Understanding Blogging Arbitrage
31st of July 2011 Guest Blogger 21

Understanding Blogging Arbitrage

This guest post is by Kevin Muldoon of WordPress Mods. As I used to run a few poker discussion forums and information websites, a large part of my income over the last several years has come from poker referral commissions. Commissions have dropped every month over the last few years, ...more
Blogging for Dollars
The 23 Blogger Breeds—Which Are You?
30th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 90

The 23 Blogger Breeds—Which Are You?

This guest post was written by Stephen Guise of Deep Existence. A new blogger is born today! Aw, look at her beautiful blue Twitter and Facebook icon eyes and her cute little RSS nose. This baby blogger does not know the perils of comment moderation, stalkers, low traffic, and spam ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Build Trust by Association
29th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 25

How to Build Trust by Association

This guest post is by David Edwards of www.asittingduck.com. When I started my site I had no clue about animation, illustration, or online marketing. It’s almost three years since the site went live, so by now I could have started University again (I quit in the first term at the ...more
Blog Promotion
Creating Great Content for Today’s Social Web
29th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 26

Creating Great Content for Today’s Social Web

This guest post is by Eric Enge of Stone Temple Consulting. Welcome to an increasingly social landscape on the Web.  Social media started this shift from information to conversation, and now with the search engines increasingly using social signals to determine what to show searchers it’s a trend that, as ...more
General
Why Bieber SEO Copywriting Sex Doesn’t iPad Work Minecraft
28th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 47

Why Bieber SEO Copywriting Sex Doesn’t iPad Work Minecraft

This guest post is by Greg McFarlane of Control Your Cash. Today, I bring you heresy. Not on the scale of Galileo trying to convince Pope Urban VIII that the sun doesn’t revolve around the Earth, but close enough. Stop believing the lies. SEO is a fool’s errand. SEO copywriting ...more
Search Engine Optimization
You MUST Post Every Day on Your Blog [Misconceptions New Bloggers Have #2]
28th of July 2011 Darren Rowse 57

You MUST Post Every Day on Your Blog [Misconceptions New Bloggers Have #2]

This post continues our Misconceptions New Bloggers Have series and looks at one of the most common questions I’m asked about when speaking about blogging—posting frequency. I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve heard prebloggers dismiss the idea of blogging because they don’t have the time or discipline ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Why You Should Never Comment on Blogs. Ever.
27th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 285

Why You Should Never Comment on Blogs. Ever.

This guest post is by David Hartstein of Wired Impact. I’m sure you’ve heard well-reasoned, logical arguments for why you should be commenting on blogs: “You can be a part of the conversation happening out there.” “You can build your own authority.” “You can drive traffic to your blog.” But, ...more
Blog Promotion
Usable Content: a Blogger’s Introduction
27th of July 2011 Georgina Laidlaw 14

Usable Content: a Blogger’s Introduction

You’ve probably heard of usability. Back in the day, when the web was wild(er) and free(r), usability proponents like Jakob Nielsen encouraged site owners to stop doing things like displaying yellow text on black backgrounds, shun the Blink and Marquee tags, and focus on helping users do what they wanted ...more
Writing Content
“Most Recommended” by Blogging Geniuses at WordCamp Boston
26th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 30

“Most Recommended” by Blogging Geniuses at WordCamp Boston

This guest post is by Marci Reynolds of marcireynolds.com. The July 2011 WordPress WordCamp Boston rocked!  Hundreds of eager WordPress users gathered to watch more than 40 speakers who presented on topics from social media to themes to shortcodes to security. I took detailed notes as I listened, watched and ...more
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