There are some who argue that writer’s block is just a myth. But for those who have spent hours staring at a computer screen, writing sentences and erasing them over and over, it’s far from a myth. The next time you’re struggling to find inspiration for your blog, give these tricks a shot. [Read more…]
Based on the trending ecommerce tactics, tools, and platforms throughout 2015, online marketers were able to predict the trends that will play a major role in the ecommerce world this 2016. By adapting to these trends, marketers are able to keep up with competition while improving sales and boosting the growth of their businesses.
If you want to stay competitive and push your business toward ultimate success, then you should adapt to these 5 trends in the ecommerce industry that can maximize your sales. [Read more…]
By this time, every brick and mortar business recognize the need for an online presence. They build websites, either using DIY website builders or hiring pros to do the job. They also recognize the need for a business blog and invest in it in varying degrees.
If you’re a blogger for a company, or you treat your blog as a business (which you should, actually), then one of your priorities is to get people to know about your blog. You need to find your way up the search engine rankings in order to get the eyeballs you need. [Read more…]
There are multiple ways to earn revenue as a blogger, and selling products is one of them. Whether you develop your own products or get them from a supplier, you can make a pretty penny off your blog and help to further the reach of your posts. However, this is very much like starting a business, and it’s not going to be an easy journey.
Once you’ve set up a strong blogging foundation and have a decent readership, selling products on your blog gets easier. Before you know it, you could be making $5,000 per month…or even $30,000 per month! All you need is a great product, a good blogging foundation, and a lot of dedication. If you’re interested in selling products on your blog, here are some things you should do. [Read more…]
Paid search advertising remains one of the most effective marketing tactics that any e-commerce business can employ. It can also be an exercise in frustration when the results aren’t meeting expectations – not to mention, a colossal waste of money. [Read more…]
So, you’re regularly posting on social media channels and your SEO strategy is at the top of its game, your brand presence however is still not a patch on what you’d like it to be. Where can you go from here? Nowadays, the only answer to this question is blogger outreach. [Read more…]
Time management is undeniably one of the most important skills as a blogger. It’s particularly easy to lose track of how long it’s been since your last post, especially if you have a day job or taking up freelance writing gigs on the side. [Read more…]
KPIs or Key Performance Indicators – what are they? Why do you need them?
In business, setting specific, realistic, and measurable goals has been one of the core foundations of a successful enterprise. These goals are broken down into objectives, which serve as the primary measure of progress towards your biggest goals. In addition to being indicators, these objectives also help managers adapt and adjust their approach to attain the most efficient strategy. [Read more…]
Pinterest and niche blogs go together like chips and salsa. In fact, it can be more reliable than Facebook or Twitter for reaching your ideal audience. Relevant pins are 100 times more effective than tweets when it comes to spreading your content. This is why you should always choose the right boards for promoting your blog. Pins also last significantly longer than regular Facebook posts; enabling you to maximize the gains for your original content. [Read more…]
How much does it really cost to run a blog? At first glance, it seems like a project with no overhead—there are a plethora of free website builders and personal blogging platforms you could utilize. And yet any professional blogger (or entrepreneur in general) will tell you it’s unrealistic to expect success without making some kind of initial investment.
Running a blog is an investment of both time and money. It’s not all that different from starting a business, and requires much of the same kinds of expenditures. Let’s look at the three most important blog-related expenses and discuss how to get the most bang for your buck. [Read more…]