Building Online Relationships: How Do We Do It?

Building Online Relationships: How Do We Do It?

One of the most important success factors for your blog is going to be how you go about building relationships.  Getting people to check in with you regularly is crucial if your blog is going to thrive and flourish.  It can seem daunting when you first consider how to...
5 Online Marketing Skills Learned While Blogging

5 Online Marketing Skills Learned While Blogging

Although a lot of bloggers may not consider themselves Internet marketers, they have likely developed many valuable online marketing skills. How? Through simply promoting their own blog and latest posts. I know that many of my online marketing skills can be directly...
The Differences Between Offline and Online PR

The Differences Between Offline and Online PR

Public Relations is all about creating buzz and/or exposure around a brand or company to a target audience, through various offline and online engagements.  However an offline and online PR marketing campaign have many differences that are important to understand....
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 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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
How Can SMBs Use Blogging To Improve Local Sales?

How Can SMBs Use Blogging To Improve Local Sales?

Of late, there have been a lot of attempts by small businesses to get visibility on local searches – and not without reason. Local SEO is very rapidly replacing the traditional Yellow Pages primarily because it is simpler, faster and more accurate. Under these...
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...
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...
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....
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,...
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 _________...
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...
Writing Under a Pen Name – Risks and Profits

Writing Under a Pen Name – Risks and Profits

Esther Pauline Friedman Lederer did it. Samuel Langhorne Clemens did it. Theodor Geisel did it. Why shouldn’t you? These mere mortals were able to brand themselves as Ann Landers, Mark Twain, and Dr. Seuss. They chose to keep their identities anonymous and apparently...
The 3 Things You Need to Learn About Blogging

The 3 Things You Need to Learn About Blogging

There are hundreds and thousands of blog-related articles on the Web. A lot them teach how to blog differently and uniquely among others, and some even offer crazy Web tricks to get clicks and readers. They always reiterate that we should think outside the box, with a...
10 Characteristics of a Great Blogger

10 Characteristics of a Great Blogger

There is a huge difference between a good blogger and a great blogger.  A great blogger contains certain characteristics and traits that sets them apart from the rest.  Having these ten qualities gives a blogger the power to understand what users what, how to create...