Over the past few years, I have repeatedly heard bloggers ask many of the same questions… How can I make money doing this? How do I find sponsored content gigs? What is the best best blogging network to join? Why do I get offers for a box of cereal, while others are earning a living?
Pinbots a Growing Problem on Pinterest As some of you know, I am very engaged with Pinterest. I have noticed a growing problem there, the presence of more and more pinbots. When I say pinbot, I’m referring to fake Pinterest accounts, which are likely at least partially automated. I am not talking about real people […]
Blogging seems like it would be a pretty cushy gig. Stay home, make your own hours and write. The thing is the hours can actually be quite long, and many times deadlines are often short and frequently bunched together. One week I have a clean house (well relatively clean), I’m on schedule and even manage to get a couple projects done… the next I feel like I am chained to my computer from morning until bedtime, writing, editing, doing social promotions and fixing some code that broke or what not…
Many bloggers see optimization as far too daunting a task to tackle, but we can take some lessons from online marketers and streamline the process. Marketers often use specialized pages called landing pages to capture visitors attention and direct them to purchase or at least investigate their product more. Now think about it wouldn’t a […]
I’ve dabbled in Stumble Upon for some time now. Until recently, I rarely got much blog traffic from it, other than an occasional small burst of visits. I was a StumbleUpon amateur. I decided to put in a bit more effort, toward generating some Stumble traffic a few weeks ago, and learn how to use […]
Google uses page load speed, along with many other factors to calculate where you land in their search results, and fast blogs are reader friendly, so finding ways to increase the speed of your blog page loads is an increasingly important part of blogging. I’ve been trying to improve the page load speed of this […]
Thanks to Trop 50 for sponsoring my writing about fabulous bloggers. This year Trop50 is granting 50 fabulous wishes. Click here to enter for a chance to win $1,000 to help grant a friend’s wish! What makes a blogger fabulous? I guess everyone has a different answer, but for me fabulous-ness is tightly interwoven with […]