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...
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...
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...
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...
21 Key Benefits of Blogging

21 Key Benefits of Blogging

Different people blog for different reasons. For some, blogging is an excellent means of satisfying their personal ego. Many people blog because they earn a full-time income out of it. There are others who blog for academic benefits. Once you have stepped into the...
Using Weekly Features to Better your Blog

Using Weekly Features to Better your Blog

The internet has evolved to a point where blogging has become both a thoroughly researched and thoroughly mainstream affair—everybody blogs. Even novice bloggers know that great content is the key to a successful site, but what exactly “great content” means can be...
How to Write About Anything

How to Write About Anything

There are some internet marketers out there who work exclusively on campaigns they feel passionately about. Those lucky few generally have no lack of ideas and no problem churning out oodles of quality content on command. Unfortunately for the rest of us, we...
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...
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....
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...
Key Tips You Can Use to Design Your Blog

Key Tips You Can Use to Design Your Blog

In order to build something upon it, you should lay a firm foundation. Apart from what kind of content you offer your audience, you should also pay careful attention to what we call ‘visual branding’ of a blog. A well thought-out blog design can instantly create a...
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...
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...
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 _________...
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....
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...
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.

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...