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7 elements of a high-quality blog post

By Renae Gregoire

In this post, discover 1) what Google wants from your blog posts, 2) what readers and prospects want from your blog posts, and 3) how to give Google and readers what they want—high quality blog posts!—so you get what you want too—more sales, clients, and money. If you’re reading these words, you may be:Getting ready […]

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Blogging to invent yourself

By Renae Gregoire

You know that feeling you get when you see, hear, or experience something profound?  You want to pause there.  Expand the moment.  Linger.  See what else comes up for you.  Maybe you want to linger over a song you connect with, deeply and instantly, the way Snow Patrol’s 16-minute story song connected with me.   Here is but one piece […]

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The Winning Content Formula

By Renae Gregoire

In this post… Believe it or not, there’s more to creating winning content than having great writing skills.  Here, I outline the three elements you need even more than great writing to create winning content—content that leads more people to say YES to your offers. Winning in a digital world is one part writing, three parts […]

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Grow Your Influence Through Blogging

By Renae Gregoire

In this post… Discover the benefits of becoming an influencer, and learn how blogging helps you realize those benefits for your business. Also access my 9-Point Blog Post Planner that will help you plan a blog post, turning it from an idea in your head to a more-solid thing ready to take the form of words […]

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A Book-to-Blog Experiment

By Renae Gregoire

Trying to increase two habits I long for: reading and blogging time. Hey there. I’m Renae, an online business owner since 2002. Running and growing that business, along with raising a family from toddlers to college students, has taken up much of my time — including my reading and blogging time. And even though my reading and blogging time […]

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What’s the deal with blogging?

By Renae Gregoire

To blog … or not to blog?I’ve been talking a lot about blogging lately.  I created a blogging card deck, a 30-day blogging challenge, and I’m working on a program to help solopreneurs and small business owners jumpstart their writing confidence along with their blogs. It’s been “Blog this, blog that, blog, blog, blog, blog, blog” around […]

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Cut these 5 words; be a better, stronger writer

By Renae Gregoire

Sometimes even good writers need a reminderWhile watching a recording of a live event for the design industry yesterday, one of the speakers surprised me when she mentioned how she became a stronger writer by eliminating one word from her communications. As soon as she mentioned the word (I’ll tell you what it is in a […]

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Time to stop sucking at this blogging thing

By Renae Gregoire

Where’d consistency in communication go?While poking around on my Blog Post Ideas spreadsheet looking for goodies to write about, I came across a Harvard Business Review blog post by JD Schramm, which touches on the importance of Consistency in Communication.  In recounting the story of a professor who for years and years consistently sent a typewritten […]

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Insights on blogging

By Renae Gregoire

Live from the farm….Since I started the 30 Day Blog Post Challenge a week ago, I’ve realized a few things about blogging and want to share them with you. 1. Regarding that blogging calendar…. A blogging calendar has turn out to be not very helpful to me during the Challenge. I find that the topics on […]

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Luminous writing: Holy crap, that’s scary!

By Renae Gregoire

Let me be luuuuuuminous Every day during the 30 Day Blogging Challenge, I’m drawing a set of cards from my soon-to-be-available Blog Post Inspiration Deck. One of the cards today is luminosity. Luminosity. Luminous. I love that word, both the sound of it … luuuminous … and the diverse images it brings to my mind. […]

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How to create a best-selling card deck

By Renae Gregoire

How I created a soon-to-be-bestselling card deckI’ve been talking to my tribe about my upcoming card deck The Blog Post Inspiration Deck for a little while now.  But the only reason I’ve done so is because my card deck mentor Marcy Nelson-Garrison decided to reopen her Card Deck Master Class program — and it’s open […]

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