Marketing

How to Use Stumble Upon to Grow Your Business

Previously, in the second installment of our four-part series we discussed using Reddit as a way to grow your business’s online presence. There is a little bit of gamesmanship that Reddit requires, which some users feel is ultimately too much of a hurdle.  I am excited to talk with you about a powerful Reddit substitute:…

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How to Use Reddit to Grow Your Business

Last time we took a look at Twitter and ways to use it to help enhance our social networking camp­aigns. The technology world has other great tools at its disposal: one such tool is Reddit. The consensus, however, has not solidified about its marketing usefulness. Our analysis must begin by laying out the three following…

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How to write a blog series: How long should it be?

Deciding how long each post should be in your blog series can be a tough choice. One thing that’s key in your series is consistency. If you run all of your posts really short and then the last one is extra long, you may lose out your audience at the big finale. Nobody wants that.…

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How to write a blog series: Creating an outline

Okay, so by now you’ve discovered that you really do want to write a blog series. You’ve got a great idea that you want to explore and expand on, providing some extra value to your readers – and yourself! But now the question is, “How do I definitively take that first step to get started?” Here’s how…

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How to write a blog series: What to write about?

Sometimes the hardest part is just getting started, you know? You’re faced with this ginormous task that at the time seems extremely cumbersome or even impossible. Or maybe you know it’s possible, but you just know that it’s going to take so much work that you’re doubting whether or not the investment will be worth…

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How to write a blog series (Part 1)

Last year, I wrote my very first blog series. I was looking to stretch myself and grow a little bit in what I’d been doing, and I thought a series would help me out in that. Not only did I have a solid run during the series, but I picked up a few tips along…

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Upstarts Part 5: Get Help

This is the last installment of a very special series on Upstarts: Making your dream a reality. I hope you’ve enjoyed reading these as much as I have writing them, and if you’re just joining us for the first time, be sure to read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, or Part 4. We’re closing things out with…

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Upstarts Part 4: Get Ready to Make Friends

Welcome to a very special series on Upstarts: Making your dream a reality. We’re going to push out a new blog post every day, so if you haven’t already, I’d recommend subscribing! Or, you can read Part 1, Part 2 or Part 3. Today’s topic is about growing your network and relationships. In junior high, I had a really tough…

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Upstarts Part 3: Get Planning

Welcome to a very special series on Upstarts: Making your dream a reality. We’re going to push out a new blog post every day, so if you haven’t already, I’d recommend subscribing! Or, you can read Part 1 or Part 2 Today’s topic is on getting started by making a plan! Gonna be a good one. From dreams…

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