Appendix

for Blog Post Ideas

Blog Post Ideas – Kindle Version

Website Links and Further Reading:

All links to website urls and further reading have been organized by chapter, in order of appearance.

 

Chapter 1. Cultivate a Prolific Mind

Days of the Year website, https://www.daysoftheyear.com/  

Ferris Jabr, “Why Walking Helps Us Think,” The New Yorker blog, September 3, 2014, http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/walking-helps-us-think

Finlo Rohrer, “The slow death of purposeless walking,” BBC News Magazine, May 1, 2014, http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-27186709

Maria Popova, “The Daily Routines of Great Writers,” Brain Pickings blog, https://www.brainpickings.org/2012/11/20/daily-routines-writers

Audra Casino, “Ron Friedman on Building a Better Workplace,” Mirasee blog, April 26, 2016, https://mirasee.com/blog/workplace-ron-friedman/

Jim Hopkinson, “Ritz-Carlton service at a Red Roof price why Japan is king of customer service,” The Hopkinson Report blog, November 20, 2008, http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2008/11/episode-31-ritz-carlton-service-at-a-red-roof-price-why-japan-is-king-of-customer-service/

Jim Hopkinson, “What Japanese toilets taught me about the auto industry,” The Hopkinson Report blog, December 18, 2008,  http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2008/12/episode-35-what-japanese-toilets-taught-me-about-the-auto-industry/

Jim Hopkinson, “How to Work Remotely From Buenos Aires,” The Hopkinson Report blog, February 29, 2012,  http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2012/02/thr177-how-to-work-remotely-from-buenos-aires

Jim Hopkinson, “The Hopkinson Report Thailand Travel Home Page,” The Hopkinson Report blog, http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/thailand

 

 

Chapter 2. Build on Other People’s Content

Alexis Rodrigo, “How to Find Clients with Your Blog (Even If You’re Not a Freelance Writer),” The Savvy Freelancer blog, April 5, 2011, http://thesavvyfreelancer.com/marketing/find-clients-blog

 

Nicole Dean, “Your #1 Tip for a Great ‘About’ Page,” Nicole on the Net blog, June 12, 2014, http://www.nicoleonthenet.com/17146/a-great-about-page/

Danny Iny, “Kick Start Your Blog by Embracing the Nobodies,” Kikolani blog, http://kikolani.com/kick-start-your-blog-by-embracing-the-nobodies.html

Brandon Werner, “Social Media is the New Rock and Roll,” The Hopkinson Report blog, August 19, 2010,  http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2010/08/episode-118-social-media-is-the-new-rock-and-roll/

Lisa Baker, “July’s Best of the Web – Business Blueprints and Templates,” Mirasee blog, July 31, 2015, https://mirasee.com/blog/business-blueprints-templates-botw/

Elena Verlee, “20 Men Entrepreneurs to Follow on Twitter,” PR in Your Pajamas blog, http://prinyourpajamas.com/20-men-entrepreneurs-to-follow-on-twitter/

Google Trends, https://www.google.com/trends/

Facebook Trends, https://www.facebook.com/trending/

 

Chapter 3. Launch from the Media

darrentyler, “Louis CK Everything Is Amazing And Nobody Is Happy,” YouTube, October 24, 2015, https://youtu.be/q8LaT5Iiwo4

 

Jim Hopkinson, “Business Class at 30,000 Feet,” The Hopkinson Report blog, September 22, 2012,  http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2012/09/thr-204-business-class-at-30000-feet/

Brian Clark, “5 Things Depeche Mode Can Teach You About Effective Online Marketing,” Copyblogger blog, April 6, 2010, http://www.copyblogger.com/depeche-mode/

Brian Clark, “The Grateful Dead 4-Step Guide to the Magical Influence of Content Marketing,” Copyblogger blog, June 28, 2010, http://www.copyblogger.com/grateful-dead-content-marketing/

Sean Platt, “The Eminem Guide to Becoming a Writing and Marketing Machine,” Copyblogger blog, November 23, 2009, http://www.copyblogger.com/eminem/

Brian Clark, “Inigo Montoya’s Guide to 27 Commonly Misused Words,” Copyblogger blog, December 8, 2008, http://www.copyblogger.com/commonly-misused-words/

Jim Hopkinson, “Wired-O-Nomics: Marketing Lessons From Slumdog Millionaire,” WIRED blog, January 30, 2009, http://www.wired.com/2009/01/wired-o-nomic-1/

Jon Morrow, “Mad Men Guide to Changing the World with Words,” Copyblogger blog, November 1, 2010, http://www.copyblogger.com/mad-men/

Danny Iny, “Desperate Housewives on Writing, Storytelling and Selling,” Big Girl Branding blog, http://www.biggirlbranding.com/desperate-housewives-on-writing-storytelling-and-selling/

Alexis Rodrigo, “Online Marketing Success Lessons from ‘The Next Great Baker,’” Alexis Rodrigo blog, http://alexisrodrigo.com/online-marketing-success-lessons-from-the-next-great-baker/

Jim Hopkinson, “Why Elon Musk should make you feel like a loser that has never accomplished anything,” The Hopkinson Report blog, April 23, 2013, http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2013/04/thr-232-why-elon-musk-should-make-you-feel-like-a-loser-that-has-never-accomplished-anything/

“The Big Picture,” Boston Globe website, http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/bigpicture

Alexis Rodrigo, “Proof: Bokashi Compost Grows Better Plants,” Natural Moms Blog, http://www.naturalmomsblog.com/proof-bokashi-compost-grows-better-plants.html

Jim Hopkinson, “Is this the me generation, or has social media just made it that way?,” The Hopkinson Report blog, August 26, 2013, http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2013/08/thr-248-is-this-the-me-generation-or-has-social-media-just-made-it-that-way/

Selene Benjamin, “The State of Online Courses [INFOGRAPHIC],” Mirasee blog, September 12, 2015, https://mirasee.com/blog/course-creation-survey-infographic/

Cool Infographics, http://www.coolinfographics.com/

Chapter 4. Find the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Jim Hopkinson, “Dear Levi’s, I’m back — How an iconic brand lost its way, then won back a customer 10 years later,” The Hopkinson Report blog, February 3, 2011, http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2011/02/episode-139-dear-levis-im-back-how-an-iconic-brand-lost-its-way-then-won-back-a-customer-10-years-later/

Alexis Rodrigo, “Essential Oils for Frozen Shoulder,” Natural Moms Blog, http://www.naturalmomsblog.com/essential-oils-for-frozen-shoulder.html

Alexis Rodrigo, “3 Options for Nasal Irrigation,” Natural Moms Blog, http://www.naturalmomsblog.com/nasal-irrigation-options.html

Time Warner Cable Problems, http://timewarnercableproblems.com/

Jim Hopkinson, “Efficiency vs. Impatience – A New Yorker Rant,” The Hopkinson Report blog, July 16, 2013, http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2013/07/thr-243-efficiency-vs-impatience-a-new-yorker-rant/

Danny Iny, “Serious @PayPal Problems + Open Letter to @DavidMarcus,” Mirasee blog, March 4, 2013, https://mirasee.com/blog/paypal/

Joseph Jaffe, “Dustin Curtis – Dear American Airlines,” Flip the Funnel Now blog, http://www.flipthefunnelnow.com/dustin-curtis-%E2%80%93-dear-american-airlines/

Danny Iny, “Audience Building in 2016 and Beyond,” Mirasee blog, May 9, 2016, https://mirasee.com/blog/audience-building-2016/

Jim Hopkinson, “State of the Industry—Predictions, Rants, Analysis, and Advice for the New Media Entrepreneur,” The Hopkinson Report blog, September 14, 2013, http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2013/09/thr-250-state-of-the-industry-predictions-rants-analysis-and-advice-for-the-new-media-entrepreneur/

Alexis Rodrigo, “Marketing Lessons of 2013,” Alexis Rodrigo blog, http://alexisrodrigo.com/marketing-lessons-of-2013/

Jim Hopkinson, “The Fall of Facebook? 7 reasons why the mighty giant might fail,” The Hopkinson Report blog, May 20, 2010, http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2010/05/episode-105-the-fall-of-facebook-7-reasons-why-the-mighty-giant-might-fail/

Jim Hopkinson, “7 reasons why “The Social Network” Facebook movie will be a huge success,” The Hopkinson Report blog, July 22, 2010, http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2010/07/episode-114-7-reasons-why-the-social-network-facebook-movie-will-be-a-huge-success/

Jim Hopkinson, “The Social Network Movie Review – What’s more important, the product or the money?,” The Hopkinson Report blog, October 7, 2010, http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2010/10/episode-124-the-social-network-movie-review-whats-more-important-the-product-or-the-money/

Alexis Rodrigo, “First Impressions: Launch by Michael Stelzner,” Alexis Rodrigo blog, http://alexisrodrigo.com/launch-michael-stelzner-review/

Alexis Rodrigo, “3 Reasons to Love Buffer for Business (And 3 Reasons Not To),” Alexis Rodrigo blog, http://alexisrodrigo.com/buffer-for-business/

Jim Hopkinson, “Best Earbud Headphones for the iPhone, a Marketing and Technology Test,” The Hopkinson Report blog, February 26, 2010, http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2010/02/episode-93-best-earbud-headphones-for-the-iphone/

Jim Hopkinson, “10 Lessons Learned From 100 Podcast Episodes,” The Hopkinson Report blog, April 15, 2010, http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2010/04/episode-100-10-lessons-learned-from-100-podcast-episodes-including-marketing-party-tips-and-thank-yous/

Danny Iny, “How to Get Traffic to Your Blog (How I Became the Freddy Krueger of Blogging),” Mirasee blog, May 5, 2016, https://mirasee.com/blog/how-to-get-traffic-to-your-blog/

Jim Hopkinson, “How to Create a Viral Infographic to Market Your Brand, The Hopkinson Report blog, August 26, 2011, http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2011/08/episode-166-how-to-create-a-viral-infographic-to-market-your-brand/

Alexis Rodrigo, “Green Smoothies Without Recipes—An Easier Way to Get Healthy,” Natural Moms Blog, http://www.naturalmomsblog.com/green-smoothie-master-recipe.html

 

Chapter 5. Dig into Life Experiences

Danny Iny, “How a Tiny Blog Landed Guy Kawasaki (and Copyblogger!),” Problogger blog, March 29, 2011, http://www.problogger.net/archives/2011/03/29/how-a-tiny-blog-landed-guy-kawasaki-and-copyblogger/

Jim Hopkinson, “How I created, planned, and got sponsorship for a successful conference in less than 60 days,” The Hopkinson Report blog, March 29, 2012, http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2012/03/thr179-how-i-created-planned-and-got-sponsorship-for-a-successful-conference-in-less-than-60-days/

Alexis Rodrigo, “7 Ways to Find Freelancing Work: What’s Working Now,” The Savvy Freelancer blog, March 25, 2014, http://thesavvyfreelancer.com/marketing/find-freelancing-work

Danny Iny, “Business Failure or Strategic Relocation?: It’s Your Call,” The Sales Lion blog, https://www.thesaleslion.com/failure-business-strategic-relocation/

Jim Hopkinson, “What six crappy part-time jobs taught me about life,” The Hopkinson Report blog, September 15, 2011, http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2011/09/episode-168-what-six-crappy-part-time-jobs-taught-me-about-life/

Alexis Rodrigo, ““Update on My Income Challenge,” The Savvy Freelancer blog, August 26, 2013, http://thesavvyfreelancer.com/opportunities/update-on-my-income-challenge

Jim Hopkinson, “Why a distal humerus fracture has NOTHING to do with social media,” The Hopkinson Report blog, September 2, 2010, http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2010/09/episode-119-why-a-distal-humerus-fracture-has-nothing-to-do-with-social-media/

Jim Hopkinson, “8 Life lessons from a fallen friend,” The Hopkinson Report blog, October 25, 2011, http://www.thehopkinsonreport.com/2011/10/episode-173-8-life-lessons-from-a-fallen-friend/

Danny Brown, “You Don’t Have to Die to Live,” Danny Brown blog, April 21, 2011, http://dannybrown.me/2011/04/21/you-dont-have-to-die-to-live/

Jon Morrow, “On Dying, Mothers, and Fighting for Your Ideas,” Copyblogger blog, December 24, 2012, http://www.copyblogger.com/fight-for-your-ideas/

Brian Clark, “The Snowboard, the Subdural Hematoma, and the Secret of Life,” Copyblogger blog, May 5, 2008, http://www.copyblogger.com/the-secret-of-life/

Alexis Rodrigo, “A Ghost Writer’s Dilemma, The Savvy Freelancer blog, February 15, 2011, http://thesavvyfreelancer.com/personal/a-ghost-writers-dilemma#more-1708

Danny Iny, “Our Magical Hin-Jew Wedding,” Mirasee blog, September 30, 2011, https://mirasee.com/blog/hin-jew-wedding/

Danny Iny, “Anxiety, Surrender, and the Magical Beauty of Things Happening at the Right Time,” Mirasee blog, March 29, 2015, https://mirasee.com/blog/anxiety-surrender-and-timing/  

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