Blogging

How To Create Content For SEO Link Building

If you are familiar with SEO practices then you know how important high-quality content is. In that case, you are also aware that it is no small feat. What you come up with has to be something unique, that one has written before, and it needs to have a strong strategy behind it. Building top-notch and diversified backlinks is extremely beneficial, but the majority of SEO practitioners is well-aware of the dark side of the link building game – the black-hat link building practices. This is why a good strategy such as guest blogging often gets a bad rep because people focus more on boosting their rating than actually coming up with great content.

The Point Of Blogging: Strategies You Need To Choose In Order To Make It Work

Irrespective of the size of a craft business, it is essential to have a blog serving as a tool to enhance the business. Depending on the nature of the craft business, one can have a blog as a section in the website or on a stand-alone basis. Irrespective of the way in which the blog exists, it can turn out to be a powerful promotion medium for the business.

The power of the blog is similar to the rise of the bitcoin. A decade ago, bitcoin seemed like a temporary phenomenon on the Internet. Today, it is more valuable than gold after the stunning rally. Such a meteoric rise is possible even on a blog should you get it right.

Bryan Ruby: Recovering from Blogging Burnout

After three or four decades of being immersed in the digital lifestyle and blogging on a continual basis for 15 years, I found myself puking at the idea of spending more time in front of the computer outside of work. It's not that I don't still like technology and content management, but I didn't recognize until it was too late that the lack of topic diversity would eventually lead me to digital burnout. To fix this, I seriously tried not to throw the baby out with the bathwater. In the end that's exactly what I did.

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Choose The Best Blogging Platform

While actually setting up a blog is easy, the process of starting one requires a few decisions that will impact the success of your online venture. For instance, what will be your niche? If you want to make money blogging, how will you monetize your blog? Should you use a free blogging platform or choose to self-host your site?

Blogging Still Matters - 5 Sabbatical Lessons

A few months ago, I had a problem. After eight years of non-stop writing, I found myself exhausted of all enthusiasm to blog. Let me tell you, it's a sad day in Web City when an advocate for content management systems has no real desire to author new content. I was also questioning in this age of "always on" social media whether the traditional blog had lost value not only to me but my readers. If content is no longer king, why should I spend so much effort creating new content?

Quoting IT: Second Habit of Web-Savvy Entrepreneurs

"The most successful people online, starting with Seth Godin, Chris Brogan, or Guy Kawasaki, all have one thing in common. They maintain a very active blog. At the end of the day, this is where your online home base resides.

If you want to succeed online, get a blog (via Tumblr, WordPress, or Typepad) and start crunching out quality content. It's the lifeblood of your online presence."

Quoting IT: Matt Mullenweg on 10 Years of Blogging

"From Friendster to Flickr to Facebook I’ve always been active on other sites, what we now call social media, but as my interest in those has waxed and waned I’ve always come back to my home on the web, powered by Open Source software on a domain I own. This is definitely the longest sustained activity I’ve done, and I don’t see any reason why I wouldn’t continue the rest of my life, however long or short that may be."

- Matt Mullenweg, Ten Years of Blogging, ma.tt, June 16, 2012.

Quoting IT: Blogs and WordPress are not dead

“Blogging has been declared dead at least five times. But that’s like saying creativity is dead, or personal expresion is dead. Ultimately some percentage of the people who get a taste for it through Facebook and Twitter want their own space. And for the most part, that’s a blog.”

- Matthew Mullenweg, founder of WordPress, Quoted by Bobbie Johnson, "New ‘radically simplified’ WordPress is on the way", May 23, 2012