Talk to and help other bloggers Networking is important as a blogger. It helps you to learn more about your niche, blogging, blogging culture, possible PR events and more. You have a reputation to uphold towards your readers, of course, you already knew that. But other bloggers are in a way your competition and your colleagues. You might see them during press events or blog events. Help fellow bloggers out by answering their questions on social media. If you do this often enough and consistent enough, people will know where to find you and you will become an expert on a certain subject within your network. As I answer a lot of questions about WordPress, technical issues, SEO and of course Yoast SEO, I now get tagged in questions in various groups. Annoying? Not at all. Helpful? Definitely. I’ll write about why networking is important next time, why you should do more of it and what it brought me so far. … [Read more...] about Caroline’s Corner: No inspiration to blog? Work on your blog’s foundation • Yoast
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1. Organize Weekly Brainstorming Sessions In order to round-up some of the best ideas that can help you combat the meanest case of content fatigue, it is imperative to start organizing better brainstorming sessions. According to Entrepreneur, the most successful ones gather less than 10 people and reflect the highest level of cognitive diversity. This means that the brains of all attendees hold different kinds of conceptual materials. Ask writers, copywriters, marketers, and client managers to join. The perspectives shared by your staff members will enable you to prevent topic fixation and come up with great newsworthy facts, while also battling content fatigue. … [Read more...] about How Can Content Creators Avoid Content Fatigue?
Following a decade in the United Nations, Toshi Nakamura and Ewa Wojkowska founded Kopernik in 2010 as a way to connect simple, yet life-changing technologies, like water filters and solar-powered lights, to communities in the most rural parts of the world. Named after the Renaissance mathematician and astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, Kopernik has a unique approach for a non-profit. Donors fund the upfront costs of introducing this technology and then helping people launch their own microbusiness in these communities, mainly in Indonesia. The money raised from these product sales are then reinvested in more technology. … [Read more...] about 10 Non-Profits Making a Difference in the Tech Sector
Both Skype and MailChimp have created explicit guidelines for their brand voice and tone. They include words to avoid, logo and tagline placement, and differentiators for online, offline, and various social media platforms. With guidelines like these, customers can immediately recognize something from either company no matter where they find it. Everything fits into the brand identity without fail. There’s no guesswork or confusion. … [Read more...] about Creating Cohesive Content Search Engine Journal
Similar to Olark, Intercom is a tool that helps you listen to your customers. Unlike Olark, however, Intercom helps you discover and observe your influential customers so that you can ask for their feedback or welcome them to your community personally. In short, if you want to make your community happy, then start out by finding out what the influencers and most loyal customers in your industry are saying about you and then engage them. … [Read more...] about 7 Tools for Building a Happy Community