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    [Blog] 12 Most Creative Strategies to Craft an Effective Blog Post
    Do you wonder why some blog posts tend to attract a lot of readers and get a lot of reaction? In these 12 most creative strategies to craft an effective blog post, we’ll look at ideas how you can accomplish more on your blog. Talking about great blog posts, these are the ones that we would love to read through all the way to the last period. Check these points out to see how you can create an effective blog post the right way.
    [Blog] Blogging Is Dead. Here We Go Again
    500 are Blogging. Blogging is dying. ReadWriteWeb 's post, Blogging Declines Across the Inc. According to the Blog post, "A new longitudinal study at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth focusing on the online activities of the Inc. 500 has found a huge drop in the number of companies maintaining corporate blogs over the past year. Only 37% of those interviewed had a corporate blog last year, down from half of those interviewed in 2010."
    [Blog] How To Write Blog Titles That Catch Social Media Attention
    A business blog doesn’t have to be boring, in fact, it shouldn’t be. To gain readers, you need content that satisfies their need, and the only way to catch their attention is by writing a great blog title. From experience, there are two ways to write blog titles, the hard way and easy way. Blogging for Small Business long tail search Social Media
    [Blog] How To Start A Blog In 2012
    Starting a Blog is easy. Starting a Blog in 2012 is a little bit more complex. There's a Blog about anything and everything out there, right now. It's hard for someone considering a Blog to come up with a new and/or different angle. The topic can be as obscure as your brain can fathom, and odds are that a Blog covering that exact topic already exists. Pushing that further, it's somewhat hard to even define what, exactly, a Blog is in this day and age.
    [Blog] 5 Power Tips for Writing Killer Blog Headlines for SEO and People
    Categories: Blog , blogging , Content Creation , Content Marketing , Social Media & SEO Tags: blogging , content marketing , seo and headlines , tips for good headlines , Write Great Headlines , writing great headlines How to write blog headlines that get found and shared! In this article we''ll show you 5 power tips for blog headline writing that will elevate your blog to share-worthy status.
    [Blog] Design Your Own Blog or Ask For Help
    This blog is powered by WordPress — and the Thesis framework , a premium theme that sits on top of WordPress. As the 3-year anniversary approaches, I reflect upon blogs shifting designs from premium to customized and whether now is a good a time to follow. If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit Design Your Own Blog or Ask For Help in your browser. Visit the blog archive to read more articles on new and emerging media. The blog.
  • KIKOLANI  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016
    [Blog] Is a Great Blog in the Eyes of the Beholder?
    If you’re anything like me, you’ve put tons of heart (time and work) in your quest to create a great blog to showcase your work or business. In fact, you give your absolute best effort in producing each and every single thing you do in blogging. What exactly is a Great Blog? Part of the problem is you are striving to make an impact with your blog. Blogging Secret Treasures. And this applies, no matter what your blog offers.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014
    [Blog] Bring Back The Corporate Blog
    Blogs don''t have a chance against Twitter , YouTube and Instagram. Don''t blame blogs for this, but let''s be honest: if given the opportunity the vast majority of consumers would rather read a quick 140 character tweet, watch a video or glance at a photo than dig down deep into a text-heavy reading-intensive form of communication. Don''t forget about the blogs. Some key point to consider: 46% of consumers say they read the blogs of their favorite brands.
    [Blog] Make Your WordPress Blog More Readable in 3 Clicks
    This is part of the Blogging for Grasshopper series. This post isn’t about adding visuals or video into your WordPress blog , or using Cincopa , or judging a blog post by its cover. to see what I could find about even dummies being able to change the font size on one’s WordPress blog. Basically, this means that whatever you set here as the “style&# will be applied throughout your WP blog.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  SUNDAY, MAY 4, 2014
    [Blog] No More: Daily Blogging
    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 Please sign up to receive blog posts by email. Related Stories My Blog is Changing Direction Finding Order in Chaos: Month 4 Share Your Blog Here. Blog News Productivity blogging
    [Blog] Why Blog Lurking is Not Bad
    On the other hand, if you would like to add a comment and introduce yourself to me and everyone else here, follow 10 tips for successful blog commenting and share something, anything, about how these words inspire you. -- You just read Why Blog Lurking is Not Bad at AriWriter. Related posts: Commenter or Lurker: Which Blog Participant Are You? Introducing a 5-Part Series on Enhancing Blog Comments. Boost Corporate Branding and Add That Blog Comment.
    [Blog] 90 Tips to Make Your Blog Rock
    Jeffbullas's Blog Internet Marketing Home Bio Speaking Grade your Site Marketing Resources Twitter Jeff’s YouTube Contact Congratulations: You have successfully subscribed! Follow Me On Twitter 90 Tips To Make Your Blog Rock Written by jeffbullas - 30 Comments Categories: Blog , Blogging , Social Media Share Tweet Blogging whether it is for your personal passion or for the corporate blog is quite often a journey that has its highs and lows.
    [Blog] 32 Experts Share Their Best Blog Post Promotion Tips
    In celebration of the launch of my first premium training course on how to promote your content , I asked some of the top blogging, content marketing, and online marketing experts to answer one important question. What’s your most successful method of promoting a blog post or other single piece of content? So how then does a blogger successfully promote a brand new blog post? If you blog in a visual niche (food, travel, DIY, etc.)
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011
    [Blog] Why You Should Stop Writing Blog Comments
    DoFollow existed on this blog since 2009. Robots recognized this blog as the originator of each DoFollow comment link and credited your site with leaving a backlink. While this reciprocal relationship improved both of our sites’ search engine result page ranks , it also told internet marketers that this blog was an easy target. You have no idea how many comments this blog receives in the moderation queue and how much time is spent marking them as spam.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
    [Blog] Twitter Is Not Easier Than Blogging
    There was another "Blogging is dead" news item that crept out of USA Today today titled, More companies quit blogging, go with Facebook instead. Here's what the article is saying: "A survey released earlier this year by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth says the percentage of companies that maintain blogs fell to 37% in 2011 from 50% in 2010, based on its survey of 500 fast-growing companies listed by Inc. Is Twitter really easier than Blogging?
    [Blog] New Study Reveals the Lifetime Value of a Blog Post
    As the most pervasive and arguably most important form of mass communication in the world, blogging is continually at the top of the content marketing conversation. However, despite blogging’s popularity, there hasn’t been an independent study to uncover the power and lifetime value of a blog post—until now. Study: The Lifetime Value of a Blog Post. The study found that only after two years will a blog post obtain 99 percent of its impressions.
    [Blog] Blogging Is Dead
    Every year, pundits proclaim the death of blogging. In 2008, it was Wired , wondering if the rise of Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and the like would be more en vogue for individuals, who were getting pushed aside as the conglomerate professional blogs were beginning to take prominence. In 2009, Copyblogger declared blogging dead (again) but noted that it would continue to live on. Do we need to force-fit blogs to become more snack-sized as we Tumblrize the world?
    [Blog] 20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog
    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. Essentially, marketers need to (carefully and tactfully) advertise on their own blogs. Feature a newsletter signup box prominently near the upper-right corner of your blog.
    [Blog] Blogging for Business: 58 Unbeatable Reasons to Run a Blog
    Blogging for business is a HUGE opportunity. In this article, I give you 58 reasons why you as a business owner or marketer should have regular and consistent blog updates. The more you blog – the more traffic, leads and sales you get. 3) Companies that blog 15 or more times per month get 5x more traffic than companies that don’t blog (Source: HubSpot ) Tweet. Blogging is critical to get inbound links to your website. Blogging is hot and growing.
    [Blog] How To Drive More Traffic Using Keywords In Blog Titles
    A little cross posting from the Studio 9 Blog. Here I cover how to use the Google Keyword Planner to better title your blog posts and drive more traffic to your blog. Blogging Video Have a look!
    [Blog] Blog Tip – Write For Your Readers, Not The Search Engines
    Every once in a while, a friend, colleague, or client will ask how to improve their blog so they can get more traffic. Before we ever dive into the technology behind their blog, I like to explore their content and their attitude toward the search engines. Would you rather have 100 new readers of an article who won’t ever come back and won’t recommend your blog or 25 return readers who consistently return and spread the news about your content to their social networks.
    [Blog] 5 Must Haves for Every Good Blog Post
    I run a Social Media Professionals Community on Google+, and I recently asked a few members of the community to provide 5 things they look for in a good blog post. The idea is: professionals will approach this prompt from the perspective of a blog reader and perhaps even more importantly, someone who advises companies on best practices for their blogs. One professional says, “[this is] probably the hardest part of writing a good blog post.” – Julep Media.
    [Blog] Ten steps to building a community blog that rocks!
    It was a simple case study, using associationTECH to look at why we created the blog, what considerations were involved in setting up moderation policies etc, how we connected it to the wider tech blogosphere, and how we measured success. Ten steps to creating a community blog that rocks! Just presented this session at the Technology Conference on Wednesday (opposite an Ignite session, no less – so happy I had a nice crowd!).
    [Blog] Your Blog Post Is Too Damn Long
    In the world of blogging for business, we have entered the arms race era. As I’ve talked about before, it’s not about blogs these days, it’s about blog posts. The day-to-day audience that reads a particular blog every day, fed to them by email and/or RSS, is fading away. Instead, we have enormous competition to create “hit” blog posts that break out and find a larger-than-usual audience, fueled by social media and search engines. Image via
    [Blog] The Changing State Of Blogs
    Are blogs dead? and I on to his podcast to discuss this whole, "is blogging dead?" What is a blog? In the early days of blogging (I started Six Pixels of Separation in 2003), I defined blogs as a personal publishing platform that enabled anyone to write something, hit the publish button, and instantly have it distributed to the world for free (and fast). At the time, many new types of blogs started down the same path. I'm not sure what a blog is anymore.
    [Blog] How to Blog About Anything You Want
    NEWS FLASH: The whole world is not reading your blog. You want to know how to blog about anything you want? Please continue reading How to Blog About Anything You Want and leave a comment if inspired. When he's not blogging, Ari helps brands improve their digital media marketing. Comments Comments Related Stories How This Blog Can Double Its Readership 8 Steps to Write a Meaningful Blog Post When You Want to Be Your Own Boss. Strategy blogging
  • VIPER CHILL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2011
    [Blog] How to Build a Six-Figure Blog Without Anyone Knowing
    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. In a few weeks I was achieving what would have taken me months with regular blogging, and I was saving a lot more money, a lot more time, and building my audience easily. Based on this, I came to the conclusion that… Blogging Sucks.
  • KIKOLANI  |  MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2012
    [Blog] How To Create Better Video Blogs
    Today we’ll be looking at how you can better your video blogs through 8 simple steps, which will really make your vlog stand out from the crowd. Take some time to look at popular video blogs and vlogs that are just starting up. Each of your video blogs should talk about one particular topic concisely. These three genres are the most popular forms of video on the web and are areas your video blogs should try to hit in every episode. Blogging
    [Blog] Solving The Mystery Of My Highest Blog Traffic Day Yet
    Yesterday was the day I broke my long standing one day traffic record on my blog. At the very least, it’s an interesting look into the steps I take when I typically post to my blog, and I thought it would be a useful post to share. Back in May of 2009 before I took my blogging seriously, I was laid off of Microsoft. As a method of therapy that night, I wrote a long blog post about what I had experienced, published and went to bed thinking nothing of it.
    [Blog] We'll Always Have Blogging
    Corporate blogging has been with us for quite some time, with some major companies having forayed into the space in the early to mid 2000s. Or is it that there's a purpose that isn't served by blogs? "I If you look at the recent statistics shared by eMarketer (" Corporate Blogging Goes Mainstream "), you'll see that only about a third of companies use blogs. But if you look at the growth over the last three years, the use of blogs has actually doubled (!).
    [Blog] To blog or not to blog in the age of Medium
    —————– More and more, blogging feels like speaking into an unplugged mic. Back in the day, blogging was about words. Just as quickly as we celebrated blogs and the internet for giving individuals the power to voice their ideas without having to be filtered or curated by mainstream media, it seems we’re right back where we started: individual voices being lost as the new mainstream media tell us what’s worth reading.
    [Blog] How to Future Proof Your Website or Blog
    Your SEO is only one part of your website, and every aspect of your site or blog is potentially vulnerable to changes made by Google but also in technology in general. If you run a blog or a website then you work in the tech industry, and that’s an industry that is notoriously fast moving. Business & Marketing ever green blog ever green site ever green website evergreen blog evergreen site evergreen website future proof blog future proof site future proof website
    [Blog] Top 3 Posts On The Firebelly Blog In July
    Facebook was a popular subject on our blog in July! Blog Facebook All three of our most-read posts were about everyone’s favorite (or not-so-favorite) social network. In case you missed them, here they are. #1 1 5 Reasons Your Facebook Contest Failed Not every Facebook contest is a success. Here are five common reasons why they fail. #2.
    [Blog] Social Media Marketing POV: To Blog or Not to Blog?
    Blogging should be the meat and potatoes of any social media marketing (and/or SEO strategy). The benefits of blogging outweigh the costs. Whether you have no idea what a blog is or the idea of writing intimidates you into a frozen face of fear, you are not alone in your hesitation to blog. A blog is like an archive for all of your original online content I explain to leery individuals that a blog can act as hub for all the information you share on a regular basis.
    [Blog] 12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter
    Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali 12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter January 18th, 2011 Tweet Since you liked last week’s post on 5 ways to spice up your WordPress blog , I thought I’d share a few more plugins I’ve been playing with, and stuff I’ve been doing. Brush up on how you can make your WordPress blog cleaner and cuter. [.]
    [Blog] 560 Resources for Blogging, Online Marketing, and Starting a Business
    There’s something for everyone, from blogging to social media, landing pages to squeeze pages, increasing conversions vs. conversion killers, design, and more! Find out the best strategies for blogging, business, and social media engagement from these awesome posts! Top 25 Social Media Blogs For Businesses – Want to learn more about social media for marketing your business? Make Blogging Work for Business. How to Make Money Online Through Blogging and Writing.
    [Blog] The TOP 25 Must-Read Internet Marketing Blogs
    Thanks to the growing number of blogs popping up online, digging through the abundance of content to find resources that consistently provide value is challenging. As you can see in the following graph from Statista , the total volume of posts and blogs is continously growing – and – yes, it can be easy to miss important stuff from leading internet marketing blogs. Blogs on Analytics. This is literally the best internet marketing blog on digital marketing analytics.
    [Blog] Anatomy Of A Blog Redesign: Meet The Standard WordPress Theme
    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. My blog now loads much faster.
    [Blog] Blogging: Just like riding a bike.
    One of the great things about Lindy’s post is her number one action for creating valuable content – writing a blog post, updating your website, or hosting a Twitter chat. A lot of people may look at blogging as difficult or time-consuming. Blogging is inherently human. Extracting the personal insights in blog posts and reactions is incredibly rewarding and can tell you a lot about your members, their expectations, how to handle conflict in your association, and so much more.
    [Blog] Reintroducing Blog Comment Moderation
    It is common for companies (who don’t comprehend a blog comment is akin to having a conversation) to hire people to write manual comments on blogs all over the place in the hope an unsuspecting reader will click to learn more about the company product. For now, this blog’s comment policy has been edited to indicate comment moderation is in place. Did You Approve That Blog Comment? How to Identify Spam in Blog Comments. Blog News Media comments
    [Blog] Official Google Docs Blog: Live blogging with Docs
    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. If someone is reading your live blog already, he may have to reload the page.
    [Blog] 10 Ways to Position Your Blog Above Copycats
    So, you’re seeing your post on scraper blogs, and want to know how to avoid them outranking your content in Google? Let’s move beyond the blame game you find that Google isn’t removing these blogs and differentiate you from those copycats. Brand your blog. Stand out from your competition and copycats by branding your blog. If you’re a company, create a logo and color scheme to identify your blog from all the rest. Start video blogging more.
    [Blog] 10 Free Blogging eBooks That Should Be Paid
    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. Farnoosh is the creator of blog Prolific Living. Since then, he has not only been able to make a decent living, but his blog has become wildly popular. Guest Blogging eBook. Blog Mastermind. This ebook by Blog Oh!
    [Blog] Why You Write Blog Comments
    Any social media strategist will tell you that a simple way to get your blog known to other people is by commenting on their blogs. Being active in their communities, linking to their blog articles, and submitting guest articles are great ways to brand yourself. Please continue reading Why You Write Blog Comments and leave a comment if inspired. Related articles you may enjoy: 910 Blog Comments You Wrote Here. 9 Never-Before-Seen Blog Comments.
    [Blog] Happy Belated 9th Birthday to My Blog
    May 2016 marked the ninth 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. Why this blog exists: I created my first blog post on May 14, 2007 on the then-12th anniversary of my father’s death. I’ve written about Dad lots, including why he is the impetus for my blogging. Are you receiving my blog posts by email?
    [Blog] 20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing
    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. If someone asks me what blogging platform to use, I am always going to say self-hosted WordPress.
    [Blog] 70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog
    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. Sure, there are other blogging platforms and content management systems you can use on your own domain, but none are quite as popular or powerful as WordPress. How To Start a Blog in 7 Days.
    [Blog] 3 Steps to Publish a Blog Post
    It is very easy to write a blog post. Yeah yeah there’s more involved such as blog platforms, useful pictures, automation, and monetization; but the nuts and bolts of publishing a post involve writing a title, writing the body, and publishing it. One of my blogging goals for 2014 is to write a new post every day. If you were inspired, please add a comment and sign up to receive blog posts by email. Strategy blogging Step 1: Create a title.
    [Blog] How to Syndicate Your Blog to Digg
    It used to be taboo to promote your own blog articles on Digg but, since June 2010 when the social bookmarking site was improved, this is no longer frowned upon. Presuming you have an RSS feed for your blog, you merely have to log into your Digg account and follow the prompts to verify to Digg you are the owner of your blog. Every blog has its own verification key.
    [Blog] 8 Deep Questions to Define Your Blogging Strategy
    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. You’ve got to have a firm grasp on the rules of grammar, know the basics of SEO, and understand a little bit about blogging metrics.
    [Blog] How to Write a Great Business Blog Post
    Seems that everyone’s churning out content these days – but that doesn’t mean that everyone knows how to write a really good blog post that grabs interest and keeps it. Here are just a few tips that might just help your blog writing stand out from the crowd. After all, in this age of information overload, your boring title may be the reason your blog post gets ignored – even if the post itself is deep and wonderful. ” Well, not so in blogging.
    [Blog] Tips for Using Keywords When Writing Blog Post
    Are there any common keywords you’ve used regularly throughout your blog posts? When you’re focused on developing a top-notch blog post, you can start thinking about the best places for your keywords. Of course you need a keyword in the headline of your blog post. It’s always a good idea to include these words and phrases within or next to the links in your blog post. Search engines consider these sections important when ranking the blog posts in the search results.
    [Blog] Blog Topics: How to optimize content for topics versus keywords
    Treat headings in blog posts like mini blog post titles to help you rank for them Click To Tweet. a blog post) to help Google index your content. Think about your sub-headings like mini blog post titles. For example, if I put in ‘blog topics’ I see keywords like: Blog ideas. Blog ideas for writers. Here’s the related keywords to blog topic! Do you ever get stuck for blog topics ideas? Blogging and SEO
    [Blog] What we can learn from blog firestorms.
    Its easy to imagine that the social sphere or your blog are simply just an adult playground of cool people. I’ve been watching closely as over the last couple of weeks two incidents on different blogs have caused an outright fury in the blogosphere, dividing a typically supportive group (bloggers) on different sides of the fence. It isn’t worth giving up the benefits of free speech for the alternative and so it is with blogging and social media.
    [Blog] How My Article on Quitting Foursquare Caused a 5500% Spike in Blog Traffic in 1 Day
    Who could predict the rationale for deleting my Foursquare account would cause the largest spike in this blog’s history of daily readership? The average blog post here sees 600 daily visitors. Keep in mind that these are overall blog visitors, not specific to the Foursquare article. 609 StumbleUpon users visited the blog (not specific to the Foursquare article) between October 22 – 29. 2,219 Hacker News readers also visited the blog during that week.
    [Blog] 44 Blogging Questions and Answers
    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. You’ll find questions from a variety of topics including business blogging, make money blogging, social media, video, WordPress, and more. Question: What is the best way to make readers comment your blog posts?
    [Blog] What's The Point In Commenting On Blogs?
    What is the true value of a comment on a blog? If you go back in time (a little over a decade ago), the mainstreaming of blogging as a publishing platform brought with it a couple of unique features. Simply put, there is a strong legion of new media pundits who believe that a blog isn''t a blog without comments and the back and forth between the key blogger and the readers. A personal story: often when people leave a comment on my blog, I do not respond.
    [Blog] 3 Reasons List Posts Are Guaranteed Blog Traffic Boosters
    And what if the headline had been “Boost your Blog Traffic” instead? What if the original title of this post had been “Boost Your Blog Traffic”? And I’ve seen blog posts and magazine articles that are just about that jumbled. Based on many of the blog posts and articles I’ve seen, it’s going to take a hell of a list to make those comprehensible. A blog post is around 300 – 400 words. Admit it.
    [Blog] 32 Resources to Write Great Blog Headlines
    2 million blog posts are written every day. As the web becomes more crowded with content, it’s becoming harder and harder to draw people’s attention to your blog posts. Keep your blog steadily growing by improving your skill set and adopting content marketing best practices. Here are 32 resources to help you write blog headlines that will rock the web: Tips and Tricks for Writing Great Blog Headlines. How to Craft Post Titles that Draw Readers Into Your Blog.
    [Blog] Repetition is In and Blogging Is Back
    One of the (feeble) reasons I give for not blogging frequently enough is that I don’t like to repeat myself. As I’ve been blogging for eight years I’ve said a. stuff about business blogging. But it turns out that repeating yourself is a good thing when you have a longterm blog. Your blog should have a focus. As for why blogging is back. Blogging never really went anywhere. Each blog post has a permanent URL.
    [Blog] Top Blog Posts of 2013
    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. Related Stories Blog Visits Increase Despite No Tweeting The Blogs You Read Analyze Your Visits to My Blog. Blog News blogging In case you missed any, here are some of the more popular posts this year.
    [Blog] B2B Blogging Trends [white paper]
    I’m honored to have been asked to provide some answers to the following questions for B2B Blogging Trends , a white paper produced by Tony Karrer and Tom Pick, the guys behind the great social media for business site Social Media Informer : What do you see as key trends in B2B Blogging for 2011? If you’ve not started a blog yet, is 2011 the year to do so? Will anything be different in 2011 in marketing your business blog?
    [Blog] [Infographic] The Secrets of a Killer Blog Post
    These days, just about everyone has their own blog. With an estimated 2 million blog posts being posted online every single day (I know, crazy right!?), knowing the secrets of creating a killer blog post is more important than ever if you truly want your blog to be successful. It doesn’t matter what industry you’re blogging within or how niche your blog is, you can almost guarantee that you have competitors.
    [Blog] How Much Content Is Enough For Your Blog? [Study]
    Tweet Many businesses run a blog as a part of their social media strategy. But amidst the hustle bustle of the day, how do we ensure that our blog is up and running with the right amount of content inflow? In the following post, I will share some research findings on optimal frequency of blog posts for customer acquisition and how to ensure that the frequency is maintained. This can be easily managed for business blogs, because a variety of employees are involved.
    [Blog] How to Generate Blog Post Ideas
    More specifically, I’ve feared that I would run out of blog post ideas. You can find blogs that will give you a few link building tips each week and then I go ahead and write 15 in one post. You will find blogs with tips here and there on Wordpress SEO , and I go and write what I think is the only guide you’ll ever need. On any given day you can literally find the same type of blog posts on dozens of different websites. Home What the F ?
    [Blog] Blogging Is Dead (Again)
    Blogging is dead. Why go through the hassle of thinking up unique thoughts, trying to formulate them into sentences and paragraphs, and then pull it all together in a text-based Blog post? In a surefire way to draw attention and traffic, The New York Times ' latest piece of linkbait is an article titled, Blogs Wane as the Young Drift to Sites Like Twitter. Blogging isn't really dead. So, is Blogging truly waning? " Blogging isn't dead. blog post.
  • VIPER CHILL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Blog] Get Hundreds of Links to Your Next Blog Post, Guaranteed
    How can you guarantee that people will read your blog post? They say that around 80% of visitors to your blog will read your post title, but only about 20% will actually read the accompanying post. I’ve analysed dozens of blogs to find out what types of headlines result in posts getting hundreds of links. Guest Blogging: The Ultimate Guide – 297 links. Do you notice anything in common with those blog posts? Blogging SEO
    [Blog] Anatomy of a Perfect Blog Post
    What is the secret behind the perfect blog post? Failing to perform any of these areas well can limit your blog’s success. Here are the factors that go into an exceptional blog: 1. Research indicates that your blog headlines are the most important aspect of your blog. Suggested Resource : 32 Resources to Write Great Blog Headlines. The introduction to your blog article is absolutely crucial. Few people read the blogs you create in-depth.
    [Blog] 3 Ways to Engage Your Team and Improve Your Blog
    It’s something that comes up again and again: Your business has a blog, and a team of people responsible for the strategy, content creation, execution, and overall success of that blog. The team of people is actually one or two people partially allocated to the blog. The blog is one in a series of projects that the team of people are responsible for managing day-in and day-out. They are the creatives behind the blog. Another example is this blog.
    [Blog] The Bamboo Project Blog
    The Bamboo Project Blog. The Power of Blogging ISNT Just in Reading Them. In a few weeks were going to be looking at blogs in the Work Literacy course. As we think about that module and the fact that for most people, their primary interaction with blogs is to read them, Im growing impatient with this idea from a learning perspective. In fact, I have to go on record right now as saying that reading blogs is only a small part of what makes blogs powerful for learning.
    [Blog] Is Blogging Overrated for B2B Organizations? | PWB Marketing Blog
    [Blog] What Will Become Of Blogs And Blogging?
    Schaefer over at Grow Blog recently published his second book, Return On Influence - The Revolutionary Power of Klout, Social Scoring, and Influence Marketing , which dissects the fascinating world of social scoring an individual consumer's true influence in the online channels. Beyond that, he also wrote a contentious blog post titled, Is there anything new in blogging? It turns out that we're not the only ones who are thinking about the evolution of blogging and publishing.
    [Blog] Time to Rethink Your Blog Strategy? Writing Epic, Incredible Blog Posts
    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. Your goal is not to build a blog, website or business that is status quo, right? Your blog should be a living, breathing representation of who you are, and what you have to offer.
    [Blog] CommentLuv 2.9 – Guide for Blog Owners & Commenters
    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. Installing CommentLuv on your blog will allow commenters to leave behind a link to their latest blog post with their comment. Benefits for Blog Commenters.
    [Blog] 5 Painless Ways to Get Maximum Blog Comment Love
    Publishing your blog is no easy feat. Any serious blogger will tell you that the secret to a successful blog includes consistency , dedication , and inspiration. My favorite blogs also feature one more magic ingredient: a loyal fellowship of readers that love to comment. There are other added benefits of blog commenting including better search engine optimization, and building your reputation as a thought leader in your industry. We get that.
    [Blog] Worst Blogs Online & Why Technorati Likes Them
    There are good blogs, and there are bad blogs. In an ideal world, all the bad blogs would just go away and no one would ever read them, and all the good blogs – the ones with great design and even better content – would float to the top and thrive. And any blog, good or bad, has the same chance of making it onto the Technorati Top 100. Anyway, this blog completely sucks.
    [Blog] How To Start a Blog in 7 Days
    I just don’t have the commitment to build a better blog in 31 days. In fact, I don’t think anyone needs 31 Days to Build a Better Blog. You have the talent, you have the passion, and, evidently, you have the desire to improve your blog. Let’s build a blog people want to read. Your blog is better already as you read this sentence! 3 questions that as a blogger, you need to be able to answer: Why do you blog? Why do you blog, Tony?
    [Blog] Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers
    I 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, But You’re a Girl , covers a ton of topics including blogging, business, events, technlogy, Google, WordPress, and more.
    [Blog] 5 Things Blogging Taught Me About Tweeting
    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. Consistency in blogging is the lifeline to success I believe. How about blogging and Twitter? Blogging and Social Media Goals for 2010.
    [Blog] Blogging Between Hot Flashes
    I didn’t grow up reading blogs or surfing the net. While I frequently speak about the virtual world, blogging is completely new to me. I recently took a leap of faith, establishing a self-hosted blog using Setting up the new blog isn’t as different an experience as one may think. New friends have generously shared advice and tips to get the blog up and running. See the original post: Blogging Between Hot Flashes [.]
    [Blog] Should Sales Professionals Be Blogging?
    A very interesting discussion happened recently on Twitter with Lee Odden the CEO of TopRank, Shawn Karol Sandy the Chief Revenue Officer of the Selling Agency, and I around the topic of sales people blogging. Over the years I have adjusted my belief that not all reps should be blogging. A5: Just think if you could train a salesforce of 500 or 5,000 to blog, use 1-2 social networks.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012
    [Blog] Does the Perfect Blog Post Really Exist?
    I have written before about the perfect blog post. Does a perfect blog post really exist? Well, that really depends on how you define the phrase, “the perfect blog post” When it comes to a perfect blog post, I personally define it as being a blog post that meets its objectives. What are the goal(s) for the blog post? Every blog post should have a call to action. you really need to focus on the ultimate goal of your blog post.
    [Blog] Give Energy to Your Blog Post Titles
    Here are some good tips to give energy to your blog post titles. This relates back to making your blog post title “status update worthy&#. Blog marketing energy ratesGood bloggers write all of their post titles with high energy rates because they want their readers to engage with their content. If you don’t craft a title with a positive, friendly and authoritative attitude, your article will appear bland (a.k.a boring) to potential readers.
    [Blog] What Does Eight Years Of Blogging Get You?
    Eight years ago on this day in 2003, I started Blogging. Here's some basic info about what has transpired in eight years here at the Six Pixels of Separation Blog: over 2700 Blog entries, over 20,000 comments and over 270 audio Podcasts. The only question that continually popped into my brain was: was all of this Blogging worth it? Starting this Blog was (and still is) without the question the single most important thing I have done in my professional life.
    [Blog] Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog
    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.
    [Blog] How to Create Your Ultimate Blogging Calendar
    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. You get stuck on what to blog about, where to blog, what format it should be in and you wonder, “does anyone really read blogs anymore?” According to HubSpot , companies that blog receive 97% more traffic to their website, than companies that do not!
    [Blog] Reasons to Love CommentLuv Blogs
    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? When you register, use your main blog feed URL vs. your FeedBurner URL.
    [Blog] It's Never Too Late To Start A Blog
    Well, of course someone who loves to blog is going to say that it''s never too late to start a blog. A deep-dive into the merits of blogging. Blogging as a euphemism. I use blogging as a euphemism for putting your thinking out there. For me, blogging has been that media. I do love the weekly podcast, writing business books, as well as being a contributor to Huffington Post , Harvard Business Review and others, but blogging is where my heart lies.
    [Blog] Feature Friday: How to Choose the Best Comment System for Your Blog
    One of the key goals when I started blogging was to encourage a healthy discussion area in the comments. I’ve always been a firm believer that the real gold to any blog post can (and does) come from the comments left afterward. From challenging the post itself to debating the thoughts left by other commenters, a blog’s comments can extend the life of a post infinitely (unless the blogger switches comments off after a certain period of time). 5 Ways To Foster It On Your Blog.
    [Blog] Monday Roundup: Blogging Tips from Around the Interwebz
    There’s a ton of stuff going on, so here at WUL we’re taking a short break from “live” blogging this week. So, in the spirit of education and the public good, here are are five articles that will provide you with blogging tips from optimizing your excerpts to increasing your readership. Blogging Best Practices: How to Get More Blog Readers. 5 Ways to Ensure Your Blog Posts are Not Ranking on Google. Happy Monday, everyone!
    [Blog] 6 Ways to Attract Return Visitors to Your Blog
    You’ve been creating consistent blog posts for a while, but you aren’t getting as much traffic as you’d like. While you may be producing blog posts regularly, incorporating SEO-friendly keywords, and paying for advertisements, your work won’t pay off until you attract regular readers that actually convert or make purchases. According to Kapost, brands that post 15 blog posts per month average 1,200 new leads per month. Consider running a contest through your blog.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2012
    [Blog] This Blog Sucks (And You're Probably Not Reading This)
    I'm not going to lie and say that I was shocked to read the DigiDay article, Agencies Ditch Blogs , that they published on Monday. "With the rise of social media, businesses are blogging less. That goes for agencies, too, which are increasingly turning their backs on their blogs in favor of platforms such as Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and newer kids on the block like Instagram and Pinterest." Blogging is about writing. " Why you should blog.
    [Blog] How to Do an SEO-Friendly Blogging
    Your blog might become a really powerful weapon if it is developed with correct search optimization strategy. Blogs are considered to be the 5 th most trusted source of information given online, thus blogging is the best way to increase brand recognition, build authority and get more quality leads. If you are still not sure if blogging is right for you, consider the following: 70% of customers learn about a company through blog articles. Blogging
    [Blog] Why Blog Taxonomies are Important
    Taxonomy is the branch of science involved with classification, and blog taxonomy is the study of organizing your blog for both search engines and human beings. The words and links in these sentences are indexed by search engines, aided by the context of how words describe links and the relationship between all of the links across the blog. Dissecting the blog taxonomy. For this particular article, the category is media and the tags are blogging and SEO.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012
    [Blog] 8 Steps to Write a Meaningful Blog Post
    I get a lot of my ideas from other blogs. He shared how to get blogging ideas from emails. When I find my writing segues away from the title, I copy that chunk of text and create a new blog post from it. There are many places online for free photos for your blog. Depending on your blog platform, how and where you insert those keywords and description may differ. People leave your blog if you have too many links. Your blog post will never be perfect.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011
    [Blog] Do You Read Blogs or Bloggers?
    Olivier Blanchard, Gini Dietrich, Todd Defren, and Kyle Lacy are among many bloggers whose blogs I visit and read regularly. Each writes about the intersect between social media and marketing — but there is a distinction that three blogs share with each other. Here is Olivier Blanchard’s blog: Here is Gini Dietrich’s blog: Here is Todd Defren’s blog: Here is Kyle Lacy’s blog: Do you spot the distinction that Olivier, Gini, and Todd share?
    [Blog] 5 Reasons Why It is Hard to Make Money Blogging
    There are literally tens of millions of blogs online and yet only the tiniest fraction of them really make their owners any significant income. While there’s nothing wrong with simply starting a blog for pleasure or as a networking tool, for those people considering trying to make money blogging there are a few home truths you need to be aware of which you might not have considered before. Not so for a blog though. How Do You Make Money Blogging? Bloggin
    [Blog] How to Blog Differently in Three Easy Steps
    Being unique and standing out in the online world is crucial to your blog’s success. Learning how to blog differently is easier than it might seem. While other’s are trying to copy the big blogs, find your own mojo and really hit your blogging stride. One of the first lessons I learned when I started my blog was that I didn’t need to follow anyone else’s rules. Finding your own voice in your writing sets the tone for your blog.
  • VIPER CHILL  |  TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2012
    [Blog] Unmasking the Biggest Tyrant in Blogging
    The real deal is that I’m the guy called the Blog Tyrant and that intro was an attempt at humor. I forgot to add my Blog Tyrant email address back into Gmail and as such I’d ignored (for almost two weeks) an email from Glen asking me to be the first ever non-Glen person to write for ViperChill. Unmasking the Blog Tyrant. For all of you who have been to Blog Tyrant or seen my posts on Copyblogger , Problogger , Smart Passive Income , etc.
    [Blog] Do You HAVE To Blog Every Day? | Small Business Mavericks
    » Do You HAVE To Blog Every Day? One of the things that you’ll hear often among professional Internet marketers and SEOs is that you should blog every day. Obviously, if you blog every day, then that will cost you more in ghostwriting services than if you blog once a week. But is it really necessary that you blog every day? The rule of thumb is this: You should blog as often as you can. You should blog as often as you can.
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