Brokering a deal is never easy. All parties involved want to walk away with that “Win-Win” feeling. Unfortunately, that didn’t turn out to be the case during a deal gone wrong for some of my fellow Sumo-lings, AppSumo, and eClincher. Talk about watching a trainwreck.
We covered a lot of ground and if you followed along with the tips I shared and made an effort to write a daily blog article yourself, I’m sure you’re seeing a lot of progress and growth.
Let’s talk about adding videos to your blog articles. We’ll cover a couple of different questions you may have including why you would want to include them, how to record and include your own, and how to include other people’s videos in your articles.
We’ve talked a lot about audience engagement and building a community around your blog throughout this series of articles about blogging for your brand. Today we’ll go over a fun little strategy that involves your audience and gives you plenty of fresh blogging topics and ideas.
Yesterday we talked about using the keyword planner tool to come up with blog article ideas. Today I have another tool/tip for you. You can use a blogging, or article, planner to come up with almost endless blog article ideas and make sure they work well depending on time of year etc.
It’s important that you use a variety of different types of content on your blog and/or website to drive engagement. Don’t just use words – take advantage of videos, podcasts, audio, graphics, and more to give your audience plenty of ways to consume your content.
Unlike other industries, Creatives are encouraged to sell their services for dirt cheap. This is bad business as it leads to a quick race to the bottom for many Creatives and often drives the competition of prices rather than creativity. Devaluing creative skills is not good for the Creative Community or clients.
Creating a consistent brand for an online business is a highly effective way to (1) get more customers and clients, (2) increase awareness of your organization, and (3) generally propel yourself to new heights. Having a strong brand will create many more opportunities for you and will mean