Blogging and social media: just listen to those wedding bells

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Blogs and social media getting together:
not just a one-night stand

Further to my article a couple of weeks ago where we looked at the convergence of conversations between blogging and social media, do you think this is going to be a quickie affair … or a long, happy marriage?

As mentioned in the previous article, increasingly we’re finding that conversations triggered by a blog post are taking place on the social media, not on your blog.

(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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New marketer business blogs to success with How To Write Better

Business blog,business blogs,posts,articles,business writing,writing tipsIf you’re a business blog writer like me, it’s really gratifying to know how your hard-earned expertise has helped someone else get started successfully, isn’t it?

Here’s a very short case history of a talented young guy – Rizvan Ullah –

(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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The A-2-Z of business blog writing: X is for Xmas And Other Special Days

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Special days can be useful to give
your business blog posts a topical edge

Making use of holidays and other special occasions as a way of creating topical blog posts is a good idea, provided that you use such occasions in an intelligent way that helps to promote your business … and stands out from everyone else who might be trying to make a noise along similar lines.

(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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The A-2-Z of business blog writing: V is for Verbosity

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Is verbosity a problem in
your business blog writing?

I’m the last writer in the world to object to words, verbosity-laden or not. But even I have to admit that too many words suck. How can you write what you want to express in your business blog posts without overdoing the verbiage? Here are some thoughts. [Read more…]

The A-2-Z of business blog writing: U is for Unsafe For Work

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Is what you write in your business blog posts truly “safe for work?”

“Unsafe for work” is a bit of a cheat really as the proper term is “not safe for work,” but as it’s an important issue to think about with your business blogging I hope you’ll forgive the small transgression. [Read more…]

The A-2-Z of business blog writing: O is for Opinions

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Opinions are like tomatoes

Opinions are like tomatoes: delicious and welcome when they’re ripe and plump, but utterly undesirable if they are rotten or don’t fit in with a particular menu.

So how should we incorporate opinions – our own, as well as others’ – into our blog posts? [Read more…]

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