For Grammar Geeks: A Visual Map of the 15 Punctuation Marks

A friend and fellow Essentials tutor shared this a few days ago, and I love it! Designed by Curtis Newbold of The Visual Communications Guy, the infographic lists the 15 punctuation marks in order of difficulty (to learn and use) with the rules that govern their use. Click here to download a full-size poster version…

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5 Blogging Resources for Just $7.40 This Week Only! {BundleoftheWeek.com}

Are you ready to take your blog to the next level? With printables to help you set goals and plan for the future, creative ideas for making money with your blog, ways to manage your time when balancing work and home, writing tips and a guide to hiring blog help, this collection offers you a…

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Using Images to Enhance Your Blog Posts

The following post is from James of Brooks Web Services: Images are am important part of blogging. Many people do not use them when blogging, but they should. Here's why: It's appealing visually. - Images can help add to a post, attract attention to the copy, and encourage them to stay and read the entire…

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Business Bloggers That Professional Bloggers Should Read

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There's no shortage of blogging blogs to read, and we all know the "top" blogging blogs, including Problogger, Copyblogger and, my personal favorites, Blogging with Amy and Tentblogger. But if you're blogging professionally, there's another niche that I think is just as important to read, and that's business blogs. Today, I want to share three…

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The Balance Between Competition & Community

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A while back, I posted a business plan template for bloggers. It was well received by many people, but Mindi from Moms Need to Know was really offended that the first page included identifying the strengths and weaknesses of your competition and that the rest of the plan included words like "strategic partnership", "threats", etc.…

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No Partial Feeds, Please

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As bloggers, we have lots of opportunities to increase our traffic and/or our income, but it's important to evaluate each of these opportunities from our readers' perspective rather than only looking at the benefits to our blogs. A perfect example of this is the use of partial feeds. Some bloggers publish only a small excerpt…

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