A business blog is exciting to start up for beginners because they want to earn reputation and money. Blogging for business is the foundation of your online entity as an industry expert. There are also people who want to make blogging their primary source of earnings. Small business blogs are cheap and effective promotion tools for local businesses. Click To Tweet The real scenario is far different, and earning from blogging is not easy at all. The real challenge for beginners starts when they make their first few blog marketing mistakes. If you follow search engine algorithm updates, you understand the invincible power of content marketing to gain more traffic and link building to gain more authority. So having a blog on your website is a great way to display your information. It is like a traffic magnet for your business. Compared with a few years ago, content marketing is the most powerful way of getting traffic to your site: Business Blog Mistakes That Cost Time & … [Read more...] about 9 Terrible Business Blog Mistakes That You Should Never Make
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Google has added many SEO changes in the last year, and the face of the blogosphere and the way in which it operates has completely changed during that time. Simply starting a small business blog does not guarantee success. You need to go beyond the conventional method of blogging. Today I am here to offer you the blueprint to create a business to promote your offline or online business. A business blog is different from conventional blogs like ShoutMeLoud. The target of a conventional blog is to gain subscribers and more revenue from advertisements or via Sponsored content. The target of a business blog is to create brand awareness, engage users, get users on their sales funnel & eventually convert them into a customer. While also attaining more search engine visibility over time. Overall, a small business blog is an integral part of inbound marketing. The strategies offered in today’s post will help you to get your small … [Read more...] about Do You Know How to Create a Blog For Marketing Your Business?
This is part 2 of our guide to setup your Shopify Store. We already covered the basics in part 1 (read here), now we’re going to show you how to setup some advanced features. Your main goal in e-Commerce is making sales and profit from it, thus, the importance of measuring your ad results is crucial. Facebook is aware of this need and provided us a tool to achieve it: Facebook Pixel. The Facebook Pixel is key for tracking conversions when you use Facebook Ads to drive traffic to your website. In one of our recent posts, we talked about How to set up Facebook Remarketing we talked about what is the Facebook Retargeting Pixel, its advantages and how to use it to make custom audiences from it. This time we are covering step by step the Facebook Retargeting Pixel set up on your Shopify store in order to measure your conversions. When you run Facebook Ads, using the Facebook Pixel to measure conversions is key to understand your visitor’s behavior inside your online … [Read more...] about Shopify – Create your online store (Part 2)
Home » Web Hosting » Bluehost Vs Hostgator Vs Dreamhost: An Honest Web Hosting Comparison Which hosting service should I choose? This is the common question before starting a WordPress site. If you are one among them and struggling to find the right hosting service for your WordPress sites, you’re in the right place. In this article I’m going to compare three of the best hosting service providers Bluehost Vs Hostgator Vs Dreamhost. Honestly speaking, if you type “Bluehost Vs HostGator Vs Dreamhost” or anything similar search term, you will come up with thousands of search results. It’s really hard to find the honest web hosting review because everyone wants to sell and make commissions. This often leads to more confusion because every other review recommends a different hosting. So I thought of creating a detailed yet most unbiased review of the three hosting services Dreamhost, Bluehost and Hostgator. Note: I do earn a small commission if … [Read more...] about An Honest Web Hosting Comparison
1) What number and what kind of people I’m coming with my efforts in Social Media?2) How we will develop content specifically targeted to these people? The scope and work closely with relevant metrics, helping you determine the effectiveness of your campaign and how to improve your interactions. It is not only how many people are coming, but if you’re heading to the right audience and relevant at a time.Here are four steps that will help you examine and understand the scope and relevance of your message in a Social Media strategy. Step 1 – Determine the current scope This is the easy part. Your strategy in Social Media interaction likely involves multiple platforms.Measure its scope is to find how many people follow you or have chosen to establish a relationship with you on every platform. For example: • How many Twitter followers do you have?• How many Facebook fans?• How many YouTube subscribers?• How quickly your audience grows in each of these … [Read more...] about Four Steps to Determining the Scope and Relevance of Social media
So you started blogging on WordPress our of passion & like million others you started your journey with entry-level shared hosting. Now your blog is getting great traffic & it’s becoming a source of your bread butter, just like mine. One fine day, your existing hosting company emails you to “Buzz off” as they can’t handle your website load. In most of the cases, a non-technical blogger would feel dishearten, dissatisfied & helpless. I had been that situation when ShoutMeLoud traffic grew from hundred of page views a day to 10k+ pageviews a day. Have you ever felt the similar situation? If your answer is “No”, then you are probably already on a hosting company that can handle high traffic site or you are yet to experience the sweet taste of millions of page views. This guide or call it your resource for hosting selection will help you to pick the hosting for your growing or overgrown site. Another aspect that limits the growth of a … [Read more...] about Which is Best Managed WordPress Hosting for High Traffic Sites?
Social Media websites can drive insanely great traffic to your blog if you have a good social media marketing strategy. But it can drive fair amount of traffic if you just submit blog posts regularly to your social media profiles. Social media traffic is as important as organic traffic from search engines as we can’t rely on Google alone. They continue to push algorithmic updates like Panda, Penguin and who knows the next could be Giraffe. It means that we must diversify the way we get traffic. I’m going to list the top social media and other websites that you shouldn’t ignore or must use as part of your social media marketing strategy. I’m NOT going to list all the stupid social media or the so called web 2.0 sites out there as I’m going to focus only on sites that can drive traffic to our websites in one way or the other and not for building backlinks. Though the traffic quality of social media can’t be matched with that of organic traffic, it is … [Read more...] about Top 30 Social Media (And Web 2.0) Sites To Drive Traffic To Your Blog
In recent months we have seen how social signals are becoming an important part of search engine optimization. There is no doubt that a well planned social media strategy makes or takes down a brand. For example, Lady Gaga (personal branding) quickly became a smash hit, and social media played a major role in her rise to stardom. Regardless of whether your business is small or large, online or offline – social media provides a great opportunity and advantage for every business. I have frequently written about social media in the past, but I’ve never really targeted my posts for small business owners who are looking to increase sales using the power of social media. So today I’ll be sharing some of the great benefits of using social media for your business, which will help you to decide whether or not social media channels might help to promote your business as it has so many others. In the coming days, I will also be sharing more articles on how to create a presence … [Read more...] about Why You Should Use Social Media For Your Business
Recently I launched my blog site wisdomtimes. Harsh has been an integral part of the process. Here is how it all came together and how ShoutMeLoud is helping me with some invaluable blogging tips. It has always been my dream to escape the corporate grind and also become financially independent. It took quite a bit of introspection and planning to decide that blogging was the way out to kill these 2 birds with one stone. I started searching for professionals that could help me stand up my blog site wisdomtimes. I came across Harsh on a google search and immediately felt comfortable working with him. After considerable amount of amount of planning and execution, my site is now up and running. Along the way, Harsh and his site ShoutMeLoud provided me with valuable suggestions on monetizing, building traffic, hosting and other useful tips. I am still new to blogging and have a long way to go. But here is a small effort to consolidate all those invaluable … [Read more...] about Starting Your Blog Journey? ShoutMeLoud Can Help
16 Jan BigCommerce vs Shopify Comparison 2017 You probably have a dream of running a full fledged eCommerce store, selling your products across the world. Whether you’re selling hand-crafted goods, supplements, clothing, or anything else in the world, the power of the internet allows you to reach the people who need your products the most. If you’re dead set on building a popular and profitable eCommerce store, then you need a software solution to support your business goals. BigCommerce and Shopify are two of the leading players in the eCommerce space. When you’re just getting started it can be difficult to determine which eCommerce platform will be the best for your needs. After all, you want to spend time building your store, not spending hours upon hours researching the best eCommerce option. Which is why we created this post. Below we highlight everything you need to know about Shopify and BigCommerce, and how you can make the best decision for your new online … [Read more...] about BigCommerce vs Shopify Comparison 2017