Bloggers Boot Camp: Learning How to Build, Write, and Run a Successful Blog
Charlie White, John Biggs
Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub
Anyone can build a blog. It’s quite easy. The difficult part is keeping it relevant, technically sound, and popular. Bloggers Boot Camp shows you how to blog for success. It teaches you how to find a niche, find your unique voice, and how to hold a conversation with an audience. It provides information on all the right tools for the blog, and it offers best ways to promote your blog and content for maximum success and a profitable life.
Though rules in creating compelling content haven’t really changed, ways in which the world blogs has since the last edition. The authors have learned a lot about social media since writing the previous edition’s manuscript. They understand and know how social media can make or break a blog. Microblogging is a new trend brought on by the wide utilization of social media. To that same end, networking with other bloggers and content creators on the web is another form of building one’s blog and one’s reputation as a writer.
getting a torrent of tips in your inbox. But if you prominently display a link for tipsters, as your site grows, you’ll notice a trickle of information starting to find its way into your email. The challenge with these tips is separating fact from fiction. For every one tip showing you spy shots of the next iPhone, there are hundreds of others of lesser import. Whenever you receive a tip that looks like it could contain a kernel of truth, investigate it thoroughly, ask a lot of questions, probe
parenting experts, observe parenting techniques in public, draw from your own parenting experience, and write about those. Firsthand experience is often unique and valuable, and stories come from the most unlikely of places. So go out there, find news, and incorporate your personal experiences into your writing. Ten Questions to Ask Before Posting This is the one skill that you must get right. If you miss it, you’ll fail. After all, if you consistently choose stories none of your site’s
flurry of details, but more will remember a single point you made. Tell them why that new feature that you singled out is so important; tell them something they didn’t already know. Some of your readers will be interested in the minutiae—provide them with a link to a list of the product specifications. That should satisfy the small percentage of people who want to know every detail. Include “telling detail,” a finer point that could potentially explain a situation in a more poetic and lucid way
companies who found that we had acquired internal information through an informal leak, the most memorable case being a letter from Apple about images of the iPod Nano we had received from a tipster. The C&D confirmed the rumors as true and we published the C&D alongside the news. Libel and slander cases are notoriously hard to win, and those who feel themselves wronged usually decide against continuing the cases once they realize the expenditures involved. But to bring people to the point of
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