Make Money From a Low-traffic Blog [Case Study]
20th of December 2012 Guest Blogger 31

Make Money From a Low-traffic Blog [Case Study]

This guest post is by Nathan Barry of Designing Web Applications. It seems like every day you read a story about a blogger who released a product to their audience and made a ton of money overnight. But then after you read more details about their story, you learn that ...more
Blogging for Dollars
How to Find an SEO Goldmine for Your Blog
20th of December 2012 Guest Blogger 14

How to Find an SEO Goldmine for Your Blog

This guest post is by Elena Vakhromova of Freemake.com. We all know that search engines are a big piece of blog traffic cake. Unlike other traffic sources (subscriptions or social media), search engines bring visitors who are generally unfamiliar with your blog and have one definite goal: to get an answer or ...more
Search Engine Optimization
The 3 Step Guide to Creating Pinterest-friendly Graphics for Your Blog
19th of December 2012 Jade Craven 17

The 3 Step Guide to Creating Pinterest-friendly Graphics for Your Blog

It´s well established that Pinterest can be a strong driver of traffic. We´ve been having a lot of success at our Digital Photography School account and have seen other blogs, like Hair Romance, experiencing similar success. In my experience, most bloggers focus on curating boards to build their expertise and ...more
Social Media
The Blogger’s Guide to Cutting Your Losses
19th of December 2012 Darren Rowse 12

The Blogger’s Guide to Cutting Your Losses

I don’t know whether it’s a coincidence, but as we near the end of the year, there seem to be a few bloggers talking about what you should do if a past passion no longer inspires you, or your next big idea’s already been done. Now is a good time ...more
Featured Posts
Blogging on the Bleeding Edge: Create Content that Gets Liked, Shared, and Talked About
18th of December 2012 Guest Blogger 15

Blogging on the Bleeding Edge: Create Content that Gets Liked, Shared, and Talked About

This guest post is by Glen Andrews of Glen-Andrews.com. There are two types of content… Regurgitated content. This is content, or information, that’s been shared throughout a niche for years. It doesn’t really excite anyone anymore. It’s considered useful, but it’s “old hat.” As an example, in the blogging niche ...more
Writing Content
Blog Design for ROI Rule #5: Engage Readers On Archive Pages—Fast!
18th of December 2012 Guest Blogger 7

Blog Design for ROI Rule #5: Engage Readers On Archive Pages—Fast!

This guest post is by Gab Goldenberg, author of The Advanced SEO Book. The purpose of a blog archive page, such as a category page or even the blog homepage, is to maximize the average number of blog posts read by any visitor. The more visitors read on each visit, the ...more
Blog Design
Celebrate Your Marketing?!
17th of December 2012 Guest Blogger 12

Celebrate Your Marketing?!

This guest post is by Karl Staib of Domino Connection. Have you ever planned out your day and put marketing as the last thing on your list because you just can’t stomach another rejection? I know I did. I have a popular blog named Work Happy Now that gets 15,000 ...more
Blog Promotion
Get Creative About Your Content … Consistently
17th of December 2012 Guest Blogger 18

Get Creative About Your Content … Consistently

This guest post is by Pratik Dholakiya of E2M Solutions. You’ve heard it a thousand times. “You need great, original content.” And it’s becoming increasingly obvious that “original” isn’t the same thing as “not plagiarized.” There’s just one problem. Doing something truly original is hard. How can you make original ...more
Writing Content
15 Social Media Mistakes that are Strangling Your Success
16th of December 2012 Georgina Laidlaw 37

15 Social Media Mistakes that are Strangling Your Success

While it’s not new, I’m often surprised by the way bloggers use—and mis-use—social media. Each of us has our own blogging journey, and we use different tools in our own unique ways. Yet there are still quite a few very common errors that I continue to see bloggers making as ...more
Social Media