Do you ever feel scared or unconfident? Most bloggers do at times – and sadly, some give up within a few weeks (or even before they’ve launched their blog at all). We all have moments when the road ahead looks very long and difficult, and at these times, a few words of wisdom can be […]
When people ask me what are the essential tools I use online, on top of my list there’s always Google Webmaster Tools. It gives you a ton of information about how Google sees your site, problems you might be having and optimization suggestions.
Here’s a mistake that I see coming up all too often in the blogging world: using white text on a black or coloured background. The most readable combination is black text on a white background (in practice, this is usually very dark grey text on a very light grey background, to avoid the contrast being […]
This is a guest post by SEO expert Joe Williams. One of the best ways to improve your SEO is to stay up-to-date with Search Engine’s algorithm changes. And in case you didn’t hear Google just had a big one – the biggest in over 10 years! Google announced on the eve of its 15th birthday […]
One frequent mistake bloggers make is to leave their post permalinks (URLs) as the WordPress default. This is actually becoming less common, as WordPress now prompts you to change the permalink structure … but if your blog’s been running for a while, you may be missing out on traffic due to poor permalinks. The two […]
Did you know that around 60% of all retail prices end with a 9 digit? No one is sure about why the digit 9 in specific, but most marketers and economists know that ending a price with it tends to increase sales.
Not every blog makes money. And not every blogger wants to. That’s fine. But if you’re blogging with the hope of making money, and you’re currently getting little or nothing for your efforts, you might need to stop thinking of your “blog” and start thinking of your “business”. Some bloggers will say that their blog […]
One great way to make your blog more engaging is to write your posts in a conversational way – as though you’re chatting to the reader over coffee. When you do this well, your posts will put the reader at the centre, hold their attention, and encourage them to comment. The problem is, a lot […]
Do you wish you were more confident? A couple of weeks ago, DailyBlogTips reader Joseph Anzai left this comment: I’m always worried that it just wont be good enough. I end up gathering more and more information hoping that I will write the best post ever when in reality I have all the information but […]
You can blog about all sorts of things – but if you’re giving advice on “making a living online,” “blogging for money,” or anything like that, and you’ve not yet done it yourself, then you’re making a mistake.
Around four months ago I had a pretty interesting idea for an application. The development of such application is very complex, however, as it will require some artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms.
Daniel and I are very happy today to be able to announce our brand new course, Get Blogging. It’s aimed at new bloggers who haven’t yet got their blog online – though if you’re a little bit further along the road than that, you’re still very welcome to join. Click here to get all the […]