Why Blogs that Allow Guest Posts Will Be Penalized in 2013
15th of February 2013 Guest Blogger 151

Why Blogs that Allow Guest Posts Will Be Penalized in 2013

This guest post is by Jeff Foster of WebBizIdeas. Just as low-level article directories (ezinearticles, articlesbase, and others) got hurt by Google’s Panda Update in 2013, I predict that Google will hurt sites abusing guest blogging in 2013. I don’t feel guest blogging is bad, nor that all bloggers who ...more
Search Engine Optimization
Is Your Content ROI Really Untrackable?
31st of January 2013 Guest Blogger 8

Is Your Content ROI Really Untrackable?

This guest post is by Johnny. We have all heard about the traditional advertising campaign that cost thousands and makes almost no impact on sales or turnover. But when was the last time you heard that about a content marketing strategy? I’ll give you a clue: you haven’t. An effective ...more
Blogging for Dollars
How—and Why—to Make Your Blog Print-friendly
21st of January 2013 Guest Blogger 21

How—and Why—to Make Your Blog Print-friendly

This guest post is by Dunya Carter. When crafting your blog, it is easy to neglect how it might look to someone who wants to print your articles and posts. After all, with huge monitors, smart phones, tablets, and the bevy of other ways people can access your content, who’d ...more
Blog Design
Clean Out Your List of Blog Post Ideas in a Blog Content Workshop
21st of January 2013 Guest Blogger 18

Clean Out Your List of Blog Post Ideas in a Blog Content Workshop

This post is by Steve of Do Something Cool.  One of the first things I learned when I started blogging was to create a Word document to write down all my blog post ideas.  That way I could always find something to write about.  After a few months, I had dozens ...more
Writing Content
The ProBlogger Evolution: Our Halt on Guest Post Submissions
19th of January 2013 Darren Rowse 51

The ProBlogger Evolution: Our Halt on Guest Post Submissions

This week, I had a day-long blog strategy workshop with my team. We covered a lot of ground in that time and we have an exciting year ahead! Among the decisions we made was one to shift the way we handle content here on the blog at ProBlogger. Some years ...more
ProBlogger Site News
The Experts’ Views on Content Marketing
16th of January 2013 Guest Blogger 20

The Experts’ Views on Content Marketing

This guest post is by John Abrena of As the Ghost Speaks. There have been a lot of discussions about what works in the realm of online marketing. Many say that massive link building and the quantity of links still matter, while others focus on optimizing their website to its ...more
Blog Promotion
Redefining “Quality Content” … And Writing It
15th of January 2013 Georgina Laidlaw 24

Redefining “Quality Content” … And Writing It

Sometimes, I think that if I hear the cliche “content is king” one more time, I’ll scream. …Okay, maybe I already have. Everyone’s talking about content marketing now that Google’s put (more) emphasis on “quality content”, but no one really seems to be talking about what “quality content” actually means. ...more
Writing Content
How Interview Blogs Work [Case Study]
14th of January 2013 Guest Blogger 21

How Interview Blogs Work [Case Study]

This guest post is by Janelle Allen of The Grand Life. In September 2012, I launched my latest online venture, The Grand Life, where I interview creative professionals and entrepreneurs, and quickly realized that I had a lot to learn about building a successful interview site. Although there are a ...more
Case Studies
How Embedded Social News Grew My Content, Traffic, and Engagement, and Saves Me Time [Case Study]
3rd of January 2013 Guest Blogger 19

How Embedded Social News Grew My Content, Traffic, and Engagement, and Saves Me Time [Case Study]

This guest post is by Brian Lippey of Guitar Shop TV. Every blogger wants to offer the best content to his or her audience. With Guitar Shop TV (GSTV), I set out to create an online community for passionate guitar fans and music lovers around the world.  My goal was ...more
Social Media