Three Premium eBooks
JUNE 12, 2011
eBooks are all the rage right now. Having written and produced three (you can find “Dear CEO and “Social Media Primer by clicking here ), I know how much work they are, both from a content standpoint and working with the eReader software so it can be delivered on your Kindle or Nook. Why premium eBooks, you ask? Some are free and some come at a price.
9 Awesome Tools for Content Authors and Bloggers
MARCH 21, 2015
Content marketing isn’t easy. If you do any kind of writing — blog posts, articles, ebooks, etc. Content Idea Tools. It’s not uncommon to find yourself racking your brain for killer content ideas. Portent’s Content Idea Generator. Enter a keyword or phrase and it will generate a title and also offer tips for improving the content itself: 2.
10 Free Blogging eBooks That Should Be Paid
JUNE 6, 2012
Free ebooks are common online these days. Which has sadly given the format a bad name, especially when it comes to any ebook promising tips or advice on making money or improving a business venture. Whether it is as a business or a personal project, you can improve your blog using these ten ebooks about blogging that are free, but shouldn’t be. 1. Guest Blogging eBook.
Repurpose Content with These Six Tools
APRIL 16, 2015
So, I’ve moved on to one of the most valuable marketing superpowers of all—how to repurpose content. Repurpose Content: The Content Marketing Superpower. For (busy) content marketers, I’d argue yes, because it’s the closest we can come to being Emma Watts—er, I mean, freezing time. The following six tactics are my go-to to repurpose content and reach new audiences.
How to Own Your Blogger Outreach Process
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
At GroupHigh, I have worked with both brands and agencies on blogger outreach strategy. No matter the goal or the end result, a blogger outreach strategy that works has key components and crucial ingredients. Because I live in the world of blogger outreach, I’m always asking what other marketers are doing in order to see outside my world and stay an expert. Why Bloggers?
Offsite Content Marketing: Six Tactics to Reach New Audiences
JANUARY 28, 2015
Yesterday we had a nice conversation about content distribution and how to gain new readers. The comments were alive with things such as “the Internet is over-valued,” which means comments and social shares are too, and without those things, you’re losing out on important data to help guide your content. Offsite Content Marketing. Content Amplification.
Why LinkedIn Is Now Such a Powerful Content Marketing Tool
OCTOBER 26, 2015
Virtually overnight, everyday LinkedIn users found their content reaching tens of thousands of readers when before they would have struggled to reach a few hundred. There’s a reason for this: LinkedIn content marketing produces results, and here’s why your company should get on board. LinkedIn members are primed for reading business-related content. And then there’s LinkedIn.
Creating and Selling Ebooks Webinar
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
This webinar (available in full for ProBlogger.com members) features ProBlogger Marketing Ninja Shayne Tilley outlining the strategy for getting the best return on your efforts creating and selling eBooks. What content to have in your book – what shouldn’t you miss? Creating and Selling Ebooks Webinar. It covers: Sell Sheets: Do you need one? What is it? General
$10 eBooks from ProBlogger for 10 Days Only
NOVEMBER 27, 2012
The good news is that great deals for bloggers isn’t over just yet. Darren Rowse of ProBlogger is celebrating 10 years of blogging by offering his lineup of eBooks at $10 each – this is a savings of 50% to 90% off of the regular prices. This is the perfect eBook if you’re just starting out with blogging. This eBook is normally $19.99. Related Posts.
The Fleeting Value Of Content
SEPTEMBER 9, 2011
Most content screams into an empty universe. It's nice to create content with the intent of reaching a broad and targeted audience, but it's becoming harder and harder to do this. No matter how good the content is. Yes, the best content always rises to the top, but when the amount of content being produced rises exponentially and is being published at a frenetic pace, it becomes a lot harder for individuals to filter the signal from the noise. Content is short. Content is long. Content is text, images, audio and video. content.
10 Content Ideas that Generate Comments and Shares
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
Therefore, today I have created a list of 10 types of content you can use for your blog. 10 Shareable Content Ideas. It might be a book a friend has written, a collection of free eBooks available from other bloggers, or your own eBook. But this works really well for other bloggers. herby commit to change that. It’s not just a list, though. The Debate.
How to Tell if Your Idea for an eBook or Course Is a Profitable One
JUNE 7, 2015
” To truly answer the question my blogger friend would need to create and launch all of the products – but it got me wondering if there might be some ways to test her ideas before creating the products to see which might work best as a product. The other example I’ve spoken about in presentations I’ve given over the years is the story of our photography eBooks at dPS.
5 Ebook Publishing Hurdles, and How to Beat Them
MARCH 29, 2012
During the journey of writing my first ebook, there were many roadblocks and sudden realizations that I faced; it’s only right for me to share them with you so that you can avoid undermining your ebook’s true potential, or at least starting from scratch. Below you will find the crucial issues that you must overcome when it comes to writing the ebook and marketing it. Answering these questions mindfully will help you stay on track, deliver a compelling ebook, and prepared you as best as possible. asked myself some questions: What is this ebook about?
How To Create More Content, Faster, Without Sacrificing on Quality
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
Every time I come across a blogger who is able to write every day, or who produces a new ebook once or twice a month, I feel an overwhelming jealousy. have improved over the years, but I am nowhere near the level of those prolific content producers who seem to have a novel’s worth of content in them at all times. Learn The Art Of Content Re-packaging.
How to Beat Amazon eBook Competition
OCTOBER 23, 2013
This is a guest contribution from The Blogger, Greg Narayan. If you’ve tested your luck in the eBook industry you probably have noticed one thing: the scene is a total mess. While it takes years to publish a hard cover novel, we can now whip off a PDF eBook in the time it takes to make a PBJ sandwich, then start selling it online. Yep, eBooks are about doing. ?
25 Ways to Create Shareable Content
Convince & Convert
APRIL 29, 2014
It’s not easy to have consistently fresh content that people want to read and share and shout from the rooftops. That’s why a content development process is essential. 1. The SmartBrief newsletters aggregate content every day (at least 10 articles) around one topic, such as entrepreneurship, leadership, or social media, that is applicable to something you care about. 2.
Dispelling Misconceptions About Bloggers
JUNE 23, 2011
I’ve been reading a variety of blog posts and reactions to them recently about how bloggers should be doing this but should not be doing that that. I’ve come to realize that there are a few major myths about bloggers circulating out there that are just wrong. I’m ready to dispel these myths – right here, right now. Bloggers Do Other Things Besides Blogging.
Content Marketing is More Than Just Blogging
AUGUST 23, 2012
Content marketing is about more than just blogging. While that’s the first thing that people think of — at least me, as a professional blogger — content is anything that can be read, watched, seen, or heard. Some basic content concepts: Written word: White papers, ebooks, newsletters, electronic magazines, online articles, print books — you name it.
Selling eBooks and Digital Products on Your Blog? You Need to Know About EU VAT-MOSS
DECEMBER 23, 2014
Ask any professional blogger and he’ll tell you that selling eBooks, eCourses, trainings, tutorials and other forms of digital products is one of the most profitable ways of making a sustainable income from your blog. But with this VAT, all of us, the bloggers and digital sellers, would need to collect evidence and submit returns on our sales. It’s not easy, of course.
Why We Still Fight Over Social Media and Content Marketing
FEBRUARY 4, 2013
A few years ago I wrote a piece on the commoditization of content (marketing) in a social jungle. Last year I took it a step further with what you could call a rant about the ‘ big content marketing fail ’. I was pleasantly surprised to see that many people using content marketing (as I do) wrote similar posts taking a critical look at the evolutions in content marketing.
5 Ways To Do Blogger Outreach Better
JANUARY 15, 2014
One thing that is certain is the effectiveness of working with targeted influential bloggers to promote any aspect of your brand. From a new product to an infographic to a DIY YouTube video to a product giveaway, bloggers are helping brands score actionable mentions. Here are 5 ways that you can take your relationships with bloggers from decent to awesome. Tweet this ).
Questions My Dad Would Ask Before You Started that Ebook
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
The pitches go like this: turn your archived content into an ebook that will rake in bucks while you sleep. But as my 85-year-old Dad asked when I told him I was writing an ebook: “Why would you write a book, now that everyone with a computer can?”. Don’t get me wrong. I am tickled pink that more people can share their wisdom or art through ebooks and on-demand print. I’m simply advising you to go in with your eyes wide open, avoid the sleazier pitches, and think about some of these questions my Dad would ask. Do you have a content marketing machine?
Build a Better Blog for 2016: Grab 50% Off Our Best Selling eBook This Week Only
DECEMBER 7, 2015
As of today and for the next week only our best selling eBook – 31 Days to Build a Better Blog – is available for 50% off when you use the coupon code GOODBYE2015. 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Has Helped Tens Thousands of Bloggers. That first year several thousand bloggers took the challenge. Can you believe 2016 is only 24 sleeps away? ProBlogger Site News
20 Bloggers to Watch in 2012
DECEMBER 30, 2011
As Michael Stelzner said at Blogworld, “You’re not a blogger, you’re a publisher!”. He had a popular blog, Free Pursuits, but focused on creating a legacy rather then just being a blogger. He He started Think Traffic in 2010, and quickly built a solid reputation for building quality content. In Deb is an accomplished blogger. More bloggers to watch.
The Two Core Elements of B2B Social Media Marketing Success
FEBRUARY 21, 2012
There have been numerous models proposed for social media and content marketing (including the Four C’s of Social Media Marketing model previously published here), but when all of the complexity is stripped away, social media marketing success comes down to two core elements: content and amplification. Content is like singing a song. Content can be produced in a wide variety of formats: • White papers. eBooks / digital magazines. Easy to share: encourage sharing and make it easy by including social sharing buttons on your content whenever practical.
Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers
NOVEMBER 29, 2010
took a look at 14 lists that have come out over the last year for the top bloggers, social media marketers, search marketers, and entrepreneurs. This list includes female bloggers that cover a huge variety of topics in the blogosphere. They are not only bloggers, but many are also published authors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, experts in their niche, and overall inspirations. Enjoy!
30 Killer Resources to Learn Content Marketing
APRIL 2, 2014
Despite the fact that 86% of brands have adopted content marketing practices, 82% of marketers say they’re not receiving training. This fact has created an interesting playing field for content-minded professionals. Many of these eBooks were tools I’ve used myself for education and improvement. Content Marketing Made Easy. His 230-page, free eBook is among the best. 2.
16 Free Must-Read eBooks About Social Media
FEBRUARY 3, 2010
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 16 Free Must-Read eBooks About Social Media by Pam Dyer on February 3, 2010 Share Whether you’re keeping up with family members or growing your company’s brand, social media has become integral to many aspects of our lives. Here are some ebooks that can get you started on your path towards social media success or help you kick things up a notch if you’re already active on the social Web. Content , Cory Doctorow. His ebook is a collection of some of his best work and is an insightful read.
3 Ways Scheduling Will Make You a Better Blogger
APRIL 30, 2015
If it’s one thing I hear the most, it’s that bloggers don’t have enough time in the day to do all the things they want to (or think they should) to build their blog and make it the best it can be. If they are, can you send them to me?!), or take on a big project at your day job to free up time for you to finally get started on that eBook you’ve been putting off. If
4 Ways A Superhero System Will Make You A Better Blogger
FEBRUARY 28, 2016
The excitement of creating content and putting it out into the world was tangible… that feeling (and motivation) to publish a few posts and see what everybody thinks. Today, I’m going to share with you a 4-step system that will help you finally crack the code and consistently improve at your efforts to become a superhero blogger. General Writing Contentcertainly know I have.
Do You Know How to Create the Perfect Content Marketing Strategy?
JULY 18, 2016
Creating and curating content is important to businesses both big and small. Content builds your voice, presence and reputation online. But it is important to create a content marketing strategy specific to your goals and audience. You cannot just throw any content out there and expect it to work with and for you. This is why content marketing is so powerful.
ICYMI: What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing
DECEMBER 12, 2016
What Old School Hip Hop Teaches us About Content Marketing from Aptify. Content creation is a grind. Gain an inspirational perspective from this unlikely source to make content creation more fun, authentic, creative and effective. Appropriately connect your content’s message 4. Uncover what could fit with your content goal, relevant to you not just random 4.
Why content writers are becoming the most desirable people in marketing?
OCTOBER 27, 2015
Content writing is becoming a necessity in marketing and SEO. It is usually and normally undertaken by content writers, whose main aim is to objectively and carefully write organized content that suits their client’s needs in marketing and SEO. They also know how to maintain the right balance, and create content that is pleasant to read for the human eye. Summary.
HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers
APRIL 13, 2010
HootSuite offers many great features that can aid bloggers in managing their Twitter accounts for blogging uses including promotion, monitoring, keyword tracking, reputation management and more. Are you on a contributor on a multi-author blog, such as Famous Bloggers ? Get More from Twitter – Twitter Marketing eBook Review. Simple On-Page Tag Optimization for Bloggers.
PB173: How to Use Quotes in Your Blog Content Legally and Ethically
DECEMBER 26, 2016
In today’s lesson, I want to talk about using quotes on your blog. I’m regularly asked – particularly by new bloggers – what the etiquette and legalities are around using content that others have written in your own content – or the practice of quoting others. Further Resources on How to Use Quotes in Your Blog Content Legally and Ethically. It’s hot.
Amplify Your Content Strategy with Influencer Marketing
Convince & Convert
JULY 9, 2013
Most of us are familiar with the concept of influencer marketing, i.e., marketing to a select group of individuals — such as journalists, bloggers, consultants, or industry analysts — who influence your buyers’ decisions. We have spent the past few years building a substantial content factory that relies heavily on influencers. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.
Sell $20,000 Worth of Your Next Ebook
JUNE 28, 2011
then you can expect to sell at least $20,000 worth of ebooks if you do a few simple but significant things (assuming the ebook has been written, edited, and is ready to go with content people need ). Involve your community in the ebook process. Some things you could do to get your community excited about your ebook: Have them come up with the title or subtitle of the ebook. Ask for their tips on the subject matter and include the best ones in the ebook. Ask their opinions on things regarding the ebook. Get your ebook on Kindle and Nook.
Why Content Marketers Need Better Statistics
Convince & Convert
JANUARY 28, 2014
They needed the statistic within two hours for use in an important piece of long form content. As a content marketer, I am always backing up my white papers, ebooks, and blogs with powerful statistics and research that tell a story. I’ve spent many hours combing through a network of poorly cited website and blog statistics hunting for the original source. Sounds easy right?
PB161: 3 Things Most Bloggers Don’t Pay Enough Attention To
OCTOBER 20, 2016
In today’s lesson, I will highlight 3 things that I see a lot of bloggers ignoring – or not paying enough attention to – that could be limiting the potential of their blog. While we do each need to work out our own priorities with our blogging, these are 3 things I think most bloggers wanting to build traffic and income should focus their attention on. AWeber. MailChimp.
How to Create Visual Content Your Audience Will Love
AUGUST 3, 2015
So what do smart marketers know about visual content that you can borrow from? Below are four ways to use visual content to expand your reach and improve social media results ! How to Create Visual Content Your Audience Will Love. survey by MDG Advertising revealed that content including an eye-catching image received 94% more total views than one without. Goal!!