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Get More Tweets: 5 UX Tips for Boosting Your Site’s Virality

Social networking sites account for the most referral traffic to all websites just behind organic search. So you better be optimizing for more sharing. But it’s not just slapping a Tweet button and producing link-bait content that people will Like and Retweet. Here are 5 fresh user experience ideas for boosting...

How To Create A Killer Marketing Plan For Your Book Launch

One of the biggest secrets behind the success of every published author is an incredible marketing plan for their book. Even when looking at book proposals one of the things that a publisher will look for is a solid marketing plan. First I would recommend you look at this post by Ryan Holiday. It’s his book marketing plan in a nutshell and considering you couldn’t browse the web without running into his...

How Social Has Changed The Way Customers Shop – And How It Hasn’t

There’s a theme I’ve been hearing from brands and retailers lately. The time has been spent, the vibrant fan base has been built, and it’s time to generate some real return on our social investments – but how? Well, we know it’s not a question of volume. After all, there’s no shortage of content being created by brands of all shapes and sizes. Most have someone in-house managing social media full-time,...

How to Generate Leads from Social Media

Something big has happened to social media. In case you hadn’t noticed, social media is big – and getting bigger all the time. What was once the domain of just a small number of people is now everyday currency in and outside of business. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc are now familiar channels for many of us. Now 23% of all the time we are online takes place on social networks and blogs. Internet users...

The Steps to Creating a Coupon Blog that Makes Real Money

Everyone is always talking about how important it is to start a blog, grow a brand, write quality content, guest post on other blogs and so on… All of that is great and it is all necessary, but how many people are going to continually start new blogs without a business model? It happens every day and it’s going to keep on happening for many years to come. In this post I am going to tell you why you should...

5 Bad Blogger Habits You Need to Break

Habits are behaviours you repeatedly do day after day. Some are good, some are bad. They transcend in all different areas of your life, including when you blog. Here are five bad blogger habits that you want to avoid or stop doing to become a better blogger. 1. Checking your stats and comments 100 times a day As a beginning blogger it is not uncommon to be obsessed over your web traffic and comments. Of course...