What can you blog about? Seasonal topics

small_2493066577In this article we look at business blog ideas based on seasonal topics and how to use them in a more interesting way.

Some seasonal aspects are obvious – Holiday Season gifts … winter checks for your car … time to submit your tax return … etc. But there are more subtle uses for the seasons when it comes to choices for business blog ideas. [Read more…]

Blogging for business: some tasty condiments to spice up your writing

blogging,business,writing,condiments,writingJust like our food, our business blogs need a little spicing up here and there to make them tastier and more memorable. Obviously, as is the case with cooking appetizing meals, too much in the way of spice or condiments can ruin what otherwise would be a delicious combination.

(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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Business blogs: how to make sure skimmers and scanners get your drift

Business blogs,business blog writing,skimmers,scanners,cross headings,sub headingsIt’s a well known fact that people reading text – particularly online – tend to skim or scan it rather than read it word for word. By skimming or scanning (although those activities are not identical), we basically mean dropping your eyeline down through the text and picking out the main words and phrases that tell the story of the article/blog post, without reading it word-for-word.

(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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Business blog topics: are you listening to social media?

business blog posts,business blogging,social media,writing,bloggingIf you’re scratching around looking for topics to write about in your business, professional or industry area, you might find just the thought triggers you need in the social media groups, communities and circles you frequent.

(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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Blog posts and email newsletters: kissing cousins?

blog posts,email newsletters,business blogging,email marketing,content marketing,inbound marketingDid you know that your blog posts can make very good email newsletters? This combination works very well for many people and provided you get the balance right in terms of how many and how often of which, it may well work well for you, too.

(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 blogging can really boost a local business

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If your business is all about local, don’t think that a blog isn’t worth doing.

There is a lot of excitement going on in cybercircles at the moment about online marketing for local businesses, but many local businesses don’t yet see how blogging can work for them and their customers / prospects.

(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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