Articles by Luana Spinetti

7 Unusual (But Powerful) Social Networks For Freelance Bloggers

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Updated 2021-09-22
  • By Luana Spinetti
Which social networks have helped you build the strongest community around your blog so far? Before we introduce the net…

5 Simple PHP Scripts To Help Increase Website-led Conversions

  • Inbound Marketing
  • Updated 2022-02-08
  • By Luana Spinetti
Users love to receive recognition for their visits. Think of it: doesn't it make a big difference when you enter a place…

How To Write An Outstanding Blog Post When The World Breaks Loose (In and Outside of You)

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2021-04-28
  • By Luana Spinetti
It's tough to remember you have a blog to maintain and grow when everything breaks around you – and you wind up br…

9 Actionable Tips For Effective Pinterest Marketing

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Updated 2021-02-08
  • By Luana Spinetti
If there's something that makes 21st century people entirely different from 19th or even 20th century people, it's their…

You Are Doing It Wrong! 9 Blog Marketing Mistakes to Avoid Like Plague

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2017-11-08
  • By Luana Spinetti
Blog promotion was never easy for me. The fear of getting “too salesy” might have played a role, but more of…

How To Create Effective Content Roundups And Boost Your Traffic

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2017-07-12
  • By Luana Spinetti
As you work on a roundup piece for your blog or newsletter, you may be thinking something along these lines: “This…

How Super Bloggers Work: Getting Efficient with A Blog Schedule

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2022-01-10
  • By Luana Spinetti
Managing a blog is not easy work, especially if you strive to publish quality posts that your readers love while you mus…

10 Essential Rules for Effective Snapchat Marketing

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Updated 2020-10-26
  • By Luana Spinetti
According to Statista, Snapchat reached 200 million active users in September 2016. The US user base can count on 37% of…

10 Essential Rules for Effective LinkedIn Marketing

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Updated 2017-01-12
  • By Luana Spinetti
LinkedIn can count on a smaller user base compared to Facebook and Twitter, but the numbers are still relevant for blogg…

How to Sell An Online Course On A Non-Popular Topic (And Generate Traffic)

  • Online Business
  • Updated 2021-12-23
  • By Luana Spinetti
Why should you want to try and sell an online course on a mostly unknown topic? You know anything less than popular will…

How (Not) to Monetize Your Blog Newsletter. The Practical Guide

  • Inbound Marketing
  • Updated 2019-07-04
  • By Luana Spinetti
You have your fabulous blog newsletter up and running. It's doing a great job at attracting subscribers, and you make su…

10 Essential Rules For Effective Instagram Marketing

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Updated 2021-04-29
  • By Luana Spinetti
2020 is the year of Instagram. The platform ranks among the top 6 leading social networks worldwide according to Statist…

6 Indicators that Your Blog Post Idea Might Go Viral

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2017-09-25
  • By Luana Spinetti
You always start with an idea. The idea may come to you from any source, book, blog, magazine, or life event. And potent…

11 Free Wordpress Plugins to Increase Opt-Ins, Shares and Conversions

  • WordPress
  • Updated 2017-03-13
  • By Luana Spinetti
As a blogger, you know you can't afford to do everything all by yourself. It would take months or years to learn the pra…

8 Methods To Speed Up Writing and Produce Quality Blog Posts

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated 2018-10-25
  • By Luana Spinetti
Writing a blog post isn't easy, but writing a blog post that converts is even more difficult. You have audience data to …

Contextual Advertising For Bloggers – Ethical Practices and Relevance

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2018-11-08
  • By Luana Spinetti
As a blogger, there have been times when I looked for more ways to monetize my blogs than just with sponsored posts and …

How To Use DeviantART to Build A Loyal Community Around Your Blog

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Updated 2020-06-19
  • By Luana Spinetti
Have you ever given DeviantART a chance as your content promotion channel? I added DeviantART to my list of unusual yet …

Email Outreach For Bloggers – 5 Successful Messages That Create Relationships

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2018-05-29
  • By Luana Spinetti
Email outreach is scary, isn't it? Heck, I know! I get the chills every time I have to reach out to a stranger to simply…

7 Storytelling Techniques to Conquer Your Blog Readership

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated 2020-06-20
  • By Luana Spinetti
Years ago, when I started niche blogging, I used to keep my storytelling skills confined to the ‘creative writing'…

A Business Guide To Blog Sponsorships and SEO

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2022-03-24
  • By Luana Spinetti
Business needs, blogger needs, Google's needs – it can be difficult to marry the three without hiccups. Sometimes,…

Get The Most Out Of These 15 Blog Idea Generators (Fill Your Editorial Calendar!)

  • Web Tools
  • Updated 2016-12-10
  • By Luana Spinetti
Sometimes you just get stuck trying to come up with a great headline that will make your visitors go “Wow! I must …

Learn How To Be A Blogger With “Guts” From This (Failed) SEO Challenge

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2022-03-24
  • By Luana Spinetti
Are you a blogger with “guts”? Starting a blog can be difficult; earning an audience can be even more challe…

Domain Name Budgeting Between TLD Price Rises and the Crisis

  • Web Tools
  • Updated 2019-09-23
  • By Luana Spinetti
Jerry's note: This is an old article published by Luana in September 2015; it has been updated multiple times since then…

6 Ways Keeping In Touch With Your SEO Contacts Can Help You Win Long-Lasting Partnerships

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2019-07-04
  • By Luana Spinetti
Have you ever noticed a similarity amongst your SEO contacts? A simple thing, actually. They are in your same niche or i…

37 Elements of User Engagement – UX, Conversions, Loyalty

  • Website Design
  • Updated 2020-08-03
  • By Luana Spinetti
Users love to return to their favorite websites. Often. They especially love them when they feel a connection to the des…

9 Wordpress Codes To Spice Up Your Blog and Improve UX

  • WordPress
  • Updated 2022-04-11
  • By Luana Spinetti
Wordpress is easy to configure and install, ready to go as soon as you publish your blog. But relying on Wordpress' defa…

Google SEO and the Marketing Aftermath – 4 Foods For Thought

  • Online Business
  • Updated 2017-04-03
  • By Luana Spinetti
On June 29th I met with two friends who work in the web design field in addition to being talented musicians. We talked …

9 Ways a Personal Blogger Can Turn Into a Niche Blogger

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2022-04-11
  • By Luana Spinetti
Who's the personal blogger? A dreamer, someone would say. A person with too much free time, someone else would complain.…

12 Ways To Understand Your Audience (And Deliver Stellar Content)

  • Inbound Marketing
  • Updated 2022-04-11
  • By Luana Spinetti
You're a blogger with a hungry readership. Or a copywriter, with a pretty needy client. Or – why not? – A ge…

Time To Wear The Editor’s Hat! 9 Reasons Why Guest Posts Are A Clever Idea

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated 2014-02-14
  • By Luana Spinetti
Your blog speaks with your voice – everybody knows that. Fair enough, since your blog exists primarily for you to …

6 Pieces of Blogging Software You May Have Not Heard About

  • Web Tools
  • Updated 2020-01-20
  • By Luana Spinetti
The blogosphere is cluttered with more or less sophisticated journals, more or less professional and competitive, more t…

6 Tips to Secure Your Domain Name from Domain Thieves

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated 2020-11-02
  • By Luana Spinetti
Domain thieves? Yes, a sly subcategory of those domain buyers and resellers we call domainers. To buy a dropped or expir…