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5 Ways to Increase Organic Blog Traffic

5 Ways to Increase Organic Blog Traffic

With so much effort spent managing your blog and creating meaningful content, you want to share your thoughts with the world. Some blogs are insanely popular and easily receive thousands of visitors daily. If your blog is not in this group, you need to know what you can do to increase traffic. You can always pay to generate traffic to your website, such as by promoting a blog post via a paid Facebook or Twitter campaign. However, organic traffic is…

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5 Reasons Why Your Blog Needs an Email Subscription Form

5 Reasons Why Your Blog Needs an Email Subscription Form

Regardless of how popular your blog gets, you may eagerly check your site’s stats regularly to see how many readers you have connected with. Driving traffic to your blog and maintaining a high click-through rate are easier said than done. In fact, you may spend so much time and energy writing, publishing and promoting your content that setting up an email newsletter is the last thing on your mind. This line of thinking can wind up biting you in the…

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What You Need to Know About Outbound Links and Your Blog

What You Need to Know About Outbound Links and Your Blog

Developing a strategic link-building campaign is undeniably essential for optimized placement on search engine results, but what about outbound links? Should you incorporate outbound links into your blog posts? Depending who you ask, you will get a wide range of recommendations and warnings about outbound links. Some people believe that outbound links are detrimental. After all, they take visitors off of your website, and those visitors may not return to continue perusing your website’s pages. In addition, there is general…

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What Every Blogger Needs to Know About Backlinks

What Every Blogger Needs to Know About Backlinks

If you have read even a single article on search engine optimization, you have seen the term “backlinks” at least a time or two. However, identifying exactly what backlinks and finding a way to build a solid backlink campaign may seem like more effort than it’s worth. After all, can’t you simply focus on keywords and meta tags? As important as keywords and meta tags are in search engine optimization, your blog will likely rank relatively poorly in search results…

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5 Tips to Use Hashtags Strategically for Blog Post Promotion

5 Tips to Use Hashtags Strategically for Blog Post Promotion

You pour your heart and soul into your blog, so of course you want your work to be read and enjoyed. Unfortunately, the internet is a crowded place, and it is only growing more congested by the day. Self-promotion is essential, but you may not be using all promotional outlets as effectively as you could be. We all know the basics of hashtags. When you choose the right hashtags, you can drive crazy amounts of traffic to your blog. This…

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How to Make Ends Meet While Launching Your Blog

How to Make Ends Meet While Launching Your Blog

We have all heard about bloggers who make six figures solely off of their blog. However, depending which source you turn to, the average income for a blogger is between $26,000 and $32,000 annually. More than that, you don’t have to read too many “how to start a blog” bits before you realize that you’ll likely be lucky to turn $1,000 monthly after investing 6 months of time and sweat into your blog. I don’t know about you, but I…

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Is Your Business Blog on Medium.com?

Is Your Business Blog on Medium.com?

It should be. Publishing regular posts on your business’s blog offers exciting benefits, but you may not be maximizing your blog’s reach. Through your blog, you can maintain relationships with loyal customers, build your brand image and announce specials, promotions, new merch and more. When you follow an effective SEO strategy, your blog can bolster organic search engine rankings and traffic. This drives leads and sales, but you may be painfully aware one critical challenge. The gains are achieved at…

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4 Things to Know Before You Hire a Freelance Writer

4 Things to Know Before You Hire a Freelance Writer

According to Payscale, the annual income for a freelance writer ranges between $24,000 and $115,000. Whether you need a ghostwriter for your next novel, a blogger for your business website or something else, you understandably want to keep your overhead to a minimum. At the same time, quality (usually) matters. Poor grammar, typos and generally “bad” English will reflect poorly on your business. How can you find a freelance writer who will produce quality content at a fair rate? 1….

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