8 Steps to Improved Writing

So, 8 steps to improved writing. It's intimidating to write a how to (or should that be how-to) post about writing. I mean, readers are going to search for my mistakes. I know I would, and that's my first point. Your writing will never be perfect, so don't sweat it. 8 Steps to Improved Writing [...]

By |2021-05-13T14:06:35+00:00May 13th, 2021|Writing|Comments Off on 8 Steps to Improved Writing

What Makes a Blog Attractive to Readers?

What makes a blog attractive to readers? What makes one blog attractive to readers while another bounces visitors at alarming rates? Is it content, layout, grammar, or images? The answer is yes. What Makes a Blog Attractive to Readers? Layout  Layout and structure are critical to readability. A well-written post with compelling content that isn't [...]

By |2021-05-06T14:15:29+00:00May 6th, 2021|Writing|Comments Off on What Makes a Blog Attractive to Readers?

How to Create an eBook in 5 Easy Steps  

I've been asked more than once how to create an eBook. If you’ve published a series of blogs on one topic you already have an eBook just waiting to be published. Here’s an example, The Fleet Managers Guide to Fleet Graphics. This eBook was compiled from 19 previously published blog posts. How to Create an [...]

By |2021-04-22T14:14:37+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Writing|Comments Off on How to Create an eBook in 5 Easy Steps  

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
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