Make Your Online Content Sharable! Best Plugins & Widgets (Free)
JUNE 13, 2011
Sharing Content Social Media Marketing Tips Blogging Facebook Facebook sharing marketing for small business share buttons social media Social Media Management Tools Social Media Sharing Plugins Social Media Sharing Widgets Social Share Buttons TwitterFor an SMB, creating good, valuable content takes a lot of sweat, right? I know. So making this content SHARABLE is a must! I am surprised to find how many of my clients (and many companies) OVERLOOK this or just simply don’t think about this small basic concept when creating content! Its social media marketing.
Dr. Houzz Reveals a Widget-Flawed Google Algorithm
APRIL 7, 2014
On January 28th you may recall that I did a huge blog post on why I’m building a bigger link network. In that post I showed in great detail how Godaddy were utilising customers who are using their SSL services and getting top search rankings by adding anchor-text-rich backlinks in the widgets that clients place on their websites. Cigna, a Global Health Insurance company.
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The Way of the Web
NOVEMBER 23, 2011
Following the decision by Google to shutter Google Friend Connect , that widget will have disappeared, along with the 82 lovely people who chose to support the site via that method. Instead of Friend Connect, or reducing the sidebar to allow my site to load slightly more quickly, I’m conforming to blogging stereotypes and immediately filling the space with something else.
API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast
NOVEMBER 3, 2009
Episode 3 focusses on monetizing APIs and looking at revenue streams from widgets. Companies that open their business databases and stream that data out, can have an army of hundreds of thousands (mostly) unpaid developers creating Facebook apps, iPhone apps and blog widgets to help sell their products and services. Web 3.0 An overview of social media monetization revenues.
The Best Blogging Platform and Plugins
SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
Jeremy Whittaker , my Utah turned Germany friend, asks, “Could you give a rundown of the the best technologies for a corporate blog? I’m looking for the best platforms and plugins that make a blog rock.. If you’re curious about my personal Tumblr blog I mention, you can find it here ( Del Williams calls it food porn). Most commented widget. PostRank.
Facebook Connect Launches First Widget
Freelance Social Media
FEBRUARY 19, 2009
Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Facebook Connect Launches First Widget by cinta5 on February 19, 2009 “Today, we’re launching our first social widget for Facebook Connect, the Comments Box. About the author Jacinta wrote 70 articles on this blog. Media. Marketing.
8 Basic Yet Necessary Tools or Plugins for your Site
MARCH 29, 2011
First, let’s see how effective a good widget or app can be. If you’re looking for a way to have added functionality or control over your site, consider these: PayPal Donations Button : Mighty Widgets created this great little tool to make including a donation option on your website or social media page easy. This handy widget makes embedding a form simple and intuitive.
Spring Cleaning For Your Blog – How A Little Work Can Drive Search Engine And Social Media Traffic
MARCH 18, 2012
Just a heads-up…your blog may need some Spring cleaning, too. So in preparation for my blog Spring cleaning, I thought I’d put together a checklist of things that I want to do that would positively impact my SEO and I figured I’d share it in hopes that might help you out. WP-CleanFix is a great plugin that can help you do some Spring cleaning on your blog.
5 Things to Think About Before You Start a Blog
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
You’ve had it in the back of your mind for a while now, but you’ve realised the hour is right to take the plunge, and you want to start a blog. If creating a blog is something you’ve been thinking about but you haven’t known where to start, then these are some basics you could keep in mind to ensure you create a blog not only you love, but your readers will too.
GUEST POST: Vlog vs. Blog
MARCH 11, 2011
As I approach the 3 year anniversary of my first blog, Tidbits from The Marketing Nerd , I can definitely say the last 3 years have been a tremendous learning experience. I’ve tested my HTML skills, experimented with a number of new plug-ins, widgets, and tools to help improve or share my posts, and I’ve even changed my format three times. Guest post by Mark Juleen , V.P.
How to Turn Your Business Blog Readers Into Paying Customers
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
You started a blog for your business because you recognized the importance of content marketing. You know that businesses that blog get more traffic than those that don’t. You have to be able to leverage your blog content in a way that convinces readers to trust you and buy from you. Start with these five tactics you can use in your blog posts today.
20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog
MAY 10, 2011
The core of social media marketing efforts should be the corporate blog. Through a blog, marketers become publishers, providing their audience with relevant and valuable content. Corporate blogs can operate in a similar fashion, except that the sole sponsor or advertiser is the company itself. Feature a newsletter signup box prominently near the upper-right corner of your blog.
How to Convert Blog Visitors to Social Media Followers
JANUARY 3, 2017
It’s obvious that when you have more social media followers it will automatically result in more blog traffic as more people will reshare your posts and click on the links you share. Do you want to drive more blog traffic with social media? Would you like to convert blog visitors to social media followers? Set your blog’s tweet button to mention your handle.
8 Deep Questions to Define Your Blogging Strategy
JANUARY 17, 2014
The majority of blogs aren’t a success. Anyone can launch and maintain a legendary business blog, provided they have sufficient dedication and direction. An equally dangerous mistake is to start publishing without knowing exactly what we’re doing… The technical aspect of blogging is certainly important to your success. Blogging goals are like a roadmap.
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? A 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?
How I Set Up My WordPress Blog In 2 Hours
MARCH 16, 2011
But really, how many blogs does a gal need? If you and I talk regularly on Twitter, or Facebook… heck, even in the early days of WUL (and I have to stifle a giggle as I say that, because this blog is barely two years old!), So it’s probably high time that I started a food blog. With luscious ladles and aromatic herbs that would make you want to eat the blog!
How to Make Your WordPress Blog Mobile Friendly
MARCH 25, 2011
This is part of the Blogging for Grasshoppers series. If you talk to Howie Goldfarb anywhere – Twitter, here on his guest posts, or over at his own blog, you’ll know that he’s fixated on one thing. Howie really really really believes in blogs being mobile friendly. The header, widgets and so on made it look very cluttered. The font was tiny. Easy peasy.
Three Ways to Get the Most From Your Brand’s Blog
MAY 15, 2014
Whether you’re new to the blogging game or you’re simply wondering how to squeeze your blog for whatever value it can bring your organization, it’s no secret that there are about a million dos and don’ts when it comes to effectively harnessing your own little patch of online real estate. One excellent example of this is Havahart’s blog. Avoid Widget Overload.
How to Turn Your Business Blog Readers Into Paying Customers
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
You started a blog because you recognized the importance of content marketing. You know that businesses that blog get more traffic than those that don’t. You have to be able to leverage your blog content in a way that convinces readers to trust you and buy from you. Start with these five tactics you can use in your blog posts today. Blogging for Dollars
12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter
JANUARY 18, 2011
What this does is let you select a certain number of blogs from your blogroll, and only that number of blogs will be displayed. That is, assuming you want to display your archives, and I don’t know why you wouldn’t, since someone might want to search in them directly, not to mention it puts your blogging “history right out there. Let’s get to it.
How Commentluv Premium Promotes Your Blog
JANUARY 23, 2012
Metrics indicate many of my blog readers are also bloggers and tweeters. I want to help you attract more eyeballs to your blogs and enable other readers to follow your tweets. Additionally, I want to tell search engines that crawl my blog every day to see your links, and, further, contextually link up to three keywords that describe what your blog or website is about. Please continue reading How Commentluv Premium Promotes Your Blog and leave a comment if inspired. Related articles you may enjoy: How CommentLuv Promotes Your Blog. Photo by Edumigue.
70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog
DECEMBER 21, 2011
One question I get asked often is how to start a blog. While there are many platforms to choose from, I always suggest that if your purpose for blogging is anything related to branding, business, or making money online, then you want to go with WordPress on your own domain. Your first step to staring a blog on your own domain is choosing a domain name. BloggingKnowEm.
Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
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? WHSR Twitter Chat Recap: Blog Smarter and Stay Productive to Grow Traffic | Web Hosting Secret Revealed. Google to Penalise Widget Link Tactics | Search Engine Roundtable. Pro Blogging NewsI totally do!
90 Tips to Make Your Blog Rock
JANUARY 4, 2011
Jeffbullas's Blog Internet Marketing Home Bio Speaking Grade your Site Marketing Resources Twitter Jeff’s YouTube Contact Congratulations: You have successfully subscribed! Sometimes we need to find that inspiration to write that next post or optimize the blog so that maybe one day you will be able to monetize your expertise and content and retire to the Bahamas. s more.
The Full Blog Monetization Menu – 60+ Ways to Make Money With Your Blog
APRIL 23, 2015
You think about it all the time – how great it would be to make money from your blog. Making money from your blog is not something that happens by accident. Once you understand all of the possible ways to monetize your blog, it’s much easier to devise the right plan. Succeeding at Monetizing Your Blog. Use it as a guideline for your blog monetization plans.
What Type Of Content Should My Company Produce?
MARCH 5, 2011
My background in writing, journalism and some university broadcasting made me a prime candidate for Blogging, tweeting and audio Podcasting. Great content gets shared not because you have a widget that makes it easy to share, but because it's truly valuable. I've seen great curation happen on Blogs, in Podcasts and in email newsletters. widget. "What type of content should my company be producing?" " This seems to be one of the most frequently asked questions. Marketing and Publishing. The best content is not created by Marketers. Study publishing.
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.
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.
Four Blogging Tools to Make your Content Go Further
MAY 24, 2015
Use BuzzSumo to gain insights into what your competition is blogging about. The next time you’re brainstorming blog topics for your upcoming content cycle, try researching the topic you’re interested in via the BuzzSumo platform to see what other bloggers and content influencers have to say about it. Create ad tags, install the audience analytics beacon and search widget.
Blog Formatting: How to Make Your Readers Love Your Blog
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
Blogging has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially with businesses now utilizing this little Internet secret to bump up traffic to their websites. Nothing will stamp out that interest faster than a poorly formatted blog, though. Think about your own likes and dislikes when planning out your blog page. Don’t try to go over-the-top with your blog layout.
5 Reasons Why It is Hard to Make Money Blogging
JANUARY 11, 2012
There are literally tens of millions of blogs online and yet only the tiniest fraction of them really make their owners any significant income. In this article then we’re going to “devils advocate” and look at five reasons why it can be harder to make money blogging than with some other Internet business models. Not so for a blog though. Blogging
Your Epic End-of-Year Blog Audit Checklist: Where You’ve Been and Where You’re Headed!
DECEMBER 30, 2016
There’s not a single day left of 2016 to blog on! The best way to look over all you’ve done and gather your thoughts about where you’d rather be next year is to go through your blog and social media and audit your performance. How to Do an End-of-2016 Blog Audit. Overall, and for each category of your blog? Are there any widgets that need removing?
CommentLuv 2.9 – Guide for Blog Owners & Commenters
JUNE 8, 2011
This guide will cover what is new for both blog owners and blog commenters alike as well as how to install and configure this plugin on your WordPress blog. If you are new to CommentLuv, here is a breakdown how it benefits everyone involved with your blog. Benefits for Blog Owners. Benefits for Blog Commenters. Benefits for Blog Readers. Blogging
44 Blogging Questions and Answers
JANUARY 16, 2011
I would have to say that it was the fastest and hardest I’ve typed within one hour, but it was a great experience where I got to really learn a lot about what blogging questions people have today. Social Media Examiner’s Live Blogging Q&A. Question: I have a wordpress blog and am considering hosting it myself so that the site name looks more professional.
Blog Smarter: 5 WordPress Plugins to Help You Make Money From Your Blog
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
Why do we blog? I 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? Amazon Associate. Kontera.
6 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Blog
MAY 1, 2016
It was a little over two years ago when I first went online and bought my blog’s domain name. I probably read the entirety of the ProBlogger website in that time, as well as other web development blogs, cramming in as much knowledge as I could. My preparation was successful, launching my blog from the word go with 600 unique visitors per day (and sustaining those numbers).
How a Simple Productivity Tool Helped Create the World’s Best Marketing Blog
JANUARY 7, 2016
Today’s blog post will reveal my biggest goal for 2016, nine niche ideas with huge potential and the most effective productivity technique I’ve used over the last few years. Telling myself to work for “just 25 minutes” is far easier than sitting down and thinking “I have to write a blog post now.” BONUS Marketing Tip: Give Me a Widget! Nothing.
10 Simple Hacks That Will Increase Your Blog Traffic
JANUARY 12, 2015
Of course, you know that writing more blog posts will increase your blog traffic. If one blog post results in an average of 200 visits, then two blog posts should magically turn into 400 visits. What if there was a way to increase your blog traffic without creating more content? Just recently, we began publishing one less post per week on the CoSchedule blog.
“Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook
AUGUST 22, 2011
Home Buy Art Here Stormhoek Winer(y) Hughs Book Daily Cartoon Email About Contact/Connect Home Hugh MacLeod Cartoons drawn on the back of business cards August 19, 2011 (3 days ago) “Reclaim Blogging : Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook. Keeping up a decent blog that people actually want to take the time to read, that’s much harder. Great Blog! Exactly.
Official Google Docs Blog: Live blogging with Docs
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JULY 9, 2008
Live blogging with Docs. Posted by: Amit Agarwal , a professional technology blogger at Digital Inspiration and an exceptionally creative Docs user We were first introduced to Amit Agarwal when he sent us a video , detailing how to use Docs as an RSS feed reader (check out the accompanying and instructive blog post , as well). We watched the video, read his blog post, and were completely impressed. Create a new document in Google Docs and give it some descriptive name (like “Launch of Blue Widgets Version 2 ) - this will later become the title of our blog post.