Blogging

8 Ways to Beef Up Your Content (and Boost Conversion Rate)

Your website is a lot like a new home. When you build a house, you invest in professionals to build a house that’s structurally sound, and is the nicest one on the block. If you only furnish your new home with cheap, second-hand furniture, your ability to impress people will stop at the front door.…

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The Best Ways to Go About Off-Site SEO

Over time, businesses have learned why they need to engage in search engine optimization to beat out the competition. You can find a large volume of content out on the web about keywords, techniques, and SEO strategy, and the range of opinions has made managing SEO at a tactical level all the more confusing. But with all the advice and…

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How to Drive Website Traffic Without Advertising

Today we offer you a guest post courtesy of Eve Haugen, on behalf of QuickSEOResults. Enjoy the guest post. I did not launch my website. I let it drift into the great ocean of the internet, barely causing a ripple. This was poor planning on my part. I regularly updated my content and kept it…

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16 Free Marketing Tactics For Promoting Your Business

With all the talk about bootstrapping and growthhacking, it has become clear that more of us want to self-fund our businesses at least in the early stages of building them out. In the old days, you mostly had to pay to advertise for any marketing benefits to come your way. Today, though, we have a…

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How To Pick A Good Blog Post Topic

I have to say, one of the joys of working in marketing is the ability to write and share my own thoughts, expertise and opinions on a weekly basis. I absolutely love writing and plan to do so for as long as my fingers can type. Of course, it all looks more fun when you…

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Starting a Blog? Ask Yourself These 40 Questions.

So you have decided to start your own blog. Good for you! Blogging is a great way to express yourself and share your ideas with the world. It can provide rewards many times over. I, personally, have tremendously enjoyed blogging over the years. But as with any new undertaking, it’s not all perfume and roses.…

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How To Write Blog Posts That Will Rank Well and Engage Readers

By now, pretty much everyone in marketing should understand the value of blogging for business benefit. For those of you who are still unclear, here are the most commonly cited reasons: Reinforce your brand message and establish thought leadership in your field Provide a range of keywords and topics to help your domain rank in search…

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Return On News: 100 Blogging Lessons, SEO Pitfalls, & More

It’s hard to believe that 2014 is nearly a wrap. And what a year it has been! From the sunsetting of Google Authorship and PageRank, to the digital war on Sony about their new movie The Interview, we have certainly had tons to talk about. With the year winding to a close and a short week…

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