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The Death Of Blogging Has Been (And Will Be) Highly Exaggerated

The Death Of Blogging Has Been (And Will Be) Highly Exaggerated | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
Is blogging dying? Read this guest from Mike Allton on Lilach Bullocks' blog for an interesting discussion on the death of blogging.
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Is Blogging Finally Dead? 
Why Blogging Is Dead 
Blogging Is Dead (Again) 

Despite those and other headlines proclaiming the death and irrelevancy of #blogging for nearly a decade, blogging is still here. And it's not going anywhere. I explain why in this guest post for the acclaimed Lilach Bullock​!
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How To Launch Your Blog's Podcast - Blogging Brute

How To Launch Your Blog's Podcast - Blogging Brute | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
Everyone learns differently. Here's how you can spin your blog content into an audio podcast to reach millions of interested listeners.
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According to recent Nielsen data, 51% (144 million) of the US population has listened to a podcast – up from 44% in 2018.

Are you reaching that audience? If not, here's how:

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7 Ways To Screw Up Your Launch - Blogging Brute

7 Ways To Screw Up Your Launch - Blogging Brute | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
No one sets out to mess up a launch, but that doesn't mean you can't and won't! Aboid these 7 launch mistakes at all costs.
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"For my next launch, I want it to be a terrible disappointment."

No one starts out saying that. But if you fail to plan and consider some basic launch and sales campaign techniques, you might as well have that attitude! Here are 7 mistakes I made recently you can learn from.

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How To Link eCommerce To Social Media For Successful Campaigns

How To Link eCommerce To Social Media For Successful Campaigns | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
What if, during your next launch or sale campaign, instead of trying to drive your followers off their favorite platforms, you brought the products right to them, and their wallets.
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What if, during your next launch or sale campaign, instead of trying to drive your followers off their favorite platforms, you brought the products right to them, and their wallets. My latest article for The Social Media Hat​ delves into three ways you can use powerful eCommerce integrations right within Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram. And you don't even have to have a full-blown eCommerce shop of your own! This works for affiliate and digital products as well.

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7 Powerful Considerations For A Successful Campaign

7 Powerful Considerations For A Successful Campaign | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
Whether you’re launching a new product, or getting ready for an annual sale, you’re about to create a Campaign. Here's how to make it a success.
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If you're planning on launch a new product or putting on a sale in the coming year, here are 7 considerations you need to keep in mind to make sure your campaign is a success.

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7 Harsh Truths About Blogging You Need To Know

7 Harsh Truths About Blogging You Need To Know | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
Blogging will not bring you fame, money and glory overnight, and many other harsh realities of this work from home industry.
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To be honest, I wasn’t sure this was the kind of post I wanted to write, let alone publish.

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You May Be Missing Critical LinkedIn Comments

You May Be Missing Critical LinkedIn Comments | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
One of the most important metrics and actions that can result from social media activity is engagement - primarily comments. But what if you're getting comments and you don't know it?
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Understanding WordPress Blog Security

Every blogger needs to be concerned about security. Fortunately, WordPress makes that routine with the addition of key plugins and some common sense.
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As a WordPress site owner, you are responsible for the security of your website. If you’re using managed hosting, you’ll get some help, but if you’re on shared hosting it will be up to you. Fortunately, there are plugins to help with security.

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How To Use WordPress Themes

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Your WordPress Theme is your blog's design, and more.
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If you're unfamiliar with how WordPress themes work, and what all your options and choices are, this article will help you!

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A New Resource For Bloggers Everywhere

A New Resource For Bloggers Everywhere | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
Over 100 articles, resources and guides to help bloggers new and old have been migrated, organized and assembled. All-new planners and posts are available too!
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Lisa Sicard's curator insight, January 6, 6:14 AM

Great resource for bloggers! 

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What Is Wordpress?

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Wordpress is the most popular platform for starting a blog, but what is it really? How much does it cost, and should you use it for your own blog?
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What Platform Should I Use To Start A Blog?

What Platform Should I Use To Start A Blog? | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
Should you use Wordpress or Medium or something else to start a blog? See the differences.
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Taco Bell's curator insight, December 27, 2018 5:23 AM
Extremely helpful
 
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Its a Wonderful article for  New bloggers, where it says about the important factors to be considered before they start the blogging like what is the best platform to be used and how to do that and it says about a new tool called "Discernment" to choose which is the best platform for Blogging.

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Everything Marketers Need To Know About The Latest Instagram Changes

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December 11th is D-Day for some apps and their Instagram functionality. What's really going on?
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How To Promote Blog Posts For Maximum Visibility

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Learn how to promote blog posts to interested readers and drive up traffic, leads and sales, as well as brand or blog awareness.
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Mike Allton's Quick Start Guide To Becoming A Brand Influencer

Mike Allton's Quick Start Guide To Becoming A Brand Influencer | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
Getting paid to represent brands and help our audiences satisfy their needs is what influencer marketing is all about. But how do you get started?
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22 Ways To Growth Hack A Launch Campaign

22 Ways To Growth Hack A Launch Campaign | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
What if you don’t have a budget for paid ads, or what if you want to squeeze every last ounce of performance out of your launch.
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Now that your Launch is underway, how *else* can you promote it? What are some super-secret hacks you can use to make sure everyone knows?

 

How about 22:

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Launch With Love, How To Support Your Partner Through A Launch

Launch With Love, How To Support Your Partner Through A Launch | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
One of the most stressful, fun, terror- and tear-filled times in the life of an entrepreneur is The Launch. You may be ready, but is your partner?
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You got your launch planner. Your webinar is done. Your sales page is ready to rock and roll. You’re about to launch because it’s about damn time! You’ve worked your ass off for this. You earned this.

But you’re forgetting one important thing… your number one fan that’s been rooting for you from day 1.

Before you built that email list, before you rocked the stages, who was it? It was your partner. Is your partner ready for your launch? Does your partner know how to support you? Does your partner have Uber Eats on speed dial?

Here’s how you can Launch With Love.

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How to Create 26 Pieces Of Content From A Facebook Live

How to Create 26 Pieces Of Content From A Facebook Live | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
If you are struggling to regularly create rich content for your blog and all of your social channels month after month, this technique will blow your mind - and drive real business results!
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Blogging Startup Planner for New Bloggers - from the

Blogging Startup Planner for New Bloggers - from the | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
Don't risk starting your blog wrong and wasting countless hours. The Blogging Startup Planner helps you research your topic & audience and plan for success.
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WordPress Blogs: It’s All About The Content

WordPress Blogs: It’s All About The Content | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
Blogging means creating content, and WordPress gives you a variety of ways and types of content you can share, from posts to pages to comments.
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An easy to follow guide that walks you through the differences between Pages and Posts, and how each functions.

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How To Use WordPress Plugins

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Learn what WordPress plugins do for you, which ones you need, and how to install them to add additional functionality to your blog.
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One of the keys to a successful blog is having just the right number of plugins installed. You want your site to be highly functional, but not so many plugins installed that it's slow.
#Blogging #BloggingTips #WordPressBasics

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How To Use The WordPress Dashboard

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Understanding the Dashboard is key to understanding how WordPress works. Learn how to access Posts, Pages, Blog Settings and more.
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How To Get Started With WordPress

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WordPress is the preferred platform to start a blog, and there are three things you need initially to set it up: Domain, Hosting, and WordPress!
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Need help getting started with Wordpress? 

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Take Your Blogging To The Next Level

Take Your Blogging To The Next Level | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
30+ blog posts I have published which will teach you key techniques and aspects of blogging to help you with starting a blog and beyond.
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The 1 Email That Will Get You 100% Open Rate, Every Time

The 1 Email That Will Get You 100% Open Rate, Every Time | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
Chances are, you already send this email to your subscribers. Learn what it is and how to make it more effective.
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If you’ve sent more than 2 emails to your email list, you know that you never reach every single one of your subscribers.

 

Some emails go to spam. Others are ignored.

 

It’s a sad but true reality of email marketing: typically we reach less than 12% of our subscribers with each mailing. But with THIS email, you'll get 100% Open Rate each and every time.

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How To Add Holidays and Events To Your Blogging Planner

How To Add Holidays and Events To Your Blogging Planner | The Content Marketing Hat | Scoop.it
With these calendars and worksheet, you can plan your message and content calendar well ahead of time.
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