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Creativity Published ~ No. 023

This Post Type Always Works

Even with the best content strategy and plan, once in a while, we all end up staring at a blank screen with a blinking cursor waiting for some inspiration to strike.

As important as it is to base your content strategy on your business goals, it’s also important to create connections and build relationships.

This is a favorite type of blog post you can create that always does well (pretty big promise, isn’t it?).

This post type is always a winner.

And truth be told, it’s pretty fun to create too.

Read below how you can create one blog post that will create massive traffic, tons of goodwill and engagement, and provide you with micro-content for weeks!


Happy Creating,
Jodi & Kim


Things worth reading & watching…

A Three-Step Equation to Elevate Your Thinking to Thought Leadership

Have you ever stopped yourself from doing something you really wanted because you were afraid of doing it wrong? Have you ever played small or held yourself back because you believe that’s just the way it needs to be?

Malcolm Gladwell Says 3 Unusual Words Separate People Who Achieve From Those Who Just Daydream

My favorite line from this article: “Start seeing uncertainty as the solution.” Stop dwelling and start doing. Regardless of how things turn out, it’s always worth the effort.


Better Together…

Creativity loves company! Tools that we use and love.

WP Sticky: Make any element sticky

A header, menu, navigation, widget – any element can be sticky on your WordPress site in seconds. Make any element on your WordPress site sticky.


Competing with Google? You.com

You.com is a new search engine created by SalesForce, with the goal of competing with Google. Their tagline? ClickTrust not ClickBait. Get early access.


Another “hat tip” to podcasting.

Ever since I started podcasting 7 years ago I’ve said that starting a podcast was one of the best things I’ve done for my business.

I still feel that.

Not only is hosting your own podcast great content (good for both search, relationship building, and audience growth), but being a guest on other podcasts can exponentially grow your brand.

I was recently a guest on the Castos “Audience” podcast with Matt Medeiros. We talked about podcasting and how it helped grow this brand and audience.

– Kim


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Kim Doyal

Kim Doyal
Also known as “The WordPress Chick,” is an entrepreneur, coach, podcaster, and content creator.

She has built her lifestyle business over the last 10 years using WordPress, content marketing, and through growing her community. She lives by her commitment to #JustShowUP.

Jodi Hersh

Jodi Hersh
Is a “Smartist.” Celebrating 25 years as Orange Star Design — the intersection of creativity, experience and technology.

She helps bring people’s visions to life with strategic branding, websites and marketing solutions. Jodi is also the founder of Live Love Dogs®.