Brand Yourself in Four Simple Steps
28th of March 2012 Guest Blogger 35

Brand Yourself in Four Simple Steps

This guest post is by Crissie Fuller of Independent Fashion Bloggers. Think about your resume. You stress over making it perfect, sweat every little detail—from the wording, to the layout, all the way down to your “Special Skills.” It’s your ticket to your dream job and you know it needs ...more
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The Rise of Visual Storytelling In Marketing
26th of March 2012 Guest Blogger 20

The Rise of Visual Storytelling In Marketing

This guest post is by Magdalena Georgieva of Hubspot. The September 2011 introduction of Facebook’s Timeline proved prophetic. “It’s a lot more visual,” wrote Sam Lessin, a product manager at Facebook, about the new look of the social network. Visual, as it turns out, is also the direction in which ...more
Blog Promotion
Have You Set up Timeline on Your Facebook ‘Page’ Yet?
1st of March 2012 Darren Rowse 123

Have You Set up Timeline on Your Facebook ‘Page’ Yet?

In the last day Facebook have rolled out Timeline for Facebook Brand pages. There’s been a lot of talk about whether people like them or not, but the reality is that they are here, and in a month they’ll be rolled out on your Brand page whether you like it ...more
Social Media
How to Establish Influence from Scratch
11th of December 2011 Guest Blogger 23

How to Establish Influence from Scratch

This guest post is by Jonathan Goodman of the Personal Trainer Development Center. I’m a nobody. Scratch that; I was a nobody.  I work as a personal trainer in Toronto; I had no connections, knew nothing about blogging, and hadn’t written anything since University.  What I did have was an idea ...more
Blog Promotion
How I Got 18 Times More ‘Likes’ on a Facebook Update
9th of December 2011 Darren Rowse 60

How I Got 18 Times More ‘Likes’ on a Facebook Update

Yesterday I hosted a free webinar for ProBlogger readers on the topic of using Facebook to help you grow your blog. In the webinar (attended by 1000 people) Amy Porterfield packed in over an hour’s worth of rich content. I learned a lot from it myself (I’ll share one thing ...more
Social Media
How to Use Facebook to Promote Your Blog
17th of January 2009 Darren Rowse 67

How to Use Facebook to Promote Your Blog

In this guest post, Steve Schwartz, a professional LSAT tutor, discusses how he has used Facebook to promote his Ace the LSAT blog and create a community of readers. Your blog’s readers probably have Facebook profiles already, and making your own Facebook profile is easy enough. Aside from allowing you ...more
Blog Promotion
Search, Social and Direct Traffic – [TRAFFIC ANALYSIS]
18th of November 2008 Darren Rowse 71

Search, Social and Direct Traffic – [TRAFFIC ANALYSIS]

This morning I spent a little time doing some analysis (using Google Analytics) of the traffic coming into my main blog – Digital Photography School. My analysis was stimulated by a question from a reader who in response to last week’s two posts examining the place of Digg and Social ...more
Blog Promotion
10 Ways to Find Readers for Your Blog By Leveraging Other Online Presence
1st of November 2008 Darren Rowse 88

10 Ways to Find Readers for Your Blog By Leveraging Other Online Presence

One of the simplest ways to grow your blog’s readership is to leverage other places that you have an online presence. Leveraging places that you have presence online could include: 1. Twitter Background Image: I’ve been using a background image on Twitter that has URLs of other places that I’m ...more
Blog Promotion
Feeling Overwhelmed by Social Media and Web 2.0? – Here Are 5 Tips For You
18th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 104

Feeling Overwhelmed by Social Media and Web 2.0? – Here Are 5 Tips For You

Last week I spoke with a blogger who had thrown the towel in on his blog. One day he simply stopped posting with no explanation. I emailed to ask him why he stopped and his response was: “I can’t keep up with the advances in technology. Every day there is ...more
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