The Write Blog

21 Nov 2012

EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT WIKIPEDIA, PART 6: FAQS

Here it is: the very last in our Wikipedia blog series. We’re wrapping things up this week with a few odds and ends, random tidbits, and FAQs that didn’t quite fit in any of our other posts in the series. Enjoy! Frequently Asked Questions Q: I want to write a Wikipedia article about my company […]

15 Nov 2012

EVERYTHING ABOUT WIKIPEDIA, PART 5: CONTENT

At this point, if you’ve been following our Wikipedia series you’ve got a pretty good grip on the rules: You know how to determine a topic’s Wiki-appropriateness. You also know how to find good, third-party sources, and you understand how to keep things neutral. So, now what? Now, we talk about content. Determining Length Wikipedia […]

17 Aug 2012

FINDING THE RIGHT BLOG PARTNER

So you’ve decided to initiate a content building campaign, wrote a few posts, and now have set out in search of links to send back towards your site. You’ve found a few blogs and sent out offers to write for them. And now you’re waiting for a response—and waiting, and waiting… Why won’t anyone accept […]

19 Jul 2012

SOFTWARE THAT HELPS SMALL BIZ OWNERS USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO STAY CONNECTED WITH CLIENTS

Created by Sean and Wintress Odom, Socialot is web-based software built specifically for small-business owners who are struggling to efficiently use social media to engage their customers. Sean Odom notes, “You don’t have to be a social media marketing guru to use it. You don’t even need a marketing department. All you need is a […]

12 Dec 2011

CHECK OUT SOCIALOT: THE NEW SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING SOFTWARE FOR SMALL BUSINESS

After years of trying to get into the groove of social media marketing, I decided to try a different tactic: I gave up. Well, not exactly. But I did get frustrated and decide that there had to be a better way to keep up with social media efforts. My husband and I started brainstorming ways […]

23 Nov 2011

SECRETS FOR A SUCCESSFUL BLOGGER OUTREACH CAMPAIGN

by Isabella Woods The internet is packed with information on a whole host of topics, much of which comes from the countless bloggers across the world. Blogging has now become a genuine source of news, information and entertainment, and there is an almost limitless supply of blogs out there. But with this saturation comes a […]

23 Nov 2011

EXAMPLE OF A SUCCESSFUL BLOGGER OUTREACH CAMPAIGN

A couple of months ago, I received an email from a writer looking to promote her client. It started something like this: Hope you’re keeping well. I’m just getting in touch to ask if you’re open to accepting content from freelance writers at The Writers For Hire – if so, I’d love to put together […]

26 Aug 2011

IS YOUR COMPANY MAKING THIS MISTAKE ON FACEBOOK?

If you’re reading this, you probably already know that your company should have a Facebook page. This isn’t another post about why you should use social media marketing. Instead, I want you to try something: Take a second, go to your Facebook business page, and stare at the Wall. Go ahead, I’ll wait. Here’s what […]

28 Jan 2011

HELP FOR NEW WIKIPEDIA ARTICLES

Image via Wikipedia Thinking about starting a new Wikipedia article for yourself or your business – but you just don’t know where to start?  As we’ve mentioned before, not every article idea or subject is appropriate for Wikipedia (go here for a few pointers). So your first step is to determine if your personal/business/product/other Wikipedia […]

22 Nov 2010

STOP BRANDJACKING: HELP WITH ONLINE BRAND & IDENTITY MANAGEMENT

Part of protecting your brand, your business, and even your personal online reputation is making sure that others don’t claim your name or try to impersonate you.  So here’s a hint:  sign up your name, brand, and business on every social media site – even if you don’t use it, even if you don’t have […]