I have produced a lot of content over the years. While I do my best to make most of it as much as I can, that isn’t always possible. Sometimes a topic has a specific shelf life, sometimes it is more timely and other times it just outgrows its usefulness as things in the industry…
What makes a good about page? Considering most people just slap on a paragraph and leave it at that, it might seem as though I am asking a lot. But a good About page is an opportunity to hook the reader with nothing but the bare facts about your product or service. So why wouldn’t real effort be put into it? I am not trying to list dozens of examples here. Instead, here are a few pages that present absolutely different concepts for you to see various ways the information can be formatted.
Blogging used to be a very personal thing. People would open up a Livejournal account and complain about their relationship issues, share personal thoughts and collect favorite links. Now blogging is a straight up career path. Subjects are chosen based off of the profitability of their traffic predictions. Hours are spent crafting the perfect content and narrowing SEO and social strategies. And though it may take a year or two to reach the black, blogs can be monetized and used to make thousands a month in revenue. You can find that success, but you need to take your blog seriously. Apart from regular content and promotion, these tools are your best bet at launching your site into the big leagues.
Why does writing have to be so hard? Not the actual “thinking up the words part”, but the “motivate yourself and follow through” part. It doesn’t matter if you are writing a novel, a blog post, or a technical manual. Having a few good tools to use can make all the difference in the world. These ten writing tools are probably the best I have personally found. They are sure to blow your creative mind.
Most people using a smart phone right now do it to access their social media feeds. The key takeaway here: LOTS of mobile phone users are on social media daily. They would love to see and click your links there, they would love to share your articles with their friends. But most people cannot do that, your site won’t let them. Investing time and effort into ensuring that everything you publish is enhanced for mobile surfing is going to be your most direct approach to solving this massive issue.
Monetizing a blog is a monumental task. But it is also an incredible way to generate passive income, something that is a must for anyone looking to improve their lifestyle and financial stability.
Are you making the most out of your social media strategy? It goes beyond just having the latest and greatest tips at your disposal, or even posting every single day. Sure, both can help you, but you have to be able to measure your results to adjust your tactics and grow. You also need a way to post efficiently and quickly, or you will end up spending hours on your social marketing. Social dashboards are no longer a nifty luxury, but an absolutely essential tool. Even small blogs or websites should have some kind of dashboard to optimize their social postings, and scale their efforts based on the valuable metrics they provide. Knowing the popularity of these tools, they have been sprouting out of the ground like weeds. How do they measure up? Which one will be best for you? Here are eight of the biggest names compared.