Is Guest Blogging Really Over?UPDATE 2019: When I originally wrote this post in 2014 there were big conversations going on about how guest blogging was no longer going to work as an SEO tool. Boy were they wrong. I decided to update this post so you could see what guest blogging is doing for...
5 Tricks for Using Keywords In Your Blog Posts
Using keywords in your blog posts is one way to make sure that your audience sees your posts. I know there is a lot of confusion about keywords (and many people who will charge you a lot of money to find them for you).
Quite simply, keywords are just the words that people type into Google or their search engine of choice to find you. One of the best ways to find keywords (besides using the google keyword tool) is to join forums and facebook groups with your ideal clients — take note of the words they use to describe their problems. Those are likely to be excellent keywords for you.
Blogging for Beginners: 3 Tips that Guarantee SuccessWhether you’re new to online business or you’ve been in business for a while and are new to blogging, blogging for beginners can be a period of overwhelm. You know you’re “supposed” to blog, but you have no idea how to get results from your efforts. Many small...
Six Steps to Creating Share-Worthy Content for Your Blog
Today, I thought I would quickly cover the six steps to a blog that people want to share with others. Just blogging every day is not enough. Creating quality content will entice people to share your posts and bring more traffic (and potential customers) to your site.
5 Ways to Get Blog Post Ideas
What is stopping you from blogging? Are you worried about not having enough information to write about? The one thing I can tell you is that you have within your immediate grasp enough information in your brain to write your first several blog posts. You can worry about the rest later.
A Quick Guide to Google Keyword PlannerAre you writing blog posts on your website but no one seems to be paying attention? The real question is are you writing blog posts that people want to read? There is an easy way for you to know what people want to read. It is called The Google Keyword Planner. When...
5 Reasons To Use Pictures In Your Marketing
A picture is worth a thousand words. Here are five reasons for using pictures in your marketing and two ways to find great pictures to use.
5 Blog Marketing Techniques
Whether you are a new blogger, or one that has been blogging for a while, you are probably wondering how to get more sales, visitors, and readers to your blog on a weekly basis. Marketing your blog the right way will give you the results that you are looking for.
Is Blogging Dead or Your Secret Weapon?Since the beginning of Decisive Minds, I have been preaching the idea of Blogging as a great way to build your business. You create valuable content, people read it, and all is good, right? And it used to be that blogging, by itself, was an amazing way to build your...
Free Blog Course: “Daily Plan to Finally Start Your Email List Building” – Part 2 of 4This blog course is designed to help you get more email list subscribers. When it comes to list-building there are certain things that we must have in place for it to work. If you missed Part 1 of this 4 part series, click here to get caught up. Week 1 was focused on...
Overcoming Social Media Procrastination
I’ve noticed that whenever I post about consistency and creating an effective social media strategy, some people start getting overwhelmed and believe that social media is out of their reach. It really isn’t!