• Blogging

    Blogging Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    When you decide to start blogging, it’s easy to shoot from the hip to launch your first blog. There are, however, blogging tips you need to be aware of to be successful, especially if you plan to monetize your blog. Here are the most common blogging mistakes and a remedy for fixing them: When you start writing, you’ll be fuelled up and full of ideas that you want to get ‘out there’. You’re likely, though, to burn out quickly and any followers will quickly drop off disappointed at your dried-up blog. To overcome this, set yourself a blogging schedule that fits in with your daily schedule and other commitments. Evenly…

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    Turn Your Small Businesses to a Larger one

    Small businesses that take the time and make the effort to blog have been found to generate 126 percent more leads than small businesses that don’t. If that alone is not enough to convince you that if you run a small business and you still don’t have a blog, then it really is a good time to invest the time. What’s more, it’s been found in research that companies that take the time to blog enjoy 97 percent more websites linking back to their website/ blog in comparison to companies that do not have a blog. Again, that statistic alone makes for a powerfully compelling argument in favor. After all,…

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    How to Submit your blog to Google News Publisher Center for assessment

      Here are a few things that you need to do in order to regularly have your posts featured in Google News. This is perhaps one of the most basic things that you need to take care of right away after you’ve made up your mind to aggressively present your work to the world. You need to ensure that your blog doesn’t contain any broken links, empty pages, scripting and coding issues, malware, and other such things that may cause your blog to look half-baked or spammy. Remember, the more time and effort you invest in ensuring a properly fault-free structure, the more it will pay off in the long…

  • Blogging,  Seo

    Why Google Indexing is most important for your Blog

    As you probably know, if people can’t find your website on Google it might as well not exist! Google is by far the largest search engine, and getting organic traffic from it is paramount to make any website popular, be it a blog, an eCommerce or a web application. The problem is that getting Google to index your site correctly and efficiently is not a simple task. Below you’ll find tips that can help you with that. Google has a submission form that you can use to inform it about your new site. Don’t! The best way to get Google to discover and index your site is to get a…

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    How to Know Who is Clicking Your Blog/ Website Links, Latest

    If you track the clicks on those links, on the other hand, you will know exactly how many visitors each platform is sending your way. Now the problem becomes how to easily create links that you can track the number of clicks and other information. There is a very nice tool you can use for that purpose called Taveo.net. It works as a complete analytics platform for links. Once you create an account (which is free for up to 1000 clicks per month and 20 total tracking links) you’ll be able to create and configure your links and start using them immediately. Your click data will be refresed every 4 hours,…

  • Blogging

    Why Color Matters when Making a Blog or Website

    Why Color Matters In order to understand the power of color, let’s pause and think about the analogy of a flower garden. A flower garden is designed to attract people. But if there are no bright colored flowers, will anyone even pause to experience it? “In order to transform a garden, it needs vibrant colors that can capture the attention of all those who walk past,” points out Tammy Sons of Garden Delights. The same holds true for a blog. A blog is designed to attract people, but unless there are visual and psychological triggers reeling people in, nobody is going to pause to read and share the content. And much like…

  • Blogging

    Best ways to Brand Your Blog first

    For starters, branding is the marketing practice of creating a name and symbol or design that identifies and differentiates a product or company from others. Your brand is your promise to your customer. It tells them what they can expect from your products and services and gives you a margin over your competitors. Your brand comes from who you are, who you want to be and how people perceive you to be. Your brand influences how customers interact with your company and how you interact with them, so without a clear brand, your company may struggle to communicate your mission or purpose. There are 3 reasons to care about Branding:…

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    Best Niches for Your Blog, Beginners

    Thousands of bloggers have recognized this and made their fortune from it, writing on all sorts of niches. For example, there are people making money writing about income properties, frugal living and even meditation and mindfulness! Some niches are more profitable than others; your ultimate goal should be to target an industry or two where there’s real money in writing. Here are some of the best niches for making a profitable living as a blogger. 2015 and 2016 have seen new ways to make money online, either on an individual level or as a business. Blogs in this niche focus on SEO, email marketing, writing and freelancing, money-making tips and tricks, how tos,…

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    Monetize Your Blog in a Better way

    Monetization is, no doubt, the biggest challenge any blogger will face. So, here’s a four-step strategy that could help you overcome these issues and monetize your blog like a professional: Most bloggers make the fundamental mistake of not recognizing their client. As a blogger your community is your service. Your job is to find an audience that shares your niche interest and then connect that audience to brands that would like to approach them. Blog’s generate income from digital marketing agencies, so it’s important to understand what they need. Agencies are constantly on the lookout for great content within a specific niche. These agencies are tasked with finding a target audience…

  • Blogging

    Best Ways to Promote Your Blog Free of Cost

    Generic comments followed by a link to your blog are spam. Do this often, and these spammy links will actually hurt your blog’s ranking by search engines. Conversely, constructive feedback on other blogs will get read by other blog readers, while a mention of your blog’s name without the link improves brand recognition by both search engines and a wider audience. Great bloggers solicit constructive feedback in order to improve as well as deepen their engagement with their audience. HowToCreateABlog.org is a classic example of this, as well as an excellent resource for new bloggers. If you are able to engage with the author of another blog through the comments section, offer to…