It’s so easy to get caught up in the minutiae of blogging. What are you going to post next? What was your reach yesterday? How can I expand my audience? What are my metrics going to be like in the next hour? Thoughts like these can quickly overpower your larger concerns and obscure the big picture. Show More Summary
Do you ever just watch a video and it makes you think? This one actually touched on many things I have been thinking about lately as it correlates to social media and how we present ourselves. Ironically, this is something I have had friends write about in the past as … The post Rethinking Our Social Self: Are we really lonely? appeared first on Robb Sutton.
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You are a serious copywriter or content marketer (or both). You must be. Otherwise, why would you be here on the day before Thanksgiving? You surely have traveling to do or a turkey to prep. So, given your commitment to the craft, I have no doubt that you are capable of stringing together 250 words [ Continue Reading... Show More Summary
You know about Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) and John Dorsey (Twitter). But what about the guy who's in charge of the platform that powers "18.9% of the top 10 million websites"? That would be Matt Mullenweg, the 29-year-old at the heart of WordPress. Show More Summary
How long should an article or a blog post be? How about a landing page? The answer is, of course: “As long as necessary. And no longer.” Obvious, right? Most writers know that brevity is crucial. In writing, like many things in life, “less is more.” But in writing and in Texas BBQ, we tend [ Continue Reading... Show More Summary
Every crowd has “that guy” or “that gal” who are often the subject of annoyance, and the blogging community is no exception. Here is just a small lists of don’ts, and we’d love to hear some of your annoyances in the comments below… Don’t...Show More Summary
Did you know that around 60% of all retail prices end with a 9 digit? No one is sure about why the digit 9 in specific, but most marketers and economists know that ending a price with it tends to increase sales. Wanna learn how to make more money with your website? Check the Online Profits training program!
It was 17 December 2004 and my dream was falling apart, right before my eyes. I had just celebrated the 2nd anniversary since I started to blog and I was on the tipping point of my part-time earnings becoming a full-time income. I’d quit my only other employment to devote 100% of my time to [...]Show More Summary
Not every blog makes money. And not every blogger wants to. That’s fine. But if you’re blogging with the hope of making money, and you’re currently getting little or nothing for your efforts, you might need to stop thinking of your “blog” and start thinking of your “business”. Show More Summary
“Can you content my website?” Here’s the thing you need to know when clients ask you to create content for their websites. They don’t just need this asset called “content.” Because content marketing is more than a collection of text documents to be cut and pasted into WordPress or an email program. Show More Summary
For bloggers and writers that put their heart and soul into the content they create, it can be soul crushing to find out that your content has been stolen and published somewhere else. However, there are steps you can take to prevent and monitor content theft online. Show More Summary
The branding and reputation of your blog is everything. Not only does it represent the blog and give you an idea of how well known your blog is, but it can also heavily influence the way people look at your content, trust the reporting...Show More Summary
How cool would it be to have smart people write the drafts of your future articles? Where all left for you to do is add some personal touch to it and hit “Publish”. Amazingly cool, right? Well, I know at least three places with amazingly...Show More Summary
This is a guest contribution from Tim Soulo. This year I’ve managed to grow a photography blog by 500% in about 6 months and I think I’ve learned something along the way. I was following five fundamental things that you can learn from any marketing blog, but I like to think that I’ve made a [...]Show More Summary
Social networks can be a valuable source of viral traffic with consequent benefits for your online business. Making use of social media effectively your business or personal brand can be greatly benefited. Knowing your community and grow your base of potential customers. Show More Summary
If for some reason you need to display a custom message on WordPress login page, here is a quick and easy recipe to do it.
When blogging, a person can gain a large following and even make a business out of the venture. However, with so many blogs all over the Internet, a writer must try to stand out and keep people interested. One way to do this is to have a great looking site as many overlook this simple idea. Show More Summary
Getting support as a blogger can be difficult. The problem is that bloggers that have found success through blogging are too busy to help aspiring bloggers directly themselves. It’s understandable. Why would someone spend all their time helping others when they could be working on developing their own blog? For every problem, there is a solution. Show More Summary
It’s a frightfully familiar scenario. Smart, motivated people attend an online marketing conference, and get overwhelmed with fascinating facts, figures, and tactics. They then get back home and realize they have no comprehensive framework to implement these otherwise valuable tips. Show More Summary