Category: Better Blogging

My Blogging Process

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Scott is starting a blog. He wrote me for advice. “I know you’ve been blogging for a long time, and you’ve done more than 1,000 posts. You also coach other people on improving their blog. I want to start strong. What’s the best process to produce quality posts regularly?” There is no best  »  Read More

Better blogging: 6 Ways to write better blog posts

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Make your blog posts as good as they can be “Ok, smart guy,” I hear you mutter, “Now tell me how.” There are two ways to come at this problem. The first one is to pick content that make great blog posts. The best post I’ve seen on that is Jesse Lyn Stoner’s post: “How to Write a Blog People Want to  »  Read More

The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 6/24/16

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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. Every week I point you to articles and blog posts that I think will teach you something or spark an idea or two. Some weeks there are more  »  Read More

Advice from the Masters: David Brooks

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I simply love columnists. The good ones produce something memorable every few days. That’s hard work. If you’re going to master the craft, you have to develop your very own way of writing a column. Bloggers face the same challenge. David Brooks is one of my favorite columnists. Every few days I catch his column in the  »  Read More

2 Interesting ideas for blog posts

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Creating interesting blog posts is constant challenge, so I’m always excited when I spot something new (at least to me) out there in the wild. Here are two kinds of posts that you can adapt from two of my favorite bloggers. Chic MacGregor’s “Ask an Agent” Chip MacGregor is a literary agent and an insightful  »  Read More

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