What worked a few years ago is a waste of time today.[Read more…]
Running an effective blog can be tricky. You put your heart and soul into your posts, hit “Publish” and hope that your article will strike a chord.
Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t.
Often, some of your best work goes completely unnoticed. For these articles, paid promotion can be just the nudge your article needs to get the attention it deserves.
However, if you don’t do it right, paid promotion can be a complete waste of money. [Read more…]
As you learned from my Myers-Briggs self-assessment, I’m the kind of guy that rather blend in than stand out in a crowd. That means I can produce killer content, but don’t get a gold medal when it comes to self-promotion.
As I was sitting in traffic this morning thinking up ways to promote my blog offline, it occurred to me that a great opportunity could be staring me right in the face…literally. [Read more…]
Are you an “an adventurous spirit” with a “keen sense of observation” and has the ability to write with “style and imagination”? Then you can apply for a free trip to Antarctica, where you’ll be the in-house blogger, in 2010. And guess what, you don’t need any blogging experience at all, which means that there’ll be a ton of applicants to the position, which is really a free trip for two. Still, pretty cool, so you might want to give it a go.
Hat tip: Quick Online Tips
Why do you participate in social media services and networks?
When people talk about Digg and co, very often they are discussing a traffic tactic. You can get a healthy spike of thousands of visitors with a front page link, which is cool, but …
Are bloggers killing social media? [Read more…]