7 essential keys to improving your blog

7 essential keys to improving your blog

Social Media
If you look at all the successful blogs in the world, you’ll see they are constantly looking for ways to improve their blogs. You don’t have full control when trying to make your blog successful, but we do have control over our own actions. I’m going to show you how easy it is to start the process of refining your blog with these seven essential keys to blog improvement. 1. Know your reason for blogging. Are you wandering through blogging with little or no direction – hoping that you’ll find the road to online wealth? Determine your blog mission or reason you started blogging, and you’ll have a unique compass that will lead you to your true destination. 2. Identify your Blog’s value Do you know what your value is?…
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MARKETING 101: START BLOGGING

MARKETING 101: START BLOGGING

Business, Marketing
I often share ideas and tools to help you market yourself or your business. Today, this post is going to dive into why blogging is marketing 101. Starting a blog should be an obvious step in your marketing mix, you may hear this frequently nowadays but let's dive into the "why". Blogs Are the most effective way to create searchable, shareable content to bring attention to your topic. The simplest tool for the value it provides. Allow you to showcase your work in a compelling way. A marketing tool that gives you, the individual, the ability to show people who you are. A way to connect online with those you've worked with in the past, present, and may work with in the future. Are the hub of your various social media profiles. Will…
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Social Media for Small Businesses: 12 Things You Must Do

Social Media for Small Businesses: 12 Things You Must Do

Blogging, Business, Social Media
  This post is directed to small business owners who've heard their business needs to have a social media presence and want to get started today. After reading this post you will certainly be able to take the actions that will greatly help your company. But, take these 12 actions with this warning: WARNING: Social Media/ Digital Media is very powerful. It can both help and hurt your value proposition. Though I believe these are necessary in today's business environment many of you may need additional help to complete these actions at a level that adds value and represents your brand positively. Here are 12 things your small business must do. Your business must… Have a website. Lets start with the overwhelmingly obvious. If you own a small business and don't have a website you're committing business suicide. This doesn't mean you should throw…
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Facebook’s evolution  – 4 new features launched

Facebook’s evolution – 4 new features launched

Facebook, Social Media
Facebook is certainly investing in it's news feed and it should. The news feed is the life blood of the site and the first location a user must go when using Facebook. This rich content is fluid and interactive thus driving the majority of engagement on Facebook. This is why they're always testing, tweaking and making changes constantly. User experience is at the forefront of the news feed's development and Facebook's best option to increase their revenues. Much like Apple, Facebook's success has comes down to the constant changes and improvements that they make even though users generally dislike change. Here are 4 major changes that you will be seeing in your news feed on an ongoing basis: Games Within The Feed Gaming is an important part of Facebook's success…
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Guest posting – Awesome Blogging Tips

Guest posting – Awesome Blogging Tips

Blogging
Guest blogging is a strong tactic when building your network and exposure. Geo targeted blog outreach will change your online path for the better. Before you get started guest posting it's important to include a few simple things in your guest post requests.   Guest Blogging Requests Items to include: Make sure to have a few examples of posts you've written. The best practice is to have sample writing in the topic you're interested in pitching. If you don't have any writing specific to that niche you can send the potential blog any writing as long as it positively shows your ability. Suggest a few titles or topics for your guest post. You should include an author box below your post so visitors to your blog can see your social…
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Fresno’s Facebook & Twitter highlighted in article

Social Media
  Too long for status post- :) Today in the Fresno Bee - Social Media has been gaining in popularity concerning published articles. Meaning, traditional media is writing about thus increasing the hype to social media, the defined cause of newspaper decline. Surprisingly, the article highlights two companies “successfully” using social media as a blow horn in an attempt to attract more customers. The article also stresses that social media is free Advertising. Yes it is free, but…..   To all my friends understand social media is a conversation, even if you’re using the company logo as your profile/username. In the beginning, you will find support only from your current supporters, but if you are attempting to grow and find new audiences the only steps that matter are the conversation…
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Web 2.0 Business Card

Social Media
In order to keep up with the Web 2.0 revolution, people have to be able to contact you. This Digital Business Card by Retaggr may be inserted on websites, emails, blogs, and social media that allows html. The card will give you an edge in accessibility and set you apart from the borage of bore that it saturating the professional market.
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