All posts in the "Content Marketing" category

A Comparison of Contently vs Textbroker vs iWriterPublished by James Parsons • Category: Content Marketing

The life of a blogger is one filled with work. Imagine if you’re posting one blog post per day, five days per week. That’s 260 blog posts. Each post is, say, 2,500 words. That’s 650,000 words of writing. If it takes you an hour to write 1,000 words, that’s 27 solid days worth of…

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How to Turn Your YouTube Videos into Blog PostsPublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Content Marketing

Usually, when we talk about repurposing content, we start with blog posts. Blog posts are big lumps of text that can be repurposed in a dozen different ways. However, in this instance, you read the title right; we’re starting with videos and transitioning them to blog posts.
There are a few rea…

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5 Services to Help You Get More Links to Your Blog PostsPublished by Kenny Novak • Category: Content Marketing

Growing online is all about links. When we come right down to it, almost everything in SEO is about soliciting, gathering, accepting, or purchasing links. Paid advertising is just buying temporary links. Meta information is helping to get Google and the other search engines to link to you. The old P…

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How to Write a Great Blog Post in Under an HourPublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Content Marketing

Blogging doesn’t have to be a time consuming experience. It doesn’t have to take up hours every time you write a post. A lot of the work, really, comes down to proper preparation. Take the time now to invest in a strong foundation, and you’ll benefit in the long run.
Practice is goin…

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Why Automating Your Blog Content is a Terrible IdeaPublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Content Marketing

Automation is a tool that, much like most tools, can be used for great benefit or great detriment to your blog. Used properly and in moderation, it can save you a lot of time and energy. Used poorly, it can tank your search ranking and consequently your sales, with very little recourse short of a major si…

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25+ Ways to Reduce The Bounce Rate on Your BlogPublished by James Parsons • Category: Content Marketing

Bounce rate is a measurement of the number of people who enter your site and then leave almost immediately. There are a lot of reasons for a bounce, some good, and some bad. Regardless of the reason, though, bounces aren’t benefitting you as much as you would like. Reducing your bounce rate is al…

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How to Find an Effective Blog Management CompanyPublished by James Parsons • Category: Content Marketing

There’s no doubt about it; managing a blog is a lot of work. On the surface of it you have the actual blog content production, which can involved hiring and managing writers, or it can include creating content yourself. On top of that, you have site maintenance, keeping plugins up to date, makin…

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How to Create Legal and Ethical Curated ContentPublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Content Marketing

Content curation seems like a simple concept. All you have to do is find content around the web that you think your users will like, and share that content with them. So what’s the problem?
The problem, as it turns out, is the laws and ethics surrounding how content is treated online. There are a l…

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10 Reliable Websites to Host Your Blog Images for FreePublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Content Marketing

Blog posts need images. The problem is, images can use up a lot of bandwidth and space on a web server. These days it’s nowhere near as big a problem as it used to be, but some people still prefer using ancient, low-cost, low-resources servers to host their blogs. It’s not something I would…

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A Comprehensive Review on Textbroker and Article QualityPublished by James Parsons • Category: Content Marketing

Textbroker is the prototypical content mill marketplace these days, and it’s a hub for middling and low quality content for a pretty cheap price. It has a lot of flaws, and it really only survives because its rates allow it to gather bulk clients for extremely basic content which is, at best, pa…

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