How To Generate Leads Through Business Blogging


Business blogging has been around for quite some time. Generating leads through business blogging has become key to accepted content marketing ROI. Yet, some companies maintain business blogs even without knowing what to do with them. The good news is: business blogging is not a mere hygiene factor or a “good to have” It can not only be a major promotional tool but can also generate effective leads for your business.

Social Trends: What does it take to create a remarkable industry blog?


How do they create a remarkable industry blog that positions them as thought leaders? It’s neither easy, nor coincidental how some blogs take off and carve in niche in their industry. We speak with the ex-blog editor of the SEMRush blog, Tara Clapper.

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.

[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!

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How To Find Blogging Inspiration


Sometimes, being consistent with blogging is a tough ask for brands and Startups. Here are some tips to regain the momentum in blogging and how to find blogging inspiration! How To Find Blogging Inspiration.

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

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.

Back From My Blogging Break

Feld Thoughts

I took the last two weeks off from blogging. While I try to blog every day, I don’t have a daily ritual like Fred Wilson does. After writing one more post on July 31st, I gave myself permission to take a two-week vacation from blogging. This wasn’t a work vacation, but it was a blogging vacation. The post Back From My Blogging Break appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Writing Blogging disciplineIt was a nice vacation.

An Editorial Calendar For Your Blog Is A Remarkable Need


Over 2 million blogs will be posted today. We’re creating more content than ever before and I’m here to tell you, to succeed , an editorial calendar for your blog is ESSENTIAL. Why Do You Need An Editorial Calendar For Your Blog? Let’s start with statistics.

7 Awesome Tools For Professional Blogging You Must Use


A lot of bloggers think blogging is only about writing a few paragraphs interspersed with images. I’m not trying to be cynical here, but there’s a plethora of blogs which would do really well if created professionally. Tools For Professional Blogging.

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?

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?

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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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.

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.

Why Blogging Is The New Marketing


One of the dominant powers in modern online entrepreneurship is blogging, as businesses were quick to realize that they should focus time and energy on content marketing. The best part of blogging is its smooth, friendly and engaging tone which appeals to readers and the targeted demographic.

How Can a Blog Make Money and How Much Can I Earn?


Ever wondered- can a blog make money ? If you’ve read our first post in our Blogging series about what is a blog and why you need one, you’re aware of how important blogs are for increasing traffic to your website and for gaining your potential customers’ trust.

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.

Are Your Blogs Blah?

Rembrandt Communications

You write and post blogs because they are good for your business… or are they? Your blogs may just be blah! The post Are Your Blogs Blah? Without a content strategy, you losing time, money and sales!

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6 Storytelling Blogs That Are Awesome


Here are a few storytelling blogs that I particularly always refer to when I am thinking about how to improve a story. 6 Storytelling Blogs That Are Awesome. The TED Blog is also a good source for inspirational storytelling. Everyone has a story. Yes, ma’am.

5 Social Media Blogs From Experts That Are Awesome


So, today I am sharing my top five favorite social media blogs from experts. 5 Social Media Blogs From Experts That Are Awesome. But more importantly it also runs an excellent blog where you can learn a lot about getting the most out of your social channels.

Resurfacing Old Blog Content

Instigator Blog

The most frustrating thing about writing blog content is that it typically “disappears” after a couple days. Disqus, which I use for comments, shows four articles at the end of each blog post. Blogging

Why Blog?

Rembrandt Communications

An SEO secret that boosts online awareness fast You have probably noticed the thousands of blogs online from big businesses, Mom-and-Pop stores and individuals. However, if you are not blogging, [.]. Sales SEO Blogs content search engine otpimization SEO blogs Some of the information is interesting while most of it is boring (or just a way for people to vent or talk about themselves.)

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4 Reasons Why Your Business Should Start Blogging NOW (And a Surprise)


Even in today’s times, many business – big or small, are way behind the mark when it comes to SEO, content marketing and blogging. Where does your blogging fear lie at? Blogging for business boosts your social media presence.

Is Too Much Blogging Killing Your Business?

YFS Magazine

There’s a lot of pressure on small businesses to start blogging. Grow Marketing & Sales blogging blogging for business blogging tips content marketing marketingFor some it really isn't their cup of tea.

Is Your Blog Topic Profitable? by Yaro Starak

I’ve received a number of emails from people who are interested in joining my January intake for Blog Mastermind 2.0, The post Is Your Blog Topic Profitable? Blog Mastermind Blogs & Blogging Blogs and Blog Traffic blog money finder market research topic selection

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Aiming Blog Posts

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

I got a note yesterday from a CEO I work with asking if a specific blog post was aimed at him. I replied and told him that I try very hard not to aim blog posts at anyone or any company. Of course I have those temptations from time to time but I feel that using this blog as a way to send a message to someone or some company is not appropriate and I don’t do that.

Creating A Remarkable Blog Needs the Right Tools


Very recently I ran a workshop at Ann Arbor talking about how to create an ideal blog. Setting yourself up for success and a remarkable blog is a matter of knowledge. Your blog needs the right tools, strategies and people. If you’re ready to invest and take your blogging to the next level, this is a good place to start! Creating A Remarkable Blog Needs the Right Tools. Presentation from the blogging workshop held previously.

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The Beginner’s Guide On How To Create A Remarkable Business Blog


Recently, a Brandanew community member asked us this question on Facebook- “I have my own apparel site and I do some associated blogging with it, but I am thinking to take it into complete blogging space” This is a big question depending on how you look at it.

8 Reasons Why Your Business Should Be Writing A Blog


One of the changes that has come into its own over the past few years is blogging. Writing a blog can be one of the most beneficial ways for your business to grow and to reach new customers. If you’re not sure what a blog is, then first of all, an answer to that would help, right?

The Importance Of Blogging For Startups


A great way to tell others about your brand and about what you have to offer is to start blogging. Blogging is your gateway to communicating with the outside world and reaching out to potential customers. Reasons to use blogs to benefit your startup include: 1.

Why I Don’t Have To Follow VC Blogs Anymore

Feld Thoughts

When I started blogging in 2004 I think I was the third VC blogger after David Hornik and Fred Wilson (if you were, or know, of another pre-2004 VC blogger, please tell me so I can update my historical recollection.). Today, hundreds of VCs blog. The post Why I Don’t Have To Follow VC Blogs Anymore appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Venture Capital blogs mattermark VCTwo words: Mattermark Daily.

Smart Blogging Tips For Small Business Owners


This includes your blogging strategy, which you may not feel comfortable with. Here are some smart tips that will help you create a good blogging strategy, and get the most out of what you put online: Listen to your audience. Write blogs with substance. by Brenda Berg.

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

10 Ways To Make Your Company Blog More Effective

YFS Magazine

The ultimate goal of every blog is to create content that people feel compelled to share. This applies to both personal and business blogs. Grow Marketing & Sales blogging for business blogging tips company blog content creation content marketing content strategy marketing

8 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Business Blog

YFS Magazine

There is no point in creating blog content that no one wants to read, comment on, or share — especially if you're blogging for business. Grow Marketing & Sales blogging blogging for business blogging tips business blogging company blog content creation content marketing marketing

Blogging Nostalgia and my 30 day Challenge

VC Cafe

I started blogging in December 2005. My first blog used to be In the beginning blogging was all about self expression. A stampede of traffic would descend on your blog. Indexing your blog on Technorati was must.

How to Get Your Blog Read in 3 Steps

Rembrandt Communications

Today, blogging is a huge part of content-marketing strategy. In fact, “79% of companies that have a blog report a positive ROI for inbound marketing,” per the (HubSpot State of Inbound report). However, you write blogs but don’t get great results.

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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

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?