Singaporean Blogger Amos Yee is no stranger to the courts of his country and jail. Last year, he hit the headlines when he was charged as a political dissident due to his outspoken blog posts and YouTube videos. He has “attacked” the government and ridiculed its leaders as well.
Sometimes, no matter how brilliant your social media posts are, they never seem enough to earn a high number of likes and reshares. It is not just because you may have targeted the wrong crowd or you write about topics that are simply not interesting enough. For most content marketers, it is the lack of social proof that fails to get them substantial engagement in social networks. [Read more…]
While blogging is enjoyable for some, it’s difficult for the majority of people. After all, you aren’t spending hours of your day behind a keyboard for fun – it’s usually work. If you really want to make money with your blog, though, you must focus on two key words: cash flow. [Read more…]
According to recent surveys, most businesses have started blogging. A blog can help add credibility and put a human face on a brand. In addition, quality content should also help increase exposure and even drive more leads and sales. This is true if you run a brick-and-mortar store in a small town or have an ecommerce shop that sells products all over the world. [Read more…]
Britain is currently facing a surge of criminal bigotry. Nearly every day, we hear another story of hate speech spewing as the church debates the inclusion of gay clergy. The latest story involves Jayne Ozanne, one of the leading campaigners for LGBT equality in the Church of England. According to Curve magazine, Ozanne has reported a hate crime to local authorities.
From the day Pokémon Go was released, it was clear that the world was going to experience a phenomenon. Within 13 hours of its launch, the app was already #1 in the top-grossing list in the US!
It hasn’t been all fun and games for the app’s makers and players, though. We’ve heard about complaints of server crashes (oh, what a problem), and worse, stories about petty crime. And, even worse, accidents that led to injuries and even death. [Read more…]
As if Facebook “people you may know” feature wasn’t creepy enough. (Listen, if I really do know them and aren’t friends on Facebook, chances are I don’t want to be!) Anyways, it seems the social media giant crossed the line when one psychiatrist discovered that Facebook was suggesting that her patients friend each other.
Ranking in the search results is one of the most important factors in finding success with a blog. With over a billion active sites on the internet today and more than 300 million of them being blogs, there is simply way too much content being created on a daily basis. While most site owners are focusing solely on the content creation aspect, it’s the sites that focus on SEO and link building methods that will stand out from the crowd.
When trying to rank a website in Google, the most important thing to remember is that there are only ten organic listings on each page. At the same time, it’s also important to realize if you don’t rank on the main page, you might as well not rank at all. This means it’s extremely important to make sure all of your content is of the highest quality at all times. Site owners should also make sure they are as niche focused, while also trying to rank for less competitive long-tail keywords. [Read more…]
While many bloggers find success by targeting timely news stories and quickly churning out posts that have a shelf life of just 24 or 48 hours, this isn’t a strategy most bloggers are able to find success with. Instead, a better long-term strategy is to produce “sticky content” that keeps readers coming back for more. [Read more…]
From the drag-and-drop editor to the game-changing Artificial Design Intelligence, Wix is a known pioneer of simplified website building solutions. Within minutes, you can construct a professional-looking website without any knowledge in web design and development. You can even implement advanced functionalities such as a robust comments system, interactive forms, and online booking without writing a single line of code. [Read more…]