5 Business Models for Blogs that Actually Make MoneyPublished by Kenny Novak • Category: Monetization

It’s easy to make money from a blog, but it’s a lot harder to make money. Anyone can have a moderately successful blog, throw up a few AdWords ads, and make $1 a month. If you’re looking for a living, though, you need to really get down to the nitty gritty. You need a real business model…

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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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How Many Times Should You Include Keywords in Your PostPublished by James Parsons • Category: Search Engine Optimization

Keywords are very important to modern day SEO, but not in the way you might think. Part of the reason people get a false impression, though, is because they’re reading information about it online without regard for publication date.
Forgive me while I go off on a slight tangent before we&#8217…

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30 Ways to Make a Good Living by BloggingPublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Monetization

Blogging is one of the most popular ways of making money online. The top blogs globally make thousands of dollars or more every month. It’s not uncommon to see big name blogs with great monetization strategies making six figures monthly, though it’s not an easy feat. The absolute bigge…

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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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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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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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