Edie Melson: How to Craft a Perfect Facebook Post Using Headline Techniques

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson

(republished with permission. And be sure to check out my post today on Edie’s blog, The Write Conversation. ~Molly Jo)

Edie Melson: How to Craft a Perfect Facebook Post Using Headline Techniques

Edie Melson: How to Craft a Perfect Facebook Post Using Headline Techniques

With a compelling headline, a browser becomes a reader. In the same way, a compelling Facebook post gives the web surfer the impetus to visit your blog or buy your book. But what makes a great headline?

Frankly, My Dear . . . : What makes a great headline?

Frankly, My Dear . . . : What makes a great headline?

The best posts contain your entire message in one memorable bite…without spoiling the … read the rest. . .

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Frankly, On Faith: When it’s Time to Leave

by Molly Jo Realy @RealMojo68

Frankly, On Faith.

Frankly, On Faith.

Are you an emotional pack rat? Do you hold onto the past in hopes of rescuing those broken bits and pieces to make them whole? Do you stay in the game longer than you should?

When Jesus called His disciples, He told them to drop everything. They couldn’t move forward without letting go of what hindered them, and in the perspective of heaven versus earth, what hinders is, well, nearly everything.

It’s hard, right? Even now, as Christians, we want to make the best of things. It’s hard to see something crumble … read the rest. . .

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What Makes a Good Book?

by Molly Jo Realy @RealMojo68

Blank Pages are the World's Canvas

Blank Pages are the World’s Canvas

Do you enjoy the written word in all its forms? Do you get distracted with closed captioning on your TV? What can I say: Join. The. Club.

As y’all have probably noticed, part of the blog redoux is book reviews. I’m trying to read one book each week. It’s a challenge, but so far, so good. At least for the past month. [It doesn’t hurt that the books I’ve read and reviewed are shorter than an average length novel. But hey, a girl’s gotta start somewhere.]

I know what … read the rest. . .

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Five Things Friday: Frankly, Favorites

by Molly Jo Realy @RealMojo68

Frankly, My Dear . . . : Five Things Friday

Frankly, My Dear . . . : Five Things Friday

We’ve been doing the Five Things Friday posts for a while now. A start, a stop, a hiccup, but now we’re steady at it. I’ve enjoyed your topic suggestions and comments on these posts.

Recently, someone asked what my five favorite posts on FMD are. Y’all are smart. You already know where this is going. Of course, I could list twenty or possibly a hundred. So choosing my five favorite posts is a bit of a challenge. thankyouverymuchforthesuggestionyouknowwhoyouare.

And I’m betting once I hit “publish” … read the rest. . .

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The Difference Between Media and Marketing

by Molly Jo Realy @RealMojo68

Frankly, My Dear . . .: Nippers, Bruno, and Molly Jo Realy

Frankly, My Dear . . .: Nippers, Bruno, and Molly Jo Realy

I’m often asked what is the difference between media and marketing?

Now, that’s a pretty loaded question and I can definitely go on, and on, and on . . . but the bottom line answer for me is, media is networking and marketing is sales.

Not everything is marketing, but if you are a creative professional, your quest should be to share what you have to offer in a way that doesn’t scream, “Buy my product! Buy my product! Buy my product!”

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