Guest Blogger
How to Change the World … from Your Desk
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How to Change the World … from Your Desk

This guest post is by Nate St. Pierre. There’s too much of the same out there. A hundred million blogs, most of them saying the same thing: “I’m boring.” Yours should be better. Your blog is a tool to break through the established structure of this world, a way to ...more
Writing Content
When Building a Significant Social Media Following May Not Work
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When Building a Significant Social Media Following May Not Work

This guest post is by J. Steve Miller of Sell More Books!. I studied the right books and attended the right seminars. I gave my strategy time. Yet, few followed my blog and I could trace scant book sales (my main reason for blogging) to my social media efforts. Could it ...more
Social Media
5 Things Online Dating Can Teach You About Networking for Blogging Success
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5 Things Online Dating Can Teach You About Networking for Blogging Success

This guest post is by Tom Ewer of Leaving Work Behind. That’s right folks—I use an online dating service. It’s no longer a taboo. The vast majority of you at the least know someone who has dipped their toes in the online dating scene. You may have even tried it ...more
Blog Promotion
How I Got 1,000 People to My Blog in its First Ten Days
12th of July 2012 Guest Blogger 39

How I Got 1,000 People to My Blog in its First Ten Days

This guest post is by Heather Baker of the B2B PR Blog. When I launched my first blog, the B2B Guide to Social Media, in 2010, my strategy for building its readership relied heavily on blind faith. I must admit, it was difficult to maintain my enthusiasm for researching and ...more
Blog Promotion
Quora: the Quality Solution to Blogger’s Block
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Quora: the Quality Solution to Blogger’s Block

This guest post is by Jeremy Brown of Varoonix. Have you been using Quora as a tool to power your blogging efforts? No? You’re missing a boatload of content ideas. In this post, we’ll discuss why you need to be using Quora as a blogger, and look at an example ...more
Writing Content
Stop Being a Lazy Guest Blogger in 3 Steps
11th of July 2012 Guest Blogger 21

Stop Being a Lazy Guest Blogger in 3 Steps

This guest post is by Kelsey Meyer of Digital Talent Agents. You’ve finally made it big! The Washington Post or SocialTimes has picked up your well-crafted, thought-provoking article, and you see your name in shining lights (or at least in the author byline). Is your job done? No way. Now ...more
Blog Promotion
How to Create Contests that Increase Engagement
10th of July 2012 Guest Blogger 39

How to Create Contests that Increase Engagement

This guest post is by Jeremy Statton of JeremyStatton.com. Contests are an effective way to increase activity. Most websites run one of some type. If you haven’t, you should. Nothing attracts a crowd like the possibility of winning something for free. But the standard contest that provides a free “prize” for ...more
Blog Promotion
Find the Right Blogging Answers By Asking the Right Questions
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Find the Right Blogging Answers By Asking the Right Questions

This guest post is by Nick Thacker of livehacked.com. I first started blogging in 2009, and I had to learn the hard way. I chased every shiny object there was—the informational products that were going to hand me the blueprint to strike it rich overnight, the newsletters promising me the ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Weekend Project 2: Success Secrets of 5 Multi-topic Blogs
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Weekend Project 2: Success Secrets of 5 Multi-topic Blogs

This guest post is by Natalie Webb of Leave Me to My Projects. You try telling Martha Stewart she needs to pick a niche. So why is everyone in the blogosphere telling you that doing just that is the key to achieving any level of success in blogging? True, it is ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips