Category Archives: Tips

How to add video content to your blog

How to add video to your blog post

Adding video content to your blog is a simple way to make your blog posts dynamic and shareable for readers. Did you know that one minute of video is the equivalent of 1.8 million words? Imagine what you can share with your audience by incorporating video content. In this post, we won’t get into how to make a video, but rather we will focus on how to use YouTube to curate video content that will resonate with your audience.

How to find the most commonly used search term for your blog

How to find the most commonly used search term for your blog

Even if you have a niche topic that you exclusively blog about, there will always be a post that doesn’t resonate with your readers. Of the many different strategies that you can use to help figure out exactly what kind of content your readers want to see, we’re going to show you one of the coolest and simplest today: finding your most commonly used search term for your blog.

How to get your blog involved with your local community

How to get your blog involved with your local community

One of Henry David Thoreau’s most famous lines begins, “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately…” as Maine bloggers, we have the unique opportunity to create a massive web of storytellers, each with a distinct voice, that can shape the way the world sees the place we call home. By taking the time to invest in your local community, your community will invest in you and your stories.

10 Different writing styles for blog posts that will engage readers

10 Different writing styles for blog posts that will engage readers

Bloggers everywhere are dying to know what the secret is to creating content that will be devoured by readers. I know I am. The truth is, there is no one secret trick. Readers want material that is relatable and interesting, that tells a great story, or teaches them something valuable. This week on Maine on the Blogs, we are talking about 10 different writing styles for blog posts that will engage your readers.

Breaking down the ‘community standards’ rule for the BDN Maine blog network

Breaking down the ‘community standards’ rule for the BDN Maine blog network

At the BDN Maine blog network we want to be a place where people of all backgrounds can feel welcome and safe to share their stories and ideas. This is why the BDN Maine blog network has a community standard so that the most people who want to read and participate in our community can feel welcome.