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Nine-to-Five with Your Notebook

Nine-to-Five with Your Notebook

Notebooks, or rather, the act of writing in them, has been proven again and again to positively impact our productivity. From improving our memory to organising our chaotic thoughts, there are few devices or gadgets quite as versatile or reliable as the humble notebook.

We may enjoy using stationary at home and in our downtime, such as the hundreds of thousands of self-proclaimed #stationeryaddicts on Instagram, but with the typical workplace found to be exceedingly distracting to the average employee, you may see beneficial effects on your focus and productivity from working alongside it as well.

Smart Ways to Building Links to Your Site in 2017

Smart Ways to Building Links to Your Site in 2017

Link building has evolved a lot and still remained the same.

Although most SEO experts say that Google’s algorithms have improved significantly in last few years and are able to recognize certain patterns (which is true) link builders are still doing a lot of gray hat techniques.

Still, I have to say that people are slowly starting to recognize potential dangers of such strategy and are instead opting to go full white hat.

Let’s check the best link building techniques that are still working today.

5 Writing Tools Help You Create Award-Winning Content

5 Writing Tools Help You Create Award-Winning Content

Have you seen the list of 2017 finalists and winners of the Content Marketing Awards?

For content marketers, it’s a mandatory resource to explore. As you read through the entries of the finalists, you’ll notice some patterns. Award-winning content serves the audience. It is bold, clear, and creative.

An Open Letter to Men from Female Runners was chosen as the winner in the category Best Feature Article – Digital. At first sight, it looks like a simple publication based on personal experience.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Captivating Website Content

A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Captivating Website Content

This is the guest post by Rachel Summers. Creating high-quality content for your website is essential. Whether you’re a small business owner, a blogger or you represent a business, the content your website posts will be the make or break to whether your website will succeed or not. With poor quality content, you’ll see low engagement rates, low website traffic, and a low SEO ranking. Instead, follow the guide below for the complete opposite. Be Original One of the most important parts of writing content is the uniqueness of it. If you’re simply copying content that’s gone viral in the hopes of gaining the same sort of engagement, you’re approaching the subject all wrong. If a post has gone viral, then it’s already been seen by a tonne of users, and when they see your similar post, they’ll simply think ‘huh, I’ve already seen that’ and they’ll dismiss it. That doesn’t mean that you can’t write about the same topic as the viral post, but you’ll need to add a new spin to it to entice those readers in. While on the subject of being original, ensure you don’t plagiarise anybody else’s work. Not only will this harm your SEO ranking, but also your business’s credibility. Start at the Top When creating content posts, start with the basics and work your way through it step by step to ensure it’s the best quality it can be. This means starting with the headline. Firstly, define what your post is going to be about. For example, if you’re running a travel blog, what topic are you going to be covering? Let’s...
23 Better Alternatives To The “Just Checking In” Email

23 Better Alternatives To The “Just Checking In” Email

Tired of getting zero results out of your email marketing? It’s probably time to do your follow up emails a little differently this time! Leslie Ye of Hubspot and Visme created this infographic on the 23 better alternatives to writing a follow up email. Simply pick an idea you want and see if it works for you.