This week in blogging, writing, and content creation: Jul 22 – Jul 28, 2018

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Welcome to the “weekly round-up” post from our ever-growing community of bloggers, vloggers, podcasters, and other content creators. 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 most valuable posts from the /t/BES content creators community:

1. Teddy Roosevelt: The Difference Between Creating and Consuming
“We’re all consumers in some way. We consume information, products, and art. That’s a natural and healthy part of living, and it’s not something we actively question. A small subsection of all consumers, however, is filled with creators…”

2. How to Decide What to Blog About: 6 Data-Driven Tactics for Choosing Blog Topics
“Have you ever written a blog post you were sure was destined to go viral? You spent hours crafting each sentence — positive that your audience would devour each word, shared it on every possible social platform, and knew it would propel to internet fame…”

3. Content Marketing Is Broken: Why It’s So Damn Hard To Learn Anything These Days
“Malcolm Gladwell is well-known for his reference of the 10,000 Hour Rule – the principle that it takes 10,000 hours of practice to master a skill – but a few years ago I realised that there were a whole bunch of these 10,000 hour masters out there who’d written pretty detailed…”

4. I Wrote Every Day, Just Like Everyone Else. Here’s What I Didn’t Learn
“I realise this is the place where wise, productive writers come to share their advice. Make no mistake: I’m not one of them. If you want to learn from someone who has achieved productivity, success and, dare I say, enlightenment as an artist, there are several better option…”

5. How to Turn One Content Idea into a Fascinating Four-Part Series
“Let’s start with a simple, small task: selecting one content idea. Then we’ll break down that one idea into a fascinating four-part series. The process I’m going to share is a straightforward way to communicate your expertise, in a format that is easy for your audience to consume…”


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Thanks for sharing these! I love getting resource links to help get myself better at blogging. <3

These are great reads! It’s always nice to find so much information on blogging resources in one place.

Number 3 and 5 helped me the most. Now I know why I have not mastered some things I wanted to.