11/23/12: The Writing Edge for Business Writers

Nov 23, 2012 | Better Writing

You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Here are some recent blog posts and articles that might help.

This week I’m pointing you to pieces on branding your blog, attracting more traffic and quotes from famous writers.

From Julie Cottineau: Branding Your Blog: You’re Doing it All Wrong
“A logo does not make a brand. Logos are important, but what’s most important is to have a crystal clear brand promise. This is important in every line of business, particularly in blogging, where competition is brutal and securing a loyal readership is the only way to make your overnight success last more than a few days.”

From Joe Craven: How to attract more visitors to your blog
“There are many methods you can employ to help attract visitors. The first method you may wish to think about is simple advertising. Advertising works and there are many methods you can use to advertise your blog–both online and offline. It will cost you a little bit of money, but its expense all depends upon how badly you want people to see your blog. Aside from advertising, other methods you can use to help promote your blog and attract visitors are.”

From Colin Olson: Advice from Famous Authors a Blog Writer Could Use Today
“While many of the world’s most famous authors are long gone, their words of wisdom still resonate today. Listen to the advice these famous authors have left for blog writers.”

Tools and Such

From Michael Hyatt: Join Me for a FREE Get Published Teleseminar

Sources I Check Regularly

I find the posts and articles that I share with you on The Writer’s Edge in many places. But there are a few that provide insightful pieces again and again. Here they are.

The CopyBlogger Blog


Anna DeStefano’s Paper.li Newspapers