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How Different Age Groups Consume Content

I came across this great article in Marketing Land, where they look at the habits of Millennials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers when it comes to consuming content. What I took away was that “Blog Posts Are The Most Consumed Content By All Three Generations” and I should keep them at 300 words (or close). Good info.

Source: The Generational Content Gap: How Different Age Groups Consume Content

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The Blog Post Checklist – After You Publish Your Post

You’ve written a great post. You did research, proofed and edited, and pulled a fabulous photos. You hit “publish.” Now what? The Blog Post Checklist answers that question, giving us a pdf you can print out to check off items. To do items are organized by stages:

  • Immediately after posting
  • Soon after posting
  • Later after posting

The list is a great tool to make sure you’re maximizing your blog posts and helping to get readers. Because, really, if no one reads your great post it sort of defeats the purpose of the blog.

Get the Checklist at: The Blog Post Checklist: After You Publish Your Post

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Turn Blog Posts Into An eBook

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As a blogger I’m always looking for ways to get more use out of my existing content. Ebooks are a natural place to expand for bloggers. SITS Girls posted a great step-by-step post to walk you through the process. Even if you’re not interested in this right now, bookmark it!

Step-by-step instructions to help you turn blog posts into an eBook – choosing the right posts, designing your cover, formatting, and self-publishing.

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Source: How To Turn Blog Posts Into An eBook | SITS Girls, Self-Publishing

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A Beginner’s Guide to Periscope

Getting started on Periscope? Check out this beginner’s guide from Vivid & Brave. It’s a great place to start.

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Source: Periscope: A Beginner’s Guide | Vivid & Brave

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Find Instructions to Add “Pin it! Button to Your Blog

One of the most useful things you can do for your blog is to make it easier for your readers to share your posts. This post gives instructions on how to add a “Pin It!” button to your blog. The instructions seem simple. I promise to do this to my blog … later.

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Source: Add “Pin it! Button to Your Blog/Cómo Insertar Botón “Pin it” en tus Posts | Lifestyle with Danny

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Social Media Training for Beginners

Need to get started on social media? Constant Contact has a great online repository of “101” guides on everything from Facebook and Twitter to managing online listings for small businesses. It’s a great resource to bookmark for future use.

Get the social media training you need to get started on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and Google+.

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Source: Social Media Training for Beginners – Social Quickstarter

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Create or Improve your Facebook Business Page

Sprout Social posted a great step-by-step guide to creating your Business Facebook Page. It walks you through every decision needed to start a page from scratch, from the name to adding videos. The article also covers steps to improve an existing page and ways to grow your fan base as well as planning out your content. Check it out.

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Source: Essential Facebook Business Page Guide | Sprout Social

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YouTube’s Top 100 Brands Report

YouTube’s Top 100 Brands Report

In its first ever report on branded video content, YouTube says video views for the top 100 brands have nearly doubled during the last year, with monthly views of branded content up 55 percent since 2014.

Source: YouTube’s Top 100 Brands Report: Monthly Views Up 55% For Branded Video Content

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How do I Start a Blog and Make Money Online?

I get this question frequently: “how do I make money blogging?” This guide from Tips and Trips HQ is the most comprehensive single source I’ve found that gives you info on everything you need — from getting a domain to creating content then making money off that content. Very useful page to bookmark.

This is a step by step and easy to follow guide that will help you setup your own blog from the start. This guide is not to motivate someone to start blogging.

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Source: How do I Start a Blog and Make Money Online? | Tips and Tricks HQ

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Twitter Launches “Safety Center”

Twitter has launched a “Safety Center,” located at http://safety.twitter.com:

Twitter hopes to further that progress by launching a “Safety Center,” which aims to put all of the resources for online safety in one easy-to-find spot: http://safety.twitter.com. Some of the resources are based on initiatives that the company has already kicked off, but it was really difficult to find detailed information about them.

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Source: Twitter Organizes Its Disjointed Online Safety Initiatives With The Launch Of Its “Safety Center” | TechCrunch

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