7 Writing and Marketing Links Worth Reading

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This week on The Lede

  • 13 Ways to Make Idea Generation a Daily Habit
  • 10 Signs You’re About to Hire the Right Copywriter
  • RSS: Your Social Media Monitoring Secret Weapon
  • Convert More Visitors from Your Guest Post with These 10 Landing Page Hacks
  • The Jedi Master Approach to Content Marketing that Converts
  • Twitter v. Facebook: A Short Case Study in Building Trust
  • Stephen King’s 20 Tips for Becoming a Frighteningly Good Writer

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7 Smart Marketing Links
You Can Thank Me For Later …

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This week on The Lede

  • 6 Reasons Why You Should Quit Blogging
  • The Secret Code for Cracking ‘Tough’ Books and Reading Above Your Level
  • The True Cost of Building and Managing a WordPress Website
  • The Bootstrapper’s Bible
  • Why the iPad Works for Writing
  • The “5 A” Framework for Content Marketing Success
  • A 5-Step Technique for Producing Ideas

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Seth Godin on When You Should Start Marketing Your Product, Service, or Idea

What is marketing?

Is it a process of gathering as much money as you can, throwing it to the “creative” winds, and hoping something will come back?

Is it a practice of interrupting as many people as possible with a message they don’t care about, and never asked to receive?

Is it a performance you frantically stage around your product, service, or idea, in the final moments before launching it into the world?

Or is it something else entirely? And if it is, how and when do we employ it?

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7 Instructive Content Marketing Links

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This week on The Lede

  • Are Content Publishers Waking Up from Their App Dreams Nightmares?
  • An Email Marketing Autoresponder Schedule that Sells
  • 3 Quick Tips To Conquering Your Fear of Public Speaking
  • Does Your Domain Say “Trust Me?”
  • Why “Freemium” Fails for Startups: 3 Business Lessons from the Band New Order
  • 5 Basic SEO Truths We Can Learn from Star Wars
  • Peter Shankman on the Value of an Audience

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How to Attract an Audience by Integrating Content, Social, and Search

Google’s been pissing people off lately. Panda, Penguin, Parakeet (okay, I made that last one up), who knows what’s next …

Then there are the social networking evangelists whose entire fortunes are deep in Zuckerberg’s asset.

And finally, the faithful content producers, who labor slowly and quietly to build their businesses one thousand words at a time.

It can all seem a bit much to keep up with. SEO isn’t bad. Social networking sites aren’t evil. Content marketing isn’t impossible. But it can feel like it sometimes.

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7 Content Marketing Articles Worth Reading

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This week on The Lede

  • Stop Waiting to Be Picked
  • Why Storytelling is the Ultimate Marketing Weapon
  • Neil Patel’s Method for Finding Great Blog Content
  • Three Reasons Why Every Smart Startup is a Digital Media Company
  • 9 Books to Help You Read and Write Better
  • Why Smart Authors are Cutting Amazon Out
  • The Easiest Way to Boost Your Productivity

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