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The Danger of Blogging

The Danger of Blogging

If you’ve read my latest book, 52 Writing Tips: Fast and Easy Ways to Polish Your Writing, you know that I devote one section to blogging, with several articles to help both novice and experienced bloggers. Why, then, would I describe blogging as dangerous? Done...

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The Danger of Blogging

The Danger of Blogging

If you’ve read my latest book, 52 Writing Tips: Fast and Easy Ways to Polish Your Writing, you know that I devote one section to blogging, with several articles to help both novice and experienced bloggers. Why, then, would I describe blogging as dangerous? Done...

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What is the Ideal Blog Post Length?

What is the Ideal Blog Post Length?

If, as part of your work in learning how to blog effectively, you read other blogs (I highly recommend this), you may be puzzled by the widely ranging lengths of different posts. Are you confused about the ideal blog post length? A lot of people ask me how many words...

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Why Blogging is Important for Business

"Why should I have a blog ? What business purpose would I get from a blog?" If you've asked yourself why blogging is important for business, here are my tips as a blogger for 13 years. Yes, I started blogging in 2009 and have written thousands of blog posts....

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Blogging and Relationship Marketing: Perfect Together

Blogging and Relationship Marketing: Perfect Together

If you are a beginning blogger, you may mainly be concerned with getting posts written. As you gain confidence, learn to think of blogging as a vehicle for relationship marketing. They go together. Blogging shows your expertise – you’re connecting with your readers...

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Meet Blogging Deadlines: 5 Step Process

Meet Blogging Deadlines: 5 Step Process

An actively updated blog does wonders for your search engine optimization. Recently I attended a conference of women entrepreneurs. Of the approximately 75 people present, about one third of them had blogs. Only two people in the room, including me, blogged once a...

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How to Use Statistics Effectively in Your Blog

How to Use Statistics Effectively in Your Blog

If you’re like me, you may have a temptation to shudder at the word, “statistics.” When I found out I had to take statistics in graduate school, I almost didn't go. The thought of algebra turned my stomach. I know, you might find math to be fun and do math problems as...

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How to Conquer Blogger’s Block

How to Conquer Blogger’s Block

If you’ve ever worried that you don’t have any ideas for your blog, here is how to conquer blogger’s block. Blogger’s block is a special kind of writer’s block. A fiction writer may get stuck in a story because something is missing: a plot element, a needed character,...

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