Tapping industry players for relevant, timely content

Improving blog traffic means hooking visitors to your blog and giving them something that will make them go back again and again. One way to do this is to providing relevant, up to date information on topics related to the general theme of your blog. Blogs are about information; it is one of its key […]

Killer content is crucial to blogging traffic

Operating a blog is not as easy as some people think. The common belief is that a blog’s success will just happen just as long as you chug along writing articles. But that is not the case; building traffic to your blog takes a lot of work. And traffic is VERY IMPORTANT. It can make […]

BlogBurst Joins Demand Media Blog Distribution Network

BlogBurst was once known as the free and ad-supported blog syndication service that could help bloggers get their content in front of wider audiences.  I’m a proponent of syndication with some caveats that I explain later in this post.  Since Demand Media announced at Blog World last week that BlogBurst was relaunching as part of […]

Has Digg Been Buried?

As Facebook and Twitter continue to grow in popularity, social bookmarking sites like Digg have seen their own traffic and usage wane.  The question of late has been whether or not a site like Digg is still relevant.  It’s not a secret that for years Digg has been the subject of controversy as users complained […]

Blogging Strategically Not Tactically And 5 Steps to Do It

If your goals for your blog include growing your audience, developing an online platform to establish yourself as an expert in your field, or making money, then you need to start thinking strategically and not tactically or those goals will always remain just out of reach. There is a reason why companies create marketing plans […]

How to Get Massive Traffic to Your Blog Contests for Free

Blog contests are a great way to drive short-term traffic to your blog, and hopefully, if your prize is relevant to your blog topic, some of those new visitors who come to enter the contest will poke around your blog, enjoy what they see, and return!  Even better — they might tell their friends about […]

How the Compounding Effect of Blogging Gives Your Blog a Huge Boost

The compounding effect of blogging is a topic I often discuss in my books, to my clients, and at speaking engagements, but in order to understand the compounding effect of blogging, you have to understand the importance of search engines in sending visitors to your blog. Consider this… Where do you go to find information […]