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social media how toIs there a blogger inside you, waiting to emerge?

Need tips for producing more content?

Writing quality content will help you attract more customers and increase your visibility.

In this article, you’ll discover five ways to find more time to blog.

#1: Commit to a Niche

When you’re committed to a particular niche, it’s easier to write for the audience you want to attract because you’ve already conducted extensive research on most of the topics they’re interested in.

An added bonus is to use their evolving interests to point you toward topics you haven’t considered. If you notice that your target buyers are looking for advice you know nothing about, you know where to start expanding your knowledge.

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Do you dream of writing a book?

Are you wondering how publishing a book can help you grow your business?

To learn how you can combine your passion with your business, I interview Jeff Goins for this episode of the Social Media Marketing podcast.

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Social Media Marketing Podcast w/ Michael Stelzner

The Social Media Marketing podcast is a show from Social Media Examiner.

It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

The show format is on-demand talk radio (also known as podcasting).

In this episode, I interview Jeff Goins, a blogger who followed his passion and amassed 200,000 monthly followers and published three books—all very quickly. His books include You Are a Writer, Wrecked and The In-Between.

Jeff shares how he achieved his dream of becoming a writer, while building a successful business.

You’ll learn what it takes to jump from blog to book and why you should start now.

Share your feedback, read the show notes and get the links mentioned in this episode below!

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social media how toDo you blog? Feel like you’re trying to reinvent the wheel time and again?

Looking for some ideas to simplify your content creation process?

What follows are 26 tips, from A-Z, to help you create optimal blog posts every time you sit down to write.

#1: Anatomically Correct

A blog post contains several areas that require our attention and care. Pamela Seiple refers to six parts of the anatomy of a lead-generating blog post:

  • Eye-catching title
  • In-text links to landing pages
  • Sidebar/banner calls to action
  • Social sharing buttons
  • Call to action at the bottom
  • Relevancy—making sure the post is relevant from top to bottom

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social media toolsBlogs can be powerful marketing tools. Blogging can also be a highly demanding endeavor.

Even the most prolific writers can find themselves with a serious case of “blogger’s block.”

When blogger’s block strikes, some basic keyword research can provide a fresh batch of blog post ideas.

A series of posts written around related keywords can also look good in the eyes of the search engines or prospects.

Using Keyword Tools to Brainstorm Blog Post Topics

#1: Google Related Searches

There are a number of tools that can uncover related keywords and ideas for possible blog topics.

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