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Thanks for popping in here.

Got a web site? Want credibility? Start here.

There are a lot of expert content marketers here in this forum.

I wouldn't dare point out who for fear of forgetting someone.

Each is likely to have their own opinion on where to start.

I'll start with stating where I would start.

Start with putting content on your own site that establishes you as the expert in your niche and in your location(geo). Off the top of my head I have come up with

199 Ideas for Quality Posts to Put at Your Site

Write all the following from your perspective. Give your opinion, your insight, your lessons learned.





To be sure, 10 is a somewhat arbitrary number. There may be more or less in each case.

1. Who do you think are the top 10 experts in your industry?

Why?

Now write a post about each one of them and mention something they did or said and how it affected you in your work.

Give examples <= I'll say this again.

That's 11 posts.

2. Give examples of 10 of your clients or customers who have taken your advice, used your service, bought your product and how it has made a difference in their businesses/lives.

Now write a long post that summarizes these 10.

That's 11 posts.

3. Who are the 10 bloggers/writers/influencers you follow online and why do you follow them?

Give examples.

Now write a long post that summarizes why you follow this group.

That's 11 posts.

4. Who are the 10 bloggers/writers/influencers you follow online and what have you learned from them?

Give examples.

Now write a long post that summarizes what you have learned from this group?

That's 11 posts.

5. Who are the 10 bloggers/writers/influencers you follow online and how have they changed the way you do things?

Give examples.

Now write a long post that summarizes how your business has changed because of this group.

That's 11 posts.

6. Who are the 10 companies you follow online and why do you follow them?

Give examples.

7. What do each of these 10 companies you follow online provide?

Give examples.

8. How do each of these 10 companies help you do your business better?

Give examples.

9. Write a review of each of these 10 companies.

Give examples.

Now write a summary post of each of these questions.

That's 44 posts.

10. Who are the 10 top service providers you follow online and why?

Give examples.

11. What do each of these 10 service providers do for you?

Give examples.

12. How do each of these 10 service providers make a real difference to you?

Give examples.

13. What are the advantages to using each of these 10 service providers?

Give examples.

14. What are the disadvantages of using each of these 10 service providers?

Give examples.

Now write a long-form summary post for each, then another post for all of them.

That's 55+ posts.

15. What are the 10 most indispensable tools you need to do your job well and why do you need them?

Give examples.

16. What do each of these 10 tools do for you?

Give examples.

17. How do each of these 10 tools make a difference in your performance?

Give examples.

Now write a summary post for each, then one for all of them.

That's 34 posts.

18. What are the 10 most used terms in your industry that people don't really understand and give a scenario of how they should be used correctly?

Write a summary article.

That's 11 posts.

Question: Why should you write these posts when someone else has already done it?

Answer: Your would-be clients want to know what you think.

Tell them.

No, we do NOT need to sacrifice quality at the expense of quantity.

Yes, we do have to work hard to establish our credibility online.

How do we do that?

By putting high quality content on your site, that is original to you (who else can write your opinion pieces?) you can establish yourself as the go-to person people will want to hire.

Where can we read your opinion pieces?

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Teacher Rev private msg quote post Address this user
Nice.
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Member tienny private msg quote post Address this user
Wow 🙀 so much to write about.
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Member InfoTemple private msg quote post Address this user
Hi,

Thanks for for many good ideas.
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Member Davia private msg quote post Address this user
@Belew Great idedas! but finding the time to write UGGH
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@Davia

There are a couple of solutions to this problem.

Don't sleep.

Throw money at the solution.

Neither are good options...but both will work. 8-)

I hope we get to meet next month!
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@Davia

You just DID!
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Member sabrina6love9 private msg quote post Address this user
Thank you
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Teacher SusanDay private msg quote post Address this user
Wonderful - thank you!
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For those of you willing to spend a couple of bucks, Amazon has several books of writing prompts. Many are free to loan if you have a Amazon Prime account.

Simply search 300 Writing Prompts in Software and you have a list of well over 6,000 ideas giving you lots of variety.
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@morrnel

Excellent advice. I've picked up over 3000 ebooks from Amazon -- mostly non-fiction -- and the good news is all but about a dozen were free.

While there is a lot of junk offered as ebooks, there is some excellent resource and "idea" material available there and much of it is available free at one time or another.

Get on a couple of mailing lists and/or facebook groups that report availability of free books. Some are genre specific, some general. Here's a facebook group for non-fiction:

Kindle Non-Fiction

If you don't have a Kindle, there are free reading apps for your smart phone, tablet, or computer.
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@Rev @Rev

I am reminded of a couple of biblical references.

Always learning but never coming to a knowledge of the truth.

And ... there's a time to gather and a time to scatter.

There are way too many reasons for lack of action. And getting yet more ideas is one of them.
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@Rev

How many Facebook groups do you manage? 10? with how many 10s of thousands of members?

And you didn't tell us? Hmm...

All seriousness aside ... how's managing those groups worked out for you?
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@Belew

I remember sometime shortly after this was released in 1965, an evangelist minister speaking out against the evils of rock and roll, using this song as his reference point. I guess he didn't read much.

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Oh, and I manage a few. With a few tens of thousand of members. It works out pretty well for me. Some of my best business contacts were made there. Heck, I found this forum through a contact made there. Nice.
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@Rev They got the lyrics from Ecclesiastes 3, first 8 verses.
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Member morrnel private msg quote post Address this user
@Rev, very kewl.

I download free stuff from Kindle all the time. I also have a Prime account so I can download a lot of material for free. And you are spot on that there is a tremendous amount of good material on Kindle.

I took a poetry class a couple of years ago. For one of the assignments, I used the very same scripture as the basis of the assignment. Professor was all bent out of shape because he though i copied it from somewhere like a song. He was very sharp because I told him exactly where in the Bible it came from.
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@Belew

They did so. S'why the minister was so off base. Loved it.
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Teacher Rev private msg quote post Address this user
Here's a list for free Kindle books on Amazon:
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Teacher Rev private msg quote post Address this user
@morrnel

A poetry group on facebook.
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Teacher SusanDay private msg quote post Address this user
I'd forgotten what a great song that this is. Thank you,
@Rev
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Member tienny private msg quote post Address this user
There are too many free kindle books. I wish time can freeze so that I can concentrate reading, writing and drawing.
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Member morrnel private msg quote post Address this user
@tienny, we'll bottle some time for you.

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Member morrnel private msg quote post Address this user
@Susanday, count on one of us to connect music to someone's comment.

My friend and I in Shanghai often found a word in a conversation that magically turned into music.
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Teacher SusanDay private msg quote post Address this user
I often break out in song after a comment, as well, @morrnel, only my husband gets upset when it's in the supermarket.
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Teacher Rev private msg quote post Address this user
Awesome post @morrnel. And how poignant under the circumstances of Jim's tragic passing at age 30.

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@tienny

While the number of free books can be a little overwhelming the key, as with so much in the information age, is filtering. I now have over 3000 books waiting to be read on my Kindle and I know I will never read them all. Those represent only a few of the tens of thousands of free books that have been available to me -- the first level of filtering of what I am interested in reading. And, when you have a selection list that is at least one book greater than you are going to read right now, the proverbial cream does tend to rise to the top.
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@Rev, we lost a lot of good ones over the years.
@SusanDay, send him to the beast section if necessary.
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@SusanDay

Wow! Where did this one come from? It's an oldie...

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Member tienny private msg quote post Address this user
@morrnel @Rev Thanks for your explanations. I choose which title intrigues me.
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