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13th of August 2014 Guest Blogger 9

Business Led by Technology: How Mobile Commerce is Dominating Total eCommerce Activity in 2014

This is a guest contribution from online journalist and entrepreneur Megan Ritter. Every year, tech companies continue to roll out dazzling new smartphones and tablets into the market. Depending on personal preference, people have the option to choose from an iOS, Android, or Windows device, and you don’t necessarily have ...more
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The 6-Step Guide for Crafting an Effective Content Marketing Channel Plan
12th of August 2014 Guest Blogger 14

The 6-Step Guide for Crafting an Effective Content Marketing Channel Plan

This is a guest contribution from freelance writer Kanika. With businesses employing multiple channels for marketing, it can quickly get overwhelming. To stay across everything without losing your head, you really need to have a plan of attack for each channel. Only then will your business be able to get ...more
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Solving the Content Management System Standoff: Drupal, Joomla or WordPress?
11th of August 2014 Guest Blogger 34

Solving the Content Management System Standoff: Drupal, Joomla or WordPress?

This is a guest contribution from Kyle Metcalf, of Rackspace Digital. Choosing the right vehicle all depends on the trip you have in store. Just as you wouldn’t take a Formula One racing car off-roading through the Rockies, a rugged 4×4 Jeep wouldn’t stand a chance on the track against ...more
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9th of August 2014 Stacey Roberts 13

Facebook Week: Putting it All Together

It has been an action-packed Theme Week here at ProBlogger as we delved into making Facebook work for you. We’ve been hearing for a long time now that bloggers and small business owners are both confused and frustrated with the platform – where they once enjoyed using it to interact ...more
Social Media
Facebook: The Lowdown on Advertising, and What We’ve Found Works Really Well
8th of August 2014 Shayne 16

Facebook: The Lowdown on Advertising, and What We’ve Found Works Really Well

Often when I float the idea of advertising amongst my blogging colleagues (including Darren) I get looks of skepticism, dismissal, and that blank empty stare of disinterest. You might have that look on your face already. In some ways I can understand that sentiment. As bloggers, for more than a ...more
Advertising
Theme Week: Tips and Tricks to Nail Facebook Advertising, a Webinar with Jon Loomer
7th of August 2014 Stacey Roberts 14

Theme Week: Tips and Tricks to Nail Facebook Advertising, a Webinar with Jon Loomer

Jon Loomer, the King of advanced Facebook marketing, recently stopped by ProBlogger.com to share his insight and specialist tips on all things Facebook advertising. Not just for business with big budgets, targeted Facebook ads and a little forethought can be useful for any kind of blogger wanting to reach out ...more
Advertising
Facebook: Boost Your Organic Reach with These Tips
6th of August 2014 Stacey Roberts 29

Facebook: Boost Your Organic Reach with These Tips

It’s a war most of us as bloggers find ourselves in with Facebook fairly often: our desire to have our posts seen by our likers, versus Facebook’s desire to not overwhelm its users with thousands of updates every single time they log on. With so many users on the world’s ...more
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Facebook Theme Week: Case Studies of Popular Pages (and What They’re Doing to Get Great Engagement)
5th of August 2014 Stacey Roberts 24

Facebook Theme Week: Case Studies of Popular Pages (and What They’re Doing to Get Great Engagement)

There has been much discussion in blogging circles of late about Facebook and the effects their algorithms have on reaching all your “likers” with each of your posts. While Darren mentioned yesterday in his brief overview of organic vs paid reach that both have positives and negatives, the fact remains ...more
Social Media
Facebook Theme Week: Organic or Paid?
4th of August 2014 Darren Rowse 15

Facebook Theme Week: Organic or Paid?

At a recent team meeting at ProBlogger HQ to plan the theme for our next ‘theme week’ here on the ProBlogger blog I nervously suggested that we should create a week long series of posts on the topic of Facebook. As the word came out of my mouth I found ...more
Social Media