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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The European Union has made headlines for introducing some much needed clarifications and updates to the outdated original data protection policy.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 ...
Blogging offers the convenience of working from home, choosing your own hours, and writing about nearly anything you like. But not everyone gets paid a lot to do the work, unfortunately. In fact, the majority of bloggers earn a salary that’s well under the national average, specifically averaging less than $3.50 per day.
Imagine the situation when your try to sell exquisite vegetarian menu on Friday night at the sports bar full of football beer-and-beef fans waiting for “Bread and circuses” and their raw steak. Hmm, something will definitely go wrong. No wonder that the rule number one before even trying to sell something is to clearly define the portrait of your potential customer.
Blogging is a proven money-maker in today’s digital landscape for everyone from solopreneurs to big brands. Here are seven ways you can make money and receive real returns on your digital publishing investments. In the early days of the internet, if you couldn’t write programming code yourself, you needed to be able to pay someone to write the code in order to bring a website to digital life.
A Look Behind the Curtain of the Fashion Blogging World June 17, 2016 by Blog Herald Leave a Comment As we’ve recently seen, there are some bloggers who have become completely disillusioned with the blogging industry, citing it as too staged, unoriginal, and simply a waste of time. However, this industry – when used in the right way – can be used as an unequivocal force for good.
To remain competitive in the unforgiving landscape of online marketing, you need to adopt tools and exploit the latest trends to optimize your marketing channels, business processes, and your team’s productivity. However, it is important to be smart with your toolset choices. With today’s myriad of marketing software, it is easy to overspend and overcomplicate your marketing.
Becoming a successful blogger means that you have the ability to work from basically anywhere. However, this is only true for those who take full advantage of their smartphones. Impressively, if you know a few tips and tricks, you can run your entire blog from your phone. Blogging from your phone, however, is only an intelligent move if you make the most of your resources.
According to market research firm eMarketer, e-commerce sales will go beyond $3.5 trillion over the next five years, demonstrating the monumental money making potential the Internet can afford. But while today’s online world enables businesses to sell their products and services on a global scale, some entrepreneurs have made money off the web itself.
It’s something that no blogger ever wants to see: A message from a reader, telling you that something is wrong with your site. Hackers can do any number of things to your blog if they gain access to it, from installing malware to completely replacing your existing content with something else (usually offensive), to causing redirects to other harmful sites, or even locking you o ...
If you have a great idea for a website, you’re first going to need to purchase a domain name. If you’re new to blogging, you have to realize that a domain is quite different than a web hosting plan (which is a term you encounter often). A domain name is the URL of the site – the “address” where people can find you – while the web host is where all the data in your blog is stored.
Name one brand that isn’t in social media. Give up? That’s because today, when something is not in social media, it probably doesn’t exist. People, events, brands, even government institutions are engaging their followers through social media. Brands invest in social media marketing because it doesn’t just guarantee awareness or increase profit.
Are you thinking about starting a blog? If you are, this is the right post for you, because we are here to show you some really important things you need to know, and we are sure that, if you follow these tips, you will save yourself a lot of valuable time and energy. First, if you do not have a blog yet, and are wondering what the best way to get it started is, no worries! We ...
Your blog is your happy place and it can make you feel like the rest of the world and your daily problems are far away. But we know that your day job always manages to eat a little bit too much of your time and you are left with little or no space for blogging. If only they made days longer than 24 hours, this would all be easily fixable.