2018

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4 Unconventional Ways to Promote Blog Content on Social Media

Content Marketing Institute

Remember when you could write an amazing blog post, paste the link with a featured image, and hit share on social to see your web traffic grow? The same old content promotion tactics don’t work anymore. With organic reach rapidly declining on social media, you need new ways to effectively promote blog content without paying for it. In this post, I’ll walk you through four effective and unconventional ways to promote your blog content on social media without paying for it. Let’s jump right in.

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The New WordPress Gutenberg Editor

Tina Dubinsky

Do you manage a self-hosted WordPress website? By now you should have encountered this year’s significant change, the WordPress Gutenberg Editor. After a frosty reception from the blogging community, it’s now scoring two-and-a-half stars on WordPress.org.

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Everything We Do (As Writers and Artists) is Marketing

Jeff Goins

For the longest time, I despised marketing. Couldn’t stand it. It just felt like pure dishonesty. I felt this way long before ever becoming a writer. Little did I know that just about everything I did was marketing. Full shownotes: [link

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How to Start a Travel Blog and Make Money: Step-by-Step Tutorial

ThemeIsle

Smitten by wanderlust? Want to see the world? Why not start a travel blog to share your experiences with others? Beyond it just plain being fun to write about your adventures, creating a travel blog might even be able to help you make enough money to fund even more fun adventures.

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Why Good Site Architecture Is The Only CRO You Need

Neil Patel

When you hear the words “site architecture,” the first thing that comes to mind is probably SEO. It doesn’t take much digging into SEO best practice to learn that Google loves a site with clearly defined architecture that’s easy to crawl and index.

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Why Local Businesses Will Need Websites More than Ever in 2019

Moz

Posted by MiriamEllis. 64% of 1,411 surveyed local business marketers agree that Google is becoming the new “homepage” for local businesses. Via Moz State of Local SEO Industry Report.but please don’t come away with the wrong storyline from this statistic.

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How Ahrefs and Buffer Drive 1 Million+ Sessions Per Month with Evergreen Content and Social Media

Buffer

Learn how we drive the growth of our blog here at Buffer using free, organic traffic strategies. Understand how to amplify blog content by reverse engineering social media videos that your audience will love.

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Start your H1 Project: a powerful 'micro' content strategy for digital teams

Contented

Producing a big website is like running a marathon, culminating in a frantic sprint over the finish line. Business-as-usual slowly returns and change requests come in. At first, you’re thankful for the quieter pace.

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James Comey's Book Pre-Sold Almost 200,000 Copies, Source Says

Huffpost

That number includes both digital and hardcover pre-sales

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Long tail keywords matter to Artists and Authors too

Tina Dubinsky

Do you want to increase the visibility of your website? If you’re serious about marketing your artistry online, then add long tail keywords to improve search engine placement. So, what’s a long tail keyword?

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How To Write A Short Artist Statement

Tina Dubinsky

A critical aspect of writing a short artist statement is to keep it easy to read. And this can be a difficult task when your art has so much to say, but you’re not sure how to tell it. Do you have a hard time expressing your process and thoughts? An artist statement provides information.

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How to write a pithy blog post and engage readers

Tina Dubinsky

To write a pithy blog post takes practice. If you dare to learn, your writing will engage more readers. While pithy describes a writing style and voice, it also characterizes language choices. But are you aware of its relation to the orange? Citrus fruit and other plants contain pith.

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Writing for others about the unfamiliar

Tina Dubinsky

As a ghostwriter for business blogs, “write what you know” has limitations when writing for others. It seems like good advice and for most blog writers it’s the obvious choice.

Freelance 130
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What does the phrase “sent to Coventry” mean?

Tina Dubinsky

While the exact origin of “sent to Coventry” continues to elude historians, its meaning remains steadfast. An English idiom, this phrase is not as predictable as other phrases, like “the finer things in life.”

Freelance 130
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215: Creating Atomic Habits with James Clear

Jeff Goins

There’s plenty of advice in the entrepreneurial community on habits. But what are atomic habits and how can you take the reins on creating atomic habits of your own? And why would you want to? The man to answer those questions is my friend, James Clear. Full shownotes: [link

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Writing is Manual Labor

Jeff Goins

How does inspiration happen? Where does it come from? Do we wait for it to come or simply get to work? And how does one go about capturing such a thing? Most importantly, how does a writer actually write? Full shownotes: [link

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Writing Lesson 1: Great Ideas

Jeff Goins

What’s the secret to writing a great book? Is it having a great book marketing plan? Hiring a PR agency? Studying grammar for years so you can craft the perfect sentence? The secret to writing a great book is coming up with a great idea. It all hinges on the idea. Full shownotes: [link

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214: Becoming the Patron of Your Art with Cathy Heller

Jeff Goins

There was a time when artists were commissioned to create for royalty and other wealthy patrons. While it isn’t widely done today, there is a way for you to become the patron of your own art and our guest will tell us how she did it. Cathy Heller is a musician, podcaster, entrepreneur and deep soul. In her own words, she helps people do the things they are called to do in a way that no one else can do them.

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213: The How of Happiness with Alli Worthington

Jeff Goins

Do you ever think about how you can be happier? Someone who knows is here to tell us! Our guest today, Alli Worthington, is sharing her knowledge on the how of happiness. Full shownotes: [link

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212: How to Stand Beautiful with Chloe Howard

Jeff Goins

Have you ever been afraid to share something special about you? Our guest has, but her journey has shown her how to overcome that fear and stand beautiful in her uniqueness. Chloe Howard joins us on The Portfolio Life to talk about being born different, and what happened to give her the strength and courage to speak her truth. Full shownotes: [link

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211: How to Monetize Any Niche with Heather Teysko

Jeff Goins

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Three Life Lessons from Running Tribe Conference for Four Years

Jeff Goins

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EP210: Honoree Corder

Jeff Goins

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EP209: How to Use Time to Be Your Most Creative with Dan Pink

Jeff Goins

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208: The Fun Formula: Why Doing What's Fun Brings Success with Joel Comm

Jeff Goins

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207: Finding a New Creative Path With Food with Sonja Overhiser

Jeff Goins

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How to Make Your Writing Absolutely Perfect Every Time

Jeff Goins

Writing 100
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The Benefits of Taking Time Off: Interview with Bob Lotich

Jeff Goins

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How to Handle a Mistaken Identity

Jeff Goins

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205: The Best Writing Tool There Is

Jeff Goins

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PL 025 - Chad Allen Interview

Jeff Goins

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Finding Significance Throughout Your Career with Ken Davis

Jeff Goins

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11 Solid Reasons to Not Write a Book

Jeff Goins

Writing 100
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How to Know if You Should Write a Book

Jeff Goins

Writing 100
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How to Write a Bestseller (and Why That Doesn't Mean What You Think It Does)

Jeff Goins

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How to Finish Writing Your Book By Abandoning It Well

Jeff Goins

IT 100
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Embracing the Discipline to Write Your Book

Jeff Goins

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