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.
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I don’t remember when I first encountered Tiny Buddha on Twitter, but I was immediately impressed.
The concept is simple: wise quotes and simple wisdom for complex lives. Lori Deschene, Tiny Buddha’s creator tweets about one quote a day, and occasionally links to the Tiny Buddha website or other interesting sites. That simple formula has built a giant social media following, with nearly 90,000 Twitter followers and over 9,000 facebook fans.
To find out how Lori has built such a big audience in a short time, I caught up with her to ask about her secrets. In this interview, you’ll find out how Tiny Buddha has grown from just a Twitter account into a popular website and upcoming book. You’ll also hear Lori’s tips for growing your own online audience.
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Imagine getting a highly-paid expert to spend an hour with you on the phone to solve your biggest problems… for free. Then, imagine turning the results of that consultation into killer content for your own site that your readers devour and share like crazy.
Imagine that the expert not only does all of this for free, but that he or she also helps you promote the content you created from the interview.
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Naomi Dunford is known for her brash personality and unconventional approach to business. It’s exactly those traits that have made her small business marketing site IttyBiz such a standout in a crowded market.
Naomi often says what other people might be too afraid to say because it wouldn’t be “professional,” and this interview is no exception. If you think Naomi’s approach to marketing is just adding some swearing or sex talk, think again.
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Jacob Gube runs one of the hottest and fastest-growing web design blogs in the world. In just over two years, Six Revisions has attracted over 50,000 RSS subscribers and published over 500 useful articles for web designers and developers.
In this interview, you’ll learn how Jacob started such a phenomenally popular site and the strategies he has used to grow it so quickly.
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