Medium Gives Twitter Referrals Preferential Treatment

If you’re not familiar with the details of what the term “zero rating” means you’ve likely still encountered it in some manner. The concept has…

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Let’s Get Back to Owned Media

“Should We Replace Facebook with Personal Websites?” I had to audibly sigh when I saw that Vice headline considering Facebook (and other social network platforms)…

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Who Needs to Maintain a Blog? Everyone.

You see posts like this all the time: “Do [Insert Name of Professional Category] Need a Blog?” Let’s just get this out there right now…

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[Grumpy Old Blog Writer Post]

Your Numbers Don’t Impress Me I don’t usually like to call people out directly, but this post irked me. I Wrote 100 Blog Posts In…

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Content Marketing Has Always Been About SEO

There's never been a time when content marketing wasn't a part of search engine optimization.

Titles Have Never Been My Strong Suit

By the time you read this, the title of this post will likely have changed at least a half-dozen times. That’s not unusual for me…

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WordPress At 15

Up to October, 2005 I had been using Blogger as the platform for my personal blog. It was fine, it was free and it was…

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I Don’t Understand Needing to Search Out Blog Post Ideas

There’s a significant cottage industry online of people and companies who want to help people come up with ideas of what to write about on…

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How to Use RSS to Power Your Blogging Strategy

It's no secret that content marketing is having a moment. Brands, large and small, are becoming ever more aware that they need to publish a…

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How to Use WordPress To Save Your Freelance History

A while ago movie writer Drew McWeeny posted this to Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrewMcWeeny/status/989937832062992384 That kind of problem has plagued the freelance writing field to a growing…

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