All posts in the "Content Marketing" category

Why It Can Take Years to See Results from BloggingPublished by James Parsons • Category: Content Marketing

It might seem odd coming from a site about helping people blog, but one thing I’m going to talk about today is just how difficult it is to be a blogger these days. The Internet is old, as far as technology goes. Sure, there are seven billion people in the world, and most of them use the internet, but t…

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How to Use Alexa to Find High Traffic Blog TopicsPublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Content Marketing

I have gone on record a few times before about how Alexa’s Ranking, the ranking they give sites on some sort of global scale, is a pretty valueless metric. It’s not representative of all demographics, and as such is skewed towards certain types of sites. It’s flawed and it shouldn…

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How to Blog Effectively While Traveling AbroadPublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Content Marketing

Blogging around the world is pretty common. Many high profile entrepreneurs travel a lot, across the country and around the world. They attend conventions, they give speeches, they meet with investors, and a lot more. All the while, they keep their blogs up to date. Some of them make it clear when the…

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Beginners Guide to Writing a Blog Post in WordPressPublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Content Marketing

WordPress is one of the top blogging platforms for a lot of different reasons. One of them is the ease of use. It’s pretty easy to get some basic hosting, throw up a WordPress blog, slap on a theme and a couple of plugins, and go to town. You can have a fully functional blog up and running in just a few h…

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10 Reasons Why Your Blog Isn’t Growing Fast EnoughPublished by James Parsons • Category: Content Marketing

Once, I decided to count the number of stars in the sky. I was young, and had the patience of a particularly energetic puppy, so I didn’t get very far. My conclusion was that there were at LEAST 15 stars up there. While true, it was a pretty vast understatement.
If you tried to count the number of blo…

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How to Email Bloggers After You Publish a PostPublished by James Parsons • Category: Content Marketing

When you publish a new post, who sees it? Who discovers it? If the first visitor you get is Google and you’re waiting for organic traffic to arrive, you’re missing out on some great opportunities. If you’re relying on paid advertising to get your exposure, you’re probably…

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How to Add an Embed Code to Your Infographic PagePublished by Kenny Novak • Category: Content Marketing

Every year data is churned out by companies who conduct surveys to measure user engagement with websites and social media.
Want to know what the fastest growing type of content is? Infographics.
When done well, an infographic combines a stylistic design, concrete images, and informative or enter…

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How to Find Blog Article Topics with High Search TrafficPublished by James Parsons • Category: Content Marketing

One of the hardest parts of managing a blog is keeping up with the flow of ideas. If you’re publishing one blog post per day, seven days a week, you’re pulling 365 ideas – unique, valid, and interesting ideas – per year. If you run two blogs, you double that. If those blogs are networked…

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Should You Remove The Tags on Your WordPress Blog?Published by James Parsons • Category: Content Marketing

When it comes to correctly organizing your WordPres site, there’s a lot to know. You start with the basics — What kind of site you want to have, how many posts a week you want to write, if you’re offering paid services or just content, if you want advertising, how to correctly use images,…

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How to Train an Employee to Write for Your Company BlogPublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Content Marketing

Content marketing has always been popular, but in recent years the field has been doused in rocket fuel and set on fire. There’s the upswing of content marketing on a general level — any company that doesn’t have a blog is not seen as having a voice in its industry.
Then there are the stat…

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