SEO copywriting roundup: Hottest posts week ending Feb. 3, 2014.

Push past your barriers to get what you want.

Push past your barriers to get what you want.

This week on the SEO Copywriting blog, you learned how to land great clients by making a date with your content – then mixed in a little technical SEO – to craft unbeatable copy!

But you’re not done optimizing yourself!

You’ve read what you can do to improve your writing – and there’s more to follow – but there are a bunch of posts here that tell you what NOT to do. Eliminate bad writing habits, how-not-to’s (I don’t even know what that means), go shorter rather than longer – and more.

Don’t worry, it’ll all become clear in the posts that follow!

Michael King writes Personas: The Art and Science of Understanding the Person Behind the Visit for Moz.

Michelle Lowery writes How NOT to Create How-To Content for ISOOSI.

David K. William writes 10 Self-Limiting Habits Successful Writers Don’t Have for The Web Writer Spotlight.

Kieran Flanagan writes The Essential Guide to Creating a Successful Content Marketing Strategy for HubSpot.

Larry Kim writes Hacking AdWords: Winning at AdWords the Weird Way for WordStream.

Michael Martinez writes The Secret is NOT to Write Longer Articles or Use Longer Words for SEO Theory.

Richard Baxter writes The Hard and Fast Rule of Guest Blogging for SEO Gadget.

Rishit Shah writes An Alternative to Google Analytics for Newbies for Daily SEO Tip.

Tommy Wyher writes Cup of Copy: Social (Networking) Skills for CopyPress.

Jay Baer writes Do it Backwards: Creating a Business for Your Content for Convince & Convert.

Gigi Griffis writes How to Build Relationships with Key Influencers, Part II for kapost.

Nate Dame writes 4 Content Marketing Strategies That Still Build Links for Search Engine Land.

Joyce Grace writes How to Make Your Website More Click-Worthy with Goals, Words and Common Sense for KISSmetrics.

John Souza writes How To Conduct a Full SEO Search of Your Competition for Social Media Impact.

Barry Feldman writes Content Marketing Minds: Ten Brilliant Marketing Minds, One Mindset for Social Media Today.

Tracey Parsons writes YOUR CONTENT IS LIKE THE POLAR VORTEX for Social Media Explorer.

Stephen Kenwright writes 4 Steps to Audit Online Content After Hummingbird and “Not Provided” for Content Marketing Institute.

Henneke Duistermaat writes Are These 5 Common Beliefs Sabotaging Your Online Marketing? for Enchanting Marketing.

Ryan Christine Whitney writes How to Resonate with Your Target Market for CopyPress.

Henley Wing writes 40 Fears That Keep Search Marketers Awake at Night for Buzzsumo.

Photo thanks to Dennis Murphy (Cats n Nuthatch)

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