Archive for the ‘Blogging Tips’ Category
Rich Gorman is a sales expert, direct response marketer, and blogger. In today’s age, when there countless “experts” offering advice on what to do to get results, it can be difficult deciding on what advice to follow.
Rich has a proven track record and years of experience, and his advice has been featured on reputable sites like Search Engine Journal and MediaBistro; I have been studying him for awhile now and I would like to share some of his tips for increasing online sales. Read More
It’s no secret that link building is one of the most popular methods for small businesses looking to improve their online rankings. For this reason, there have been tons of companies, experts, and new tools surfacing to try and help companies build a link portfolio and earn quality backlinks. Unfortunately, this also means that there are many SEO agencies and articles out there trying to cut corners and offer poor link building advice (which is easy to do when working in such a changing industry like SEO). The moral of the story: It’s important that small businesses understand what makes a great link portfolio in the eyes of Google.
Characteristics of a Great Link Building Campaign
What many are beginning to realize is that earning a backlink from a great website isn’t always going to be enough. This backlink has to be something readers can trust, it has to be relevant, and you have to have a variety of links. These are essentially the three things needed to move from a good link profile to a great link profile. Read More
As the search engine optimization (SEO) world continues to grow and develop, it has diverged into two main strategies: national SEO and local SEO. Depending on your business, one strategy may be more applicable and effective than the other. As a small business you should focus primarily on local SEO (although some national SEO practices can be applicable) to increase the visibility of your business online. The key to implementing a successful local SEO strategy is acquiring both links and citations for your company. Read More
Nature is wonderful. One of the best things to do with nature is go camping in it.
Say you’ve just returned from your third camping adventure; now what? You remember the feel of the breeze blowing through your hair, the way the leaves crackled under your feet as you looked for firewood. Your senses are reeling from all that nature has to offer. But all of a sudden you realize: the trip is over.
Now you’re back home and surrounded by your work. You may feel the urge to write about all you learned while on your camping excursion. Maybe you kept a journal, took loads of pictures, and even shot some video clips. As you look through your camping experiences and read about your adventures, you get the perfect idea.
Why not blog about it! Blogging is the perfect way to share experiences. If your business involves blogging, then you’ll want to find ways to write about your experiences that will interest and benefit your reader. With your camping blog, you can also experience your trip all over again and in a whole new way.
There are three basic tips on how to blog about your camping adventures. Check them out below. Read More
By definition, a franchise business is never alone. However, individual franchise operations regularly face new challenges that make each location feel as though its problems are unique.
When problems arise, there are few directions toward which the franchise owner can turn for assistance. A rising amount of online discussion has recently suggested that blogging might offer some better franchise business strategies.
There are at least four ways you can use blogging in your franchise business strategy to improve all aspects of the chain. Read More
“Gamification is the process of using game thinking and mechanics to engage audiences and solve problems” – Gabe Zicherman
People have an innate desire to play games, whether it’s a hardcore gamer playing Xbox through the night, a family gathering around a board game on a Sunday afternoon, or a stag party off for a weekend of hedonism in Las Vegas. Given the choice, and whether we realise it or not, we would probably choose playing games over most other activities. Gamification is a concept that has many applications in the business world, but particularly across digital media. It’s about applying game mechanics to non-gaming situations. Game mechanics. Big word. You’re probably telling yourself: “I’m no big shot game developer.” Well, you don’t have to be. You simply need to understand how the process works, and its impact on users. Read More
Content marketing is quickly becoming the way of the future for brands and individuals looking to promote their business and web presence. Creating valuable and interesting content is an efficient method for attracting web traffic and encouraging engagement across different digital marketing channels.
But what about the little guys?
Bloggers and webmasters of small sites just trying to build their audience? While large companies and organizations have the resources to pay for web content, investing in media and content creation is a bigger challenge for small businesses and individual bloggers. Rather than stretching your budget and paying for expensive media development, finding ways to create and curate your own content is a much more feasible proposition. Below is a list of popular content categories and suggestions for adding them to your marketing scheme. Read More
Maintaining a blog can be a lot of work, but you’ll probably find a lot of fulfillment in it as well.
Launching a well-kept blog with original content can lead to new opportunities, including the chance to earn money running ads, collaborating with other bloggers, and eliciting writing jobs with examples of your work. By writing about something you’re passionate about, you won’t only inspire others, but you can learn more and get better yourself by interacting with readers and doing research for your blog posts.
The sky’s the limit when you start a blog. Here are three basic tips on how to build a niche blog. Read More
Home decor is one of the most popular topics in the blogging world today. HGTV and other home decorating cable channels are on the rise, and homeowners and renters alike are looking for ways to spruce up their living quarters.
Whether you’re inspired to be budget-conscious, style-specific, a DIY queen, or just an eclectic mix of all sorts of approaches to home decor, here are a number of tips for starting your blog that will help you gain popularity and benefit your audience. Read More