Happy Friday everyone!
Welcome to another weekly round-up post from our growing community of bloggers, writers, vloggers, podcasters, and other fellow creatives. In short, 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 round-up blog post, along with the newsletter for all of our e-mail subscribers. As per our submission rules, posts shared can not be older than 30 days, meaning that all of the following are fresh and recent!
Here are this week’s (Mar 2 – Mar 8, 2019) most valuable posts from the /t/BES content creators community:
1. Who Are Online, Found by Advertisers and 4 Years Old? Kidfluencers
Brands are giving lucrative endorsement deals to young children on YouTube and Instagram, raising questions about whether their young followers should be seeing that kind of marketing.
2. Seven Ways to Get Other People to Respect Your Writing Time
Finding time to write (or do any other creative project) can be difficult. While there’s no one-size-fits-all solution for getting your loved ones to respect it, there’s a few things you can try, as explained by Ali Luke.
3. How I Increased Search Traffic by 54% by Optimizing Meta Tags
I managed to increase search traffic to my blog by 54% by optimizing two things on each page: My SEO meta titles and descriptions. Here’s the complete process, from start to finish, so you can do the same.
4. 5 Podcasts for Indie Makers/Creatives/Entrepreneurs
Podcasts are all the rage. At home or on-the-go, more and more indie makers are listening to podcasts as a source of information and inspiration. We researched the most popular podcasts, and here’s the top 5.
5. 595 Power Words That’ll Instantly Make You a Better Writer
Looking for a quick way to give your writing more punch? Maybe a little personality or pizzazz – that extra little “oomph” that makes your reader pay attention? Well, good news… “power words” are the answer.
That’s all folks! You can view all the rest of the community’s top submissions (11 more) here.
Be sure to 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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