Guest Blogger
Social Media Advertising: Should Bloggers Bother?
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Social Media Advertising: Should Bloggers Bother?

This guest post is written by Lior Levin. Social media has proven its worth as a networking tool and a means of raising brand awareness, but the future of sites like Facebook and Twitter depend on convincing brands that that it’s worthwhile to invest in advertising on their sites in ...more
Advertising
Is Your Blog Over-optimized?
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Is Your Blog Over-optimized?

This guest post is by AJ Kumar of Single Grain. The current hot topic in the search engine optimization world is Google’s recent Penguin update—a move the search giant claims is intended to help reduce the presence of over-optimized web pages in the natural search results. In fact, the possibility of ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Separate Your Blog Needs from Your Blog Wants
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Separate Your Blog Needs from Your Blog Wants

This guest post is by Nicola Ibberson of Little House In Town. We’re always told in life that we should distinguish between those things we “want” and those things we “need.” The general idea of this is that we need to prioritise the things we do and things we buy ...more
Be Productive
From Blog to Profitable Business in Four Steps
2nd of July 2012 Guest Blogger 24

From Blog to Profitable Business in Four Steps

This guest post is by Michael Chibuzor of Content Marketing Up. Let’s face it: updating your blog on a daily basis doesn’t necessarily make you smart. It might be helpful, but there is more to blogging than writing. How about doing this online “thing” as if it’s a real business? A brick ...more
Blogging for Dollars
4 Simple Growth Strategies Any Breakthrough Blog Can Learn From Pinterest
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4 Simple Growth Strategies Any Breakthrough Blog Can Learn From Pinterest

This guest post is by Mike Holmes of the Simple Strategies for Startups blog. You don’t need me to tell you about Pinterest do you? I’m pretty sure you’ve heard all the media outlets singing its praise: the fastest growing site its user base is mostly female its breakthrough rise ...more
Featured Posts
Blog Business Model 6: Sell Consulting Services
1st of July 2012 Guest Blogger 14

Blog Business Model 6: Sell Consulting Services

This post is by Ash Ambirge of The Middle Finger Project. It’s the sixth and final post in our series on Blog Business Models. I’m well-mannered, I like pearls, intelligent opinions, and fine French cheeses. (Ditto fine French wine.) (And fine French men.*) I also happen to run a six-figure blog ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Blog Business Model 5: Sell Training and Courses
30th of June 2012 Guest Blogger 4

Blog Business Model 5: Sell Training and Courses

This is the fifth post in our series on Blog Business Models. When you think of online training as a blogging business model, cookery classes may not be the first topic that springs to mind. But Jules Clancy of The Stone Soup has created a successful cooking class business around ...more
Blogging for Dollars
10 Popular Affiliate Programs for Small and Medium-sized Blogs
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10 Popular Affiliate Programs for Small and Medium-sized Blogs

This guest post is by Charles Dearing of WhoIsHostingThis.com. As we’ve already seen today, affiliate marketing is a relatively trouble-free way for bloggers and other website owners to earn money. In fact, these days, even social media sites can become lucrative platforms for affiliate marketing campaigns. Because affiliate marketing doesn’t ...more
Affiliate Programs
Blog Business Models 4: Affiliate Marketing
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Blog Business Models 4: Affiliate Marketing

This guest post is by Anshul Dayal of Nichsense Niche Marketing. This is the fourth post in our series on Blog Business Models. Many entrepreneurs who own successful online businesses have followed similar paths through the world of blogging, internet, and affiliate marketing. Perhaps they were working a never-ending grind stuck ...more
Blogging for Dollars