Psst. Is Your Email Strategy Missing? Unsure of What to Send?

Every now and then I’ll come across someone who doesn’t have an email list. The top two reasons are typically… 1) I don’t know what to send  2) I don’t want to spam people I can sort of relate to that.  When I first started this site I didn’t have a list for a long time.  My site links […]

How to Build Passive Traffic With Pinterest

How many social media networks do you use where the original post sends you traffic months or even a year later? Pinterest is the only social site that produces results like that for me on an ongoing basis. And if you’re strategic about what you pin/post, you don’t have to spend a lot of time […]

The Aftermath of Google Removing Authorship Photos – Weigh In!

Update: As of August 2014, Google has discontinued Authorship.  So that means your face or name will no longer appear next to the results.  BUT you can still build your Author Rank through earning quality links to your site. Google taught me a lesson a long time ago… Never get too attached to their tools […]

How to Build Traffic and Engage With Influencers Using Expert Interviews

Ann Smarty always BRINGS IT when it comes to offering helpful traffic-building techniques. She is very creative with using online services and social media to gain more exposure for her personal brand and site. I’m honored to have her write yet another guest post for my blog because I know you will discover new tips you can try […]

Ouch! How Your WordPress Navigation Can Kill Traffic and Conversions!

For the last four years I have been talking about this topic in small doses both here on my blog and on YouTube, but I’ve never given it the attention it deserves. If you use WordPress for your site, you cannot afford to ignore this one — especially if you’re just starting out. I’m no Derek […]

Google Admits Ranking Will Get Easier for Small Businesses But Here’s a Warning

A couple of weeks ago Google rolled out the softer side of Panda (widely known as Panda 4.0) and many sites that had been impacted in the past saw complete or partial traffic recoveries. Panda 4.0 was one of the biggest algorithm updates in a long time and, according to Matt Cutts, will lay the groundwork […]

Boost Traffic & Dominate Your Niche With Content Re-Packaging

I am so delighted to feature Ann Smarty of MyBlogGuest.com here today because she offers up useful strategies for re-packaging content into other formats to get more exposure for your site. Get your note-taking apps or pen and paper ready because you’ll want to jot down these ideas. So without further ado, take it awaaaaaay, Ann! —————————— […]

Is Facebook Wrong? Do You Feel Duped? Weigh In!

I will never forget a reply someone left on my Facebook page when I made a post about some Google algorithm changes. It went something like this… I need to diversify my traffic better because relying on Google traffic is like waking up every morning and wondering if I’m going to get fired from my […]