Now that you’ve got blogging content basics down, it’s time to take it to the next level. The best bloggers seed their blog with reactive, proactive and strategic content. Evergreen and basic posts are fantastic for to start, but now it’s time for you to take a more advanced approach to blogging.
Starting a new blog can be pretty intimidating. In the beginning, it’s basically a big, blank canvas, that rotates. Every time you put up a new post, there’s a countdown until it’s blank again. You posted today? Great! Now wait 5 minutes and do it again… but better! No wonder it’s so scary to start a […]
Raise your hand if you’re not busy right now… I’m not seeing any hands raised. Most of us don’t have excess time. Furthermore, it can be difficult to find any extra time to blog. Your readers are still waiting for your content though, regardless of how busy you are. So this week, I’m going to give […]
Oh, Facebook. Home of that annoying cousin who posts inspirational cat photos and your high school girlfriend who still wants you to accept her friend request. But you know who else resides on Facebook? Millions of legal professionals such as yourself.
I’ll admit it. I avoid the news…and this is coming from a person who was a journalism major and worked for a hot minute in the field. There’s too much sensationalism for my taste in the bad news and not enough reporting on the good news.
Deciding what to write about can be one of the hardest parts of blogging (especially since it can also be one of the best ways to procrastinate). Rest easy though, as you don’t have to put much work into finding topics for your next blog post. There are topic ideas everywhere around you. You just need […]
In last week’s post we talked about the whys and tools of an editorial calendar. Now that you have chosen your editorial calendar, lets talk about ways to use it!
Everyone starts off with their blogs, gung ho to get out there blogging and to share their content with all the best of intentions. Then, after a day, a week, a month, even a year, they find that those good intentions can only get them so far. Sometimes they only get as far as posts that […]
Maybe it’s the cheesy cards. Maybe it’s the heart-shaped boxes that start to line every retailer’s shelves right after the December holidays. And maybe still it’s the mystery-filled chocolates inside those pesky heart-shaped boxes that aren’t worth the calories. It all means one thing–the holiday I despise the most–Valentine’s Day. Yet, it’s always that special […]
January allows us to start the new year fresh. For many of us, that fresh start includes the ritual of creating a new years resolution. Maybe you’re hitting the gym, looking at how you eat or thinking about getting back into blogging. This year, I’m recommitting to strategic social media. If you’re anything like me, […]
Every blogger experiences writer’s block on occasion — that nagging inability to put fingers to keyboard — and the densely-packed schedules of most attorneys often serve as a convenient excuse for letting lack of inspiration get the best of them. Don’t let writer’s block win. Oneforty’s post 41 Awesome Blog Post Ideas for Your Company Blog […]