Category: Blogging

As AdBrite Dies, What Are Other Active Google AdSense Alternatives?

AdBrite is dead. What are some viable Google Adsense Alternatives?

Earlier this week, I got an email informing me that as of Feb 1, 2013, AdBrite, a known Google AdSense Alternative, will cease operations.

6 Simple Farming Concepts That Apply To Blogging

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I have a farm. Not a link farm or a blog farm, a real farm with plants, trees, and animals (goats). For a time, when I first moved here, I worked with my father on the farm and while I liked it, eventually I found blogging and that’s what I’ve been working to grow ever […]

How I Survived My WordPress Blog Migration – Part 1

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The migration of my WordPress blogs was only supposed to take me a few hours, a day at most. I had never done one but had done enough reading up with the WordPress codex to feel comfortable to get it done. But you know what they say about the road to Hell and good intentions.

8 Strategic Ways To Find The Right Guest Blogging Opportunity

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There are plenty of guest blogging opportunities for bloggers and internet marketers but how do you know which one’s the right one…for you?

Is Your Webhost Worthy Of Your WordPress Blog? 5 Signs They Are

Is your webhost worthy of your wordpress blog?

When it comes to having the right host for your WordPress blog site, you never know how good they are until something goes awry. So what are some signs of a worthy webhost? Not too long ago my WordPress blog crashed for 2 days. Now while I was able to get it backup, the response […]

Blog Site Down! What To Do When Your Site Crashes

Having your blog site down is one of the most nerve wracking things that can happen to a blogger. But in my case, all it took was a few steps to get back in business Not too long ago, my blog site was down for two days.  I had been working hard to get the […]

3 Fun Sites That Help You Increase Blog Traffic

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The quest to increase blog traffic can be tedious and routine. Here are some sites that make the journey a bit more fun while helping you get more visitors. Getting the word out there daily is really the only way to increase blog traffic. Doing guest posts, internal/external links, commenting on sites that allow backlinks, […]

Reality Check: The Other Side Of Blogging & Social Media

Coin has two sides, so do Social Media & Blogging

Everybody loves a good social media success story primarily because we feel that if it can happen to them, then it can happen to us. But sometimes we need to get our heads out of the clouds and remember that even businesses based in virtual reality need a reality check. Blogging and social media have […]

4 Free WordPress Plugins Savvy Bloggers Need To Install Today

There are a ton of free and premium WordPress plugins to choose from. Some are useful while others are just rubbish. Here are four free plugins that are great for the savvy blogger to have working behind the scenes.

How Reachli Helps You Monetize Your Pinterest Pins

Just when you thought things couldn’t get more interesting…it looks like Reachli has found a way to monetize Pinterest pins! A few weeks ago, I got an interesting email from this site called Pinerly that I used to help me with analytics on Pinterest. Apparently they had re-branded as Reachli (pronounced Reech-lee) and were now […]

8 Ways To Milk More Internet Traffic From Your Guest Blog Post

8 Ways To Milk More Internet Traffic From Your Guest Blog Post

When it comes to getting more internet traffic, “guest blogging” is the new buzz-term. While it’s not new, it is a great way to get direct and residual internet traffic for a long time A  while back, I started my blog and needed a way to generate internet traffic. I happened on to this site […]

Basic SEO Checklist: 7 Blog Traffic Tips To Keep In Mind

Blog Traffic tips to keep in mind

Getting targeted, ready-for-action blog traffic is the goal of any serious blogger. As you create your SEO checklist, keep these tips at the back of your mind Focused content = ideal blog traffic Used to be that you would aim for all the traffic you could get and  hope for the best. Those catch-all days […]

9 Things To Remember About The SEO Process

9 Tips to Remember about the SEO Process

Going through the SEO process as a means of increasing blog traffic is not easy. Only when you see the bigger picture can you move through and stay on track If you want to increase your blog traffic, going through the SEO process is a must. However, from what I’ve seen, quite a few people […]

What’s The Deal With WordPress Blog Pingbacks and Trackbacks?

FAQ about Pingbacks and Trackbacks on WordPress Blogs

When it comes to pingbacks and trackbacks on your WordPress blog, there is plenty of room for confusion. Here are some basic questions that may help clarify things:

7 Ways To Reduce Comment Spam On Your Blog

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Having a WordPress blog is great but what is the deal with all that comment spam? How do we put a stop to it?! This is how comment spam works: you get a notice about a comment on your blog post and you get excited because it shows that you’re not as invisible as you think you […]

Having a WordPress blog is great but what is the deal with all that comment spam? How do we put a stop to it?!

This is how comment spam works: you get a notice about a comment on your blog post and you get excited because it shows that you’re not as invisible as you think you are. But when you check it, it’s garbled, nonsensical, misspelled mess with links all over the place.

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