The “My Picks” category of Friday post this week will focus on few case studies that are priceless. You simply can’t find the information on the following blogs posts elsewhere as they’re either case studies or author’s experience and hence I decided to feature them on top as my favorites.
Just as low-level article directories (ezinearticles, articlesbase, and others) got hurt by Google’s Panda Update in 2013, it’s certain that Google will hurt sites abusing guest blogging in 2013.
It shows you some of the most controversial, interesting and inspirational events that have happened to people making money with blogs.
Creating quality content takes a major investment of time and resources. If you’re struggling to create enough content, then here are some great ways to get additional content for your blog.
This one will outline four blog mistakes and reasons people don’t read certain blogs. This information is good for current blogs and those in the process of designing a blog.
What makes a post engaging or popular? It all boils down to understanding your audience and why they are (or aren’t) reading your stuff. Learn how to turn this understanding into clickable, eye-catching titles combined with content readers crave.
Most often brands find themselves unable to define and create “awesome content.” So, this write-up gives a break down of steps to creating high quality written content.
Most businesses start the year by creating goals and objectives. What many businesses don’t know is that Google Analytics can greatly assist them in achieving those goals.
Display advertising lets you: Create all types of ads – text, image, interactive and video ads; Place those ads on websites that are relevant to what you’re selling; Show those ads to the people that are likely to be most interested; Manage and track your budget, campaigns and results as you go.
While no business’ analytics needs are the same, I’ve found there are a few must-have customizations that can be applied across almost any Google Analytics implementation.
From Google’s Panda, Search Plus Your World and Venice updates, in the last year alone the SEO landscape has changed. And while that means your SEO strategy will change, too, there is one thing that remains the same… keywords.
Are you tired of building links the old school way? If so then what other ways can you build links? Well, there are a handful of creative strategies out there. Here are 11 fun ways you can build links without burning yourself out…
If your outreach team is still struggling to get coverage for your brand, chances are you aren’t giving them projects they can actually pitch.
While you won’t find many mind-blowing, “Increase Your AdSense CPC in Minutes!” claims on this page you will hopefully come away having learned something new. Or at least inspired enough to test something out on your own site.
As they say, the startup life is a roller coaster with ups and downs. So if you are looking to start one, hopefully this blog post will help you. Here are 11 things you should know before your first startup…
Every successful entrepreneur had to learn how to be a great manager along the line. These are the attributes that will earn you the chance to become management material.
Over the last 6 years or so of leveraging social media, these sites have emerged as the most helpful. And hopefully they’ll help you learn everything you need to know about social media.
Are you looking to get started with social media marketing? This post covers 26 tips, an A-Z guide, to help you understand the backbone of successful social media strategies.
Not all great content goes viral, but (with the exception of awesomely terrible videos) content that does go viral is great. Opinions about what it takes to be viral are easy to come by, but let’s look at the facts with data to prove it.
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In any way, if you are creating content, you are probably quoting a lot. And here’s a fresh idea for you: Use images to quote!
When it comes to finding novel and unique ideas for web design, it can be easy to get into a rut. Thankfully, there’s a whole universe full of inspiration out there for you to grab!
Some people say there is no such thing as SEO-friendly URL structure. But here is what one can do to achieve an SEO-friendly site URL structure.
Recently, I had the unenviable task of trying to have a website’s Google penalization lifted. Personally, I’ve been interested in reading about what’s worked and what hasn’t for people in penalty situations, so I thought Id write about my experience.
While cruising through the standard reports in Google Analytics, you may have noticed that you can only get URIs. You can’t get the full URLs. This one will show you some tricks to pull full URLs into your GA reports in an export-friendly format.
Interflora got penalized right after Valentine’s day with a huge coverage in the media. Now, a week before Mother’s day in UK, they are already back for most of their rankings. Many wonder how that recovery was possible so quick and we’ll look at what was changed and what was cleaned up.
One should strive to build links that have both SEO and traffic-generating value. Post-Penguin SEOs have been talking about how reputation building, link earning and other such things will be a win in the long run. And these are the points focused on in this post.
Though Google is still ironing out some kinks tied with Author Rank (for instance, some brands don’t want employees creating content associated with the company) you can get started on building your Author Rank following these six best practices.
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