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Crank Up Your Copy: Ideas to Improve Your Content

In Content by Kali Hawlk1 Comment

If you’re blogging for business – or running a blog for a business – you need to have stellar copy. The best ideas, arguments, and offers won’t get you any new clients or convert readers into loyal followers if they are conveyed poorly. The quality of your copy matters when it comes to determining your blogging success. You may be …

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Blog Security 101 – Part 2

In Technical by Jeff Orloff0 Comments

The first part of this article covered some of the basics when it comes to WordPress security. This installment will focus on some of the basic steps you can take to address some of the vulnerabilities that are common to web applications and those that are unique to WordPress itself. A Foundation in Good Security Before we start with installing …

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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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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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Grow Your Blog’s Traffic With These “Off The Beaten Path” Ideas

In Traffic by Lori Soard0 Comments

If you’ve been blogging for a while, you’ve probably tried some of the traditional marketing methods out there, such as  advertising on various sites. However, by keeping an open mind to “off the beaten path” marketing ideas to grow your blog traffic, you can generate more blog traffic and build a blog brand’s credibility even faster with less competition. Another …

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5 Things to Include In Every Blog Post

In Blog Tips by Charissa Struble0 Comments

Blogging is a great way to get to know your audience.  It puts you directly into contact with them.  It provides you with an opportunity to explain, in detail, the products and services your business offers.  It gives you the chance to give a voice to your blog, answer questions, and address some of the concerns your customers might face …