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The Complete Bloggers’ Guide to Web Hosting


Blog hosting can be a confusing thing to navigate , particularly if you’re new to the blogging game or just striking out with your own domain. If you look at WordPress’ previous official web hosting company recommendations, there are three hosting companies suggested – DreamHost, Laughing Squid , and BlueHost. What makes a good web host? Do hosting reviews matter?

Blogger Outreach: Three Steps to a Successful Program

Spin Sucks

A couple of months ago  Vocus hosted a really interesting event. Going through the list of questions, there were a lot around finding the right bloggers to pitch for your product or service. Finding the Right Bloggers. There are multiple tools you can use to find the right bloggers to pitch: Vocus (paid). Taking five bloggers at a time, I would begin to read their blogs.

Top tips for bloggers and brands

Sherrilynne Starkie

Bloggers too, are being taken seriously as true influencers by marketers and are being courted by brands and the PR agencies that represent them. Here are some tips for new bloggers to help get the best out of brand relationships: Seattle-area Blogger Meetup Group Photo (2) (Photo credit: Chris Pirillo). Should the blogger tweet throughout the event? Related articles.

6 Tips for Hosting an Interview Series on Your Blog


Recently, Darren even  shared a few tips on how to get high-profile bloggers to agree to be interviewed for your site. Six Tips for Hosting an Interview Series. Use social media to crowdsource questions or host a live Q & A session with the interviewee. Have you had success with hosting interviews on your blog? Tips for Hosting an Interview Series on Your Blog.

Why Host a Blog on Your Corporate Website?

› Home › Column › Search › SEO Why Host a Blog on Your Corporate Website? For example, if you’re searching “ how to know if you need an ac repair company ,” you most likely wouldn’t find this type of content on a corporate website. Thought leadership is a good thing. Links Let’s be real. What do people like to link to?

Roadmap to a Bloggers’ Roundtable

Spin Sucks

Bloggers’ roundtables have been around for a while. Here, then: The what, why, and how of a bloggers’ roundtable. What is a bloggers’ roundtable ? Instead of standing at a podium, the speakers sit by a speakerphone, while the audience—the bloggers—dial into a conference line. When is a bloggers’ roundtable useful ? Technically, it’s a conference call.

Pinterest Basics for Bloggers


For example, if I see a pretty wedding dress, I will pin it to my “wedding ideas” board, which is full of images of my favorite wedding-related ideas gathered from various websites. Bloggers can make use of these “clickthrough images” to attract more people to our blogs. Take my favorite chocolate bars, for example: I saw this yummy Snickers bars under the “Food & Drink” category.

5 Ways Bloggers and Content Creators Could Use Anchor


For those of you who have not seen it here’s an example of an update I created on it earlier in the week: The idea is that one person records a short audio clip (under 2 minutes) on their smart phone (iPhone only I think at the moment) and posts it for others to hear. The post 5 Ways Bloggers and Content Creators Could Use Anchor appeared first on ProBlogger. Mini Podcast.

Google Hangouts: Turning Bloggers into Broadcasters


Google+ has allowed bloggers to become broadcasters , adding a visual component to each blog post, and all you need to become a “Blogcaster” is a webcam, an internet connection, and Google+. Search that hashtag for examples of how we promoted that event. So what would you talk about when you host a Hangout? Google Hangouts: Turning Bloggers into Broadcasters.

Influencer Relations: Tips to Extend Your Current Campaigns

Spin Sucks

By Gini Dietrich Last week we hosted a very successful webinar with Andy Crestodina. Influencers on Social Media To continue the theme I started on Tuesday with how to gain more traction for our PR metrics posts , I’ll use that as the example here. It also gives me the blogger’s visibility and engagement scores. On Feedly , create a list of bloggers to watch.

HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers


HootSuite offers many great features that can aid bloggers in managing their Twitter accounts for blogging uses including promotion, monitoring, keyword tracking, reputation management and more. Are you on a contributor on a multi-author blog, such as Famous Bloggers ? Simple On-Page Tag Optimization for Bloggers. Accessibility. Manage Multiple Accounts for Multiple Blogs.

As a Blogger on The Global Internet, What Laws in the World Apply to You?


Your domain name is hosted with GoDaddy in Delaware in the United States, your website content is hosted with a local provider. You might also have advertising, affiliate agreements, use a hosted online store, or have a drop ship arrangement out of Asia. Another way to reduce your risk is to consider local registration and hosting. Hosting and CRMs. Blog Content.

Real-Time News Curation - Types And Real-World Examples

Print this article Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 3: Types And Real-World Examples Whats more important? So this is by no means an attempt to rank or highlight the best out there, but only a dutiful report of what I have found during my investigation and I am very eager to discover more great examples to expand this collection. Types of Curation 1. magazine in 2006.

5,867 Words on Becoming a Conversion Machine: A Guide for Bloggers

Viper Chill

Blogs take a long time to build, since they’re very much relationship focused, and just relying on RSS – like most bloggers do – sets you on a horrible path when it comes to converting readers into buyers. For example, they have the ability to easily show an RSS box or a category specific opt-in form which can convert readers much better. The aim of my New? eBooks.

Why Become a Web Hosting Reseller?


Web hosting reselling entails renting a server from another web hosting company and leasing out bandwidth, hard disk space, and processing power to other customers at a lower rate. In turn, you can place ads on the websites of people you host on your private server. Hosting Reselling Can Be Difficult. Tags: Web Hosting Why Become a Web Hosting Reseller?

Is Blogger Copyright Dead?


There seems to be a growing sense of despondency among bloggers either overwhelmed by the amount of content ripping, or so used to seeing it that they begin to question their understanding of the concept. Then I’ll outline what bloggers should do if they find their rights have been infringed. Explain that you’ll contact their host if the content remains online.

What New Data Tells Us About Blog Advertising

Convince & Convert

With Blogger and Tumblr, the total audience is much larger. Advertisers have partnered with bloggers for years, particularly in the women’s lifestyle space, because of the highly targeted and desirable audience (women 18-34), the association with premium content, and high social engagement. Brands of Every Industry Are seeking Out Top Lifestyle Bloggers. The Takeaways.

Essential HTML for Bloggers Part 1


So in this two-part series, using the WordPress visual editor, I’m going to take you through a HTML for Bloggers Introductory Course. Like all good bloggers and journalists, we don’t just write our own thoughts or link to others articles and thoughts. The example in the image above would be created as follows: <blockquote>Please expand on your answer to Q1. Formatting.

The Post Your Fellow Bloggers Don’t Want You to Read

Viper Chill

Your fellow blogger does not want you to see this because these simple tactics are guaranteed to help you make more money from blogging, and (possibly) reduce the potential income they can make themselves. And then bloggers look at how they can make money with products as well. If you had a freebie about gardening, for example, then create a product around that. that we evolve.

Getty Images vs Creative Commons and Privacy: What Bloggers Need to Know


Getty Images recently announced a  new image embed feature  that allows bloggers (and others) to access and use their vast library of images for non-commercial purposes. That connection is between the embedding site, their reader and the third-party host. Getty Images vs Creative Commons and Privacy: What Bloggers Need to Know. How easy is it really over all though? General

8 Data KPIs Every Blogger Should be Using to Grow Their Blog


In this post, I cover eight different key performance indicators that every blogger should be tracking, and how each of these metrics can be used to grow a blog over time. 1. The reason I specifically focus on this channel is because I believe it is the one metric early stage bloggers should try and improve aggressively. Purchases of a product which is hosted outside of your website.

7 Habits of Professional Bloggers


These are seven habits which top bloggers share. As I’ve met more and more great bloggers, I’ve been struck how much they invest in learning. While you might not be making much money to start with, you should aim to make enough to invest in some learning materials—and to cover your hosting, domain name registration, and other blogging expenses. If your hosting and other expenses mean that your blog’s currently running at a loss, find one simple way to monetize it. Professional bloggers post consistently—whether that means once a week or three times a day.

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40 Bloggers to Watch in 2011


Welcome to the 2011 list of bloggers to watch. A few caveats before we launch into the list: This is my own list of the people I’m watching. I was approached to do this list because of my work as a professional connector. It was where thousands of the world’s best bloggers met to network and learn. Jordan Cooper is a blogger that I highly respect. Discovered at BlogWorld.

How to Reach Out to Bloggers

Home About Speaking Newsletters Contact Best Of Work With Me How to Reach Out to Bloggers January 7, 2010 View Comments New here? Are you hoping to connect with bloggers and get the word out about your product or service? Do Your Homework All bloggers aren’t the same. Bloggers can be fickle and often work to the beat of their own drum. I get dozens of pitches a day.

Beginner Week: We Asked Veteran Bloggers to Reflect on Mistakes Made in Their Early Days


During Beginner Week, we checked back in with some bloggers who blundered with the best of us, only to come out the other side stronger and smarter than ever. We begin with some of Australia’s best bloggers: Caitlin – Mother Down Under // Nikki – Styling You // Christina – Hair Romance // Sarah – A Beach Cottage // Matt – Dad Down Under. General

49% of the world’s top 100 blogs are using WordPress

The Way of the Web

You can debate whether Technorati is still a decent ranking system, and it doesn’t include 8 sites for which information wasn’t available, but 40% of the sites with available information are on self-hosted WordPress (with 9% on’s hosted alternative). Blogging open source wordpress domain names platforms setup wordpress hostingBuffer.

Top Takeaways for Bloggers from the International Food Blogger Conference 2015


Each year, the International Food Blogger Conference brings together USA-based and foreign food bloggers under the same roof. The opening night reception and gift suite, the wine reception on Saturday followed by the culinary fair, and two breakfast sessions hosted by two sponsors, it was indeed a show for those who are in the food business. Are you a food blogger?

Bloggers, Think for Yourselves: Reject the SEO Rumor-Mongers!


This is a perfect example of a reactionary, irrational response on both sides of the aisle. In order to appease bloggers, panic-stricken lemmings of the SEO world have recently been purporting the value of “link earning” rather than link building. Google knows this; bloggers should know this as well. Bloggers, Think for Yourselves: Reject the SEO Rumor-Mongers! Spammer!

Top 20 iPhone Apps for Bloggers


Just recently, the app was updated to version 8, bringing one essential feature suited for mobile bloggers: the ability to post photos that you’ve taken using your iPhone’s camera. Literature on being a successful blogger will always tell you to be organized with your thoughts and to keep notes for your ideas. PayPal is a must-have for bloggers and online entrepreneurs. mean, being a blogger, I’m sure you do a lot of web surfing using your iPhone. If PayPal is the official financial service of bloggers, Twitter is the official microblogging service.

15 Blogger Resources Not Previously Featured on ProBlogger


This is a guest post by the creators of the new site Bloggers’ Domain: 369 (and counting) blog tips, tools and resources. One of the most exciting things about being a blogger is finding new ways to improve your blogging experience. And getting to know your readers and fellow bloggers IRL (in real life) is a highly rewarding experience. tool designed for blogger outreach.

How to Back Up and Move a WordPress Blog


Sometimes you’ll need to move your blog from one host to another. Before trying the DIY method, it’s worth checking to see whether your new hosting company offers a site transfer service for new customers. If you just need to learn how to make a simple backup of your posts, and don’t need to move hosts, take a look at this ProBlogger post. Making the move.

SoundCloud: for Bloggers, Not Just Musicians


know Carol advises against using a hosted service for your podcasts, but after listening to this podcast on—and about—SoundCloud , I began to wonder about the hidden benefits of using a service like this. This podcast really reminded me of what we bloggers know only too well: online services that make technical tasks easy really do reduce barriers to entry. Why give it a try? Simple.

Customer Service: Contrasting Examples

The Marketing Blog

April 25, 2008.5:51 am Customer Service: Contrasting Examples Jump to Comments Fed up with my usb-internet device , I’ve been trying to connect with the customer care executives of the company behind it. Reply Becky Carroll April 29, 2008 at 2:57 pm Daksh, two great examples – and thanks for including Customers Rock! FreshBooks is leading by example for many others Reply Saul Colt April 25, 2008 at 1:49 pm Hi Daksh, Thanks for including us (FreshBooks) in this great post! guess, it's an entrepreneur/ blogger fav topic to blog when starts a startup.

How to Avoid Legal Trouble, Income Tax Fines, and Penalties as a Blogger


These are some of the most financially impactful in terms of fines, penalties, liability exposure, and money left on the table, yet they’re ones that are most commonly overlooked by bloggers and internet marketers. For example, when you claim a $600 business deduction, that is $600 less the government can tax you with. For example, if you made $40,000 working in a job and lost $2,000 in your online business due to expenses such as paying someone to design a website, domain, hosting, email newsletters, etc., This guest post is by Sunil of Extra Money Blog.

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Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This blog is not hosted by Blogger and has not been checked for spam, viruses and other forms of malware. Push-Button Publishing You're about to be redirected The blog that used to be here is now at [link] Do you wish to be redirected? Yes No Home | Features | About | Buzz | Help | Discuss | Language | Developers | Gear Terms of Service | Privacy | Content Policy | Copyright © 1999 – 2010 Google

Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This blog is not hosted by Blogger and has not been checked for spam, viruses and other forms of malware. Push-Button Publishing You're about to be redirected The blog that used to be here is now at [link] Do you wish to be redirected? Yes No Home | Features | About | Buzz | Help | Discuss | Language | Developers | Gear Terms of Service | Privacy | Content Policy | Copyright © 1999 – 2010 Google

Seven Traffic Techniques for Bloggers—and Metrics to Measure Them


Over the last couple of months here at, we’ve taken a tour of the traffic techniques that are essential to bloggers. While not all bloggers use or focus on all techniques, the ones we’ve covered probably make up the core traffic tools used by bloggers today: Image courtesy stock.xchng user angel_ruiz. search engine optimization. content marketing.

Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide Written by Glen, this post has 83 Comments Many bloggers end up having a love-hate relationship with StumbleUpon. have had a site up for a couple of years which is a blogger blog, and a purchased domain. pages. Crazy.

What I Learned From Liars and Journalists, and How it Made Me a Better Blogger


Trust Me, I’m Lying – Confessions of a Media Manipulator is the title of Ryan Holiday’s new book about the tactics cutting-edge bloggers use to drive hundreds of thousands of viewers to their blogs, seven days a week, 365 days a year. And how can you, the blogger, use old-school journalistic tactics and a bit of sensationalism to draw traffic to the valuable content of your blog?

The Benefits of Being a Transparent Blogger [Case Study]


One of the most successful bloggers online right now is also one of the most transparent. Pat’s not the only one—there are plenty of other bloggers who do the same thing. Transparent bloggers are open about who they are, what they do, and even how much they make. There are very few successful bloggers that have managed to remain anonymous online. For example, you disclose that you have affiliate links and sponsors and you even discuss your own personal experiences using them. plan of action for shy bloggers. You probably know him as Pat.