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Writing Good Blog Posts: The Art of Seduction

Apr 14th, 2013 | By
Writing Good Blog Posts: The Art of Seduction

  For some people, writing comes natural. For most, it comes with pain. Certainly when writing for a specific and demanding audience, like blog readers. Putting it bluntly, blog readers are lazy and hasty. Blogs are like inflight magazines: something “light” one can read in between other work, a piece of literature which is more (…)

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Blogging is dead, long live Blogging!

Mar 22nd, 2011 | By
Blogging is dead, long live Blogging!

Many organisations struggle to get their blog onto the next level, to make proper use of social media tools, to technically manage these tools, and to make their content “travel” through the social media scene. If we concentrate only on blogging, the answer is not in a simple post “How to make your blog successful (…)

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Nonprofit blogs: the common problems

Jun 25th, 2010 | By
Nonprofit blogs: the common problems

777,  Seven hundred seventy-seven. That is the amount of nonprofit blogs I have collected so far. They are all on my Delicious bookmarking list. Excerpts from their posts are republished on Humanitarian News and The NonProfit Blogs. 777, discarding blogs which have not been updated since six months.  777, including the Good, the Bad and (…)

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Ernest Hemingway’s writing tips for bloggers

Jul 25th, 2009 | By
Ernest Hemingway’s writing tips for bloggers

“Throughout his career as a writer,” says Larry W. Phillips in Ernest Hemingway on Writing, “Hemingway maintained that it was bad luck to talk about writing.” Nevertheless the tips Phillips condensed into his book would be applicable to good blog writing too:



Twitter for Dummies – part 5: 10 tips for effective tweeting

Jul 13th, 2009 | By
Twitter for Dummies – part 5: 10 tips for effective tweeting

You have successfully created your Twitter account. Through part 1 of this series you got some pretty good idea what you will use Twitter for. You understand the importance of building social communities, and which Twitter tools can help you with those tasks. Part 4 in this series taught you the basic syntax of a (…)

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