14 good ideas for great business blog posts

If you ever scratch around looking for new ideas to write about in business blog posts, here’s a curation of 14 star-quality ideas to solve your problem instantly.

14 good ideas for great business blog posts

Each one shares a link to another article that gives you plenty more ideas along the same lines, fires you up with even more inspiration and shares ways to write up your blog post successfully. So help yourself… [Read more…]

10 links to help you write throat-grabbing headlines

Do you ever wonder how to write a really catchy headline for a blog post, article, social media post or as an email subject line?

10 links to help you write good headlines

“…how to ensure you pick the right words to trigger the right emotions…”

Here is the HTWB pick of articles and tutorials on the interwebby right now that will give you all the help you need to write headlines that work wonders for you and your business. [Read more…]

Blog posts: how long should they be? No sh*t?

As you know there is quite a lot about blogging here on HTWB (this is article-about-blogging #232); but if you scroll through all of them you won’t find a miracle word count figure anywhere.

Blog posts: how long should they be? No sh*t?

People browsing leisure blogs in their coffee break probably will not want to read a 3,000 word long-form blog post

If I received a pound (or even a US dollar) each time someone has asked me what is the ideal length for a blog post, I’d be rich enough to pay all my utility bills on time. The short answer, is that there is no short answer.

For a list of the top 10 most helpful articles on blogging for business as chosen by our readers, click here

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Here’s some help to plan your blog posts for 2016

As this week (between Christmas and New Year) can be a quieter time for businesses, it offers a great chance to think about your marketing for the coming year and especially your blog posts. Just before Christmas I flagged up some areas of your business you might like to have a think about over the Holiday; now, here’s some more specific help!

HTWB blog 2016

For a list of the top 10 most helpful articles on blogging for business as chosen by our readers, click here

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How quotes can make your written content crisper

Using direct quotes from relevant people can help boost the credibility factor of your articles and blog posts. But they are easy to get wrong. Here’s how to avoid that…

How quotes can make your written content crisper

Do you know how to use quotes that will enhance your blog posts and other content?

Proof-reading my son’s coursework for his Masters degree in marketing management recently, I suddenly had a thought about the principle of referencing in academic writing and how it can apply – in a far less turgid degree – to blogging and other content. [Read more…]

How to blog so your business benefits from the Holidays

How to make your blog posts benefit from the Holiday season by Suzan St Maur

It’s that time of year again. Are you blogging to make the most of the opportunities the Holidays (a.k.a. the Festive Season) have to offer?

If you haven’t already started thinking about your blog posts over the upcoming Holidays, you need to do so now. Not only are there the Holidays themselves to think about, but also we’re coming up to the time of year when many, many businesses are offering special deals, savings, sales and more.

Although you don’t want to be an also-ran, you also don’t want to miss out on any opportunities to get your brand out there and attracting attention.

(For a list of the top 10 most helpful articles on blogging for business as chosen by our readers, click here)

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