tips and encouragement for bloggers who doubt

Tips and Encouragement for Bloggers who Doubt

By Hugh Culver

If you’ve been blogging for a few months and haven’t seen the new gigs, clients, sales, connections, or whatever else you’re looking for—it’s not time to quit. Real leaders know that instant success is impossible. It takes motivation, direction, smart work, and persistence. Blogging, social media promotion and tangible results are similar. Likewise, getting a…

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Five Simple Steps to Double Your Business with LinkedIn

By Melanie Dodaro

LinkedIn may not be up there with the “cool” kids like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, but if you know how to take advantage of it, LinkedIn can provide you with a lot more leads and new clients that all other social networks combined. Despite what some people still think, LinkedIn is not simply a place…

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Twitter’s new rules are good news (if you’re using SOS)

By Hugh Culver

There’s something brewing in the world of Twitter you should know about. News spoiler: if you’re using SOS you have nothing to worry about. Twitter’s New Rules Twitter has updated their Terms Of Service (TOS). Their motivation is to stop people spamming their services. And we applaud that. “You may not post duplicative or substantially…

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36 Blog Topics your Readers will Love

By Hugh Culver

We’ve all been there. You need to get the next blog post out, but you’re flat out of blog topic ideas and feel like you’ve already written about everything you know. Not to worry. Sometimes it just takes a new angle on an old story to get that spark you need to get new content…

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How to hire an awesome writer for your blog

By Hugh Culver

You’ve got a blog – so far, so good. And you’ve written six posts, but now the inevitable time crunch is happening. A week goes by, and then another. No blog post. Two more weeks and despite your best intentions…still no blog post. We see it all the time: orphaned blogs. They still command a…

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Thinking of quitting blogging? Read this first.

By Hugh Culver

I don’t know how many times I’ve thought about quitting blogging. How about you? On a scale from “not important” to “this puts money in my bank”, blogging seems to often falls left of centre. But, I keep writing and posting blogs. And in this post, I’m going to explain why you should as well.…

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9 expert bloggers reveal their best strategies for 2018

By Hugh Culver

There is no end of advice online about becoming a successful blogger – some of it brilliant, some not so much. Some tips for blogging success even conflict with other advice. You should write short posts. You should write long posts. Try using more pictures. Add infographics. Short, punchy writing is the peach. Long-form writing…

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In Praise of Hard Work

By Hugh Culver

This post was originally published on www.hughculver.com It wasn’t long ago that factory work, coal mines, lumber and fishing employed more than half our workers. That was Hard Work. Nobody was sneaking a peek at Instagram updates, checking their Inbox, or trying to increase their Luminosity score. They came to work to do work. It…

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Why I started SOS and the future of the world

By Hugh Culver

In this blog, we’ve written lots about blogging (ironic). Everything from topics to headlines to analytics – even hiring writers. And we have a long list of future topics we want to share with you. But, there’s one topic that’s been missing…until now. We haven’t shared the story behind SOS (or whatever it grows up…

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3 Reasons to Measure Your Blog’s Success (And How)

By SOS Team

Do you know why video games are so addicting? Because they set clear goals, and always tell you whether you’re moving towards them or not. Goals and measurement are two crucial elements to success in games, business, and life in general. Without measurement, you’ll never understand where you’re at or what needs to be done to…

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21 Traffic building Tips

21 Traffic Building Tips from Professional Bloggers

By Hugh Culver

If you have a blog you know how important traffic is. More traffic means more people buying your products, joining your list and more sales for your business. The challenge is to know what works. Search online and you’ll find lots of advice – some works, some doesn’t. It’s confusing and can waste a lot…

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