Attract More Advertisers By Implementing Several Analytics Programs

If you’re attempting to build out a serious web property that attracts advertisers, product sponsors and other top notch clients you’ll want to make sure that you can provide potential clients with pinpoint accurate information about your sites overall reach. One of the biggest mistakes new website owners make in that respect is choosing a […]

20 Easy Ways to Promote Your Blog Across the Social Web

One of the key points I explain in my book, 30-Minute Social Media Marketing, is that for a business to succeed in building a brand and growing, it needs to surround consumers with branded online experiences, so those consumers can self-select how they want to engage with the brand.  The same theory holds true for […]

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 […]

5 WordPress Plugins that Increase Traffic to Your Blog

If you want to grow your blog’s audience and you use WordPress.org as your blogging application, then you need to try the five WordPress plugins listed below.  They’re easy to use, free, and can have a significant impact on the number of visitors to your blog. 1. Yet Another Related Posts Plugin (YARPP) The more […]

How To Be Retweet Worthy – 3 Tips to Get More Retweets

Many bloggers have great success driving traffic to their blogs through Twitter.  However, you’ll only get so far on Twitter if all you do is tweet your own articles all the time.  Twitter is a community, and you need to spend time building your network of brand advocates who learn to recognize your name and […]