Getting ready to spend 4 weeks living in a motor home with my family. Here's what it is like preparing my online business to be run from the road, while I'm on vacation. :) The post Hitting The Road! Preparing My Online Business For Life In An RV. appeared first on Blog Marketing Academy.
It was the year 2003. I was in Australia speaking at my first marketing conference. Well, not quite. It was billed as a marketing conference, but it was really a pitch-fest. The speakers delivered their speeches, and then sold their products from the podium. Show More Summary
This is it! Day Seven of the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog podcast series – you made it through the first week! If you missed an episode here they are: Welcome to the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Challenge Day 1: Create An Elevator Pitch For Your Blog Day 2: Write [...]Show More Summary
The recent announcement by Google to release Photos as a separate service prompted me to learn more about it to determine if it was something I could add to or replace as part of my existing photo management process. I read reviews, did a small test and then determined to go ahead and jump in and fully try it...
You already have a blog, so why would you need a landing page too? If this is a question you are asking, then you probably need to start using landing pages more than you think! By the time you are finishing reading through this article, you...Show More Summary
We know about the power of content marketing to build audiences, inform what products and services to develop, and ultimately connect the two together. And whether you call it blogging or not, text remains a cornerstone of the online content mix. Show More Summary
When a publication does not want to publish your writing, what is the best way to proceed? This week on Editor-in-Chief, you’ll learn a productive way to take action after an editor rejects your writing. Here is yet another way to become the Editor-in-Chief of the content you produce. Show More Summary
Great writers write to the emotions of their readers. And they focus on just four emotional appeals. The appeal is the reason you give the reader to read, subscribe, donate, share, or buy. And the appeal is almost always expressed in the headline. Show More Summary
One of the best ways to ruin a truly great sales letter is to not ask for action. The second best way is to include a call to action without a penalty. Indeed, not all calls to action are the same, but a strong call to action is typically:...Show More Summary
Commenting is an interesting blogging activity. Some bloggers comment on other blogs for direct traffic. Others do it for SEO but the winners are those who comment for networking. When you network with the right people in your niche, you end up getting traffic and SEO benefits from these connections. Show More Summary
Today is Day 6 in our 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Challenge There’s no denying it – the time has come where you’re going to lose traffic if your blog is not optimised for mobile viewing. Whether that dip in traffic is due to Google penalising non-mobile-friendly sites by not featuring their content [...]Show More Summary
Welcome to day 5 in the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Challenge. You can find today’s challenge here. There’s nothing like a personal touch in any kind of business, and that includes blogging. When service goes above and beyond, or when a blogger takes the time to notice and acknowledge their readers, it can [...]Show More Summary
The loading time and speed of your blog isn’t measured simply by how long visitors are waiting to read your content, it’ also affects your bottom line as well. This isn’t just about earnings, but also how many people are leaving your...Show More Summary
In this episode, we'll discuss some basic statistics. Just what is the average organic reach of a post on Facebook? What is the average click-through rate on a tweet? And given these metrics, is this really where our time is best spent? The post CBB095: Do Facebook Page Likes And Twitter Followers Actually Matter? appeared first on Blog Marketing Academy.
It’s day 4 of 31 Days to Build a Better Blog where today’s challenge is to take a little time to do something that I wrote about last year that has the potential to transform your blogging! And what is it, you ask? Today you’re going to be analysing another blog It’s as simple as [...]Show More Summary
I’m going to go out on a limb here. Because what I’m about to suggest might seem a little crazy. But it really works. And I want you to know about this simple habit, because the sooner you adopt it, the sooner you’ll start to see what I discovered. Show More Summary
It’s day three of our thirty one day challenge! How are you feeling? Pumped? Motivated? Ready to shake up your blog and your routine during these 31 days? We’ve already covered nailing your elevator pitch and how to create a super-shareable list post, and today it’s all about getting yourself off your blog to promote [...]Show More Summary
There are a number of reasons why people start writing a blog. Some want to simply get their thoughts out to the world while others use blogs to earn money from things like referrals and Google AdWords. No matter why someone writes a...Show More Summary
Litigation isn’t something any of us want to think about, but having to put a plan together when the time comes isn’t an option. Johnny Lee is a Managing Director at Grant Thornton, forensic investigator, and licensed attorney. He shares...Show More Summary
This week on The Showrunner, get a sneak peek at the lessons inside The Showrunner Podcasting Course as Chris Garrett and Christina Canters provide expert advice on the right way to build, and even move, your audience. The episode opens...Show More Summary