The freelance economy is growing and with modern technologies, you can be a successful freelancer. Online writing offers you a great chance to earn more money and get out of debt. You can be a freelancer even if you have a full time job. In fact, you can use the additional income to settle your student loan payments, credit card payments, car loan payments, etc. [Read more…]
As a blogger and/or website owner, it’s your job to make sure that you’re always learning and keeping up with industry trends. Blogs can be major game-changers for businesses of all sizes. They provide a foundation for SEO and also establish leadership in certain areas.
One of the best ways to launch a successful blog is by following the example of industry leaders and corporate giants who have built their reputations by being great at what they do. More often than not, they’ve cultivated a decent-sized audience based on the valuable content they provide. [Read more…]
Do you like a side serving of science with your SEO content tips? If so, Search Engine Land’s periodic table of SEO success factors makes for an interesting read. It’s not so much science, more SEO tips presented in a ‘sciencey’ kind of way, but it does tell you all you need to know about the importance of kick-ass content. As you can see, the very first element on this periodic table is quality content, which shows just what a huge impact it can have on your search engine rankings. In fact, creating good content is probably the most important off-page SEO factor there is.Creating good content is probably the most important off-page SEO factor there is. Click To Tweet
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…]
Facebook may have 1.7 million users, Twitter 313 million, and LinkedIn “only” 106 million, but any self-respecting blogger or content marketer knows that the last network cannot be ignored. That is, if you want to build a professional brand that will help cement your credibility in your chosen field.
The general consensus is that LinkedIn is the professional’s social network, something which anyone can surmise with a perfunctory look at the platform.
It is thus a pity when new bloggers – or some experienced ones – fail to take advantage of LinkedIn. Sure, they have an account. They fill out their profile. And then they leave it at that. Perhaps they check in once a month or so – when they get a connection request or when someone endorses them.
If this is you, then you are missing out on the benefits that LinkedIn can bring you and your blog. [Read more…]
Online marketing can become so complex, that it’s easy to find yourself sitting on your laurels, head in hands, thinking, “where am I going to find the time and expertise to grow my WordPress website business?”
The quality of web hosting is one of the most overlooked factors that can determine a blog’s success. Fair enough, all web hosting services are capable of making a site online and accessible to the intended users. However, when it comes to uptime, speed, and security, subpar hosting will get you nowhere.
That said, you need to look beyond the price tag when choosing a web host for your blog. To help you make the best decision, below are some of the factors you need to consider: [Read more…]
Tools help us achieve what we want to achieve.
They help up do some faster. They help us build and communicate with our audience. They practically help us do everything.
In this post, I will show you 30 tools that you can use to grow your blog.
Ready? Let’s do it.
Note: I’ve broken the list up into categories. [Read more…]
Trying to build your website? Then you’ve probably already heard of WordPress.
As the most popular content management system to date, WordPress powers over 76.5 million websites, be it personal blogs, industry news portals, online stores, or business websites. With its smooth learning curve and versatility, even beginners can get a fully-functional site up and run within minutes.
Have you been dreaming about ditching the grind of a 40 hour work week? Fantasizing about creating your own schedule, being your own boss and kissing that morning commute goodbye? While many believe this will also just a be a fantasy, I’m here to tell you that is could totally become reality. It is possible. If you have the determination and the motivation to keep yourself productive and meeting goals, then there are plenty of ways you can start your road revamping that work week.