You can browse and read all the blogging tips on the ShoutMeLoud, but they will be meaningless unless you take action. For your blog to be successful, you have to brutally channel your efforts on the things that matter most for your blog growth, and stop squandering time on trivial things. Right now, I’m going to make it simple for you to take the necessary actions required to positively enhance your blog and set it up for explosive success. All I want from you is to set aside a few minutes and implement the 11 easy tasks I’m about to share with you here. I promise to make it simple for you to follow. The good thing is that the more of these tasks you complete, the more advancement you’ll make toward making your blog a success. 1. Start Building an Email List Let me be blunt: If as a marketer in 2017 you’re not yet building your own email list, you’re a comedian. And you’re greatly missing out on many good things. Having an active email list is a … [Read more...] about 11 Quick Actions You Can Take Right Now To Set Your Blog Up For Explosive Success
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What do you imagine when you think of CocaCola? What do you imagine when you think of Apple? Can you imagine the color and logo of both these brands? The majority of us can, and that’s the power of branding. If there is one thing to learn in business, it’s branding. Consistent branding is key to making your company, business, blog, or idea a success. However, most bloggers and webmasters who start a blog or a product company are not so accustomed to design and branding. Most of us use sites like Fiverr, 99design, and Freelancer.com to hire a web-designer to work on the branding aspects of our websites. And if you are working with a well-skilled designer, then that’s great. But if not, you will miss out on several important aspects of branding. What are these important aspects of branding? Apart from the company’s vision and mission statement, here are a few important visual aspects of branding that you need to implement ASAP: Logo Font … [Read more...] about Brandmark: Use Artificial Intelligence To Create Instant Logo & Brand Identity
Are they paying off? Sprout Worth recently stated that: "More than 50% of the most effective content marketers on the internet put out new content types for their readers at least many times a week, if not every day." What do you say to that? Content marketing is considered to be one of the best marketing techniques for generating targeted leads. It is a cheap and efficient means of getting to your audience without much hassle. However, for you to break even with content marketing, you're required to write kick-ass, result oriented, and compelling articles that your readers will always find useful and relevant. Sadly, many content marketers are committing some blunders that are massively sabotaging their efforts, thereby scaring their readers away. If you're not yet getting results from your content marketing, I advise you pay attention to this article. 1. You Don't Know Who Your Customers Are Your customers are the primary reason why you're in business. Without them, you're … [Read more...] about The 5 Most Common Content Marketing Blunders That Are Scaring Away Readers
We usually neglect small things in our blogs. Sometimes those small changes can bring us massive results. Successful blogging requires right Blogging tools and efforts to stand out, but with the blog marketing space growing so crowded it can be very difficult to select the right platforms to stand out from the crowd. Now, like every person, blog have their own personality, which is visible in the form of content, design and elements on your blog. You can easily distinguish between a blog which is maintained professionally and a blog by newbie blogger. So, how about we enhance the personality of our blog and give a great impression to readers. There are many things which we can do to make our blog attractive and I’m sure you must have planned many things for your next blog redesign. Everyone wants to make their own blogs look better and attractive. To do that right, read and try to implement the following methods to drive better … [Read more...] about 5 Proven Ways to Make Your Blog More Attractive
How to make a good relationship with influencers? How does it feel when an expert recommends you on their social media profiles or on their blog? You start getting targeted traffic to your site. Readers around the globe starts engaging with your writing in the form of comments and social media shares. You start gaining visibility in the digital space. People start recognizing you & your work. Exciting, isn’t? Listen!! It doesn’t mean you start pitching them (Influencers) instantly. There is no use of asking anything without providing something in return. Before sending any proposal, develop connection with your influencers. Many beginners try to send irrelevant emails without considering the crucial fact: Experts are not fools. They have gone on the same journey. They already know all the tricks that you aren’t aware of. So, don’t waste your time. Time is money. The question arises: How to connect with the influencers & create a meaningful relation? … [Read more...] about How To Build Meaningful Relationships With Influencers
As bloggers we all focus on many aspects of our own form of blogging and doing our own thing. Many of us do not think so much about how colors effect us, help us make decisions online and even effect our persuasion. Online is not much different to the real world. We are effected by certain variables, certain colors influence us to do certain actions and also help us to make more money by using this influence. In this post I will focus on a few actions to do with a template or blog theme that can increase clicks, increase conversions and even help one make more money. Link Colors Through study and research and feedback from many online marketers and ppc companies it has been said time and time again that links that are in Blue are clicked more often. The reason for this one is easy, we are all used to this color online and in a way conditioned to it being the color for links.. As an example any link that is underlined in blue is automatically thought of being as a hyperlink whereas if … [Read more...] about How Colors can Influence Readers Actions and Make Us More Money
The issue of colour is one that is often overlooked when you get to the design of your blog. Often where the social icons are placed or where your opt-in box should go takes priority but you should really have a closer look at how your visitors will react to your use of colour. I’m sure all of you have visited a website where you have instantly affected by the colour of it. Either it is far too bright and turns you off instantly or it is so plain that it just seems dull and there is no reason for you to stay around and even bother to look at the content. The truth is you need a mix between the two and you have to use colours to affect how readers interact with certain elements of your site. What Colours Mean For your Readers? All of the colours have different psychological connotations and will affect people in various ways. Colours have meanings for people which have been evolutionarily and socially enforced. These colours have just as much influence on the internet as they do … [Read more...] about Psychology of Colours in Web-design : How it Affect Readers?
When we talk about SEO in 2014, one of the biggest factor for high-ranking is Social media signal. It’s certainly clear, that Google+ have the highest impact in search engine ranking and it’s a part of Google analytics and Google Webmaster tool. Though, this article is not just targeted for Google+ but to all the social bookmarking and networking site. Idea here is to encourage & motivate readers to share articles. It’s not a rocket science to understand what kind of article readers like and what are the factors that influence them to share articles. Social Networking forms a huge part of any successful Blog or website. The scale of Social Networking, sharing, re-tweeting, +1, stumbling etc can determine the size and popularity of a blog and the quality of its content. So what makes people send out recommendations towards your blog by doing the above said actions? Why would people want to share your content with their friends and family? What do they gain by … [Read more...] about How to Motivate Readers to Share Articles on Social media Sites?
Create A Blog Blogging is one of the most efficient ways to get more traffic. It also has been identified as one of the best ways to attract new customers. 57% of companies with a blog have acquired a customer from their blog. Which means that if you blog more, you will get more customers. It also will help you to position yourself as an authority in your industry. A good rule of thumb is to publish a new piece at least 1-4 times a month. Answer Questions on Quora Create a Quora profile with a link back to your website or relevant articles on your blog. Then start to answers to questions that people have. Where appropriate, you can include links to your articles in the answers, which will drive even more traffic back to you. Share Articles to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn Sharing on social media can send people to your website, especially if you use hashtags (#). You could also engage with influential people in your industry on social media. This way they will notice you and may share … [Read more...] about 23 Effective Ways to Drive Traffic To Your Website
We all have a set of books, TV shows, and movies we like. Once you start looking, you’ll find plenty of people on the internet who, like you, like The Lobster, My Little Pony fan-fiction, Twilight, the entire maze-like chronology of events in Marvel superhero movies, etc. Geeky or pop, art or music, celebrity gossip or celebrity worship (Morgan Freeman may or may not be the God, but Chuck Norris is definitely invincible), classic or modernist, art, music, regular or eccentric hobbies, wacky pranks… it’s all here. Entertainment and lifestyle is a part of us, which is why a niche blog in this space can be highly profitable. The Scope of Lifestyle Blogging A look at Google Trends (in USA) on Christmas 2016 showed this: A year ago, the global search trends looked like this: Star Wars – The Force Awakens’ release, Rugby World Cup, Cricket World Cup, and the Oscars made up for a substantial amount of search queries. The search giant even published a fashion … [Read more...] about Read This Before Your Start an Entertainment or Lifestyle Niche Blog