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Episode Info: Do you ever find yourself scouring the internet for tips, tricks, or hacks you can use to be a better blogger? My guest, Kevin J. Duncan, is an expert blogger and a wonderfully creative writer. If you want to know how to be a better blogger, Kevin is your guy! Kevin is the Blog Editor and Social Media Manager for Smart Blogger. He’s enjoyed quite the journey to from part-time writer/blogger to today, living the dream and working from home. In our conversation, Kevin details some helpful lessons that leaders like you can use to make your content engaging and relevant to your audience. I hope you have a pen and paper ready—you’ll need it for this informative episode! In this episode, listen for [1:35] I introduce my guest, Kevin J. Duncan [4:00] What made Kevin realize he had a unique writing style? [8:00] How to develop your unique voice [10:45] STOP listening to other voices so you can find your own! [14:30] Practical ways to stand out from the crowd [22:00] Kevin talks about networking and providing value [27:15] Advice Kevin wishes he would have received early in his blogging journey [30:00] Kevin enters the Lightning Round, rapid-fire questions [39:30] Why Kevin loves working from home [42:30] Kevin’s favorite blogs to follow [46:00] Why you should simplify your life and focus on what you’re good at [52:00] Closing thoughts Listen to this episode by clicking the Play button below: Liked the show? Help me out! Click here to leave a review on iTunes! Yes, I’ll help Jeni by leaving a review! STOP trying to be someone else! If you want to write compelling content, you need to be well read, right? Wrong! Did you know that one of the worst things you can do to develop your voice as a writer is to constantly consume content from your favorite writers? Too often, men and women get so enamored with their favorite writers that they fail to develop their voice—or worse yet, they start emulating them. What do you have to lose? Try taking a 30-day break from reading your favorite bloggers. The worst thing that could happen is that you miss out on a really good blog that you can always go back and read at a later date. I’m confident that you’ll find this exercise helpful – it worked for Kevin! To get more helpful tips like this one to become a better blogger – make sure to listen to this episode for my full conversation with Kevin – you don’t want to miss it. If you want to become a better #Blogger you’ve got to stop listening to so many other voices and focus on finding your own! Learn more about improving as a writer on this episode of the #BizMavens #podcast!Click To Tweet Practical steps you can take to stand out from the crowd Once you’ve silenced some of the noise in your world by taking a break from reading blogs and books, Kevin has some practical steps you can take to really make your message POP! You can stand out from the crowd of bloggers and writers by doing this one revolutionary thing: Do more than the bare...
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