7 Highly-Effective Instagram Marketing Strategies That Will Triple Your Sales

The following is a guest post by Burkhard Berger, the founder of awesomex™. You can follow him on his path from 0 to 100,000 monthly visitors on www.awesomex.com. His articles include some of the best growth hacking strategies and digital scaling tactics that he has learned from his own successes and failures. Feel free to follow him on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.…

20 Email Marketing Statistics that Will Change Your Blogging Approach

Email marketing has been declared dead more often than I can recount. At the same time, marketers swear by the power of email marketing. This article is about what email marketing statistics reveal that bloggers and marketers should know. So what do the numbers say? Should you or should you not put your time (and some money) into growing an…

How To Make Your Blog Look More Professional – Even If You Are A Newbie Blogger

A good blog shows personality. And some great blogs are great because their owner is human and not a perfect machine. But a serious blog also looks professional, even when it is new. As a new blogger, you should consider how you can make your blog look more professional. There are some things that just don’t look professional on your…

The State of Blogging: Facts, Numbers, Trends

Is blogging dead? Dying? Or still growing and thriving? Let’s take a close look at the state of blogging. If you are a new blogger or thinking about starting a blog, you need to know about all the facts about blogging. You need to be aware what bloggers struggle with, how much time is needed to blog, and where you…

20 WordPress Plugins and Online Tools Every Blogger Needs (most are free!)

Every blogger needs tools, WordPress plugins, and web services to successfully run a blog. But when you’re starting out, it can be hard to actually know which ones you need and which ones you can skip. There are almost 60,000 WordPress plugins in the official plugin directory, there are 1000s of tools and web services, and there is no one…

Beginner’s Guide To Content Marketing

There is no question about content marketing being not only a valuable but also a still growing marketing strategy. Valuable content is key to online marketing success, and it can influence your business success in more than one aspect. Here is your beginner’s guide to content marketing. Still, I am sometimes shocked about the misconceptions that still float around about content…

What is Link Bait and 10 Link Bait Examples You can Adapt for Your Marketing

Do you create content with backlinks in mind? Do you know which types of content are well suited to earn more backlinks? What is link bait or link bait content? Do you know how you can use link bait content to earn more backlinks to your blog or website and improve your search rankings? If you have been blogging for…

Link Building: 5 Tactics Pros Use to Beat the Competition

The following is a guest post by Liakat Hossain. Liakat Hossain is a content marketing professional at WebAlive, a Melbourne based SEO agency. He has been helping businesses grow by developing content marketing strategies since 2011. When not busy, he likes to research on current online marketing strategies. If you ask any person with decent knowledge about link building, this…

11 Blogging Best Practices to Help You Turn Your Blog into a Business

Blogging is fun and it is a lifestyle. But blogging is also a business. If you want to turn your blog into a business many bloggers have to slightly change their blogging approach. Blogging best practices can help you to do that. Instead of writing what they want, and how they want to write it they suddenly have to consider…