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

Blogging Ideas

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 and you’ll find some are a better fit than others […]

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

How to Get Attention

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 fear!  Your answer is here in the form of fill-in-the-blank […]

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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 critical activity can be a huge drain on your time, […]

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13% of Bloggers are Entrepreneurs? More Cool Stats Here

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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 comment!):   What did you find most interesting or helpful in this infographic?

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How to Write Blog Posts That Go Viral

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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 sprinkles? In the video below, you’ll […]

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

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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 more, all through the filter of doing business in an ethical way. Business […]

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Free Guide: Blue-Collar Blogging & Publishing for Profit

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“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 & Publishing for Profit, your authors won’t sell you a get-rich quick scheme. Rather, they draw from their personal experience in […]

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5 Smart Ways to Keep Visitors on Your Business Website

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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 think. All websites have a basic layout, which creates the best […]

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How to Create a Loyal Blog Audience #infographic

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Courtesy of: Quick Sprout What’s your favorite tip or lesson from this infographic?

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31 Ways to Make Money With Your Blog

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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 a good fit for your blog) Add a banner or promo to specific […]

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18 Smarter Ways to Promote Affiliate Products #infographic

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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 side bar or sending out a couple of tweets.

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

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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 how to find him for those of us not yet fully awake. […]

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How to Attend Events for Free

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Have you seen events happening that you would LOVE to attend but it’s just not in your budget? Check out this great idea from Mike Morrell: How to Attend Events for Free And, don’t forget, the early “bee” special for The Buzz Seminar expires today! So, what events are on your “must attend” list this […]

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8 Critical Words to Say to Get People to Share (It’s Science!)

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Do you know what words to use in your blog posts, headlines, and social media updates to get them shared? Check out this awesome infographic from ShortStack! P.S.  Wanna learn more about how to make blogging work for you?  There are only a few more days to get in on the early bird special for […]

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Hey Blogger, Have You Heard the Buzz?

Have you heard about "The Buzz Seminar"?

Do you want to make a good living from your blog? Build a business around that blog or launch your writing career? Make an impact and build an audience you can share your message with? Get your book published? But They Succeeded Because… Do you ever look at the “big” bloggers,  best-selling authors, and other […]

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How to Create Your Own Banner Images

It's so easy to create your own banner, Fido can do it!

Learning to create your own images can be a helpful skill for bloggers — you’ve got your blog’s header image, your Facebook fan page, Twitter profile, and you may even be creating custom images to promote your posts. In this short video tutorial I’ll show you step by step how to use the free graphic […]

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