Creative Ways to Increase Your Email Subscription List

Creative Ways to Increase Your Email Subscription List

For blogs in particular, email lists are worth their weight in gold. The engagement that you get from people that have signed up to your mailing list is unparalleled in comparison to other traffic generation sources. Not only this, but it is a huge asset for your website in the long-term. The problem is, how do you grow your mailing list full of people who … Continue reading Creative Ways to Increase Your Email Subscription List

Quick Ways to Build Backlinks to Your Blog

Quick Ways to Build Backlinks to Your Blog

So you want to start generating traffic to your blog? Well, as you’re probably aware, the search engines are going to be your best bet for long-term, sustainable sources of visitors. One of the fundamental factors toward gaining higher rankings within the search engines is the number/quality of links pointing to the individual webpages of your website. For blog owners, it’s not realistic to be manually building … Continue reading Quick Ways to Build Backlinks to Your Blog

4 Content-Based Link Building Ideas

4 Content-Based Link Building Ideas

Using your content as armour for your link building campaign is a sure way to win the battle given that outreaching webmasters with the intent of providing your own content for free could increase your email response rates and in the future, earn links/mentions for your brand. The success of your content-based link building campaign would depend on how creative your content is, its added value to the community and the behaviour of … Continue reading 4 Content-Based Link Building Ideas

The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Your Blog

The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Your Blog

If you’re a blog owner, it’s likely that you’ll be looking to make some money from your website at one time or another. Monetizing your blog can be a big decision to make and, if done poorly, can cause you to lose readers and cheapen your blog. Having ran a few different blogs in the past, I’ve had a fair amount of experience in generating … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Your Blog

GroupHigh Blogger Outreach Platform Tutorial and Review

GroupHigh Blogger Outreach Platform Tutorial and Review

Over the past month I’ve had the privilege of testing out GroupHigh’s blogger outreach platform. I have to say, this is up there with the best online marketing tools that I’ve ever used before, and to be fair, you do pay a premium for it (around $7,500 per annum). The tool has a number of key features: An integrated database of over 15,000,000 active blogs across … Continue reading GroupHigh Blogger Outreach Platform Tutorial and Review

Easy Link Building With Images

Easy Link Building With Images

When you think about link building within the modern search landscape, we often think of content-driven strategies. As far as linkable content goes, images are up there with the best. For blog owners in particular, images can be an SEO goldmine with most of the hard work being done for you already. Here are a few quick ways that you can use images to build … Continue reading Easy Link Building With Images

Advanced Targeting with Google Analytics Interest & Demographics Reports

Advanced Targeting with Google Analytics Interest & Demographics Reports

Google has recently added some pretty awesome new reports to Google Analytics. You may or may not have noticed this, but you can now drill down deeper into information about your website visitors. I’m talking about the new ‘interest and demographic’ reports that allow you to see data, such as the age, gender and interests of your visitors. Pretty great, right? Before I go into … Continue reading Advanced Targeting with Google Analytics Interest & Demographics Reports

How I Automated a Process by Chatting on Reddit

How I Automated a Process by Chatting on Reddit

I wrote an article a couple of weeks ago that focused around creating profiles on my outreach targets. The tutorial showed my process for finding my targets, understanding the content that they looked at and where I could gain exposure to them. The process itself is pretty time-consuming but can return some incredible insights – I have been doing this for the past year and as … Continue reading How I Automated a Process by Chatting on Reddit

[Tutorial] Carrying Out Extensive Keyword Research for Blogs

[Tutorial] Carrying Out Extensive Keyword Research for Blogs

Extensive Keyword Research Tutorial Most blogs will drive through a significant amount of their website traffic via organic search. Actually carrying out keyword research for blogs can be a tricky thing to do. The sheer scale of keywords that you need to look at can be a challenge in itself; not to mention the fact that blogs can span over many different genres and topics. … Continue reading [Tutorial] Carrying Out Extensive Keyword Research for Blogs

How to Turn Your Mailing List into Twitter Followers

How to Turn Your Mailing List into Twitter Followers

Earlier on this week I was working with a client who had gathered a load of email addresses from potential customers via an online competition. The client wanted to know the Twitter accounts of the people that had entered to see if there were any influential users in amongst the list – the only catch was that they only had their email addresses. I spent about 20 minutes … Continue reading How to Turn Your Mailing List into Twitter Followers