5 Tools for Making Your Content Visual

tools to make visual content

Editor’s note: Stephanie Norman is a freelance tutor from Sydney with 4 years of experience in professional writing. Also she is a content marketing specialist at Australian Writings, a company offering assignment help and assistance for students. Follow her at Facebook and Google+.

When you want to create killer content for your blog, website, or social media platforms, you spend hours in research, conceptualizing, writing, and editing. If you post the text without any visual incentives, you can rest assured that it won’t reach a great number of readers. The fact that photos attract over 50% more likes and over 100% more comments on Facebook should be enough to convince you to change your approach.

You cannot just locate any photo online and use it in your own publication. You can’t violate copyrights, remember? Thanks to this list of 5 tools to make visual content, you’ll be able to create your own images and attract a wider audience! [Read more…]

Is Blogging Taking a Toll on Your Eyes?

eye strain

How much do you stare at a screen every day? If you’re like the rest of us, the answer is at least a few hours. From working behind a computer all day to coming home and collapsing in front of the television for a few hours, we’re clocking an almost unimaginable amount of screen-time every single day. If you’re a blogger, professional or casual, the chances are that you’re spending even longer periods of time staring at your computer; research, writing, editing and rewriting take a tremendous amount of time, and if you’re not taking the proper precautions, your blogging might be taking a toll on your body. [Read more…]

Top New Media Tips for Entrepreneurs

top new media tips for entrepreneurs

There has never been as much opportunity for entrepreneurs as there is today. Wherever you are in the world, with the right idea, proper execution, and the willingness to do what it takes, you have the chance to make it big.

Sure, the competition is tough, but that can be a driving force as well as a source of inspiration. For budding entrepreneurs and existing entrepreneurs alike, openness to learning from the best in the business is one of the essential characteristics to success. [Read more…]

Is Your Blog A Bore? – 5 Ways to Make Your Blog More Visually Interesting

Is Your Blog A Bore?

Black and white blog posts aren’t nearly as successful as they used to be. Though blogging is a timeless way to convey information to consumers and garner attention for your website, if you don’t have enough visual interest within that platform, you’ll have a difficult time making them stay. [Read more…]

Great Titles and Web Design for Maximum Traffic


It has been said that the title is the most important part of the article. And while this is true, even the best content can be hindered by very poor web design standards. There are companies like WSI that work on both sides of this equation, and it’s a holistic understanding like this which helps website and blog owners make the most out of their web traffic. [Read more…]

3 Things the Most Successful Pieces of Content Have in Common

elements successful content

Editor’s note: This post was written by Rohan, who creates digital master plans at E2M Solutions for companies seeking advanced search marketing services. He also works on mobile UX improvement for startups and sui generis brands at OnlyDesign.org. Hit him up on Google+ for a chat on any of these areas.

We are swimming in a veritable ocean of content on the internet today. Data shows that we create over 211 million pieces of content every minute.

Videos, articles, infographics, images, memes, GIFs – the sheer variety can be mind boggling. From absolute garbage that has been spun and re-spun a million times to pieces that are tearjerkers hands down, the quality of all this content is equally diverse.

So what does it take to stand out in the midst of this unmitigated clutter attack? You’d be tempted to think “quality content.” Well, you’re not wrong there. However, what constitutes quality? What is that secret ingredient X that takes certain pieces viral while others languish in the backrooms of the internet? [Read more…]

Social Media and Law Enforcement

social media and law enforcement

While most people may see social media as a way to share their personal activities – what they ate, where they ate, where they’re going on vacation, how they feel, #OOTD, etc. – we can no longer deny that there are other applications of social media.

Of course, there is social media marketing which benefits businesses big and small, but on the “good” side (that is not to say the above are bad), there is the connection between social media and law enforcement. And a growing one, too. [Read more…]

Paid Blogging Tools to Stake Your Lives on

Paid Blogging Tools to Stake Your Lives on

Blogging is more than just a platform to share your thoughts. When in the right hands, blogging can build relationships and establish thought leadership.

These are critical factors when applying blogging to the context of building your business.

As an owner, you want to reach out to your target market so you can encourage them to buy your products or services.

To attract the right audience, you need to write irresistible content. This should compel them to read your blog, if not subscribe to it.

To reach out to your readers in the first place, you need to share your blog and posts to the right online channels.

To further the reach of your posts, you need to perform blogger outreach and off-page SEO tactics. This ensures that your content reaches out to influencers and ranks high on Google.

Putting all things together, blogging follows (but not limited to) this set of tasks:

  • Content creation
  • Blog amplification
  • Social sharing
  • Link building

As a freelance blogger, these are necessary to apply on your blogs. The tasks ensure that you blog reaches out to as many people in your target market.

If you are working alone, you will not have enough time to do each one of them on a consistent basis. This is why you have to use different tools that will make it easier for you.

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5 Places to Get Content Creation Ideas From


You always hear marketers talking about the need for original content. The problem is pretty much everything has been done before. That leaves you in a difficult position unless you hire one of the professional content creation services that will do it for you. There are still ways to put a new spin on content. Finding the inspiration can prove tricky. [Read more…]