Guest Blogger
How Tim Ferriss Busted the Biggest Myth About Blog Success
25th of August 2011 Guest Blogger 64

How Tim Ferriss Busted the Biggest Myth About Blog Success

This guest post is by Amy Porterfield of AmyPorterfield.com. When it came to building my business with social media, I lived by the motto, “More is better.” I applied every social media strategy I learned, stacking plan after plan and idea after idea. Then I read Tim Ferriss’ new book. ...more
Social Media
Reading Blogs for Fun and Profit
24th of August 2011 Guest Blogger 27

Reading Blogs for Fun and Profit

This guest post is by Danny Iny of Firepole Marketing. How much time do you spend reading blogs? A few hours per week? Maybe even a few hours per day? I spend at least an hour per day, and sometimes more. You have to, if you want to keep up ...more
General
How to Optimize Your WordPress Database for Better Performance
24th of August 2011 Guest Blogger 18

How to Optimize Your WordPress Database for Better Performance

This guest post is by Lior Levin. Optimizing the databases of your WordPress blog sounds like it might be a difficult task, but it’s a lot easier than it sounds. In most situations it can be done in just one or two clicks—no need for complicated steps or terminology. You’re ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Talking Funny: What Can Bloggers Learn from Comedians?
23rd of August 2011 Guest Blogger 41

Talking Funny: What Can Bloggers Learn from Comedians?

This guest post is by Dan Meyers of Your Life, Their Life. I recently watched Ricky Gervais’ new show on HBO, Talking Funny, with guest comedians Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, and Louis C.K. These guys are the top of their field and use the show to discuss their strategies. If ...more
Writing Content
8 Tips for Using Quotes and Dialogue in Your Blog Posts
23rd of August 2011 Guest Blogger 34

8 Tips for Using Quotes and Dialogue in Your Blog Posts

This guest post is by Aman Basanti of Ageofmarketing.com. Quotes and dialogue are one of the most powerful tools in the writer’s toolbox. They bring your writing to life. They give your piece voice and make the words jump off the page. As the famous writer Stephen King once said, “What ...more
Writing Content
Influencers Are Real, But they’re Not Always Who You Expect
22nd of August 2011 Guest Blogger 21

Influencers Are Real, But they’re Not Always Who You Expect

This guest post is by Dan Zarella of of danzarrella.com. I find myself in the quantity of followers versus quality of followers debate quite a bit. And one of the fundamental questions of that argument is the concept of influencers. There are clearly some social media users who have more ...more
Social Media
Getting Started with Webmaster Tools: Fixing 404 Errors
22nd of August 2011 Guest Blogger 28

Getting Started with Webmaster Tools: Fixing 404 Errors

This guest post is by Dave Taylor of AskDaveTaylor.com. Whether you’re writing about changing diapers, improving your bowling score, finding a job in the travel industry or how you get pictures off your cellphone, I think it’s a universal truth that if you’re writing online, you want better search engine ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Don’t Let Your Blog Get Caught with its Pants Down
21st of August 2011 Guest Blogger 69

Don’t Let Your Blog Get Caught with its Pants Down

This guest post is by Joseph of Blog Tweaks. I know a guy who went on a backpacking trip in Ghana. One leg of his trip stood out—a five hour bus ride from Kumasi to Cape Coast. This particular ride started at 4:30 a.m. Yes, that’s crazy early, but it ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Have We Reached Blog Overload?
20th of August 2011 Guest Blogger 158

Have We Reached Blog Overload?

This guest post is by LA Juice, of www.la-juice.com. Saturated, overloaded, “all full up.” These are the words and phrases I think of when I look at the blogging world. Especially in the context of gaining new followers when you aren’t teaching, selling, or giving valuable books and prizes away. ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips