5 Must Follow Rules While Writing Long Blog Posts

 

5 Must Follow Rules While Writing Long Blog Posts

Regularly writing long blog posts should be an important part of your blogging strategy. Long blog posts attract more backlinks than short ones as shown in this study by SEO MOZ. People probably prefer linking to longer blog posts as they are more informative. Many of the top blogs regularly write long blog posts which helps them gather a lot of attention and you can too.

You shouldn’t just blindly go for it and write a long blog post. They have to be planned thoroughly as they need to be of the highest quality from the beginning to the end. So I have shared some important rules you need to follow while writing long blog posts which will ensure that you maintain quality each and every time…

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6 Tips to Make Your Blog Posts More Readable

 

6 Tips to Make Your Blog Posts More Readable

Would you like to make your blog posts more readable?

The key to building a successful blog is to make it all about the reader, if you can create something that they will enjoy and find helpful, they will visit your blog, read your posts and share them with their friends and followers. Quality content isn’t just about the way you write it, but it also about the way you display it. It needs to be easy to read and navigate through. Here are some quick tips on how to make your blog posts more readable…

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4 WordPress Plugins to Optimize Your Blog for Pinterest

 

4 WordPress Plugins to Optimize Your Blog for Pinterest

Is your blog optimized for Pinterest? Are you using Pinterest to promote your blog?

Blog owners should seriously consider driving more website traffic with Pinterest as Pinterest is known for its ability to drive visitors.

Pinterest Drives More Traffic Than Reddit, Youtube, Linkedin, Google+ and MySpace

It drives more traffic than Reddit, Youtube, Linkedin, Google+ and MySpace. If your blog runs on WordPress, optimizing it for Pinterest should be extremely easy as there are several plugins that can help you with this. In fact, there are scores and scores of them. To help you find the most useful ones I have written this post which contains 4 WordPress plugins and a few more I have used (and would like to use) to optimize my blog for Pinterest…

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5 Things You Might Not Know About Content Marketing

 

This is a guest post by Shanna Mallon of Straight North.

5 Things You Might Not Know About Content Marketing

Whether you’ve been running a content marketing campaign for months or years, you might be surprised to learn a few facts you don’t know. Take a look at these five little known realities which relate to the content you’re creating and use them to boost your content marketing strategy…

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How to Build a Credible Blog [Infographic]

 

[Infographic] How to Build a Credible Blog

Would you like to build a credible blog?  Would you like people to return to your blog again and again?

A great way to build credibility online is by blogging. Blogging helps people and businesses reach their audience and display their expertise and skills. But credibility isn’t something that can be attained instantly. As with everything, certain factors play a key role in making a blog trustworthy.

I wanted to find out what these factors are. So I conducted a survey in which bloggers, marketers and business owners took part and provided answers on the roles played by content, social media, RSS, comments, etc. in building credible blogs. I displayed the results graphically in an infographic. Check them out below and use the results to create better blogs…

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13 Ways to Drive More Website Traffic from Your Facebook Page

 

13 Ways to Drive More Website Traffic from Your Facebook Page

Would you like to drive more website traffic from your Facebook page?

Combining your Facebook page and your website can have a powerful affect on your business. You can use your Facebook page to attract thousands to millions of fans and then use them to drive website traffic to generate leads, increase sales, etc.

I have shared 13 tips below to help you make the most of your Facebook page by driving lots of website traffic…

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4 Ways to Boost Blog Traffic on the Weekend

 

4 Ways to Boost Blog Traffic on the Weekend

Does your blog traffic decrease on the weekend? Would you like to attract more people to your blog over the weekend?

Most blogs will usually see a dip in traffic over the weekend. This is probably because there are fewer people online and at work. Here’s a discussion on Quora on blog traffic over the weekends with lots of graphs and examples. As you can see, this is a common problem. But it can be solved by attracting more visitors by taking some simple steps. Here’s how you can do it…

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10 Ways to Find Great Content to Share on Social Media

 

10 Ways to Find Great Content to Share on Social Media

Would you like to quickly and easily find quality content that can be shared across various social networks?

Sharing a lot of useful content is a vital part of networking. You need to not only share content you create, but those others create too. As it can help you build influence and make you the go to person on the web to find content on the topic you specialize in (share). This can help you attract new followers, build relationships and generate sales and leads.

So make use of all the tips mentioned in the article below and look for helpful content to share with your audience everyday…

1. Browse Through Social Media:

Of course the best place to find content to share on social media is on social media itself. There are millions of people on these sites sharing tons of content. If you can figure out a way to get hold of this content, you should have an endless supply to share. Below are some tips on how to find quality content on various social networks…

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13 Tips to Crafting Mind Grabbing Headlines for Your Content

 

13 Tips to Crafting Mind Grabbing Headlines for Your Content

Would you like to learn the secrets to crafting powerful headlines?

A good headline is the requisite to writing effective content as it is the first thing the reader sees. If it isn’t written properly then the reader will ignore your content and all your effort in writing it will go to waste, but if it is well written more people will read it. Even poorly written content can get more readers if they have a good headline. So to help you craft headlines that will convince more people to read your content I have listed out 13 tips below…

1. Mention a Benefit:

People read content that is going to benefit them in some way. It could be to help them solve a problem, to help them understand why taking a certain step is important, etc. So mentioning a benefit in the headline could convince them to read the rest of content to help them learn more about this benefit. So go through your content and find the most important benefit your audience will be interested in and add it to your headline.

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