13 Types of Blog Posts to Fire Up Your Readers (And Your Editorial Calendar)

The secrets to winning with blog post marketing aren’t really secret. The keys to the conversion kingdom tend to be quality content at a consistent publishing schedule. But after weeks, months or years of publishing, simply keeping pace with your posting schedule can be daunting. One reason for that is blogger burnout. Whether you’re an […]

Expert Checklist: SEO for Blog Posts

Blog posts should never sound like you wrote them solely with SEO in mind. Which is to say, they shouldn’t read like a robotic regurgitation of formulaic keywords and information you garnered from a 90-second internet search. That type of content does nothing to convert consumers, drive up revenue or foster positive behavioral metrics for […]

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A Proven Process To Show Writers How To Write Blog Posts That Drive Results

Words aren’t just words. These tiny bundles of potential have the power to make or break your business. Hiring a freelance content writer means you’re investing in that potential, but how will you find a content partner you can trust? The path to incredible content is best traveled with care, and selecting a writer is just […]

Are Short Blog Posts Worth It in a Long-Form World?

How long should your blog posts be to attract visitors and rank highly with the search engines? Are shorter blog posts your best bet, or does long-form content generate more engagement? In a world of shifting content marketing expectations, it’s easy for companies to miss the mark and suffer the SEO consequences. Here’s what you […]

5 Types of Blog Posts You Should Publish in 2016

Every year, content marketing changes and content marketing stays the same. Keeping up with it all can be more than a little confusing, huh? In the hopes of achieving reader engagement and building an impressive following, most marketers will be publishing daily and weekly blog posts in 2016. How can you be sure all of that […]

Successful SEO with Articles and Blog Posts

Google rained a parade of algorithm changes on its search engine last year, all aimed at improving the results by devaluing content mills and link farms. This shook up search engine optimization (SEO) for many who found old tactics no longer worked. Fortunately, you can still win at SEO with articles and blog posts, especially […]

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5 Things to Plan for When You Outsource Blog Writing

Blog posts are important for many businesses — in some cases, they can even be the bread and butter of your content marketing strategy. According to a survey of business-to-business content marketers by the Content Marketing Institute, more than 90% of businesses use blog posts for content marketing. Keeping up with that competition can take […]

How Long Should a Blog Post Really Be?

How long should a blog post be? Well, as with many marketing questions, the classic “it depends” is a good answer. The experts behind content analysis tool Yoast say a standard page should be at least 300 words long and cornerstone content should start around 900 words. HubSpot looked at its data and puts the ideal blog […]

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