Stop. Don’t post that post! 7 questions to ask before you hit publish

This is a guest contribution by Kate Toon, an award-winning SEO and advertising copywriter. You have a blog post. Who cares whether you wrote it yourself or paid someone to create it? It’s the right length. You’ve shoe-horned your chosen keyword phrase ‘Pink llama-wool pyjamas’ into it five times. You’ve downloaded a cool image and even managed [...]

Stop. Don’t post that post! 7 questions to ask before you hit publish

This is a guest contribution by Kate Toon, an award-winning SEO and advertising copywriter. You have a blog post. Who cares whether you wrote it yourself or paid someone to create it? It’s the right length. You’ve shoe-horned your chosen keyword phrase ‘Pink llama-wool pyjamas’ into it five times. You’ve downloaded a cool image and even managed [...]

How LinkedIn Groups can Explode your Blog Traffic

A Guest Contribution from Fiona Hamann. Whatever topic you blog about, whether it’s your business or your life, getting your name out there and expanding your blog community can be a challenge. Social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram are free and work well if you have the time to organically grow a [...]

The Definitive Guide to Setting Up and Marketing a Podcast to Help Grow Your Blog

This is a Guest Contribution by Chris Ducker, from ChrisDucker.com. It’s no secret that the subject of podcasting has been a buzz for quite some time. In fact, some say that although there have been solid podcasting networks around for years and years, it’s only just in the last 12-18 months that the idea of [...]

3 Simple ways You can get your Blog Engagement Rockin

A Guest Contribution by Shaun McCarthy from Twitter, or visit Training Outcomes When was the last time you learned something new? It could have been anything, from customising your blog template or setting up your social media to fixing your leaky tap. I want you to think about how you were taught. Did you just [...]

How NOT to Send an Email: A Day We’d Rather Forget But a Story We Need to Tell

In this post Shayne and I share the back story how we mistakenly sent an email to almost a million people that should have gone to a few thousand – (and we then share what we did about it). From Shayne: Wednesday the 10th of April 2013 was a day I will never forget – [...]

How NOT to Send an Email: A Day We’d Rather Forget But a Story We Need to Tell

In this post Shayne and I share the back story how we mistakenly sent an email to almost a million people that should have gone to a few thousand – (and we then share what we did about it). From Shayne: Wednesday the 10th of April 2013 was a day I will never forget – [...]

How NOT to Send an Email: A Day We’d Rather Forget But a Story We Need to Tell

In this post Shayne and I share the back story how we mistakenly sent an email to almost a million people that should have gone to a few thousand – (and we then share what we did about it). From Shayne: Wednesday the 10th of April 2013 was a day I will never forget – [...]

How Early Should You Monetize Your New Blog?

A common question that I get is ‘how early should I begin to monetize my blog‘. I understand the concern behind the question – some bloggers certainly like to build their audience before they introduce monetization and you do need readers before whatever monetization model you choose will work – but have always believed that [...]