It’s now a fortnight since I attended the Artful Business Conference in Melbourne.
Wowee time goes fast when you’re having fun!
Let me say the conference was fabulous. I learned a lot, was reminded of amazing ideas, met super inspiring people, met online friends ‘for real’, picked up new clients and truly had a ball. Was it a great investment of time and money? Absolutely. I’ve reserved my ticket for next year already!
For anyone who wasn’t able to attend or those who did and want a refresh, I thought I’d share some of my takeaways from #ArtfulBizCon. Hope they inspire some ‘aha’ moments for you too. Continue reading
Huffington Post. The holy grail of guest blogging opportunities. Publish there and you’ve made it.
Arianna’s emailed back saying she loves your idea and has copied in her editor to ensure your post makes it to the website.
You know, the website now owned by AOL that is the 71st most popular site on the interwebs.
Have a guest post accepted for HuffPost and prepare for the ensuing hysteria. Your and friends’ hysteria.
But is it all it’s made out to be?
Being published on the Huffington Post can open certainly open doors for you. Put their logo on your website and you’ve increased your credibility. Talk about HuffPost success in your bio and suddenly you’re an authority.
Not exactly poor results.
Before you email Arianna however, think twice.
Think about what you are trying to achieve. What is your goal?
Are you trying to increase your perceived authority and popularity? Perfect, guest post on HuffPost once. You’ve earned the right to say you’ve been featured. You’ve earned the right to say you’re a contributor.
Ding, ding, ding. You’ve got the prize.
Want to build your mailing list? Want to add a bunch of new subscribers in one foul swoop?
Before you read this post I want you to tweet me and answer when does the list building opportunity end?
A. When the visitor decides whether or not to subscribe.
B. Once a person has subscribed.
D. Other… (please explain).
To answer this question let me share a story from last week. Continue reading
In this post you’ll learn:
- Google’s position on guest blogging
- The results possible through guest blogging
- How to take your guest blogging to the next level
Transcript of Guest Blogging Is Not Dead
So Google is calling guest blogging dead? I don’t want you listening to them.
Hi, I’m Caylie from Better Business Better Life and I’m here to tell you today that guest blogging is so not dead.
A little while ago, Matts Cutts who is like the connector between web designers, web developers and Google and the SEO world (search engine optimisation), claimed that guest blogging was dead. Google is no longer putting the same value on links within bios of guest blog posts and so there was no value in guest blogging anymore as a strategy to grow your business.
Well Google you’re wrong. Guest blogging is so not dead. Continue reading
List Building Mistakes…My Confession Transcript
Do you make screw ups in your business that you’re too scared to share with anyone? You think, my god, what would they really think of me if they knew what I did? Don’t want to share? Embarrassed about it?
Hi, I’m Caylie Price from Better Business Better Life and I’m here today because I want to take sixty seconds to share with you my latest screw up. Continue reading