6 Writing Habits You Should Adopt in 2021

Cision

Set small writing goals in 2021 and see big results. Media Blog

7 Headline Writing Tips for Your Digital Content

Cision

So follow these tips the next time you’re writing a headline. Media BlogYour headline is the first (and sometimes only) thing a reader sees.

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How to write blogs humans want to read

PR Daily

Here are 10 steps to take before every blog post: 1. Just start writing (or recording). The first thing you want to do is sit down and write. If you have a topic in mind, just write (or record, depending on your format). It can be overwhelming to think about everything that comes after the writing part. Write in active voice. We all tend to write in passive voice. It’s because we write like we speak. Write a snazzy headline.

Blogging Tips for PR Pros

PR Expanded

Fast forward almost ten years and blogging is so ubiquitous that not only are blogs supplanting traditional media channels as sources for breaking news, practically every single company I can think of has one. A good public relations professional will counsel their client to have a blog or content hub as a way to showcase thought leadership, earned media placements, company news, and announcements, and engage with fans and followers. Your blog is your community.

6 Writing Habits to Adopt in 2020

Cision

Aim to set small writing habits in 2020 and see big results. Media Blog

Fortune 500 Firms Embrace Blogging, “Unfriend” Social Media

Glean.info Blog

Fortune 500 companies dramatically increased blogging this year and significantly decreased social media posting. Blog usage more than tripled since its all-time-low of 21% in 2015. The steep jump in corporate blogging may seem to contradict recent digital marketing trends.

Writing for SEO – How Important Is It For Your Small Business?

Garrett Public Relations

Are you focusing on writing quality content? The post Writing for SEO – How Important Is It For Your Small Business? Or focusing on creating content for SEO purposes? And can you balance both? appeared first on PR Consultant Garrett Public Relations Columbus/Worthington OH.

Unleash your PR writing

Prakkypedia

If you love writing, you may find that this profession is ‘write’ for you (sorry, that pun just would not go away). Not all PR practitioners specialise in writing, of course, or even enjoy it. Of course, writing is not always easy. PR comes in many forms.

Blogging is dead: just 36% of internet users write blogs

Stuart Bruce

Blogging is dead, long live blogging. An interesting statistic from the GWI Brand report reveals that 36% of internet users aged 16-64 said that they wrote on a personal blog within the last month. Most are blogging about popular culture with films (43%) the favourite topic, followed by music and science/technology (40% each). Rather than relying on the PR and communications team to produce content you can enable real experts to write it.

I wrote 1,087 Blog Posts, and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt

Ishmael's Corner

The post I wrote 1,087 Blog Posts, and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

3 easy tips for writing the best blog post ever

Axia PR

How to get more leads and increase conversion through blogging. Blogging is one of the best ways to attract more traffic to your website. Creating interesting, useful blog posts has become a part of any successful content marketing strategy. When you write new blog posts, you update your company’s website. SEO Blog Owned media

10 essential PR blogs to read

PR Daily

However, some of the most thought-provoking commentary and helpful advice comes from PR professionals who publish their own blogs. Many of the blogs are well known and highly influential. The following is a list of favorite PR blogs, in no particular order. Leading PR blogs.

4 reasons you should write guest blog posts

PR Daily

At first glance, guest blogging doesn’t seem attractive. You put a lot of work into developing a great piece of content, then give it away so someone else can publish it on their blog and benefit from it. Even though it may sound a bit strange, many bloggers, authors and entrepreneurs still guest blog on multiple sites. They are all guest blogging. Does blogging make sense to you? Related: Welcome to Guest Blogging 101. for your blog as well.

Evergreen Content to Help You Meet Holiday Writing Deadlines

Cision

Media BlogIt's holiday time, and you've got to fill the news site. We've got some releases that will help.

Tips & Tools to Help You Find Your Next Blog Post Topic

Cision

Use these tips and tools to get an idea of what content your audience is looking for so that you can write blogs that provide value. Media Blog

Writing for SEO – How Important Is It For Your Small Business?

Garrett Public Relations

Are you focusing on writing quality content? The post Writing for SEO – How Important Is It For Your Small Business? Or focusing on content for SEO purposes? And can you balance both? appeared first on PR Consultant Garrett Public Relations Columbus/Worthington OH.

4 Steps To Improve Your PR Writing

PReview: A Blog by NewsVoir

Writing a clean copy for successful Public Relation campaigns is very important to attract journalists as well as readers these days. The post 4 Steps To Improve Your PR Writing appeared first on PReview: Blog for PR, Digital Marketing and Media Professionals.

Writing Inspiration Roundup: Our Top Writing Posts of 2015

Marketwired

Whether you’re writing last-minute seasonal blog content or already gearing up for a new year of media pitching (and if you are, we applaud you), a little inspiration can go a long way around now. So, we’ve rounded up the 8 top-performing writing posts from our blog from the past year to help you out. Top PR Blogs You Should Be Reading . Here is our hand-picked list of the PR blogs you should be reading now. How to Write a Feature Press Release.

In your writing, focus on the ‘you,’ not the ‘I’

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us at Disney World for our Social Media Conference for PR, Marketing and Communications Professionals. ]. Why angle your writing? My previous blog post said …. The post In your writing, focus on the ‘you,’ not the ‘I’ appeared first on PR Daily.

5 Ways to Get More Blog Reads With Social Media

Cision

While each component of your marketing strategy (email, PR, social media, blogs) should bring you results, it’s often better when two or more components work together. Take blogging and social media. You can write knock-’em-dead content, but without a push from other places, your blog may see little to no traffic on its own. Sprinkle in just a bit of social media magic, and suddenly you’re seeing shares of your content and more traffic on your blog.

How to develop (and capture) ideas for your blog

PR Daily

The same principle applies to blog writing: It’s not so hard to write a blog. First, never try to determine your topic and write your post on the same day. When I start writing Thursday morning, I’m ready to go. FREE GUIDE: 10 ways to improve your writing today ]. Ideas for blog posts pop into my head at all sorts of times, many of them inconvenient. Ideas from social media. Writing & Editing

Blogging isn’t Sexy but Done Well It Drives B2B Marketing Results [Study]

Sword and the Script

Nearly 80% of the 1,279 bloggers in the 7 th annual Orbit Media blogger survey say blogging drives some marketing results – and 25% say it draws “strong marketing results.” Effective blogs tend to publish longer posts The average blog post has been getting longer and longer.

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7 ways to make the most of your writing time

PR Daily

Many people believe they don’t have enough time to write. Almost always they’re wrong, and if you dislike writing, you won’t be particularly motivated to make more time for it. . FREE GUIDE: 10 ways to improve your writing today ]. Writing & Editing

William Faulkner on writing from the heart

Doctor Spin

He writes not of love but of lust, of defeats in which nobody loses anything of value, and victories without hope and worst of all, without pity or compassion. He writes not of the heart but of the glands. Doctor Spin is Jerry Silfwer's blog on digital strategy and public relations.

10 Reasons Why No One Is Reading Your B2B Blog

B2B PR Sense

Despite all your efforts, does your B2B blog get about as much traffic as a back alleyway? Low traffic is a frustrating challenge for any blog owner, and it might be tempting to throw in the towel -- but hear us out first! Don’t be too hasty to put the brakes on your B2B blogging efforts. Studies show that 69% of marketers plan to increase their use of blogging this year -- because it is so effective. So.What’s Holding Your B2B Blog Back? It's A New Blog.

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Just Write

Waxing UnLyrical

Yesterday Mark Schaefer published a terrific post on how to pluck up the courage to blog with confidence. and then some, before I got my started on my blogging journey. And I also recalled how I might never have actually started that journey had it not been for Kami Huyse asking me to guest blog for her back in 2008. Rather, it’s to share how intimidated I was by this new world inhabited by “social media people.” Just write. To just write.

Binge Blogging: 30 Blog Posts in 30 Days

Polaris

What is binge blogging? Similar to binge watching, binge blogging is the practice of blogging more frequently than usual for a period of time. When I explained I was going to heavy up my blogging to a new acquaintance I met at a networking event, he asked if I was planning to post 3 or 4 times daily. If you’re blogging once a week, a binge could be posting 3 to 4 times a week for a month. My binge is a blog post a day for the next 30 days.

8 blog topic treasure troves

PR Daily

You’ve committed to blogging and the deadline is looming, but the screen in front of you is blank. If you’re not sure what to write about, don’t fret; blog topics are everywhere. To show how easy it is to find blog topics for any business, let’s use a random word to find a theme. Let’s assume we’re promoting a baking company, blogging about cakes and baking. Blog topics from keyphrase research tools. Write up some of these topics and publish quickly.

9 Blogs To Make You PR-Smart

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

One of the best ways is to stay on top of key PR industry blogs as well as more general sites that offer a fresh take on business, creativity, and content. Why limit yourself to PR blogs when there’s a whole world of interesting stuff that can offer important information as well as increase specific skill sets? Blogs That Can Make You Smarter. Industry or Workplace Blogs. ” The blog is a reliable source of macro PR information and industry trends.

9 steps to better, more effective content writing

PR Daily

Writing sells. You don’t have to be the world’s foremost wordsmith to produce effective content, but improving your writing will make you more successful at work. You’re not just writing for yourself, are you? You should be creating content for others, and it’s imperative to understand the people you’re writing for. It’s the best way to maintain a coherent mix of monthly themes and avoid writing about the same material repeatedly.

How Long Should a Blog Post be in 2019? [And Other Key Blogging Statistics You Should Know]

Sword and the Script

Writers that report success with blogging share the following characteristics: They are more likely to write longer or more in-depth content; They tend to spend six or more hours writing a post; They are 2.5 That’s according to the findings of the latest survey by Orbit Media, a web design company that has surveyed about 1,000 bloggers annually for the last several years. 1) How long should a blog post be? Today the average blog post is 1151 words.

How many blog posts should you publish?

PR Daily

There’s no universal magic number of blog posts that every organization should create per month in order to see results. Though the perfect amount of blog content doesn’t exist, there is a range to shoot for. Depending on what your company goals are and what your capacity is for creating content, you can find a blogging sweet spot. Think of this option as the bare minimum, as in one blog post a week or one blog post every other week.

9 expert tips for writing press release headlines

PR Daily

When writing a press release, even experienced PR pros can get tripped up. We reached out to some of the industry’s top experts in PR, marketing and social media and asked them this one simple question: What is your No.1 proven tip for writing a press release headline? There needs to be a sense of shock and awe as media are deluged with press releases, pitches and alerts every day. Featured Media Relations Writing & Editing

8 ways to generate great blog posts from doctors

PR Daily

A couple of years back, I was asked to help my hometown, big city newspaper build a health and science section on its website —an ambitious project that included recruiting numerous health experts to blog. But the excitement eased a bit when we slammed into a painful reality: Recruiting experts to blog is one challenge. Teaching them to produce readable—even compelling—blog entries is a whole different ballgame. Don’t limit the blog to words.

How to Write a PR Brief?

PReview: A Blog by NewsVoir

4 things to remember before writing a PR brief to your PR partner A nicely written PR brief is key to find a good match PR partner. Identifying a right PR partner for your business is one of the hard tasks, but writing a PR brief may probably be harder than this.

Best Blogging Tips For PR Professionals

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Because writing is such an integral part of public relations , those in the field often make terrific bloggers. But good, crisp writing is only part of what makes a blog well-read and shareable. There are some do’s and don’ts that can make the difference between a blog that “talks to itself” and one that is a must-read. Take a look at the tips below and see if you can’t take your blog to the next level. Do blog with a purpose.

7 Best Marketing Blogs of 2019

Critical Mention

Luckily, we have seven of our top picks for the best marketing blogs of 2019 that’ll help you up your game! Blogs are purposeful, succinct and educational. By reading this blog, readers gain concrete ideas about the latest content strategies and examples from leading brands. Founded by Jay Baer in 2008, Convince & Convert consists of strategists of social media, content marketing, influencer marketing, word-of-mouth, and customer experience.

Get creative: 5 ways to revive your writing

PR Daily

Is your love of writing on the ropes? Relentless deadlines, approvals and rinse-and-repeat assignments can strip the joy from writing. FREE DOWNLOAD: Timeless secrets for rocket-powered writing ]. Here’s how to tap into the power of creative writing before you tackle that next pitch, post or press release. Get out of your head—free write. That’s why we self-edit when we write.”. You can free write on a notepad, laptop or even an iPhone.

13 Unique Writing Residencies to Apply for in 2020/2021

Cision

Whether you're more inspired at the beach, in the wooded wilderness, or right in the middle of town, this list may have a writing residency that suits your needs. Media Blog

10 essential PR blogs to read

PR Daily

However, some of the most thought-provoking commentary and helpful advice comes from PR professionals who publish their own blogs. Many of the blogs are well known and highly influential. Most PR and marketing professionals have their personal list of favorite industry blogs and online publications. The following is a list of favorite PR blogs, in no particular order. Feel free to keep this list as a resource to regularly revisit these blogs. Leading PR blogs.