While many people start blogging out of a passion for a particular subject, being able to make money as a result of that blogging and that passion is a bonus few would turn away. Successfully doing so, however, is easier dreamt of, talked about, and read about than done — especially if you want to continue to provide value to your readers and avoid the risk of chasing any away. Here are seven ways you can monetize your blog’s traffic that won’t also make your readers want to leave. [Read more…]
There’s content being written all over the internet these days for various clients and publishing sites. This makes it a challenge for those seeking to blog for the love of blogging. The good news is that if you write in a certain niche, your chances for success are boosted almost instantly. The bad news is that niche blogging isn’t nearly as easy as it sounds.
If you want to make it in a specific niche, you must come up with a unique theme or perspective to accompany your blog. It involves pulling from your professional experience that makes you an expert on your topic. That doesn’t come naturally to everyone.
It takes work, but niche blogging is one of the best methods for getting the top spot on Google search engines. Through this highly specific avenue, bloggers can learn to make money and build their name in the blogging industry. It just takes a few steps to get started. [Read more…]
As you well know, there are hundreds of ecommerce websites online that do almost the exact same thing as you. If you want to be distinct, consider putting some extra focus on your blog.
According to research from Huffington Post, business marketers that use blogs actually receive 67 percent more leads than those who don’t. In addition, these increased outbound links by 97 percent, drawing more attention for the sites. These statistics should be enough to convince you that your ecommerce blog is important, and if you want to take it to the next level, here are some things you should do. [Read more…]
The first campaign was weeks long, on a billboard over a well-traveled thoroughfare outside of Minneapolis. Once a week, the billboard was painted over. Green, one week. Then Red. Finally, in its last iteration, blue. [Read more…]
In order to stay relevant in the evolving blogosphere, bloggers need to invest in video content. You don’t have to completely transform your blog into a “vlog,” but you should have a plan for integrating visual content into your existing strategy. If you don’t, you’ll get left behind sooner or later. [Read more…]
To those considering starting a blog, the process seems easy: Choose a subject, create a site, and start sharing your brilliance with the world. How hard could it be to write about the stuff you’re interested in, take photos, and post it online? [Read more…]
From a content marketing point of view, data visualization is extremely important. As we move through 2016, we’ll continue to shift away from text-based content and slowly gravitate towards visual mediums. However, that doesn’t mean people want less substance. They simply want to consume information in visually enticing ways. One such way is through the use of maps. [Read more…]
For bloggers, writing quality content isn’t the most difficult task. In reality, the trickiest aspect of publishing good posts is finding the right imagery to support the post. Because of the ease and simplicity of stock images, most bloggers resort to selecting cold, boring stock pictures. If this sounds familiar, you need to stop. Your selection of stock images may actually be damaging your blog’s reputation. [Read more…]
Looking to buy a franchise or to expand your current business? There’s no better place to get timely information and advice than a blog all about franchising. Fortunately, there are several blogs devoted to the practice that can increase your knowledge and help you to evaluate the best opportunities to start a new business. Here are ten of the most popular franchising blogs on the web. [Read more…]
As a blogger, you are limited by three things. First comes creativity. If you don’t have creativity, you’ll never be able to launch a blog and consistently populate it with fresh, relevant content that engages readers. Second comes your writing ability. A creative idea is only successful if you’re able to put it into words and convey your thoughts with compelling language. Third comes your tools. Every blogger needs tools and resources to maximize time, polish posts, and produce share-worthy content. [Read more…]