Like a Spare Pair of Hands: How to Hire a Freelance Writer

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.

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Should You Respond to Every Blog Comment?

Answering blog comments is like meeting new friends.

Guest post by Matt Cheuvront of Life Without Pants

When Corbett asked me to share ONE tip about building traffic, one thing immediately came to mind before all else: conversation.

From start to finish and at the end of the day, this is what it has always come down to for me. Conversation — and doing everything I can to encourage it both on (and off) my blog.

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Guest Blogging: 10 Reasons Why Your Submission Was Rejected

Guest blogging submission rejected?

If you’ve submitted a guest post to another blog recently, congratulations. Guest blogging is one of the best ways to build your audience and attract new visitors to your website or blog.

Unfortunately, not every one of your guest post submissions will be accepted. This is especially true of the more popular blogs out there. Some blogs receive tens or hundreds of guest post proposals every month while publishing only a handful of submissions.

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Think Traffic Made the BIGLIST! Welcome Top Rank Readers

Think Traffic on the BIGLIST

And it’s no April Fools joke. Think Traffic was included today in Top Rank Marketing’s BIGLIST of best online marketing blogs on the net. We even made the top of the review (complete with screenshot).

I’d like to welcome readers from Top Rank here, and say that I’m honored to be part of such a great list of marketing blogs. Especially considering Think Traffic is just two weeks old.

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The 5 Most Effective Things I’ve Done To Increase Traffic In The Past 6 Months

Guest post by Robb Sutton of RobbSutton.com

Traffic is gold in the blogging world. While you can see a lot of success with a smaller amount of traffic, it is much easier when you have 1,000’s of targeted readers all soaking up your content.

Over the past 6 months, I have done some things on my blogs not only to increase traffic, but also to increase click-through to other articles on my blog. Here are some of the things you can do to see the same kinds of results.

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