Last year brought tons of innovative tech trends that changed the business of blogging, content and social marketing. From 5G connectivity to smarter smartphones, it is important to be prepared for these trends to stay on top of your game. Falling behind the crowd can mean big losses in profit and a huge drop in productivity. As 2016 flies by, it is bring plenty of new tech trends with it. Make sure you are ready and don’t get left in the virtual dust.
One Algerian blogger has been sentenced to prison time after being found guilty for insulting Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Anyone who works with content has to take into copyright into consideration. Bloggers, content creators, copywriters, and content marketers all have to refer to and use the work of others. That is all part of the job, and in itself, there is nothing wrong with that.
The problem arises when copyright isn’t respected, whether knowingly or unwittingly.
Sad to say, while the concept of copyright is known to everyone (or at least should be known), there are still numerous cases of infringements. This may stem from lack of knowledge of copyright laws, do it’s important to go back to the basics and look at blog copyright infringement and how you can avoid it. [Read more…]
Every successful blog needs to be able to snag the reader’s attention from the very first moment. However, it can be difficult if the subject matter isn’t exactly the most exciting topic in the world. But, it is possible. First of all, the reader has visited your blog because they have some interest in whatever topic you are writing about, so with a little bit of thought you can make sure they stick around for more.
There are many bloggers out there, but very few can say they have earned millions by being a blogger alone. Johnny Ward, the “million dollar blogger” is part of the elite few that is enjoying a lucrative living from his website. The 29-year-old is the founder of OneStep4ward, a popular travel blog. Ward belongs to a handful of travel bloggers that are currently making six figures for sharing their passion for traveling the world.
Content is becoming increasingly relevant and influential for modern businesses. Content marketing, as a central strategy relevant to marketing efforts like branding, SEO, PR, and social media marketing, is an inexpensive, long-term way to increase your brand’s visibility and reputation. [Read more…]
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.
You can tell an old-school New Yorker by their area code: If someone still has a phone number that begins with 212, they’ve been holding onto that number for years.
Once, all of New York carried the 212, but around 1992, 718 came onto the scene for the outer boroughs while 212 held strong. Eventually, there were just too much demand for new numbers. Now a new Manhattanite will be slapped with 646 before the rest of their number. It’s the sign of the times.
The same could be said for the “.com” era of domain names. At the beginning of the Internet, that domain moniker was the only real game in town. Soon .net and .org encroached on the realm in order for even more businesses to set up shop. It was still relatively easy to find a decent domain name. [Read more…]
Facebook apologizes to a Singapore blogger after he claimed that some of his material were deleted for no apparent reason. The social media giant apologized for removing the post and said that the deleted content did not violate any of the site’s content guidelines.
As you well know, the internet is incredibly oversaturated with low quality content. It seems like every business in the world is pumping out an endless stream of noisy content, which makes it more difficult for your brand to stand out. The good news is there’s at least one reliable strategy for standing out in today’s market. [Read more…]