Five Blogging Mistakes To Avoid 1

Five Blogging Mistakes To Avoid

Believe it or not, content creation isn’t simply a matter of sitting down and hammering out whatever comes to mind. There’s actually a sort of science to it, meaning it can be a pretty difficult process if you go in without knowing what you’re doing. There are plenty of areas where you can stumble -…

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Get A Content Creation Process 2

Get A Content Creation Process

As I established in a previous piece, everyone’s creative process is a little bit different. I’m a night owl, myself – I do my best work to music when most decent people are asleep. Figuring out your own unique approach to content creation is vital if you’re to succeed. That isn’t the only thing you…

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Why Content Distribution Matters 3

Why Content Distribution Matters

This week, I’m going to kick things off with a story. Picture two musicians. One is a virtuoso; the most talented musical mind since Mozart. The other is well above average, but much less talented than his peer. You’d expect that the first musician will be the more successful of the two, right? You’d be…

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Apple Ad Blocking: Policy Changes Are Afoot 4

Apple Ad Blocking: Policy Changes Are Afoot

Amidst all the hubbub and buzz generated by Apple’s worldwide developer conference on June 8, one very interesting tidbit stands out. According to documentation released for iOS 9 after the conference’s end, Safari will soon include functionality that allows developers to block “cookies, images, resources, pop-ups, and other content.” In other words, Apple has all…

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Online Writing Tools: 5 Apps To Make You A Better Writer 5

Online Writing Tools: 5 Apps To Make You A Better Writer

I’m of the mind that no matter how good you are, there’s room for improvement. There’s always something you could be doing more efficiently, more effectively, or more skillfully. If you don’t spend every day trying to better yourself, you’re stagnating. What I’m trying to say is that as a content creator, you should always…

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Why Should A Small Business Blog? 6

Why Should A Small Business Blog?

I like to think it’s common knowledge that if you’re marketing your business online, content is one of your top priorities. Pop up ads are the most hated form of advertising ever dreamed up (so much so that their inventor has publicly apologized for their existence), and you’re likelier to survive a plane crash, get…

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5 Content Marketing Productivity Tips 7

5 Content Marketing Productivity Tips

If you’re like most people, then you’ve probably read at least one piece dictating how you should create content. There’s no shortage of advice to that effect, after all. The web’s filled with people who believe their creative process is the right one. Here’s the thing that makes all this disparate advice confusing – none…

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Bloggers: Check Your Facts Before Posting 8

Bloggers: Check Your Facts Before Posting

There’s an old saying in┬átabloid journalism: “never let the facts get in the way of a good story.” Unfortunately, it seems like lately, the line between tabloids and legitimate publications is starting to become a little blurred. I’m going to come right out and say it: if you’re a content creator, you need to make…

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Why I Hope WordPress's Victory Over Straight Pride UK Is The First Of Many 9

Why I Hope WordPress's Victory Over Straight Pride UK Is The First Of Many

I’m always a little disgusted when I see people wielding the DMCA as a legal bludgeon. That’s not even remotely what it was intended to do, after all. It’s suppose to serve more as a shield – as a tool that can be used by legitimate content creators when someone steals their stuff. The DMCA…

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Are You In A Creative Rut? Here Are A Few Ways To Recharge 10

Are You In A Creative Rut? Here Are A Few Ways To Recharge

Stop me if this sounds familiar: you know you’ve the capacity to do your job, but for some reason, your mind simply won’t cooperate. You’re left staring at your computer screen, dimly wondering how you’ll make your deadlines. In essence, it’s as though your creative well has simply dried up. Don’t panic – you’re just…

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