Link Karma

Link Karma

Want to see a blog that smartly applies a lot of the tips you read here at Copyblogger? Check out Anne Zelenka — great content smartly presented in a compelling fashion.

The key to effective information sales — The Bikini Concept.

The more creative thinking you apply to your subject matter, the better your content. Check out Tapping Creativity.

How to Write a Poem.

Did you know blogging is a transferable skill? Of course it is, but you might not realize in how many ways.

Mike Sigers pulls off a perfect Seth Godin post.

Link Karma

Link Karma

Jakob Nielsen says to write articles, not blog postings. Good, forward-thinking advice Jakob! I’ll start doing that, and recommending that others do the same, a year-and-a-half ago.

John Place tells you how to disagree and persuade without offending. Good advice for dealing with critical comments.

Questions about dating, relationships, love and sex, or just want to see how to use blogging and online video in one of the most lucrative niches around? Check out Dan and Jennifer.

The Three Little Blogs: A Cautionary Tale – Nice story telling, thanks for not making me one of the pigs… err, blogs.

Can you draw a better Googlebot than Rand Fiskin? Enter this contest and win some absolutely fabulous prizes. OK, win a prize… let’s not oversell it.

Did you know that Perfomancing Metrics blog statistics is back? They have both a free and low cost paid service. Check it out.

Any other interesting links I’ve missed? Drop them in the comments.

Saturday Night Link Fever

Saturday Night Link Fever

Since we’re apparently in the mood for grammar, check out Daily Writing Tips for more nuts and bolts guidance for writers.

How to Use StumbleUpon to Promote.

Roberta shows you how to pitch a blogger.

What makes people buy? Find out.

How to Write a Persuasive News Release.

Work from home (or hope to)? You should be reading Success From the Nest.

Friday Night Links

Friday Night Links

Friday Night Lights

The long or short copy debate… again, and again, and again.

Viral Marketing vs Idiot Marketing Experts.

Has Digg jumped the shark? Mostly.

So what next? Facebook.

My belief has always been that the blog is the center… Tom Chandler gets it.

Jon Morrow interviews Seth Godin… good stuff.

Finally, every cable news network dropped everything today because of someone named Paris Hilton. Does anyone know who this is?

Friday Night Links

Friday Night Lights

A couple of remarkable riffs on my blog subscribers post—one for small businesses and one that elaborates on the original extremely well.

People look forward to and remember stories, even if you’re trying to sell them something.

Confidence is the root of success… in person and in your writing.

How do you measure the value of a link?

Digg auto-bury got you down? Try these alternatives (nice theme mod, btw).

Jason Calacanis’ VC-funded Mahalo is either the sock puppet of Web 2.0, or the Boo.com of Web 2.0. Your choice, but those truly are the only two alternatives.