The 5 Keys to Blog Usability
9th of March 2012 Guest Blogger 38

The 5 Keys to Blog Usability

This guest post is by Neil Patel of Quick Sprout. The user is king. That’s what a lot of pundits are saying these days, from usability experts to SEO gurus and content marketing pros. Actually, it’s always been true, and it’s why the mantra “content is king” has always been so ...more
Blog Design
Beyond Blogging: Facing Up to Your Long-term Future
8th of March 2012 Guest Blogger 47

Beyond Blogging: Facing Up to Your Long-term Future

This is a guest post by Tyler Tervooren of Advanced Riskology. What happened to all the railroads? Have you ever pondered that question? In the 1800s, the railroad industry in the U.S. was booming. New businesses were sprouting up every year, and inventors were creating newer and more efficient locomotives. ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
You Know you’ve Been Blogging too Long When… #BloggingTooLong
6th of March 2012 Darren Rowse 75

You Know you’ve Been Blogging too Long When… #BloggingTooLong

I posted this on my Google+ account and on Twitter earlier today: You know you’ve been blogging too long when a family member asks for parenting advice and you write a 10 Point Answer, start brainstorming catchy titles and considering adding images and further reading. The responses I got were ...more
Reader Questions
A Scientific Approach to Writing Page Titles
6th of March 2012 Guest Blogger 29

A Scientific Approach to Writing Page Titles

This guest post is by Alex of Think Traffic. We all know how important page titles are for SEO and just the general success of our blogs and websites, don’t we? Well we are told often enough, so we certainly should… But how many people actually give page titles the ...more
Search Engine Optimization
The Keys to Creating Unmissable Content
6th of March 2012 Guest Blogger 33

The Keys to Creating Unmissable Content

This guest post is by Jonathan Mead of Trailblazer. Over 1.6 million blog posts are published each day. That’s an average is 18.6 posts per second. That’s a staggering number. And with so much content being published, how do you make sure that yours gets seen? And not just seen, but ...more
Writing Content
Why You Should Celebrate Every Win
5th of March 2012 Darren Rowse 33

Why You Should Celebrate Every Win

When I read Rick’s post on the thrills new bloggers get to experience this morning, of course I laughed (I’m not really a margarita kind of guy). Rick’s post is great—I love it as an example of the way we can use humor to get a message across in a ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
10 Thrills We Newbies Experience That the Top Earners Have Forgotten
5th of March 2012 Guest Blogger 77

10 Thrills We Newbies Experience That the Top Earners Have Forgotten

This guest post is by Rick of www.morebettersmarts.com. I know we all want to be like Darren, sipping Margaritas on the beaches of Australia and occasionally opening his laptop to see how much money his guest bloggers made for him today, while beautiful women clean his glasses with $100 bills. But ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
WordPress.com or WordPress.org? Which One’s Right for You?
4th of March 2012 Guest Blogger 78

WordPress.com or WordPress.org? Which One’s Right for You?

This guest post is by Matt Hooper. When you first start looking at building your own blog, you are going to be inundated by the different options that are out there. After considering all your options, hopefully you’ll come to your senses and realize that WordPress is your best option. ...more
Blog Networks
Blogging Business Plans 101
4th of March 2012 Guest Blogger 60

Blogging Business Plans 101

This guest post is by Adarsh Thampy of ConversionChamp.com. Do you know what the biggest mistake is when starting your own blog? I’d argue that it’s probably lack of proper planning. At the starting point, you should consider writing a business plan for your blog. “A business plan?” you might ...more
Business Blogging