How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts
FEBRUARY 17, 2014
Company blogs have become virtually essential, and very powerful, component of digital marketing. In addition to their SEO benefits and role in maximizing web presence for brands , blogs produce sales and leads. Which blog post promotion tactics are most effective? Is it still worthwhile to get listed in blog directories, and if so, which ones?
7 Insider Tips To Help You Get Noticed On Blog Directories
DECEMBER 14, 2013
Okay, so the honeymoon of Aunt Gracie reading your blog posts is over and you’re now looking to accelerate your blogging career. One way to gain visitors is to get noticed on blog directories. Photography, cooking, gardening, cycling, travelling, meditating and more, there are thousands of directories out there each catering to specific niches and interests.
100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog
OCTOBER 25, 2010
Over time, the top source of traffic for most blogs is search. But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. To give credit where it’s due, both the TopRank Online Marketing Blog and Robin Good have provided nice lists in the past, but as changes in the blog directory world can be challenging to keep pace with, both now include dead links and directories that have significantly changed their policies (e.g. Webbiquity B2B Marketing Blog). Blog URL (e.g., 100+ Blog Directories and RSS Submission Sites.
How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data
AUGUST 23, 2011
So where does blog traffic come from, and how does this change over time? Looking at data from the Webbiquity blog, several trends are apparent. This B2B blog isn’t necessarily representative of all blogs of course, but the trends likely aren’t much different for many business blogs. Search is the top source of traffic for most blogs over time.
9 Twitter Directories You Should Be Listed On | jasonyormark.com
DECEMBER 21, 2009
jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / 9 Twitter Directories You Should Be Listed On | Subcribe via RSS 9 Twitter Directories You Should Be Listed On December 21st, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share There are a variety of ways that you can build a strong following on Twitter, and one of those ways that is to take advantage of a few key Twitter directories that have established themselves quite well. By listing yourself on these directories, other users can find you if they are looking for like minded individuals.
6 Powerful Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Website
Small Business Mavericks
AUGUST 31, 2015
Guest blogging – You can tap into other sources of traffic by writing guest blog posts on blogs that reach the same audience you are trying to reach or that publish information similar to yours. Directories – Directories are still an important source of traffic for many websites. List your business in directories like Yelp and Angie’s List to get found by local people searching for you, and your customers can leave reviews of your business, which are important for generating more website traffic. What it Takes to Build Website Traffic.
30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources
MAY 14, 2013
Despite the occasional “death of blogging” pronouncements (often made, ironically, in blog posts), blogs remain the core of a robust social media strategy. The proliferation of themes, tools and plugins have transformed blogs from mere online text collections to powerful interactive, rich-media sites that can attract, engage and educate your potential buyers.
5 Visual Content Curation Ideas to Ramp Up Your Blog and Social Strategy
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
Social media and blogs require a certain frequency of posting to remain “viable” and effective. When searching for an image for a social media or blog post, search with emotive or action words instead of simply using keywords that you might use for SEO. 2. Curate GIFs from directories like GIPHY, GIF bin and apps like DrumUp. Guest Post by Jessica Davis.
How To Create A Successful Blog For A Business or E-Commerce Website
MARCH 23, 2015
Many business owners and e-commerce site operators overlook the power of blogging, mostly because the traffic isn’t directed to their product or services pages, so they wonder “why bother?”. Blogging can help you overcome those challenges. Consider these statistics: 57% of companies with a blog have acquired a customer through their blog. Promote your blog.
Social Media Network Marketing
AUGUST 29, 2007
Article directories have a big job—every day, thousands of authors and want-to-be authors submit their articles to these directories. Many of the articles that are submitted to these directories are not articles at all, but rather blurbs of nothingness with little content and usually lacking readability. The revenue from Adsense for the article directory Web sites can be substantial, but only if they have quality articles posted on their site and if they can get it up quickly. These types of articles are much more likely to get through onto the article directory.
Directory Submissions for Backlinks: Tips n’ Tricks to Get Some Love from Google
APRIL 20, 2010
Yet another proven method is to submit your website URL to web-directories with decent Google page rank, ex: Yahoo and D’moz. This latter (directory submissions) link building method is a painful and tedious process…best done manually! Don’t even think about paying someone to blast your website on tons of worthless directories programmatically.
Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog
NOVEMBER 21, 2011
Over the last decade, business blogs have gone from being a novelty to a leading-edge practice to an essential element for any company seeking to optimize its presence on the web. According to Small Business Trends and HubSpot , the percentage of businesses with blogs has increased from less than half in 2009 to nearly two out of three in 2011. Why are so many companies now embracing blogging? blog helps on all three fronts much more than a standard corporate website. Will the blog be part of your corporate site or have its own unique URL ? Location. Sassy?
Blog Authorship: Tools to Keep Your Blog Content Safe from Plagiarists and Duplication
JUNE 13, 2016
Blog Authorship: Keeping Your Blog Content Safe from Plagiarists and Duplication. Add your blog or website address, and a link to your LinkedIn profile. To block the bots, you can choose among the following steps: Use the robots.txt file to forbid bots from indexing a certain website directory. Allow: Lets a bot index a website or directory. your feed directory).
20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
As each year passes, blog marketing techniques evolve. If you’re a business, you may have the luxury of hiring an awesome Internet Marketing Company to keep up with the trends, but as individuals managing a blog for as a hobby or for profit, it’s up to you to not only maintain that blog but keep up with ways to increase traffic. Blog Platform. Enjoy! Content.
How to Make Better Visualizations for Your Blog
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
Do you ever run out of ways to promote your blog content? Let’s look at the type of visual content you can create for some of the more popular blog post types. Let’s say you sell electronics and have a blog post on the latest updates to iOS 8. For blog posts, your smartphone will capture good enough images. If so, then visual content may be the solution.
Best Link Building Strategies for Your Blog
OCTOBER 20, 2016
You have your blog up and running, now you need to start building links to it; what are the best strategies for that? We have some strategies to help you with good link building strategies to help you get the best links for your blog. Understanding blogs are tools. It is a common misconception that blogs are good for SEO. Why are links important? Conclusion.
5 Things Blogging Taught Me About Tweeting
OCTOBER 5, 2011
soon got sucked in to a fantastic environment of helpful and knowledgeable tweeps. I was blogging for a while before. When you start out Dino Dogan, a blogger I truly appreciate for his honesty in blogging, taught me that no matter what, replying to each and every comment is key. What blogging taught me right from the start was that I had to lose the self-centered attitude.
How to Grow Your Blog (the Right Way)
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
Ever wonder what makes one blog popular and another flop? Or why one blog builds a solid readership, while another struggles to find an audience? Starting a business blog isn’t easy. From content to promotion, creating a blog that gets noticed takes time. There are ways to grow a blog without scouring the web. How to Grow Your Blog (the Right Way). 1.
Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
My kind of undercurrent. I’d love to hear what changes you’re making, if you’re starting a blog , revamping a current one, branching out into online business or something else? I’m also keen to hear your input into our community discussion on what social platforms everyone uses and why. Simply Use a Directory Structure With Dates | Sistrix. Pro Blogging News
How to Build a Six-Figure Blog Without Anyone Knowing
MARCH 21, 2011
This guide is going to reveal the concept of Email Blogging, a strategy which I personally think is one of the easiest and most profitable ways to make money online. The idea behind Email Blogging actually came to me by mistake. Based on this, I came to the conclusion that… Blogging Sucks. even teach people how to become better bloggers, and make more money from blogging.
Don’t Let Hackers Crash Your Blogging Party
MAY 2, 2012
Are you a full-time blogger earning a living from your WordPress blogs or an aspiring Problogger with your first taste of the freedom that comes from blogging? However, there’s shockingly little on protecting your blogging nest egg. If you rely on income from blogging to support your family you need to secure your WordPress installations immediately. Blogging
Directory of All Things Twitter – Finally!
SEPTEMBER 30, 2009
Responses to “Directory of All Things Twitter – Finally! Oscar Del Santo´s last blog. Posted by Irene Koehler in Business , Social Media , Twitter on September 30, 2009 | 5 responses Twitter can be confusing, especially when you’re just getting started. The Twitter website itself is fairly simple. That’s about it. encourage you to take a look.
8 Tips for Successful Business Blogging
AUGUST 25, 2011
What is involved in having a successful business blog? This is a question that many companies both new and old often struggle with when deciding to start a blog. Blogging is not as easy as many think and, with all of the competition out there, it’s even harder to achieve true success. This also means that you’ll need to host your own blog. Features bloggingDesign.
Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers
NOVEMBER 29, 2010
have included many well known female influences as well as some that are just starting out but have a very promising future in the blogging world that I have come across online, found in other lists, connected with in forums like the Third Tribe and the BlogcastFM Green Room , or met at events such as Blog World Expo and Social Media AZ. Her blog, PR 2.0 Little List Analysis.
Connecting Bloggers and Businesses Through Guest Blogging with PostJoint
OCTOBER 25, 2012
There are lots of great guest blogging and blogger outreach networks available to bloggers who are looking for fresh content for their sites and businesses who want to connect with bloggers in their industry. You can get new content for your blog quickly and easily. Looking for a way to up the volume of content you post on your blog? Blogging BusinessTry It for Free.
Reasons to Love CommentLuv Blogs
JANUARY 6, 2010
CommentLuv blogs are blogs that allow commenters to leave behind not only the main link to their website, but also a link to their latest blog post as well below the main comment. They usually look something like this: Kikolani´s last blog. So why should you love CommentLuv blogs, and how do you get the most out of them as a commenter, blog owner, and blog reader?
Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010
JANUARY 3, 2011
How can you improve your blog’s position in search engines? Discover the answers to all of these questions and more here in the final selection of the best guides and tips for business blogging from the past year. Blogging Guides, Tips and Techniques. The Step-by-Step Guide to Guest Blogging by 2 Create a Website. Why Host a Blog on Your Corporate Website?
21 Sources For Blog Ideas
Small Business Mavericks
JULY 8, 2011
Where do you get your blog ideas ? There are plenty of places to go online to get ideas for your blog posts. No matter what industry or niche you serve, these 21 sources for blog post ideas are golden opportunities. Your RSS aggregator – Do you subscribe to the most popular blogs in your niche? Blog Catalog. simple encounter with the different or extraordinary can often be turned into a blog post. Your own blog’s comments – What questions are people asking? Article directories – Which articles are most popular?
WordPress Themes 101
AUGUST 15, 2013
Examples of widgets include the little boxes that display the last five blog topics or the most recent blog comments. Blog Social Media CNN Odesk Template tools WordPress WordPress Plugin Directory WordPress.com WordPress.org Entering the world of WordPress for the first time, you may feel like Dorothy walking through the farmhouse door into the colorful world of Oz.
Directory of Social Networks for Learning Professionals
Buzz Marketing for Technology
OCTOBER 11, 2008
LEARNING TOOLS DIRECTORY. DIRECTORY OF. DIRECTORY OF SOCIAL NETWORKS FOR. Directory of Social Networks for Learning. helpful, they can be blogs, podcasts, videos, zines, bookmarks, anything. Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies. Knowledge, Skills and Tools for the Learning 2.0 CONTACT. GUEST MAP. JANE HART. WRITING & SPEAKING. CONSULTANCY. LEARN TECH NEWS. LEARN TECH LIBRARY. 100 TOOLS. TOP 10 TOOLS LISTS. 25 TOOLS. NEW TOOLS FOR LEARNING CLUB. LEARNING PROFESSIONALS ON TWITTER. LEARNING PROFESSIONALS. SOCIAL LEARNING. iTOUCH LEARNING. Learn.
Blog Smarter: 5 WordPress Plugins to Help You Make Money From Your Blog
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
Why do we blog? have a blog like that; it’s simply a sounding board for me to jabber on about a particular hobby of mine which none of my friends take part in. But the main reason for blogging, I think, is to make some money out of it. Let’s face it, we all enjoy blogging and we all enjoy making money, so why not combine the two? Ad Rotator. Kontera.
Search Traffic Declining? You’re Not Alone (and What to Do About It)
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
” The Tutorspree blog offers another possible answer: Google is intentionally de-emphasizing organic results (free clicks) in favor of search advertising results (for which it gets paid). In early 2013, Google devalued general directory links for search rankings. Image credit: Young Digital Lab. It’s not quite clear why this is happening. And it’s not only Google.
7 Effective Ways to Market Your Business Blog
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
billion pages each month – and that’s just on WordPress-hosted blogs! Business blog marketing is a critical part of a modern content marketing strategy, and we’ve detailed 7 of the best ways to see better results here. In case you’re wondering there’s definitely a difference between business blog marketing and content distribution. image credit: FreeDigitalPhotos. 1.
Do the Math to Calculate the ROI of Business Blogs
Blue Focus Marketing
MARCH 13, 2012
According to Nielsen’s “The Social Media Report,” social networks and blogs are the top online destinations for Internet users, accounting for 23% of the time Americans spend online. With over 156 million published blogs , there is a tremendous churn. social media real estate I’d start with is a blog”. Marketing Your Blog is Critical to increase ROI. Blog Analytics.
5 Actionable Tips to Grow Your Blog’s Traffic
OCTOBER 31, 2013
People often speak in very broad terms when giving tips or suggestions to improve blog traffic. We may hear unspecified suggestions, such as: “be active on social networks” or “partner with other blogs” If you are attempting to launch a new blog it is likely to prove difficult and frustrating putting these things into practice, and all too often with limited success if not implemented properly. These steps below helped us grow our blog Man of Many from zero to over 100,000 page views in only three months. Images are vital to our blog.
65 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Blog
OCTOBER 15, 2011
Just because I manage to get 500 visitors a day from an article I submitted to article directories doesn’t mean you can get that much traffic doing the same thing. But the success of your article marketing campaign depends on many different things, like the number of articles you write, the number of article directories you submit to, the quality of your articles, how many articles a day you submit, and more. Turn your articles and blog posts into PDFs using free PDF converters like OpenOffice. Build a wiki page for your blog. Make a MySpace page for your blog.
How to Create a Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan for Your WordPress Blog
APRIL 20, 2016
backup and disaster recovery (BDR) plan lays out your strategy for dealing with any problem that could compromise your blog’s data, security information, and/or uptime. Any WordPress user knows that this site building and blogging platform has a number of quirks. Graphics, blog posts, eBooks, and articles are your intellectual property, and they define your brand. Backup Tools.
How to Back Up and Move a WordPress Blog
JUNE 22, 2012
Sometimes you’ll need to move your blog from one host to another. But if you’re ready to back up and move your blog, let’s do it. It’s best to move hosts during a quiet time of the week for your blog, which probably means over the weekend. Using your FTP program, log in to your old host and navigate to your wp-content directory. Making the move.
Why Blogs that Allow Guest Posts Will Be Penalized in 2013
FEBRUARY 14, 2013
Just as low-level article directories (ezinearticles, articlesbase, and others) got hurt by Google’s Panda Update in 2013, I predict that Google will hurt sites abusing guest blogging in 2013. I don’t feel guest blogging is bad, nor that all bloggers who do it will be penalized by Google. SEOMOZ.org allows guest blogging and their rankings increased during the Panda update.
Why Article Marketing Will Never Die
Small Business Mavericks
MARCH 4, 2011
The True Meaning Of Content » Why Article Marketing Will Never Die A couple of days ago I wrote about Google’s recent algorithm change and how it is beating down the article directories. What has changed is the face of article marketing. I’m not willing to say that article directories are dead. About Us What’s a Maverick? Since before the Internet, in fact. Not yet.