Articles about blogging

How to find blog topics – infographic

By Cole Battles | February 26, 2020

For years we’ve been working with clients that understand that it’s a good idea to blog, but have no clue what they would blog about. While you should certainly get more strategic as time goes on, the old quote attributed to Mark Twain holds true: “The secret to getting ahead is getting started.”

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Tips for SEO blog posting

By Tim Priebe | January 22, 2020

Are you already blogging, but wish your blog was helping how and where you were showing up in Google? You need to get better at blogging for SEO—Search Engine Optimization.

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How to find blog topics

By Cole Battles | August 28, 2019

Blogging is great for SEO and to demonstrate your expertise to potential new clients. But it can often be a challenge to come up with new and interesting topics to write about. Maybe you came up with a list of topics when you started blogging, but you’re almost done with the list. Or maybe you’re just starting out and you don’t even have a list yet. It’s time for some brainstorming! But the process of coming up with new topics can feel like an uphill struggle. Here are six different ways to find blog topics when the going gets tough.

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How to optimize blog posts for SEO

By Tim Priebe | March 13, 2019

If you have a website, chances are good that where you show up in Google is important to you. And if that’s the case, you may have heard that blogging on a regular basis helps you show up higher and better in search engine results.

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The simple way to get on Google

By Tim Priebe | August 2, 2017

As an online marketing consultant and speaker, I frequently get asked about how companies can improve their Google (or other search engine) rankings.

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Share your WordPress blogs with Hootsuite

By Leann Priebe | June 21, 2017

WordPress, Hootsuite, and I have a love-hate relationship. But recently, when our solution for automatically sharing new WordPress blog articles on social media failed, I turned to Hootsuite to help me out.

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Better headlines without a journalism degree

By Lauren Rogers | March 29, 2017

We all want more clicks, right? Whether you use your website to gather leads, get people to make donations, or actually sell items online, you have to get people there to make it all happen. And a key to that is writing better headlines.

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Treat your blog articles like movies

By Tim Priebe | March 1, 2017

So you’ve been blogging for a while, sinking a lot of effort into writing helpful articles for your target market. Would you like to get more mileage out of them? You can!
I’m a big movie fan. And just like blog articles, movies are pieces of content. Let’s assume a lot more resources are sunk into the average movie than into the average blog article. But bear with me for a moment.

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Business blogging: pros and cons

By Tim Priebe | February 16, 2016

Maybe you’ve considered creating a blog for your organization, but aren’t sure if it’s right for you or not. Sure, it can be helpful, but it’s not a great fit for every business or nonprofit. It’s not all rainbows and unicorns. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons to having a blog.

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How to pick your blog topic

By Tim Priebe | October 20, 2015

If you need help coming up with blogging topics, there are plenty of options. You can use Google Analytics, free blogging topic ebooks, or many other resources. But once you finish a brainstorming session and have a list of blog topics, how do you narrow that list down? How do you decide what’s worth blogging about, and what’s not? We’ve developed a system…

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