103 Creative Business Blog Post Idea Starters (Plus 50 Places to Find Inspiration)

Ideas for blog posts are endless, but sometimes it helps to have a little spark to get your ideas flowing. In this post you'll find 103 "sparks" for you along with 50 more places to look for inspiration. These ideas range from serious to silly … [Continue reading]

43 Powerfully Simple Fill-in-the-Blank Blog Post Headline Templates

Do you stare at that empty "Enter title here" box on your blog post, struggling to come up with a good headline that will compel people to click through and read your latest post? Are you wondering just what makes a good headline, anyway? Never … [Continue reading]

Is a Ghost Blogger “Write” for You?

Guest Post by Sara Korn You know the benefits of blogging, but if you have a blog you also know that it requires consistent, focused effort. The more often you can post, the better exposure and resources you can create for your business. But this … [Continue reading]

13% of Bloggers are Entrepreneurs? More Cool Stats Here

Did you know that 13% of bloggers are entrepreneurs blogging for their businesses?  Another 8% are corporate businesses. Check out the fascinating stats in the infographic below (and share what YOU found most interesting in a … [Continue reading]

How to Write Blog Posts That Go Viral

Have you wondered what that "magic" is that makes a blog post go viral? Is it the title? The content? The topic? Getting the right person to tweet it? Sharing it in the right group on Facebook? A little bit of all of the above with fairy dust and … [Continue reading]

Free Training – Publicity, Blogging, Video, Networking & More

The Business and Marketing for Good Telesummit starts tomorrow, April 21st, and brings you free training on topics including how to get media publicity, go green to save money in your business, stand out with humor, market to introverts and so much … [Continue reading]

Free Guide: Blue-Collar Blogging & Publishing for Profit

"Buzz" - if you're an author, blogger, speaker, leader, or movement-builder, you want to create it. But how? How can you find your hive? Cross-pollinate with others? Create something sweet? In Buzz: Blue-Collar Blogging & … [Continue reading]

5 Smart Ways to Keep Visitors on Your Business Website

Guest Post by Naomi Dinsmore Creating a business start-up website for the first time can be tricky. What colours should you use? Do you add a picture of yourself? How many web pages do you need? In reality it’s a lot simpler than you … [Continue reading]

How to Create a Loyal Blog Audience #infographic

Courtesy of: Quick Sprout What's your favorite tip or lesson from this infographic? … [Continue reading]

31 Ways to Make Money With Your Blog

There are lots of options for monetizing your blog.  Here's a list (in totally random order!) of 31 ways you can profit from your blog: Write review of products you're an affiliate for (check clickbank.com or jvzoo.com for products that might be … [Continue reading]

18 Smarter Ways to Promote Affiliate Products #infographic

Most bloggers who attempt to make money as an affiliate for products or services quickly become frustrated and wonder why it's not working for them... Hint: Be smarter than signing up for an affiliate program and then just adding a banner to your … [Continue reading]

Does the Amtrak Snack Guy Know More About Sales Than You Do?

I knew I'd like the Snack Car Guy when he started his introductory announcement on our train ride with, "Good morning passengers!  Join me for freshly brewed coffee this morning in the snack car..." and followed that with step by step directions on … [Continue reading]