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Blog Post Series - A Collection of Posts on How & Why Blog Post Series are Effective Content Marketing

Blog Post Series are a very powerful technique for bloggers, but traditionally they are far from simple.

This is a series to explore the topic and document best practices. And to ask questions.

Source: http://blog.list.ly/2013/01/08/why-writing-blog-post-series-is-like-fishing-with-nets/

Blog Post Series - A Collection of Posts on How & Why Blog Post Series are Effective Content Marketing | Blog Post Series Made Easy

http://blog.list.ly/2013/07/09/21-reasons-blog-post-series-rock-plus-a-hack-video/ We love everything in serial form these days: books, movies, TV shows. Our life is becoming serialized. Series simplify our choice to consume content. We've learned from repetition that "series trump movies". There are many parallels between serial/episodic content and blog post series. Have you ever written a blog post series?

Blog Post Series - A Collection of Posts on How & Why Blog Post Series are Effective Content Marketing | No1: Why Writing Blog Post Series is Like Fishing with Nets

A simple metaphor.

A single blog post is like a "hook: vs a blog post series is like using a "net"

1st in a series of 9 blog posts

Blog Post Series - A Collection of Posts on How & Why Blog Post Series are Effective Content Marketing | No2: Link and Share Your Blog Post Series

When it comes to blogging it’s easy to slip into the linearity trap. It’s easy to think about your story as the writer and not a reading or consumption mindset.

Blog post series are not for you. They are for other bloggers your customer.
Let me explain…

Blog Post Series - A Collection of Posts on How & Why Blog Post Series are Effective Content Marketing | No3: Linking Blog Post Series is Chore. Here's a Hack

If people can't find the posts in your series, your audience loses out and so do you. Here's a really simple way to remove the chore of linking your posts

Blog Post Series - A Collection of Posts on How & Why Blog Post Series are Effective Content Marketing | No4: How to be a serial guest blogger. Take Your Blog Post Series on the Road

Blogging and guest posts can be combined and to good effect. So what's stopping you creating a roaming guest blog post series?