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If you’re like most bloggers and content marketers, you spend a great deal of time sitting at your keyboard or at your desk, dedicatedly reading about new strategies or discovering competitors’ blogs. Your goals may include coming up with new ideas, refining your old tactics, or simply growing as a content marketer, but all of them relate to strategic improvement.
As a professional blogger, you have a dream setup that most other professionals would take a significant pay cut in order to enjoy. So, if you’re simply blogging from your bedroom on a week-in and week-out basis, you should probably question what you’re really doing with your time. You have the ability to work from anywhere in the world – so do it! Five Productivity Tips for Re ...
4 Mistakes Newbie Travel Bloggers Make December 20, 2016 by The Blog Herald Leave a Comment Earning money from traveling and writing about your journeys is an undeniably alluring concept. However, as with any business venture, success doesn’t come easily. After all, travel blogging isn’t just about constantly waiting for good deals from travel portals.
The Best Ways to Avoid Distractions whilst Blogging December 20, 2016 by The Blog Herald Leave a Comment Blogging seems like the dream job, right? After all, you can work from home, you pick your hours, and you’re basically your very own boss! In many ways, it is pretty amazing (um, hello, blogging in bed?!).
A lot of people are a bit timid when it comes to moving their website from one host to another. After all of that hard work in creating the blog, the last thing anyone wants is to lose data. However, it’s not all that difficult to transfer a website to a new host. All it takes is a bit of patience. Here are five tips to give you a smooth transition when moving the blog to a new host. 1.
If you’ve never heard of an SQL injection, don’t worry; it’s a term that only really entered the public consciousness in the last few years. Describing a way for hackers and other criminals to steal data, an SQL injection basically makes let’s malicious people inject bad code into a website’s database and then they can tamper with the website, such as by sending customer detail ...
The dream of getting paid to travel the world has become a recognised and popular profession in recent years with a huge number intrepid of travel bloggers out there right now. With so many writers saturating the web with their tales and tips for travellers, new bloggers tend to follow established patterns and copy the success of others, therefore contributing to the monotonousness of it all.
As a blogger, one of the last things you want to think about is your taxes. Unfortunately, the IRS doesn’t care if you’re a blogger or the CEO of a Fortune 500 company. If you earn revenue in any form or fashion, then you have to report it to the IRS and pay taxes. Five Things You Need to Know Whether you’ve filed your own taxes in the past or this is your first year, there are ...
It’s almost expected at this point for the web to work flawlessly. And it’s easy to see why: Titans like AOL and Microsoft are just expected to run their websites and services as they’re supposed to be run. As a result, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that these services are subject to flaws and failures too.
Email marketing is booming. Most smart online marketers are using it, and projections show that it will continue growing. It is insanely profitable, with a 3800% average ROI. For you to make the most of it, you need to use the right tools. Some of the most popular email marketing services include GetResponse and Infusionsoft. They both get the job done and can be greatly automated.
The internet is incredibly vast, but did you know that WordPress powers about 26% of all websites? Due to its scalability, flexibility, and smooth learning curve, WordPress is the preferred CMS (Content Management System) of site owners. It also features a well-organized, visual dashboard so you can manage every aspect of your site without having to deal with code.
With over 500 million monthly active users, bloggers and marketers continue to increase their adoption of Instagram in their promotion strategies. According to statistics, about 48.5% of businesses use Instagram for marketing, and this number is expected to increase to 70.7% by the year 2017. Moreover, 75% of users interact with brands and visit their websites – making Instagr ...
Are you looking for ways to make the process of creating and selling your content a lot less overwhelming? I don’t blame you. I mean, when you think about the many phases that you need to go through to develop and sell your content, it makes even the best of us cringe due to how massive the scope of the project is.
Online marketing can become so complex, that it’s easy to find yourself sitting on your laurels, head in hands, thinking, “where am I going to find the time and expertise to grow my WordPress website business?” Enter marketing automation. More to the point, the GetResponse marketing automation system, because it’s affordable for startups and entrepreneurs.
The quality of web hosting is one of the most overlooked factors that can determine a blog’s success. Fair enough, all web hosting services are capable of making a site online and accessible to the intended users. However, when it comes to uptime, speed, and security, subpar hosting will get you nowhere. That said, you need to look beyond the price tag when choosing a web host for your blog.
You know you need an email list, but nobody signs up. You change things around, but the problem persists. How can you get email subscribers? You could help your customers with their bleeding neck problems if only they would sign up. If you are struggling to grow a responsive email list, here are five strategies that you may not have used.
The days of old spun content that is merely there to get a link in order to boost search engine ranking effectively are gone. While this marketing tactic can benefit a company in the short term it has no long term benefits especially if one of these “link farms” are penalized by Google. Content being king is no news to many people in the industry but now the approach to content ...
Trying to build your website? Then you’ve probably already heard of WordPress. As the most popular content management system to date, WordPress powers over 76.5 million websites, be it personal blogs, industry news portals, online stores, or business websites. With its smooth learning curve and versatility, even beginners can get a fully-functional site up and run within minutes.
For many entrepreneurs and business owners, there’s a very real fear associated with blogging. This fear is often rooted in the permanency of words on the internet and the feeling that others will pick apart your work. The good news is that there are ways to overcome your fear of blogging and become a more confident writer.
Building relationships is a huge part of business especially when it comes to the marketing sector. A great relationship with a publisher or writer can be profitable for both sides. Influencer marketing is no different as a great relationship with an influencer can lead to both sides making quite a bit of money.