The Practical Guide to Producing Long-Form Content

My preference goes towards writing comprehensive, long-form articles. My usual blog posts would normally end up between 2,000 and 3,000 words, some resulting in 4,000 - 6,000 in specific cases. However, 90% of the traffic to my own website comes from organic search and about 75–80% of our agency’s traffic is organic as well. Choosing Between Long-Form Content and Short Content So whenever I pick long-form, I care about the following considerations: Long-form content ranks better in Google Longer articles provide more value Long articles allow for introducing more data, stories, statistics, quotes Complex topics require long-form content to cover… Continue Reading

Best 100+ Blog Niche Ideas That Are Guaranteed to Be Popular

Are you thinking about how to start blogging for money? To help you get started without wasting any time, here’s a list of 100+ profitable blog niches to make money. Most people who want to make money online stumble upon the thought of starting a blog. But gradually, when they are getting into it, they are stuck on the very first thing about what blog niche they must choose to write upon. Do you have the same questions as these: What types of blogs make the most money? What are the top blog niches? How do I start a profitable… Continue Reading

Maximizing The Benefits Of Evergreen Content

As a consumer (or a prospect), I don’t respond to sales calls well. Intrusive advertisement is a lot less effective than educational content, answering questions to problems I’m realistically struggling with, and leading me through a journey I find easier to pass through than doing all of the due diligence myself. This is why I’d rather educate and inform and let customers make their own minds. As a result, our sales pipeline has been entirely inbound-farmed for over 5 years now. This includes business for my core company, my consulting business, and two other ventures I’ve been working on. Content… Continue Reading

Data-Driven Strategies for Effective Content Development

In the current digital age, creating content is crucial for attracting and engaging the audience, establishing a brand, and driving business growth. However, the content creation landscape is constantly changing, and now calling for another paradigm shift in how we approach it. Blog postings and other static, one-way communication pieces were a common focus of traditional content development methods. Although these strategies had some success, it was believed that they were non-interactive and ineffective in engaging audiences.  The limitations of traditional strategies also became clear as consumer behaviors and technology advanced. The challenge for content creators was to stand out… Continue Reading

The Definitive Guide to Improving Your Blog’s Search Engine Ranking with Regular Updates

Are you looking for ways to improve your blog ranking? Do you spend hours crafting high-quality content, only to find that it's not being seen by your target audience? If the answer is yes, then you're not alone. Many bloggers struggle to improve their website's visibility in search engines.  Fortunately, there are some simple strategies you can use to increase your ranking, and one of the most effective is to update your blog regularly. In this article, we'll provide you with a definitive guide to improving your blog's search engine ranking with regular updates. Whether you're new to blogging or… Continue Reading

How to Generate Content Topic Ideas (23 Tips for Headline Inspiration)

One of the most frequent questions I receive when it comes to marketing is: "How do you come up with so many ideas over the past few years across so many channels?" The truth is, I get help—thanks to my team at Growth Shuttle following the processes we’ve established years ago especially on the social front as we maintain an omni-channel approach toward covering a number of segments. In practice, I’ve been blogging for the past 13 years, own nearly a dozen sites in different verticals, co-authored a technical book back in 2008, issued my own Entrepreneurship book, and manage… Continue Reading

Beginner’s Guide to Starting as a Freelance Content Writer

Blogging has been around since the late 90s and there are millions of bloggers earning a good living thanks to their writing efforts. Business owners, marketers, college students and everyone else is actively publishing online. With social media prevailing, a good percentage of the population is now actively producing content online. But what is the difference between a successful writer and a hobbyist? Generating Revenue Through Content Writing There are various ways to generate revenue through content writing. Being a full-time writer or a journalist is the obvious choice. But engaging content writers can build the right audience for each… Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About Repurposing Content for Social Media

Repurposing content for social media is an important addition to your content marketing strategy. One of the leading marketing influencers Neil Patel discussed why content repurposing is a good idea for driving traffic to your site and how it has worked for many known internet personalities in recent years. Repurposing content is crucial. It maximizes distribution and enhances effectiveness across channels. Treat each high-quality content piece as an asset—adaptable and reworkable for different purposes. For instance, after writing an in-depth blog post, continue. Break it into social media posts, create an infographic, or turn it into a podcast or video.… Continue Reading

11 Business Strategies for Freelance Writers and Content Firms to Land Clients

A report from Inc.com states that around $3.1 billion is being spent by blue chip businesses for remedial writing training, $2.9 billion of which is spent on current employees and not new hires. This indicates that quality writing and impeccable written content production remains to be highly in demand these days.  By recognizing the importance of this type of content, more and more businesses seek the services of a good freelance writer. However, in spite of the demand, the great number of freelance writers and firms offering content services on the internet seemed to find it hard to land clients.… Continue Reading

4 Common Mistakes You Must Avoid In Content Repurposing

Repurposing content is a strategic approach in content marketing and digital communications where existing content is reformatted and adapted for use across different platforms or for different audiences. This strategy can benefit individuals, organizations, and companies alike. One of the reasons I cancelled most of my training contracts back in the day was the limited impact. Training 20-30 people at a time is great. You can bond with them and work with every single one. But I switched to blogging, conferences, and content repurposing because I felt locked.  My time is limited. If I have 6 hours for training or… Continue Reading