How To Write Content That Promotes Itself: 4 Steps To Crafting Contagious Articles

How To Craft a Contagious Article

Content promotion is a new drug. “You should spend 20% of your time creating content and 80% of your time promoting it”, – I don’t know who was the first to say that, but the whole content marketing world had gone crazy ever since. That’s because it sounds like the answer to all your problems. The reason you’re not getting traffic is not because your content is poor, but because you don’t promote it enough. And so thousands of bloggers went writing mediocre articles and using every promotion tactic they know to distribute them. I’m sorry, but things don’t really work this way…

Follow the Yellow Brick Road… to Making Money with a Blog

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The journey of making money with a blog is a lot like the movie “The Wizard of Oz”. Dorothy found herself in the amazing land of Oz (The Internet), but she also needed to find her way to see the Wizard (Profitability) so he could help her get back home. Before finding the Wizard, Dorothy first needed to know where to look. Fortunately she landed in the right place when she got to Oz and the munchkins told her all she needed to know, which was to ‘follow the yellow brick road’. With Toto (Wordpress) along her side, she set out to find the Wizard. Of course there was a lot of distractions and obstacles along the way, such as running into the Scarecrow, Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion (Blogging Authorities and Friends in the Industry). There were even run in’s with the Wicked Witch and her scary army (Google Penalties and Black Hat Methods).

5 Effective SEO Tips to Drive Tons of Traffic to Your Websites

5 Effective SEO Tips

Traffic is the lifeblood for any profitable website. Unfortunately most beginners don’t know how to optimize their web pages for search engines. And they give up when they don’t see any traffic growth on their sites. Organic traffic can grow your efforts into something authoritative, BIGGER and most often profitable. But what SEO tactics should you use? Where do you actually begin? Let’s take a look at a few effective SEO tips to increase your overall search traffic.

3 Tools to Help Your Visual Media Go Viral

Viral Visual Media with IMcreatorcom

We all love tools, right? Anything that can help us to be able to get more done, in less time, and still retain quality. Many of us have used tools like Hootsuite and Bufferapp to help us get the job done in social media. Sometimes, however, we need something just a little more concentrated and directed at the needs of specific social platforms like Instagram and Pinterest. In this article, I’ll introduce three cool tools about visual media and three cool tools that will help you get those images and media to go viral!

How to Diversify Your Blog Content with Different Forms of Expert Interviews

Diversify Expert Interviews

For every well written blog post you write, readers can find a dozen just like it (covering the same topic), and probably just as helpful. It’s time that we diversify and stand out. It’s time that we offer something more than useful advice and tools: It’s time that we explore more formats, packages and marketing channels! One way to diversify your editorial calendar is to offer expert insights from outside contributors.

6 Top E-commerce WordPress Plugins You Shouldn’t Ignore

Six Top Ecommerce WordPress Plugins

Setting up an online store is simple with help from WordPress and its available plugins. The WordPress plugin library contains a number of options for simplifying your ecommerce back-end management and automating your sales process. The best plugins work seamlessly with payment processing options, integrate with other WordPress plugins, provide in-depth reporting features, and offer security for both you and your customers.