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Ten Things I Wish I Knew as a Beginning Writer

I’ve been writing for over 30 years. The writing bug bit me when I was about 10. I was away at summer camp for two weeks and my father, a professional writer, would write to me every day. He’d tell … Continue reading

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One or Two Spaces after a Sentence?

The “two space” rule dates back to the days of printers and typesetters when more space was needed to illustrate the difference between the spacing between words (which was smaller) and the spacing between sentences (which was bigger). The average … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Pack Your Personality into Your Content

Know what the secret is to keeping your readers engaged? You! Infusing your personality into your content goes a long way. Writing content that’s entertaining, however, can be challenging. Here are ten tips to pack your personality into your content. … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Boost Your Social Media Marketing Video

Show, don’t tell, especially when it comes to social media marketing. Videos stand out, giving potential customers a brief overview of your product or service without overwhelming them with text. In under 30 seconds, they can get the necessary information … Continue reading

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How Much Do You Know about Copyright Law?

Whether blogging, creating website content or engaging in social media marketing, you have to play by the rules. Technology makes it easy to copy, alter and share information, no matter what form it takes. Understanding the Copyright Law that affects … Continue reading

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10 Things I Wish I Knew as a Beginning Writer

I’ve been writing for over 30 years. The writing bug bit me when I was about 10. I was away at summer camp for two weeks and my father, a professional writer, would write to me every day. He’d tell … Continue reading

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Top 10 Grammar Myths

When you think about the rules of grammar, don’t be afraid to challenge what appears silly or useless. It probably isn’t really a rule. Here are 10 grammar myths that prove that point. 1. A run-on sentence is a long … Continue reading

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Use This Simple Checklist Before Publishing Your Blog

Bloggers go to great lengths to publish well written content. Regardless of the topic, they do everything in their power to get it just right before hitting “Publish.” Every once in a while, however, something falls through the cracks. It … Continue reading

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Five Tips to Make Your Pins More Searchable

Consider this: Pinterest has 100 million active users. There are 176 million registered users. It’s estimated that in 2015 Pinterest will have reached 47.1 million users in the U.S. alone. As you can see, Pinterest is a valuable tool that … Continue reading

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Top Ten Rules for Content Creation

Creating content that engages your reader is probably one—if not the—most difficult parts of social media marketing. Small businesses, especially those new to the game, have trouble figuring out what, when and how to post. While they may be savvy … Continue reading

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