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10 Content Ideas that Generate Comments and Shares

By: Gini Dietrich | February 1, 2012 | 
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As I was trolling the web for a topic for today’s blog post, it occurred to me I haven’t covered many tips or tools lately.

I hereby commit to change that.

Therefore, today I have created a list of 10 types of content you can use for your blog. When you have writer’s block (cough, Lindsay Bell and Jason Konopinski, cough), you now have something to jog your brain.

It’s not just a list, though. Obviously my examples are PR, marketing, or social media relations. But you can easily turn these ideas into something for your industry, blogging niche, or particular interests.

And now let’s see if I’m right about seventh tip. Will this blog post get commented on and shared more than some of our more popular blog post (Pinterest!) in January?

I’ll report back!

10 Shareable Content Ideas

  1. The Manifesto. At the beginning of the year, there were lots of blog posts written about the three words people were using to drive their success in 2012. While I didn’t write a blog post about it, I have “focus, delegation, and vision” posted on the wall in front of me. You could easily get 500 words out of that.
  2. The Pop Culture Tie-In. I am terrible at this, but Molli Megasko is fantastic at it. She can tell you what’s happening on The Bachelor or with the Kardashian sisters and tie in a PR lesson.
  3. The Debate. We often commiserate there isn’t enough debate on the social web, so why not create it? That’s what Paul Sutton and I did last week when we debated Pinterest (I won). Giving people the opportunity to see two sides of something works incredibly well.
  4. The Good. I have to admit I was a bit leery about showcasing good PR case studies, but if it’s researched and written well, with some valuable lessons professionals can use in their daily lives, it works well. I tested this theory with how FedEx handled a customer service crisis using video and it’s our third most popular blog post this month. That said, when I wrote about Ocean Marketing being fired and how the new PR pro is handling the N-Control business, it didn’t rank in the top 10. My theory is it was an overplayed story by then. So be timely.
  5. The Bad. It’s no surprise the bad case studies are shared over and over and over again. The Papa John’s and Boners BBQ case study I wrote about employee communication and how to handle a PR crisis when they go rogue is our second most popular blog post. But when you write these types of case studies, do it in a way that is valuable to the reader and doesn’t attack the people involved. Attack the idea, not the person.
  6. The Ugly. Let’s be real. People like train wrecks. They can’t stop watching. If you can figure out how to write about one without attacking a person, it’s going to be pretty popular. Ragan does a nice job of this quite often by using terms such as “most hated” in their headlines. It grabs attention, makes people want to read and share.
  7. The Lists. Voila! Just like I’m doing today. Nate Riggs is the foremost expert on the blog lists. In fact, he did an entire webinar for Spin Sucks Pro on the topic. People like lists. They’re easy to read, bookmark, and return to later. Make sure you include the number of things in your list in the headline.
  8. Freebies. Give stuff away! It might be a book a friend has written, a collection of free eBooks available from other bloggers, or your own eBook. John Falchetto does a nice job with this. Right on his home page, there is a big orange box where you can get several free things. People like free.
  9. Ranked Lists. This isn’t something we do here because, well, we don’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings. But this works really well for other bloggers. In fact, Forbes just released their 50 most influential social media professionals and it was shared all over the world.
  10. The Something of the Year. Just like People does their sexiest man alive issue, you can do the same for your niche. Maybe it’s an app of the month or a productivity tool like Michael Schechter did with his Perfect Computer blog post. I do a book review on the first Friday of every month and a blogger to follow on every other Friday. There are lots of ideas for the something of the week, month, or year.

There is likely a part two and three to this blog post because there are so many tried and true ways to have your content commented on and shared. But I’ll stop here for now. After all, I sometimes need ideas for blogging and now I have two!

Thanks to Hubspot for the image.

About Gini Dietrich


Gini Dietrich is the founder and CEO of Arment Dietrich, an integrated marketing communications firm. She is the author of Spin Sucks, co-author of Marketing in the Round, and co-host of Inside PR. She also is the lead blogger at Spin Sucks and is the founder of Spin Sucks Pro.

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MattLaCasse
4 years 4 months ago

Great list Gini. Another one that could be its own separate number is The Story. Telling a story to make a point in a post, to me, is an incredibly interesting, and difficult, post to write. Maybe it’s more fitting to call it “The Parable”.

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@MattLaCasse I will credit you when I shamelessly steal that for part two.

MattLaCasse
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Does this credit count towards alcoholic beverages of my choosing? 😉 Glad I could give you another idea!

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@MattLaCasse Um, no. I believe you owe ME a glass of wine first.

MattLaCasse
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Whatever I have to do to ensure 10 minutes basking in the glow of your brilliance. 😉

KenMueller
4 years 4 months ago

@MattLaCasse I love the idea of stories, and it works in so many ways. Personal stories, stories related to clients or even non-clients, etc.

MattLaCasse
4 years 4 months ago

@KenMueller Absolutely. Storytelling is a lost art in our hustle-bustle society. Can be such a great tool to use.

Mark_Harai
4 years 4 months ago

You’re definitely a player and a blogger : )

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@Mark_Harai I am so not a player. OK. I am. But don’t tell anyone!

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@FranchiseKing Thank you, kind sir!

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@jasonkonopinski Bwahahahha

jasonkonopinski
jasonkonopinski
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Don’t worry. The fire in the belly is back. Big time.

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@jasonkonopinski Well, you know, just in case

jasonkonopinski
jasonkonopinski
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich m/

EugeneFarber
4 years 4 months ago

This post generated both a comment and a share from me.

But more importantly…I want that shirt!

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@EugeneFarber LOL!! I should see if I can find them. Or have them made.

EugeneFarber
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Oh I’m on top of it. Literally went searching for it as soon as I left this post lol. http://raygunsite.com/shop/men/t-shirts-34/blog-a-lot

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@EugeneFarber HAHAHAHA! That’s awesome! Did you buy one??

EugeneFarber
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Not yet. Debating through. Not sure what my girlfriend would say if she saw me wearing it…I’m kind of afraid lol.

Ameena Falchetto
4 years 4 months ago
I’d add to the list actionable information that you can directly apply but then that depends if you blog for “show or blog for dough”. Personally I am totally against #8. Freebies kill your business but then that depends on what you are doing … all goes down to motivations and goal. (BTW – johnfalchetto is not offering any freebies – as his marketing consultant I have advised him to not give away free eBooks – I advise my readers and subscribers to avoid the same). Another thing to do is add some humour to your content – makes it… Read more »
ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@Ameena Falchetto johnfalchetto Um, then what is the big orange box that says FREE three times? Just the newsletter? That’s still a freebie.

Ameena Falchetto
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrichjohnfalchetto Yes, it is the newsletter and additional content, and yes that is still a freebie. (example was in ref to free EBooks)

BTW – giving away free eBooks written by someone else is a horrible idea if you are blogging for business – anyway, as I said in my initial comment, the distinction between fun and work needs to be defined

Brankica
4 years 4 months ago

@Ameena Falchetto @ginidietrich johnfalchetto And this is why I love my muse Ameena 🙂 she smart. a lot smart. make me look a lot smart. :)))))

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago
@Ameena Falchetto Sorry – I meant all free things in my comment. The eBook was just an example and I meant to say John does a nice job of giving away things that are helpful and free. I disagree on the giving away free eBooks someone else has written as being a bad idea. Last year we did a roundup of free eBooks (Danny, Brankica, etc.) and it got them a ton of downloads, which earned us some goodwill. Goodwill I’ve been saving up for when my published book comes out this May. Just because you’re blogging for business doesn’t… Read more »
Ameena Falchetto
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Guess it depends on your business model – For you, giving away free eBooks last year makes sense because you will be featuring different experts for Spin Sucks Pro … for a lot of bloggers who are trying to make it solo I think it’s a bad idea because people come to them to find out about THEIR opinion. Anyway, all goes back to your goal at the end of the day and what you are blogging for …

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@Ameena Falchetto TOTALLY agree with that. We all have different goals, different visions. Not every one of these ideas will work for everyone. Heck, I don’t even use them all. But one or two will work for just about everyone.

Hajra
4 years 4 months ago

@Ameena Falchetto Ameena, you really have everyone convinced on the no freebie thing…. It will catch on and then no freebies…. we have to buying our own candies… 🙁

jasonkonopinski
4 years 4 months ago

I always enjoy the morning call-out. Right, belllindsay ? 😉

belllindsay
belllindsay
4 years 4 months ago

@jasonkonopinski See comment above. I still might consult with my lawyer. 😉

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@belllindsay @jasonkonopinski Just keeping you on your toes. That and it’s really fun for me.

Soulati | B2B Social Media Marketing

Let’s not forget the latest trend in XX (we’ll use social media). Like just now, when I took an oldie (Pinterest) and put my spin on it (today, spin doesn’t suck) and tagged you to shreds in the post. Heh. Thanks for the invite and let’s scream from the rooftops — addict.

(Oh, I think I’m commenting on the wrong post.)

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@Soulati | PR Totally addicting, isn’t it? The blog post I wrote about the three ways to use Pinterest, from a marketing perspective, is our most popular, by far.

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@GiseleNMendez Thank you, thank you, thank you!

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@AmeenaFalchetto It’s definitely going to need a part two, isn’t it?

AmeenaFalchetto
AmeenaFalchetto
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Yeah – would like to see a distinction between blogging for show or blogging for dough …

KenMueller
4 years 4 months ago

I like answering questions. You do it with your FBQOTW, but often I’ll take a question that I’m asked in a meeting or speaking engagement, or even a question that I hear a lot, and address it in a post. I figure if one person has that question, there are probably others thinking the same thing, and I know I’m addressing something that at least some people want to know about.

John_Trader1
John_Trader1
4 years 4 months ago

@KenMueller Good point Ken. I often learn more from questions that others ask than the questions I ask myself.

Shonali
4 years 4 months ago

@KenMueller This is a REALLY good one, Ken, and most of us (including me) don’t do it enough. I have to find a better way of making notes of the questions…. whether they come from emails, other posts via comments, or even through my class (actually, I responded to one question that I’m pretty sure can easily be turned into a post). @ginidietrich and gang do a great job of this with their FBQOTW feature.

KenMueller
4 years 4 months ago

@Shonali That’s one thing I tell my clients to do when they are looking for blog content: go the person at the front desk who deals with customers or answers the phone. Find out what most of the calls are about and then turn them into blog posts. It’s like taking your FAQ page and turning each question into a lengthier blog post. Great for SEO as well, since those are presumably the top things for which people are searching.

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@KenMueller Yes! Great point that will be included in part two. We do this for clients and then include it in the FAQ of their websites. It works really well, from a search perspective.

belllindsay
belllindsay
4 years 4 months ago

Ok, *this* is a great post @ginidietrich – and bookmarked! Had to check and see if I needed to sue you or @jasonkonopinski for defamation of character. Admittedly, a stretch. But I need the cash. While you indeed besmirched my name, my gut is telling me I don’t have a leg to stand on (see your previous post re: bad friends). You rock, Miss Gini.

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@belllindsay It’s OK. You can sue me. And then I’ll countersue you for the whole Facebook friend thing. I think we’re even.

belllindsay
belllindsay
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Even Steven, I’d say! 🙂

Cision
4 years 4 months ago

Great list Gini!! I’ve had writer’s block for the last two weeks. I keep starting blog posts and then I scrap them so thank you for this post! I love the something of the month idea, I think I’m going to use that one 🙂

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@Cision Yay! Glad it was helpful!

belllindsay
belllindsay
4 years 4 months ago

@jasonkonopinski LOL! Saw it and commented. She can run, but she can’t hide! 😉

jasonkonopinski
jasonkonopinski
4 years 4 months ago

@belllindsay She can, however, pedal like mad. @ginidietrich 😉

belllindsay
belllindsay
4 years 4 months ago

@jasonkonopinski @ginidietrich True. A hockey stick through the spokes usually works. #Canada

John_Trader1
John_Trader1
4 years 4 months ago

I like this list — tangible, actionable ideas that can easily translate into meaningful posts. I’d like to chip in with posts that reach back in your education archives, especially when social media was not around (remember those days?), that can directly tie into how we communicate today. Making comparisons to how businesses used to roll vs. how they roll today and realizing that there are similarities or gargantuan differences and strategies to capitalize on them. Not sure if I can come up with a clever name for the posts like @MattLaCasse did.

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@John_Trader1 See, here’s the thing. You clearly are older than I am because I don’t remember days without social media.

I like this idea. It will be item number three on the second part blog post. I shall credit you. But not with booze.

John_Trader1
John_Trader1
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Thanks Gini, I look forward to that post. I was hoping you would credit me with singing a song on your next FBQOTW.

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@John_Trader1 What song would you like me to sing?

John_Trader1
John_Trader1
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich How about White Liar by Miranda Lambert? Dedicate it to the unfolding presidential campaign.

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@belllindsay I owed you one

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@John_Trader1 Trader

John_Trader1
John_Trader1
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich I guess it’s safe to say I know what my ancestors did for a living.

lindsaybayuk
lindsaybayuk
4 years 4 months ago

All I want to know is…where can I buy that shirt?

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago
jackielamp
jackielamp
4 years 4 months ago

I just sent this blog post to the rest of my team who pitches story ideas to the media. Just like bloggers, the media is interested in the same types of stories. At the end of the day, bloggers and reporters want the same thing: readers, comments and shares.

Thanks for reminding us about what’s interesting and what resonates with people!

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@jackielamp You are exactly right! We all want our content to be shared. And thanks for sharing it with your team.

MSchechter
MSchechter
4 years 4 months ago

mmmm, tips and tools. My wife actually called me out on not being tactical enough in my last week or so worth of writing. It’s all too important to be tactical. Opinions are great, but tying them to action is something I briefly lost sight of and want to get back to as well.

The one thing I haven’t been able to bring myself to do, but know would perform better, are lists. 3 Tools for Email Bliss, 5 Ways To Be The Taskmaster of your tasks… I probably should experiment…

jasonkonopinski
4 years 4 months ago

@MSchechter We’re in each others’ heads again.

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@MSchechter You also should do something on Omnifocus.

MSchechter
MSchechter
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Started my draft, but I don’t think I’ll go the list route for that just yet. Maybe 10 Ways To Get Gini Off The Pad (although some people may take that the wrong way…).

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@MSchechter LOL! You think??

Hajra
4 years 4 months ago

Oh Gini! How I am falling in love with you… wait I think I am in love already 😉 And this is serious… post bookmarked love!

Its always nice to rank people; people like being judged (all in good spirits though) ; also, when you rank people, others come to see who goes where but yes, a lot of hearts are broken and that is just plain sad…

I loved the debate idea too. Opinions matter!

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@Hajra I’m in love with you, too, so we’re all good!

I like the debate one a lot. It worked really well last week with Pinterest and Paul. You have to find people who don’t mind it, though. Not everyone is up for the conversation.

DecalGirl
DecalGirl
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Excellent! Thank you ;-D

AdamSinger
AdamSinger
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich ‘all those who write content?’ …so, everyone then 😉

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@AdamSinger Not everyone writes content, silly

AdamSinger
AdamSinger
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich everyone reading this does, no? Unless they just lurk.

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@AdamSinger I don’t think so. I know lots here who run businesses, are in real estate, or a myriad of other things. Not content related

AdamSinger
AdamSinger
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich ahhh, but every company is now a media company (and thus, we’re all media producers — AKA content creators).

susebb
susebb
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich your ‘you’re welcome’ got my attention even before i got to the great post! Like the idea of debates #blogging

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@susebb I love the debates. We’ve only done two, but they work really well

susebb
susebb
4 years 4 months ago

Great post and great announcement on twitter for it! I’m a pessimistic optimist so probably won’t ever hit the train wreck idea, I’m a big ‘lister’ but may well now try some of these other ideas. Thanks!

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@susebb Lists work really, really well….as you can see by this blog post alone. But, yeah, not everything on this list will work for everyone. I’m not a big train wreck or pop culture person. So you can pick and choose what works for you.

BEFeld13
BEFeld13
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich nice tips on your blog #inspired thank you for following me!

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@BEFeld13 Thanks for saying so!

RichAtkinson
RichAtkinson
4 years 4 months ago

Great ideas 4 interacting w/ SM @socialmouths @spinsucks 10 Content Ideas that Generate Comments and Shares @spinsucks http://t.co/HPn67VKF

TheJackB
4 years 4 months ago

Damn, I got excited for a moment and thought that you were going to say that Shrek is the sexiest man alive.

Under most circumstances I tend to dislike ranked lists but they are good for driving traffic. Tips and questions are among my favorites. They add value and encourage engagement so I like that.

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@TheJackB I like the question one. It’s definitely going in part two.

TheJackB
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Which question do you like?

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@TheJackB I mean doing a question as the topic for the blog post.

TheJackB
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich You mean like asking Dear Abby about blogging etiquette or the how to be a great commenter. 😉

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@TheJackB Exactly like that! I have an entire list of questions for you…er, Dear Abby.

jbledsoejr
jbledsoejr
4 years 4 months ago

Nice list! Bring on parts 2 and 3.HHa

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@jbledsoejr I think part two was just written for me in the comments. This is great!

Marcus_Sheridan
4 years 4 months ago

Great ideas Gini. You may not do ranked lists but here are a few you may consider:

1. Top 10 Things @MSchechter has said that make no sense to anyone except Michael himself.

2. Top 10 Reasons I’d rather be on my bike than in my office.

3. 10 Best Blogging Teeth in the World (yes, you win, we know Gini 😉

Look at that, 3 sure to be viral posts. 😉

Have a great day,

Marcus

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@Marcus_Sheridan I’m definitely going to do the third one. You won’t be on the list.

SocialMediaDDS
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich @Marcus_Sheridan Would #3 be like the best blogging dentists??? ;-D

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@SocialMediaDDS @Marcus_Sheridan Fine. We’ll have Claudia vote.

Marcus_Sheridan
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich I’d win on the men’s side Gini. It’s a no-contest. 😉

MSchechter
MSchechter
4 years 4 months ago

@Marcus_Sheridan That’s really screwed up, Marcus. It’s not even accurate. I mean, how could you possibly think it makes any sense to me either?

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@MSchechter @Marcus_Sheridan I’ll bet I could easily come up with the Top 10 Things Shrek Says That Don’t Make Sense.

1. Omnifocus saved my life.

2. I’m working on…oh look over there! A squirrel!

3. What is a douchecanoe anyway?

4. I can’t focus with that shiny flashy thing going on above your head.

5.

I’ll be back to finish this list. I have to do January invoices.

Marcus_Sheridan
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich @MSchechter That was officially awesome Gini. 🙂

Here’s #5: What the crap was I talking about???

MSchechter
MSchechter
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich @Marcus_Sheridan I look forward to the dramatic conclusion!

MSchechter
MSchechter
4 years 4 months ago

@Marcus_Sheridan @ginidietrich Revenge shall be mine… not today… not now… but sometime soon…

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@MSchechter @Marcus_Sheridan Bwahahahaha!

Casieg
Casieg
4 years 4 months ago

@robciampa – Thanks for the RT today Rob 🙂

robciampa
robciampa
4 years 4 months ago

@casieg Hey Casie, you’re welcome! Hope all is well.

John Falchetto
4 years 4 months ago

Great ideas Gini, I also think you should add your great Question of the week posts, not only do you cross platforms with Youtube but you answer a question that most of us (ok all of us) have on their mind but are just too dingbat to ask.

As for free , I give free posts, free tweets, free videos, yep that’s a lot of free 🙂

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@John Falchetto Free newsletter, free comments, free photos to cycling accidents. BTW, I tried to play BIP in a Words with Friends game and it told me it’s not a word. I think they’re wrong!

danperezfilms
4 years 4 months ago

You forgot the infamous Klout post. When all else fails…

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@danperezfilms Oh right. I should go back and revise.

Lisa Gerber
4 years 4 months ago

I love that you declared yourself the winner of the Pinterest debate.

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@Lisa Gerber Um, I totally won. Did you not see the poll results?

Lisa Gerber
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich What? We must have a bad connection. I can’t hear you.

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@Lisa Gerber I am going to kick you in the shins when I see you tomorrow.

JoyFull_deb
JoyFull_deb
4 years 4 months ago

@Lisa Gerber She did…she totally won!!!!! IMHO

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@JoyFull_deb @Lisa Gerber SEE!

TedWeismann
4 years 4 months ago

I’ve found that any post that links to Spin Sucks works pretty well 🙂

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@TedWeismann Ha! Think I should add that to the second part?

TedWeismann
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Nah, then you’ll ruin my secret!

ryancox
ryancox
4 years 4 months ago

annnnnnd I get sucked in. Again. *shares blog everywhere, *adds to read later list, *gets idea for a post from reading, *realizes he forgot to eat lunch, *post comment to twitter/facebook.

ryancox
ryancox
4 years 4 months ago

I forgot to mention this was a really good post Gini. I loved the collection of all of the ideas (I bookmarked it in my ‘Writing what-nots’ folder of Chrome.) *added to chrome browser folder

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@ryancox EAT LUNCH!

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@hajraks I have a magic wand??

hajraks
hajraks
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Yup… the magic wand has all of us mesmerized 😉

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@hajraks Wow. I wonder if it’s in my back scratcher?

hajraks
hajraks
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Now I am wondering the same thing… see, you even make us think the exact same thought 😉

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@hajraks You are hilarious!

hajraks
hajraks
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Okay that, I will agree with! 🙂

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@hajraks Isn’t it past your bedtime?

hajraks
hajraks
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich 2 in the morning here but I have loads of things to be done by tmrw morning and your tweets are distracting me ;p

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@hajraks Go to bed!

hajraks
hajraks
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich another distracting tweet….

Rolanda1367Rush
Rolanda1367Rush
4 years 4 months ago

@hajraks http://datingsiteoffers.info

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@hajraks Did you go to bed?

hajraks
hajraks
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich I was just tucking myself in when thanks to u I realized that my twitter mobile notification is active… Nighty night!

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@rachaelseda Were your ears burning earlier?

rachaelseda
rachaelseda
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich they were on fire and I couldn’t figure out why! I almost took some Benadryl!

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@rachaelseda LOL! You dork.

debdobson
debdobson
4 years 4 months ago

@KatyWrites A good read by @ginidietrich, wasn’t it. http://t.co/JruUNHri

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@shonali Don’t spoil it! I’m going to write part two from the comments

EnidSanderfur72
EnidSanderfur72
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Start Doing Paid Writing Jobs Today! http://t.co/XmOzc22D

shonali
shonali
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Look at you, getting bang for your comments. :p

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@CraigMcBreen Craig! Hi!

CraigMcBreen
CraigMcBreen
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Hey, Gini. Howa doin’?

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@CraigMcBreen I’m great! @geoffliving and I are coming to your city for our book tour.

CraigMcBreen
CraigMcBreen
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich @geoffliving Very cool! When! Congrats on the book 🙂

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@CraigMcBreen July 27!

CraigMcBreen
CraigMcBreen
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Very cool! Where?

CraigMcBreen
CraigMcBreen
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich That’s when the sun finally makes an appearance in Seattle

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@CraigMcBreen I don’t know where yet. It’s still a long ways away. But don’t plan anything for happy hour!

CraigMcBreen
CraigMcBreen
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Oh, I won’t 😉 I need to pre-order that book!

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@CraigMcBreen No! Don’t pre-order. Wait til it comes out.

CraigMcBreen
CraigMcBreen
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Will do 🙂

MarketingBuddy
MarketingBuddy
4 years 4 months ago

@Mike_Stelzner @spinsucks @ginidietrich Terrific post for bloggers looking for content ideas. http://t.co/BodoDok8 #contentstrategy

dibegin
dibegin
4 years 4 months ago

@Kristinesimpson Thanks Kristine.

ewittke
ewittke
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Great share!

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@ewittke Thanks!

Jill Tooley
4 years 4 months ago

I love this, Gini! From time to time, a pair of my company’s bloggers will get all riled up while debating an issue, which can make for an interesting debate two-parter or series. We just have to make sure it’s somewhat on topic. And I’m always thinking of new pop culture tie-ins! Inspiration strikes in the unlikeliest of places. 😉

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

The debate works really well…and it’s not done a lot. I say do it!

WitchinWebs
WitchinWebs
4 years 4 months ago

RT @ginidietrich Next time you have writer’s block, read this blog post. It has 10 ideas to get the juices flowing http://t.co/1oSl3ebL

decillis
decillis
4 years 4 months ago

@theresaoverby Yeah, I’ve had a bit of luck with that. 😉

theresaoverby
theresaoverby
4 years 4 months ago

@decillis indeed you have!

HeveyT
HeveyT
4 years 4 months ago

@cparizo know of anyone looking in #westernma for a great, move-in condition home, 1 acre land? http://t.co/w8eup6UI #realestate

Andrea Hypno
4 years 4 months ago

Really interesting; if small bloggers get hit by a writer’s block I can’t imagine how it goes with great bloggers with hundreds of post written and articles like this can really spark some new ideas. Now I’ll wait for part 2 and 3, and 4 maybe. 🙂

Twweted and printed and stumbled, not in this order maybe.

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@Andrea Hypno LOL! I was just asking a friend if people still printed stuff they find online. I guess he was right.

Andrea Hypno
4 years 4 months ago

@ginidietrich Well there are no other ways to really absorb information beside having them printed. Have you ever tried to skim or speedread an ebook? 🙂

That’s why I usually hate ebooks longer than 50 pages, they are a pain to print. 😉

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
4 years 4 months ago

@Andrea Hypno LMAO!!

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