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3 Things the Beatles Can Teach You About Content Marketing

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 09.16.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

The Beatles are often credited as the greatest rock band of all time. Their following is huge now, but if you look at their beginnings you'll discover something else about the Beatles. They are great content marketers.

10 Blog Etiquettes For Readers And Blog Owners

David Goehst | Posted 09.16.2014 | Technology
David Goehst

Here are 10 distinct etiquettes that readers and blog owners should adhere to for better looking articles, smarter reading and overall cleanliness across the blogosphere.

4 Reasons Guest Blogging Should Be a Part of Every Entrepreneur's Strategy

Jose Vasquez | Posted 09.15.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

It's important to develop and maintain a blog on your own website, but if you're already adhering to best practices internally, it's time to take your expertise -- and your personality -- further out.

Ten Ways to be a Mythic Content Whisperer

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Rule #1 - blog with the absolute best content you can produce, don't waste valuable time or resources on social media until your business has 30-50 blog posts completed.

Black Girls Killing It Founder Neil Alvin On How He Built a Community for Black Fashionistas

Rana Campbell | Posted 09.09.2014 | Black Voices
Rana Campbell

I chatted with Neil Alvin about the vision behind BGKI, the brand's evolution, business challenges, and future plans.

5 Key Tactics for Improving Your Marketing Platform Strategy

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Every business today, regardless of size needs a marketing platform strategy to get your content "heard" on the right social channel.

How To Brainpick The Internet

The European | Max Tholl | Posted 09.04.2014 | World

Maria Popova tweets 60 times a day but fears the Internet’s information overload. She told The European's Max Tholl how to strike the balance an...

10 Creative Ways to Use Lists to Improve Your Content Marketing Strategy

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.03.2014 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

Lists are everywhere and the headlines with lists are proliferating faster than rabbits imbibing unlimited amounts of Jack Daniels.

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: Streaming and Dreaming

Shelly Peiken | Posted 09.02.2014 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

Oh. My. God. Oh. My. God. Omgid Omigod Omigod. I am so embarrassed. I'm a grown woman and I just got the equivalent of a time out.

13 Lessons I've Learned From Turning My Blog Into a Business

Lisa Kerr | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Lisa Kerr

Since turning my blog into a business, I've been featured nationally on TV and radio, and I've worked with some very high-profile people and companies -- all of whom reached out to me.

How to Redefine Your Marketing Strategy in Today's Tech Drenched World

Lee Traupel | Posted 08.29.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

"There's many a slip twixt cup and the lip" is erroneously attributed to Shakespeare throughout history. The origins can be traced back to Greek myth...

5 Reasons Why I Blogged Myself Out of a Job

Janelle McLeod | Posted 08.28.2014 | Business
Janelle McLeod

People often hear the word "blog" and start thinking, oh no! I don't want to blog. Or, what is a blog? Why do I need to do this? and so forth. Sometim...

Getting Attention in Today's Social Media Tower of Babel

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

One of our greatest challenges working with clients is getting their attention, let alone their target market demographics. Some see this shiny mark...

Finding My Voice (and Using It) to End Sexual Violence

Erin McKelle | Posted 08.24.2014 | Impact
Erin McKelle

As much as people may want to deny it, young people are driving the sexual assault prevention and feminist movements forward. They are the catalysts.

PODCAST: Discussing Geocities with Squarespace

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2014 | Huffpost Code

Each week, the HuffPost Code team meets to discuss the latest tech news and interview special guests for the Floating Points Podcast. This week's epis...

5 Blog Posts I Don't Need to Read Again

Sarah Gilbert | Posted 08.08.2014 | Women
Sarah Gilbert

We could use some new stories about ourselves and our lives. What do you think? These posts were good the first time we saw them, but can we have some new topics? Let's not write these.

Mommy Blogger Gives Up Blogging

Reductress | Posted 08.07.2014 | Comedy

Samantha Jaydiel, the once-popular mommy blogger of the website, "Just a Slice of Us," told sources earlier last week that her small family's inability to "do anything even remotely interesting" has left her with no choice but to give up blogging until they turn around.

The Why: 12 Distinct Goals for Business Blogging

Danny Wong | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Danny Wong

Before jumping to the wrong conclusions about the value of business blogging, see what 12 members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) have to say about how content helps their companies grow.

When Facebook Friends Become Real Life Friends

Lori Day | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Lori Day

With friends who live very far away, online friendship is still real friendship. I wish this kind of friendship were not stigmatized by people who don't understand it or simply don't need it. But here's to the friends I've met online and come to love...

Your Blog Will Survive in Your Leave of Absence

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 08.04.2014 | Small Business
Alex Ivanovs

When I discovered that I would be leaving everything behind for a few months, I didn't know what to think, and whether my blog would survive my absence during these few months. It turns out, your blog can and will survive.

Marketing Prerequisites for Businesses in the Billion Dollar Age

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.02.2014 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

Digital silos are collapsing right in front of us. Today's social curated, lean, API-hungry businesses built at the blurred intersection of design and user experience are forcing CMOs and CEOs to adjust their marketing strategy accordingly.

Authors Are A**Holes

Rachel Thompson | Posted 08.01.2014 | Books
Rachel Thompson

Stop with the whining about how Amazon sucks or blah blah doesn't work (nothing is magical), pull up your big girl and big boy pants and spend that effort writing your next blog post, book or tweet.

The Discreet Power of Blogging Is Allowing Women to Express Their Expertise

Student Reporter | Posted 07.31.2014 | Media
Student Reporter

Blogging has often been praised for validating female voices, allowing them unprecedented freedom to publish original and unfiltered content, regardless of mainstream agendas and focuses.

3 Surefire Ways to Increase the Reach of Your Blog Posts

Matthew Collis | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Matthew Collis

In this article I'll outline three great ways you can increase traffic to your blog and get more eyeballs reading your content.

Twitter Is Still the Best Water Cooler Ever for Brands

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

How much time is Twitter going to take to be effective for your business? The simple answer is probably an hour or two a day, depending on your products and services, community service sophistication, how you're using the platform and how aggressively you want to grow your brand.