New E-book Released: 30 Day Marketing Boot Camp for Freelance Writers

Today is the official release for my latest e-book — the 30 Day Marketing Boot Camp for Freelance Writers tied to the Query-Free Freelancer book and brand. This e-book is an updated version of a past blog series published at...

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Do You Have a Content Marketing Strategy?

Does your business have a content marketing strategy? Are you using content effectively in your marketing, PR, and social media efforts? Do you even know what a content marketing strategy is? Let's talk about it today. What is Content Marketing? Content...

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Two New Client Spots to Open in January

As you may know, I rarely have openings to take on new clients due to existing regular contracts. However, with some schedule adjustments beginning in January I decided to open just two new spots at that time. These new...

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Abbreviated Business Plans: How to Write a Business Plan in One Day

Whether you're about to launch a small business or you're already working at it (or a freelance career), you really should have a business plan in place. While I'm a big supporter of long-form traditional business plans, I know...

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3 Reasons to Consider Pre-scheduling Blog Posts

Do you tend to write your blog posts on-the-fly, writing and publishing all at once? Did you know that blog platforms often give you an option to pre-schedule your posts instead? For example, you can write the post at...

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How to Make Your Business Blog an Authority Source in Your Niche

If your company has a blog, one of the best things you can do is make sure that blog is seen as a source of authority content in your niche or industry. Why? Because people trust authority blogs. They...

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How Writing for Readers Appeals to Search Engines

In business writing for the Web, there's still often this misconception that to rank well in search engines you have to keyword-stuff your content, reach certain keyword densities, keep your content to a specific length range, etc. No. You...

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Announcing a New Social Media Blog: SocialRealist.com

I used to be an online PR and social media specialist. I ran my own firm. I ran a blog covering those issues at NakedPR.com. It did remarkably well in the niche. But when I quit PR consulting to...

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Pro Business Writer News and Updates – Spring Cleaning

I just wanted to share a few updates with you today, mostly related to site maintenance issues: Please forgive the temporary mess here on ProBusinessWriter.com. Some pages still show formatting from the old site design, I have editing to finish...

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Guaranteed Ways to Piss Off Bloggers with Your Press Release

By: Diana Ting Here’s a cold hard fact: your press releases suck. Not only are they un-blog-worthy, which means they’re really huge pieces of sh*t (because bloggers are always on the lookout for topics to write about), they’re still sitting...

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