Robert Scoble is the brains behind the blog Scobleizer (which he’s just abandoned in favour of solely microblogging on Facebook), and a well-respected authority on social media, tech, and blogging. He has worked for Microsoft, and is currently with Rackspace. We were super-fortunate to grab a few minutes of his time to answer five questions [...]Show More Summary
Over the last couple of years any blogger who has paid attention to their analytics will know that how people are reading blogs is changing. No longer are people simply arriving on your blog on their desktop computer or laptop but on tablets, mobile phones and more. Today I took a look at the change [...]Show More Summary
This is a guest contribution from freelance writer Stacey Corrin. It was a dark day in November 2012 when I first began to blog. Rain lashed the windows of the home we’d just moved into. Removal boxes lay strewn across the floor and the cries of my newborn twins rang shrill in my ears. I [...]Show More Summary
As we continue with our ongoing step-by-step series to building up a blog-based business, we're now going to launch into the first step. What MOST people do is get a bright idea then immediately go out and buy a domain and hosting. But, let's slow down. Show More Summary
It’s no secret that I’m a tireless advocate for the creation of original content to fuel business growth. My next online project, however, is based on … curation. You read that right. I’m starting a new site, and the centerpiece of my content strategy will be locating and making sense of the smartest articles, audio, [ Continue Reading... Show More Summary
In this case study I want to show you how I created a set of widgets for mobile devices and a different set for desktop and tablet devices. Building widgets for mobile devices is not too hard once you know the procedure. Post from: WP Dude If you need wordpress technical support please visit my services page CASE STUDY: Building Widgets For Mobile Devices
I’ve had a few people asking in the last few weeks where I’ll be speaking in 2015 – I can’t believe the end of the year is so close! I love speaking and am excited by some of the opportunities next year. I hope you’ll consider joining me both here in Australia and Internationally. Next [...] Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger Where I’ll be Speaking in 2015
When it comes to WordPress blog performance, one of the most common suggestions is to limit the number of plug-ins you’re running. But, that isn’t necessarily welcome advice when you really LIKE the plug-ins you’re running. The post A Simple Solution To Running Lots Of WordPress Plugins Without Sacrificing Blog Performance appeared first on Blog Marketing Academy.
One of the first content-specific things that one always thinks about when starting up a brand new blog is the first batch of content. Those first few posts which are supposed to help kick off the blog with a bang. These are often called...Show More Summary
In this episode, David talks about the "new" blog monetization. He compares the mindset of the typical blogger to the mindset of a typical business owner, then draws conclusions. :-) The post CBB 034: The Mindset Difference Between A Blogger And A Business Owner appeared first on Blog Marketing Academy.
As 2014 starts winding down, it’s important to look forward and capitalize on the latest trends coming down the social media pipeline. For marketers and bloggers alike, social media networks can be a veritable springboard for great products, services, and ideas. Show More Summary
After a long time NOT being behind the camera, I decided I am long overdue to get back into doing some videos. In this one, I give a general update on what's going on behind the scenes at the Blog Marketing Academy - and some things I mighta screwed up on. The post Behind The Scenes Update, My Screw-Ups, What’s Coming Next… appeared first on Blog Marketing Academy.
This is a guest contribution from entrepreneur Charles Crawford. Whether your parents believe you or not, there are ways to make a living off of being a blogger. And with as many benefits that come with blogging, who wouldn’t want to at least check out this lifestyle? After all, you get to be your own [...]Show More Summary
Here at Copyblogger Media, it’s safe to say that we’ve been in your shoes. As freelancers, consultants, content publishers, and small business owners … It’s in our DNA. Our founder, Brian Clark, was a recovering attorney in the mid 90s when he discovered the Internet and just knew he could make a living from it. Show More Summary
Content scrapers refer to marketers who try to pass off existing content as their own on their site. If you have a blog where you publish high-quality posts at a consistent basis for years, there’s a great chance that somebody is scraping your content. Show More Summary
Social media can be a harsh terrain to navigate. Whether for businesses or freelancers, the social media landscape is often fraught with uncertainty and only one unfortunate constant…change. The best way to understand where to start or where to go next is through consistent measurement. Show More Summary
Advertising is by far the most popular monetization methods for blogs and websites. That is because running some ads on a site is both easy and efficient. It's easy because you just need to copy and paste some code and you are set. It's efficient because if you stick to the major advertising networks your earnings will be pretty decent. Show More Summary
Successful online marketing relies heavily on your willingness to commit to consistently producing high quality content and networking via social media in order to make new and valuable connections. This article will provide you with five tips that apply to any online marketer, regardless of your specific industry and goals. Show More Summary
Building an email list. It’s a hard topic, nearly the hardest in online marketing after closing the sale. I’ve been posting about this topic for some time now, hope you’re enjoying these posts. What I’m trying to do in this series is to cover some techniques that is rarely used by other marketers and it’s not mentioned a lot. Show More Summary
Time for another reader question from a recent member webinar on ProBlogger.com. Did you experience a “tipping point” in readership at some point or was it just steady growth? This is actually a question I often ask full time bloggers who I meet because I love to hear the back story about how their blog [...]Show More Summary