8 Blogging For Business Tips You Still Mess Up – You might know a lot about blogging. But there’s also a few things you don’t know. Information that, if used correctly, can help you better your current strategy or even build a new killer one from scratch. Continue reading
The Internet provides powerful networking opportunities that allow bloggers to effectively target their audience. Hobbyists and professionals are long time members of the blogosphere who are skilled at networking. Small business people and big name brands are now taking advantage of blogging software and social networks like Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin to assert their business presence online and to reach more potential customers, business partners and employees through relationship building. In the future most businesses will have both a website and a blog and the two will most likely be on the same site. Continue reading
I had a productive and satisfying week and hope you did too. I kept to my schedule. I completed my month end contracted work 2 days in advance of the deadline. I used that time to clean up my computer files on all 3 computers preparatory to the big computer switch over, which was scheduled and cancelled once again. Being on call for the 3 computer switch over is nerve wracking because it means they must be ready to be carted off at a moment’s notice. Continue reading
Blog Log #2: The One Thing I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Started Blogging – When you first start out blogging, you’re hungry. You’re excited. You have a million ideas. But nobody talks about how you’ll feel five years in. … Blogging for fame and fortune usually leads to burnout. Blogging as a creative outlet or to support a business usually has longevity. Do what you do because you love it but also have a goal. Continue reading
Successful bloggers are aware of what not to do when creating and publishing posts but if you are new to blogging you may not be in the know. Here are some basic do’s and don’ts. Continue reading
We live in an information age that’s best described as the age of digital overwhelm. We all have lives to live and very few make an income from blogging. It’s not surprising that content curation in the form of digital digests, online magazines and curated content blog posts are is becoming a popular way for hobby bloggers to filter noise and share relevant material with online friends. Continue reading
Pinterest is two year old photo sharing social network connecting people all over the world based on shared tastes and interests. Pinterest just hit 11.7 million unique monthly U.S. visitors, crossing the 10 million mark faster than any other standalone site in history. Continue reading
Facebook has a page spam definition: anything intended “to confuse, mislead, surprise, or defraud users.” But does it go far enough?
What is spam and what is misleading? Why doesn’t Facebook consider filling your account with images you’ve stolen from other sites so you can spam links to an otherwise empty blog and sneak in affiliate links to be misleading? Click in and read this informative article revealing how content farming is fertilized by Facebook. Continue reading
Roughly a week ago Google began rolling out their new Image Search. That roll-out is live now worldwide but not everyone is happy with the streamlined Google image search result. Webmasters are not pleased that searchers can get the high resolution image in search results, rather than having to click through to the source to see that high resolution image. Continue reading
Got a small business blog, personal blog or a blog in any other niche?
If you aren’t using aggregation, curation and collaboration for content creation purposes then you are behind the times.
This article focuses on introducing bloggers to some tools to make aggregation, curation and collaboration part of your plan to become a successful blogger create a successful blog.
SEO (search engine optimization) is important for two reasons, both of which are critical to your blog’s success. Search engines can be the largest source of organic (unpaid) traffic to your blog. The visitors search engines deliver are targeted readers already interested in your content who are are more likely to return an/or subscribe. That’s why it makes sense for bloggers to learn basic SEO elements and focus on making Google their blog’s best friend. Continue reading