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The 7 Deadly Sins of Guest Posting

November 17, 2013 by Jill Stanton

Guest Post Best Practice

Normally around these parts we discuss different social media strategies that our fellow marketers and business owners can use to build our brand, promote our business, and build a relationship with our customers. Well, today I'm shaking things up![read more]

Why Creating a Blogging Website is Essential

October 27, 2013 by Darin L. Hammond

Everyone Should Blog

Who benefits from a blogging website? You do. Whoever you are you will benefit from blogging, but you must locate your reasons for blogging or you will fail. Most of you seek out blogging as a forum for expression, and this is the ideal, but not the only motivation.[read more]

7 Ways to Magnify the Impact of Your Company Blog

June 22, 2013 by Monica Jade Romeri

Social Media Impact

Business blogging is the foundation for strategic content marketing, which can trigger significant new business generation and help you maintain your current client base.[read more]

How to Blog (Even If You Can't Write)

June 20, 2013 by Pratik Dholakiya

How to write for blogs

You don’t have to be an amazing writer to be a successful blogger. You just need to learn some simple tricks and dedicate yourself to the process. The difference between every great writer and the mediocre one isn’t grammar or innate talent; it’s hard work.[read more]

Three Data Points to Measure Your Blog Efforts

June 2, 2013 by Gini Dietrich

measuring data

A few months ago, I decided to spend some time inside the Spin Sucks analytics to see if we could track and measure our blog efforts, other than the typical visitor and unique visitor increases.[read more]

Promoting Content with Google+

May 18, 2013 by Mike Allton

promoting with Google+

Many bloggers stop the promotion of their content at Facebook and Twitter. Google+, however, has broadcasting components that can make the promotion of content easier and can create more interactive reader experience.[read more]

Scheduling Your Blog: How Often and Best Times to Publish

April 7, 2013 by Helen Nesterenko

blog scheduling

Once you’ve discovered the best times to blog, being consistent with your publishing schedule also increases SEO value and encourages readers to come back regularly for more.[read more]

Blogging Ideas for 2013: 5 Ways to Build Your Topic Pipeline

January 20, 2013 by Ori Yankelev


If you’re like me and you’ve set blogging goals for yourself in 2013 (or you’ve had blogging goals set for you — welcome to the team, new OpenView hires!), it’s important to set aside a little time into developing your game plan for actually achieving those goals.[read more]


3 Key Google Analytics for a Successful Blog in 2013

January 1, 2013 by Chris Syme

Supercharge your blog's performance in 2013 by using specific analytics that measure your business goals. Here are three that will help you get your blog more productive in the new year.[read more]

VIDEO: 5 Ways to Efficiently Create Content that Doesn't Suck

December 8, 2012 by Jasmine Henry

Marie Forleo, a marketing and lifestyle expert whose weekly newsletter and videos have over 90,000 subscribers in 188 countries, recently created a video with some great tips on how to write faster, and after the video we’ve pinpointed the most pertinent guidelines for small business owners.[read more]


Search Engine Optimisation is an investment not a cost.

July 16, 2012 by Dawn McGruer FRSA

A very basic and practical list of facts and best practices related to SEO.[read more]

A Blogger's Checklist

June 10, 2012 by Mark Lynch

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Want some more traction on your blog? Here are 6 components every blog post should have:1. It's written for people.Yes, SEO and key-wording are incredibly important, but if no one wants to read it then what's the use of Google finding it? Avoid tactics like keyword stuffing. Not only are search engines recognizing some of these "black...[read more]

20 Reasons Why Your Blog Sucks

April 30, 2012 by Andy Gonzalez

My title for this blog is to serve one purpose. To show that most of the people who share this blog have never read it. It’s not your fault. Most blogs are boring, they provide very little in the way knowledge, or thought leadership. However, our community of Social Media professionals share these blogs based on title, and not merit. Again, I blame the blogger … not the viewer.[read more]