8 Simple Steps From Rough Draft To Publication

The Editing / Publishing Process

This week I want to share the simple editing process I use to prepare blog posts and other content for publication. I also share the blogging mistake/story that inspired this article. I'm using the inverted pyramid so you're getting the most … [Continue reading]

How To Create Black and White Backgrounds for Color Images on Paint.net

How To Create Black and White Backgrounds for Color Images on Paint.net

In this Paint.net tutorial, we are going to show you how to take one of your color pictures and make the background black and white while leaving one element of the image in full color. To follow along this How To for Paint.net you will of course … [Continue reading]

The Inverted Pyramid – Learning From Journalism

The Inverted Pyramid - Bloggers Learning From Journalism

The story follows the lede (the first paragraph). The Inverted Pyramid puts a priority on the most important content and serves that information first. Bloggers can benefit from applying the Inverted Pyramid to their content creation. … [Continue reading]

Time-Based Autoresponder Content – The Easiest Way To Build-Up Your Email Sequence

The Easiest Way To Add Great Time-Based Autoresponder Content

I know the word "hack" has been overused lately but, if you will, I have a pretty simple autoresponder hack as far as adding new content to your time-based autoresponder sequence. At least if you're using GetResponse and I suspect other ESPs will … [Continue reading]

A Simple (And Fun) Content Marketing Strategy We Can Learn From Snapple®

A Simple Marketing Method We Can Learn From Snapple.

Today I want to show you one simple content marketing strategy we can learn from Snapple®. A simple marketing strategy that your readers will love and will help grow your blog. … [Continue reading]