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How Work-From-Home Freelancers Can Keep Costs In Check « Beyond the Rhetoric

How Work-From-Home Freelancers Can Keep Costs In Check « Beyond the Rhetoric | better blogging tips | Scoop.it

Have you ever opened a bill and felt as though you'd been punched in the gut? That's what happened to me after my first month of working from home. How to economize. Power Down. Turn Down the Heat. Add a Landline, Clip Coupons.

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How Content Curation Can Improve Your Search Rankings

How Content Curation Can Improve Your Search Rankings | better blogging tips | Scoop.it

It's not the first article that points out how Curation and SEO are connected but it's an interesting recap.

 

To build up on that story and put things in perspective, you can filter that topic on the "SEO" keyword or click here.

 

Over the past 18 months, we've seen Google progressively change its algorithms through Panda and Penguin to augment the importance of the social signal. Curation also helps significantly in any Content Marketing strategy, which - as top blogger Neil Patel reminds us - is often the starting point to improve your Search Rankings.

 

A great read that I discovered through Antonino Militello on http://www.scoop.it/t/seo-and-social-media-marketing ;


Via Antonino Militello, Guillaume Decugis, Errol A. Adams JD/MLS
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5 Things to Consider Before Self-Publishing Your Book

5 Things to Consider Before Self-Publishing Your Book | better blogging tips | Scoop.it

"So, you're finally dusting off that 300-page manuscript and getting into the self-publishing game." 1. Platform 2. Additional Expenses 3. Distribution 4. Marketing and Publicity 5. Revenue


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Free Guide to Self-Publishing eBooks & iPad Apps Now Available - WhatTheyThink

Free Guide to Self-Publishing eBooks & iPad Apps Now Available. Quark announced a new, free resource for self-publishers. Titled “Jay Nelson’s Guide to Self-Publishing,” the comprehensive guide outlines everything self-publishers need to know about getting digital projects, like ePubs and iPad apps, started and finished – without programming. The guide is free in ePub format or as a PDF and can be accessed here: www.quark.com/selfpublish.

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Writing Tips

Common words words - common mistakes. Hear / Here, Your / You’re, Its / It’s, There / Their / They’re

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Grammar Girl : "Lay" versus "Lie" Quiz :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™

I barely passed RT @GrammarGirl Take our new quiz: "Lay" Versus "Lie" 

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Small Business Content Writing

Small Business Content Writing | better blogging tips | Scoop.it

10 Tips for Crafting Engaging Web Content. Professional writing skills are not necessary. Even small business owners who are not naturally gifted writers can follow these tips to creating effective content.

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Henry Ford Quotes - Diagrammed

Henry Ford Quotes - Diagrammed | better blogging tips | Scoop.it

"If you think you can do a thing or you can't do a thing, you are right." - Henry Ford .

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Building Thought Leadership through Content Curation

79 slides from a Presentation given at WebCom Montreal, November 16, 2011...


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10 Basic Rules of Blogging

This simple set of 10 easy to follow rules will help you step your blogging up to the next level without you needing to learn them the hard way.

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How to find freelance writing jobs online - by Doreen Martel

How to find freelance writing jobs online - by Doreen Martel | better blogging tips | Scoop.it

A guide for freelance writers to find online work... 5 steps and a number of sources that can help you do this successfully including freelancing sites, and social networks.

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Everyone’s a Writer Now: 5 Tips to Make Writing Easy | Angela Booth's Creativity Factory

Everyone’s a Writer Now: 5 Tips to Make Writing Easy | Angela Booth's Creativity Factory | better blogging tips | Scoop.it
Everyone's a writer now, and love it or hate it, you've got to do it. Let's look at five tips to make it easier.
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5 Tips for Great Content Curation

5 Tips for Great Content Curation | better blogging tips | Scoop.it
If you're a curator looking for some boundaries in what feels like the Wild West, here are five best practices to consider.
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6 Resources for Learning About SEO and Social Media Integration

6 Resources for Learning About SEO and Social Media Integration | better blogging tips | Scoop.it

From The Article: "Google and Bing are significantly increasing the role of social media in the user experience of searchers. Instead of getting a simple list of 10 links in search results, we now see tons of recommendations from our friends who have shared content on social media.

 

Additionally, search engines have publicly announced that social signals are being used as a factor to determine search rankings. As a result, search marketers will need to incorporate social media into their strategy to take advantage of the growing opportunities in social + search.

 

The following resources will help you learn more about integrating social and SEO".

 

Full Article Here: http://www.sparkplugdigital.com/blog/seo-social-integration/


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Since When Are Blogs Not Social Media? | Copyblogger

Since When Are Blogs Not Social Media? | Copyblogger | better blogging tips | Scoop.it

If you think social media is a completely different animal from blogging and content publication, we'd like to offer another view ... Your own site (on your own domain) is simply the best way to publish new media content. And social media news and networking sites are the ways that your content gets exposure. It’s not money and geography that determines if your content spreads … it just has to be deemed good enough to be shared by regular people.

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3 Easy Ways to Improve SEO for Your Service Business

3 Easy Ways to Improve SEO for Your Service Business | better blogging tips | Scoop.it

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a great way to improve a website’s ranking in popular search engines. Quality Content, Keywords, Good Titles and URLs

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5 Writing Skills You Must Have to Make Money Writing

Want to make money writing? You need:

1. Basic English Language Skills — Grammar, Punctuation, Style

2. The Ability to Research and to Analyze

3. The Ability to Promote Yourself: You’re Your Own PR Agency

4. The Ability to Create a Business Plan and Carry It out

5. Enjoyment of Writing for Its Own Sake

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Self Publishing – How To Write, Print & Sell Your Own Book

Self Publishing – How To Write, Print & Sell Your Own Book | better blogging tips | Scoop.it
If you have always dreamed of being a writer, you can live your dreams by writing your own book and then self publishing. Self-publishing is the way that many...
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How to develop better writing skills quickly - by Wahidabi Sulaiman - Helium

Writing is a skill and by now, you either have or you dont.
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Art Journaling: Exploring Your Emotions

Art Journaling: Exploring Your Emotions | better blogging tips | Scoop.it

my layout, Mask, featured on DST insider, Art Journaling article 

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How 'Art of Flirting' Can Make You A Better Writer

How 'Art of Flirting' Can Make You A Better Writer | better blogging tips | Scoop.it
Similarly,. You don't need to be a native english speaker to become a better writer! Sounds crazy? Leave your ego behind and think how can you help your readers with your writing. That's it – that will make you a better writer.
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Guidelines for Smart Content Curation | EDUniverse

Guidelines for Smart Content Curation | EDUniverse | better blogging tips | Scoop.it

Guidelines for Smart Content Curation: 

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How to Become a Freelance Writer Without Experience

How to Become a Freelance Writer Without Experience | better blogging tips | Scoop.it
This article is about how to become a freelance writer without experience. It includes questions to consider before launching into writing, general writing tips, specifics for client jobs and long-term earning articles, and how to stick with it.
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Grammar Girl : "Historic" Versus "Historical" :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™

Grammar Girl : "Historic" Versus "Historical" :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™ | better blogging tips | Scoop.it

Get Grammar Girl's take on "historic" versus "historical." Learn the difference betwen "historic" and "historical," and whether the words should be preceded by "a" or "an." 

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Top writing tips: Morris Gleitzman - The Guardian

Top writing tips: Morris Gleitzman - The Guardian | better blogging tips | Scoop.it
Top writing tips: Morris GleitzmanThe GuardianTip 1: Create a problem Remember that every story, long or short, must have at least one character facing at least one problem.
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