The Secret Life of a Guest Blogger

Guest Blogging Basics Have you ever heard the saying, “content is king?” Why is that? The answer is simple. When people get online to search for something, more often than not, they need information about a product/service/person, etc. Whether it’s the latest gossip on Kanye West or what kind of shoes would be best for [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:00-06:00August 19th, 2014|Categories: Archive, How To & Tutorials, SEO|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Secret Life of a Guest Blogger

Improve Your Productivity by Creating Your Own Writing Ritual

I grew up watching the Utah Jazz play basketball in the late 90s. This was their heyday, when they reached the NBA finals twice (only to be beaten by Michael Jordan’s Bulls). One of my favorite players was a shooting guard named Jeff Honacek (current coach of the Phoenix Suns). Hornacek had a signature move. [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:00-06:00August 15th, 2014|Categories: Archive, How To & Tutorials|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Improve Your Productivity by Creating Your Own Writing Ritual

How to Effectively Optimize a Blog Post in 2014

So you have been good and kept up on updating your blog posts. After you’ve written some quality, helpful content and uploaded it to your site you’re done, right? Well, probably not. There are some steps you’re going to want to take to make sure it gets in front of the right audience. Simply uploading [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:02-06:00July 31st, 2014|Categories: Archive, How To & Tutorials, SEO|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on How to Effectively Optimize a Blog Post in 2014

Headlines that Pay for Themselves

Your business could write a million posts for your blog and your website and never get a single hit- unless you have an attention-grabbing headline. Your blog could even be the most well-written piece on the most interesting topic in the world, but with a headline like “Get Car Insurance Today,” no one is going [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:07-06:00June 17th, 2014|Categories: Archive, SEO, Social Media|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Headlines that Pay for Themselves

4 Ways to get even the Laziest People to Read Your Blog!

You may think that your blog is interesting and that you choose a subject that should appeal to your target audience, but in the end how many of them would rather just look at memes of kittens and sit back and have YouTube entertain them? The truth is that entertainment is cheap and getting someone [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:07-06:00June 10th, 2014|Categories: Archive, How To & Tutorials, SEO, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on 4 Ways to get even the Laziest People to Read Your Blog!

5 Easy Formatting Tips to Make Your Blog Instantly More Readable

You’ve just written a blog post, and you can’t wait to publish it. It’s full of useful information and striking imagery that is bound to generate hundreds of shares and likes. In fact, it’s downright revolutionary. But once you’ve posted it, and the days start going by, nobody seems to care about your legendary blog [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:09-06:00May 6th, 2014|Categories: Archive, How To & Tutorials|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 5 Easy Formatting Tips to Make Your Blog Instantly More Readable

Say Waaa? Self-Editing your own Blog

As exciting as clicking “publish” on a freshly constructed blog post is, many happy bloggers find their smiles turning upside-down as people start poking fun at typos, misunderstanding jokes, and taking sarcasm seriously. All these issues are death strokes for bloggers.  And all of them can easily be avoided by a little self-editing.  Check out [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:09-06:00April 22nd, 2014|Categories: Archive, How To & Tutorials|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Say Waaa? Self-Editing your own Blog

Finding Pictures for Your Blog Just Got Easier!

If you’ve blogged in the past, or are considering starting a blog, you might’ve already thought of ways to make it more appealing for your readers. One of the surefire ways to improve your blog is relevant and eye-catching pictures. However, you’ll find pretty quickly that finding free-to-use, quality pictures can be pretty hard to [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:14-06:00March 6th, 2014|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates, SEO, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Finding Pictures for Your Blog Just Got Easier!

How to Write a Great Blog Post Even If You're not a "Writer"

Write the Way You Speak: A Conversational Style Will Make You Easier to Understand, and Won’t Scare Away Any Readers It’s always been interesting to me how many people think they suck at writing. Some of these people are extremely articulate when they speak. In regular conversation, they get along quite well and can even [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:15-06:00March 4th, 2014|Categories: Archive, How To & Tutorials|Tags: , |Comments Off on How to Write a Great Blog Post Even If You're not a "Writer"