I am often asked about outsourcing content and if it should be done. The answer is simply… It depends. People have different business models. Not everyone is a blogger or creates a website on a passion/interest. For example, your core business may be podcasting, and perhaps that vehicle drives most of your sales. However, you [...]
Have you ever written an article and wished you could find a better way to phrase something? Do you sometimes repeat the same words in your copy over and over again? I have these issues all the time and often find myself browsing an online thesaurus for word inspiration.
Every now and then I check Google Analytics to review my top search terms from my internal site search to make sure my visitors are finding what they need. Last week I did a check on my static site and found that my top searched terms are… 1) Indent 2) AdSense 3) Camera 4) Dreamweaver [...]
1. Talk About Something in Your Industry Most of you are niche bloggers, so surely there is something going on in your industry you can talk about. Maybe there was a recent product launch, major news, controversy, or something you can give your opinion on. If you stay on top of industry news in your [...]
Since I started accepting guest posts, I’ve had to reject about 85% of the submissions. So I thought I’d create this post to explain why and to help those who may be considering writing a guest post for this blog. 1) Your Post is Too General Does the Web really need another generic article about [...]
There are a lot of things that go into creating a successful affiliate marketing website… 1) You should learn enough programming to manage and maintain your own site 2) You need to hone your writing skills 3) You need a strategy for implementation and marketing 4) You have to build a brand (even if that [...]
A lot of people feel pressured to make their articles a certain length. As if, more words automatically equals more value. That isn’t always true. In fact, more words can often make articles difficult to read and monotonous. Brevity has its advantages… 1) People are busy and subscribe to dozens of blogs and websites, so [...]