Social media is everything nowadays; from blogs like WordPress to sharing photos on Instagram and Facebook pages to exchanging intellectual ideas across platforms like Google Plus, everyone is participating in this growing online dialogue by having some sort of online presence now. Show More Summary
If you really want to get a handle on predictably growing your blog, your traffic and your revenue... then this could be one of the most important posts you read all year. The post Key Performance Indicators: Growing And Managing Your Online Business by The Numbers appeared first on Blog Marketing Academy.
Jon Stewart’s retirement from The Daily Show this week, accompanied by many tears and some cheers, is getting a lot of coverage around the web. First, because the show is insanely popular. But more than that, because the show demonstrates a real shift in what authority and authenticity look like in the 21st century. Show More Summary
WordPress blog setups, SEO services and writing services are three common blog service listings. Many blogs these days have a dedicated service page to improve earnings. It helps to get freelance clients using their blog’s popularity. Show More Summary
A couple of years ago I started my blog. I didn’t know much about blogging and traffic at first. I started reading popular blogs like Copyblogger, Dailyblogtips and Problogger. I was amazed at how other bloggers were getting avalanches of traffic and shooting up their subscriber counts by the motherload. Show More Summary
Blogging. It goes a little something like this: Think of idea Write a post Take/source/edit a photo for the post Format the post Schedule or publish the post Push the post to social media Respond to comments But that is just the beginning, right? That doesn’t include planning, goal-setting, editorial calendars, blog design, design tweaks, [...]Show More Summary
Your blog's design is about a hell of a lot more than just what looks pretty. When you're setting up your blog in a strategic way to accomplish your business goals, it needs to be designed to CONVERT. To do that, you need to understand how a reader's attention lands and FLOWS across the site - and then design your blog to work with that. Show More Summary
Receiving comments from your audience is a huge part of any successful web site and blog. You want to make it easy for people to contact you, so implementing a comment form on your site is a necessity. I recently made the switch from Contact Form 7 to Wufoo forms on a bunch of my sites. Show More Summary
Facebook has faced many challenges with people contacting them trying to access the accounts of loved ones after they have died. I wrote about this Father who pleaded with them to allow him to access his Son’s account. Facebook helped this Father with his request and at the time stated that they were working to “help people celebrate and commemorate the...
Check out the entire Authority Rainmaker experience here, and take advantage of Early Bird registration. We’ll see you in sunny Denver in May! (If you like this video by The Draw Shop, you’re going to love meeting them at the liveShow More Summary
In the world of social media, Facebook and Twitter are king. Whichever of the two you prefer, it’s important you always pay attention to both. The reasoning behind this is that they are always trying to one-up another and coming out with new features all the time. Show More Summary
This is a guest post from Jerry Low. If you’re on the web, your site and blog are likely unique – but one thing all blogs have in common is the drive for new subscribers and increased traffic. In the past few years, we’ve learned about the power of going viral – every blogger’s dream. [...] Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger 10 Quick Tips for Going Viral
This week, Robert and I put on our commentary caps to take on subjects that have been in the news. Plus, we reveal what’s in the very near future for Rainmaker.FM (think big). The main story this week is all too familiar … short-cut marketers are the reason we can’t have nice things. Show More Summary
Blog categories are often one of the most overlooked parts of the setup of your content. People use them as little digital filing cabinets - and often they end up with way more categories than they need (or even intended). In this installment in our series, David discusses a MUCH more strategic way to think about how you define your blog categories. Show More Summary
Last month, you may have seen Copyblogger’s 2015 Cost of Online Business Report that analyzed the results of a survey we conducted on the blog. The report explores the cost of doing business online, so you can accurately evaluate your current strategies and tactics — and their associated costs — to help you see if Read More... Show More Summary
Going green is not only beneficial for the environment, but also for your business. One of the biggest problems business owners encounter is the carbon footprint they leave behind. The more waste they create, the more they’ll have to spend to clean it up. Show More Summary
Why do you blog? Why did you start a blog in the first place? You might have been an early adapter, with the idea of starting a blog purely for your own pleasure, but have reached the point where you want to make some money out of it. Or maybe you started a blog with […] The post Increase Traffic to Your Blog By Creating an Events Calendar appeared first on The Blog Herald.
We all know about the importance of learning from mistakes. “Fail forward,” as they say. But we shouldn’t just look at our successes as magical moments when everything went right and think these experiences do not hold significant lessons of their own. Show More Summary
In 2005, the Internet had already begun to profoundly change the world of business, yet for many online entrepreneurs the roadmap to success was unclear. In response, I compiled the first edition of Success Secrets of the Online Marketing Superstars, a book that celebrated the ways in which the most successful marketers on the web Read More... Show More Summary
Recently I shared a video on my Facebook page about how I structure social media updates each week. I have been asked frequently about how much content to share, what times to share, and what I do personally for each of my sites. I take a pretty proactive approach on the Digital Photography School Facebook [...]Show More Summary