My Partners Blogging In 2017

Feld Thoughts

My partners Chris Moody , Seth Levine , and Lindel Eakman are all blogging right now. My other two partners, Ryan McIntyre and Jason Mendelson have blogged in the past, ut took a break in 2017. Also, the Foundry Group blog is always active, with occasional thought pieces but mostly updates on initial financings both for companies and other funds that we invest in. Very few LPs blog, so it’s neat to add Lindel’s perspective as a fund investor into the mix.

10 Amazing Books On Blogging You Must Read


If you’re running a corporate blog or are a pro-blogger, it’s a great idea to start thinking about how you can improve and create stronger impact. Blogging is one part creative writing and one part astute marketing skills. RELATED: What is a blog and why do I need one ?

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10 Things I Wished I Knew Before I Started Blogging


Everyone blogs these days. Before I started blogging everything seemed easy. Soon I realized, a lot of people blog just for the sake of blogging. Why do blogs fail ? #1 It is very easy to start a blog and it is free too. It is true for blogging too.

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What is a Blog and Why Do I Need One?


Recently I had a quick look at Quora and found out that users were still talking about whether or not blogs are for them. While you’ve heard enough insights and stats on blogging itself on our blog, this post is starting from the start. So what is a blog?

5 Business Blogs That Are Kicking Ass in Content Marketing


But here are 5 business blogs that are kicking ass and have definitely got their freak on when it comes to content marketing. Their blog emphasizes on the fun and creative aspects of creating websites with lots of posts on tips & tricks, inspirational examples, infographics etc.

3 Reasons Your Corporate Blogs Are Not Working And How You Can Improve


82 percent consumers like reading company blogs. And yet, your corporate blogs seem to be generating none of the benefits that you expected. Today I will list out the top three reasons why your corporate blogs are not working. What are your experiences with corporate blogging?

8 Ways That Blogging Will Kickstart Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Blogging is one of the best ways to do this and build a brand, even before you have a product or service. Thus I recommend that every entrepreneur start blogging in parallel with solution development for the following benefits: Get customer idea feedback before you commit resources.

10 Top Marketing And Sales Blogs We Love!


Fittingly, it is also easy to learn about the internet itself by reading various sites and blogs. As brand marketing practitioners, we too read many great marketing and sales blogs with great interest. 10 Top Marketing And Sales Blogs We Love! The Smart Passive Income Blog.

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7 Keys To Utilizing A Blog To Drive Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Blogging has come a long way in the past few years, from a social release for narcissists, to today’s required vehicle for promoting your consulting business and gaining valuable online exposure. Here are some tips I’ve gleaned from experience: Lead with your blog.

How Do Blogs Create A Community?

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6 Ways To Create A Community On Your Blog When you create a community on your blog, it helps to build a connection with your audience. Your blog, website or online store will be more successful when your readers, prospects and customers develop a real, quality connection with you.

The State Of Blogging In 2017


Starting a blog, whether as a business or just for pleasure has been popular for a couple of years now and having a company blog is almost considered a must. Start with a suitable blogging platform. Where does (blogging) money come from?

How To Create An “Automatic Money Machine” That Runs Behind Your Blog by Yaro Starak

Let me ask you a question… Do you have an email list to go along with your blog? By now most bloggers realize the importance of adding an email list to your blogging strategy. Yes, you probably do.

Ways to Take Blogging to Another Level

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

A growing number of people are choosing to express their thoughts, ideas, and opinions online, and the number of blogs in the world from 2006 to 2011 was estimated to be at around an impressive 173 million. This is what led to the rise and popularity of blogs. Blog & Grow

It’s Your Blog. Why Be Boring?

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When it comes to your own blog, this is a little piece of the digital universe carved out for yourself, by yourself. Not every travel blog is going to be the perfect platform for you to go on at length about your love for the works of D.H. Writing is what drives your blog.

30 Creative Ideas For Your Blog To Make It Remarkable


We keep asking you- no insisting that you must work hard at developing your professional and corporate blogs. From an SEO, branding and content marketing perspective, a good strong blog bodes well for your business. Here’s presenting amazingly creative ideas for your blogs.

7 Entrepreneurs With Insanely Useful Startup and Entrepreneurship Blogs

YFS Magazine

Here's a look at the best blogs, created by entrepreneurs, that contain insight to help you work smarter. Plan blogs business blog startup advice startup lessons

[Workshop at Ann Arbor] How To Create An Awesome Blog


This time I’ll be talking about how to create an awesome blog. Workshop at Ann Arbor] How To Create An Awesome Blog. To learn about the best practices of blogging- from getting your passion project, to learning SEO, and how to build a community of readers!

7 Tips on Getting More Readers to Your Corporate Blog

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If you want to increase the number of visitors to your blog, you should focus on the topics for the blog and should also use content syndication to increase the exposure for the blog on the Web. An RSS feed in an important feature for a blog.

3 Hard Truths No One Tells You About Blogging

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I was tempted to create a different personality If the blog is supposed to be fake, it’s not a problem at all. The image that your mind is painting while you are reading someone else’s blog can be fake by 50% or maybe more. Building buzz around your blog – Are there any pros?

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Top 25 Technology Blogs In 2016 You Need To Follow

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And virtually all of us read the daily news through online blogs and websites. Internet nowadays is awash with all kinds of blogs, and have thus become one of the hallmarks of online marketing. Blogs by Ed Tech Magazine and as a Top 50 Blog by Getting Smart.

The Blog Profits Blueprint 2.0 Is Ready For Download (2014 Update) by Yaro Starak

Download The Groundbreaking “Blog Profits Blueprint” For Free (Over 150,000 People Have Already Downloaded It!) The post The Blog Profits Blueprint 2.0 This is what you have been looking for. This is THE original report that blazed a trail when first published.

5 Tips For Creating An Engaging Blog


Creating useful and interesting content for your audience through blogging is a great way engage and grab valuable attention to not only highlight your product, but also your larger mission within your industry. B2B marketers who use blogs receive 67 percent more leads than those who do not.

How to Start a Blog

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An online business without a blog is like a plane without wings; it just won’t fly. While blogging is a relatively new medium, it’s no-less important than any other established marketing method. This guide has been written to teach you how to blog and help you get started. There are literally hundreds of blogging platforms available, each with their own unique features, designs and content management systems. In short, if you don’t pay for your blog, you won’t own it.

Create a Successful Blog Strategy: A Step by Step Guide

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When it comes to creating a blog strategy you need to understand that it entails more than one area that has to be focused on if you are to be successful. There are a couple areas that need to be strategized separately while still fitting into the goal of creating a successful blog strategy.

Blogger Alert: 7 Signs That Your Blogging Needs Help


Let me start this with a couple of assumptions – the first that your brand is running a blog and the second, that you really want to be a good blogger but aren’t really going anywhere with it. It could be signs that your blogging needs help. You’ve made no blogging friends.

Should Startups Blog? An Essay (with Data) to Decide Once and For All

View from Seed

But among those options, appearing on almost every site, is one link that simply doesn’t belong with the rest: “Blog.” ” Don’t misunderstand, it’s not the fact that a startup’s blog exists that’s so troubling. So, should startups blog?

4 Essential Blogging Tips For Your Small Business

YFS Magazine

How can you stay true to your brand and use your company blog effectively? Grow Marketing & Sales blogging blogging for business blogging tips inbound marketing marketing

5 Ways to Keep Your Business Blog Relevant

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A business blog can be a valuable tool for raising brand awareness and inspiring customer loyalty. According to Hubspot’s State of Inbound 2014-2015 report, marketers who prioritize blogging are 13 times more likely to enjoy a positive return on investment (ROI) than those who don’t.

This Is How to Optimize Your Business Blog: 14 Powerful WordPress Plugins

Up and Running

Content marketing has all but replaced traditional marketing, making branded blogs a necessary element of any business strategy. With that in mind, here are the WordPress plugins you can use to fully optimize your blog for user experience and lead generation.

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How to Create a Blogging Guide for Your Small Business Blog

Soho Solutionist

At first glance, blogging may seem to require little effort. Just sign up for WordPress, get a hosting company, grab a nice skin (or theme) for your blog, and then start writing. The post How to Create a Blogging Guide for Your Small Business Blog appeared first on SOHO Tech Training.

How the Hell do I Prioritize Work, Blog & Find Balance?

Both Sides of the Table

I don’t know Ezra yet but since he’s taking the time to blog (which I hugesly respect) and share thoughts I thought I’d take him up on his challenge and also spill the beans on my secrets. On blogging I blog because I love it. My other secret on blogging?

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What Products Should You Sell From Your Blog? by Yaro Starak

At the time I had never sold a product of my own from my blog before. Finally I made the decision – The post What Products Should You Sell From Your Blog? Blog Mastermind Blogs & Blogging Blogs and Blog Traffic Monetization Strategies blog sales funnel direct response marketing info products Online Marketing & Internet Business Guides pricing sales funnel

Is Your Blog in the Graveyard? 7 Fatal Blog Errors

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If you do not have a business blog, start one immediately. Blogs are proving to be the most significant factor in building a business, a brand, traffic, and, ultimately sales. If you already have a business blog and are not realizing the business growth that you should, you may be making some fatal errors that should be corrected right away. Using your blog to promote your products and/or services above all else. Not having your blog on your website.

Blogging For Money Has Changed: Here Is How Smart Bloggers Can Profit In 2014 by Yaro Starak

In October of this year it will be ten years since I started my first blog (not this one). The official ten year anniversary for this blog you are reading now is January 2015. No matter how you look at it, I’ve been doing this a long time, at least in internet years.

5 Ways to Make Blogging a Successful Business

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Blogging has been an extremely popular pastime. Some people blog to share a passion about something. Others blog to provide a narrative of their life to people who are interested in reading about them. Others blog to raise awareness of things that are important to them.

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Turn Your Blog Into a Business: A Legal Perspective

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Are you ready to turn your blog into a business? Learn to use the law to your advantage when you monetize your blog. Joe Blogger, d/b/a Joe’s Best Blog Design” offers no legal protection. This double taxation makes the corporation inappropriate for most blog owners.

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Why Your First Blog Post Should Be A “Life Story” Article by Yaro Starak

One of the key techniques I’ve taught Blog Mastermind members since 2007 is the value of a ‘Life Story’ post or series. In simple terms, a Life Story post is your background story as it relates to the topic of your blog. If you blog about collecting colonial stamps, your. The post Why Your First Blog Post Should Be A “Life Story” Article appeared first on

3 Reasons Why You Need A Company Blog, Like, Yesterday

YFS Magazine

Here's a look at 3 effective ways a company blog can help grow your business. Grow Marketing & Sales blogging company blog content marketing content strategy marketing

FAQs on Blogging- From Our Ann Arbor Workshop!


For those of you who were unable to attend, here were a a few FAQs on blogging that I answered in the workshop, which I feel could be helpful to everyone beginning with it! FAQs on Blogging- directly from our Ann Arbor workshop. What platform do you recommend for Blogging?

Do You Really Need To Blog Everyday To Get Results?

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If you want to get your blog noticed by Google and the other search engines, do you really have to blog everyday? For whatever reason, the once-a-week schedule for writing new content to your blog was considered ideal. They both began blogging by posting regularly.