7 Warning Signs That Your Blog Needs Better Social Media Management
APRIL 6, 2016
When it comes to promoting your blog, growing your audience and building relationships with readers in your niche, there are some things that will definitely put you in the black book. If you’re guilty of any of the offences below, it’s time to step up your social media game and start getting the results your blog deserves. 1. No one is sharing your blog posts. Boring!
5 Ways to Market Yourself as a Professional Online
MAY 18, 2015
Blogging. One of the most popular methods for sharing knowledge and skills is blogging. You could also include the blog in your resumes to give prospective employers an example of your abilities and knowledge. 2. Due to the nature of the Internet, people are able to network across great distances in order to create greater opportunities for themselves. Tweeting Updates.
7 Local SEO Mistakes You Do Not Want To Make
JANUARY 29, 2013
Online directories, review sites, and local blogs are great sources of local traffic and can significantly boost your visibility on local SERPs. 3. Imagine spending 20-30 hours a week on your website and realizing that you’re still not receiving any profitable traffic. Local SEO, when done right, can tap into markets that are willing and interested in your business. Takeaway.
Top 6 Rules of Digital Marketing: Learn from Matomy and Other Masters
JUNE 4, 2014
It used to be called “Guest Blogging” but now we call it “Content Marketing.” That’s because the idea of using content to market your business has moved beyond the realm of blogging and now includes informational products like eBooks, courses, videos, white papers, case studies, etc. After all—knowing that we need a website and a social media presence is old news. Website Design.
WordPress vs Drupal: Which CMS is Right for Your Site?
DECEMBER 7, 2015
WordPress was primarily developed as a blogging platform and was the first CMS to catch a major amount of popularity. However, if your idea for a website stretches beyond blogs then the difficulty of using WordPress increases substantially. WordPress’ assumption that you’re going to be build a blog site can get in the way of your design goals. Sort of. Drupal.
Four SEO Tips for WordPress Websites
DECEMBER 7, 2012
You will have seen related articles at the bottom of the page on a number of news and blogging websites before and they’re a great idea for your WordPress site too if you would like to improve your SEO. WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system. The answer is that there are a number of SEO techniques you can use that are especially effective for WordPress sites. 1.
How To Run A Successful Bilingual Blog
FEBRUARY 3, 2013
Blogs have become a staple for just about every business, every entrepreneur, and every brand out there. In fact, blogs have become so popular that it can make standing out from the crowd difficult. But with a unique angle, you might be able to give your company’s blog a fighting chance. The following tips offer ideas on how to run a successful bilingual blog. Takeaway.
The Rise Of Hispanics On Social Media
FEBRUARY 6, 2013
This is also portrayed by the rise of bilingual blogs. Image Credit: Latism.org. Businesses have been turning to social media to connect with their consumers in a new and exciting way. While the Hispanic community has been included in those marketing campaigns, few have been directed right at them. Their $1.2 trillion market is nothing to be sneezed at. In fact, it should be catered to.
4 Tools to Streamline Your Social Media Outreach
NOVEMBER 6, 2012
Whether you’re promoting a product, a service, or just trying to expand the audience for a post on your blog, social media has grown into a digitized word-of-mouth marketing platform that, when used correctly, can outcompete a billboard or an ad on television. But for those services to be effective, the ‘word’ has to be worth talking about. Here are four worth considering.
Diversify Your Blog with Video Blogging
JANUARY 14, 2013
There are many reasons why bloggers may decide to incorporate video blogging onto their site. Whatever your reason may be for incorporating video blogging, it is important to plan out your strategy beforehand rather than simply jumping right in. Making a change to your blog is like making an investment. Before you video blog, be sure you know what you want to convey.
Watch LinkedIn Grow [pics]
MAY 5, 2011
Photo credit: LinkedIn Blog. Every Cinco de Mayo LinkedIn celebrates its anniversary. Back in May 5th, 2003, the LinkedIn network started with just 10 people — the founding employees connected to each other. Since then, it’s grown into one of the world’s largest professional network with more than 100 million professionals in over 200 countries and territories. LinkedIn at 500,000 users.
How to Future Proof Your Website or Blog
NOVEMBER 2, 2012
Your SEO is only one part of your website, and every aspect of your site or blog is potentially vulnerable to changes made by Google but also in technology in general. If you run a blog or a website then you work in the tech industry, and that’s an industry that is notoriously fast moving. There is a lot written online about the importance of ‘future proofing your SEO’. Devices.
Blogging: The Small Business Way
APRIL 29, 2011
Blogging has different meanings for different people. It would only be logical that entrepreneurs who use blogs as a marketing tool should likewise utilize it specifically to market goods and services. It is crucial for local businesses to maintain a blog in order for them to be competitive. However, having a blog does not mean that a business will instantly reap the rewards.
5 Tips to Create a Job Based on Your Personal Knowledge
DECEMBER 12, 2015
Start a blog to share advice. Be sure to advertise your services or products on your blog or create a website to do so. Finding a decent-paying job you enjoy in today’s market can be tough. You’ve likely heard countless stories from friends and relatives about how professional-level jobs aren’t widely available in their field. Develop a Plan. Determine a Need.
AUGUST 16, 2013
If there is a more serious event, like a customer publicly angered over service who wrote a long blog post, wait for the initial social media fervor to die down a bit and then respond with one well-crafted statement. Your company should own and maintain its company blog to highlight projects you are working on and take more ownership over search. Managing Negative Feedback.
5 Ways to Work for Yourself
JULY 25, 2015
You can start a blog, work as a freelance writer or even upload videos to YouTube. Are you tired of wasting your life in a cubicle? Are you ready to throw off the shackles of conventional employment and become your own boss? Here are just five ways to say goodbye to a 9-to-5 existence while still making bank. 1. Start A Business. This is one of the biggest reasons why people quit their jobs.
How to Get Started with Social Media Advertising
FEBRUARY 5, 2011
Blog marketing Facebook Ads LinkedIn LinkedIn Ads MyLikesSo many social media options, so little time. The rapid rise of social media has allowed skillful individuals to reach thousands of others at little or no cost other than manpower and wit. What’s a entrepreneur, blogger, or content developer to do? The answer lies within a smart investment in social media advertising. based).
4 Steps to Segment Social Media Traffic in Google Analytics
JANUARY 13, 2011
facebook.com or www.facebook.com), use “catch-all words using the “source condition, as shown below (image credit: The Daily SEO Blog ): Using the condition “contains allows you to catch all possible URLs from a social media network. The graph shows traffic trends; the pie-chart and tables show what is driving the trends. Here is how to do that in 4 steps. Tweet This!
Top 5 Reasons Why Your Typography Is Turning Away Visitors and What Fonts To Stay Away From
OCTOBER 30, 2012
Web Analytics blog tips increase conversionsWe all know that typography and font choice have a huge impact on website design, but did you know they could be the difference between whether a visitor actually engages on your site or exits as quickly as possible? The following are the top five reasons why your typography could be turning visitors and potential customers away from your site. 1. Leading
The Importance of Email Newsletters
JUNE 28, 2012
If you have a blog you can capitalize on this trend by leveraging you existing articles. Many blog owners make the mistake of trying to invent a newsletter from scratch. FlashIssue.com is a great platform that allows you to connect your blog and use your articles to build a newsletter. Provide Value. That is the wrong way to conduct email marketing. Takeaway.
Responsive Design is 2013?s Web Design Trend
MAY 3, 2013
In a May 2013 webinar, Peter Goodman, VP of Salesforce Marketing Cloud, discussed the current state of advertising in the social media space. He took a look at the major advertising platforms on the leading social networks. Goodman explained how social advertising is the hottest topic in advertising, forecasted to reach a $11 billion in the US by 2017, according to BIA/Kelsey in April 2013.
3 Social Media Lessons from Charlie Sheen
MARCH 7, 2011
Blog marketing Charlie Sheen Charlie Sheen Twitter charlie sheen ustream sheens kornerWhen talking about Charlie Sheen, you’re bound to have some supporters and some critics, but you will definitely not find somebody who is not quick to provide an opinion. From Entertainment Weekly to TMZ.com to Twitter, everybody just can’t get enough of Charlie Sheen. Conan has Andy.
Worst Blogs Online & Why Technorati Likes Them
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
There are good blogs, and there are bad blogs. In an ideal world, all the bad blogs would just go away and no one would ever read them, and all the good blogs – the ones with great design and even better content – would float to the top and thrive. And any blog, good or bad, has the same chance of making it onto the Technorati Top 100. Balloon Juice.
5 Proven Tactics To Get More Views on YouTube
JUNE 7, 2011
Try to write your description something like a blog post. So, you’ve uploaded videos to your YouTube account but it has literally no views! Or at least not the numbers you’d expect. Why is this? I’m sure that at some point along the way, you’re missing some of these pointers: Check them out: 1. Good Old Networking. Choose A Great Title For Your Videos. Act On Time & Be Consistent.
Two Examples of What NOT to Do When Asking Influential Bloggers For a Link
JULY 6, 2012
Editorial in-content links, the most valuable kind of links today, are impossible to get without contacting people; even if you have a few friends among influential bloggers in your niche that you can ask for a favor to guest post on their blog or just to insert an anchor text link to the existing post, eventually you will run out of them, and new backlinks will be waiting to be made.
Get Your Content Under Control
JUNE 3, 2011
Blog marketing SEO SEO companies internet marketing agency search engine optimizationInternet marketing statistics are sobering stuff. mean really sobering. Did you know anywhere up to 80% of your potential customers will be using the information they get from the web to decide whether or not they do business with you? Go ahead and see for yourself. …Online Marketing is Emperor.
How To Handle Negative Reviews
JANUARY 2, 2013
About the Author: @JulianaPayson is a content manager for InMotion Hosting who looks after their blog and newsletter for a 100k+ webmaster audience. SEO content has taken a slant towards opinions and reviews, giving writers a chance to raise their voice for profit. But writing reviews online is a tricky business. Here are some tips for better SEO reviews. Quarantine the Negative.
Startups To Watch in 2011
FEBRUARY 14, 2011
Recently, they’ve been on the lookout for bloggers to join them in keeping up with the latest news and “watercooler talk on their blog, and they’ve also hit close to 2 million impressions (or more since last I heard) for the month of January, so this submission site is definitely one to keep your eyes on. Rapportive Replaces Ads with Useful Info. Already sold? Tweet This!
How something like #NewTwitter can destroy the integrity of an innocent human being
OCTOBER 1, 2010
Marsy is the author of Giddy Fingers which is not only a blog but a secret weapon against stress, boredom, brittle nails and other conundrums. Then you’ll like this blog. Marsy, author of Giddy Fingers , presents you with a real life story. of how #NewTwitter almost ruined her life. I was a happy person back in 2008 when I didn’t have too. many things to think about. pondered….
9 Must-Have WordPress Plugins
OCTOBER 18, 2010
If you have a WordPress blog you understand the importance (and OCD habits) that come with picking the perfect plugins. WordPress Database Backup. I’ve had my blog for a few years now, which means it’s not only went through drastic changes (you might remember when it was more personal and had a lot of science and technology oriented stuff on it). No really, they do. Life saver. 2.
Who’s Looking at Your Product Page?
JULY 27, 2013
Things like frequency of postings and broken links are dead giveaways that the blog you are looking at is a fake. You could have the best product in the world but if no one is looking at it, what’s the point? This is a reality that you have to face if you want to make it as a business entrepreneur. If you’re honest with yourself, the answer is most likely “no.” Not to worry! Social Sharing.
4 Conferences for Social Media-Aware Business Owners
DECEMBER 12, 2012
Touted as the place “where content meets commerce,” the New Media Expo aims to help everyone in attendance to learn the best possible practices in taking their blog, business, or startup idea to the next level via social media. As if there were any other kind of business proprietor these days, check out these four conferences for social media-aware business owners: 1.
Give Energy to Your Blog Post Titles
MAY 12, 2011
Here are some good tips to give energy to your blog post titles. This relates back to making your blog post title “status update worthy. Blog marketing energy ratesGood bloggers write all of their post titles with high energy rates because they want their readers to engage with their content. boring) to potential readers. Relate to Your Readers.
6 Best Sites for Virtual Tour
JUNE 1, 2011
Katie is a travel and frugal writer who blogs for Sell My Timeshare , the regularly blog on traveling. Why settle for street view when, thanks to advancement in photography and stitching software you can now have the ability to get a panoramic view of your favorite city or place right at the comfort of your desk. But lest we forget, there may be some who just have a fear of heights.
How to Make Email Newsletters Better
JANUARY 21, 2013
This is the screenshot of my email newsletters signup form at my blog. I’ve been blogging since 2008 and it has always been there. You got a blog to run! Right-hand side. Around the middle of the page, on every page of the site. Today I wanted to share what I have learned on how to make email newsletters better. Use a RSS-to-Email Service. Use a Email Service. Takeaway.
Top 3 Employer Review Websites Of 2013
OCTOBER 8, 2013
The popular recruiter also mentioned in a blog post on the HR Capitalist that he conducted a search for an HR Vice President and each of the direct replies came from Indeed. Searching for a good employment position is no easy feat. There are several factors that come into play – such as the work/life balance, company culture, and benefits. Indeed. Air Force have over 1000 reviews.
Google: The search party is not over
AUGUST 20, 2010
For example, a person searching Australia will be given news, blog articles, Twitter updates, and information on hotels, shopping, and restaurants on a single page in the new era of search. [This is a guest post by Zachary Zawarski, a Google Apps Consultant , in response to Fortune Magazine's article Google: The search party is over.]. What are Google's problems you ask? Absolutely.
4 NFL NFC Western Division Apps for iPhones
OCTOBER 8, 2012
The blogs, the live news, stats, video and more fill you in on Cardinals football, Arizona style, like never before. The NFC West is gaining some respect these days. Its teams are on the ascension and those media-centric teams back east may not notice until they’ve let the playoffs get away from them. Football is followed passionately out on the left coast. 49ers Gameday Live. Louis Rams).
Open Source Web Management and Design Tools
AUGUST 25, 2010
There are several useful free and open source applications available for download that allow you to do everything from designing the graphics for your site to editing blog posts. – Blogging Software. Web-based blogging software is basically a CMS that is designed with blogging in mind. Special thanks to 34sp.com dedicated web hosting for their insight. PHP/SQL.
How To Launch and Maintain Successful Link Building
JANUARY 4, 2012
Blog Networks: Securing Links From Authoritative Websites. The in-content link of course, but that’s not really that important – above all else you need to focus on acquiring links from a diverse range of quality websites; blog networks can help you achieve this objective. However, this “advice” typically falls a bit short. Let’s Start With Two Simple Points. 1.