Happy Friday everyone!
Welcome to the weekly round-up post from our ever-growing community of bloggers, writers, vloggers, podcasters, and other content creators. Each and every week we hand-pick five top posts from a pool of the highest voted user-submitted/created posts in the community and include them in this weekly listicle blog post, along with the newsletter for all of our blog subscribers.
Here are this week’s (Dec 9 – Dec 15, 2017) most valuable posts from the /t/BES content creators community:
1. Struggling To Grow Your Mailing List? Utilize The Power Of Community And Get It Going Again.
“By offering free access to a private invite-only community (knowledge base, resource library, etc), bloggers/creators now have a unique new approach to cross-promote — and more quickly and effectively build — their mailing list…”
2. You Don’t Have To Like It
“Brace yourself for some truth… There are some times you don’t feel like it. You could be living the life that everyone dreams about with all of the resources, independence, and joy that comes from a creative dream come true…”
3. Storify Is Shutting Down And Will Delete All Posts Next May
“Storify, a service that let users create stories by compiling posts from Twitter, Facebook, and more into an embeddable package, is shutting down in May 2018. As of today, no new Storify.com accounts can be created…”
4. 8 Scrabble Insights That Helped Me Become A Better Writer
“Playing Scrabble for over 10 years sure has its advantages. You start by being appreciative of words that you discover. But soon, when you start to play competitively, you’ll see that the game changes…”
5. Gutenberg And The Road Ahead
“I have a confession to make. I really like the new Gutenberg editor for WordPress. I know, I know. Developers aren’t supposed to like massive, intrusive changes like this. As of the time of this writing, the plugin stands with 2.6 stars on the plugin repository…”
That’s all folks! You can view all the rest of the community’s top submissions (14 more) here.
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