Do you feel frustrated when you send an email request to another webmaster and it takes them more than a week to answer? Or worse, when they don’t answer at all? Now put the shoe on the other foot as guest blogger, Elizabeth Orr, discusses how simple common can benefit your online business. The ways […]
Since Alexander Alaric has been sharing his tips on using Facebook, I thought I’d share a feature that has started paying dividends for me. It’s the Blog Network application on Facebook. And, if your blog isn’t featured, I would recommend you submit yours as soon as possible. I submitted one of my blogs, FunnyVideooftheDay.net, and […]
This is the third in a series about social media marketing using Facebook by guest blogger, Alexander Alaric. It’s great to have thousands and thousands of friends, but building a relationship with just one person who is highly influential in your market could be more valuable to you than all the rest of your Facebook […]
What separates a blog from a web page? It isn’t RSS feeds or the author interface, but tone. If you want a real, organic audience you need to set your blog apart from your site’s standard copy. People read static web content for raw information, but they read blogs to learn more about people. If you use the same third person “corpspeak” that you’d put on any other page, potential readers will lose interest. There’s a time and place for aloof, formal business language, but in most companies, a blog should represent a chance to loosen your virtual tie, so to speak.
The first time I installed Feedburner’s FeedCount* on this blog (after integrating the Feedburner feed with Aweber) I uninstalled it almost immediately after seeing that it showed only a few hundred subscribers. Ugh! How embarrassing! Especially considering that there are places on the site where I tout the fact that NPT has tens of thousands […]
A hearty welcome to guest blogger Elizabeth Orr of Savor-the-Rhubarb.com who tells us how she not only gets free pics to use on her website from professional photographers, but also how she gets extra traffic in the deal. Despite being a webmaster, I am not technical – at least not in the ways of website […]
This is the second installment in a series about social media marketing using Facebook by guest blogger, Alexander Alaric . Be sure to read Part 1 in the series How I Got 2198 Facebook Friends With NO Profile. When you’re building your network you want to do both active and passive networking. Especially in the […]