Are you looking for great tips, tutorials, and hacks from experienced web developers to take your skills to the next level and help you solve client problems faster? Well, so are we! That’s why we are launching The BLOG XCHANGE!
tl;dr – The Blog XChange is a new initiative for WPMU DEV members aimed at providing better engagement with our member community by focusing on the content that matters most to you. Help us to help you and we’ll reward you with Hero points and links to your site.
Blog XChange…What The Heck Is That??
Here at WPMU DEV’s secret content lab, we are always searching for new blog content ideas.
You would think that hiring the most brilliant writers in the WordPress universe would result in endless blog content, but alas, this isn’t so.
Which is ironic, I know, given that one of us is the author of a best ok-selling book called “Infinite Content Creation (How to Never Run out of Content Ideas for Your Blog).”
The WPMU DEV blog, however, is a different beast. We don’t publish fluffy filler content about WordPress. We know that our audience (yes, YOU!!) would never stand for it.
We know that you expect us to write articles and tutorials with substance. Beefy content (or tofurkey if you prefer non-meaty adjectives) that you can apply in your business to improve not only your skills but also solve real challenges for your clients and deliver them better and faster websites that will help them get results.
Writing blog content targeted to your needs requires us to spend a lot of time researching previous post comments, scouring our members’ forum, analyzing analytics, doing keyword research, peeking into our competitors’ sites, reading through tons of industry newsletters, etc.
Sometimes, we come near, but near just isn’t close enough.
We want to post content on our blog that reflects who you are, what you do, and how you solve everyday challenges in your business working at the coalface and deep in the trenches.
Since we can’t be you (somebody’s gotta write the blog, right?) we came up with an ingenious idea:
“Why not tap into your knowledge and experiences as a WordPress web developer and reward you for all contributions you make to our blog?”
A Fair Trade
When we recently floated the suggestion to create an area where members could exchange their knowledge for hero points and links to their sites, we received overwhelmingly positive feedback and support from our members…“provided
This article was written by Martin Aranovitch and originally published on WPMU DEV Blog.