7 Crucial On Site Steps to Increase Blog Traffic

increase-blog-trafficA blog can be one of the most effective internet marketing solutions available, but only if your optimal clients can see it. How does that happen? Where IS everybody?

With this post I’ll provide you some easy on-site adjustments you can create for your own blog that will help boost your online search engine exposure, increase blog traffic and produce more targeted leads and conversions for your company…which is ultimately what you’re looking for, right?

Why are blogs such effective tools for SEO (search engine optimization) and online exposure ? Because each and every blog post you write becomes another web page. And every web page is another opportunity to rank well for a specific search your ideal customer is doing right now. [Read more...]

The 10 Vital Steps I Take to Increase Blog Traffic One Post at a Time

ten-steps-ti-increase-blog-trafficSo you’ve created an awe inspiring blog post, some of the best content to hit your website yet, hit the publish button, and then waited for the traffic to start pouring in to read and engage with your brilliant creation which took 4.5 hours to write, edit and optimize. And then you waited. And waited……crickets chirping…..

Unfortunately, all you heard were -well, see above. Of course your mom visited the site and said it was AMAZING. She’s your #1 fan :) But she’s also your… ONLY fan…

Why? Because you’re missing a critical piece of the blogging puzzle. Here’s the thing most of us, including myself when I was starting out -don’t understand. Your content in and of itself is only a small piece of the puzzle. Boom.

The fact is that without actively promoting your content, systematically, your blog is STILL going to be in nowheresville. Actually I take that back. Your work must be inspiring and must create great value otherwise even if it is promoted no one will read it. So the number 1 step is to of course create GREAT value. That being said…. * Content is only king if someone other than your mother can see it. * [Read more...]

The 4 Best Ways to Monetize a Blog

The 4 Best Ways to Monetize a Blog

Monetize a blog or website by  using the following strategies I outline in this video.  Affiliate marketing, writing product or book reviews, using Google Adsense and selling your own products such as ebooks, CD’s, training video’s, etc. will get you off on the right track.

First things first though. None of this can happen without this happening first. So let’s monetize that blog and make some money. The 4 best ways to monetize a blog in order of priority. Creating multiple streams of income is the ultimate goal, right? You hear it everywhere and it sounds oh so good.

So pay attention. I get you going here, and for additional help, contact me here

How to Use the Facebook See First Option on Mobile

facebook-see-first-option-for-mobile I’ve gotten a number of emails since publishing last weeks blog on the new Facebook  feature, See First.  Thought I’d throw out a quickie on how to use the Facebook See First option on mobile, since more and more folks are looking at our content via mobile devices, as we know, and choosing content from there. In my Google Analytics, my viewers were 72% mobile last month. 72%!

Therefore, here is clarity on how to navigate to the See First option on an iphone. Android users, as of this writing, your See First mobile features are still in development.

  • On your Facebook app,  scroll to the bottom of your news feed menu, and click into more on the bottom right

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  • You’ll come to this screen, with lots of options. Scroll down to settings and hit News Feed Preferences:

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  • Click into it and voila! This page appears. Hit Prioritize who to see first, up top, under Mr. Crabs:

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Whether we’re thrilled with it or not, the See First option is an important one for us to know about and educate our followers on. It’s here to stay. We will quickly find out who our brand ambassadors are vs. who merely liked our page because we asked them to. Making it work to our advantage is going to be even more of an uphill battle now, but one we need to take on, and in the long run, as I discussed with my team today, one which is going to force us to create quality content that talks to our followers needs, and offers solutions, if we want them to stick around and see our content at all.

So get creative, go for the pain/solution and most of all add value. It’s going to be the only way to be heard above the noise from here on in. And if you’re frustrated or need help, feel free to contact me

 

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