As a blogger you already have some of the best marketing opportunities at your finger tips: the blogosphere and everyone in it. Although many bloggers out there are making great money through various affiliate marketing programs, etc, there are many that struggle to get traffic and viewership, and perhaps that is you. Being involved in the blogging community, however, can change that. [Read more...]
In a span of 23 years of employment, I have worked in 5 full-time positions and a handful of part-time roles.
As time has moved along over those years, I have found myself involved more and more with company blogs. For the most part, they have been good experiences and with companies that “got it” when it came to the importance of blogging. [Read more...]
These days, it seems like in-text links are popping up on every niche site and even on forums. As of 2012, INTENTclick is one of the most popular solutions for sites about making money online and saving money, as well as coupon sites. The appeal to bloggers and other publishers is that these type of links monetize content that is not already monetized, i.e., the content itself. While traditional banner ads confine themselves to ad-space and unused space away from the main content, in-text links can be embedded right in the content on keywords that appeal to the reader. Some banner ads appear in the middle of articles, but unlike in-text links, they are easy to scroll past and thus most readers ignore them. [Read more...]
If you want to bring your blog to the next level you need to make the most out of your time online. When I sit down at my desk I know exactly what I’m going to do over the next 5 hours. I have to or I waste more time everyday then you can imagine. Who knows, maybe your just like me and you’re wasting your time too.
My first piece of advice is related to your e-mails. Under no circumstances can you skip an e-mail and come back to it later. You have to deal with the matter immediately and get it done and out of your way. If it’s a blog comment, or something else that needs your attention, do not procrastinate you must do the task and move forward. [Read more...]