Boost Conversions Step 3: Revamp Your Communications

Boost Conversions Step 3: Revamp Your Communications

This guest post is by Tommy Walker of Tommy.ismy.name. “How do I get more people to interact with my stuff?” It’s a question I ask myself constantly. I could go on all day about traffic strategies, guest posting, or any number of online marketing topics. But the truth is, at the end of the day, shares, [...]

Boost Conversions Step 2: Revisit Your Conversion Funnel

Boost Conversions Step 2: Revisit Your Conversion Funnel

In this, the second part of our short series on boosting conversions on your blog, it’s time to look at your conversion funnel. Yesterday, the Blog Tyrant showed us how to review our offer of a paid or free product or service. Through that analysis, you should be able to pull together some detailed and [...]

Boost Conversions Step 1: Review Your Offer

Boost Conversions Step 1: Review Your Offer

This guest post is by the Blog Tyrant. A few weeks ago I was sitting down to dinner with my big sister, and talking about one of my web businesses. “What’s your quotation success rate?” she asked me with a face full of pizza. “Pretty good,” I replied, sounding—I admit—pretty stupid. “Find out exactly what it [...]

The Naked Marketing Guide to Getting Dramatically More Traffic and Subscribers

This guest post is by Danny Iny of Firepole Marketing. Let’s be real for a second. There’s a lot of information out there about traffic. Tons of it. Entire blogs. Some good, some bad, and some just in between. And tons of posts about it, too—including right here on this blog. So with all this information [...]

Secure Your WordPress Blog Without Touching Any Code

This guest post is by Karol K of ThemeFuse. Right now WordPress powers 48 of the top 100 blogs online. More than that, WordPress actually powers 19% of the web as a whole. Essentially, this is great. Such a strong community of users and developers means that the platform is sure to evolve even further [...]

5 Surefire Ways to Never Get Noticed by Anybody

This guest post is by Steve of thecodeofextraordinarychange.com. I’m a quiet man. Shy in some circumstances. I like my own company and my own time. Left unchecked, these qualities would be enough to ensure that I lived out the rest of my life as a small man in a tiresome job, never making a difference and never [...]

What Blog Products Are You Working On?

At the start of this month, I began releasing details of this year’s ProBlogger Training Day. This is a big event for me and my team, and there’s a lot to organize. The Training Day won’t take place until October, but already we’ve spent months organizing speakers, booking venues, releasing earlybird tickets, and so on. [...]

A Technophobe’s No-tears Guide to Podcasting

A Technophobe’s No-tears Guide to Podcasting

This guest post is by Carol Tice of Make a Living Writing. You’ve probably heard that adding multimedia to your blog is a great way to grow your audience. But if you’re like me, and technology makes you assume the fetal position and cry like an overtired baby, you may have put off the idea. The [...]

5 Lessons Steve Jobs Could Teach You About Creating a Popular Blog

This guest post is by Greg Digneo of Sales Leads in 30 Days. “What can I learn from the business life of Steve Jobs that will help me grow my blog?” We’ve all asked ourselves the question. Because the public nature of blogging goes against his strict privacy policy, this isn’t an easy question to [...]

The “On Fire” Blogging Success Formula [Case Study]

This guest post is by Stephen Guise of Deep Existence. It was July, 2011. My personal development blog, Deep Existence, was flying high. Every new post I published would get at least 20-30 comments and a good number of social shares. Not world-class blogger numbers, but pretty good for a young blog (five months) and [...]