8 Reasons Why Students Should Blog
25th of January 2012 Guest Blogger 49

8 Reasons Why Students Should Blog

This is a guest blog post by Michael White of Musings of a PR Student. Students should be worried about their job prospects. I am. Competition is rife and the top advertised jobs receive hundreds of applications. Our work experiences are not just being challenged by a surge of candidates, ...more
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Un-dull Your Blog Posts: Four Fiction Techniques to Try
25th of January 2012 Guest Blogger 25

Un-dull Your Blog Posts: Four Fiction Techniques to Try

This guest post is by Harry Bingham of Writers’ Workshop. Most blog posts are dull. They might be well-informed, offer interesting insights, teach useful things—but they can do all those things and still be dull. Although readers do come to blogs to learn, they are only ever two clicks away ...more
Writing Content
3 Lessons On Blogging from My Son… the Artist
19th of January 2012 Darren Rowse 33

3 Lessons On Blogging from My Son… the Artist

Our kitchen table is in a perpetual state of creativity.   Marker pens, sketch books, glue sticks, and paint sets are make their permanent home there because my five-year-old son (X) is a self-declared Artist. While there are some challenges with living with an Artist… (last night I almost broke my ...more
Writing Content
Confessions of a Narcissistic Blogger
18th of January 2012 Guest Blogger 58

Confessions of a Narcissistic Blogger

This guest post was written by Joe Bunting of The Write Practice. I came across this interesting quote from psychologist Alexander Lowen: “To experience joy, one must be free of anxieties about letting go and expressing feeling. Or to put it differently, one has to be carefree and innocent as ...more
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31 Unexpected Perks of Blogging You’ll Never Want to Give Up
15th of January 2012 Guest Blogger 55

31 Unexpected Perks of Blogging You’ll Never Want to Give Up

This guest post is by Uttoran Sen of traveltamed.com. You’ve got it! You’re officially a Have in a world of Have-nots! What do you have? It’s probably not money, fame, or tax-write-offs disguised as corporate jets. It’s something more powerful. You have a blog. And a darn fine one at ...more
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Why You Should Create Your Own Graphics for Your Blog
10th of January 2012 Guest Blogger 72

Why You Should Create Your Own Graphics for Your Blog

This guest post is by Naveen Jayawardena of sleepWRITER. When I decided to start a blog on sleep habits, I wanted to try something different. As any aspiring blogger, I was trying to stand out from the crowd. And I did it by creating my own graphics. Now I run ...more
Blog Design
Forget Blogging as Usual: 5 Outrageous Tips for Super-sized Attention
9th of January 2012 Guest Blogger 30

Forget Blogging as Usual: 5 Outrageous Tips for Super-sized Attention

This guest post is by Neil Patel of KISSmetrics. It happens every minute. About six thousand new blog posts are published. That’s a lot. Blogs have given enormous power to people. It’s given them a chance to have a voice in a world that used to be controlled by gatekeepers ...more
Writing Content
20 Bloggers to Watch in 2012
31st of December 2011 Jade Craven 154

20 Bloggers to Watch in 2012

This year, I tried to go outside of the social media echo-chamber and focus on people who are expanding beyond their blogs. As Michael Stelzner said at Blogworld, “You’re not a blogger, you’re a publisher!” These are 20 people who stood out to me this year. There is no ranking, nor ...more
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Why You Should Wear The 6 Thinking Hats On Your Blog
28th of December 2011 Guest Blogger 46

Why You Should Wear The 6 Thinking Hats On Your Blog

This guest post is by Nischala Murthy Kaushik. Wearing the 6 Thinking Hats on your blog helps in generating valuable, interesting and diverse content. What are the 6 Thinking Hats? Dr. Edward de Bono’s 6 Thinking Hats is a simple, effective parallel thinking process that helps people be more productive, ...more
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