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Step-by-step guide: How to write a blog post

Step-by-step guide: How to write a blog post

Contrary to popular belief, writing a blog post isn't as easy as it looks. While your thoughts may make sense in your head, putting them down on paper adds a certain amount of pressure. When you think about it, it's no wonder you feel wary about writing stuff down. Once it's in black and white, it seems more real than when you keep it in that floating state in your mind. And immortalizing your...

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How long does SEO take?

How long does SEO take?

“How long will it take?” and “When will I rank?“ are undoubtedly the most asked questions in the SEO world. The answer, however, used to be a lot more simple than it is now. Natural language processing was nowhere to be seen and a bunch of algorithms that shape the modern search ecosystem (panda, hummingbird, penguin, etc.) didn’t even exist. At that time, nothing could’ve stopped you from...

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How to create a social media content calendar in Google Sheets [templates included]

How to create a social media content calendar in Google Sheets [templates included]

If you're part of your company's marketing team, you already know planning ahead can make or break your social media strategy. Simply put, without organization, you risk missing deadlines and pushing out subpar content. What's more, missing the mark makes your entire team feel discouraged and stressed. The thing is, contrary to popular belief, there's more to a social media post than simply...

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Grammatically correct: 20 common mistakes you need to stop making today

Grammatically correct: 20 common mistakes you need to stop making today

Ah, grammar - the glue that holds language together. So why are we still making mistakes at something as common as using language? More importantly, does it matter? As much as we hate to admit it to ourselves, we all pass judgement - and grammar is our universal criterion. It doesn't matter whether the grammar mistakes come from our colleagues, bosses or job applicants. Whoever it is, we'll see...

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The importance of receiving feedback

The importance of receiving feedback

Practice makes perfect. No argument there. But how the heck are we supposed to know if what we're doing is right? Well, we can't unless we receive a different perspective on our performance. Now wait a second - isn't that the fancy way of saying that feedback is essential for self-improvement and development? That can't be right, now can it? Because, if it is, how come we dread it so much? And...

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How to manage your time: The only guide to Google Calendar you’ll ever need

How to manage your time: The only guide to Google Calendar you’ll ever need

Lately, there's been a lot of talk about work-life balance. There are countless articles on how managing your time can make you happier and more satisfied. If you're like most people, you've probably told yourself that you don't have a problem. But how many responsibilities do you juggle on a given day? And I'm not talking only about work. Take a moment to think about family, friends, hobbies,...

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Remote work: 8 tips on how to make working from home work

Remote work: 8 tips on how to make working from home work

One thing is certain: the traditional way we work has changed for good, and there's no going back. While it's hard to know for a fact what the future of work will look like, it's a safe bet that remote work is here to stay. And it's great news! Right up until it dawns on you what it actually means. It's nice to be working at home, all cosy in your PJs, spending more time with your family and...

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Stop the tool madness: You get a tool, and you get a tool, everybody gets a tool!

Stop the tool madness: You get a tool, and you get a tool, everybody gets a tool!

How many apps would you say that you use in a month? If you're like most people, the answer is no less than 30. Sounds like a big number at first, but think about all the things you use an app for on any given day: email messaging collaboration project management video calls And this is only the beginning of an ever-expanding list. Don't get me wrong, I understand - the truth is, we all want to...

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10 benefits that remote hiring brings to your business

10 benefits that remote hiring brings to your business

Contrary to popular belief, remote work isn’t a recent trend. It’s been around since 2010 and, judging by the recent events caused by the global pandemic, it’s here to stay. 56% of global companies allow remote work., and around 16% have been reported as fully remote companies. Plus, remote workers claim to be, believe it or not, 29% happier than on-site workers.   Source: Owl Labs Although...

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11 actionable tips to improve your copywriting skills

11 actionable tips to improve your copywriting skills

Copywriters are the backbone of any successful marketing campaign. No matter which tools and techniques you plan to use in your marketing efforts, at some point, you will need help from a copywriter. Want to get more customers from your website? The copy needs to be right. Are you trying to start a social media account? You need a copywriter with good caption-writing skills. Looking to launch an...

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