Ashlee Martinson was once known for her gruesome horror stories she posted online. Known by her online name of “Vampchick“, her readers would never have predicted that her tales of blood could become a reality.
The days of old spun content that is merely there to get a link in order to boost search engine ranking effectively are gone. While this marketing tactic can benefit a company in the short term it has no long term benefits especially if one of these “link farms” are penalized by Google. Content being king is no news to many people in the industry but now the approach to content has shifted from pumping out articles to figuring out what will drive the most traffic with a single post. [Read more…]
Halloween is upon us and 171 million Americans are getting in on the action. This holiday is expected to bring in more than $8.4 billion this year, growing $1.5 billion since 2015.
While the Dark Web is hopefully somewhere you have never browsed, there is a particularly interesting story coming out it. One American man has been arrested for stealing from those looking to purchase illict goods.
All avid bloggers know that coming up with fresh ideas for content is one of the most challenging aspects of the trade. Sometimes you have to put in the legwork and do some research to find trending topics you can piggyback off of, while other times inspiration strikes you in the most random of moments.
In scenarios like the latter, it can be inconvenient — or even downright impossible — to capture your ideas right then and there. What if you’re in the shower, driving or with friends? If you’re not prepared, you probably would try to commit that topic to memory and come back to it later. But as we all know, that leaves the very real possibility that you’ll forget it entirely.
So instead of leaving your best blogging ideas to chance, here are some ideas for quickly and easily retaining them until you’re ready to use them. [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.
For many entrepreneurs and business owners, there’s a very real fear associated with blogging. This fear is often rooted in the permanency of words on the internet and the feeling that others will pick apart your work. The good news is that there are ways to overcome your fear of blogging and become a more confident writer. Are you willing to give it a try? [Read more…]
Building relationships is a huge part of business especially when it comes to the marketing sector. A great relationship with a publisher or writer can be profitable for both sides. Influencer marketing is no different as a great relationship with an influencer can lead to both sides making quite a bit of money. Building this relationship will take time like any other relationship but there are some things to think about that can help this process progress. Those who do not have good relationships with the influencers they work with can end up wasting a lot of money. The following are some ways that you can build relationships with your influencers. [Read more…]