Ditch the Job Mentality and Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset

This guest post is by Caz Makepeace of y Travel Blog. Having success in the blogging world is attributed in large part to your own thinking and the mindset that you bring to this new avenue of making money. Most people arrive here wanting to break free from the rut of a nine-to-five job that [...]

8 Strategic Blog Home Pages that Draw Readers Deeper

8 Strategic Blog Home Pages that Draw Readers Deeper

This guest post is by The Blog Tyrant. One of the hardest tasks a blogger can face is getting readers to stick around. In actual fact, its one of the most important things you’ll ever learn to do. Why? Because unless those visitors delve deeper into your site you are essentially wasting your time with [...]

How a Tiny Blog Landed Guy Kawasaki (and Copyblogger!)

This guest post is by Danny Iny of Firepole Marketing. On March 8, 2011, Guy Kawasaki released Enchantment, his latest book. There was media attention befitting his star status. There were reviews on periodicals like Forbes, and major blogs like Startup Nation and Brazen Careerist. Oh, and an exclusive interview on Firepole Marketing. What? You [...]

Little Blog? Big Benefit! The Hidden Potential of Smaller Sites

Little Blog? Big Benefit! The Hidden Potential of Smaller Sites

This guest post is by David Edwards of A Sitting Duck. In my last post, I talked about building an audience on YouTube with techniques that you could implement by making friends that work in the same field as you. Not so long ago, I remember YouTube being a place just for comical, viral videos. [...]

Improve Domain Authority for a Better Blog Ranking

This guest post is by R Kumar of dkspeaks.com. One of the major sources of traffic for any blog today is organic traffic. While SEO is one of the major factors influencing organic search engine results, there is another aspect to this whole story which is often ignored. All of the efforts go into building [...]

Use a Facebook Campaign to Find New Fans

Use a Facebook Campaign to Find New Fans

This guest post is by Matt Robison of Propdrop Web Development and Marketing. In mid-April of 2010, I officially launched Pitbulls.org, a site for Pit Bull owners to connect with other owners and read accurate training and health information about their pets. At the same time it would help curb some of the myths out [...]

Is Advertising Revenue Dead as a Blogging Income Stream?

Earlier in the week I observed a conversation between two Internet marketing bloggers on Twitter which grabbed my attention. The topic of conversation? Monetizing blogs by selling advertising directly to advertisers. Their conclusion on the topic? It’s a dead and obsolete method of making money. It was a fascinating conversation to observe. They gave some [...]

The Better Blogging Formula: Think, Do, Write

The Better Blogging Formula: Think, Do, Write

This is a guest post by Tyler Tervooren of Advanced Riskology. Have you ever gotten an amazing idea for a blog post, spent hours putting it together, and then released your work of art to the world … only for it to fall flat on its face? No comments, no re-tweets, no interest whatsoever—just crickets [...]