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12 Checklists for Bloggers to Implement Content Marketing Best Practices

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77% of internet users read blogs – like this one produced by us at Process Street. To pique the interest of this large audience you’ll need to be following optimized, efficient processes so your blog is the best it can be.

And guess what? If you’re looking to better your blog content and stand out from the competition, then you’ve come to the right place. In this article, you’ll learn how to get your blog right with Process Street’s tried and tested checklists for bloggers.

Once more, we’re giving you these checklists for free (our gift to you for being a woautomanderful readership). 🤑

These checklists have been specifically selected and ordered for you to implement best practices from the start to the end of the blog creation process.

Right then, no more dill-dallying, let’s get straight to it.

Click on the relevant subheader to jump to your section of choice. Alternatively, scroll down to read all we have to say so you’re fully prepared to implement our checklists for bloggers.

Let the blogging commence! 🖋
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A Legal Guide for Bloggers: Copyright, the DMCA, and Fair Use Images

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Can you afford to pay $8000+ for using an image in one of your blog posts?

If not (or if you’d rather use images for free) then you need to know the laws surrounding blogging.

It’s easy to fall prey to copyright and disclosure issues if you haven’t read a legal guide for bloggers, and so that’s exactly what I’ve created here.

Whether you’re a veteran blogger looking to secure yourself against surprise lawsuits or a fresh face who doesn’t want to be run out of pocket when building a blog, keep reading to find out:

  • What copyright is and how it affects your writing
  • How to secure your work legally
  • What you can and can’t use
  • How to find fair use images that are free to use

So, if you happen to like not being sued for honest (and avoidable) mistakes, keep reading.
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How to Read More and Become an Expert Blogger in 30 days

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Over the last year working remotely at Process Street, I’ve been researching as I go. I survived on dumb luck and baseline writing skills.

However, in the last 30 days I’ve built a system to teach myself how to read more. I’ve built up a library of articles, authors, quotes, books, tips, and ideas I can draw upon whenever I need to write or find the motivation to keep going.

The best part is that I spent next to no extra time outside of work in order to do this, and it all boils down to five elements:

  • Filling dead air with podcasts
  • Setting up an RSS feed
  • Always having a book on the go
  • Productively procrastinating
  • Following 50 people on Twitter

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Startup Challenges and Rewards: How to Make the Most Out of Starting a Business

If you’re thinking of starting a new business, you’re not alone. Every year, millions of people worldwide take the plunge and become entrepreneurs.

In the United States alone, 356,000 new businesses were formed in Q3 of 2021.

But starting a business is no easy feat. From coming up with a brilliant idea to getting it off the ground, countless challenges need to be overcome. On average, about every fifth new business fails within the first year.

But it’s not all doom and gloom. The rewards of startup life can be great too. From making your own rules to seeing your idea take off, there are plenty of reasons to take the plunge.

In this article, I’ll explain the challenges and rewards of startup life and offer some tips on how to overcome the challenges. I’ll also demonstrate how you can enjoy the rewards by avoiding burnout.

So let’s get started.

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8 Change Management Strategies for Effective Organizational Change

strategies for change managementConstantly evolving with the times empowers you to see valuable growth take place in your company. At first you can oversee everything in the company yourself, keeping tabs to ensure things are up to date and running as intended. Then you grow, and suddenly you don’t have time to monitor those changes. For all you know everyone could be saying “yeah, I did that yesterday,” but be cutting corners left and right.

That’s where having a change management strategy will save you. Analyzing the changes you want to make and seeing how the rest of your company is affected prepares your teams in advance and helps guide them through this transition until these new changes become routine.

Whether you’re changing software, updating technology, hiring new staff, or starting a new project, you’re going to benefit from a solid change management strategy.

The areas of change management, like most things, can become increasingly more complex with the more time you spend doing it. If you want to master the way you take on change in your company, then this is the right Process Street article for you.

I’m going to take you through all things change management. This includes some tips for creating an effective change management strategy, possible methods you might want to implement, and how Process Street can help you along the way.

It’s time to reliably and effectively make those changes in your business – and watch it grow! Let’s get into it.
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The Ultimate Guide for an Effective Talent Management Strategy

Talent managementFrank Hamilton is a blogger and translator from Manchester. He is a professional writing expert in topics like blogging, digital marketing, and self-education. He also loves traveling and speaks Spanish, French, German and English.

It wasn’t until 1997 that the term talent management was properly explained. Since then, the practices associated with it have evolved and continue to do so each day.

In this Process Street article, I’ll be taking a look at talent management, its strategies, why it is so important, and how you can implement it in your own company.

As daunting as such management might seem, I’ve also recommended some comprehensive templates to help make implementing your talent management strategy easier.

This article has been split into the below subheadings:

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50 Google Docs Templates for Business Success (With 60+ Process Checklists)

50 Google Docs TemplatesIt’s 9:00 am. I grab my morning coffee, boot-up my laptop, and join the 1 billion others logging into Google Drive today.

I go straight to my Google Docs templates folder. As a content writer for Process Street, these templates include planning templates, review templates, and templates designed to record my research.

Suffice to say, my Google Docs templates are the backbone of my content creation process.

As a content writer for Process Street, I’ve built up an extremely efficient writing process that combines the convenience of Google Doc templates (via Google Drive), the clarity and reliability of Process Street workflows and Pages.

By merging Process Street and Google Drive into a simple, repeatable process for content creation, I know I can work productively and consistently meet my deadlines.

For me, Process Street + Google Drive = Success.

That’s why in this article, I’ll show you how you can recreate my process and build your own streamlined automations. I’ll be covering:

Let’s get started!
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7 Ways Salesforce Achieves Complete Customer Engagement Using The Four Realms of Experience

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Hello, and welcome readers to the experience economy.

Take my hand and I’ll guide you to a place of psychic gratification. Feel your senses tingle, and your attention sharpen. You’re entering a new chapter of customer success, one that’s immersive and marks the next economic stage.

Businesses are no longer competing on a commodity level. In a digital world, with growing immersive processing power, organizations must crack the whip and adopt the experience mindset. This is a mindset that’s focused on customer success and delivering exceptional experiences instead of commodities.

In this Process Street article, we take a look at how one particular tech unicorn is succeeding in this experience economy.

You got it, I’m talking about the tech-tycoon Salesforce.

Salesforce is one of the largest tech companies to date with over 49,000 employees in 28 countries and has built the world’s most demanded CRM. Part of Salesforce’s triumph lies in the organization’s customer success capabilities. And today, you will learn how they’ve perfected customer success using principles from the experience economy.

Grab onto your seatbelts as you’re about to be blown away!

Here we go!💨
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How to Create an Operations Manual for Your Business (and Avoid Nuclear War)

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Having an operations manual may not be glamorous, but preventing the disasters caused by human error and bad processes can save your business and even (in extreme circumstances) millions of lives.

If you’ve ever seen Dr. Strangelove, you’ll know it’s ridiculous. You’ve got a mad scientist, a cowboy pilot riding a bomb as it falls, and a nuclear holocaust brought about by a series of overblown human (and mechanical) errors.

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Yet, despite being criticized as unrealistic, at the time it was entirely possible for human error to cause a Third World War. Hell, human error has already caused the worst nuclear accident to date.

A perfect storm of 6 human errors — culminating with staff thinking it was ok to turn off the emergency cooling system — caused the Chernobyl disaster, costing an inflation-adjusted $720 billion, 30 deaths and an extreme amount of unsafe radiation.” – Ben Brandall, How Processes Protect Your Business From Crashing and Burning

The truth is, the only way to prevent such errors is to document workflows and processes, and the only way to make sure your employees know what they have to do, how to do it, and have the resources to do it is to create your own operations manual.

In this Process Street article, we’ll be covering:

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8 Time-Saving Hacks & Shortcuts for Process Building (From Our Team)

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96% of businesses use some kind of business process documentation, indicating a desire to document processes. Yet only 2% have fully documented processes that can be relied on for smooth business functioning, despite the widely reported benefits. There seems to be a knowledge gap preventing the full documentation of business operations. This article aims to close that gap and make it easier to build business processes for leaders worldwide.

A business process is a set of steps that, when completed in the required order, deliver the desired business outcome. Process building – aka business process documentation – is the documentation of these steps to create an actionable system to work from.

In this Process Street article, we turn to the process experts. We asked our internal team to give their top tips on process building, and here’s what we found out. We present you with our 8 time-saving tips for efficient process building.

Let’s start building!
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