Category Archives: Blogging

Blogging is a huge part of what we do at Blue Duck Copy. This category contains posts about the blogging community, blogging tips, and our love of writing.

A Detailed Guide To Writing An SEO Optimized Blog Post in WordPress

Via Scoop.it – Business Blogs If you’re new to integrating SEO into your blog or Website, this article (see link below) provides basic beginner-level tips to get started. While we believe that it’s important to integrate SEO into your content, we also are not die-hard SEO supporters to the extreme. First and foremost, you should…

2 Hard and Fast Rules for Using Twitter

Show original cartoon   Is your Twitter followers group filled with spammers, lonely people, and newbies? Do you feel like no one actually reads your Tweets? The problem may lie in what you are Tweeting… and how you are Tweeting it. There’s an unspoken rule to Tweeting that many people seem to have forgotten in…

6 Powerful Benefits of Using a Blog as a Main Business Website

Via Scoop.it – Business Blogs Are you considering using a blog platform as your main company Website? You should. Blogs are great for SEO purposes and help to attract industry-specific readers, visitors, and customers. If you’re looking for a few tips on using your blogs as a business Website, or if you’re still on the…

SEO – Should You Hire a Freelance SEO Copywriter? | Articles Studio

Via Scoop.it – freelance copywriting “Writing all of the SEO copy for your web site or all of the SEO articles that you plan to submit to ezines can be a daunting task. This is especially true if you are completely talent free when it comes to writing. This can mean having to hire a…

Hardening WordPress Security: 25 Essential Plugins + Tips

Via Scoop.it – Website Development “If you are running a WordPress-powered website, its security should be your primary concern.” WordPress is a wonderful blogging platform with tons of flexibility, but sometimes all the flexibility leaves the door wide open for security issues. Blue Duck Copy was targeted in last year’s attack on WordPress blogs, and…

How to Grow Inbound Links With Guest Blogging Opportunities

Via Scoop.it – Social Media for business Websites “Tip 1 – Use adavnced search queries for Tip 2 – Use google blog search to find authoritative blogs in your industry.”   Get tips on how guest blogging can benefit your online business. Show original

Blogging for Business: How to Choose the Best Blog Platform

Via Scoop.it – freelance copywriting “Are you ready to create a company blog? Checkout our top recommendations for the best blogging platforms to build conversations and your brand.” From WordPress to Blogger, choosing a blogging platform can be confusing. Blue Duck Copy recommends the WordPress platform for business blogs. Want to know why? Just ask….

How to Use Blogging to Get Clients Flocking after You

Via Scoop.it – Social Media for business Websites “This guest post is by Onibalusi from YoungPrePro.com. I have been writing for others as a freelancer for over seven …” Why do you blog (or pay someone to blog for you)? Get world-class tips from a Problogger guest on how to get your clients clicking in…

10 Differences Between Freelancing and Running a Brick and Mortar Business | FreelanceFolder

Via Scoop.it – freelance copywriting “If you freelance, are you running a business? Unless your freelancing is a hobby, the answer is yes.” Freelancing can be a temperamental animal, but many of the same business principals apply whether you are freelancing or running a brick and mortar business. Find out 10 essential differences between the…

How to Enjoy Business Success in this Uncertain Economy

Via Scoop.it – freelance copywriting Times are rocky, the stock mocket fluctuates more than a moody teenager. But some businesses are finding ways to thrive insteaad of dive. What are you doing to safeguard your business in uncertain economic times? Show original

How to Keep Working in a Crap Economy

The economy is crap, businesses are going under, and relief is no where in sight. We can sit around and whine, blame politicians, blame Corporate America (or some other country of choice), or blame El Niño but what are you going to DO about the recession’s effects on your business? Will your business survive to see brighter days?

3 Ways to Propel Your Business in the Right Direction

Your business is taking off and life gets hectic. It’s easy to make the mistake of getting caught up in being busy. I know. I work full-time, attend graduate school part-time, homeschool two gifted children, and try to keep up with my marriage, volunteering, renovating a house, and maintaining the family farm. I know busy…