How to Edit Your Blog Posts Like a Pro

It’s every blogger’s worst nightmare. Your latest post gets shared by a big-name blogger, and you start getting lots of traffic. Hurrah! But then someone sends you an email (or worse, leaves a comment) pointing out a glaring mistake in the first paragraph. Mistakes can knock your reader’s confidence in you. A study in the […]

Private blog networks: A great way to get your site penalized

Columnist Kevin Rowe explains what private blog networks (PBNs) are, how to identify them, and why you should steer clear. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Private blog networks: A great way to get your site penalized

Columnist Kevin Rowe explains what private blog networks (PBNs) are, how to identify them, and why you should steer clear. The post Private blog networks: A great way to get your site penalized appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About […]

216: How to Create a Style Guide for Your Blog (and Why You Should)

How and Why You Should Create Style Guides for Your Blog In today’s episode, I talk about style guides for blogs – why they’re important, and what elements you should include in yours. Links and Resources for How to Create a Style Guide for Your Blog AP Stylebook The Chicago Manual of Style Virtual Tickets […]

Do You Really Need Another Blog Post? Why Content Marketing Needs More Flexibility

For at least a decade, the 500-word blog post has been the atomic unit of content marketing. Marketers like Joe Pulizzi and Marcus Sheridan built their entire careers on blogging. In Joe’s case, he started the blog without a business plan or a product, and developed both after building an audience through insightful, valuable blog […]

Help Us Improve: The 2017 Moz Blog Reader Survey Is Here

Posted by Trevor-Klein It’s been a couple of years since we last asked you all about what you enjoy most (and least) about the Moz Blog, and to say our company and our industry had changed in those couple of years would be an enormous understatement. We saw SERPs continue to add new features and […]

9 Ways Influencer Outreach Can Help You and Your Blog

Here on ProBlogger, we have a lot of tips on influencer outreach – how to reach out to influencers and pitch to them. Here are just a few of the resources we have available: How to Approach Influencers in Your Niche (podcast episode) How to Grow Your Blog by Interviewing Influencers 7 Powerful Non-SEO Reasons to […]

How to Create a Reader Avatar for Your Blog

For several years, I’ve been using Reader Avatars (also called Reader Profiles or Personas) on my blogs – and I’ve found them very effective and helpful. To create your first reader avatar, you’ll need to spend some time thinking and writing about a type of reader that you’re either attempting to reach or who is […]

How to Choose Dynamic Images for Your Blog Posts

I’m a content writer, not a graphic designer. My job is to make the words dance, to convey useful information in an entertaining way. As such, for a long time visuals were just an afterthought for me. Yeah, a blog needs a header image. So after I’m done writing I’ll slap something on there, check […]

Your Blog Design is Bollocks (And How You’re Gonna Fix it)

One page, one purpose. If you’ve spent any time in the CRO world, or read even a single article on landing page optimization, you’ll have heard this catchy little slogan. And yet, unlike the majority of marketing advice containing little substance, this is a phrase which can drastically change the effectiveness of your site’s pages. […]