The Pros and Cons of Blog Comments

Blog Comments Discussion

My guess is that they will indeed see a dramatic increase in natural inbound links and social media engagement. But is it worth it? AND - does this mean you should follow suit? ...

Google Takes Action Against Guest Blogging

Guest Blogging Penalty

With no warning, to set a public example (like burning a presumed witch at the stake without trial) Google completely de-indexed MyBlogGuest.com. But even MORE shocking are the statements Matt Cutts made in the aftermath of that public torching...

Blog Setup: How To Write A Blog

blog setup

FAQ on blog setup including: creating core content, pages vs posts, ideal publishing frequency, and how to write a blog that engages readers. This structure is great for setting up a new blog, but even if you have an established blog it's never too late to restructure for better usability...

Local Blogging Workshops In Your Area

blog workshops

Dan Morris is hosting blog workshops around the country (United States) and I've been watching with interest. I met up with him last week for lunch, to get the inside scoop on what he's doing and how it's going. Unlike typical industry events, these are one-day workshops for local attendees - so they require no travel expenses or major planning...

New Blog Review: Q&A with Vera

FaithAdventurist.com

Vera is setting up her her new blog, step by step. Today we'll review her new blog together, and you can follow along as I make suggestions for her to continue to set it up to be a profitable affiliate niche blog...

Free Webinar on Tuesday: Your Blog Featured?

Join us LIVE this Tuesday, August 6th for a FREE Webinar where we'll be discussing: "The Top 10 Blogging Mistakes You Want To Avoid." Tune in to make sure you're not making any of these mistakes yourself, and to learn simple ways you can improve your blog dramatically...

How To: WordPress Categories and Tags

understand wordpress categories

Today we'll look at how to set up WordPress Categories, and the best use of Tags in your blog posts, using Vera's new blog as an example. You'll learn common mistakes with Tags and Categories, how to fix them (or how to improve yours!), and the proper way to use Keywords...

Case Study: WordPress Sidebar Customization

WordPress Sidebar

Vera now has a basic WordPress install for her new affiliate blog. Today we'll review her setup, and go over basic WordPress Sidebar elements and simple customizations...