Even though there are many blogging and publishing platforms online, the advantage of Tumblr is its simple yet visually appealing aesthetic, its flexibility and the fact that it acts as a social networking site as well. Tumblr looks great on smart phones too, have a look at some of their mobile device friendly themes. Since social media plays a pivotal role in internet marketing and search engine optimization, blogs hosted on Tumblr benefit from the advantage of the juicy link empire of Tumblr by default.
Let’s face it. You would love to double your email list in the next 90 days. But there are so many different things you could do to grow your list, you don’t know where to start. You’re overwhelmed. Instead of trying to do a ton of different tactics to grow our email list, it’s smart to focus on 1 or 2 key things that’ll give us the most bang for our buck. Get clear on your goal, pick a tactic you know will work – because it’s worked for you or someone else in the past – and one that feels like a good fit for you, and run with it.
Blogging is a great marketing strategy. And it’s smart that you want to use your blog to grow your business. But do you wanna know something crazy? Blogging doesn’t actually get you more sales.
It simply creates awareness about you and what you’re offering. It’s what you do with that awareness that gets you those sales. And that’s the secret to making money from your blog – knowing how to create that awareness, and then knowing what to do once people are aware of you. I’ll show you how in 4 steps.
Have you ever thought about how your competitors can help you? Probably not. Most people are afraid of competition and would love for it to just go away. Well your competitors aren’t going away any time soon. But that’s a good thing because your competition can be a real source of leverage for you. Here’s what I mean. Think about your best competitors. What do they have that could benefit you? They have traffic, top search engine rankings, a large email list, lots of sales and most likely they dominate social marketing.
Have you recently started blogging? Or maybe you have been blogging for a while? If your answer is yes, you have probably heard of the word, “Niche”. For many bloggers, that five letter word is the bane of their blogging existence. The Niche blogger writes about a specific area. They have an audience because the blogger solves a problem for them. Readership is steady, and readers often turn into customers. If your blogging plans include profiting from your writing efforts, then you might be better with choosing a niche blog. Here’s how you go about defining your niche in 5 easy steps.
The end of the year is coming, and it is the perfect time to start looking through all of that old content to see what can be re-used creatively. Bloggers should squeeze every bit of value they can out of what they write because we all know, it’s now about how many articles you write: It’s about how much effort you put into writing and marketing each of them. Here are some creative ways to give your old content wings.
You must be busy publishing new blog posts on your blog with the intention to drive more traffic from search engines. But are you tracking the performance of your old blog posts? As time passes, lots of our old blog posts lose their rankings, which results in you getting less traffic coming to those posts from search engines. If you are facing this kind of problem on your blog, be sure to keep on reading….
As a professional blogger, it’s very important to me to have a workflow that really works. I write dozens of posts every month, hundreds every year, so efficiency is essential. It’s taken a while, but now I have a system that helps me be effective in everything from idea generation to publication and sharing. The ability to come up with new ideas or to improve the ideas that others suggest is crucial. Here’s how my blogging workflow works.