Write Articles, Not Blog Postings (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)
Write Articles, Not Blog Postings (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox). I saw this link from Ivan Walsh. Jakob Nielsen argues that you should write long, in-depth articles on your blog rather than short posts that mostly link to other blogs. If you publish articles, you provide value to your readers and better establish your brand.
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