There are more social networks and communities out there, some pretty unusual and little-heard among bloggers, but definitely powerful if you play your cards well.
Which cards, you may ask? Here’s a list:
- Your niche or industry
- Your target audience
- Your specific approach and the angle around which you built your core message.
The 8 unusual but powerful social networks introduced in this post will work best for you if you have those three pointers (really your USP, Unique Selling Proposition) already clear in your mind.
How can you drive new visitors to your blog and create unique content that no one else has?
Interviewing experts in areas that relate to your blog topic is a smart move for several reasons.
Check in this post how to find interview subjects, contacting them, prepare the interview and create a stellar post!
Nervous about connecting with influencers at your next conference. You shouldn't be.
Aaron Orendorff and Nadya Khoja got 26 of #CMWorld's 2016 headliners to answer one question:
"How should you connect with influencers at a conference ... without being weird or bothersome?"
Not only will the answers get you ready, but the post contains everything you need to start connecting your favorite headliner with just a clicks (seriously).
One of the scariest things for new bloggers to do is ask for pay for their work.
While sponsorships can be a vital source of income for a successful blogger, too many of us are terrified to ask for enough payment for what we are actually worth.
Here are 4 steps to pitching a brand or client that have worked for me, especially when I was afraid to ask.
South by Southwest (SXSW) is a big party where music, film, and technology experts come together to share their knowledge, grab a taco, and have a drink together. South by Southwest Interactive dubbed ‘spring break for geeks,’ which means lots of drinking, networking, and brand activations.
Here’s one for you: Where do you usually go if you want to discover some cool new WordPress-related tools?
Google works well, clearly. So does WordPress.org if you’re looking for plugins.
Last but not least, various list posts on your favorite WordPress blogs are a great source of inspiration too. I guess the number of times I got a good plugin or tool recommendation from a list article goes in the hundreds…
But there’s also a different way to discover cool WordPress-related tools.
Just like you’re seeing in the headline, it’s Product Hunt.
Have you considered network marketing? If so, this article shows you how to research direct sales and MLM companies using the BBB, Glassdoor, Facebook, and LinkedIn with direct links for 150+ popular companies.
Looking for places to promote your business online?
Online marketing has changed so much in the past few years that some of the basic practices of promotions are nothing more than spamming in 2015. Article marketing and directory submissions are two practice that are not even mentioned any more.