This week in blogging, writing, and content creation: Apr 14 – Apr 20, 2018

Happy Friday (and 4/20) everyone!

Welcome to another weekly round-up post from our ever-growing community of bloggers, writers, vloggers, podcasters, and other fellow 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 (Apr 14 – Apr 20, 2018) most valuable posts from the /t/BES content creators community:

1. How Founders Can Write a Quality Blog Post in 1 Hour
“We all need traffic. Targeted traffic to our sites that’ll convert. SEO, PPC ads, organic social media posts, blogs, email newsletters, a culture manifesto — you name it, content must be produced…”

2. Weekly Comic: My Comfort Zone
Awesome (and super relevant) webcomic from the crew at about the reality of trying something new and different. To find success, you constantly have to step out of your comfort zone.

3. What Makes Writing Hard
“You can put any garbage down on paper and it’s technically writing. Bad first drafts are technically writing — and even a shit first draft is better than no writing at all, as the latter isn’t even qualified…”

4. Resource: 2,190+ Blogs That Offer Guest Blogging Opportunities
Getting your content out there is still hyper important. Here is a curated list of 2,190 guest posting opportunities to help you get your name out early on. Neatly organized into 100’s of niches and routinely updated.

5. HN Discussion: Does SEO still work in 2018?
“SEO works, and always will. However, trying to figure out the latest tricks is a losing game. Even if you do figure out how to make something work today, algorithms will change and you’ll be punished for…”

That’s all folks! You can view all the rest of the community’s top submissions (12 more) here.

Tune in next Friday for another great weekend reading list that will make you a better and more informed blogger, writer, and/or content creator!  If you have anything awesome to submit that others might enjoy, feel free to do so!

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Noelle Hartt | Freelance Copywriter

Wow, love the spreadsheet you included for number 4; what a great resource! Thanks for sharing 🙂