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There are many tools you can utilize to increase your social shares and followers however it’s important to leverage them correctly. Topsy.com and buzzsumo.com are “2” awesome tools that breakdown social statistics into essential elements like total shares, filter by date, format of content, etc. However, recently I discovered another awesome way to use these tools to directly ...
Google has long dominate the web by providing the best user experience so I’m NOT surprised at the recent announcement that they will be making more tweaks to their search engine. They’ve made it very clear mobile-friendly websites will be ranking higher within the SERP’s because of the increasing number of people skimming the net using their mobile devices.
Many people state “conflict” is great for business because it enlightens different views and provides you insight into what’s important. However, conflict can be a road block in your business so it’s important you know the different types of resolutions you can apply to your business model. The models we’ll be discussing are important so you achieve an outcome good for you and your business.
Did you know you can double or even triple your traffic within a few hours by networking with authority people? I created an expert post asking all the interviewee’s to share it once published and it generated 2-3 times more my daily traffic in “1” hour. The power of networking and having the right people on your team cannot be underestimated.
With all these changes taking place in Google it’s no wonder people are a bit concerned over how SEO will be changed going forward. However, it’s important to know that with all these algorithm changes we’ve learned a lot about the direction Google is taking us. I’ve noticed a trend developing and have started to leverage what I’ve learned.
In order for you to benefit from social media marketing you have to test various things to ensure they provide optimal results. When promoting content through social media it’s important you know the following… Best social platforms Type of content Format of content Time and day #hastags Etc Above I’ve just listed the basics and some of the other factors you’ll ...
The concept of blogging can be very complicated from start to finish and it takes months to get used to writing, publishing and promoting. However, many believe writing content and generating brand awareness is the most difficult part when blogging however I’ve just come across some more troubling. I believe the way you market your blog is more damaging to your blog than anything else.
Over the last 7 years I’ve worked with many different types of people across the world involved in every profession possible. It’s no secret in order to survive online you’ll have to do things differently. When a small business comes to me asking for my feedback on their future I’ll always start by asking them this universal question: Do you have an online presence? It doesn’t ...
Welcome to part 2 of my marketing series and we’re looking at ways to market your blog increasing traffic and engagement. If you’ve been blogging for years then you’ve probably tried many different marketing methods tweaking them along the way. However, for beginners it important to use the methods that work and NOT to invest in those which produce no results.
Over time, buying domain names has become a very popular business. It’s said that FB.com was purchased by Facebook.com for 9 million dollars because of the amount of users new to Facebook typing in FB.com when searching for Facebook.com. Not to mention, the web has grown enormous and there are some websites that are NO longer active.
There is no argument Google is the best source of traffic through organic optimization. However, it’s important with the shifting trends that you start to rely on other forms of traffic. I’ve always been a big fan of NOT being dependent on a single traffic source because if you lose it, then you’ll be left cold.
Here’s a quick definition I pulled off Google search… “Digital marketing is a term that has been around for quite awhile but hasn’t been very well defined, encompassing things like banner advertising, search engine optimization (SEO) and pay per click. Yet, this is too narrow of a definition.” Digital marketing is changing because the marketing systems that use to work befo ...
When blogging for profit, it’s all about making sure you have the right keywords in your content. However, when saying “the right”, you have to make sure they’re profitable for you, or it won’t be converting, getting a return on your investment. However, the changing search patterns within Google has made it very difficult to find the right “profitable” keywords because they’ve ...
Guest blogging is probably the best way to generate huge amounts of targeted traffic to your blog. It’s so effective that that’s the only method I recommend for anyone trying to spike traffic to their blog quickly. Other conventional methods like banner advertising costs enormous money and a solid SEO campaign takes time. However, guest blogging is only effective if you know what you’re doing.
With so much content online, you have to find a unique way to stand out. This means doing things differently than others and creating content that resonates with your readers. However, you’ve probably noticed that much of the content is similar and this has to do with niche related competition. It’s just hard to find a blogging environment that hasn’t been tapped into.
To create a buzz, you have to get your content noticed and in front of people. You can write some of the best content online but if you don’t have any effective channels to market, then it’s not going to do any good to anyone. Because the web is so huge, there are many channels that have been created to effectively organize the information.
Statistically, over 75% of people use WordPress as their blogging platform and this is an enormous number. I’m not surprised by this statistic because WordPress truly offers you a complete blogging package, starting with an easy to use interface, and plug-in customizations, which is perfect for all of those with little coding experience.
YouTube is an awesome source of traffic and for building brand awareness. The interface is very simple to use because you can create a video using some of the FREE tools available online and publish it within minutes. YouTube.com has incorporate some easy to fill out meta-title, description, and keyword fields to optimize your videos.
Lately, Google has been making some serious changes to their algorithm and guidelines. With these changes comes the potential of losing rankings within the SERP’s if you’ve been caught off guard and haven’t been following the do’s and don’ts. To overcome the search changes, I’ve been writing content about Google Panda, Google Places, and the Disavow Tool.
When growing your blog, you’re going to have enormous contradicting information that can easily throw you off track. The Internet is so vast that it has its benefits but you can get caught up in information overload. For those of you not aware of this terminology, it’s when you have too much information from different sources that you lose sight of what’s correct and will guide ...