How a New Blogger Can Master Content Marketing [EP 19 The Blog Chronicles]

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Pamela Wilson understands content marketing like few others do.

She’s a former Executive VP of Educational Content for Rainmaker Digital, the company that owns Copyblogger.com (one of the world’s most popular online marketing blogs.)

She also owns Big Brand System, a business that helps online companies big or small create memorable brands that get results.

And she just published her first book titled Master Content Marketing: A Simple Strategy to Cure the Blank Page Blues and Attract a Profitable Audience

On this episode of The Blog Chronicles, we focus on You the blogger and how content marketing can be implemented into your blogging routine so you can reach MORE people, grow a wider audience and ultimately boost your sales (if you are monetized.)

Here are some things you’ll discover in this episode:

–What the term “content marketing” means to the new blogger

–How content marketing works

–The skills needed to succeed at content marketing

–Why you shouldn’t dread doing it

–Why “I don’t have time for content marketing” is a lame excuse

–A lazy approach to content marketing

–What is a “customer journey” and why a blogger should create content that fosters their journey

–7 Essential Elements to Successful Content Continue reading…

Why Roundup Posts Deliver Proven Results (Like More Traffic) [EP 18 The Blog Chronicles]

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Romanian Blogger Minuca Elena is a full-time creator of Expert Roundup Posts in many different blog niches.

Busy influencers hire her to organize and put together these projects. She makes a nice living doing this as an independent blogger.

Listen in as she talks about her life as an expert in expert roundup posts.

Here are some of the things you’ll learn in this episode:

–How blogging has changed Minuca’s life

–Why she focuses on creating expert roundups

–How she became a full time blogger

–What expert roundup posts can do for your website

–What her family and friends think about her career

–What Minuca likes and dislikes about full time blogging

–Where Minuca expects to be in two years Continue reading…

How to Be a Prolific Blogger Who Churns Out Great Posts [EP 17 The Blog Chronicles]

How to Be a Prolific Blogger

 

My guest has been a prolific blogger for over ten years.

He is also a published author, website designer, social media expert and speaker who works from home, consistently producing content that helps website owners become more efficient with their blogs, build their own tribes and boost their online sales.

Let’s get our chronicle on with Mike Allton…

On this blog chronicle Mike Allton shares:

–His personal blogging journey
–How to come up with an endless supply of post ideas
–His best source for blog traffic
–His biggest blogging strengths and weaknesses
–Which social media platforms work best for getting traffic
–Which monetizations work for him and which don’t

Continue reading…

This Freelance Starter Kit Fits in Your Back Pocket and Has Everything You Need to Launch Your New Career

Freelance Starter kit

 

If you’re new to freelancing, here’s a handy starter kit to get your business moving.

This kit is made up of seven tools. The first two address the foundation of your freelance business–two things you need that are non negotiable: your website and your branding.

The other five tools can be used every day. Each one together helps you land clients, produce great work and get paid. 

Let’s take a look at what’s inside my freelance starter kit: Continue reading…

Blog Marketing Tips that Work. Period. [EP 14 The Blog Chronicles]

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On this episode of The Blog Chronicles, we’re going to talk with Hernan Vazquez about blog marketing tips.

He is an entrepreneur who has founded 3 internet marketing companies which earn high six figure revenues per year. Hernan consults with business owners as well, helping entrepreneurs get more leads and sell more stuff using the internet.

On this episode I’m going to ask him about his system for increasing online sales, how he helps business owners grow, and his strategies for business blogging.

He’s based in Argentina, so let’s step into my skype studio and have a chat with digital marketer and entrepreneur, Hernan Vazquez. Continue reading…

How to Generate Traffic to Your Blog [EP 12 The Blog Chronicles]

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Hello and welcome to this episode of The Blog Chronicles. I’m your Host Matthew Loomis.

This show is sponsored by Build Your Own Blog dot net. The full-service destination for people that want to start their own WordPress blog and achieve long-term success.

My guest today is Ana Hoffman. Ana runs a popular blog that’s all about generating website traffic, how to do it. The best ways to generate traffic, the not so best ways of generating traffic. What works, what doesn’t work. Continue reading…

How to Edit Your Content Like a Master (and By Yourself!)

How to edit your blog content

In a perfect world, we’d have an editor/proofreader at our beck and call to review all our content before it publishes.

I can hear you laughing!

And I know well that most of us have neither the funds nor the time built into our content creation schedules to benefit from the finishing touches a great editor can provide.

The reality is that many of us have to edit our own content.

This may seem like an impossible task, but in this section, I’m going to share a few techniques that will make it doable. Continue reading…

How Does Authentic Personal Brand Management Empower Teens? This High School Teacher Thinks Every Kid in America Should Know [EP 16 The Blog Chronicles]

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Welcome to Episode 16 of The Blog Chronicles

My guest is a high school teacher in the state of Florida who is pioneering a unique classroom curriculum that’s teaching high school students the subject of Personal Brand Management.

He’s become a self taught expert on how our digital footprints are formed over time and how those digital footprints impact us in the present and for the rest of our lives. Continue reading…

How to Make Great Digital Storytelling that Attracts People [EP 15 The Blog Chronicles]

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Welcome to this episode of The Blog Chronicles.

My guest is a professional blogger and entrepreneur who runs her own online business called Kotaw– a Los Angeles based creative digital storytelling agency.

She’s a former journalist who uses 3 types of storytelling to make branding magic for businesses like Apple, Disney, Coca Cola, Lifetime and NPR. Her branding journalism and public relations clients have been featured on E! Network, ABC News, Cosmpopolitan, Marie Claire and Good Housekeeping magazines.

She has also written a bestselling memoir about her terrifying experiences with an ex husband that was made into a Lifetime Network movie. Continue reading…

2 Scary Bigfoot Stories This Oregon Blogger Swears are True

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My guest today is David Boozer.

He is the professional blogger I had on back on Episode 10 How to Make a Big Foot Print with Your Blog. Episode 10 How to Make a Big Foot Print with Your Blog.

Today we’re going to continue talking about Bigfoot, only this time we are going to be doing a much different type of Blog Chronicles episode.

Today we’re not going to focus much on blogging, we are going to talk about the literal Bigfoot, also known as Sasquatch. This episode is totally for fun, I thought this season, here at the end of October was a perfect time to bring David back because back on epsisode 10 he pointed out that he’s had a couple of experiences with Big foot up in Oregon (which is where David lives.)

Let’s do something different here and talk about Bigfoot. He will share his stories and talk about this creature that many people absolutely think exists. Continue reading…