Does Instagram Storytelling Work? – An Interview with Natalie Hillar

Is Instagram a simple brandable photo album or can you tell stories that attract and leave a sign in visitors? Looks like the latter is not only an option but the way to go to turn Instagram into an efficient platform for branding and marketing. In this post, I feature an interview with Natalie … [Read more...]

Are Prospective Buyers Just Lazy? 6 Ways They’re Not and How To Deal With Cart Abandonment

Your clients sometimes don't seem to know whether they want your product or not. Your conversion analytics program tells you a big number of users clicked on your landing page and then the 'Buy Now' button, BUT the number of completed purchases is way inferior to that. You wonder why your … [Read more...]

11 Pro Bloggers In the SEO and Marketing Niche To Follow in 2017

Who do you look up to in the blogosphere? When you scour the web for authoritative sources to learn more about SEO and marketing, to initiate a relationship with (outreach) or to mention in your content, you inevitably stumble upon the same names everywhere. Those are the names of the top bloggers … [Read more...]

How to Grow an Audience on Instagram In 4 Weeks

You want to build a successful Instagram account in a month or less, and it's understandable -- you want to lay the foundations of success from day one! But is a 4-week goal realistic? How are you ever going to achieve success in a month or less? This post is for you -- it will guide you from … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Help Your Content Go Viral

How many times have you put your content out and you witnessed it receive only a handful of comments and shares? When this happens a bit too often, it can be disheartening. The fact is that getting your content to go viral actually takes much more than sharing your new post on your social channels … [Read more...]

Google’s AMP Update: What it Means for Your Website

First announced in October 2015, "AMP" stands for Accelerated Mobile Project, and it's a Google's project to fast render all web pages for mobile from within Google, like Facebook's Instant Articles. As reports: As mobile becomes the dominant way that people consume content, AMP is … [Read more...]

4 Social Analytics Tools You Can’t Do Without

Websites analytics are well known, and every marketing blog seems to devote a few posts to Google Analytics, Piwik, Clicky and others. However, data from your social channels is not less important than what comes from your website -- in fact, the analysis social interactions and traffic is vital … [Read more...]

7 Habits Of Successful Bloggers (That You Can Copy!)

Every successful blogger started just like you--- from zero. It took them a while -- and hard work -- to earn their 'hero' status. It took them effort and sacrifices. But look where they are now! Darren Rowse and Jon Morrow are probably the most popular bloggers in the blogging niche. Spencer Haws … [Read more...]

Comment Backlinks: Do They Still Work For SEO?

To read Brian Dean's post at Backlinko, comment backlinks sound not just outdated a technique, but even boring. In fact, he warns readers that they're "NOT going to find anything about guest posting (blah) or blog comments (yawn)" in his post. Yet you can still buy blog comment services from most … [Read more...]

Don’t Commit These 5 Affiliate Marketing Mistakes

When was the last time that your affiliate link in your posts earned you new commissions? When was the last time that post was well received by your readers? Asking yourself questions like these can make the difference when you try to earn affiliate commissions from your blog posts. You have to … [Read more...]