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10 Blog Commenting Tips To Get Traffic From Other Blogs

In Traffic by Matt Wolfe5 Comments

Probably one of the easiest (yet widely underrated) traffic strategies out there is blog commenting. The bloggers who haven’t yet latched on to this simple traffic generation method are missing out, because there are few things better than leveraging the already-existing audience of a blog and channeling it to your own. If you think in work-to-result ratios, then blog commenting …

Beginner’s Guide to Setting up a Self-hosted WordPress Blog

In Blog Tips, Technical by Matt Wolfe1 Comment

Over the last decade or so, blogging has emerged as a promising career option and many bloggers have adopted it as a full time profession making a decent living out of it. Business entities big and small alike are integrating blogs into their website for better engagement and conversion. From blogging for hobby on a free platform like Blogspot to …

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15 Quick Fixes To Increase Your Blog Opt-in Rates Today

In Traffic by Matt Wolfe0 Comments

In blogging and Internet marketing in general, conversions are everything. Really. Just think about it – getting 1,000 visitors a day is great. But if none of those visitors subscribe to your blog, i.e. converts, what’s the point? You might be getting hoards of traffic, but if none of those visitors actually hop onto your mailing list, chances are that you won’t be …

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How to Start a Content Curation Blog

In Content by Matt Wolfe0 Comments

In a recent post, we took a look at what content curation can do for bloggers as well as the audience you’re intending to reach. In today’s post, we’ll give you a blow-by-blow on the basics of curation in order to teach you how to start a content curation blog. To begin with, it’s important to note that curation is …

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How to Find the Best Affiliate Products to Promote On Your Blog

In Blog Tips by Kalen Smith0 Comments

Many bloggers hope to become millionaires from affiliate marketing. This is a realistic goal, but unfortunately few marketers ever reach that dream. A recent survey from last year’s Affiliate Summit found that nearly 40% of affiliate marketers make less than $5,000 a year. One of the largest reasons some affiliates are more successful is that they know how to find the …

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Stop Blogging in a Vacuum: How to Increase Engagement

In Blog Tips, Content by Kali Hawlk3 Comments

You know those motivational posters your middle school teachers had plastered all over their classrooms? The ones that featured a set of whales leaping out of the ocean with the caption, “TEAMWORK” and included a little quote that was supposed to convince you not to hate all your group-work assignments? These made easy targets for the parody “demotivational” posters that …

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Design Elements that Kill a Blog & How to Fix Them

In Design by Jacqueline Thomas4 Comments

The death of a blog is a sad thing to witness. Strangled by pervasive advertisements, bludgeoned by the overuse of pop-ups, and drowned in huge blocks of text, too many good blogs are found wanting. Many bloggers believe incredible content overshadows design, but it’s actually quite opposite–bad design overshadows good content, every time. Does this mean you must create or …

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Blog Security 101 – Part 1

In Blog Tips, Technical by Jeff Orloff0 Comments

There is no doubt that WordPress is the most popular web application for building a presence on the Internet. Currently, there are over 74 million web sites using WordPress and that number makes up a staggering 18.9 percent of all web sites on the Internet. But being so popular has a price; when the bad guys know that so many …

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How To Use Google Hangouts On Air To Promote Your Brand

In Technical, Traffic by David N0 Comments

With the steady and significant uptick in algorithm updates since 2004, Google has notified the internet of the importance of quality. The king of search has always set the standard when it comes to search engine etiquette, and its search facility still serves as a major gateway for website traffic. Although the avenues available for large-scale traffic have widened to …

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7 Ways To Blog With Google In Mind

In Recent Posts by Joshua Hoe0 Comments

Google SEO? Seriously? At this moment you might be literally pulling your hair out – wondering how, after getting so much of your life sucked into your blog, you will have time to learn about writing for Google too? Your blog is not just about what you write about. For your blog to be successful it also has to be about …