Guest post by Karol Gajda of Ridiculously Extraordinary
If you’ve got a Web presence (blog or otherwise) that you’re monetizing this may be one of the most eye-opening articles you read this year.
If you’re selling anything or collecting e-mail subscribers (or you plan to eventually) and you don’t know your conversion rates you’re running blind.
Thankfully Google makes it very easy for you to track your stats. A seemingly little-known feature of free Google Analytics is something called Goals.
Continue reading How Much Are Your Visitors Worth? Google Will Tell You… For Free!
Guest post by Mars Dorian of marsdorian.com
I luv Lady Gaga, but hate her music. Wait, what?
Ok, I don’t hate her music, I simply don’t care about it. What I do care about is how a Yankee girl built a one woman empire from scratch. She’s one of the most followed peeps on Twitter (almost 5 million followers!) and influences the whole wide world.
I have taken some of her methods and applied them to blogging. My traffic increased significantly during the last weeks, and now I know why. Let me show you the 3 biggest Gaga steps to spread your digital influence.
Continue reading What Lady Gaga Can Teach You About Spreading Your Influence
Guest post by Srinivas Rao of BlogcastFM
As somebody who runs a site on which the only content is interviews with bloggers, I’m a big believer in the power of interviews to generate traffic to a blog. BlogcastFM was the byproduct of a weekly series called Interviews With up and Coming Bloggers I ran on my personal blog for about three months.
Continue reading How to Use Interviews to Increase Traffic to Your Blog
Guest post by Greg Rollett of Rock Star Lifestyle Design
Love him, hate him, or just watch his antics on reality tv (like when he made some hip-hop wannabe’s walk across Manhatten to get him some cheese cake), Diddy knows how to keep his name in the limelight and drive traffic to his businesses.
As an Internet Entrepreneur, blogger or someone looking to break into this lifestyle, we all try really hard to build processes and systems and leverage technology to spend our days living passionately about something and spending as few hours on traditional work as possible.
Continue reading The Diddy Guide to Constant Creativity and Relentless Marketing
Guest post by J. D. Bentley of Wage Slave Rebel
Twelve weeks ago I was an entirely different blogger. Hell, I wonder if you could even call me a blogger back then. I was struggling just to churn out three decent posts per week. And guest posting? Forget it. Who had the time.
I’d put it off all day and then when I finally made myself sit down at the computer I’d just stare at a blank page. It could take me anywhere from two to six hours just to get a single 600 word post out the door and the worst of it was that these posts weren’t two-to-six-hours worth of good.
Continue reading How to Become an 800% Faster Writer in 12 Weeks
Guest post by Thursday Bram of Hyper Modern Consulting
Good content can be the key to getting readers to visit your site day after day: if they know that you’re going to have a great blog post up or you’ve created an excellent resource for them, your traffic stats are going to reflect that fact.
But you can easily wind up facing a dilemma. You can write all that great content for your site, or you can spend that time on your customers, promoting your site and everything that goes along with meeting your goals. Content creation can be one of the most time-consuming tasks on your plate — just writing three blog posts a week can eat up hours that you may not have.
That’s where a little help can come in handy.
Continue reading Like a Spare Pair of Hands: How to Hire a Freelance Writer