All bloggers want to create great content but who determines what great content truly is? I think the answer may surprise you.
Here’s a quick walkthrough on why a lead magnet for a blog can help grow a mailing list and which formats are best suited for doing just that.
There are many excellent blog posts about how to put together an expert roundup post. They cover all aspects of the project but seem to focus on marketing and promotion. After reading dozens of these posts, I’ve tried to distill the essence of one particular aspect: Asking the right question. After all, it’s always important to get the foundations of
There’s a science fiction theme where they freeze someone for hundreds or thousands of years and he then wakes up in an a totally different world. Something similar happened to me. Instead of 500 years, it was 7-8 years and I wasn’t actually frozen, just busy with a different kind of web project. I’m back now! And it
First, A quick recap: I have recently decided to rejoin the blogging community which means I’m taking a fresh look at everything – from blog software through content writing to marketing – while at the same time using my own insights, generated over 18 years of web publishing. You can read more about that here. This
“What hassle?” I hear you asking. They’re wordpress plugins! They’re the best and awesomest thing in the world. They are every blogger’s little helpers, optimizing for SEO, enabling social sharing, cleaning the office room and making us coffee. They should really be called “WordPress house-elves” and not plugins. Why would anyone think they’re a hassle? Hold
“If you are failing to plan, you are planning to fail.” I spent a couple of hours today planning future posts for three of my blogs. The plans runs for 1-2 months (depending on the blog). Why create a content plan for a blog? The answer isn’t just a simple, “Why not?” After all, creating a
Do you really believe there’s a recipe that will show you how to “cook” blog success?
If you really want to make this work, you should focus on subjects you know and love.
Do hyphenated domain names deserve the rap they got? I checked before buying a new domain.