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Quit Treating Your Blog Readers Like Second Class Chumps — Danny Brown

Quit Treating Your Blog Readers Like Second Class Chumps — Danny Brown | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
Does becoming a successful blogger mean you can start slacking off? No - quite the opposite, in fact. Stop shortchanging your readers.

Via Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com
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Mary E Haight's comment, May 1, 2013 2:49 AM
Nice quote, Cendrinemedia curator...
Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com's comment, May 1, 2013 3:33 AM
Thank you Mary!
Mary E Haight's comment, May 1, 2013 2:58 PM
Thanks for sharing, Gerrit!
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A Guide to Growing Your Twitter Audience

A Guide to Growing Your Twitter Audience | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
We love Twitter for rapid interaction, ease of use and because it’s an online gateway to hordes of potential followers (and website visitors). Followers mean popularity, which in turn means trust, which then in turn could lead to customers and brand recognition. There are numerous ways to tap into this glowing hub of activity; this post aims to point out the best of them.
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The Web Is a Content War. Here's How to Win. (Infographic)

The Web Is a Content War. Here's How to Win. (Infographic) | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
A look at the relative effectiveness of videos, blog posts, infographics, case studies and other online storytelling tools.
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Are You Making Assumptions About Your Audience?

Are You Making Assumptions About Your Audience? | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
Making assumptions as you create content is a good way to push your audience away. There are 5 common assumptions most content creators make.
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A 38-Point Blog Optimization Checklist: Jumpstart Your Lead Generation

A 38-Point Blog Optimization Checklist: Jumpstart Your Lead Generation | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
Are your blog visitors converting to subscribers and ultimately customers? Here's an epic checklist to optimize your blog for lead generation.
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11 Ways to Excuse Yourself From a Conversation (Without Looking Like a Jerk)

11 Ways to Excuse Yourself From a Conversation (Without Looking Like a Jerk) | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
Try these one-liners to excuse yourself gracefully from awkward networking conversations.
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Focus on What Customers Do—Not What They Say

Focus on What Customers Do—Not What They Say | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
Companies spend loads of money anticipating customers’ wants and needs, conducting surveys and focus groups, and trying to “get inside the heads” of target buyers. However, it’s surprising to reflect
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What I have learned from long term unemployment

What I have learned from long term unemployment | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
As I stare at the blank page thinking how to summarise my experience from being unemployed for a long time, I realise that this is something I have not even talked about openly with most of my
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Ideas for Improving Your Home Office Space

Ideas for Improving Your Home Office Space | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
According to numerous recent polls, more and more people, especially small business owners, are now working remotely. While many people do business from coffee shops, most people at some point during
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Leadership and Management: What's the Difference?

Leadership and Management: What's the Difference? | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
Although some people treat the terms management and leadership as synonyms, the two should be distinguished. As a matter of fact, there can be leaders of completely unorganized groups. On the other
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60:30:10 is the New 80/20 Rule

60:30:10 is the New 80/20 Rule | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
Sometimes the best discoveries are the simplest observations… Whether you know it as the Pareto Principle or the 80/20 Rule, the definition of this famous business rule simply states that, “20% of
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The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind

The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity.
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Why You Need a Disposable Email Account

Why You Need a Disposable Email Account | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
Are you tired of SPAM. You should consider getting yourself a disposable email account. Let's look at some uses for disposable email accounts.
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How Google Voice Can Be Used as a Powerful Privacy Firewall

How Google Voice Can Be Used as a Powerful Privacy Firewall | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
Let's learn how to use Google Voice as your very own telephone privacy firewall.
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8 Tools to Help Optimize Your SEO

8 Tools to Help Optimize Your SEO | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
SEO has become a cornerstone in content marketing campaigns as businesses look to establish a presence on the Internet. However, SEO is about more than just making sure you have the appropriate keywords placed in landing pages and blog posts. Search engines are getting smarter – specifically Google – which is constantly trying to keep the playing field leveled with every new update.
Google’s goal is to ensure that Web surfers are getting quality results each time they submit a search query, and you need to keep these guidelines in mind to make sure your company site actually reaches your target audience. That being said, it helps to know how to optimize your SEO strategy to make sure that you’re always tapping into the potential of the Web. Here are eight tools you can use to enhance your current SEO plan.
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The Dullest, Most Vital Skill You Need to Become a Successful Manager

The Dullest, Most Vital Skill You Need to Become a Successful Manager | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
The exemplary manager is often shown delivering a rousing speech that inspires her troops to achieve ever greater heights. But the truth is a lot less exciting than that.To three highly effective and
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9 Things Successful People Won't Do

9 Things Successful People Won't Do | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
My last post, How Successful People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve (it's already approaching 1.5 million reads here on LinkedIn). The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you
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10 Good Habits to Develop an Innovative Mind

10 Good Habits to Develop an Innovative Mind | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
If I could sum it all up, creativity is really about being able to see associations when others couldn’t. Being innovative, on the other hand, is about coming up with something others have not thought of. Whether is it inventing a new product or coming up with solutions to a ... Continue reading »
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6 Tips for Managing People Who Are Older Than You

6 Tips for Managing People Who Are Older Than You | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
Like many other millennials hoping to break into the national security world, I hightailed it to Washington, D.C. the minute I had my master’s diploma in hand. Once there, I net...
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Sexism And Career Tactics

Sexism And Career Tactics | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
This post started as a result of a Tweet.“Is this perspective congruent with your experience?”The experience being referred to was whether I like other women in / around / part of the tech and
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Alright Stop. Collaborate and Listen.

Alright Stop. Collaborate and Listen. | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
Perhaps the best advice one can glean from a Vanilla Ice song are the words of this article's title... Leaders today, more than ever before, must be willing to regularly stop what they're doing and
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Do You Have a Vision of Where You Are Going?

Do You Have a Vision of Where You Are Going? | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.
~ Ralph Lauren
All successful leaders have at least one thing in common – a
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EVERYONE'S AN EXPERT

EVERYONE'S AN EXPERT | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
Many years ago while studding technical writing I was part of a group of managers and directors taking a specialized class called “Train the Trainer” from the University of Illinois.One of the mottos
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Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly

Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly.
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The #1 Time Management Myth That Is Killing Your Productivity

The #1 Time Management Myth That Is Killing Your Productivity | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
This is an edited transcript from a recent interview with Harvard Business Review.SARAH GREEN (HBR): I love the idea of pursuing less. But start by telling me why you talk about the disciplined
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Why You Need a Personal VPN Service

Why You Need a Personal VPN Service | HOMEWORK | Scoop.it
VPNs aren't just for big corporations anymore. Learn how a personal VPN service can help protect your privacy and keep the hackers at bay.
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