7 Smart Content Marketing Links

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This week on The Lede

  • How to Tell Your Story Like a Luxury Brand
  • Louis CK Goes Straight to His Audience (Again)
  • 10 Steps to Building an Amazing Infographic
  • The Power of Consistency
  • The Best Local SEO Strategy You’re Not Using
  • 8 Steps To Knocking Out An Impossible To Do List
  • How to Build — and Keep — an Engaged Audience

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How to Create Better Content: Treat Your Readers Like Dogs

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Do you want a wider audience, more subscribers, better conversion to paying customers, fanatically loyal readers, and enviable word of mouth?

You can have all of them by keeping one simple piece of advice in mind:

Treat your readers like dogs.

If you want to teach your dog to sit, how do you go about it?

Any good trainer will tell you that the smart way is to give him lots of rewards and love every time he sits when you say, “Sit!”

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How to Infuse Your Writing with Nostalgia

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Holy fruit salad, Batman!

Do you know the reference?

If you ever watched the old-school Batman TV show, you’ll get it. Each episode of the show featured Robin uttering a different version of the catch phrase, with an increasingly unlikely noun taking its place in the middle.

But it’s not Robin who made those off-the-wall catch phrases memorable.

It’s the nostalgia that a show of this nature still wells up in their audience to this day.

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12 Must-Do Tasks for the New
WordPress Site Owner

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You know you’re sitting on a gold mine, don’t you?

That freshly-installed WordPress site of yours is poised to be a source of income, prospects and possibilities for your business. It has the potential to be a powerhouse resource, but there are a few things you’ll need to get in order first.

This post shares the top 12 power sources you can plug into with your brand-new WordPress site.

It may seem like a lot to do, but they’re listed in order of importance. Work on the top of the list first. Once you’ve got those things set up, move on to the rest of it.

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7 Content Marketing Links Worth Reading

The Lede | copyblogger.com

This week on The Lede

  • What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast
  • Why Crowded Coffee Shops Fire Up Your Creativity
  • The Best Time to Tweet
  • Do You Own Your Kid’s Domain Name?
  • 13 Built-In WordPress Options that Online Publishers Need to Know …
  • The Psychology of Color
  • Seth Godin Reflects on His Massively Successful Kickstarter Campaign

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How to Find a WordPress Theme that Works

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As an online publisher you have to make hundreds of important decisions a day, so why leave the biggest ones to chance?

If you’ve chosen to self-host your site (instead of becoming a digital sharecropper) using WordPress as your platform, you’re already miles ahead of the competition. But finding the right face for your business or brand can be one of the hardest choices you’ll make.

There are thousands of WordPress themes to pick from. Unfortunately, they aren’t all created with the same integrity, style, and security that you deserve.

You could just shut your eyes and throw a dart, but that’s not going to help you build the long-term, profitable audience you need.

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