3 Tips for Getting Your Content Seen (by Even the Busiest Readers)

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Millions of pieces of content are published every minute.

Listen in to Hit Publish to see how you can steal an advantage and make sure yours get noticed.

It’s no longer enough to simply publish valuable information as part of your content marketing strategy.

You’ve got to make sure you’re presenting your content in a way that’s going to catch your reader’s eye.

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How to Build a Business that Lets You Live the Life You Want

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Today’s guest on Hack the Entrepreneur is the founder of Design Pickle, a graphic design subscription service that offers unlimited requests and revisions for a monthly fee.

He is also a creative consultant at Digital and Disruptive, where he hosts workshops to help companies rapidly develop marketing or brand strategies.

He is a charitable guy and has been on the board of directors for the Alzheimer’s Association and is the co-founder of One Small Business, which provides entrepreneurial education for young people.

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The Oldest Writing Trick in the Book

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Web readers are people on a mission. Cramped for attention. Bent on skimming rather than diving deep. They don’t go to the web to window shop.

They go there to drive 60 miles per hour — and look at billboards. That’s the unbreakable rule of the web.

So what can you do as a web writer to not only catch their attention, but also give them what they want in less time than it takes to finish reading this sentence?

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Conquer Content Shock with Illegitimate Ideas

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Here’s the thing: nobody can deny that there is more content out there than ever before. But I don’t think the challenge this creates for content marketers is any more unique than 60 years ago or 600 years ago.

In the face of so much content, yes, we are shocked — but after the shock wears off, we adapt. Because we are really freaking excited about the possibilities.

And because we, as readers, can develop skills that allow us to navigate through this world without getting swallowed alive, it’s only natural that we, as content marketers, can too.

By “adapt,” I mean find new ways to stand out with content that makes an impact. And one way to do that involves illegitimate ideas.

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How Andy Weir Took ‘The Martian’ from Blog to Bestseller to Blockbuster Movie (Starring Matt Damon)

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Say you write a book and it takes off online. What if it then turned into a mega-hit … say the movie rights were sold to a Hollywood studio and Matt Damon was cast to star in it?

Don’t believe it can happen? Listen to this …

This is Andy Weir’s story, and in this podcast he explains exactly how it happened.

Oh, and you should go read his book, The Martian; it’s really great.

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A Simple 5-Step System for Editing Your Own Writing

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In order to revise your writing effectively, you need to look at your work objectively.

You don’t want to just glance at what you’ve written, quickly decide it is perfect, and then move on … missing an opportunity to become a stronger writer.

But how do you accurately critique your own creation?

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