For those who run successful blogs, they understand that it takes over their lives. One popular blogger said she decided to quit the industry after it consumed her life. Josi Denise is a mother of three and the blogger behind “American Momma.” Her blog was so successful that she had up to 50,000 unique views per month and made up to $1,500 per blog post.
In this viral age, we are witnessing the reign of memes, “Vines”, and other forms of highly shareable content in social media. These have become powerful marketing tools that can drive big traffic to any website or blog.
As a blogger, remember that making a website is just half the battle for attaining online success. The other half goes to embracing and implementing content strategies that will boost your site’s traffic and establish your identity in the online community. Today, it’s all about producing content that’s highly shareable with the potential to go viral.
Here are five strategies that will help you get started with “viral blogging“. [Read more…]
It is a warning to all WordPress users: update your Jetpack plug-in right now to protect your site from a huge security breach. CSO Online reports that the popular plug-in has a flaw that could make your site vulnerable to attacks.
Many are using Jetpack as a free tool for website optimization, management, and security features. With more than a million active installation, web security firm Sucuri is warning users about its findings. It claims to have found a stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability. All Jetpack released since 2012 are vulnerable and should be updated immediately. [Read more…]
To remain competitive in the unforgiving landscape of online marketing, you need to adopt tools and exploit the latest trends to optimize your marketing channels, business processes, and your team’s productivity. However, it is important to be smart with your toolset choices. With today’s myriad of marketing software, it is easy to overspend and overcomplicate your marketing. [Read more…]
Becoming a successful blogger means that you have the ability to work from basically anywhere. However, this is only true for those who take full advantage of their smartphones. Impressively, if you know a few tips and tricks, you can run your entire blog from your phone. [Read more…]
According to market research firm eMarketer, e-commerce sales will go beyond $3.5 trillion over the next five years, demonstrating the monumental money making potential the Internet can afford. But while today’s online world enables businesses to sell their products and services on a global scale, some entrepreneurs have made money off the web itself.
Recognising the future power and potential of the Internet, a number of visionary people registered lots of .com domain names in the early nineties. Therefore, when multinational corporations wanted to claim the company’s name or another unique URL as their web address, they would have to pay the owner of the domain thousands, if not millions for the privilege. [Read more…]
Many studies have been done on millennials and their lifestyles. Most people believe that most millennials are young rebels with no goals, but that couldn’t be farther than the truth. In fact, this generation is full of future CEOs, entrepreneurs and world-changers. But how do you get the world to pay attention to someone that is considered just another young’un?
The world’s climate is warming up, so who’s bringing ice to the party?
Climate change is no longer a conspiracy theory of doomsday-sayers. The past three decades have each been successively warmer than any recorded since 1850. Indeed, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a United Nations body, believes that it’s likely that the past thirty years have been the warmest time period in 1500 years and are 95% certain the the temperature increase is due to manmade emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs). [Read more…]
It is official – virtual currencies today are as big as ever. Do yourself a favor and check an online currency converter to find out how much 1 bitcoin (BTC) is now worth in dollars. Convinced yet?
Bitcoins are probably the most popular virtual currency on the internet today. It can be used to make online payments, buy physical products, or even withdraw cash from a bitcoin ATM. You may also be interested in mining for bitcoins, blogging about them, or simply investing in virtual currencies to leverage the increasing price of bitcoins. [Read more…]