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53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts. Update – we launched Pablo a new tool to create beautiful images for your social media posts in under 30 seconds You can use Pablo right from the get-go, no need to login or create an account. Just quickly create amazing images super fast. You can try out the first version of Pablo right now – no login required. Just head to and give it a try! We’d love to hear your thoughts about Pablo on Twitter, just hit us up @buffer and hope it makes creating images for your social media posts much easier for you.

Ok, back to the blogpost! Here on the Buffer blog, we think a lot about visual content. We’ve shared our own study on the importance of images in Twitter posts for more social sharing. 5 Simple Ways to Open Your Blog Post with a Bang. Learning Center. Buffer Sign In or Sign Up twitter Sign in with Twitter facebook Sign in with Facebook linkedin Sign in with LinkedIn or Forgot password?

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The Best Blog Strategies We Found, From a Month Without New Posts. One of the implicit values in our Buffer marketing is to challenge assumptions.

The Best Blog Strategies We Found, From a Month Without New Posts

And one of the biggest assumptions I have about our content is that we should be publishing original articles to the blog multiple times each week. Well … what might happen if we didn’t? To find out, we stopped publishing new content for 30 days, focusing instead on repurposing and refreshing our content from the archives. I’d love to share with you every single thing we tried and all that we learned, both what worked and what didn’t. tl;dr – Our top takeaways I’d love to share at the top here how the experiment went and then get into a lot more detail below for anyone interested in the specifics.

Having not published original content on the blog for 30 days, we saw only a 4 percent dip in traffic compared to the previous month. The extra time off allowed us to experiment with content in some amazing ways. I’m happy to explain fully how we went about this experiment and all of the 14 strategies that we tried. 1. The 6 Elements of a Powerful Blog Post. 30 Content Marketing Tips for Busy Marketers. I really wanted this to be a 30,000-word guide to content marketing. #1 on Google. 1000s of social shares.

30 Content Marketing Tips for Busy Marketers

Linked to by Copyblogger’s Brian Clark! And the more and more I thought about it — and the more and more I’ve been amazed at the 30,000-word content marketing resources currently out there — I came around to this one small thought: What’s the best way I can help you have the biggest impact on your content today? For me, I tend to get my best, most actionable insights in bite-sized snippets.

I would love to help you, today, in 50 words or less, plus a GIF. It might not be an email newsletter series (yet), but it is a post that you can skim and grab a nugget, or bookmark and revisit. Thanks for the chance to share these tips with you. 30 Tiny Content Marketing Tips for Big Results 1 – My content marketing stack One assumption I have: You need fewer content tools than you think.

WordPress (writing)Trello (organizing)MailChimp (promotion – email)Buffer (promotion – social) via GIPHY via GIPHY. How to Publish Posts that Search Engines Will Love. In the world of website creation, on-page SEO is one of the most important factors (if not the most important) in helping potential visitors find your site.

How to Publish Posts that Search Engines Will Love

On-page SEO is a term that describes the elements — both content- and code-based — that produce a page that ranks well for searches around a certain topic. Building a perfectly optimized page is challenging; overdoing it might result in penalized sites and poor rankings. While there are countless guides out there, each with their own opinions on what an optimized page entails, there are a few important factors that practically every SEO resource agrees on — factors that come organically with good content, which search engines love. Let’s go through six of the most crucial ones. Your Audience Comes First Great content satisfies a need that a person visiting your site has. The expression “Content is king” has been tossed around the search engine marketing sphere for a number of years. Titles URLs Heading Tags. Quick Tip: Make the Most of Lists. True confession: I follow a lot of blogs — nearly 900 at last count.

Quick Tip: Make the Most of Lists

Do you, like me, sometimes have trouble keeping up with the river of amazing posts streaming through your WordPress.com Reader? Do you wish there was a way to view the blogs you follow by topic? Try creating Reader Lists — a simple, yet effective way to organize your feed and share your great finds with others. Wpbeginner. If you write original content day in and day out, you already are aware of the fact that your posts will end up on bunch of SPAM sites within a few days sometimes even few minutes.

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Some users even noted that the site with stolen content outranked the original post. It is very frustrating as a website owner to see that someone is stealing your content without permission, monetizing it, outranking you in SERPs, and stealing your audience.