Sponsored Posts

What Are Sponsored Posts?

I was recently approached by a website owner and asked if I would be interested in publishing a sponsored post on his website. After much back and forth between myself and the website owner, I came to the realization that I had no clue what a sponsored post was. And neither do many others I […]

Add a Nofollow Attribute to a Link

How to Add a NoFollow Attribute to a Link

In early 2005, three major corporations, Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft, along with other major blogging platforms, announced the creation of the nofollow attribute in response to their promise to fight the rise of comment spam. Helping to define the relationship a link has to a page that it points to, rel=”nofollow” was born. Dofollow v. […]

Thankful

10 Freelance Lessons I Am Thankful I Learned

As I sit here, after a long and satisfying Thanksgiving Day with my family, I am able to reflect on many things. This time of year always seems to do that right? Well, as this year nears its end I am particularly drawn to the different path my life has taken. If you had asked […]

Editorial Calendar

Why You Should Use an Editorial Calendar Plugin as Part of Your Content Marketing Plan

Content Marketing is SEO these days. Sure, SEO is technically anything that improves your website to increase the traffic the site receives from search engines. And there are still lots of really great tips and tricks for gaining favor among the search engines crawling your website. However, major search engines such as Google are giving […]

Social Media

Integrating Social Media Accounts Into Your Email Signature

Adding “follow me” social media icons to your email signature is a quick and efficient way to promote your website. Integrating social media and email together can do several things for your marketing efforts: • Spread the reach of your website’s content. Not only do people receiving your email have easy access to your website […]

All Google

All Google – Essential Tools You Didn’t Know About

I recently wrote a fairly detailed review on how to utilize Google Analytics to track website activity on a daily basis over at WP Daily Themes. What I found as I looked into how to use this powerful online tool is that Google offers a whole lot more for us webmasters (yes, I learned that […]

Project Management

WordPress Project Management – Making Good Use of Your Time

Running an online business requires organization. With the rise of people creating websites for their online business ventures, the more apparent this becomes for achieving success. Today I want to show you how you can bring organization right to your WordPress website. The WordPress platform never fails to become more versatile as time goes on. […]

WordPress Read More Tag

How to Add a Read More Tag to Your WordPress Blog

There is much to be said about a simple and clean looking website. Readers do not want to come to your blog and be bombarded with tons of information they may or may not be interested in. That is why inserting a More Tag into all of your posts is a great solution. Adding a […]

WordPress Permalinks

How to Change Your WordPress Permalinks

After carefully crafting what you feel is your best post yet, have you ever noticed what your post’s URL is?  Did you even know that there was such a thing?  Better yet, did you know you could change it to become more user and SEO friendly? Take a look… What is a Permalink? Permalinks are […]

Email Marketing

The Top 7 Reasons to Utilize Email Marketing

I have not put much thought into marketing my blog so far. After all, I am still very new and I do not offer a physical product for sale, I do not have an e-book, and I do not offer online coaching. Yet the more I research other topics for my writing assignments, the more […]