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July Roundup: Blogging through Summer

  • Blog
  • Updated Aug 01, 2014
  • By Lori Soard
Keeping up with all the things necessary to run a successful website can be a challenge, but even more so during the summer months. There are many competing activities not only clamoring for your time…
WordPress

WordPress Tutorial: How to Create an Infinite Scrolling WP site

  • WordPress
  • Updated Jul 29, 2014
  • By Rochester Oliveira
You certainly work hard to improve your site’s usability so your users will be happier and more likely to come back often, right? Well, one of the improvements you could implement is the infinite scro…
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7 Surefire Ways to Have a Successful Social Media Sweepstakes Campaign

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Updated Jul 08, 2014
  • By Lori Soard
One way that companies reach out to those on social media is by offering contests. There are a couple of things you need to keep in mind when holding a contest. First, you don’t want to fall und…
Best Practices for FTC Disclosure and Other Legal Pitfalls

How to Keep Your Blog from Getting Sued

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jul 07, 2014
  • By Gina Badalaty
Disclaimer: Deposit Photos provided product in exchange for review. All opinions are my own. Best Practices for FTC Disclosure and Other Legal Pitfalls In 2009, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) publ…
iRetreat 2014 influencer conference

Top 7 Things I Learned at the iRetreat 2014 Blogger Conference

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Updated Jul 07, 2014
  • By Gina Badalaty
This week I had the pleasure of attending iRetreat 2014. This intimate conference has been around since 2011, when it was called Reviewer’s Retreat and focused on supporting product reviewers. It’s st…

[Infographic] 7 Easy Ways to Recycle Your Blogposts

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jun 24, 2014
  • By Jerry Low
Recycling your blogpost is not about being lazy and spinning your old content. It’s about re-visiting a topic that matters with added value and to continue the dialogue. Perhaps you previously w…

The Top 7 Mistakes in Google+ Engagement

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Updated Jun 21, 2014
  • By Gina Badalaty
Recently, I set out to attract more Google+ visitors. I did not succeed too well – in fact, I actually ended up making more headway on Instagram AND the elusive Facebook – but I thought my failures co…
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Google Authorship: Why You Should Use it

  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Updated Jun 21, 2014
  • By Gina Badalaty
You may have heard that search engine optimization is fading as a tool of choice for Google to rank and position websites. That is true, but in its place, a new tool, Google Authorship, used together …
Hostgator Review

My Updated Hostgator Hosting Review: 5 Pros + 4 Cons

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated May 09, 2014
  • By Jerry Low
Upon first arriving to the Hostgator site, you will most likely notice that it’s a bit more, how to put it… animated than its competitors’ sites. From the colorful alligator donning the upper lefthand…

Graphics is Not My Thing: Part 1: Take Better Photos

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Apr 12, 2014
  • By Gina Badalaty
Consider yourself hopeless as a photographer? Great photos are an absolute requirement for a good blog, particularly if you work with brands, but while you don’t necessarily have to be a great photogr…

Graphics is Not My Thing: Part 2: Editing

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Apr 12, 2014
  • By Gina Badalaty
Last time, I shared simple steps on how you can improve taking photos, especially if you have a blog or website centered around product reviews, your family or travel. This week, we’ll tackle basic ed…
Affiliate Program

The Most Profitable Ways of Monetizing a Blog

  • Inbound Marketing
  • Updated Apr 10, 2014
  • By Kevin Muldoon
Blogging is one of the most popular ways of making money online. It is an entry point for many non-technical people as it requires no previous experience of blogging or working online to set up a blog…
Cloud Hosting

How to Prepare Your Business When Engaging to the Cloud?

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Mar 14, 2014
  • By WHSR Guest
Many companies now are searching for innovations when it comes to IT initiatives. One popular trend that has been going on for years but recently being popularized is cloud computing. With cloud data …

Free Advertising through Online Blog Tours

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Mar 03, 2014
  • By Lori Soard
You’ve heard of guest blogging, but taking that concept a step further can result in massive traffic driven to your site in the span of a couple of weeks. This can be particularly useful if you’re run…
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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 …

ElegantThemes.com Review: Everything You Need to Know About Elegant Themes

  • WordPress
  • Updated Jan 28, 2014
  • By Jerry Low
Founded by Nick Roach in 2008, Elegant Themes is headquartered in San Francisco. The company provides 87 gorgeous WordPress themes and 4 premium themes to its more than 200,000 customers. It’s the per…