« Some Like It Partial: The Full Vs. Partial RSS Debate Continues | Main | BusinessWeek: Six Apart Co-Founder Mena Trott On The Future Of Blogging »

Feb23
Seven Ideas For Corporate Blog Posts
Smiling Llama.jpgSeven - ahem, unique - posting ideas for your corporate blog:

1. Get personal.  Talk about yourself a little.  There, that's good.  Oh - not too much!
2. Scratch another blog's back.  Forget your own company for a few minutes and compliment someone else.  Be sincere.  Make 'em blush.
3. Go Bizarro.  Go against your habits and do something unexpected, something opposite to your normal post topics.  Yeah, it's a bit of a risk - but variety is the spice of life.
4. Get on a soapbox.  Stomp your feet and make a bold claim or announcement.  As long as you know what you're talking about, people will stop and listen.
5. Put up a photo.  Show people what your work space looks like.  Flex your arms, stick out your tongue - be a human somehow.  (Just an idea.)
6. Tell a story.  Personal experiences can make powerful post material.  Or maybe share a simple symbolic example and relate it to your blog topic.
7. Reward your readers.  Find someone to reward and a reason to reward 'em.  Think of a fun prize and send it their way.  And blog about it.

Share your offbeat business blog post ideas below.

(Thanks to Andrea Weckerle for the inspiration.)

3 Comments/Trackbacks




Thanks for the mention. And thanks also for adding new ideas to the list!

Anytime Andrea!

» Corporate Blog Post Ideas from The Language Artist: Business Blog Consulting
I tell my business clients that it’s OK to be personal on business blogs. In fact, I think readers prefer a bit of personality. Blogs, unlike static web sites, require a commitment to regular updates, no matter how frequent. Sometimes you run ou... [Read More]

submit a trackback

TrackBack URL for this entry:

post a comment

Name, Email Address, and URL are not required fields.





Comment Preview

« Some Like It Partial: The Full Vs. Partial RSS Debate Continues | Main | BusinessWeek: Six Apart Co-Founder Mena Trott On The Future Of Blogging »

Advertise



subscribe





Get free email updates:



Current News

business social media

Use these fast growing business social media sites to promote your business, feature your products, spotlight your business leaders, create links, and drive traffic back to your company site, all for free!

BIZZlogos - Add your logo - free link to your site
BIZZphotos - Add photos of your products and people
BIZZprofiles - Submit your profile and build your online visibility
BIZZspotlight - Spotlight your business with free links
BIZZvideos - Videos about businesses, products and business people.
BIZZbites - "Digg" for Business - Submit your articles and posts

know more media network

View Network Map

Network Feed List (OPML)

Know More Media Network
Feed


*Writers Needed



BusinessBlogWire is a member of the Know More Media network of business related blogs.

Here are some current headlines from some of our business publications:

ProductivityGoal

CallCenterScript

AdHurl

TheBizofKnowledge

LandingTheDeal

CustomersAreAlways

HealthCareVox

WebMetricsGuru

TheInsurancePolicy

MarketingBlurb