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Do You Know the Lingo of Your Niche Audience?

A few years back there was a syndicated game show called “Lingo”, maybe you watched it. I was quite a fan as I enjoy just about any type of word game. On the show, contestants battled to solve 5-letter word puzzles.

When it comes to your blog or niche website, your battle with lingo is no game. Instead it is very serious. Now that’s not to say you can’t have fun with your site, it simply

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5 Online Tools That Will Turn You Into a 5-Star Writer (#4 is my favorite!)

Are you a good writer or a GREAT writer?

Few of us would boldly claim to be a “great” writer, but many of us would make a claim of “average” or “good.”

As most writers know, it all comes down to how you define those broad-range adjectives. You might be very good at painting a picture with words, but terrible with punctuation. Someone else might have all the punctuation rules down pat

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The Top 3 Reasons Your Blog is Not a Business (Yet)

First, some background: I’ve started several small businesses, blogs and websites. A few endured. Currently, one called pentozen.com, is really succeeding.

It probably wasn’t going to at first, though, because it was launched as a niche site on the topic of journaling.

It was a decent topic, and there are products to sell in that category, so it wasn’t a completely foolish idea. But it mostly

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5 Helpful Tips for Overcoming Writer’s Block

I’ve talked to multiple people recently who admitted blogging was hard for them. For different reasons. Some of them feel like they don’t have time to blog. Others feel like they don’t have enough to write about. And still others cite the pressure that comes with having to deliver consistent blog posts.

I love blogging, but I have to admit that I’ve felt writers block many

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How to Write Better Blog Posts

Are you trying to improve your blog? Start with your posts!

While you may be trying to build an audience through SEO techniques, it may be time to focus on writing better blog posts instead. This can help you bring in more readers and improve the overall quality of your blog.

To make some positive changes, follow these tips to write better posts.

Start with a great title

You’d

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15 Writing Tips Every Web Designer Should Know (even if you’re not a web designer you should read this)

If you are going to write anything at all, you should do your research first. This is the first step to any writing situation, and it is followed by a plan for your content. Here are fifteen tips to help you write for your own websiteto make the most of your written work and get the results you’re looking for.

1. The title is very important for the user and the search engines

You have to spend a bit of time picking a good one. You want one that is going to

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5 Ways to Fight Writer’s Block to Keep Blogging

This is a guest post by Ilyse Kaplan.

The key to a great blog that keeps readers engaged is consistency. As you start building an audience, they expect to see continuous quality content being produced, why bother reading otherwise? This is why some of the most successful blogs produce new content daily. Of course, even without daily content, you can still be successful, but consistency is key

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Five Ways to Beat Writer’s Block

This is a guest post by Giulia Simolo.

You had an amazing idea for an article, blog or story. Your fingers were happily racing across the keyboard, when it happened out of the blue. Suddenly, the thought hit you: ‘Where on earth do I go from here?’ The blinking cursor on the screen is taunting you. All you can think is, ‘Now what?’

Writer’s block is frustrating and sometimes

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