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...
10 Quick Tips to Remember When Starting a Blog

10 Quick Tips to Remember When Starting a Blog

Pick a Niche: Blogs that have the most success stick to a specific niche. Do not just write about anything that comes to mind, write about your area of expertise. Cater your content to a specific audience and industry. Find the Right Blog Solution: Self-hosting or 3rd...
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...
Inside Look into 31 Days to Build a Better Blog

Inside Look into 31 Days to Build a Better Blog

I recently just finished reading the book, 31 Days to Build a Better Blog, by Darren Rowse of ProBlogger.  I want to start off by saying I wouldn’t write a review on something that I didn’t truly believe in.  But there are so many great ideas in this book...
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...
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...
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 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.

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...
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...
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...
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...
Must Have Firefox Plugin for Blog Commenting

Must Have Firefox Plugin for Blog Commenting

If you are like me, you have multiple identities when it comes to blog commenting. I comment with several identities for my own blog, my work, blogs I guest post on, and also my article marketing profiles. As you can imagine, this gets somewhat confusing and...
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 Keys to Rapid Blog Content Creation

The Keys to Rapid Blog Content Creation

I have been blogging for about 3 years now, so I like to think that I am getting pretty good at creating fast blog content, while still maintaining the quality.   I can remember when I first started out, it would take me hours just to try and force out a 300 word blog...
Making the Most Out of Guest Blogging

Making the Most Out of Guest Blogging

There have been a lot of great posts that talk about guest blogging and show you the value of reaching out to other authoritative blogs in your industry.  However I thought I would take a different angle on this post and talk about what makes your guest post stand out...
A Look at the New FeedBurner Beta

A Look at the New FeedBurner Beta

Ok, I know, I know. Tons of people are not fans of FeedBurner due to their inconsistent RSS subscriber count. But let’s get past that and look at the other things you can learn about your RSS subscribers through FeedBurner in their new beta version. How to Get...
Every Comment Matters

Every Comment Matters

I’ve been following quite a number of blogs for several years now, some more popular than others. They all vary in nature, as do the bloggers behind them – some are personal while others are formal and professional much like the SEM Blog I’ve been managing...
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....
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