This Week in Blogging, Writing, and Content Creation: June 1 – June 7, 2019

Happy Friday everyone!

Preface: Welcome to another weekly round-up post from our growing community of bloggers, writers, vloggers, podcasters, and other fellow creatives. To be straight to the point, 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 re-posts, or older than 1 month (31 days), meaning that all of the following are fresh and recent! Tune in every week and you will gradually become a better and more insightful creative over time!

This week, our 100th (!!!) issue of this series features insightful looks into the importance of work-writing-life balance in our lives, along with 3 unexpected principles for optimal creativity, by successful writers Jami Gold and Jennifer Blanchard respectively. Awesome B.E.S. tribe member katymac shared a web toon by Office Guy Cartoons reminding us that if you keep an open and undistracted mind, there’s more chance you’ll capture the big and clever ideas. Cory Hedgepeth dives into the seemingly ageless question of what type of casing is best for titles, headlines, ad copy, or subject lines. And finally, WaPo writes about how book sub-titles are getting ridiculously and unnecessarily long, because it’s a tactic that works significantly better for digital discovery and how in this environment, if you don’t do it, it leaves you at a disadvantage vs. those that do. Continue reading This Week in Blogging, Writing, and Content Creation: June 1 – June 7, 2019