Native is great. But it’s not without flaws. For those who don’t know, “The basic philosophy of native advertising revolves around making ads appear less like ads. For instance, while browsing through the food section of BuzzFeed, you may come across a story titled “The Evolution of Pizza”, which has been sponsored by Pizza Hut.” [Related reading: Top 7 Native Ad Networks for Online Publishers] This is great for brands driving increased awareness and recall. Not so much when it comes to moving product itself. Attribution in native has always been a challenge. “Native advertising is most commonly used by brands to promote awareness and establish themselves as a thought leader. But as many digital marketers are used to tying ads to sales results, à la search and direct-response marketing programs, publishers are hearing more demand for native ads to demonstrate proof of performance. As a result, more call-to-action buttons are showing up in … [Read more...] about Native Works: Inside Revcontent’s Play at Proving Native Ad Performance
Everyone loves to scoff at bloggers because from the outside, blogging seems like an easy job, although in reality it is anything but. There’s just so much that you have to do right from ideation to distribution of content: Plan, research, organize, write, design, share, and those are only the most obvious steps! This can quickly become overwhelming if you’re not working with the right tools. In this post, you will find 25 different tools that will help you do more in less time. From testing the effectiveness of your headlines to managing time to sourcing stunning images—these tools have got you covered. This free tool will analyze your headline to determine the Emotional Marketing Value (EMV) score. As you know, connecting with your customers in a deep and emotional way is a key to successful copywriting, and your headline is unquestionably the most important piece of copy you use to reach prospects. Your headline will be analyzed and scored based on the total … [Read more...] about 25 Blogging Tools to Help You Save Time, Work Better, and Get Things Done
There’s no shortage of “blackhat” methods on the market today to help you build backlinks to your website. Unfortunately, those blackhat methods could earn you a nasty penalty from Google and other search engines. Search engines, like Google, publish “Webmaster Guidelines“. Those guidelines are meant to keep people from manipulating the search engine results pages. If you’re caught manipulating the search results, you could be banned from the search engine. Now, Google does want you to build backlinks to your website. They just want you to do it in a merit-based fashion. Guest posting is one of the oldest legitimate ways to build backlinks to your site. A guest post is exactly what it sounds like. You put up a post on another person’s website as a “guest.” In exchange, the person hosting your post offers you a backlink or two for your efforts. The site owner benefits from additional quality content on his site while you get the … [Read more...] about Link Building Methods That Actually Work
Have you ever thought what Affiliate marketing integration with your service/product can do for you business? Like you, even I had no idea what it could do. Though, I heard a lot of great things about it & finally gave a shot to integrate affiliate marketing with my WordPress plugins buiness. In simple words. this post is case study of my experience of implementing affiliate program for my digital products. I wouldn’t try to paint my brand into a great pacture rather I would share up’s & down’s after implementing affiliate program for my product. So grab a cup of cofee & get ready to learn something which costed my money & considerable time to understand the truth of affiliate marketing from a product owner perspective. Affiliate marketing business can be similar to a roller coaster ride. It can be full of ups and downs both for the product owner and the affiliate marketer. As a product owner, we (Plugmatter team) have been riding this affiliate … [Read more...] about The Lesson We Learn Working with 200+ Affiliates [Case Study]
Disposable email Emails are one thing which I check every day and being an online user, many time I have to sign up for many forums or Email newsletter to download stuff. Though, this one time sign up always turns out to be someone trying to sell me something later. I have nothing against it, but I want to make sure I keep me Email inbox clean and see only important Emails. Let me introduce to temporary Email services which will let you create temp Email accounts which will self-destruct within some time. The idea of using self-destruct Email id is to sign up for those forums which require login to view or download stuff which requires one-time installation. Here is a bad ass idea, which works for me is keep using the premium features of software’s which offer 15-30 days complete trial. When we register anywhere, the biggest problem which we get is lots of emails and newsletter, and at the end of the day, we have to count them as spam so that all mails goes directly to the … [Read more...] about Working List of Temporary Email Services
Popular company Basecamp have 28 out of 40 employees working remotely. That is literally 70% of their workforce working outside. So most of their employees get on Video calls to discuss strategy and communicate with their colleagues. A lot of business takes place on Skype and Google Hangout and it is completely essential to put your best foot forward and be prepared for this. You can either be attending an Interview for a remote job or you could be speaking to a client for the first time. For all this, it’s essential to understand the etiquettes of a Video call and to make sure you look good. It’s not only about the physical appearance, but also about communication as well that would make you look good. 4 things you must do for successful video meeting from home 1. Internet Connectivity The biggest problem faced during a call is mostly to do with connectivity, a slow Internet connection where the people cannot hear each other or are talking over each other. If you having a … [Read more...] about How to Make Video Meetings Effective When Working From Home
Affiliate Marketing is an internet marketing channel in which advertisers (or companies who offer a product or service) pay publishers on a pay-for-performance basis. So unlike Google AdSense you don’t earn anything for clicks. You’re only paid for results which could be a sale or a lead (user fill a form and complete registration). In Affiliate Marketing as advertisers pays only for results its a win-win situation as they don’t have to shell out large amount of money in Banner Advertising or Pay-Per-Click Networks like Google AdWords, Microsoft adCenter or Yahoo! Search Marketing where the results are not guaranteed. Affiliate Marketing Definition & Terms Affiliate Marketing is a type of performance-based marketing in which a business rewards one or more affiliates for each visitor or customer brought about by the affiliate’s own marketing efforts. The industry has four core players: the merchant (also known as ‘retailer’ or … [Read more...] about What Is Affiliate Marketing And How Does It Work?
Most of the bloggers get into email marketing game little late but once they are into it; they know how important & beneficial capturing email is. This gives us a chance to directly connect with interested readers & helps us to grow our blog exponentially. In past one year, Email marketing is one thing that I have paid complete attention to & today I have tested & tried tips for you to capture more emails. Before I start, here are all tools that I’m currently using for ShoutMeLoud & my other blog such as WPSutra, WPHostingDiscount. Email marketing service: Convertkit + Aweber WordPress plugins: OptinMonster + SumoME One tip: This one I learned the hard way. Last month I hired someone to write emails for my email marketing campaign. It turned out to be a big mistake as 50% of emails sounded too salesy. My suggestion for you is: always write your own emails. Since your audience are used to your voice, it’s better to keep it this way … [Read more...] about 7 Email Subscription Box Placement Ideas That Are Proven To Work
A content marketing strategy involves many phases through which the right content is drafted and shared cleverly enough to its most relevant audience so as to increase sales. Whether you are an owner of a service website or an eCommerce store,content has a lot to do with your business growth. One has to create content in many forms (including rich texts and graphics). Content is like a bridge that can connect your audience to what you sell. Content that is written uniquely, effectively, and professionally can definitely work. At the same time, the content must also consider a reader’s intent. 2. Recognize intent Before the content is made, you must identify who you are writing for and why. Knowing what online users are searching for and why they are searching for it will help you understand the type of content to make. How do you recognize it? Research terms your users are searching for Study online search patterns of your audience. Use an analytics tool to track a … [Read more...] about How To Make A Content Marketing Strategy That Works!
That’s $20,000 per month. $240,000 per year. Here’s a guide that shows you how to do it step by step with Adsense and SEO. UPDATE January 2017: This course has been updated to version 3.0 and it now includes 3 extra modules with 2017 up-to date tactics and strategies! If you missed it last time, today is your last chance! Chris added a niche book with more than 100 niches ideas so you can get started ASAP. Also, there’s a guide on how to do Scalable Link Building to maximize your SEO Efforts. If you already read this article a few months ago but couldn’t make it before the course was closed, click here to get it now. Have you ever heard of people talking about big quantities like this with Adsense? If you’re a webmaster I’m sure you know what Adsense is and I’m sure you’ve heard you can make a few extra bucks with Adsense. Have you seen those checks claiming a few extra hundreds or even more than a thousand dollars per … [Read more...] about How to make $20,637 per month with Adsense