Sometimes best laid plans don’t go as expected so I thought I’d share a little something I came across on Pinterest. If you are having a tough time perhaps you can take comfort from this: Continue reading
If you’ve missed the previous posts in this series, we’ve already discussed how to make guest post submissions and how to recruit guest bloggers for your own site.
Now you’ve received a guest post proposal. Fantastic! But before you get on your bike to celebrate here are some matters to consider. Continue reading
Do you want to improve your blog’s search engine ranking so that Google and Co send you more traffic?
Unless you’re blogging purely for personal reflection or you want your mum to stay your only reader I’m pretty sure you’ll be up for more traffic and building backlinks is a great tactic to achieve just that.
You might remember yesterday’s post focused on what backlinks are and how to find out who is linking to which blogs.
Well today I want to share six awesome strategies to build backlinks so your blog jumps up the list.
Let’s get started. Continue reading
Have you ever taken notice of two blogs in a niche that started around the same time?
Did one of the blogs zoom past the other?
There are a million and one factors that impact on a blog’s trajectory. The quality of the content, use of keywords, paid advertising, design, I could go on and on.
Today, backlinks are the focus. Continue reading
Where does time go?
Three months ago I was participating in the April 2012 round of the Ultimate Blogging Challenge run by Michelle Schaeffer and Michelle Scism.
And it feels like yesterday.
During the April challenge I managed just 13 posts which feels like a fail whale given I set a personal goal of 20 posts for the month. That said, it set a new monthly traffic record and saw my most commented on post ever.
As you might have guessed the July challenge begins today and this is my first post.
I thought I’d share some of the key themes Better Business Better Life will cover this month then tell you about a benefit of being self employed. Continue reading