Are You Defining Your Niche Properly?
26th of November 2012 Guest Blogger 35

Are You Defining Your Niche Properly?

This guest post is by Charles Manfre of CodeConquest.com. When I started my blog, I made the mistake of not defining my niche well enough. In fact, I defined it with one word: “coding.” Defining the niche my blog targeted with one word was never going to be enough. Perhaps ...more
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Become a Guest-post Ninja in 5 Steps
26th of November 2012 Guest Blogger 40

Become a Guest-post Ninja in 5 Steps

This guest post is by Timo Kiander ofProductive Superdad. There you are with a big smile, after slapping together another 400-word post. It took you 30 minutes to write, and now you are ready to submit it to some random blog. Although you didn’t really put your mind to the ...more
Writing Content
5 Fatal Mistakes Your Paid Content Marketers *Are* Making (and How Much it’s Costing You)
25th of November 2012 Georgina Laidlaw 20

5 Fatal Mistakes Your Paid Content Marketers *Are* Making (and How Much it’s Costing You)

Businesses wanting to reach users in more subtle ways are jumping on the blogging bandwagon. Well and truly. In a recent Australian study, 62% of respondents said “blogs are the most appealing medium for business to promote a brand.” If you’re in a business that’s paying an agency to create ...more
Blog Promotion
Use Word-of-Mouth Promotion to Boost Blog Traffic
24th of November 2012 Guest Blogger 40

Use Word-of-Mouth Promotion to Boost Blog Traffic

This guest post is by Jeszlene Zhou of First Communication Job. I love the idea of using a blog as your personal hub, and how it creates a centralised space for all your social media sites, your portfolio, and more. Most bloggers and social media professionals promote a link to ...more
Blog Promotion
Forget Everything You Think You Know About SEO
24th of November 2012 Guest Blogger 25

Forget Everything You Think You Know About SEO

This guest post is by Mark Collier of www.DropMining.com. For the last year I’ve been spending my free time after school conducting Red Bull-fuelled coding sessions in the pursuit of one single goal: to bring more science to the SEO industry. As an industry we are still only taking our ...more
Search Engine Optimization
The Well-rounded Blogger: How to Become the Best at Your Craft
23rd of November 2012 Guest Blogger 25

The Well-rounded Blogger: How to Become the Best at Your Craft

This guest post is by Brandon Yawa of Brandonyawa.com. It goes without saying that every writer who has excelled has his or her niche. A “niche” gives writers a focal point, a demographic, a particular place in the world where his or her voice resonates. But niches without proper attention ...more
Writing Content
Revealed: The Super Powers James Clear Used to Become a Full Time Blogger in 6-Months
23rd of November 2012 Guest Blogger 10

Revealed: The Super Powers James Clear Used to Become a Full Time Blogger in 6-Months

This guest post is by TT Fong of SpikingStrengths.com. James Clear runs the blog PassivePanda.com, which generates a full-time income. It took him only six-months to reach that point. After studying his site, listening to several interviews he’s done, and talking with him live, I uncovered one of the secrets ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Reusing Freelance Writing Online: the Pros and Pitfalls
22nd of November 2012 Guest Blogger 13

Reusing Freelance Writing Online: the Pros and Pitfalls

This guest post is by Emma Merkas of $30 Date Night. It was my blog that landed me my weekly newspaper column. I’m a huge advocate of self-publishing, If you know you’re talented at something, and if you have an opinion you want to express, a song you want to ...more
Writing Content
Blogging in Brief: Targeting, Teasers, and Trends
22nd of November 2012 Darren Rowse 12

Blogging in Brief: Targeting, Teasers, and Trends

The last few weeks have turned up some interesting new finds in the world of blogging. I’ve covered some of the more innovative ones here—let us know what cool ideas you’ve spotted in the comments. …and then she called me “Cupcake” I’m not in the target audience for Molly Maher’s ...more
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