Anatomy Of A Blog Redesign: Meet The Standard WordPress Theme

Jason Yormark

I have to admit, I’m a WordPress theme junkie. I’m fascinated with the art of blog design, and I often find myself spending too much time browsing some of the industry leading WordPress theme sites. After a year of blogging, and watching the blogging landscape evolve, I felt the itch to update my look and feel again. However I wasn’t interested in shelling thousands of dollars on blog that doesn’t really drive any income for me.

What New Data Tells Us About Blog Advertising

Convince & Convert

The blogging space has grown to be a major part of online publishing with a huge following and audience. On WordPress blogs alone, over 409 million people view more than 20.4 A total of 34 advertiser categories represented nearly 800 sponsoring brands.

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Optimizing WordPress Excerpts for Maximum Clickability

Waxing UnLyrical

This is part of the Blogging for Grasshoppers series. As I’ve been paying more attention to blogging—not just the writing thereof, but the look and how the posts come across—one of the fields that I believe is little-used is the “excerpt&# field in one’s WordPress blog.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

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.

Time to Rethink Your Blog Strategy? Writing Epic, Incredible Blog Posts

Pam Moore

I recently saw a video and blog post from a leader in the social marketing space offering tips to generate new ideas for content blog writing. They went so far as instructing them how to leverage RSS feeds, do social listening and more to get ideas for new blog content.

Install Your First WordPress Plugin

ProBlogger

WordPress is a platform that’s rather easy to use, for the most part. As Matt Hooper explained earlier today, in his post What Your Need to Know Before You Start a WordPress Blog , no web development or programming skills are required. Install Your First WordPress Plugin.

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How to Select the Perfect WordPress Theme for Your Blog

ProBlogger

Selecting a WordPress theme is one of those tasks that seem fairly easy at first How hard can it be? You simply go to Google, type in “best free WordPress themes” and you’re good to go, right? Long story short, almost all free WordPress themes include some kind of strange code in their structures, usually in the footer section. I’m speaking as a WordPress developer. Nowadays, WordPress can successfully run almost any kind of website.

15 Most Stunning Free Responsive and Fullscreen WordPress Themes

Kikolani

Fullscreen WordPress theme is a modern way of creating alluring and visually-appealing blogs, sites and portfolio. If you are also looking for fantastic and eye-catching themes, then use the fully-responsive and Fullscreen WordPress themes for free.

3 Ways to Transform Your Blog Into a SEO Machine

Convince & Convert

While this may be perfectly fine for a family event or a toddler that doesn’t know the difference, who wants to put time and effort into a business blog if readers aren’t showing up? What are the most effective ways to get blog posts read? She blogs at [link].

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BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

Since the whole purpose of this blog is to share my thoughts and experiences, I thought it might be a good exercise to just dump out the items that come to mind first on certain topics. Don’t ignore blogging, tweeting and developing content for YouTube.

4 WordPress Alternatives: the What, Where, and Why

ProBlogger

As bloggers, we’re all familiar with WordPress, whether as a self-hosted setup, or via WordPress.com. If you do a Google search for “ blogging software ,” WordPress will likely be among the first results you’ll see. about to rebuild or redesign your blog.

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Blog Smarter: 9 Ways to Make Money from WordPress … Without Having a Blog

ProBlogger

The Internet is flooded with too many blogs. There are now millions of blogs. Advertising rates are scraping so low, they’re now digging beneath the bottom. Yet, using a blog to monetize your audience through quality content marketing, audience engagement, and relationship building is a slow burn at best. You can still make a great living with WordPress. And the best part is, you don’t even have to have a blog. Every blog needs a theme—no exceptions!

96 Free Professional Blog Topics

Geoff Livingston

There is no need for attribution or credit if you decide to use one of these questions; again answering the question makes the blog topic your own unique thesis. What’s the right mix of online promotion between email, advertising, social media and SEO? Image by HansKristian.

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How to Promote Your Blog in 8 Seriously Easy Steps

agora pulse

Are you missing opportunities to promote your blog? When I first started blogging I’d spend hours writing the perfect post, share it out on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and then move on to the next one. Step 1: Write three blog headlines.

How to Create Your Ultimate Blogging Calendar

Katie Lance

You know you should probably blog or create content and you agree that it sounds like a good idea, but this is where you get stuck… You get stuck in making it happen week after week. Here is why: Creating a blog calendar makes blogging a priority and a habit.

6 Essential Split Tests for WordPress Users with Nelio A/B Testing

Kikolani

Nelio A/B Testing is a split testing tool made for WordPress. It makes it easy to test critical elements of your WordPress website that either guide your visitors where you want them to go. Essential Split Tests for WordPress Websites.

22 Exceptional Business Blogging Guides, Tips & Tactics

Webbiquity SMM

A well-written and consistently updates business blog is a vital core element of a successful content marketing program. As noted below, blogs are among the most effective tools for increasing website traffic, generating leads, and acquiring customers. Six Blogging Strategy Guides.

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

As each year passes, blog marketing techniques evolve. I receive a lot of questions on a regular basis about blogging, online marketing, and traffic generation, so I thought I would share my answers in this post. Blog Platform. Comments are the life of your blogging community.

Facebook: The Lowdown on Advertising, and What We’ve Found Works Really Well

ProBlogger

Often when I float the idea of advertising amongst my blogging colleagues (including Darren) I get looks of skepticism, dismissal, and that blank empty stare of disinterest. You’ll never ever hear from me that advertising is a replacement for your content.

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Facebook: The Lowdown on Advertising, and What We’ve Found Works Really Well

ProBlogger

Often when I float the idea of advertising amongst my blogging colleagues (including Darren) I get looks of skepticism, dismissal, and that blank empty stare of disinterest. You’ll never ever hear from me that advertising is a replacement for your content.

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10 Free Blogging eBooks That Should Be Paid

Kikolani

In fact, there are many that give us good tips, advice and knowledge about blogging. Whether it is as a business or a personal project, you can improve your blog using these ten ebooks about blogging that are free, but shouldn’t be. Guest Blogging eBook. Blogging

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How To Advertise Online For Your Small Business

Small Business Mavericks

In the business world, advertising is everything when it comes to keeping a business going. Yes, large corporate companies advertise all the time and spend large amounts of money to do so. That does not mean you should ignore advertising altogether. Advancing technology is where advertising lies right now. Start a free blog about your business. You can post your blog to several websites that will send your blog to many areas of the internet.

TOP 15 Augmented Reality Blogs

Social Media Citizens

Previous Entry: TFM&A starts tomorrow Next Entry: Extremely funny social media roundup by Marcus Brown Posted in Augmented Reality (AR) Tags: ar ar top blogs Augmented Reality (AR) augmented reality top blogs social media citizens You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0

Conversion Rate Optimization – 20 Factors Impacting Your Sales and ROI

Pam Moore

CRO also requires knowledge of how to properly build a website, blog, landing page. If you would like to learn more about conversion rate optimization as well as the factors impacting conversion rate for your business, you have landed on the right blog post and podcast today!

How to Build a Six-Figure Blog Without Anyone Knowing

Viper Chill

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. That’s where Email Blogging comes in.

90 Tips to Make Your Blog Rock

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Jeffbullas's Blog Internet Marketing Home Bio Speaking Grade your Site Marketing Resources Twitter Jeff’s YouTube Contact Congratulations: You have successfully subscribed! 90 Tips To Make Your Blog Rock 1. Develop a series of how to blog posts 13.

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65 Terrific Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

The History of WordPress. Advertising Analytics Blogging Branding Demographics Facebook Infographic Marketing Metrics Reputation Social Marketing Social Media Social Networking Twitter Information graphics

11 Tools For Creating a Money Making Blog

Kikolani

Do you have an existing blog that you would like to monetize, or would you like to start blogging and making money at the same time? Blogging is an excellent way to share your thoughts, experiences, and expertise with a wide audience. Blogging apps blog money making tips

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44 Blogging Questions and Answers

Kikolani

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. Blogging During the Holidays.

6 Websites That Deserve Your Attention

Twist Image

What is a Blog? News websites now run on WordPress while Blogs tend to look a lot like news websites these days. Since their recent redesign, AdWeek has been chock full of advertising and marketing goodness. While this should be considered an art Blog, there are countless lessons about Marketing from within their posts. The New York Times - Media & Advertising. advertising. art blog. wordpress. I have no idea anymore.

How to Make Money Online Through Blogging and Writing

Kikolani

If you are a blogger trying to make money online and the recommended powerful ways to make money with advertising, affiliate marketing, and creating products is not working out for you, then you need to focus on doing something you’re already probably good at – creating content. Writing is my number one source of income that has been a result of my blogging activities. The following are my tips for getting a paid contributor spot on a great blog. Blogging Writin

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Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

So without further ado, here are the fearless females in blogging, organized alphabetically by first name (as a few in the list go by pen name or don’t publicize their last name). Her blog, Web Content Curator , covers blogging, book reviews, social media, and more.

How to Get 40,000 Readers Without Guest Blogging

Kikolani

Not only that, this new blog isn’t about marketing, blogging, or making money online! Only a few months ago, I started my recent project, an electronic music blog by the name of Sophistefunk. And I did it without a single guest post about this blog! But first, let me address why I didn’t use guest posting for this new blog… Seriously, Why No Guest Posts? I used email as the absolute backbone for grabbing attention for my blog.

The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

This is an important blog post, because it makes a prediction. A prediction about the future of blogging; a platform actively used by over 181 million people (Nielsen data for October 2011). What Steve Kamb did to build a six-figure blog in the overly saturated health niche.

How to Get Traction with Your New Blog

ProBlogger

You’ve been tossing up the idea of starting a new blog for ages now. You read blogs, you love the idea of blogging, you may even want to earn some extra cash on the side, and you’ve thought “I could totally do that!” How to get traction with your new blog.

Nielsen Report: Blogs Still on the Rise | ClickZ

www.clickz.com

Nielsen Report: Blogs Still on the Rise. Everyday humans are churning out more content than ever, and blogging remains an important avenue for consumer expression, according to an NM Incite report published today. Consumer-generated blogs have continued a strong upward trend since the company began tracking them in 2006, according to the U.S. While Facebook continues to be the social media juggernaut, dont count blogging out. ); //. Marketing News & Expert Advice.

Why You Should Start a Blog in the New Year

ProBlogger

If you’re one of the millions of people thinking about starting a blog this year, well you’ve come to the right place! People start blogs for so many different reasons (and often continue them for others entirely!). Why You Should Start a Blog in the New Year.

13 Ways for Bloggers to Make Money with Advertising

ProBlogger

I’ve had a few people ask for clarification around the Advertising section, and what all the options there mean. If you operate in a niche where people are buying and selling products or there are jobs that people want to advertise this can be a nice source of income. You need to be able to attract both advertisers and those they want to see the ads to make it work, though—so you need traffic and profile. Newsletter advertising. Video advertising.

Four Blogging Tools to Make your Content Go Further

ProBlogger

Let’s say we are searching for a particular infographic about, say, Digital Advertising. All you have to do is type Digital Advertising into the search box, hit Enter, and Visual.ly will bring up a list of visualizations tagged with the keyword Digital Advertising.

The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Showcase reviews: ArCompany, Blogging Wizard, BuzzBlogger, Catherine Pham/SlideShare, Express Writers, iag.Me (Social), Katie Lance, MarketingLand, Rebekah Radice, SnapApp, Visually. Supports Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and social media advertising. ” — StoreYa Blog.