Content Marketing

Google Says Guest Blogging Is Dead. Is It True?

Well, yes. And no. Actually, it depends. Look around the web, and you’ll find dozens of posts saying variations of the above, all referencing this post by Google’s Matt Cutts titled “The decay and fall of guest blogging.” They contradict each other, split hairs, and generally try to be as confusing as possible. After reading …

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48 Creative Geniuses Who Use Blogging to Promote Their Art

Creative Geniuses Who Use Blogging to Promote Their Art

You’ve watched artists, performers and writers like Hugh McLeod, Amanda Palmer, Chase Jarvis, and Jeff Goins sell boatloads of creative work thanks to the platforms they have built from their blogs. You tinker with your own creative projects and wonder if you could start a blog to promote them too. But despite all the blogging …

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The Underdog’s Guide to Building an Unforgettable Blog

Note from Jon: The fear of not being able to stand out in a crowded space can be paralyzing when you’re a beginner, but it doesn’t have to be. Today, one of our favorite guest contributors, Henneke Duistermaat, will walk you through how to create a blog no one forgets, even if you’re just one …

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Why You Shouldn’t Publish New Content during the Holidays (and What to Do Instead)

So… it’s the silly season, and let me guess? Things are getting silly. You’re trying to figure out how to avoid those relatives you dearly love but would also love to strangle. You still have a few last-minute gifts to buy. And in the middle of it all, somehow you have to summon the will power …

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9 Reasons Why Running a Popular Blog is Like Hosting an Awesome Party

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Do you remember the last truly awesome party you attended? Of course you do. Legendary parties stick in your memory forever. The people. The music. The atmosphere. The conversations. The hijinks. Identifying the exact ingredients that come together to create the perfect party is difficult, but you know when you’re at one. The same is …

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