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Here are this month’s pick of 4 helpful articles to help you learn more about increasing the online presence of your business.

This collection focuses on BLOGGING.

Blogging can be the source for the majority of your posts when trying to build your online presence. Once your blog is created and published, all your other platforms can be filled with relevant, useful posts that direct your audience back to your website.

1: 10 Blogging Tips for the Small Business Owner

blogging tipsAs a small business owner, a blog can define you as an expert in your field, connect you to customers, and allow you to get information out about your business quickly and easily. Yet, many small business owners avoid blogging, claiming either they can’t write or they simply don’t have the time. Read 10 great blogging tips for beginners and more from Erin Sweeney Design.

2:  Blog vs. Article: What’s the Difference?

difference between article and blogBelieve it or not, there are a lot of differences between the two content types, with each serving different purposes but ultimately working to meet the same goal. The overall purpose of an article is to provide in-depth insight on a particular topic or subject.The main purpose of a standard blog is to deliver high-level information without getting into too much detail.  Learn more on Social Media Today.

3: 100+ Blog Titles That Grab Attention

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Having a catchy title is the key to grabbing people’s attention. It’s your ticket to increased traffic and wider audience. You need to create interest, emotion, and curiosity in your readers. Make your blog post title as irresistible as possible. Learn more on TwelveSkip.

4:  6 Ways to Find Blog Topics When You’re Stuck

find a blog topicYou know how it is.  The harder you try to think of something compelling, engaging, educational, interesting to write about, the harder it is. But, we all know, no new blog content on our site means less site traffic. Maham Chappal shares 6 great ways to find blog topics when you hit that roadblock.  Read more on Jeff Bullas’ blog.

It is my intent that you have will find these articles about content marketing relevant and useful. Visit my Scoop.it page to view over 100 articles on similar topics. You may also enjoy the articles I am recommending this month on the topic of Empowering Entrepreneurs.  I look forward to sharing new pieces with you every month.

I would love to hear from you on any of these topics.  I hope you will contact me with your thoughts and comments.

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