By Guest Blogger This is a guest contribution from Jerry Low. Most people have heard of the success of Perez Hilton’s blog and that he makes somewhere between $200,000 to $400,000 each month blogging about the latest celebrity gossip. Success stories like Hilton’s might make the prospect of earning a fortune blogging seem real, but…

 

By leslieye@hubspot.com (Leslie Ye) This post originally appeared on HubSpot’s Sales Blog. To read more content like this, subscribe to Sales. Go to any grocery store and walk to the condiment aisle. You’ll see dozens of varieties of mustard — Dijon, honey, whole grain, yellow, spicy, brown — but probably fewer than five types of…

 

By Robert Lee Brewer I have to admit: I was more than a little worried about yesterday’s poem. But it looks like most people survived it. In fact, there were some incredibly tight pieces that emerged yesterday. Let’s keep it rolling today. For today’s prompt, write an authority poem. Maybe you are an authority on…

 

By James Johnson The freelance world has been made, well, a little bit complicated, don’t you think? There is a course, an eBook and a six figure freelance guide from every guru you can think of, all giving their advice on it. And it’s turned Freelance living into a murky water where you never quite…

 
 

By Cindy King Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention. What’s New This Week? LinkedIn Introduces LinkedIn Elevate: LinkedIn Elevate is “a new product that helps companies and employees…

 

By Robert Lee Brewer I’m not going to sugar coat it; today’s prompt is a little different. But hey, different can sometimes be good, right? (Crickets.) For today’s prompt, pick 2 vowels and write a poem using words that only contain one or both of those vowels. For instance, write a poem with words that…

 
 
 

By lkolowich@hubspot.com (Lindsay Kolowich) Lead generation is a major component of inbound marketing. It’s an exchange of information: You offer people valuable content, and they offer you valuable information about themselves, like their name, email address, and company. When it comes to meeting your lead generation goals, landing pages are the strongest tools marketers have…