Tag: Blog Posts

Blogging: Three Ways to Re-Use an Old Post

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A reader wrote to ask if she could re-use an old blog post. Here’s my reply. There are three basic ways to update/revise an older post. You can change the original post and keep the original publication date, so it keeps its place in the queue. This works if the changes are minor, such as adding a resource or two, or  »  Read More

Blogging: A Row of Posts

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My children don’t really look alike. But if you stand them next to each other, you know they go together. I thought of that the other evening when I was talking to a blogger friend. She told me that she had just scheduled “a row of posts.” I knew instantly what she meant. The posts are on similar topics  »  Read More

Blog headlines that draw readers

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Write your blog headline with one purpose in mind. You want the headline to compel interested people to read your post. Include keywords so people will find you using search engines. Think about how you and others search for things on the web. Some people type in just a few keywords. Think: “blog  »  Read More

Scheduling Holiday Blog Posts

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A fellow blogger asked me for some advice about whether to post a blog on Christmas Day. Normally, she publishes every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, like clockwork. This year, Christmas falls on a Wednesday. I think there are two good reasons not to post. The first one is practical. Posts that appear on holidays like  »  Read More

8/9/13: The Writing Edge for Business Writers

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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 boosting your blog traffic, finding  »  Read More

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