X – The All In One WordPress Theme You Need

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"You will never have a second chance to make a good first impression". Having a good design is one of the most important things when you want to take blogging seriously. You want to give your readers an awesome user experience, so they can navigate easily through your website to read your content. So if you use WordPress, you should invest some money, getting a premium … [Read more...]

What You Need to Make Your Blog Mobile-Friendly

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We live in an era where smart phones and tablets are an integral part of our lives. Now there are more people browsing the internet on mobile to those using a desktop computer. There will be 2 billion of smart phone users by 2015, according to this study by eMarketer. And more than 80% of internet users will be from mobile. If you haven't done it yet, then you need to … [Read more...]

13 Common WordPress Mistakes to Avoid

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You may be eager to launch your new blog as soon as possible using WordPress. Before you hit “Enter” for the final time, double-check every step you have taken up to this point. Neglecting a few seemingly unimportant items can make the difference between a successful blog or one that no one visits. Web marketing is all making it easy for readers and customers to find … [Read more...]

3 Fantastic Tools for Bloggers and Internet Marketers

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Working online is just awesome. You meet a lot of people and you never stop learning from them. Also, the more time passes, the more you realize that you need to keep studying, reading and searching for new resources to use in your online journey. In this post I present you three tools you should take a look as a blogger or internet marketer : Oktopost, TrenDemon and … [Read more...]

Murray Newlands Talks about Getting PR for Your Startup – Interesting for Bloggers Too!

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One of the reasons why a significant number of startups fail is due to lack of press. Press helps startups gain exposure and create awareness. These startup companies fail to get journalists to write about them because they are always trying to explain what services and products they offer; this salesy way of reaching people is what turns away most journalists and … [Read more...]

Does Your Website Design Suck? 5 Reasons to Change It!

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If the design of your website or your blog is not good enough, it is very likely that you are going to face one of the following two situations. First, if you are a brand or an SME, you are losing opportunities to do business. This is translated into potential customers running away from your site, because it does not give sufficient guarantees about your … [Read more...]

Eight Methods for getting the Most out of Google Search

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Google’s search engine is a flexible and highly customizable tool. And yet I’m still amazed to find digital marketing professionals who are just unaware of some of the most powerful and essential search techniques. Being able to use just a handful of Google’s most common search operators can open up a whole new dimension in search specificity, allowing you to hone in your … [Read more...]

The Key Elements for Ensuring Optimum Conversion for Your Landing Pages

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Unlike newspapers, which are traditionally mainly used to inform and entertain, landing / squeeze pages are intended to elicit action from users; they are meant to convert and do so aggressively. Though the aggression should not be directed to overwhelming the consumer but poured into being relevant and providing value. The reason landing pages are so popular is due … [Read more...]

8 Amazing Bloggers You Should Follow

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I am sure you have your list of favorite bloggers to follow, but if you have the intention to stay online for a while, then you should keep visiting and reading others resources, in order to build new connections or simply learn something new. I've published a blog post like this last month, and it received a huge response in terms of social sharing, comments and … [Read more...]

8 Must-Read Blogs to Get Inspiration From

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Whether you are new in the blogosphere, or an experienced internet marketer, you have to stay up to date on the latest news and trends, and to do this you have to read a lot. Browsing trough new articles and posts is one of the things you have to keep doing, since you start your own site. You can do this by visiting the blogs you love, grabbing the RSS Feeds or following … [Read more...]

Reasons and Benefits of Using CommentLuv Plugin (I Love It And You Should Too)

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It's been a long time since the day I got my CommentLuv plugin and I've really enjoyed its many benefits on all my blogs. If you are an experienced blogger, I am sure you are already using it on your site. But if you are pretty new in the blogosphere, many be you don't know it or you don't have your copy yet. Now it's the convenient time to get your unlimited license … [Read more...]

How to Speed ​​Up Your WordPress Blog – Optimization Guide to Make it Faster

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40% of internet users leave a site if it takes more than 3 seconds to load, and 47 % of them take for granted that a page loads in 2 seconds, if not less. This is taken from a KISSmetrics article on the basis of a study of Akamai and Gomez.com . What's the loading time of your site? You surely know that Google consider the loading speed of a page as one of the relevant … [Read more...]

How to Create Landing Pages that Make Money

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An effective landing page is the strength of any online marketing campaign. It is therefore imperative to study and test it with the utmost care. Otherwise, potential customers will not perform the action for which the page was designed. But how do you create a landing page that can sell and make money? In other words, you want to maximize the conversion rate of … [Read more...]

How to Become a Successful Blogger : 18 Steps to Follow

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The dream of every blogger is to become successful : building a great community with many comments and visits, receiving compliments for your interesting content and being recognized as an authoritative blogger. In this post you are going to read some tips which are going to help you to achieve this success. So what are the best strategies to improve your … [Read more...]