Edgar’s Fave Five: What We’re Reading This Week #2

It can be hard to keep up with all the amazing blog posts out there, so as a little treat, we’ve gathered five great reads from across the web for you to peruse!

Bookmark these and check them out this weekend while you down Bloody Marys that could double as meals (or go on a sunrise hike – whatever floats your boat).


1) 6 Ways to Come Up with Effective Blog Content When You’re Short on Ideas – Leadpages

We all know how effective blogging can be for promoting businesses, but sometimes it’s hard to come up with ideas for new blog posts. If you’re stuck and want to write blog posts that are relevant and useful to your audience, look no further. This post not only gives you six methods for coming up with content, but also provides 55 high-impact post ideas (Holy guacamole, 55? Yes – 55).

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2) What’s Hiding in Your AdWords Campaign? – Wishpond

Sometimes dealing with AdWords can feel like a gamble. You have to trust the person managing the account, the sources with which you do your research, and that you are spending your money correctly. If you have a sense of dread when thinking about your performance, check out this post from Wishpond – it will point you in the right direction.

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3) 5 Facebook Advertising Features You Probably Didn’t Know Existed – Problogger

This post will have you shook. Facebook ads are crazy powerful, but Facebook isn’t exactly forthcoming about all of the features they have to help you run the best campaigns possible. Read this article – it might just change the way you work with Facebook ads forever.

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4) Become a Better Writer – Zapier

Blogging successfully takes a wide skill set, but writing is the foundation. Zapier brings you a fantastic guide to becoming a better writer by sharing all their favorite apps and tips. Even if you’ve been blogging for a while, ask yourself if there is room for improvement (Hint: The answer is always yes) and check out this post.

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5) 3 Eye-Opening Techniques to Wake Up Your Readers with Your First Sentence – Copyblogger

Once you’ve finished reading #4, dive deeper into improving your writing by reading this post by Copyblogger. Information and resources are fine and dandy, but what use are they to your readers if they get bored by the first paragraph? You owe it to yourself to keep your audience entertained and excited about learning from you!