The List to Beat Blogger’s Block Forever- Part 1

Post Topics To  Keep Your Fingers Pecking Overtime! Kimberly N. Alleyne I am a senior communications professional who works in healthcare and social justice communications. There is never a shortage of topics or issues to give our attention to. Be it a crisis, media opportunity, national campaign, or event, in my role I never find…

A Great Blog Post Needs Great Visuals– Find Them Here

Kimberly N. Alleyne Words are powerful. They’re powerful enough to stir emotions and even spark change. Movements, political platforms, marches, protests, calls-to-action all start with mere words. The written word is especially powerful, be it shared via the print or digital space. Great content pulls readers in, makes them curious, satisfies curiosity, and even inspires them to…

INFOGRAPHIC: Crush Writer’s Block

Sharing this great infographic from Media Is Power. It offers five tips to break through writer’s block. What tips do you use when the right words, or no words, will come?  

#Build That Brand!: 15 Ways to Showcase Your Thought Leadership (Part 1)

Kimberly N. Alleyne We cannot escape it. We live, work and play in a hyper-crowded communications landscape. On any given day, we’re bombarded by information via email, online, social, print, mobile and broadcast mediums (let’s not forget digital-out-of-home and outdoor advertising). It’s an effect of the convergence of digital and traditional media. Anyone who wants to can…

Krispy Kreme’s Alliteration Blunder

Kimberly N. Alleyne There is nothing like a fresh, hot glazed Krispy Kreme doughnut (Bow down Dunkin’ Donuts). And if you’re a genuine fan, then you know well the happiness that flashing red light evokes. Krispy Kreme and I go way back. Since I am always exceptionally satisfied with the product, and can’t recall a…

Blogging to Build Your Brand | Podcast Interview with Benet Wilson

Blogging to Build Your Brand Kimberly N. Alleyne I spoke with blogging extraordinaire Benet J. Wilson to discuss her experience, best practices for blogging, tips, personal stories, and more. Though this interview focuses on building a nonprofit brand, the same rules apply for building a personal brand. Wilson says, “It is a good idea for…

Top 10: Why Writers Need Social Media

Kimberly N. Alleyne http://www.kimberlynalleyne.com   I recall a conversation with a former colleague who adamantly proclaimed that Twitter was a rapidly evaporating fad soon to be six-feet under. That convo was in 2010. I was like, “Really? You think Twitter is dying? Wait, what now?” Clearly Twitter is still standing, and it’s in good company with…