Blogging

Infographic: Why WordPress is Our Preferred CMS

This week I came across the following infographic courtesy of Skilled.co. As many of you already know, Return On Now will work with nearly any CMS, but we prefer WordPress when we have a say in the decision. I could list many reasons why this is our favorite CMS. But much of it would be…

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How to Search Engine Optimize (#SEO) Your Blog Content

If you are a marketer, you know that search engine optimization (SEO) is extraordinarily important. The more optimized your blog posts are, the more visibility you gain and the bigger your social media footprint becomes. Ultimately, the more your posts show up in search engine results when people enter relevant keywords, the more successful your…

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7 Painful Blogging Problems And How to Solve Them

When operating a successful blog becomes problematic or you simply have difficulty getting things off of the ground, you might be tempted to give up altogether. Before you throw in the towel, though, remember that other bloggers have dealt with the same issues. They have successfully navigated the troubles that you face now and gone…

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7 Content Writing Tips That Will Make You a Better Blogger

There is so much writing advice out there. The problem with most of it is, however, that you can’t just apply it. It takes weeks, sometimes months, to learn how to correctly using metaphors, storytelling, and most other tricks. That’s not what we’re after! We want tricks that will work almost immediately, don’t we? Well,…

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11 Content Marketing Hacks to Speed up Blogging Growth

TL/DR: Every brand can benefit from a great blog. However, it takes some hard work to create growth and ensure that your audience members stay engaged. Writing a blog can be a rewarding way to reach out to your audience, and share your thoughts and knowledge on issues that are relevant to them. When used…

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Five Business Tools to Support your Blogging Efforts

When starting a business, you have so many action items handle that blogging may be the last thing on your list. You’re a businessperson, a numbers person, not a blogger–right? Well, I hate to break it to you, but if you’re going to start a business–you need to have a business blog. For starters, it…

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9 Productivity Hacks for Creative Bloggers

If you are your own boss and work from home writing your blog, productivity might be a common issue in your life. Not that it doesn’t affect people with a 9-to-5 job. But if your bed isn’t that far, and there isn’t anyone in your case, it is easier to lose track of what you…

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6 Tools To Improve Your Content Writing Skills

There are some smart content marketing strategies, but the best one by far is to have great content. It doesn’t matter how much you write, or how well you market the content if you can’t actually put onto paper anything that people want to read. Then you might as well be throwing your work down a…

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Smart Content Marketing Strategies for Bloggers

Some people think that all it takes to have an effective content marketing campaign is writing and publishing blog posts, telling their family about it and then going do other things. If that’s your strategy, then boy are you missing out! Content marketing is so much more than that. So how do you effectively content market…

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