A Simple (And Fun) Content Marketing Strategy We Can Learn From Snapple®

Today I want to show you one simple content marketing strategy we can learn from Snapple®. A simple marketing strategy that your readers will love and will help grow your blog. [Read more…]

Local Blogging And Marketing Tips For Getting Found

This post is here to help local business and local bloggers get found within their local market. I’ve outlined a few simple local blogging and local marketing techniques and tools based on my own personal experience.

There are MANY other things local bloggers and businesses can do as far as SEO, content creation, and other inbound marketing solutions but, for this post, I want to keep it simple. My goal is to help you get started and perhaps we’ll take a deeper dive in followup posts. For now, here are some of the basics… [Read more…]

Setting Up A Static Front Page And Moving Your Blog To Its Own Page

Is it time to move your blog posts to its own page and set-up a special front page for your blog? I’m going to introduce you to a free WordPress plugin that will easily allow you to build that new front page without touching your current blog design or WordPress theme. Without hiring someone to design a custom WordPress theme or even changing themes.

Then I’m going to show you how to adjust the settings in your WordPress dashboard so everything works right. [Read more…]

When Brands Should NOT Start A Blog

As a long time blogger, someone that can get lost in the blogging world more hours than they care to admit, it’s tough for me not to see the value of a blog for almost any brand.

Think about it. What type of industry couldn’t benefit from a company blog? Try to think of some less obvious businesses. [Read more…]

30 Featured Image Examples For Inspiration

Thirty creative commons images on Flickr transformed into fictitious blog post featured images to inspire bloggers and content creators.

I love looking at photos and I love playing on Paint.net. That made this post a fun one for me. I hope you find it as fun and inspirational to look at as I did in creating it. [Read more…]