Many people get started in blogging with the hopes and dreams to eventually make money. This is usually done by creating a successful blog that leads to the selling of advertising or through revenue generating methods like affiliate marketing. Show More Summary
This week I came across this video interview with Quantified Self co-founders Kevin Kelly and Gary Wolf that was conducted by Thomas Goetz at the Wired Living by Numbers conference...
To be success in the world of online marketing and blogging, it’s best to become an authority figure within your niche. This is exactly what Lewis Howes has done with his brand and business over the past few years. While every knowsShow More Summary
This week on The Lede … Why Are You Waiting to Get Picked? How to Accomplish More by Doing Less Why “Digital First” is Better Why Weirdos Get Ahead at Work Louis C.K. on Patience in Building Your Platform Want to grab even more useful links (beyond those that make The Lede)? Follow @copyblogger on [...]Show More Summary
There have been a lot of jokes made at Google’s expense when it comes to Google+. While the social network may not have the mass appeal of Facebook, Twitter, and other competitors, it does offer a practical and worthwhile path along the paved road to SEO success. Have you noticed the number of posts on [...]
Google Alerts is one of the many free tools you can use to improve your blog. And if you’re still not using it, better pay attention to this post. You’ll discover cool ways on how you can utilize this to have a better blog. What is Google...Show More Summary
Spotify has acquired Tunigo, a music platform that is powered by the Spotify API. Employees from Tunigo will move to Spotify’s offices in Stockhom and New York City. In the short term the Tunigo app will remain as its own entity within the Spotify eco-system. The move echoes an industry shift towards stronger music discovery [...]
This is a guest contribution by Marya Jan, blogging coach from Writing Happiness. What’s the biggest excuse you hear from people who are not getting the results they want from their blogging? “I don’t know anyone online.” Not ‘my content might not be good’. Not ‘I don’t a clear idea of what I am doing’. Not [...]Show More Summary
Today, I'm glad to introduce a new giveaway on WPRecipes, sponsored by our partners Mighty Deals. At the same time, I'm going to introduce SpyBar, an amazing tool for bloggers and website owners.
If you want a simple way to make your emails more profitable, without any hard pitching or looking even remotely “salesy”, then give me a few minutes here, and let me show you how to do it in this article. Here’s the story … One problem a lot of people have with writing effective emails [...]Show More Summary
I recently found this quote (pictured) and just love it. Although it can apply to any creative area of life I believe it is a wonderful mantra for us bloggers, new or old. If it’s important enough, you’ll make time for it Everyone one is busy, that’s a fact. Show More Summary
This is a guest contribution by Belinda Weaver, the SEO and marketing copywriter behind The Copy Detective. A sheriff’s car rolls up to an intersection, where several cars are burnt out and overturned. The occupant, a police officer, gets out, slowly walks to the back of the car and pulls out a gas can while cautiously [...]Show More Summary
I think everyone who has ever wanted to write a book has dreams about what publication day will be like. So far, mine has involved exactly zero groupies and parades, but it’s still been nice. I’ve been watching this day creep towards me for a long time, and now that it’s here, I’m feeling more [...]Show More Summary
Still struggling to get more email subscribers? Of course, you heard that money is in the list. The hardest part is to have high quality email subscribers. So you can’t buy an email list. People won’t be engaged and they will unsubscribe from your email list. Show More Summary
The saying “life’s short” couldn’t be more true when it comes to technical troubleshooting. If you’re like me and you spend hours of your day fighting with email, web hosting, remote file hosting, and more. A few months ago I made the decision to outsource my technical moments and I did so by allowing fully [...]
I was invited to speak on why starting a blog is good for your business. I created this blogging for business 101 presentation. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
On Tuesday Jawbone which makes the Up activity tracking wristband announced it had purchased BodyMedia for an estimated $110 million. With the boom of activity trackers hitting the market there...
Everybody’s always waving productivity tips and blogging advice at you. They tell you to start early in the morning, or spend half an hour outlining before you draft, or meditate before you touch the keyboard. Whatever, right? You’ve...Show More Summary
I’m regularly asked about the mistakes I made when starting out with blogging and the first two words that usually spring to mind are ’Domain Names’. Most of the early mistakes I made (and some of the more recent ones) have revolved around domain names. Let me run through a few: 1. Not Getting My [...]
Last week I linked to a post which contained 10 tips for creating effective sales pages. While all the tips mentioned are solid, I think they don't cover all the elements you need to include on a sales page, so I decided to list them. Here you go. Original Post: Internet Marketing 101: Basic Elements of Sales Pages