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I haven't written for Smart Blogger in a while but here's my latest post. Sometimes feeling that you don't have enough time is really masking a deeper problem...
If you're struggling to find time for your blog, the real reason might surprise you. Read this and discover the true cause of being "too busy" to blog.
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+Kevin Duncan knocks it out of the park with this valuable (and entertaining!) post on the art of writing great comments.
The Ultimate Guide to Writing Comments That Open Doors with Popular Bloggers

Have you ever left a comment on a popular blog? Were you hoping they would notice you and a relationship would sprout?

Kinda disappointing when it doesn't happen, huh? Maybe a little soul crushing, too? Yeah, I know. Maybe I can help you with that.

+Jon Morrow, +Glen Long, and the good folks at +Boost Blog Traffic, Inc. liked the post I wrote for them back in November so much they invited me back! The result is a simple four-part formula for writing great comments that don't suck, but do open doors with popular bloggers.

Give it a read and let us know what you think!

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The massive list of bloggers mentioned and/or linked to in the post includes +Syed Balkhi +Chris Garrett +Adam Connell +Sherman Smith +Steven J Wilson +RB Biddulph +Bryan Collins +Jennifer - The Deliberate Mom +Marc Andre +Richard Martin +Kerry Russell +Miguel Guzmán Miranda +Lisa Sicard +Martin Edwards +Mi Muba +Carol Amato +Andrew Warner +Mandie Sanders +Jenna Dalton +Tom Southern +Tor Refsland +Henneke Duistermaat +Amanda Formaro +The Art of Better +Don Purdum +Pauline Cabrera +Ana Hoffman +Julie R. Neidlinger +CoSchedule +Andrianes Pinantoan +Pooja L +Gertrude Nonterah +Sue Anne Dunlevie +Charlene Kingston +Social Media Examiner +Yaro Starak +Neil Patel +Anne R. Allen +Brian Dean +Harleena Singh +Will Blunt +Brittany Bullen +Mary Collings +Vatsala Shukla +Nathan Ambrose +Will Hoekenga +Adrienne Smith +Jaime Buckley +Jeni Elliott +Sophie Lizard +Bryan Harris +Carol Tice +Darren Rowse +Pamela Wilson 

Wow! Told you it was a long list!

#bloggingtips   #boostblogtraffic   #blogcomments   #beabetterblogger  
What does a great blog comment look like, and how do you write one? Here's a simple four-part formula that works every time.
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Thanks, +Glen Long! Getting to work with you again was a blast. I love how the post turned out. (And thank you for letting me keep the bits of humor in the post. Haha.)
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How to Become a Confident Expert (and Stop Feeling Like a Fraud)

Knowledge breeds confidence. But how do you acquire the knowledge you need to feel like an expert in the minimum possible time? #blogging #knowledge
Want to feel less like a pretender and more like a genuine expert? Here's a step-by-step process to get the knowledge you need, fast.
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6 Quick Tricks to Transform Crappy Ideas into Gleaming Nuggets of Undeniable Genius

If you're waiting for the perfect idea to appear out of thin air, you might wait a long time. In my latest post on Boost Blog Traffic I give six ways to turn a crappy idea into a great one. #writing #blogging
Struggling to come up with content ideas that don't suck. Learn how to transform mediocre to magical with these simple creativity tricks.
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This is kinda cool. I wonder what other lost fonts are lurking in the Thames...
Typographic treasure found at the bottom of the Thames.
The Doves Type typeface was dumped in the Thames a century ago and recently brought back to life.
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Are you sick of getting blank looks when you try to tell people what your blog is about? Then you need to ask yourself five important questions. A great first guest post from +Amy Dunn Moscoso.
Do you ever worry that people don't really "get" your blog? Here's how to explain it so clearly even your mom will understand.
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Sick of people telling you to write "epic" content but neglecting to tell you how? This post from +Sonia Thompson cuts through the crap and reveals not only the characteristics of content your readers go nuts over, but also what you need to do to create it.
Everyone's talking about the importance of creating "epic" content. But how do you actually do it? This post has the answers you need.
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It was quite the week for #Flags in America ...

"This Week in ‪‎Flags"‬ by Jonathan Schmock -

One needs to be taken down permanently, and a better one takes it's place

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Honoured to be included in this roundup from +Tor Refsland :-)
80 Productivity Tips From Incredibly Busy Experts
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Thanks for the kind words, Larry :)
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We were told he was a pure breed, but I think he may have a bit of monkey in him...
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Gorgeous! Almost as cute as our Cairn Terrier  ;-)
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Thanks for +Janice Wald for including me in this expert roundup. I'm in very good company here with the likes of +Adam Connell, +Andy Crestodina and +Jayson DeMers to name just a few. Enjoy!
When it comes to blogging, who do you ask for advice?  Many bloggers don't know other bloggers to rely on for help. When making decision, it's always a good idea to ask experts, so I put together c...
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Very happy to be included in this roundup post from +Matt Banner.
29 Experts Reveal Their #1 Tip for Blogging Growth

You will need to find that ONE thing that you need to work on diligently. And today, 29 Experts will share with you what their ONE thing is. 

Our 29 experts include:
+Kristi Hines 
+Neil Patel 
+Ana Hoffman 
+Yaro Starak 
+Rand Fishkin 
+Bill Slawski 
+Sujan Patel 
+Adam Connell 
+Larry Kim 
+Jess Ostroff 
+John Paul Aguiar 
+Anita Campbell 
+Ileane Smith 
+Devesh Sharma 
+Glen Long 
+Lisa Irby 
+Aaron Lee 
+Christian Karasiewicz 
+Chris Garrett 
+Ted Rubin 
+Ian Cleary 
+Ashley Faulkes 
+martin shervington 
+Wade Harman 
+Sue Anne Dunlevie 

#blogging   #blogpost   #bloggingtips   #growth   #growthhacking   #growthhack  
Experts share their thoughts on what's the ONE thing you need to be doing as a new blogger to achieve extraordinary results in growth hacking
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Writer and editor
Writing; Editing; Blogging
    Managing Editor, 2013 - present
    Assistant Instructor, 2013 - 2014
  • BBC Comedy Online
    Writer/script editor, 2010 - 2011
  • Self-employed
    Comedy writer, 2007 - 2010
  • Buena Vista Television
    Technical consultant, 2003 - 2006
Writer, editor and blogging aficionado.
I'm an online writer and editor living in London, working closely with Jon Morrow, one of the most popular and respected writers on the web.

As Managing Editor of I work with some of the best writers on the web to turn killer ideas into posts that readers love.

As assistant instructor on the Guest Blogging Apprenticeship Program I help students get published on some of the world's most popular blogs.

I'm also the author of:
Away from the laptop I'm dangerously addicted to imported Scandinavian TV drama. By rights I should speak fluent Danish by now.
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I co-created popular online comedy series Henry 8.0 for the BBC starring Brian Blessed. I'm a keen public speaker and ex-president of Bloomsbury Speakers public speaking club.
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