Can Anyone Be a Writer?

Can Anyone be a Writer? via KLWightman.com
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For writers, the Internet is both a blessing and a curse. Writers can now share their work across multiple platforms and can gain exposure in ways that were once non-existent. Regrettably, these platforms are also available to people who think they can write well, but don’t.

Everyone these days thinks they’re a writer. But can anyone be a writer?

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Do People Still Read Blogs?

Do People Still Read Blogs? via KLWightman.com
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As a blogger for almost a decade, I want to say that people still read blogs. But is that really true?

Should we still write blog posts? Retire our blogs to become YouTube influencers or live stream stars? Or should we change how we write blog posts to better engage our audience.

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7 Ways to Get Back into Blogging Again

7 Ways to Get Back into Blogging Again
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It happens to the best of us. You meant to skip just one week of blogging for one reason or another. Then another week goes by. And then another, until the only way you can remember when you blogged last is by looking at the time stamp on your last blog post.

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The Best Way to Get Over Your Blog Embarrassment

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I have a confession: It’s not easy for me to talk about my blog.

Even after years of blogging, I still have to muster the courage to continue the conversation when the topic of “so, you have a blog?” arises.

I’m certainly not ashamed of my blog. I enjoy blogging about writing, blogging, marketing and social media. I love connecting with my readers and geeking out over my readership analytics.

So why all the embarrassment?

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5 Reasons Why Your Company Blog is Failing

5 Reasons Why Your Company Blog is Failing via KLWightman.com
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Does your business blog not convert readers into customers? Then it’s not contributing to your content marketing strategy—or to the success of your business.

Let’s change that. Here are five ways to get your company blog back on track.


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Should You Blog Around The Holidays?

Should You Blog Around the Holidays? via KLWightman.com
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With Labor Day meaning an extra day off for us nine-to-fivers, a tempting thought came across my mind: I should skip blogging this week.

But my conscience soon kicked in. “Don’t let your readers down. They’re counting on a post from you come Tuesday.”

Then I had an epiphany. Do my readers (that’s you!) count on a blog post from me around the holidays?

So I came up with a balanced compromise: I’ll write a blog post about this.

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What the Heck are WordPress Categories?

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I discovered WordPress categories once I stopped being stubborn. I’ve always seen it housed snugly under Posts in the sidebar. I’ve always seen it prominently displayed in the blog post tool editor above Tags.

I just chose to ignore it. And do I regret it.

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