This Monday I was invited to host #AtomicChat again! We’ve been talking on collaborating with bloggers, effective brainstorming and proper guest blogging.
In case you missed it, here’s our q&a (Note: These are only my answers: Other chatters shared lots of gems!)
Q1: Can you tell us a bit about yourself?
I am a professional blogger and community manager at @NinjasMarketing
I am pretty well-known thanks to my guest blogging columns at sites like @entrepreneur @smallbiztrends & others
I am not really confident speaking about myself but you can read more
here (+How I started story #funny) Q2 : What is MyBlogU?
@MyBlogU is the free platform that lets you collaborate on content to create more indepth articles & get cited
You start with brainstorm asking members to help you find an original angle #myblogu
You can also open an expert interview project collecting some quotes on a topic #myblogu
You can upload your draft and ask members to provide feedback to make it better #myblogu
Here’s how @MyBlogU has made me more productive.
If you contribute to other users’ projects, you get links from that content when it’s up and build connections w/ authors #myblogu
Here are some examples of articles that get created through @MyBlogU collaboration. Read more »
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This Monday I was busy hosting #AtomicChat: I thought I’d share my answers with my beloved community! Enjoy!
Q1: Can you tell us a bit about yourself?
I am Ann Smarty, brand & community manager at @NinjasMarketing, founder of
MyBlogU, co-founder of @VCBuzz
I also host two Twitter chats weekly:
#VCBuzz Tuesdays 12 pm est, #myblogu Thursdays 11 am est
I am an active blogger and guest blogger all over the place too (sites like @DevSEOchat, @smallbiztrends, @entrepreneur, etc). I blog A LOT for about 8 years now…
Read more »
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In short, here’s what you need to do in order to win $1000
Let us know your blogging resolution for 2015
MyBlogU.com *every day* for 30 days to take little steps towards that goal (or help others to) Tweet DAILY using #mbustorm hashtag to let the community know which steps you took
After 30 days, share your results (how close did you get to your goal?)
Here’s a quick graphic to easier remember the steps:
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The rules are simple:
MyBlogU Brainstorm section every day for 30 days (send ideas to others, create your own projects, promote other users’ projects, etc) Whatever you do, tweet it using the hashtag #mbustorm DAILY
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Great content should come in a great package otherwise it’s a wasted effort. Today we’ve been discussing how MyBlogU.com helps you with packaging your EPIC content our members are helping you with:
Please read the full chat script here
There are three ways MyBlogU helps you:
Make your article
user-friendly by adding on-page “Jump to” links (they work great for both usability and SEO especially if the article is long! Draw readers in!) Feature your thought leaders properly: Generate “About participating experts” chart linking to their social profiles and informing the readers of who the contributors are (This will both
incentivize the participating interviewees to share the article more and make the piece more trustworthy as well!) Add contributors’ photos to make the article more
“human” at a glance: Readers will see people behind content (many of whom they may recognize) and thus will be more willing to share the article on social media!
This week we were talking about group interviews and how they help you bring your blog to the whole new level.
** Please see the whole chat script here
A blog interview is question-answer section where niche experts are invited to answer specific questions within the set deadline.
MyBlogU Interviews feature helps you:
Create free highly-sharable content
Find quotes from niche thought leaders
Find more participants for your Twitter chats
Collect case studies to create a more compelling story
Adding interviews into your blog editorial calendar is a great way to expand your readership and freshen up your content to provide something a little different (
Learn more here
On our weekly Twitter chat today we were talking about collective brainstorming through MyBlogU.com
**Please see feature details and project examples here
You can ask the community to help you with:
Unique content angles
Guests for your interviews and podcasts
Free tools and infographics for you to spice up your content
Case studies and first-hand experience
There are tons of opportunities! As our
The best storm is the BRAIN storm!
We are very excited about the feature! I hope you are excited as well!