I came across two excellent posts recently which I think can be very helpful for anyone who owns a blog. Some aspects of these posts apply particularly to WordPress blogs, but many points are far more universal.
I believe the following rules apply to any type of project or endeavor, and are crucial to success but far too easily overlooked. Keeping these rules in mind can not only save you time, but possibly make the difference between success and failure in any activity, business, or enterprise.
don’t distract, detract from your design, or scream “I’m an Ad!” A general rule which usually works for me is to keep the background color of my ads the same as the background color surrounding them, the text and URL the same color as the text on the page, and the title the same color […]
There seem to be an endless quantity of eBooks and training materials available on the subject of Search Engine Optimization. Some of these are very good and others are not. But its sometimes struck me as interesting, how seldom I hear people recommending the free SEO advice which is available from the horse’s mouth itself […]
Lately there seem to be quite a few bloggers using contests to get more traffic to their blogs. Smart idea, if your blog is already big enough and/or you have some resources or connections. One example is this post here at John Cow, http://www.johncow.com/win-big-time-with-storestacker/. It’s like a virtual raffle where you earn more raffle tickets […]
Holly is well known for teaching people to work from home and make money online. Her eBook can be easily read, understood, and used, by even the complete beginner. But those who have been involved in Internet Marketing for years can still learn and benefit from her eBook.