Learn how to reduce bounce rate and boost conversion through five strategies that will keep readers coming back for more! When you started blogging, you probably thought that it was just about putting some words on the screen and ‘talking’ with readers. I can’t help but smile because that’s what I thought and it is soooo far off from the truth. Truly successful blogging means constantly improving your message and analyzing ways to build readership.…

There are probably more email marketing tools than there are email accounts in the world. Put these 6 email tools at the top of your list to test, design and share your message. It seems I come across new email marketing tools every day. Some app or website that is supposed to turn your email list into pure gold and convert readers to buyers. If only it were that simple. More often than not, most…

MailChimp automation using this simple three-step process can help boost loyalty and engagement in your email subscribers We all know that email lists are pure gold, right? If someone relates enough with your blog to offer up their personal email address, then you’ve got a direct connection with someone that is likely to be a target customer or at least care about what you have to say. But how many blogs and businesses actually use…

Try these four simple strategies to build your email list and really build a community around your blog! Of all the ways to promote a blog and grow your online business, the most effective you will ever find is through your email list. We guard our email addresses so jealously that each of these contacts can be pure gold to your marketing efforts. Think about the number of blogs you visit every day and the…

New blogs can be excruciatingly slow to build traffic. Use these two steps to find influencers to boost blog traffic quickly. Start a new blog and it doesn’t matter how great your content is, sometimes it feels like you’re just talking to yourself. It’s the top reason that most bloggers quit withinsix months. They spend all their time on content and it’s all wasted because no one reads what they have to say. I’ve been…

Email subscribers can be pure gold to your blog but too many bloggers fail to connect with their email list. Use this process to get more from your email list marketing. One of a blogger’s best resources is their email list. People are extremely guarded about handing over their email so anyone that is willing to sign up to your subscriber list is already telling you they want to hear what you have to say…and…

Time and time again pundits have forecasted the death of email marketing.This time, they said, Facebook Pages or Twitter profiles will kill email marketing. Page Likes are better than email addresses, they said. But today, Facebook announced Lead Adsthat let businesses and marketers run ads on Facebook to collect email addresses from users. This makes the whole process of collecting leads faster and simpler because people don’t even have to type their email address to…

Start an active blog or a website and it doesn’t take long to realize what goes on behind the scenes makes blogging…a job. You started blogging because you love writing about the subject and being part of a community, not because you want to spend hours sifting through spam comments and checking for broken links. Fortunately, there are some great WordPress plugins available that will take care of the menial work that comes with running…

Any plugin that could help promote my website or bring more people to the site is pure gold. Even with tens of thousands of visitors a month, blogging can be a solitary profession and sometimes it feels like you’re talking to yourself. Some of the best WordPress plugins are the ones that make social sharing and SEO easier. All in one SEO Pack This is really the first must-have WordPress plugin on the list. The…

The speed your website loads is extremely important for two reasons. We are a fast-food society and anything that doesn’t happen within milliseconds is too slow for a lot of people. A site that loads slowly will lose visitors and potential revenue. Google has repeatedly pointed out the importance of load speed in its search algorithm as well. The world’s largest search engine doesn’t want to send its traffic to a slow site. Keep your…