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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
Blogging Best Practices on How to Engage your Reader

Blogging Best Practices on How to Engage your Reader

The quickest way is not always the best way to attract readers to your blog, taking a hot news topic and going against most of the world’s opinion on a current political situation always can start up a tornado of debate, and rebuke. This is not going to make any money...
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...
Improve Your Content Marketing With Infographics

Improve Your Content Marketing With Infographics

Content marketing plays an important role in attracting customers to your product/service. One of the best ways to improve content marketing is to use infographics for driving more visitors to your website. According to the Survey, the fastest growing content format...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...