How to Make a Post on Facebook – 14 Prompts to Writing Fabulous Posts for Your Blog or Business Page

April 22, 2015
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how-toThis is a guest post by Adam Morgan. He specializes in SEO, PPC, and loves learning all he can about online writing and social media. You can check out his blog and get his free ebook 6 Steps to Making Your First $100 with Your Blog at succeedwithadam.com

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Free Photos for Blogs are Easy to Find with Flickr — This Video Shows You How

April 20, 2015
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[social_warfare]Free photos for blogs

Free Photos for Blogs are available for you.

All you need is a handy video like this one that shows you where to go and what to do to get great photos for your blog that you can use without worrying about copyrights. (more…)

28 Really Inspiring Quotes from 4 Superstar Bloggers

April 17, 2015
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28 ÷ 4 = 7 Quotes Each

Below, you get this mathematical formula: 7 really inspiring quotes from 4 different blogging champions.

I call them blogging champions because blogging has been integral to their success. And each one knows a lot about blogging, content marketing, social media, and digital marketing.

So, if you need an emotional boost–if the state of your current blog has you feeling down–kick around their simple words of wisdom. (more…)

Is Google Plus Dead ? As Rumors Swirl, Bloggers Still Finding Results On Once Promising Social Media Platform – The 60 Second Blog Report

April 11, 2015
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Google Plus Dead

Many people have already written G+ obituaries. Meanwhile, other folks are getting results and having fun using Google Plus despite its fragile outlook.

So what’s a blogger to do? Forget about Google Plus or keep hope alive? (more…)

How a Blog Idea Generator Helps You Cure Writer’s Block–Here’s 9 Options

April 9, 2015
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I see you in my sleep.

In the middle of the night, when my brain processes the day’s thoughts, you are there–wrestling with a shadowy figure I instantly recognize.

Writer’s block.

I have seen that uninvited dark cloud a few times myself. When I’m awake.

I feel you, dear blogger, and since I’m thinking about your plight during the day, you end up in my dreams.

Or maybe “nightmares” is a better description…there’s nothing sweet about writer’s block.

In my dreams, I see you staring at your computer monitor. Filled with frustration. Groping for inspiration.

Take heart. I’ve got nine tool ideas you can use to cure writer’s block.

Meet the blog idea generator… (more…)

Soccer Player Hope Solo & Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke Start Blogging In Same Week

March 31, 2015
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Did you know soccer sensation Hope Solo is now personally writing her new blog?soccer player hope solo

 

 

 
What about banking boss Ben Bernanke? He also started a personal blog recently. 

 

Get the details in this 60 Second Blog Report: (more…)

WordPress vs Tumblr – Which Platform is the Right Choice for YOUR Blog?

March 28, 2015
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wordpress vs tumblr

What platform should a new blogger choose?

That’s one of the earliest (and most crucial) decisions you will face. Because the platform is your foundation, where the blog begins and ends.

While shopping for a blog platform, you can easily get bogged down in too many choices–Drupal, Joomla, Wix–leading to information overload.

“I just want to blog,” you might be thinking…”which blog will suit my needs?”

In this blog post, I want to give you a comparison/contrast that is easy to digest, based on my own experience and observations. I’ll be covering two of the most popular blogging platforms available. These two platforms are popular for many reasons… (more…)

Being Self Employed Requires a Solid, Eye-Pleasing Website; Appraiser Charles Keller Gets Career Reboot with WordPress

March 21, 2015
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Here’s a story about how Build Your Own Blog helped someone make a major career change from employee to being self employed:

“My old job simply ended and I realized I had gone as far as I could working for others. I think many people feel that way about their careers these days,” said Charles Keller, independent appraiser.

Find out in this video how a WordPress website along with some tips from Matthew is helping Charles continue the work he loves… (more…)

Why a Jack of All Trades Blogger Outperforms the Specialist Blogger

March 14, 2015
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a jack of all trades
Matthew is a jack of all trades blogger.

Last week, I stumbled upon two different podcasts that proposed the same theory:

The entrepreneur is better off being a jack-of-all-trades than being a specialist.

Something about that clicked with me, because my own experience has confirmed this, despite living in a culture that screams, “Specialize! Specialize!”

Now, you might be thinking, “Matthew, I’m not an entrepreneur. I’m a blogger.”

Oh. Okay.

So you don’t want to grow an audience? You don’t want to earn any income with your blog? You just want to write your thoughts down and you don’t really care if anyone reads what you write? (more…)

Video Marketing Tips for Small Business Owners – The 60 Second Blog Report

March 7, 2015
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In this report, Matthew visits the Viral Video Marketing Blog to see what blogger Christian Vedder considers to be 10 powerful video marketing tips for small business owners. See the video or read the transcript below.

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This is the 60 Second Blog Report.  News & Views with Matthew

Today, every business owner understands the importance of using video to help  market their brand. But, the question is: are you using video? And if you are using video, are you using it effectively? (more…)