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11 Videos (1h 12m)
    • Introduction & What to Expect

      1:05
    • #1: Defining "Kick-Ass Blog Post" & Finding Topic Inspiration

      7:44
    • #2: How to Research Like an Expert

      7:57
    • #3: Outlining Your Kick-Ass Blog Post

      12:09
    • #4: Finding Legal to Use Images

      4:36
    • #5: Using a Style Guide & Formatting for the Web

      5:48
    • #6: The First Kick-Ass Draft

      5:09
    • #7: Crash Course in Content SEO: Basics of Keyword Research

      5:12
    • #8 Crash Course in Content SEO: Using Keywords

      12:02
    • #9: Blog Promotion Tactics

      9:02
    • Conclusion & Next Steps

      1:12

About This Class

I'm sharing the secrets that have helped me land clients and writing positions for companies like Search Engine Journal, Sprout Social, Adobe, AT&T, and more. Whether you're a beginner or have been creating blog content for a long time, I'll be sharing a number of resources and processes that can be useful to create quality content, efficiently.  ll go through the complete process of writing a truly kick-ass blog post, which includes: Topic development Research Outlining Finding legal to use images Formatting for the web Drafting/editing Using SEO best practices in your content Blog promotion tactics To access all of the resources mentioned throughout the course, visit my website: http://www.the-blogsmith.com/kick-ass-blog/

16 of 16 students recommendSee All

Great resource for a new blogger! Lots of good information and templates!
Really to-the-point and very helpful class, thanks a lot!

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Maddy Osman

SEO Content Strategist at The Blogsmith

Hey all! I'm Maddy Osman, or as my clients know me, The Blogsmith. I write for high-authority publications like Search Engine Journal, WPMU Dev, and Sprout Social.

It's hard for me to sit still, and I'm the co-organizer of WordCamp Denver and the Denver chapter of Freelancers Union. I'm also on the board for BMA Colorado in charge of social media.

After a few years in sales, I was feeling unfulfilled and decided to go out on my own. Thanks to many years of blogging and web devel...

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