Leverage the Long Tail of Search on Your Blog
13th of May 2011 Guest Blogger 34

Leverage the Long Tail of Search on Your Blog

This guest post is by Eric Enge of Stone Temple Consulting. Not getting all the search traffic you would like to get to your blog? One way to improve your results is to tap into long tail search terms to use in your posts. This is not always that easy ...more
Search Engine Optimization
How to Turn a Blog Post into a Press Release
12th of May 2011 Guest Blogger 39

How to Turn a Blog Post into a Press Release

This guest post is by Erika Gimbel, a Chicago freelance writer. If you’re an ace at writing blog copy, you can write an excellent press release. Both have many of the same elements: strong headlines, top-down format (most important stuff up front), etc. You already know that press releases are ...more
Blog Promotion
Blogosphere Trends + Readability Scoring
12th of May 2011 Kimberly Turner 35

Blogosphere Trends + Readability Scoring

Do you know your blog’s readability score? If not, there are several ways to find out. But before you go calculating, let’s talk about why you should even care. For starters, the average American adult reads at a level between eighth and ninth grade, according to the National Adult Literacy ...more
Search Engine Optimization
7 Habits of Professional Bloggers
11th of May 2011 Guest Blogger 77

7 Habits of Professional Bloggers

This guest post is by Ali Luke of Aliventures. Your blog isn’t growing as fast as you’d hoped. You’re working hard—and trying to follow all the advice which you’ve read online—but you’re not seeing the traffic or subscriber levels that you’d like, and you’re not making quit-your-day-job levels of money. ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
ProBlogger’s Guide to Your First Week of Blogging [50% Off This Week]
11th of May 2011 Darren Rowse 27

ProBlogger’s Guide to Your First Week of Blogging [50% Off This Week]

In 2002 I published my first ever blog post. I don’t remember too much about what I wrote in it, but I still vividly remember the feelings and questions I had as I hit Publish. Who’s going to read this? How will they find it? What will their reaction be? ...more
Featured Posts
How My Blog Landed Me on Yahoo’s Homepage (Twice) in the First Year
10th of May 2011 Guest Blogger 78

How My Blog Landed Me on Yahoo’s Homepage (Twice) in the First Year

This guest post is by Jaime Tardy of EventualMillionaire.com. Within six months of starting my blog I was contacted by a reporter from CNN. Less than a month later I was on CNNMoney.com and did an interview on CNN Newsroom with Tony Harris. A week after that, my story (and ...more
Blog Promotion
Set Up Your Blog for Product Reviews
9th of May 2011 Guest Blogger 48

Set Up Your Blog for Product Reviews

This post is by Mike Essex of Koozai. Regardless of the niche a blog operates in, it is possible to convince brands to provide free products for you to review. If it’s a well known niche, such as trainers, then the brands will already have products available for review, as ...more
Writing Content
How to Blog Without Comparing Yourself to Others
8th of May 2011 Guest Blogger 166

How to Blog Without Comparing Yourself to Others

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde Is your blog the best in the world? Often when we want to blog, we can struggle with what we see in the blogging universe. These blogs are doing better than our blog. Why is that? This blog has more ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
The 5 Forgotten Keys to Extraordinary Blogging Success
7th of May 2011 Guest Blogger 49

The 5 Forgotten Keys to Extraordinary Blogging Success

This guest post is by Mr. Self Development of Mr. Self Development.com. Success is not the result of luck, chance, or coincidence.  Success comes when an individual decides to follow the principles of success. The principles of success will produce success every time.  So today I want to talk about ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips