These are tips on how to write a 2,000-word blog post without taking much of your time. Just check link to the article (at the last slide) to find out how to start writing a post and how to make sure people will read and share it.
These tools will help you
create a Topic and
Headline For your Post
Hubspot’s Topic Analyzer is a free tool
that will come up with ideas for you.
Simply enter three nouns into the
form on the page, and Hubspot’s algorithm
will produce five headlines for free.
This is a free tool from CoSchedule that will
help you write better headlines. The
Headline Analyzer will score your overall
headline quality and rate its ability to result
in social shares increased traffic,
and SEO value.
BuzzSumo will help you analyze what
content performs best for any topic or
competitor and help you find the key
influencers to promote your content.
In our video, our outline was simply:
■ Usertesting - The benefits of using a service
designed for this function
■ Upwork - The largest marketplace to find virtual
■ Freelancer.com - In case you need some diversity
■ TaskRabbit and other local marketplaces
This will make writing
your post much easier
for your writer, take a
lot less time, and ultimately cost you a
lot less money. I find that you can
transcribe a 7 minute video for between
$5 and $10.
For instance, if I were looking to hire a
writer in the marketing industry, I would
simply search “Top Marketing Blogs of
2015”. Here’s the list of blogs I’d be given.
Click on any of those links to bring
up a list of actual blogs and click on
the one that sounds most like what
you’re looking for.
Then I would read the last 20 blog
posts looking for the one that most
resonates with me and take note of
who wrote the post.
Finally, I would check out his bio to see if
he would be interested in writing for me.
I usually steer clear of CEO’s, CMO’s of
companies and instead opt to find
professional bloggers within the industry
I would repeat this process until I’ve
found 5 bloggers that I’d want to
Check this for the email script for outreach
Use a Marketplace
(Here are 3 Potential Marketplaces)
Upwork formed when online outsourcing
powerhouses Odesk and Elance merged.
You post a job and freelancers make bids
to complete. You can then compare and
select bidders. You pay once you’re
satisfied with the work.
Freelancer.com is a global outsourcing
marketplace very similar in function to Upwork,
which allows potential employers to post jobs that
freelancers can then bid to complete.
Depending on your membership type, you
will be charged fees once a freelancer
accepts your offer.
Textbroker is a marketplace designed
specifically for businesses who need
With Textbroker Self-Service, you
determine the quality level of the content
you buy as well as its cost.
These 5 services will help
you get the job done
You get to choose your own personal freelance
editor to edit your work based on his or her
qualifications, expertise, and skills, and benefit
from our strict deadlines and affordable fees.
Your 2,000 word post will be edited in
approximately 4 hours and cost $80.
They can proofread and edit your blog post in as
little as 3 hours. They have a 100% guarantee and
will redo your document until it’s perfect.
And finally, they will give you a free sample so
you can see if you like working with them.
Our proofreading staff is composed of
experienced, detail-oriented individuals, many of
whom have their master’s degrees or are
pursuing their PhDs.
We stand by our service with a 100% customer
This is a software that works similar to the
grammar check in your traditional word
However, it is a fairly cheap option if you just
need a bit more confidence in your post before
you hit publish
Let’s say you don’t want to spend a lot of money
on an editor. You’re in an industry where
grammar doesn’t mean a whole lot, and you
don’t need someone with extremely specific
Then Fiverr is your answer. I’ve used it quite a bit
for editing services and the work produced is
more than adequate.
These are Google+ communities,
Linkedin groups, Facebook groups
that we belong to and contribute to
Frequently spamming these groups can be frowned
upon, so make sure that you have good karma within the group,
and you don’t abuse this strategy by posting the same content over and over
We also leverage the Reddit
community when we share our posts.
We find the relevant subreddit
within the community
and submit them
I never share the link with them right
away. I don’t want to come off as too pushy. Most
of these guys get emails all the time asking for
This strategy doesn’t back the person into a
corner. If they say “yes”, then email the link and
ask them to tweet it if they like your post.
How to create an email to send to influencers?
Finally, we will repurpose some of our best
content. For instance, we will create a slide
deck and publish it on
We have written an extensive hiring guide and shared
it on Guides.co.
Make sure that the title of your post lends
itself to a video or demonstration that you
can easily record.
This will make it easier to get your point
across to the person you hire to write the