You’ve dedicated hours of work and stressed out over every detail, now it is finally time to launch your startup’s blog. No matter how much preparation has went into it, something will inevitable will go wrong. [Read more…]
Food blogging has mushroomed in recent years so nowadays readers have more choice than ever. While everyone loves food, no one likes seeing similar types of blogs, much like no one likes eating the same thing every day. If you want your food blog to succeed, it needs to have to define features to distinguish itself from countless others on the web. Here are several simple ways that you can use to spice up your food blog and retain readers:
The problem that most bloggers suffer from is leaving their old blog posts to dry.
Think of your blog posts as seeds you’ve planted in your backyard. You used the right soil to tuck them in, exposed them with the right amount of sunlight, and watered them on a regular basis. At one point, you see the seeds grow into a sprout with a promise of becoming a plant someday.
However, after time passes, you’ve moved on to planting other seeds and abandoning the old ones you’ve planted. Soon, the sprout will wither and be forgotten into oblivion. [Read more…]
Are you a successful blogger looking for ways to monetize your web traffic? If you do not see the results you want from display ads, affiliate marketing, or influencer opportunities, then you may want to consider selling goods or services on your blog.
As a blogger, you know how to get eyes on your content. Unfortunately, you might not be as comfortable with selling. Don’t worry; you don’t need to be an SEO ninja or savvy salesperson to succeed with a blog store. Here are six tips to help you get started with selling on your blog. [Read more…]
Mobile technology has grown rapidly over the last few years. Today, 94% of the US population has a smartphone. That’s a big number, especially when you consider that only 73% of US citizens have access to a home computer. In 2017, those numbers are predicted to get even farther apart.
Bloggers who choose to invest in mobile technology, even if it’s a small investment, will see the benefits. In fact, this year is predicted to be the year that we see a significant number of bloggers, large and small, make the shift to a focus on mobile. [Read more…]
Perhaps one of the biggest buzzphrases in the world of content marketing seems to be, “SEO content writing.” Of course, it’s important to make sure search engines can index your website, but your content needs to appeal to people as well.
Running a successful blog requires more than just knowing how to write content and how to communicate with your readers. In fact, many successful bloggers might say that the ‘technical part’ of their project probably had a bigger impact on their success compared to the content they provided to their visitors. Regardless what sort of blog you are hosting, there is one thing for certain – as you gain more popularity, you’ll need to revise your hosting plan and consider paying more for better services and hardware resources. But what is the best money can get? The answer to this question is, surprisingly, quite simple – dedicated server hosting. [Read more…]
If the goal of your blog is to strike a chord with as many people as possible, you’re probably spending a lot of time researching which topics and subject matters are best. Well, if you’re launching a blog in the near future, there are a few topics that are all-but guaranteed to produce results.
Five Topics the Internet is Ravenously Consuming
You may think that everyone is unique and has their own personal preferences, but the truth is that people raised in the midst of similar circumstances will ultimately cling to the same things. Sure, we all have our own unique differences, but we all spend time thinking about and talking about common topics when it’s all said and done. [Read more…]
Having a great social media presence is vital for a successful blog or small business. But, it takes time and effort to build a social media audience and sometimes it can be discouraging when fan base growth becomes stagnant. Fortunately, there are ways you can help build your following. Take for instance, these great tips on how to grow your Facebook page. [Read more…]
With thousands of blogs vying for the same audience as yours, you need to find a way to edge out the competition.
Some go the high road by spending hundreds and thousands of dollars on ads so their blog will predominantly appear in search results and social media news feeds. They’ll also allocate that budget to launch a sophisticated link building strategy that will attract more organic traffic. Not to mention, other blogs will be willing to go through a major cosmetic lift by creating beautiful animations and interstitials to enhance the user experience.
As an owner of a rinky-dink blog, there’s no way you can compete against your competition’s deep pockets and technical know-how. However, don’t raise the white flag just yet – there are ways that you can still withstand their onslaught of killer blogging campaigns.
Below are various ways that you can tweak your blog and have a fighting chance against your well-funded and excellent blog and deliver an upset against them.