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? Master Social Media Marketing Get started in 2 minutes with our complete Social Media Learning Center How to Write Effective Blog Posts The best compliment I ever receive about my blog is that my posts are short, simple, and actionable. Any time I get that response, I feel that I’ve hit the mark. When I get a lot of comments about uncertainty or when people seek clarity, or when I find myself defending parts of the post that didn’t mean anything, or when I get comments about the analogy and not the meat of the post, that’s when I know that I rushed it, or that I blew it. I’ve shared before about the writing practice, about how I get ideas for posts. This time, I’ll share about what I do to make my posts effective (or what I hope will be effective).
The 8 Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers Post by Annabel Candy Do you want to be a successful blogger? I do. I might be getting a bit obsessed with it, actually. Post ideas pop into my head unexpectedly. 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. 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?
Blog - 7 Tips on How to write effective blog titles that solicit traffic 7 Tips on How to write effective blog titles that solicit traffic Sep7 Written by:2009/09/07 09:37 AM Blog titles are one of the most important aspects of a blog, but often times are not given the importance that they deserve. A Simple Blogging Formula In all my years of blogging, I’ve put together what serves as a very simple formula for what I think about when I sit down to the keyboard to type. This might not serve everyone, but it might be a great start for you to consider when thinking about blogging. Also, let me know how close this relates to your own blogging methods. A Simple Blogging Formula
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. 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?
Writing Effective, Attention-Getting Headlines and Titles on Your Blog If it bleeds, it leads. Punchy. Catchy. 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.
How to Write a Blog Post in 70 Minutes or Less Blogging is an important part of my life. It the primary way I have built and communicate with my tribe. However, it is not the only thing I do. I’ll bet it’s not for you, either. Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/slobo If you are like most bloggers, you are trying to squeeze it in between your job, your family, and a thousand other activities.
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. 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.
How to Write a Great Blog Comment Steven from Katy, Texas, asked me how to write a good blog comment, and I thought it was a great topic I haven't seen covered anywhere. I don't know any bloggers who don't crave comments, but there are many more places than blogs that you can leave comments these days: on Facebook walls, news articles, photos, videos, and more. How to Write a Great Blog Comment Comment writing is something of a new art form, and as many people who get comments will tell you, some are great and some are horrible. Quick Tip: Make the Most of Lists True confession: I follow a lot of blogs — nearly 900 at last count. 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.
5 Best Blog Sites Other Than Wordpress and Blogger The blog of today is quite different from the blog of just a few years ago. Many are into ‘casual blogging’ where a blog post is not just (long) text written out but perhaps just an image or sound clip. Interested in which of the best blog sites offer alternatives to the big players? Let’s go over some WordPress and Blogger alternatives that you might want to check out.