Posts tagged "Blogging"
Why I'm No Longer Offering You a Guest Post

Why I’m No Longer Offering You a Guest Post

There's an art to writing a great guest post pitch. First, you need to look at the blogs in your niche. You need to find a site that you're familiar with, come up with a unique topic that would appeal to that readership, and then put together a polite, competent email that grabs the attention...
Five Blog Post Ideas That Won't Leave Your Readers Groaning

Five Blog Post Ideas That Won’t Leave Your Readers Groaning

If there's one way to ensure that you're never devoid of inspiration, it's to have a set of killer blog post ideas to fall back on when lighting just isn't striking. But too often, your backup ideas can be derivative and cliched - which will undermine your readers' confidence in you. So read on, and...
2013: The Burning Blogging Questions

2013: The Burning Blogging Questions

This post isn't a set of predictions. It's something far more useful. Andrew starts 2013 by asking the burning blogging questions that could be the difference between a year of successes and a year of failures.
Five Brilliant Bits of Copywriting Advice (That Bloggers Keep Ignoring)

Five Brilliant Bits of Copywriting Advice (That Bloggers Keep Ignoring)

Whether you're writing a restaurant review, ranting about the quality of political comment in this country or trying to sell your services, the rules, goals and skillsets are the same.
Would It Kill You to Be Nice?

Would It Kill You to Be Nice?

For some reason, the internet is making us incredibly angry. It's making us argue past the point of reason. It's making us set up fake Twitter accounts to harass the outspoken. And it's making us avoid the comments section of websites, because we're afraid of what we'll find down there.
The Seductive Art of Blog Commenting

The Seductive Art of Blog Commenting

It's that time of year when everyone's thoughts turn to hooking up, getting together and making a sweet, sweet partnership. For bloggers, that means only one thing...
Why I'm Giving Up on Social Sharing Sites

Why I’m Giving Up on Social Sharing Sites

Community. Sharing. Social. These unfortunates are just three of the buzz words that have been ruthlessly stripped of all meaning by the internet.
5 Apocalyptically Bad Topics I Don't Want to See in 2012

5 Apocalyptically Bad Topics I Don’t Want to See in 2012

2012 is finally here. The year of the London Olympics, the Golden Jubilee and, most concerningly, the end of the world. If the misinterpreted non-prophesies of a dead Mesoamerican civilisation are to be believed (they're not), then the world will end in some horrible manner on December 21 2012 (it won't).
Swords, Sorcery and Snow Trolls - The Skyrim Guide to Blogging

Swords, Sorcery and Snow Trolls – The Skyrim Guide to Blogging

If you find yourself within earshot of a nerd this week, the chances are that you'll hear the word "Skyrim" bandied about in excitable tones. Don't worry - this isn't some obscure lewd act known only to members of the mile-high club. It's a computer game.
What Bloggers Need to Learn from Poets

What Bloggers Need to Learn from Poets

Surely there's no common ground dark art of marketing and the creative art of poetry? You might be surprised to hear that as a blogger, you need to learn from poets.
The 2nd Annual Bad Ass SEO Guest Blogging Contest!

The 2nd Annual Bad Ass SEO Guest Blogging Contest!

As you may have guessed from the title, I've entered the 2011 Annual Bad Ass SEO Guest Blogging Contest!
The Pirate's Guide to Blogging - International Talk Like a Pirate Day

The Pirate’s Guide to Blogging – International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Yarr and avast there me hearties! It be International Talk Like a Pirate Day again, and that can mean only two things: Firstly, it be meaning that people across the globe will be saying "it be" when they mean "it is". And secondly, it be meaning that I be divulgin' the most well kept secret...