If you want your site to rank high on Google, you better keep an eye on the factors that influence the rankings, right? And mind you that you better keep an eye on those regularly, as they might change considerably over the years.
You’ve heard it a thousand times over – content is king. Diligently you tap away at the keyboard, always aiming to write engaging content that will have your readers coming back for more. You know the importance of delivering quality information consistently and, like most webmasters, you wish you had more time and an endless array of amazing article ideas always at the ready!
Recently I was thinking about how much the blogging and Internet marketing scene has changed over the past years. Most of the services and tools I used eight years ago are gone. Some websites that were huge are now struggling to stay alive. So on and so forth.
It’s the dream of every online entrepreneur. But it seems to evade most. Stuck between one idea and the next big thing, most online entrepreneurs struggle to see any of their websites really create traction and substantial financial return.
So, is it better to write content for people or write content for search engines? I trust you know the correct answer to this question. However, writing content for search engines and writing content for people doesn’t have to be mutually exclusive.
Around two years ago Google introduce the Authorship project, which aimed to introduce a new factor to classify and rank web pages: the author of the content. First of all the site would need to follow some guidelines, including clearly displaying the author name of each post, using a rel=author meta tag, and making sure the author had an active Google+ profile.
Once in a while I like to recommend resources and posts from around the web. I believe this helps to expand the community around the site (as the bloggers I mention usually become readers themselves), and it also enriches the content, as you get to read stuff from other people and from different perspectives.
“I am tired of blogging,” a friend told me.
As I resisted the urge to play him the world’s tiniest violin, I asked him why he was tired.
It looks like this will be “Inspiration Week.” Wednesday I mentioned a report I came across containing 212 blog post ideas. Today I came across a similar post. Instead of a report it’s an infographic, containing 71 ideas for blog post titles.
You probably know Zac Johnson, one of the best affiliate marketers around. Earlier this year Zac started a podcast called Rise of the Entrepreneur, and last week I was featured on the latest episode.
Last week while browsing the Web I came across a report titled “212 Blog Post Ideas.” It was created by the DigitalMarketer.com guys, which I had seen in the past, and the report seemed useful, so I decided to download it. It has 73 pages, and the ideas go straight to the point. Here’s a […]
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