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 […]

5 Tips to Protect Yourself from Blog Contest Losers

Nobody likes a sore loser, but they’re out there, waiting to complain about your blog contests.  Don’t set yourself up for trouble.  Instead, be sure to protect yourself by writing explicit rules for your blog contests.  Believe it or not, even if you’re just giving away a stick of gum in your blog contest, it’s […]

5 Point Checklist to Running Blog Contests

Have you ever ran a contest on your blog before? Here is a quick and dirty checklist which you may want to follow. 1. Internally identify the goal of the contest If you work for a blog network, you may have had performance reviews with your editor. The usual topic of review is strategy to […]

Funny Headline Writing Contest

Perhaps the single most essential skill for online writing is the art of headline writing. Over at Glamorati, I’m co-sponsoring a headline writing contest in the month of June with a grand prize of $500. Plus, each published headline from all contestants will receive $5. The basic idea of the contest is to re-write headlines […]

Lessons from an SEO Contest

I don’t know all the ins and outs of Search Engine Optimization (SEO), but I hope the ‘lessons’ our team of three learned from two consecutive Philippine SEO contests can help fellow bloggers here at Performancing. (One of my teammates was J Angelo Racoma, who now helps manage sites for Splashpress Media – Filipino bloggers […]