Tip Category: Blog & Content Curation Tips

Questions to Ask Freelancers Before Hiring Them to Write Content

Questions to Ask Freelancers Before Hiring Them to Write Content

In part 1 of the series, we looked over the general questions to ask when hiring a freelancer to write content for you. We discussed things like experience, research, format, and content type but it’s important you ask them these secondary questions to make sure they’re the right person for the job. I consider secondary [Read more…]

4 Ways to Look Like a Writer When You’re Really Not

4 Ways to Look Like a Writer When You’re Really Not

It’s been a while since English class, and you might be a little out of practice when it comes to your writing skills . And yet, here you are, a business professional who relies on your communication skills to better market yourself and reach a wider audience. Whether you need to craft an email to [Read more…]

7 Best Online Proofreading Tools for Writing Error-Free Blog Content

7 Best Online Proofreading Tools for Writing Error-Free Blog Content

< All Articles    No blogger ever wants to allow any errors in their content. We do our best to have our articles and other content 100% error-free because we do not want to be viewed as some illiterate rednecks. While we know that allowing a single spelling error by accident does not [Read more…]

How to Define and Create Quality Content: Tips From 35+ Experts

How to Define and Create Quality Content: Tips From 35+ Experts

We’re calling it: The debate over quantity vs. quality is over. Quality wins. But what does quality content really mean? How do marketers guarantee that they are creating something that is high quality? We asked the experts presenting at Content Marketing World 2017 how they define and achieve quality content. I appreciate the simplicity of [Read more…]

Why Content Curation Is an Essential Part of Your Marketing Mix

Why Content Curation Is an Essential Part of Your Marketing Mix

Imagine if an art museum contained every single painting created over a hundred-year period. It wouldn’t be much fun to visit, right? Hundreds of thousands of images, of wildly varying quality, without organization or context? It would be like a Google image search crossed with a garage sale. Content curation is what turns a warehouse [Read more…]

How to Keep Up With Social Media News in Just 10 Minutes a Day

How to Keep Up With Social Media News in Just 10 Minutes a Day

Keeping up with new changes on the various social media platforms is essential to staying ahead on social media. Did you know for example that Facebook now allows you to upload GIFs ? Or that Facebook has also changed the News Feed to encourage high-quality links to be shared ? If a piece of social [Read more…]

7 Platforms to Spice Up Your Content Marketing Efforts

7 Platforms to Spice Up Your Content Marketing Efforts

< All Articles    Modern content marketing is about so much more than mere blogging and self-promotion. It’s about telling stories that engage your audience over time. Indeed, “content marketing is a long-term strategy, based on building a strong relationship with your target audience,” notes Neil Patel in a step-by-step guide , “by [Read more…]

How to Use Customer Research to Get Better Results from Your Content Marketing Program

How to Use Customer Research to Get Better Results from Your Content Marketing Program

One of the first questions I ask a new content client is, “Do you have any customer research I could get my hands on?” Whether the answer is yes or no, people almost always act confused at first. I’m sure they wonder why I would need customer research to write a blog post . Here’s [Read more…]

Are You Making These Blunders When Optimizing Your Website?

Are You Making These Blunders When Optimizing Your Website?

Many bloggers think in order to rank high within the SERP’s you have to build authority external links relevant to your website. Bloggers are so caught up in this notion they forget how On-Page SEO and other factors play a huge role in their success. If you do a quick search in Google for “boost [Read more…]

11 Quick Actions You Can Take Right Now To Set Your Blog Up For Explosive Success

11 Quick Actions You Can Take Right Now To Set Your Blog Up For Explosive Success

You can browse and read all the blogging tips on the ShoutMeLoud , but they will be meaningless unless you take action. For your blog to be successful , you have to brutally channel your efforts on the things that matter most for your blog growth, and stop squandering time on trivial things. Right now, [Read more…]

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