Today we are proud to announce that the MSPblog is a Gold Winner of the 2018 Hermes Creative Awards in the Blog Overall category! The Hermes Awards recognizes professional excellence in media conceptualization, writing, and design. With more than 6,000 entries from around the world in this year’s competition, the MSPblog is honored to have won a Gold Award. This achievement simply couldn’t have been possible without you, our valued readers and subscribers.
As a thank you, I’ve compiled some of my favorite blogging tips in hopes that it inspires you to create your own successful and award-winning blog.
1. Get Familiar with the Blogging Need-To-Knows
Why should you have a blog and what are the benefits? How often should you be blogging? Where can you even begin? All of these questions, and then some, are answered in the MSP Beginner's Guide to Blogging.
2. Build a Strong Foundation
After tackling the basics, it's time to think about what your blog should actually look like. How do you go about building a blog that attracts visitors and is designed to convert traffic into leads? We break it down for you with these Five Key Elements to a Strong Blog.
3. Know Your Post Options
Which form should your blog ideas take? There are many different blog post options you can choose from to create content your target audience will actually want to read. Here, we give you 4 Types of Blog Posts You Should be Writing (and Prompts to Get You Started).
4. Leverage Your Existing Resources
I'll be the first to admit that it isn't always easy to constantly come up with new ideas and craft new blog posts—especially when it comes to the topic of IT. To combat writers block, you can leverage your team and the people around you to brainstorm ideas and generate new topics to write on. Additionally, you can even repurpose some of your existing content to make things more manageable. Not sure how to start? Check out these 4 Types of Blog Posts You Can Republish to Increase Engagement.
I hope you find these tips helpful in creating and managing your own business blog. Once again, I'd like to thank you for being loyal readers of our MSPblog and helping us achieve this prestigious recognition. Be sure to subscribe as we continue to bring you valuable content that will empower your MSP business to grow and prosper—one blog post at a time.
To learn more about blogging and content creation, download the four-guide collection today!
By Gretchen Hoffman