SEO madness with excessive numbers of backlinks might have led to a temporary decline in popularity of guest posting services in content marketing (which didn’t last for long), but for bloggers guest posts always remained a steady way to get promotion and recognition. If you desperately wish to gain more readers or to reach new target audience, perhaps you should give guest posting a try. However, you’d better use certain stealthy tactics not to let yourself and your target blog down. [Read more…]
There are some who argue that writer’s block is just a myth. But for those who have spent hours staring at a computer screen, writing sentences and erasing them over and over, it’s far from a myth. The next time you’re struggling to find inspiration for your blog, give these tricks a shot. [Read more…]
There are multiple ways to earn revenue as a blogger, and selling products is one of them. Whether you develop your own products or get them from a supplier, you can make a pretty penny off your blog and help to further the reach of your posts. However, this is very much like starting a business, and it’s not going to be an easy journey.
Once you’ve set up a strong blogging foundation and have a decent readership, selling products on your blog gets easier. Before you know it, you could be making $5,000 per month…or even $30,000 per month! All you need is a great product, a good blogging foundation, and a lot of dedication. If you’re interested in selling products on your blog, here are some things you should do. [Read more…]
Paid search advertising remains one of the most effective marketing tactics that any e-commerce business can employ. It can also be an exercise in frustration when the results aren’t meeting expectations – not to mention, a colossal waste of money. [Read more…]
So, you’re regularly posting on social media channels and your SEO strategy is at the top of its game, your brand presence however is still not a patch on what you’d like it to be. Where can you go from here? Nowadays, the only answer to this question is blogger outreach. [Read more…]
Time management is undeniably one of the most important skills as a blogger. It’s particularly easy to lose track of how long it’s been since your last post, especially if you have a day job or taking up freelance writing gigs on the side. [Read more…]
Pinterest and niche blogs go together like chips and salsa. In fact, it can be more reliable than Facebook or Twitter for reaching your ideal audience. Relevant pins are 100 times more effective than tweets when it comes to spreading your content. This is why you should always choose the right boards for promoting your blog. Pins also last significantly longer than regular Facebook posts; enabling you to maximize the gains for your original content. [Read more…]
How much does it really cost to run a blog? At first glance, it seems like a project with no overhead—there are a plethora of free website builders and personal blogging platforms you could utilize. And yet any professional blogger (or entrepreneur in general) will tell you it’s unrealistic to expect success without making some kind of initial investment.
Running a blog is an investment of both time and money. It’s not all that different from starting a business, and requires much of the same kinds of expenditures. Let’s look at the three most important blog-related expenses and discuss how to get the most bang for your buck. [Read more…]
Landing pages are designed to engage, convince, and convert users. The purpose is to make website visitors paying customers. Unfortunately, very few brands actually do an efficient job of developing high-converting landing pages. Instead, they’re unknowingly throwing money down the drain by paying to send traffic to pages that aren’t properly developed or formatted. [Read more…]