Five Lessons Any Blogger Can Learn from Organized Crime

Five Lessons Any Blogger Can Learn from Organized Crime

This is a guest contribution from Steven Gomez. Image courtesy of Boaz Yiftach / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Crime in America has many names. There is the Mafia, the Mob, the National Crime Syndicate, or “La Costa Nostra” – Italian for “This Thing of Ours.” In addition to the colorful names and faces are the larger-than-life personalities that turned [...]

Inspire, Interact & Inform to Create Thought Leadership in Your Niche

This is a guest contribution from Will, a young entrepreneur slash marketer. We can all agree that the most popular blogs have a few things in common – they all inspire, interact with and inform their readers. As Darren has discussed before, these three pillars should form the foundation for your blog’s content plan. I’m not [...]

Disillusioned with Facebook: Here’s a Way Forward

Disillusioned with Facebook: Here’s a Way Forward

Are you disillusioned or frustrated with Facebook? I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve heard bloggers say that they are unhappy with the changes Facebook have made to their algorithm in the last 12 months – changes that make it harder for those who ‘like’ your page to actually see your updates. I [...]

5 Actionable Tips to Grow Your Blog’s Traffic

This is a guest contribution from Scott Purcell, co-founder of Man of Many. People often speak in very broad terms when giving tips or suggestions to improve blog traffic. We may hear unspecified suggestions, such as: “be active on social networks” or “partner with other blogs”.  If you are attempting to launch a new blog it [...]

The ONE thing your written content needs. (And it’s not what you think!)

The ONE thing your written content needs. (And it’s not what you think!)

This is a guest contribution from karen gunton is a blogger, teacher, and visual marketing specialist. Bloggers hear a lot of advice about content marketing, email marketing, and social media marketing, but you may have noticed something new pop into the online landscape lately – visual marketing. So yes, even though you are a blogger and [...]