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...
Interview with Ghost Bloggers Creator, Davy Kestens

Interview with Ghost Bloggers Creator, Davy Kestens

Recently I connected with Davy Kestens, an Internet Entrepreneur who recently created a brand new service called Ghost Bloggers.  Ghost Bloggers is essentially a marketplace where content publishers and content buyers can do business.  This allows bloggers to create...
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...
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...
7 Reasons Why No One is Reading Your Blog

7 Reasons Why No One is Reading Your Blog

How many repeat visitors to your website or blog do you really have? If the latest statistics show that nobody’s coming back to your site for more than a perfunctory second look, chances are there is a problem – or multiple problems. Here are seven likely reasons why...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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....
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...
Let the Power of Blogging Work for Your Business

Let the Power of Blogging Work for Your Business

You hear all the time why blogging is great for business.  Well, practically speaking it is.  Companies more than likely shy away from it because of the time it requires to formulate a well-meaning blog. Blogging has just about as much power than social media does to...
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...
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...