{Blogspiration: Small Business Blog Topic} Who is Your Arch Enemy?

Find your enemy for a great small business blog topic.

Every hero has one.

An arch nemesis.  The Goliath to your David.  The Lex Luthor to your Superman.  The Spy to your Spy.

You’re the hero of your small business, so who’s your arch enemy?

Blogspiration: Who is your arch enemy?

OK, I’m not saying that you have a person who is your arch enemy (and even if you do, it might not be the best idea to blog about that person—libel and all).  Your arch enemy isn’t even necessarily your competition.  But …

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Blogspiration: Case Study

This week, I noticed two of the services I use were soliciting me to write a case study.  Check it out:

Buffer, a social media scheduling application, had this in their newsletter:

P.S. We’re amazed when we hear the interesting and clever ways people use Buffer. We’d love to hear your story (just hit reply) if Buffer has helped you meet your business goals or made your life easier. As always with our emails, we’ll reply personally to every single response. 🙂

And Podio, a collaborative work platform, actually sent out …

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Blogspiration: Favorite Tool

Today, write a blog post about your favorite tool.

If you serve a B2B audience, this one should be easy: post about your favorite productivity tool, your favorite app or website that you use in your business, whatever “inside” info you think you have that your customers can use.

But what if you’re a B2C business? You can still post about productivity tools if you want too, (who doesn’t need to be more productive?) but you could also post about anything you like that’s related to your business—people will find it interesting.

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Simple Redirect Plugin for WordPress Websites and Blogs

Here’s an easy tip for you today.

Say you want to create a custom URL to give out to people, Tweet, put in marketing materials, etc. You want it to be easy to remember, but you also want to direct people to a page where you can’t control the URL.

You could use a service like, but why not create your own custom domain redirect?

Let’s use me as an example.

I just created a really amazing free Blogstorming prompts PDF that I’m going to be giving out to my readers (get on …

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