Posted on May 10, 2013 10 Comments
Advertising is one of the most common and profitable way to make an additional or even your entire income through your website/blog.
The main issue is finding the right partner, one that can bring the best results without requiring daily maintenance or optimization.
Most of us turn directly to Google AdSense, but is this the right solution for everyone?
A friend of mine got booted out of AdSense, without any detailed explanation. And then, the search for the best Google Adsense alternative started. I asked your thoughts on the best Adsense alternative in a recent post. One of the recommendations led me to a new and promising player in this space – Qadabra...
Posted on May 8, 2013 9 Comments
Guest post by Anita Hampl
The ABOUT page is the second-most viewed page by new visitors to your website or blog.
You need it to catch their attention. You want the visitors to think, "Hmmm, let me read a little more about this person (and their business) before I click away."
Problem is, even the most accomplished marketers and service providers tend to choke when asked to write their own ABOUT page. They know what they do, and what service they provide, and how much time and money and frustration they save people, but something prevents them from putting it all together...
Posted on May 6, 2013 5 Comments
Guest Post by Dee Coxon
Hi there to you all you lovely people from the Lynn Terry tribe!
I can’t tell you how thrilled I am to have this chance to speak with you today and how grateful I am to have this opportunity through Lynn to share my message.
Nothing for sale today folks - no dollars or pounds needed - just your attention for a few minutes.
And it‘ll be worth it because you will so get something out of this today...
Just so you know from the get go, I’m going to tell you about Micro Communities and then I’m going to ask you to help me with two things please.
In essence Micro Communities share something among their members that is exclusive to them, whatever that may be. The lovely Lynn Terry is a perfect example with her Micro Community members sharing an interest of marketing specific goals. Of course all of you entrepreneurs out there are leaders of your very own Micro Communities and are ultimately members of many more.
Posted on April 30, 2013 5 Comments
Guest post by Linda M. Lopeke of smartstartcoach.com
Social media can be one of the most productive tools in your marketing arsenal or one of the more frustrating experiences you'll have online.
The good news? As a new business owner or online entrepreneur, you get to make the planning decisions that influence the effectiveness of your social media marketing.
Here are 3 keys to ensuring your social media investment is working for you and your business...
Posted on April 29, 2013 4 Comments
Web Analytics is a tricky business. If you’re an entrepreneur or company with a website in a competitive field, you need to be able to measure how your site performs against its competitors, and you need to be able to track how users interact with your site.
If you gather your data from one source, you save time, but don’t get the full picture. If you need a full picture, gathering your data from multiple sources, you end up having to do 5 to 10 times the work.
To see HeatSync in action, click here.
Posted on April 28, 2013 1 Comment
Whether you decide to build a career around freelance writing or you simply want to build a business blog, enhancing your online writing skills is important.
No matter which niche or industry you're in, every online marketer needs to have quality content at their website and blog. If you learn some of the basics about how to craft quality online content you will do a better job at keeping your readers engaged.
The saying that 'content is king' really is true. You should have quality content at your sites that is unique and insightful. Writing effectively can increase your conversion rates and of course, your overall profits...
Posted on April 27, 2013 5 Comments
Right now the world of online marketing is going through a major transition. More and more companies are focusing their efforts on content marketing to get exposure on blogs while also building incoming links to their site in the process.
As businesses realise the convergence between SEO, social media and content marketing - bloggers are waiting to monetize their web sites, increase the value of their content and provide a fresh voice on their site.
PostJoint is a new service for bloggers to get original and quality content for their sites, while also making money in the process. Bloggers can get paid to publish posts from our advertising partners at a rate of $25 to $500 per post.