Do You Read Blogs in 2018?

Ari Herzog

This is my first blog post of 2018. Are you still reading blogs? I started blogging in 2004; and I launched this blog in 2007. Beginning in 2009 and several times since, I invited my blog readers to delurk and add a comment. Blog News

Blogging Upstream

Waxing UnLyrical

Tootzypop , the lifestyle blog I founded for savvy women over 40 , is no exception. In women’s online media, the formula is one part fashion and beauty, one part yoga and fitness, one part recipe swap, a ginormous dose of mommy blogging; mix and cover with a thick frosting of e-shopping.

Activism Through Blogging

Ari Herzog

” Looking back over 1,700 blog posts spanning the past 10 years, I’ve written my share of controversial issues. My activism is not limited to blogging. I’ll blog on these pages when inspired to share commentary. Please sign up to receive blog posts by email.

How To Create A Political Management Blog

The Realtime Report

How To Create A Political Management Blog. Starting a running blog that covers politics and political management will enable you to get to know the candidates that you favor, learn more about the different political parties, and even gain experience in running your own political campaign.

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6 Advanced Blogging Tools That Will Boost Your Blog Results

Socially Sorted

If you’ve been blogging for a little while it’s time to step things up with advanced blogging tools. In this post I show you why you should consider stepping your blog up a little, and the 6 tools that will help. Blogging Social Media Strategy Tools

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Challenge to Increase Blog Visitors

Ari Herzog

Google Analytics tells me that 538 visitors came to my blog in July 2015, spending an abysmal 32 seconds here and causing the bounce rate to jump to 77 percent. Here’s to blogging! Related Stories Who You Are Hello 2015, Goodbye Comments No More: Daily Blogging.

Why I Blog – and Happy 10th Birthday

Ari Herzog

May 2017 marks the 10th birthday of my blog! You can visit the archive and read my initial blog posts about apartment life, later posts about digital marketing, and ultimately about minimalism and productivity. Over the years, I blogged about him many times. Blog News

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Monday Roundup: Get Started With Blogging

Waxing UnLyrical

Maybe you’re even planning to get started with blogging? On January 10th, this blog turns seven. Getting started on blogging can be daunting, but IMHO is worth it. I’ve heard from quite a few of you who want to make blogging a priority this year.

Why I Blog – and Happy 10th Birthday

Ari Herzog

May 2017 marks the 10th birthday of my blog! You can visit the archive and read my initial blog posts about apartment life, later posts about digital marketing, and ultimately about minimalism and productivity. Over the years, I blogged about him many times. Blog News

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120 Marketing Tactics for Blogs


Part of a good content marketing strategy, blogging helps you position yourself as an expert in your area. . Successful blogs play a pivotal role in delivering your brand message, and help drive sales without using traditional hard-sell tactics. 5 steps for creating a successful blog.

No More: Daily Blogging

Ari Herzog

But when I look back over the past year and count the number of times I blogged, I cringe at the single digits. I do intend to blog more regularly. P.S. Dedicated readers may notice my blog is in its own subdirectory at Blog News Productivity blogging

Monday Roundup: Blogging

Waxing UnLyrical

Blogging is a great way to start conversations, share ideas, and build your online community. Whether through guest posts or original content on your own site, blogging can help your brand gain traction (I mean, just look at me!). Blogging for Profit? Blogging Upstream.

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16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

This final installment covers some fascinating though sometimes contradictory and confusing stats about business blogging and the value of marketing. For example, what percentage of businesses maintain company blogs? 9 Business Blogging Stats and Facts.

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5 Questions To Help You Write Better Blog Content


Every author who creates or manages a blog has heard the saying: “Content is king!” ” That’s probably because every marketer You're reading 5 Questions To Help You Write Better Blog Content , originally posted on Kikolani , authored and copyrighted by James Lang.

Blog Crash!

PWB Marketing Blog

A few weeks back – probably a few more than I care to admit – We had an error with our blog. Specifically I couldn’t access the blog. I was told that our blog posts my still be retrievable but that I shouldn’t hold my breath.

Five Ways to Draw Traffic to a Blog Post

Webbiquity SMM

As buyers spend more time with online articles, blog posts and reviews, and rely less on advertising for product information , companies have quickly caught onto the fact that they need great content to attract new customers and retain their current ones. Guest post by Kylie Ora Lobel.

The Blogs You Read

Ari Herzog

I am looking for a few good blogs that I can start reading and sharing. If you like reading my blog then chances are there are other blogs you like reading too — and I want to know what they are and where they exist. Blogs that you like.

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.

Is Your Blog On LinkedIn?

Small Business Mavericks

By this time, I hope you have been convinced that adding a blog to your site has great potential for enhancing your marketing efforts, adding to your site’s authority, and increasing your audience. But where is your blog being seen? Business2Community & ask a good question: “ Should You Be Blogging On LinkedIn? But why would your blog be a good idea to post on this site? You invest time and money into the content on your blog.

2017 Best Blog Posts from Socially Sorted

Socially Sorted

It’s that time of the year when we share my 2017 Best Blog Posts from Socially Sorted. The post 2017 Best Blog Posts from Socially Sorted appeared first on Socially Sorted. Blogging Social Media Strategy Tools Blog Engagement visual content

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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.

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Why Not Blog Marketing?

Small Business Mavericks

It seems that neither marketers no ad agencies have increased their value on blog content since 2009. I think blogging can be more effective than online advertising at a much less expensive cost, but that’s just me. The big question is, Why is it that after 3 years there was a 1% drop in interest among both marketers and ad agencies in blog content production? Plus, if your company has a blog, then you also have an asset that you can use to make social connections.

Blog Redundancy

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Social Media Blog Regurgitation by Justin on August 29, 2010 I’ve struggled lately coming up with blog posts. However, I think social media blogs can be redundant.

How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

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?

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Top Blog Posts of 2013

Ari Herzog

You are reading the 45th blog post of 2013. Why I Blog. Nearly 80,000 people visited my blog all year. If you were inspired, please add a comment and sign up to receive blog posts by email. Blog News blogging

Ultimate Blogging Planner for 2018

The Social Media Hat

Make 2018 an incredible year for your blog This is a beautifully designed printable planner that includes 41 worksheets in all, plus additional assets, plus bonuses!


WordPress Hack Directed Blogs

Small Business Mavericks

If you read the news about a recent WordPress hacker who targeted a massive number of WordPress blogs, relax. The former hosts blogs much like However, that doesn’t mean your WordPress blog can’t be hacked. There are too many to recommend here now, but know that you can increase your WordPress blog’s security in a number of ways. If you’re worried that your WordPress blog might be vulnerable to attack, don’t panic.

13 Great Guides to Growing Your Blog Audience

Webbiquity SMM

You’ve put extensive effort into your business blog design, content strategy, research, and execution. Why isn’t your blog attracting a higher level of traffic? Business Blogging: Five Reasons You Have No Readers by Spin Sucks.

15 Blog Headlines That Don’t Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

If you came here looking for 15 blog headlines that don’t suck… you were sucked in. By a blog headline that didn’t suck! “Find ways to get people to your blog !” Even if it’s from a blog(ger) I know and respect. I confess.

Welcome to Blogging for Business Week!

Webbiquity SMM

It’s blogging for business week on Webbiquity. Along the lines of the content marketing week series presented here previously, starting tomorrow and running through next Tuesday, a series of posts will cover business blogging strategies, tactics, tools and resources.

30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources

Webbiquity SMM

Despite the occasional “death of blogging” pronouncements (often made, ironically, in blog posts), blogs remain the core of a robust social media strategy. more here in 30 of the best business blogging guides and resources of the past year. Why Blog.

Rethinking Blog Comments

Ari Herzog

Juli Monroe wrote this comment : I really hate blogs with comments turned off. If you enjoyed this, follow my tweets at @ariherzog and sign up to receive blog posts by email. I still prefer to read blogs. Media blogging comments

Monday Roundup: Blogging for Veterans

Waxing UnLyrical

Seeing as how tomorrow’s Veterans Day, I thought for today, we’d focus our roundup on content from blogging veterans; what it’s like, what their tips are, and how they keep going. This is an interesting POV from Alisa Meredith for Mark Schaefer’s {grow} blog.

Blog check list for getting noticed

Sherrilynne Starkie

12 Things To Do After You’ve Written a New Blog Post infographic. Blog comment policy. What I’ve Learned in One Month of Blogging. Blog Etiquette. Headline Social Media blog Blogging

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Blog Visits Increase Despite No Tweeting

Ari Herzog

Phil Gerbyshak asked me to provide background to my last post on Twitter that occurred October 17, wondering if that action had any impact on blog visitors. Keeping in mind that my last tweet was October 17, this blog has seen more unique visitors collectively from September 19 to November 18.

Blogging Is Not Intimidating


I talk to a lot of people who are intimidated by blogging. ” I usually point out that they just did right there, and that blogging is not as hard as they make it out to be. A blog is informal. There’s your blog post.

7 Blog Post Ideas for Nonprofits


If you maintain a blog for your nonprofit, chances are you’ve come up short on ideas more than a few times. Well, in fact there are lots of creative ways to keep your blog active and interesting. There are lots of ways to keep your blog up-to-date with interesting stories.

Meet the Power of Blog Syndication

Ari Herzog

And that’s just from my post on my blog. If you were inspired, please add a comment and sign up to receive blog posts by email. Related Stories 19 Twitter Best Practices That Show the Real You 3 Steps to Publish a Blog Post Blog Visits Increase Despite No Tweeting.

…and Blog Comment Spam Continues

Ari Herzog

Please continue reading …and Blog Comment Spam Continues and leave a comment if inspired. Related articles you may enjoy: How to Identify Spam in Blog Comments. Reintroducing Blog Comment Moderation. 97 Percent of Blog Comments are Mollom Spam. Blog News comments

Your Blog Stinks! You Should Quit!

SocMed Sean

What to do…It’s 2012 and you’ve been blogging for almost a year now with no success. Maybe it's time to give up and pull the plug on that blog. So, maybe it’s time to reconsider whether you’re actually going to make your first million in blogging.