Thanks For Following...Here's A Sales Page This post will seem a whole lot more level-headed than my previous rant about telling your readers the truth. It will also be a lot shorter. Here's the gist. You see somebody has just started following you on twitter. You click their profile link and they appear to be somebody who has put some thought into their profile and … [Read more...] about Following Twitter Trash
Blog Commenting Is About Reach With as much as we have on us to build a successful online business, the last thing we need to be doing is wasting time. Time is money. One of the places we need to make sure we're being effective in is link building through blog commenting. Leaving comments on blogs that don't allow us to engage their readers is a waste of time. Oh sure, … [Read more...] about 7 Tips For Successful Blog Commenting
For every one of us who is trying to build a business we often get caught up in a whirlwind of tasks that seems to have no end or beginning. We know we need to produce content, build backlinks, evaluate affiliate products and butter bread all in the same workday. What we lose is a macro view of our progress in each of these areas. We're too often content to think as long as … [Read more...] about Visualizing Your Social Media Efforts
I want to write a short post and get some feedback from my readers to see if I'm just on another planet or if Tumblr is completely missing the point. As part of this year's 30 Day Challenge, we watched a video on how to sign up for and use Tumblr to help drive traffic to our new niche sites. The video was very careful to tell us to pay attention to the Terms of Service and … [Read more...] about Tumblr a Web 2.0 Site? I Think Not!
I don't think a week passes when I don't read some blogger's story about how much Twitter has helped them get more blog subscribers, traffic to their site or sites or opened up tons of opportunities for them. The thing that disturbs me about these posts is that it seems to me that these people already had a large following and getting on Twitter just gave them a new … [Read more...] about Are You Getting A Lot Out Of Twitter?