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You always want to look your best… especially in a world where anyone can search for anything and also find anything! The same holds true for both bloggers, businesses, brands and everyone else in between. With over a billion active sites on the internet and more than half of the world’s population now having access to the internet, it’s now more important than ever to have a ...
Blogging used to be a very personal thing. People would open up a Livejournal account and complain about their relationship issues, share personal thoughts and collect favorite links. Now blogging is a straight up career path. Subjects are chosen based off of the profitability of their traffic predictions. Hours are spent crafting the perfect content and narrowing SEO and social strategies.
Why does writing have to be so hard? Not the actual “thinking up the words part”, but the “motivate yourself and follow through” part. Because it is, by its nature, a solitary and self sufficient activity, you have to be able to push yourself to complete each task. It doesn’t matter if you are writing a novel, a blog post, or a technical manual.
The success of your blog rests on your landing pages. Also referred to as sales pages or money pages, their main goal is to convert visitors. Whether your purpose is to increase your email list, turn visitors into customers, or any goal that requires your audience to commit to your desired action, your landing page must fulfill it.
Social media and internet communities provide you a unique opportunity to directly and instantly communicate with your target audience. These platforms let you create engagement, attract an audience and keep them hooked, given that you can manage your community well. In fact, communities can drive serious traffic to your blog and web pages, if you have the right outreach tacti ...
Your blog is your most prized online possession. It is the platform where you can establish credibility with your audience in your niche. Through the content you publish, you are able to build connections with your audience. At the same time, it is not uncommon for bloggers or brands to encounter threats in the online space.
Let's dive into this article by answering to a simple but silly question. Good Better Best What do you prefer? I am guessing you are assuming this question as a silly one. However, there are so many folks out there who are making a mistake while starting their Pay-per-click (PPC) campaign by maintaining the wrong metrics.
Content marketers are always looking for new ways to grow their brands and build awareness. To increase your business, you need to go where the customers are – and these days, your potential customers are almost guaranteed to be on some sort of social media network. Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media platforms have changed marketing.
Can you really create brand awareness on Twitter or gain profit by organizing a Twitter Chat? Well, the answer is a big “YES!” Over the last couple of years, Twitter has drastically grown with more than 300 million active monthly users. If used wisely, it can be a remarkable marketing tool for your brand.
Growing a site from zero to 10,000 monthly visitors is a BIG deal. Did you know that 81% of blogs NEVER get more than 100 visitors a day? If you are struggling to grow your website traffic, this post is exclusively for you. But before diving into the details, let’s first talk about the benefits of getting 10,000+ visitors per month to your blog or website.
Getting people to find your blog is one side of the story. Keeping them for a while is another side of it. While making people to find your blog is a tedious and not an easy thing, the saddest part comes when such a hardly earned visitor just chooses to hit the back button. Apart from clicking the back button (which is not useful to you) what else can a visitor do that could ...
As you recall, in our first article in this two-part series, we covered things like goals and how we can benefit from hiring Digital Agencies (which can include everything from Full-Service agencies to specialty agencies like the example we used of a company that has a specialty in the area of design for e-commerce sites).
One of the most effective ways to increasing your online visibility and building a successful blog is through guest blogging. Guest blogging involves reaching out other bloggers in your niche and offering valuable, interesting content in exchange for a publishing slot on their blogs. Essentially, guest blogging is the exchange of expertise and content for visibility and SEO benefits.
If you have a website, you want people to see it. If it’s a blog, you want people to read it, and if it’s a product, you want people to buy it. The first step is getting your page to pop during a search. Next, you need your target audience to click the link. At this point, the battle is not over. You need that customer to convert – to buy, follow, sign up, etc.
WordPress is undeniably the most popular Content Management System or CMS that helps DIY-bloggers build the site of their dreams. Unfortunately, its popularity also made it vulnerable to numerous security exploits. Plugins, for example, can be compromised due to code vulnerabilities and cause harm if installed to your WordPress blog.
We all want to get ahead, right? Or maybe we simply want to reach our dreams? Whatever your goal in life is, somehow you have found yourself thinking about blogging. Am I right? Great, then you have come to the right place for a two-part “Ultimate Blog Discussion.” Whether your goal is to start a blog for the first time, enhance your blog and make some money, or get some hel ...
So you invested hundreds and perhaps even thousands of dollars on SEO. Your blog is attracting traffic like public transit during rush hour. Your traffic stats are high, and so is the bounce rate. Apparently, people who visit are not hanging around to read your posts, subscribe or follow. Essentially, despite the traffic, your conversion rate is embarrassingly low.
What’s the fastest way to make money blogging? It is increasing your traffic from Google. If you are getting massive traffic from search engines, you will have unlimited ways to turn that traffic into money. You can use AdSense, affiliate marketing, product reviews, banner ads and a ton more ways to make money from that traffic.
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