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...]

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...]

When to Hire A Blogging Coach? 8 Situations That Demand For A Professional

Have you ever felt stuck? Blogging should be an easy process once you have come up with your ideas and scheduled them in your editorial calendar. Or is the process the part you got stuck at? Sometimes it's a good idea to hire a blogging coach when you feel you are going nowhere with your own … [Read more...]

What Can Bloggers Learn From Good Leaders? 7 Winning Traits

 David Goehring (cc) Have you ever thought of yourself as a leader? Think about it --- you influence and inspire people to reflect or take action every day, whether you write for a niche or you only run a personal blog. You leave a footprint in people's lives, be it huge or marginal. When I … [Read more...]

How Often Should You Be Blogging? 3 Myths, 3 Tips On Blogging Frequency

You probably heard this often throughout your blogging life: "You don't blog enough!" "You should write more often." "You never update your blog. It's boring." Blogging frequency is one of the most talked aspect of blogging on the Web. If it's true that 46% of people read blogs more than once a … [Read more...]

How To Use Klout To Generate Blog Ideas

Klout is a notable social media manager analyzer. It's free and widespread, and the Klout Score is so common among various social and blogging platforms, that use it as an indicator of quality. However, Klout is much more than that. Klout can turn into a wonderful blog idea generator if you know … [Read more...]

6 WordPress Plugins for Marketing and SEO

There are Wordpress plugins for pretty much every purpose out there, but when it comes to Marketing and SEO, you can count the good ones on the fingers of one hand (maybe two, if your search goes deep enough). In my 12 years old of blogging for personal and professional reasons, only 6 Wordpress … [Read more...]

Increase Your Blog Traffic With A Clever Internal Linking Strategy

It's easy to forget your own blog when you spend a lot of time searching for traffic opportunities elsewhere. Off-site traffic is definitely good to have, BUT--- What about your current visitors? How do you keep them on your blog instead of driving them outside? What about your bounce … [Read more...]

9 Ways To Make Sponsored Posts Appealing To Readers

Sponsored posts have been the love and hate of many bloggers over the years. You can guess why--- it's very difficult to please both your advertiser and your audience alike. Who should you favor? Who should just 'take it' without complaints? The truth, as always, is in the middle. Both your … [Read more...]

13 Web Tools To Help Improve Your Blog

By HomeSpot HQ (cc) To make your blog readers happy is a continuous challenge, isn't it? Sometimes it's tough to figure out what exactly went wrong when your efforts to put together a great post evaporated in a lack of comments, social shares and overall traffic. Even tougher when you are left … [Read more...]