hire a writer

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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You Haven't Published Online In a While... Now What?

You haven’t published in a month… now what?

By SOS Team

Remember those deadlines that you set for yourself? You were going to get your work done by this day and have it up on your website no later than that day. You made a promise not only to yourself but your active readers, too. Only, it’s been awhile since you’ve published an article (or anything,…

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How the Pros Run Their Blog

By SOS Team

You know the worst feeling in the world? Seeing other blogs take off while yours stays stagnant. Trust me, I know how crushing this feeling can be. However, there’s a simple way to get more shares and better rankings. In fact, the pros know how to use these strategies well. And you’re about to learn…

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How to blog more consistently

How to Blog More Consistently (And Stop Missing Deadlines)

By SOS Team

One of the hardest parts of running a blog is creating content consistently. Things get in the way. You have other priorities. Family, pets, Netflix… How do you sit down and just pump out blog posts every week? Don’t worry. In this article, I’ll give you five actionable tips to help you write more content…

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Blog traffic: What we've learned

What we learned about blog traffic after posting 100,000 tweets

By Hugh Culver

Using social media to promote your business and drive blog traffic can feel like an uphill battle. The more you do the more it feels like you’re in the same place. And it can raise lots of questions: What works? How much should I post? How often should I post? At SOS we thought there must be…

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5 Blog Post Types That Will Keep Your Readers Coming Back

By SOS Team

Are you struggling to keep your readers coming back? Are you afraid that your content is boring and aren’t sure how to turn it around? We’ve all been there. It gets tough writing so many similar blog posts, sometimes we just can’t figure out what else there is to write. Don’t worry; if it’s your…

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Why you need an SOP for your blog

Why You Need An SOP for Your Blog

By SOS Team

An SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) can revolutionize the way you blog. For instance, you can remove inefficiencies, saving you time and energy, and delegate tasks more effectively. In this post, I’ll teach you how to create a standard operating procedure for your blog. You can think of it as a checklist of sorts. Let’s get…

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Is your content boring?

Is your content boring?

By SOS Team

We all know blogging is a major traffic driver in the online business world. In fact, WordPress has found that users produce about 73.9 million new posts per month – that’s 2.4 million posts per day or about 1,670 posts per minute. And that’s just on WordPress sites. In order to make your post stand out and…

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3 Social Media Activities Actually Worth Your Time

3 Social Media Activities Actually Worth Your Time

By SOS Team

By now, you probably know that Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and Linkedin are the top five most used social media sites (in that order). If not, you just got some vital information for free. You’re welcome! Want to know something that will blow your mind even more? Check this out… Image Via: pewinternet.org Studies show…

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4 Easy Ways to Make Your Blog Images POP

4 Ways to Make Your Blog Images Pop

By SOS Team

Let’s face it: Imagery is a major factor in writing blog posts. In fact, visually compelling posts generate up to 94% more views than posts without pictures. Not sure how to create great blog images? I’m here to tell you that you don’t have to be a professional designer to find or create amazing blog…

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How to write an amazing roundup post

How to Write an Amazing Roundup Post

By SOS Team

Have you ever seen a roundup post? If you haven’t, they are essentially “roundups” of great content in a particular industry. For example, “10 Brilliant Blogging ‘How-To’ Posts You MUST Read” would be a roundup of, well, 10 blogging how-to posts that other people have written. Why would you want to write a roundup post?…

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