Success through Guest Blogging – A Quick How-To

Success through Guest Blogging – A Quick How-To

As you probably already know by now, there are dozens and dozens of different ways in which you can increase the number of links that are pointed towards your blog, and thereby increase the chances that more people will stumble upon (and hopefully keep on coming back to) your blog.

But do you know what the most effective way of doing exactly this is? Fear not: we are here to tell you. The most effective way to get more links to your blog is through guest blogging.

Guest blogging allows you to get your fantastic content in front of many new eyes, […] Read more

3 SEO Tools Every Blogger Should Have in Their Arsenal

3 SEO Tools Every Blogger Should Have in Their Arsenal

Although it is possible to get “internet famous” with your blog purely through your own writing skills or through word of mouth, you will find that it is much easier to experience some success in blogging if you have the search engines on your side. Clearly, we’re not talking about sending flowers and chocolate to Google and Bing, but rather a bit of SEO.

Now, there are many (many!) different methods of performing search engine optimization for your site, and some of them can be rather confusing, especially if you’re new to the game. That’s why we’re going to enlist some […] Read more

Frequently Overlooked Ways to Get More People Coming to Your Blog

Frequently Overlooked Ways to Get More People Coming to Your Blog

You are a blogger. We also bloggers, too. So we know what is it that you’re looking for, what it is that you want from your blog. The main thing that anyone wants their blog to be is successful. No, we know it’s not a particularly surprising revelation, but it’s worth saying.

Why is it worth mentioning? Well, simply to reiterate that, if you want success, you have to be willing to work for it. Now, we’re not doubting that you put the required effort into your blog. No, you wouldn’t be here if you didn’t do the hard work yourself. […] Read more

Use Video Marketing on Social Media Outlets – A How-To

Use Video Marketing on Social Media Outlets – A How-To

If you spend any time on social media – and let’s face it, it is 2016 and we’re all doing it all the time – then you will surely have noticed a trend becoming more and more common over the last year or so: video.

Everyone is using video, especially brands. Brands are using video to boost their marketing efforts, and it certainly seems like it’s working. You can’t scroll through your Facebook or Twitter feeds without seeing a couple of videos on each screen. They’re everywhere!

So it’s time you got on board the train. You need to make a video […] Read more

The Different Types of Web Hosting – What You Need to Know

The Different Types of Web Hosting – What You Need to Know

When you are a blogger, you need two things (apart from your outstanding wit and creativity, of course!). These two things are: a website for your blog, and a host for your website. Those are the Big Two – you can’t really get anything done without those.

Unfortunately, as simplistic as getting those two things sorted may sound, it can actually be a rather tricky process. Getting your web hosting set up, in particular, can be convoluted and annoying, especially when you’re not sure what the differences between each type are.

Luckily for you and for anyone else struggling with this part […] Read more

Expert Advice for Beginner Bloggers

Expert Advice for Beginner Bloggers

Blogging falls somewhere in the middle of the spectrum, right in the center between an art and a science. Obviously, you have to have some skill as an “artist” (in this case, the art is your writing) if you want to get anywhere, but if you are really trying to pursue success, you need to get your science hat on as well, the SEO being the science-y bit.

This would, of course, mean that there is no single “correct” way to approach blogging. That doesn’t mean, however, that there aren’t any “good” ways of doing so – in fact, there are […] Read more

How to Use Your Blog to Promote Products

How to Use Your Blog to Promote Products

Blogging can be a good way for a writer to make a bit of money, especially if you are willing to use it to help to sell some product. Whether the products are your own or you are engaging in a spot of affiliate marketing, if you do it right you can earn a tidy little profit.

However, the important (and tricky) part is doing it right. The primary aim of your blog is surely to entertain and inform, so you don’t want to dilute that with endless shilling. So how do you manage to start promoting products on your blog, […] Read more

Use Your Author Bio Page to Boost Your Exposure

Use Your Author Bio Page to Boost Your Exposure

When you are a regular writer on different websites, you will usually be asked to create an author profile page – or an author bio – so that the readers of the site can find out a little more about who you are and how you came to write for that particular site.

Obviously, these pages will vary considerably on a site by site basis, but there are certain things you should always try and include if you want to make the most out of this free piece of web real estate. We’re here to help you with that, but first…

Why […] Read more

How to Repurpose Your Existing Content to Your Advantage

How to Repurpose Your Existing Content to Your Advantage

Once you’ve got a few pieces of good, popular content, you want to make sure you can make the most of them to ensure they are well and truly earning their keep. Obviously, not every single piece you write can reinvent the wheel and blow the competition out of the water; that’s why you should seriously think about repurposing some of your more successful ideas.

Instead of struggling to come up with new ideas at the last minute in a desperate attempt to strike it lucky with the next big thing, why not simply go to the gold mine that’s right […] Read more

How to Create the Blog Sidebar of Your Dreams

How to Create the Blog Sidebar of Your Dreams

Even though it is perhaps one of the more frequently overlooked aspects of any blog – at least from the blogger’s point of view – the sidebar is actually one of the most important parts to get right, so you should ensure to put the proper amount of time and effort into improving it.

It is a small but immensely valuable part of your blog. The key to getting it spot on and maximizing its potential is to include as many of the best and most useful sidebar elements without getting things looking too crowded.

In order to make sure you include […] Read more