Articles by Luana Spinetti

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

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Updated Jun 19, 2020
  • By Luana Spinetti
Have you ever given DeviantART a chance as your content promotion channel? I added DeviantART to my list of unusual yet effective platforms for bloggers here at WHSR and quite a lot of readers told me…

Email Outreach For Bloggers – 5 Successful Messages That Create Relationships

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated May 29, 2018
  • 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 make a new friend, let alone to ask for something – a review, a collabora…

7 Storytelling Techniques to Conquer Your Blog Readership

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Jun 20, 2020
  • By Luana Spinetti
Years ago, when I started niche blogging, I used to keep my storytelling skills confined to the ‘creative writing' label and I used nothing but cold, objective, descriptive words in my first art…

A Business Guide To Blog Sponsorships and SEO

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Nov 08, 2018
  • By Luana Spinetti
Business needs, blogger needs, Google's needs – it can be difficult to marry the three without hiccups. Sometimes, the world of sponsorships is marked with controversies. I'm sure you are well f…

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

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • 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 read that!” and hook them to the post, start to finish. It's difficult whe…

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

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jan 20, 2020
  • By Luana Spinetti
Are you a blogger with “guts”? Starting a blog can be difficult; earning an audience can be even more challenging. But when you set out to challenge a popular figure or a concept, you will…

Domain Name Budgeting Between TLD Price Rises and the Crisis

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Sep 23, 2019
  • 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. In my opinion, majority of the points and tactics shared in this article are s…

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

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jul 04, 2019
  • By Luana Spinetti
Have you ever noticed a similarity amongst your SEO contacts? A simple thing, actually. They are in your same niche or industry. It doesn’t matter if you’re a blogger, an agency, a business owner or a…

37 Elements of User Engagement – UX, Conversions, Loyalty

  • Website Design
  • Updated Aug 03, 2020
  • By Luana Spinetti
Users love to return to their favorite websites. Often. They especially love them when they feel a connection to the design, the community and the owner. In my 11 years of experience as a web designer…

22 Free Materials Bloggers Can Use For Research

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jun 20, 2020
  • By Luana Spinetti
I used to complain that there are no enough free materials for bloggers on the Web. Well, turns out I was wrong— there are tons of research and learning materials online, many more than I could …

9 WordPress Codes To Spice Up Your Blog and Improve UX

  • WordPress
  • Updated Oct 26, 2020
  • By Luana Spinetti
WordPress is easy to configure and install, ready to go as soon as you publish your blog. But relying on WordPress' default options might result in a loss on your behalf: Less functionality Bored user…

Google SEO and the Marketing Aftermath – 4 Foods For Thought

  • Online Business
  • Updated Apr 03, 2017
  • 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 about SEO and marketing until midnight and my head is still high on all the good…

9 Ways a Personal Blogger Can Turn Into a Niche Blogger

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jan 20, 2020
  • By Luana Spinetti
Who's the personal blogger? A dreamer, someone would say. A person with too much free time, someone else would complain. Not one nor another, I say. I'm a personal blogger. But I'm a niche blogger, to…

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

  • Inbound Marketing
  • Updated Apr 25, 2019
  • By Luana Spinetti
You're a blogger with a hungry readership. Or a copywriter, with a pretty needy client. Or – why not? – A general content marketer who needs to sell a product to a target audience. No matt…
writing a blog

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

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Feb 14, 2014
  • By Luana Spinetti
Your blog speaks with your voice – everybody knows that. Fair enough, since your blog exists primarily for you to share your ideas, your opinions and your unique knowledge. Truth is, whether if …

6 Pieces of Blogging Software You May Have Not Heard About

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Jan 20, 2020
  • By Luana Spinetti
The blogosphere is cluttered with more or less sophisticated journals, more or less professional and competitive, more than less identical in structure and functionality. If you wonder why they're so …