The Blogger’s Guide to Google Authorship

The Blogger’s Guide to Google Authorship

This guest post is by Tom of make-a-web-site.com. At the 2011 SMX Advanced event, Matt Cutts announced the Google initiative to support authorship markup, or more simply, to give you ownership of your content in the search results. Let’s start with a definition. Authorship, in this context, refers to Google’s parameters for making a verified connection between a person’s [...]

6 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Blog

6 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Blog

Last week’s Blogging in Brief post looked at a really surprising business blog post. In fact, this was a post from a government body, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention—not the kind of place you might expect to have a raging sense of humor. Image courtesy stock.xchng user wagg66 Business blogging doesn’t have to [...]

Use Product Promotions to Add Value on Your Blog—and Others

We get a lot of requests for co-promotions here at ProBlogger, and at Digital Photography School as well. No matter what niche you’re in, if your blog has a reasonably engaged audience, you’re probably the target for others who want to promote their new products. On the flip side, you may well target other bloggers [...]

How to Handle Guest Post Rejection

This guest post is by Tapha Ngum of MyAppTemplates.com. So, you agreed on a topic to write about for a blog with the blog owner or editor, and you’ve just spent eight hours writing and editing it. You’ve done all the right things—read the submission guidelines, and double-checked your post for spelling mistakes, and you’re sure you’ve [...]

How to Make More Money Blogging, Stop Worrying About Advertising, and Get Back to Writing What You Love

This guest post is by Sophie Lizard of Beafreelanceblogger.com. I know your secret. You’re spending too much time on your blog, and it’s starting to feel like hard work. Not only that, but your blog still isn’t making quite as much money as you’d like. Believe me: I’ve been right there with you. Luckily, I [...]

How to Make More Money Blogging, Stop Worrying About Advertising, and Get Back to Writing What You Love

This guest post is by Sophie Lizard of Beafreelanceblogger.com. I know your secret. You’re spending too much time on your blog, and it’s starting to feel like hard work. Not only that, but your blog still isn’t making quite as much money as you’d like. Believe me: I’ve been right there with you. Luckily, I [...]

5 Goals Every Blogger Should Set Up in Google Analytics

5 Goals Every Blogger Should Set Up in Google Analytics

This guest post is by Eugen Oprea of EugenOprea.com. Do you want to build a successful business online? I bet you do. Now that I have your attention, what is the first and most important step that will help you achieve that? It’s important to know your audience and to build an awesome website that is [...]