Kathy Burrus

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The Anatomy of a Perfect Blog Post: The Data on Headlines, Length, Images and More

Phew! Talk about pressure. Writing a blog post about how to write a perfect blog post is the most meta of burdens. It’s a bit different than writing …

Get Inspired

<i>Write more. Paint more. Photograph more.</i><p><i>Do something amazing. Go down a different path.</i><p><i>Challenge myself.</i><p>New year’s resolutions — you might make ’em, …

Types Of Blog Posts To Drive Traffic, Engagement, And Social Shares

Are you stuck for ideas on what to write about next on your blog? Well, there’s no need to worry my friend. Below, I’ve compiled a list of 18 types …

101 Blog Post Ideas That Will Make Your Blog Topic "HOT"

Struggling to find <b>interesting blog post ideas</b> for your blog?<p>Want your blog to succeed, too?<p>Do you know that to takes a lot of determination and …

Infographics

50 Content Marketing Ideas For Your Website Or Blog

Do you ever feel like you’re running out of content ideas for your website or blog?<p>With almost nine out of 10 companies now using some form of content marketing to attract leads, just try to visualize the sheer volume of content that needs to be produced on a daily basis.<p>Following is a list of 50 …

The Complete List of Evergreen Content Ideas for Your Blog

A good tweet peaks at 18 minutes. An evergreen blog post lasts for years.<p>It’s crazy to see the disparity between two pieces of content that we all …

Dad Films His Daughter Growing Up Over 14 Years in 4 Minutes

In a gorgeous display of fatherly love, Frans Hofmeester started filming his baby girl Lotte in the autumn 1999 and continued for a full 14 …

189 Creative Blog Post Ideas That Will Delight Your Audience

Have you ever sat down to write your up-and-coming blog post just to find yourself staring blankly at your computer screen?<p>I know I have. It’s a …

The Ultimate Guide to Repurposing Content: 12 Ways to Extend the Life of Every Article You Write

Do you have a “Hall of Fame” for your best pieces of content?<p>I can recite a list of top content for the Buffer blog as quickly as I could recite the …

What’s missing in our conversation about marriage decline

In all the conversations around the decline of marriage I wonder if we are paying enough attention to the old-fashioned concept of sacraments. …

13 Idea-Starters for Stuck Bloggers

The dreaded “writer’s block” afflicts us all from time to time. I struggle with it almost weekly. Occasionally, I have an easy run of several days, …

#089: 4 Difficult Sentences for Leaders (And Why You Must Get Good at Saying Them) [Podcast]

Many words in the English language are difficult. In fact, there’s even a <i>Dictionary of Difficult Words</i>, but none are more difficult than the ones in …

Social Media Marketing

The Hidden Power of Submission

This slideshow is only available for subscribers. Please log in or subscribe to view the slideshow.<p>If you want to start a hot conversation among …

How to Write The Perfect Headline: The Top Words Used in Viral Headlines

There is no one way to create viral content.<p>So many different variables go into a viral post—timing, emotion, engagement, and so many others that you …

Infographics

5 Reasons You Can Build a Platform Faster, Easier, and Bigger Than Ever Before

A little over a year ago, we launched Platform University. Since that time, it has been fascinating to watch how the world of platform-building has …

How To Calculate Your Average Customer Value

Your competition is guessing.<p>Maybe you are too… but by the time you finish this article you’ll be guessing no more.<p>Start calculating these two …

Selling

5 Unexpected Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

I wrote a post recently about ways that you can work smarter, not harder. As I worked through the list of techniques I’d collected, the post became …

Time Management

Sleep Your Way to Creativity And 9 More Surefire Methods For More Ideas

We’ve written about creativity a few times on the Buffer blog, but it’s hard to keep track of everything we learn about it. One day I’m adjusting the …

5 Ways to Use Text Images to Promote Your Content

Whether you call them <b>“text images”</b> or <b>“text pictures”</b> or <b>“image quotes,”</b> using images with text is a content marketing trend that’s not going away …

Does Your Company Need Audio Branding?

We live in a state of continuous partial attention, according to writer and speaker Linda Stone. We pay attention to a handful of sources of …

5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Traction with Your Platform

Whenever I talk with bloggers, podcasters, and other online platform builders, they express a common frustration: they are not seeing their audience …

Marketing

10 Simple Ways To Get more Customers Using Psychology - The Buffer blog: productivity, life hacks, writing, user experience, customer happiness and business.

So here is a simple question, what do you need to do, to get more customers? The intuitive response that most would give to this topic (me included), …

eBooks

How We Hire at Buffer

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> We’ve updated our hiring process. Read the most recent post about how we hire here.<p>A lot of people have asked us how we hire at Buffer …

17 Unique Places to Find Great Content to Share

I get a particular thrill from finding little-known restaurants that serve amazing food. My greatest hits list includes elk tacos at a highway diner, …