Weekend Project: Write Posts that Hold Readers to the End, Part 1
21st of July 2012 Guest Blogger 83

Weekend Project: Write Posts that Hold Readers to the End, Part 1

This guest post is by Peter Sandeen of Affect Selling. Do you know why most of your blog’s visitors quickly scroll down your home page, read a couple of headlines, and go back to watching cute kitty videos on YouTube? And why those who begin reading a post, only read ...more
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Weekend Project: Write Posts that Hold Readers to the End
21st of July 2012 Darren Rowse 5

Weekend Project: Write Posts that Hold Readers to the End

I’ve said before that blog posts contain many elements, and we all know that writing a good blog post takes work. After all, to write a good blog post you need to be a good writer—generally speaking, anyway! It’s little wonder so many bloggers are focused on being better writers. ...more
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Use Social Currency Systems to Grow Your Blog
20th of July 2012 Guest Blogger 22

Use Social Currency Systems to Grow Your Blog

This guest post is by Nathan Kash of Electric Blogging. Whether you’re new to online business or you consider yourself a seasoned professional, you recognize the fact that a good promotion strategy can go a long way in generating income for your business. Companies across the world spend millions, sometimes ...more
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Why Bloggers Should Freelance
20th of July 2012 Guest Blogger 34

Why Bloggers Should Freelance

This guest post is by Sid from GeeksMakeMoney. Blogging can be a richly rewarding experience, and bloggers can sometimes get carried away by their success. I personally know bloggers who look down upon freelancing, but unless you are one of the top league bloggers known the world over, you should ...more
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How to Make Sure Your Content Marketing Does the Job
19th of July 2012 Georgina Laidlaw 17

How to Make Sure Your Content Marketing Does the Job

Earlier today Darren talked about content marketing as a traffic generation strategy, and he mentioned the content marketing we did for the launch of Blog Wise. The table he showed in that post, which breaks down the different sites we guest posted at, and the key messages we presented, points ...more
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Traffic Technique 2: Content Marketing
19th of July 2012 Darren Rowse 21

Traffic Technique 2: Content Marketing

Content marketing is probably the most common traffic tactic these days. It lets us target specific audience segments, in some cases it allows us to get the benefit of some other brand’s or blogger’s authority with a market, and it doesn’t require that out target readers be using particular tools ...more
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How Privacy Breach Notification Law Affects Your Blog
18th of July 2012 Guest Blogger 16

How Privacy Breach Notification Law Affects Your Blog

This guest post is by Matt Setter of MaltBlue.com. Do you run a web-based business and collect data about your customers? If so, do you have professional practices in place to ensure the protection of that information and the privacy of your customers? No? Then ask not for whom the bell ...more
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Build Better Blog SEO with Rich Snippets
18th of July 2012 Guest Blogger 12

Build Better Blog SEO with Rich Snippets

This guest post is by Matt Beswick. Bloggers and webmasters are always looking for an edge when it comes to ranking highly against the giants in their field. It’s a classic David and Goliath story, really. What made the early web so appealing was the idea that some lone geek ...more
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Is This Blogging?
17th of July 2012 Darren Rowse 25

Is This Blogging?

I was really interested to read this comment from Pinup Style in response to our series on blog business models. Pinup Style comments: “I was wondering what your position is re: another blog post I found on your site stating “As Michael Stelzner said at Blogworld, “You’re not a blogger, you’re ...more
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