7 Keys to Keyword Success

If you're looking for advanced training on SEO, this isn't the place. However, if you're like me and publish new content consistently, but only know enough about keywords to be dangerous, then this post is for you. Here are my 7 keys to keyword success. The seven-point checklist below is part of what I do [...]

By |2021-03-06T11:19:30+00:00March 4th, 2021|Writing|Comments Off on 7 Keys to Keyword Success

Why Your Company Should Blog

If you're business isn't blogging, or not posting new blogs, here are a couple of reasons why your company should blog. Granted, it's not as easy as it was ten years ago to make an impact with your blog. There was much less competition back then. However, that doesn't mean you can't make an impact. [...]

By |2021-02-22T14:37:42+00:00February 18th, 2021|Writing|Comments Off on Why Your Company Should Blog

6 Ways to Never Run Out of Blog Post Ideas

I have a group of friends who meet to brainstorm (now virtually) monthly. Several make their living writing, and nearly everyone in the group writes. One of the writers has written scores of posts about... beans. I've written 40 blogs about sunglasses, and another has written about the insurance industry for several years. How do [...]

By |2021-02-16T14:54:18+00:00January 28th, 2021|Writing|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Never Run Out of Blog Post Ideas

How to Create Content When You Don’t Have Time

You own or manage a small business that depends on internet lead generation. You know content is king, and quality content increases your rank authority in search – therefore, more lead potential. So, you began a company blog last year and wrote three posts. Then you just didn't have time to continue writing. You don’t [...]

By |2021-01-14T16:24:34+00:00January 14th, 2021|Writing|Comments Off on How to Create Content When You Don’t Have Time

How to Develop the Discipline to Write

How to develop the discipline to write isn't the same for all. However there are some basics that fit most writers. Writing is a very personal and developing the discipline to write—even more so. What may work for some may not work for others. However, I've found one common activity shared by disciplined writers. They [...]

By |2021-03-07T16:42:37+00:00October 8th, 2020|Writing|Comments Off on How to Develop the Discipline to Write

My Top Ten (plus one) Blogging Mistakes

During the quarantine, I have time on my hands, you? One of the ways I fill my time is writing. I write books, web copy, and stories. However, what I write the most are blogs. I've posted more than 2,000, and I've made every one of these eleven blogging mistakes and more. How do you [...]

By |2020-04-06T16:38:19+00:00April 6th, 2020|Writing|Comments Off on My Top Ten (plus one) Blogging Mistakes

Meet Your New Staff Writer Al Gorithm

Robot writers, allegorical algorithms, and automated content generators sound like subtitles in a science fiction movie, but they’re not. Because they’re real, and they’re here. So, be ready to meet your new staff writer ... AI. As far back as six years ago in the last six months of 2014, AP released more than 3,000 [...]

By |2021-03-23T14:43:10+00:00March 4th, 2020|Writing|Comments Off on Meet Your New Staff Writer Al Gorithm

Is Content Really King?

Content is king. Hail the king! Long live the king! Except … is content really king? Yes, content curation is an effective strategy to bring prospects to the top of the lead generation funnel. Without content, sites end up languishing on page three of a Google search. Therefore, content is a critical need, right? Not [...]

By |2019-11-18T16:11:02+00:00November 18th, 2019|Writing|1 Comment

Is This What Your Content is Missing?   

A few years ago a gunman perched atop an eight-story Indianapolis parking garage fired shots at nearby buildings; although he had committed a murder and eventually took his own life, no pedestrians were injured, in part because the news exploded on Twitter, warning everyone off the streets. Because fear and concern motivated people to share information. [...]

By |2019-10-17T13:20:16+00:00October 17th, 2019|Writing|Comments Off on Is This What Your Content is Missing?   

How to Defeat Writer’s Block

My wife was struggling writing a presentation she was to give in five days. She told me she was blocked because she didn’t know what to write. She had spent more than an hour staring at a blank screen. Not only were the words not coming, she was paralyzed. So, has this ever happened to [...]

By |2019-09-16T15:18:07+00:00September 16th, 2019|Writing|Comments Off on How to Defeat Writer’s Block
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