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23 Blog Directories To Submit Your Blog To - Search Engine Journal. Gaining exposure for your blog is critical to building a following and revenue.

23 Blog Directories To Submit Your Blog To - Search Engine Journal

After creating compelling copy, titles, descriptions and link strategies, it’s time to list your blog in one or more directories. There are many paths to building links, such as link baiting or blogroll-link swapping, but few are as easy to implement and cost effective as submitting to blog directories. How to Write a Blog Post: A Full Breakdown of How We Do it at Buffer. In my experience, one of the best ways to write great content is to make time to write great content.

How to Write a Blog Post: A Full Breakdown of How We Do it at Buffer

I’m grateful that the team at Buffer emphasizes the blog as a means of helping others, spreading the word about Buffer, and sharing our learnings and improvements. This allows me to spend the time writing. And how do I spend that time? I’d love to show you. We publish four posts per week on the Buffer blog, each post at least 1,500 words (and typically over 2,000). Writepls. On Non-Fiction — [writepls] How to Write a Blog Post: A Full Breakdown of How We Do it at Buffer. How To Start a Blog and Make Money Online. 20 Blog Posts to Write this Month. Planning ahead is a great way to re-ignite your enthusiasm for blogging with the start of a new month.

20 Blog Posts to Write this Month

But that editorial calendar won’t fill itself with shareable blog post ideas. 5 Tools I Am Willing to Pay for [And Recommend] to Improve My Blogs : @ProBlogger. 10 Tips for Turning You Into a Successful Blogger. By Guest Blogger This is a guest post.

10 Tips for Turning You Into a Successful Blogger

If you want to guest post on this blog, check the guidelines here. Professional bloggers from all over the world share great blogging tips everyday. The Ultimate Resource Guide to Blogger Outreach and Guest Blogging. If you want to increase exposure for your business (beyond optimizing your website for search and growing your social media audience), then guest blogging and blogger outreach are avenues you may wish to explore.

The Ultimate Resource Guide to Blogger Outreach and Guest Blogging

When you connect with bloggers in your industry, you are given platforms for communicating with your potential customers like never before. The following are 35 resources to help your guest blogging and blogger outreach — including networks specifically created to help you connect with bloggers, guides for guest blogging and blogger outreach, and guest post opportunities for marketers. Guest Blogging and Blogger Outreach Networks The following networks will help your business connect with the right bloggers in your industry for guest blogging and blogger outreach. My Blog Traffic Generation Story — Techniques I Used to Generate and Increase Web Traffic. May 27th, 2008 I started this blog, in the middle of January 2008 and currently have a readership of more than 3000 a month, a decent number for a blog that just turned 4 months last week.

My Blog Traffic Generation Story — Techniques I Used to Generate and Increase Web Traffic

I thought, I’d share how I got here: How to Pitch to Bloggers - 21 Tips : @ProBlogger. Using Social Media to Grow Your Blog's Readership : @ProBlogger. My Blog Guest. 7 Blog Writing Tips. It’s no secret that bloggers and webmasters who create lots of regular content get more visits to their sites than those who create less.

7 Blog Writing Tips

People inherently like to learn new and helpful things, and if you get a reputation for producing multiple new posts each day then you have people checking in to your site perhaps multiple times a day. Also as everyone knows, search engines love sites which are frequently updated with new content, so you get rewarded with traffic from them, as well. A lot of marketers find it difficult to produce regular content, however. When is the Best Time of Day to Publish New Blog Posts? A friend of mine just started their first blog and asked me for my feelings on the best time of day to publish new blog posts.

When is the Best Time of Day to Publish New Blog Posts?

In the past I would’ve told her not to over think this because in the past I used a bit of what was, in my mind, common sense and posted everything sometime in the evening. My reasoning was that most people work their 9-5 jobs and don’t have a chance to do their daily internet browsing until they get home. Of course I live in and abide by Eastern Standard Time, so in an effort to reach the most readers in the US I’d publish around 8 p.m. my time, give or take.

That became a moot point, however, as I subsequently learned that a staggering number of people do their browsing while at work whether that be during lunch/downtime or otherwise. You might also care to account for recent statistics which have shown the “hot spot” or peak times for “retweets” on Twitter are in the middle of the afternoon whereas Facebook sharing hits its peak around noon. Blog or Perish: Blogging and Your Business. Recently I suggested to a couple of clients that they create a blog to promote their businesses and Web sites.

Blog or Perish: Blogging and Your Business

One of them asked me what a blog was and the other asked me which blogging software I recommended. Hmmm, I thought. Time to get busy. 10-Step Blog Promotion Cheat Sheet. The web is flooded with blogs that manage to flourish while consistently publishing less than mediocre content.

10-Step Blog Promotion Cheat Sheet

You know what their secret is? Promote Your Blog - Blogger Help. 10 Smartest Things You Can Do to Promote Your New Blog. The Two Most Important Words in Blogging. How to Increase Blog Traffic by 69% in 27 Days. Today I’m going to show you how I slapped a jetpack on my blog’s growth. And more importantly, I’m going to tell you exactly what I did so you can model it.

What’s better is this: Even though I used this simple strategy to increase my blog traffic, you can use this framework to grow anything, from raw traffic numbers to loyal customers. You ready? Let’s do this. First, A Little Backstory Back in early November 2011, I was hanging with Pat Flynn in Los Angeles, and between beers, I heard Pat say “~20% of my readers said they first found me on iTunes.” How the Pros Use “Sound Bites” to Get More Web Traffic. Attention spans have never been shorter… …and if you want your ideas to spread, you must create sound bites. “What’s a sound bite,” you ask? A sound bite is a short message, often no longer than 10 words, that describes the main idea of your content or sales message. It’s easy-to-remember, easy-to-quote, and often get shared by bloggers and by journalists. Now how do sound bites generate web traffic, exactly?

The Art of the Sound Bite A few weeks ago, when I wrote the article about choosing the best font, I ran a sound bite test. Many of you may have caught it, but if you didn’t, no worries. Okay, so do you remember the sound bites I included in that article? Yours Free: A Cheat Sheet for Writing Blog Posts That Go Viral. How to Write the In-Depth Articles that Google Loves. How to Immediately Become a More Productive (and Better) Writer. 8 Incredibly Simple Ways to Get More People to Read Your Content. The Most Powerful Persuasive Element of Blogging. The Real Secret to Getting Tons of Blog Subscribers. Blog Triggers.

The Most Powerful Persuasive Element of Blogging. 8 Ways To Be Timeless And Get Off The Content Treadmill. The New York Times is shutting down some of their blogs as they “got very, very little traffic, and they required an enormous amount of resources, because a blog is an animal that is always famished.” According to Ian Fisher, the assistant managing editor, there is a constant pressure and the visitors “expect us to be filling the artificial container of a blog” with new content on a very frequent basis. Blogging is not about feeding the hungry beast and constantly manufacturing new content through assembly line writing.

A trap that many content marketers fall into is trying to keep up with Mashable and similar sites in terms of content output and type of topics they cover. For most of us it is impossible to churn out such a large amount of content in such speed. This pressure to quickly increase the output lessens the overall quality of content. Making great content that attracts an audience is the goal. Getting off the content treadmill. 12 Things to Do After You’ve Written a New Blog Post for Content Marketing. 35 Ways to Market Your Blog Post. 233 Social Networking Sites for Marketing Your Blog. RSS Blog Directories to Submit Your Blog and Feed - Online Marketing Blog from TopRank® Home About Resources Archives Subscribe Consulting Contact Online Marketing Blog Home Optimize Subscribe Content Marketing Social Media SEO Interviews More »

Top 20: Creative Blog Content Ideas That Will Enchant Your Readers and Keep Them Returning For More. Blogging The Fresh: Interesting and Good Blog Content Ideas to Make Your Blog Sticky and Memorable Old and new bloggers alike, as well as writers and authors are always looking for new content ideas on what to write for their audience. How We’ve Reached More Than 1 Million People by Guest Blogging. 35 Blogging Tips to Woo Readers and Win Business. The Neil Patel Method To Getting Great Blog Content. When it comes to blogging, one of the key pain points is getting content.

How We’ve Reached More Than 1 Million People by Guest Blogging. Resources. So you don’t have any idea where to start, right? Guess what—neither did I. I was clueless. Literally. 10 Ways to Turn Your Blog into a Lead-Generation Machine. Sometimes when I hear companies talking about creating a "machine" for their lead-generation efforts, I think about Dr. Seuss. Specifically, I think about all the fantastical and imaginative machines he created in his 46 children's books--like the Super-Axe-Hacker, the Utterly Sputter and (my favorite) the Eight-Nozzled Elephant-Toted Boom Blitz, a mighty machine that rapidly fires explosive sour-cherry stones.

5 Lessons About Blogging You Can Learn From BuzzFeed. Image credit: Charlie Engman Plenty of media professionals like to get down on BuzzFeed for providing what they see as "lowest common denominator" types of content. And with post titles like, "'Men in Black' is the Only Movie That Truly Understands Your Hangover Right Now," I don't think anybody's arguing that the site's a frontrunner for any major journalistic integrity awards. But the site receives an average of 40 million unique visitors a month.

Yes, that many. Your Blog's Secret Weapon: Old Content. If you've ever had one of those days when you struggle to come up with yet another new idea for a blog post, never fear. You're most likely sitting on top of a goldmine of potential content ideas in the form of your blog's old content. When you publish a blog post, you promote it for a few days and hope that the majority of your readership sees it before it fades into obscurity under your newest entry. How This Blogger Turned Her Hobby Into a Full-Time Job and Scored Millions of Fans. When Emily Shulman, the blogger behind popular lifestyle website Cupcakes and Cashmere, hit a million page views in a month, she knew it was time to quit her 9-to-5 job, and devote all her time to the blog. It turned out to be a good decision because with hundreds of thousands fans online and a bestselling book, she has turned Cupcakes and Cashmere -- a site started as a hobby -- into a full-fledged lifestyle brand.

But how was Shulman able to stand out in a sea full of bloggers? 6 Ideas for Epic Business Blog Posts. I hate to say it, but at least 95 percent of business blogs are absolute crap. In some cases, these sites fail because they’re rarely updated, but most of the time, the Achilles heel most business bloggers face is developing content that’s actually interesting to their audiences. Your customers don’t want to read press release after press release, and they won’t give their attention to articles that read like incognito sales pitches. Why No One Comments on Your Blog and What to Do about It. Blogging 101: Traffic Generation for Blogs on a Budget. Running a blog often sounds very appealing. You’ll have a place to share your thoughts, build a community, and also generate some much-needed cash. Sounds great, doesn’t it?

Well, the reality is it’s not as easy to achieve this as a lot of people make out. Blogging 101: Traffic Generation for Blogs on a Budget. Identifying a Bad Guest Blogging Site. Guest blogging has its pitfalls and its advantages, both of which are obvious. Identifying a Bad Guest Blogging Site. The Only 6 Posts Worth Writing (and How to Totally Nail Each One) Ultimate List of Blogging Tools for Pros.

Add P.O.W to Your Blog Posts. Must Have Pages for Your Blog. How To Set Fire To Your Blog - In A Good Way. Blog Monetization or Four Ways to Finally Make Money Blogging. Blog Traffic - List of 100 RSS Submit Sites. 6 Ways to Turn Your Blog Into a Money Maker. OnlyWire® Identifying a Bad Guest Blogging Site. How to Start Blogging [In Ten Minutes] Beginner Week: Bite the Bullet and Start Your Blog with this Seven-Point Checklist : @ProBlogger.

7 Tips to Create Better Blog Posts. Blog Monetization or Four Ways to Finally Make Money Blogging. Blog Monetization or Four Ways to Finally Make Money Blogging. Blog Monetization or Four Ways to Finally Make Money Blogging. How To Set Fire To Your Blog - In A Good Way. Make Money Online: Most Popular Topic on the Blogosphere? Use These 10 Tips to Write Your Most Popular Post Ever. 4 Hot SEO Blogging Strategies. Corporate Blogging: Build the Blog or The Blogger? 12 Types of Blog Posts to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog. 16 Top Tips from Blogging Experts for Beginners. 26 Essentials for Blogging Success, What You Need to Know Social Media Examiner. 24 Point SEO Plan To Get Your Site To Google's 1st Page. How To Create A Sales Landing Page With WordPress. How To Create A Sales Landing Page With WordPress.

5 Good Reasons Why You Should Encourage Blog Comments. Ultimate list of blogging tools for pros. Get the Most From One Blog Post: 21 Advanced Content Tips. 35 Blogging Tips to Woo Readers and Win Business.