3/15/13: The Writing Edge for Business Writers

Mar 15, 2013 | 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 finding content for your blog, promoting your blog, defeating blogger’s block, and insights on social media and blogging influence.

From Kristi Hines: How to Get More Content for Your Blog
“One of the biggest challenges that bloggers face – whether they are blogging for themselves or their business – is creating enough content. Most people can’t just write a blog post in 15 minutes. Creating quality content takes a major investment of time and resources. If you’re struggling to create enough content, then here are some great ways to get additional content for your blog.”

From John Rosato: 5 Easy Tips for Improving Your Blog and Website Traffic
“With websites and blogs becoming an essential element of business growth, you may have heard of the often misunderstood term “SEO” or search engine optimization.”

From Darren Rowse: 11 Tips to Breaking Bloggers Block Through Solving Reader Problems
“Below is [sic] some practical tips on how to break through it (including a little homework to action it).”

From Jeff Bullas: 10 Insights on Social Media and Blogging Influence: New Research
” A recent report on “Digital Influence” by Technorati Media provides some insights into the fast evolving landscape that provides some metrics on the digital landscape. It was created from information gleaned from over 6,000 influencers, 1,200 consumers and 150 top brand marketers.”

Becky Robinson is my go-to friend and expert for launching business books. Every week, she publishes a book launch tip on her blog. This week’s tip is “Choose Metrics in Advance and Work to Achieve Them.”

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


Digital Book World

Tools of Change for Publishing


Becky Robinson’s Weaving Influence