crawlable

How to Make Your Site More Crawlable

Making your site crawlable is crucial to improving your SEO. Bots/spiders need to crawl your web pages thoroughly so that they’re indexed properly by search engines and appear in search results. BforBlogging has 10 great tips to increase Google’s crawl rate on your site: 1. Don’t Duplicate Duplication refers to content you’ve copied from other Read more about How to Make Your Site More Crawlable[…]

Customer Service on Social Media

10 Steps to Excellent Customer Service on Social Media

Great customer service used to refer to successful interactions with customers in person, over the phone, or through email. These days, however, the users of products and services are increasingly turning to public platforms—social media sites in particular—to share their feedback, air their grievances, or simply ask questions. Some people see this as a good Read more about 10 Steps to Excellent Customer Service on Social Media[…]

emojis

An Introduction to Emojis for Your Marketing Strategy

Whether they delight or annoy you, emojis are becoming more and more ubiquitous in everyday online communications. As a result, social networks and messaging apps are expanding their emoji options for users, and other businesses are using them to drive their marketing campaigns. Emojis are making enough of an impact that even Google is paying Read more about An Introduction to Emojis for Your Marketing Strategy[…]

entrepreneur

46 Facts Every Entrepreneur Should Know

With the state of today’s job environment, the notion of entrepreneurship is becoming increasingly attractive. However, knowing where to begin and what to expect are two of the main concerns facing would-be entrepreneurs. The infographic below will give you a good idea of the current entrepreneurial world. We’ve summarized some of its key takeaways here: Read more about 46 Facts Every Entrepreneur Should Know[…]

email etiquette

Have You Forgotten Your Email Etiquette?

Email as a communication tool is taken for granted and even abused on a regular basis. I’m certainly guilty of this! However, using this tool carelessly not only leads to missed business opportunities, but can also undermine existing relationships with clients, partners, supervisors, etc. Dan Scalco has put down a simple yet fundamental list of Read more about Have You Forgotten Your Email Etiquette?[…]

schedule

Newbie Blogging Mistake 6: Forgetting to Have a Schedule

In this final post of the Newbie Blogging Mistakes series, I’ll take a look at one of the most important things that you need to do in order to be a successful blogger: creating and sticking to a blog posting schedule. The point of such a schedule is to help you determine how much / Read more about Newbie Blogging Mistake 6: Forgetting to Have a Schedule[…]

content marketing

3 Trends to Revive Your Content Marketing Strategy in 2017

It’s quite depressing when you invest time, money and energy into producing what you think is a great piece of content, only to have a few or even zero users engage with it. Despite research and trying new strategies, this fruitless process can soon become a cycle of disappoint. So where does the problem lie—with your Read more about 3 Trends to Revive Your Content Marketing Strategy in 2017[…]

schedule

Newbie Blogging Mistake 5: Not Promoting and Not Engaging

In the other posts in this series, I discussed newbie blogging mistakes such as ignoring the design of your blog, overdoing SEO, not having a niche, etc. This time, I want to take a look at the mistakes that new bloggers make after they get the actual writing out of the way and publish their Read more about Newbie Blogging Mistake 5: Not Promoting and Not Engaging[…]

schedule

Newbie Blogging Mistake 4: Hitting “Publish” Too Soon

The last newbie blogging mistake I discussed was ignoring or overdoing SEO. This post will delve into what should (and shouldn’t) happen once you’ve written the blog post. It’s tempting, especially when it’s taken you a long time to write, to hit the “Publish” button as soon as you’ve put the content together. However, this Read more about Newbie Blogging Mistake 4: Hitting “Publish” Too Soon[…]

schedule

Newbie Blogging Mistake 3: Ignoring or Overdoing SEO

The previous post in this series discussed the newbie blogging mistake of not writing for a niche. Now, I’m going to talk about the one thing that can be both a gift and a headache for bloggers: search engine optimization (SEO). If you’re just starting out with blogging, it’s easy to focus on only the Read more about Newbie Blogging Mistake 3: Ignoring or Overdoing SEO[…]