Friday, December 30, 2011

WordPress Image Sliders And Galleries That Kick Ass

Four things I doubt you know about me:

I love me some plugins; I've got 52 installed on this blog at the moment
I spent 12 years of my life working with photographers
My Fotolia.com subscription ended yesterday :( Goodbye awesome visuals.
I've had 6 different sliders on my homepage and 5 different galleries in the internal pages in the last year (not to mention I've been through a barrel more when hunting down the perfect photo plugin for past clients)

Something you probably do

WordPress Image Sliders And Gallery Plugins

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Here's How I Get Blog Traffic

Blog Traffic
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Whether or not it's important to work on getting blog traffic is based on your goals.

I've got two goals.

Increased readership and making money. (not to be mistaken with this blog's mission: To help other bloggers promote their blogs)

How do we achieve enough traffic to make money? How do we get more people to read our posts?
The Most Important

Get Traffic To Your Blog

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Organize Your Blog for Better Business

Going From Blog To Business? Get Organized!
As I mentioned in "Can you go from blog to business?" You need to realize your niche if you’re an established blog. This is not the same as picking a niche. Picking a niche is for people who are starting out.

Once you have an established blog, realizing your niche is understanding who your readers are, what you like posting about the most and reviewing your posts to prioritize the ones your readers engage with most and the ones that get the most

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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Klout - Bitchin or Something To Bitch About?

Now ya'll know me, I don't usually write about trending topics, but I've got Klout on the brain, so I figured, what the hell, I'll share too.
Klout on the Brain
In the past 3 days I've read 3 posts about Klout, an article about Klout's new enhancements/improvements and I've spent a bit of time on my Klout Dashboard.

I'm a big fan of Liz Strauss, her writing is impeccable and I've learned quite a bit from her. So, 3 days ago, when I read Liz' personal Klout Story, I started thinking do I

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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Blog Promotion Tips

Looking for ways to promote your posts?
I know, blog promotion can be hard. Esspecially if you're a new blogger and not sure where to start.

Or what if you have a 9 to 5?

Or kids to chase?

Blog promotion can be time consuming.

But you've got to start somewhere right? I mean, you're here because you want to promote your blog.

So, start small. You've got great writing you want to share. You want visitors. You want readers. You want interaction.

SO, start with one thing. Maybe

Blog Promotion Tips

Monday, December 19, 2011

Why Bloggers Are Getting Their Asses Kicked By Niche Marketers

Bloggers Are Letting Niche Marketers Bury Them
Now Bloggers, even beginners, are naturally niche marketers, though the majority of us start our blogs just to blog and we are known as Bloggers and haven't even considered ourselves marketers.

The smarter of us (not including me) will start their blog with a specific topic and audience in mind. The rest of us (including me) start on a general personal subject and then gravitate towards like minded people, thus building a relationship and a

Learn to Promote Your Blog Like A Marketer Here