Business Blogging

This section covers business blogging (or corporate blogging) — ways to use a company blog to benefit your business. You’ll discover how your business blog can help you get to know your target market, share news with your audience, increase sales, and much more.

Do You Need a Blog Style Guide?

When it comes to business blogs, consistency across your content is important. But what happens if more than one person manages your blog content, and the style and quality aren’t always the same? That’s where a blog style guide...

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Write Better Blog Posts: 3 Tips You Can Use Today

If you’ve ever looked back over your old blog content and found it dull, uninspiring, or even inappropriate for your company’s goals, you might be wondering how you can write better blog posts. Writing better blog content doesn’t have to...

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5 Types of Blog Content Your Business Can Use Again & Again

Sometimes the most difficult part of business blogging is knowing what to write about. While it’s a good idea to pre-plan your blog post topics with an editorial calendar, that isn’t always where you’ll find yourself. Fortunately, some blog...

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How to Get More Out of Your Blog’s Evergreen Content

If you run a blog, either for your company or as a business on its own, one of your biggest financial and time commitments will be creating content. Sometimes that content will be timely. But the bulk of your...

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What to do if Your Blog Content Quality Isn’t up to Snuff

Blog content, when done right, should benefit your business. That might mean directly converting readers into buyers. It might mean driving more traffic to your site through search engine rankings. Or it might help you build or maintain a...

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How to Make Your Business Blog More Authoritative

Years ago I shared some basic tips on how to make your business blog an authority in your niche or industry. Those were high-level goals about your company blog as a whole. Today I'd like to get more specific...

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What is the Ideal Blog Post Length?

What blog post length should you aim for on your business blog? This is one of the most common questions new blog owners have when they come to me for help. And that makes sense. The length of your blog...

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5 Tips for Working with Freelance Bloggers

If you want to run a successful business blog, you'll need to consistently create new content. But sometimes you just don't have enough time to do that on your own. That's where a freelance blogger comes in. When you hire...

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Don’t Ask Bloggers to Promote Your Posts on Personal Social Media Accounts

While I almost never look at job boards and freelance marketplaces for new freelance writing and blogging jobs, I do review them to curate the best leads on my own site for freelance writers. I frequently come across one...

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Does Your Small Business Need a Blog?

You run a small business with a handful of employees. Or maybe you’re a solopreneur managing everything yourself. You’ve heard you need a blog, but how are you supposed to manage it? What can it do for you? Why...

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