Category: Blogging

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Promoting Your Blog Posts Is Easier Than Ever

After creating a new post for your blog, you should work to actively promote it. Some blog posts will immediately receive traffic once published, but others may require some legwork. So, what are some effective ways to promote your blog posts? Six Ways to Promote Your Blog Posts 1. Notify Your Subscribers One of the…

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Generate More Traffic to Your Blog Posts

Traffic is a direct indication of a blog’s success. The more traffic your blog receives, the more sales/conversions you’ll make; it’s just that simple. While you can always use paid advertising to boost your blog’s traffic, a more cost-effective solution is to craft posts that naturally attract visitors.   Five Ways to Generate More Traffic…

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The 5-Step Approach for Blog Post SEO

Blogging is an excellent way for business owners to connect with their target audience. Using this platform, they can inform potential customers about upcoming products. And the way to get to that audience is to make sure they can find you easily, using SEO (search engine optimization). Blogs also provide information that’s relevant to their…

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Need Help with Headlines? We’ve Got You Covered

You know that feeling when you meet someone and right off the bat you just “click”? On the other hand, there are also instances where you meet someone and have the exact opposite experience.   It’s usually first impressions that form your most telling and influential opinions about someone.   When we think about content,…

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A Simple Guide to Starting Your Blog Today

Can you guess the biggest misconception small business owners have about blogging?   Actually, there are two.   The first is that it doesn’t “apply” to their industry. In other words, they believe their customers aren’t interested in reading a blog relating to their product or service.   The second is that creating a blog…

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What to Do If Your Content Fails

It happens to the best of us. You plan, you organize and you create what you hope will be a stellar content campaign. And then, despite your best efforts, it falls flat. In moments like these, the most important thing isn’t just what happened to cause the “failure”, but how you respond and move forward….

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How to Stay Inspired to Blog Year-Round

Did you have a resolution this New Year? Growing your business is probably at the top of your priority list. One of the ways to get that done is by providing consistent, valuable content to your customers and prospects. One of the ways we love to give our audience value is through blogging. At Content.First…

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This Formula Makes Blog Introductions Simple

Have you ever struggled to write a blog introduction?   For some reason, writing a blog introduction can be an unexpectedly challenging process. Even when you have a topic in mind, jumping right into things can be quite the feat.   Luckily, introductions don’t have to be long. With a simple formula, you’ll be on…

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6 Ways Generate Traffic To a Newsletter

The number of subscribers your newsletter has is a direct indication of its success. If few visitors are submitting their email addresses, then it’s not going to yield many benefits regarding marketing power. Unfortunately, you won’t get many newsletter subscribers unless you put forth the effort to advertise your squeeze page. Don’t get me wrong,…

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5 Perks That Will Make You Want to Start a Blog

We’re big believers in blogging and think you should be too.   The biggest misconception we hear from small business owners and entrepreneurs is that blogging “doesn’t apply” to their industry, or simply is not relevant to their customer base.   In fact, blogging is a highly useful tool in the digital marketing spectrum and…

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Ways to Repurpose Existing Content into Something Fresh

When it comes to your content strategy, you don’t need to reinvent the wheel every time you put something out.   If the content you’re putting out is good, relevant and highly valuable to your audience, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t be repurposing it, to get it in front of as many eyes as…

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8 Writing Tips BEFORE You Start Blogging

Whether you’re new to blogging or a seasoned pro, the writing process is an ever-evolving skill. We’ve written more than our fair share of blogs, and we’ve come up with eight tips we wish we’d known when we started this blogging journey. 1. Mix up your writing style and structure. Do you find yourself consistently…

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We’ve Cracked the Code on Exceptional Blog Writing

How often have you sat for hours in front of your computer screen, completely at a loss for what to write? Blogging is hard, and we’ll be the first to admit it, especially when you’re focused on creating quality content (as you should). Readers demand quality in every post, which is a tall order. With…

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6 Ways to Start a Blog in a Day!

The biggest misconception about blogging is that it is hard to do, when in fact the true “hard” part is remaining consistent. If you can commit to your blog and have a clear vision for its content, the rest is a piece of cake. As business owners and entrepreneurs, there never seems to be enough…

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