Define your purpose: If you can’t describe in a few sentences why you are blogging, what your purpose for the blog is, and who target audience is, then don’t be surprised if you don’t attract subscribers.
Opinions that have no basis in fact and are fueled by misinformation and emotionality may plump up your stats and comments, but that kind of discussion environment is not one most bloggers benefit from. Worse still, when one fails to research before publishing that slip can be a hard one to recover from.
Though no Google PageRank update was expected until 2014 as the toolbar was broken, on December 6th there was an unexpected update. Relevancy and reliability are the two important elements of search engine page results and my blogs both retained their page ranks? How did your blog(s) do?
Trying to describe what an internet meme is to a great grandparent may be a challenge but you definitely know one when when you see one. A blog meme is a viral game wherein baclinks are generated through relationships with other bloggers. The most common kind of blog meme is an award used as legitimate…
Pinterest is two year old photo sharing social network connecting people all over the world based on shared tastes and interests. Pinterest just hit 11.7 million unique monthly U.S. visitors, crossing the 10 million mark faster than any other standalone site in history.
Youtube is the second largest search engine there is and videos are an extremely effective way to build brand awareness, attract traffic to your blog and earn backlinks. To create your promotional videos all you need is a camera (a digital camera with a video option or a webcam0, tripod, microphone, and lighting.
A content curator identifies a theme, selects content, chooses how to add value to it and how to display it on a web page for public viewing and interaction. Squidoo is a free and popular publishing platform and community of content curators that makes it easy for you to create curated “lenses” online.
The amount of information bloggers receive as it happens on any given day is so much and so rapidly delivered that it’s intellectually impossible to keep pace. Content curation is a time management and content creation strategy that could be your best hope for overcoming the challenge.
Researching, creating content, publishing and blog promotion are time consuming activities. Relationship building is critical to blogging success but where will the time required come from? Mastering content curation and presenting the best digital content on a specific topic online, will not only increase traffic to your blog and backlinks to your content; it will also…
Backlinks are incoming links to a website (blog or web page). The number of backlinks is one indication of the popularity or importance of that website or page and is used by Google to determine the PageRank of a (blog or web page). The Incoming Links panel we used to track backlinks has been removed…
Have you ever wondered what the what the protocol for adding blogs to your Blogroll (Links) is, and how it has changed in recent times? Enter the discussion and share your Blogroll linking strategy.
m My earlier article 16 Different Link Building Strategies is a good introduction to this one so I recommend at least skim reading it. This article highlights two methods of increasing targeted traffic to your blog and links as well.
At the beginning of this week I sent a message to Tim Grice of SEOwizz regarding the actual value of backlinks from blog directories. Tim specializes in Google SEO Techniques – Search Engine Optimisation Services and provides Resources and Tutorials on his site that we can all use to hone our SEO skills.
A blog meme is a viral game where you generate links and relationships through asking other bloggers to participate. Blog memes are legitimate means of securing backlinks.
If you can get enough people to backlink to your blog then you will be able to take over the top spot on page one of Google for any search term you choose. A little known fact about being number one on Google for any term is this: The blog or website that shows up…
If you write quality content other people will want to link to you, so if you want to put your writing skills to work to promote your blog this article will interest you.
The links on a site represent the relationships that site has with other sites. A site with no incoming links or outgoing links will not receive organic traffic.