All posts in the "Resources" category

Where is The Best Location to Install Share Buttons on a Blog?Published by Drew Hendricks • Category: Resources

If you’ve been around the internet for a while, you’ve probably seen social media sharing buttons all over the place. I certainly have. I’m looking at a site right now with two of them up in the top bar navigation. Sites have them in the footer, down with the pseudo-sitemap so many s…

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5 Alternatives to The AddThis Share Buttons WordPress PluginPublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Resources

AddThis is a package of social sharing buttons for your WordPress blog. They have a four different types of buttons to chose from.

The first is the traditional sidebar sharing buttons, which allow users to share the blog post they’re reading on the social network of their choice.
The second is…

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A Comprehensive Review of Long Tail Pro SoftwarePublished by James Parsons • Category: Resources

If you’re running a site, you’re going to encounter the phrase “keyword research” all over the place. While I’m not a fan of keyword density and specific keyword utilization strategies, even I can’t deny the need for keyword research on a blog. It’s w…

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What is Considered a Good Bounce Rate for a Blog?Published by James Parsons • Category: Resources

Bounce rate is a tricky metric to measure, talk about, and optimize. The reason for this is that there are two different kinds of bounces, good and bad. Obviously, you want to minimize the bad bounces, but good bounces are fine. Unfortunately there’s no way to tell them apart from analytics. So…

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Create an Automatic Email Newsletter from Your Blog PostsPublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Resources

There are many rules in the world of blogging, whether you have a business that includes a blog, or you blog as a business.
Making sure you guest post effectively is one of them.
Another is to create compelling content within your niche, because, well, you really should be doing that.
The third — alwa…

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15 Free Alternatives to SumoMe’s Software SuitePublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Resources

SumoMe is a suite of apps that serve a bunch of different purposes for marketing, business growth, and all-around benefit to your brand. They have a list builder, heatmaps, sharing, discovery tools, analytics, conversion optimization, a scroll-triggered CTA, image sharing, a smart bar for emai…

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