Measuring Online Marketing Metrics

Measuring Online Marketing Metrics

While traditional marketing (on TV, radio and print) is still prevalent as ever, online marketing is slowly but steadily growing to become a strong marketing weapon. For one, online marketing – which includes video ads, expandable banners, floating ads, takeovers and...
4 Reasons to Provide Video Transcripts

4 Reasons to Provide Video Transcripts

More and more often, I am finding blog posts that are nothing more than a video with little to no text details. As video blogging becomes more and more prevalent, I think it is a great time to look at four reasons why video transcripts should be included in the blog...
Download Now: 6 Free eBooks to Make Money Online

Download Now: 6 Free eBooks to Make Money Online

Over the past 6 months I have been interested in learning more about affiliate marketing and making money online.  So I started reading a number of awesome blogs that are dedicated to exact that.  I am paid for a number of eBooks, some good, some bad…but I have...
The Fringe Benefits of Blogging

The Fringe Benefits of Blogging

Throughout the 3 years that StayOnSearch has been around, I didn’t truly see the full value of the fringe benefits that you gain from blogging until recently.  Now that the blog is receiving a respectable amount of traffic and has built a loyal readership, there...
5 Ways to Improve Your Guest Blogging Strategy

5 Ways to Improve Your Guest Blogging Strategy

As mentioned several times before on this site and others, guest posting is a wonderful way to engage in a genuine and effective link-building strategy. Still, not many who first embark on the guest blogging process completely understand how it works. Here are a few...
Blogging Apps for the Blackberry

Blogging Apps for the Blackberry

These days, it seems like Smartphone’s can handle anything. Whether it’s creating a shopping list, scheduling appointments, or finding the nearest restroom, there is an app for that. The same is true for blogging. No matter what online platform a blogger prefers,...
Blog Marketing Strategies: That Makes People Click

Blog Marketing Strategies: That Makes People Click

Blogs have become the communication tool of the next generation. They no longer need to spend a lot of money if they want to communicate with the masses. They are well equipped with the tools in their PC. While this is true, it also has its own share of side effects....
Six Outbound Linking Tips for Free Blog Promotion

Six Outbound Linking Tips for Free Blog Promotion

Generosity is a great virtue. Even in terms of blogging, you can use this virtue to promote your blog for no cost at all. One way of showing your generous side to niche bloggers is by linking out to their blogs. However, many bloggers complain that they see little or...
The Future of Video Blogging

The Future of Video Blogging

Video blogging or “vlogging” is becoming a very popular online trend and most internet users will agree that video blogs are popping up in every niche and industry. According to recent statistics from internet giant YouTube, more than 65% of U.S. based internet users...
5 Quick Tips for Improving Your Blog Writing

5 Quick Tips for Improving Your Blog Writing

Words have the potential to create magic. When appropriately woven, they can instantly create an emotional attachment with readers. Whether you want to start a blog or desire to become a freelance writer, you need to work upon your writing skills to make it better and...
Paid Guest Blogging Opportunities

Paid Guest Blogging Opportunities

Everyone knows by now the value of guest blogging when it comes to building links back to your blog and building up your authority in your niche. But did you know you could get paid to guest blog as well? Becoming a Freelance Writer If you are writing on your own...
7 Reasons Why You Need a SEMrush Pro Account

7 Reasons Why You Need a SEMrush Pro Account

If you are an Internet Marketer, you have undoubtedly heard of SEMrush.  SEMrush has probably the most comprehensive data set on the web, when it comes to keyword research and competitive intelligence.  Yes, there are plenty of free SEO tools available (including...
Successful Ways to Boost-up your Blog

Successful Ways to Boost-up your Blog

Quality content and intelligent marketing can do wonders to your blog. For a start-up blog, you have to take care of the following things: A good blog software will ensure a good platform: You can choose to host your blog in a blogging website or you can choose to...
Emailing Templates, Pen Names, and Link Building

Emailing Templates, Pen Names, and Link Building

Guest posting has flooded the blogosphere faster than anyone thought it would in the last two years. The sudden rise of the use of the tactic of guest posting raises a lot of questions and concerns. How Should You Treat Guest Posts? The Panda wave sent a lot of...
How to Blog Even When You Are Sick

How to Blog Even When You Are Sick

As a blogger you know you cannot afford to have sick days. You have to keep up with your blog at all times or your audience will scatter like leaves in the wind. However there are times where you are just under the weather and can’t seem to keep it all together. What...
Lowering Your Bounce Rate: What to Analyze

Lowering Your Bounce Rate: What to Analyze

Clients always seem to ask what bounce rate is. I wanted to explain what bounce rate is, the factors that determine bounce rate, how you should analyze it, and in what cases you should take action to lower your bounce rate. Defining Bounce Rate A Bounce is simply a...
How Blog Comments Attract Traffic

How Blog Comments Attract Traffic

How Blog Comments Attract Traffic As a blogger, you have something to say, whether it’s about business, baking or birds. With regularity, you post insights, photos and tips in an effort to share your interest with readers. You believe you’re doing your best, yet your...
How to Optimize an E-mail Generating Newsletter

How to Optimize an E-mail Generating Newsletter

Newsletters can make an accidental or first time visitor, who has come to your site because they saw something of interest to come back again as an interested reader. So long as they keep their subscription to your newsletter, you will have a consistent reader who will return to your site.

Will Niche Blogging  Work for You?

Will Niche Blogging Work for You?

Blog experts say that niche blogging is the excellent way to engage a specific audience. The concept of niching is nothing new to marketing: when applied to blogging, it simply means that blog writers can focus on subjects that are targeted toward a specific audience....
How to Manage a Blog with Multiple Authors

How to Manage a Blog with Multiple Authors

Managing a blog where you are the only author can be a relatively easy task.  You are in control of the content quality, post frequency, comments, and design layouts.  Once you start to have multiple authors, things start to get a little more complicated.  There are...
How Safe is Your Blog from Fatigue?

How Safe is Your Blog from Fatigue?

Working from home has become so glamorized that most keen entrepreneurs entering into it don’t really quite understand the realities of running a blog. I remember the dangling carrots that initially caught my attention. They went something like this: “… become...
Huge List of 150 Compelling Headlines for Your Blog

Huge List of 150 Compelling Headlines for Your Blog

Over the years I have been compiling a list of headlines that I found compelling.  I thought I would share them with you so you can keep this list close by when you are coming up with headlines for your blog posts. # Tips To Simplify ______________ Greatest _________...
10 SEO Bloggers To Watch in 2010

10 SEO Bloggers To Watch in 2010

Darren Rowse from ProBlogger recently wrote a blog post encouraging people to write a ‘Bloggers To Watch’ post, to promote bloggers in your prospective industry.  I thought I would do my due diligence and make a list of 10 SEO bloggers I feel you should...
How to Find Your Blogging Sweet Spot

How to Find Your Blogging Sweet Spot

If you’ve been blogging for any appreciable length of time, you’ve probably experienced the joy of ripping the wrapper off your brand new blog and imagining the places you’ll go. You’ve probably also experienced the feeling of sitting before the blog and wondering,...
How to Make Your Blog Immensely Popular

How to Make Your Blog Immensely Popular

Changes are taking place in the blogosphere constantly. Bloggers are becoming more active than ever. They are posting more often. That clearly indicates that competition is getting tougher as well. Whether you are a corporate blogger, an entrepreneur blogger or a...