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The Current State of Content Marketing [Infographic] February 20, 2017 by Blog Herald Leave a Comment Content marketing provides a huge opportunity for many businesses to bring in new clients and keep existing clients returning. The leads that quality content can generate are invaluable for the businesses who get them.
Have you been looking for a way to connect with your subscribers, but don’t have a lot of time to spend? Most marketers know that staying connected with potential customers is necessary for growing their business, but getting started may seem challenging, expensive, or both. Email marketing is a diverse marketing tool that businesses can use to reach an audience, reinforce rel ...
WordPress wouldn’t be such a resourceful and customizable CMS without such a diverse range of plugins. And there are quite a number of really good ones available these days, including very nifty SEO plugins. Now you might be wondering: but which ones are the best? Today I’m going to show you 5 killer yet not-so-popular WordPress SEO plugins.
A new blog is created every 7 seconds. Can you believe that? Even more mind blowing is that almost 3 million new posts are written every single day. Of course, many of these blogs flop or are quickly abandoned. Successful blogs, on the other hand, contain some common elements that make them reader friendly and very popular.
5 Easy Steps to Detect What WordPress Theme a Site is Using January 10, 2017 by Blog Herald Leave a Comment WordPress started off as just a simple, intuitive way of creating and managing a blog, but soon flourished into a huge platform where anyone, regardless of their programming skills, can create an entire website and run their own business.
Tax season is coming, and small business owners should start preparing now in order to save some stress. Because we know just how busy small business owners are, we have made sure to share simple tips that you won’t consider a hassle in themselves. Tax tips for bloggers 1. Purchase Tax Software Designed for Small Businesses Tax software – whether it be W-2 software or 1099 soft ...
You may have heard of the many ways a well-conceived content marketing strategy can benefit a blog or business by helping you in developing valuable content, establishing yourself as an industry leader and generally improving the connection between you and your audience. Whilst content marketing may be the ideal method for bloggers to grow their readership and get a foothold i ...
You’ve heard it over and over: “You’ve got to have an awesome SEO strategy!” Why? Because everyone on the internet seems to be saying it. Here’s the truth… The random internet people are right this time. Sorry. You actually do need an awesome SEO strategy. We can say this because of the overwhelming proof. DATA: 3.5 billion searches are done on Google every day.
It is no secret that bloggers have to wear many different hats; content creators, content marketers, social media managers, website administrators, search engine optimization to name a few. Many bloggers even venture into Pay Per Click, email marketing, and inbound marketing. Many bloggers believe they have a grasp on content creation.
Tools help us achieve what we want to achieve. They help up do some faster. They help us build and communicate with our audience. They practically help us do everything. A lot of the time, though, it’s hard what tool to choose for whatever you want to do. Whether it’s to create blog content, drive traffic, or even make money.
While the myth of millennial entrepreneur – independent startup owner with a promising new app – is still alive and well, the truth is that this generation is on its way to becoming the least entrepreneurial generation in US history. The statistics are there to back it up. A Wall Street Journal analysis of data gathered by Federal Reserve reveals that the share of business owne ...
All avid bloggers know that coming up with fresh ideas for content is one of the most challenging aspects of the trade. Sometimes you have to put in the legwork and do some research to find trending topics you can piggyback off of, while other times inspiration strikes you in the most random of moments.
Setting up a WordPress blog is a relatively straightforward task, but as with getting anything right, the devil is usually in the details. Here are 5 things you probably hadn’t considered when setting up your first WordPress blog. Learn from them, so next time you start a new blog, you’ll know better.
Every company asks this question at least once in regards to content marketing: How much content should we be producing to make a measurable impact? With hundreds of “gurus” in varying digital disciplines sharing 50 shades of gray area every day, it’s difficult to determine the right number for any company.
If you’ve been blogging for a while, you know that awesome content can lead to better SEO rankings, a bigger audience and money in your pockets. But, at the same time, producing all of that great content takes a lot of effort, so you want to get every bit of value out of your posts. Fortunately, there’s a simple way to do just that: Live Chat.
When websites and blogs struggle to generate value from the content they publish, it can be difficult to identify the reasons. However, just as any good doctor does when a patient exhibits symptoms of being unhealthy, it’s essential for you to study the signs and identify the root causes of your shortcomings.
Once you’ve made the decision to self-host your blog, you have a number of options to choose from. You could go the completely custom route and purchase a server and set up your own mini data center, but that’s probably more time consuming and complex than you need at this point. Or, in the more likely scenario, you can choose to go with a hosting provider.
It doesn’t really matter why you chose the non-traditional way of making money by freelancing. If you’re still doing it, you’ve definitely found out it’s a tough business. And one of the reasons is that employers often expect to find cheap services from people in need of money and with a lot of time on their hands – which is almost never the case.
When Google decides which content to feature on search results, the company weighs several factors. One of the most important is the quality of the content. Since 93 percent of marketers use content marketing and the majority of readers prefer quality content over anything else, this is an essential element of writing.
The European Union has made headlines for introducing some much needed clarifications and updates to the outdated original data protection policy. This original framework consisted of two main foundations: the Data Protection Directive and the ePrivacy Directive. These directives were originally written in the 1990’s, a time before technology, Internet and constant connections ...