CategoryBlog Promotion
Blogging, and Twitter, and Readers…Oh My!
29th of November 2013 Guest Blogger 41

Blogging, and Twitter, and Readers…Oh My!

This is a guest contribution from Courtney Gordner. If you want to maximise the potential of your blog, it’s essential that you interact with your followers. And if you want to interact with your followers, you need to know where to find them. When they’re online and not reading through your latest ...more
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11 Ways I Diversified Traffic Sources for My Blogs to Become Less Reliant Upon Google [With a Surprising Twist]
28th of November 2013 Darren Rowse 45

11 Ways I Diversified Traffic Sources for My Blogs to Become Less Reliant Upon Google [With a Surprising Twist]

Yesterday I shared the story of how back in 2004 I almost losing my business overnight. That big blip made me realise that I had too many eggs in one basket when it came to both traffic and income. At that time the basket that all my eggs were in ...more
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5 Fundamentals That Determine How Fast Your Blog Grows
26th of November 2013 Guest Blogger 51

5 Fundamentals That Determine How Fast Your Blog Grows

This is a guest contribution from Tim Soulo. This year I’ve managed to grow a photography blog by 500% in about 6 months and I think I’ve learned something along the way. I was following five fundamental things that you can learn from any marketing blog, but I like to ...more
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My Top 5 Blogging Blunders You Can Avoid
23rd of November 2013 Guest Blogger 61

My Top 5 Blogging Blunders You Can Avoid

This is a guest contribution from Gary Newell. I started blogging almost two years ago and since then, my blog has grown considerably. I have learned a lot in a relatively short period of time and I want to share five of my biggest mistakes so you can avoid falling ...more
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How I use Google Analytics ‘Compare’ Feature to Motivate Me to Grow My Blog
21st of November 2013 Darren Rowse 31

How I use Google Analytics ‘Compare’ Feature to Motivate Me to Grow My Blog

This morning, a reader asked me this question: “How do you motivate yourself to grow your blog traffic from day to day?” We’ve covered a whole heap of techniques for growing the amount of traffic you attract to your blog in our Blog Promotion category (also check out this ‘how to find ...more
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Inspire, Interact & Inform to  Create Thought Leadership in Your Niche
7th of November 2013 Guest Blogger 35

Inspire, Interact & Inform to Create Thought Leadership in Your Niche

This is a guest contribution from Will, a young entrepreneur slash marketer. We can all agree that the most popular blogs have a few things in common – they all inspire, interact with and inform their readers. As Darren has discussed before, these three pillars should form the foundation for your ...more
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5 Actionable Tips to Grow Your Blog’s Traffic
1st of November 2013 Guest Blogger 54

5 Actionable Tips to Grow Your Blog’s Traffic

This is a guest contribution from Scott Purcell, co-founder of Man of Many. People often speak in very broad terms when giving tips or suggestions to improve blog traffic. We may hear unspecified suggestions, such as: “be active on social networks” or “partner with other blogs”.  If you are attempting to ...more
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One Activity You Should Do On Your Blog Every Day
30th of October 2013 Darren Rowse 83

One Activity You Should Do On Your Blog Every Day

What’s the one thing that you should do on your blog every day (or at least regularly)? “Create new content!” Good answer! Without regular new content your blog isn’t really a blog is it? Another Great Daily Exercise for Your Blog But other than creating new content – what else ...more
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How Posting a Humble ‘Selfie’ Grew Traffic, Shares and Comments on a New Blog
23rd of October 2013 Darren Rowse 66

How Posting a Humble ‘Selfie’ Grew Traffic, Shares and Comments on a New Blog

Two months ago my wife, Vanessa, started to blog. It is something she’s been planning for some time and with a little encouragement and some design help from Shayne, we set up at Style and Shenanigans. The blog is in its very early days and Vanessa is still finding her ...more
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