How to Beat the 3 Types of Writer’s Block

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It’s just about the least fun part of being a writer, and one of the big stumbling blocks a lot of businesses face with content marketing.

You never seem to have enough ideas.

Or you have a bunch of ideas, but you don’t quite get around to writing them.

Or you start a dozen different projects, and manage to finish half a page on each one.

It’s maddening, and it’s got to stop.

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Meet the Lazy Marketer’s Best Friend: The Email Autoresponder

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No one loves blogs more than I do. They’re a great way to build your authority, attract an engaged audience, develop trust and rapport, attract links, and stake your claim in search engines.

I love blogs. But like babies and kittens, two other things I love, they’re also a lot of responsibility.

Blogs take time. You’ve got to write terrific content that stands out from the general noise, promote it intelligently, and cultivate reader relationships. And that’s in addition to everything else you do in your business, from producing your product to getting your taxes filed.

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The “Talk Radio” Approach to Effective Email Marketing

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Most people struggle with email marketing because they think email is … email.

But it’s not.

At least, not when you’re selling online.

When you’re selling with email it’s far more like talk radio than it is sending an email.

What do I mean by this?

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Two Stunning New WordPress Themes

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I gotta say, if Clark would let me, I’d write up one of these theme updates for you every week.

Our StudioPress team has so much cool stuff going on building premium WordPress themes. I can barely keep up with all the ways they’re making WordPress websites better, and your life online a piece of cake.

So, let me try in this quick post.

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Are Social Media “Experts” Worthless?

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Gary Vaynerchuk, in his usual low-key, mellow way, said last month that 99.5% of social media experts are clowns.

This immediately prompted a schoolyard-style kicking of the whole idea of a social media expert, with one prominent writer saying that anyone who does it for a living should “go die in a fire.” And that was one of the nicer responses.

The name-calling and vitriol are a little hard to watch. Here’s the thing, though.

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3 Simple Steps to Finding More Clients on Twitter

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I’ll start by saying that I’m as big a fan of content marketing as any other Copyblogger reader.

And for good reason.

When it comes to selling online, there isn’t much that puts customers more at ease than quality content.

If you put in the time it takes to produce useful, authoritative articles that provide real value to potential customers, you’re halfway to the bank before clients even land on your site.

But should any company or blog use only one technique to get more clients?

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