Blog Marketing

How Does Your Blog Rate?

Gold Star

You might be interested in trying out two free tools to help evaluate the effectiveness of your website/blog. Website Grader compares your site to other blogs and Headline Analyzer evaluates the Emotional Marketing Value (EMV) of your headlines, taking into account how the headline evokes intellectual, empathetic and spiritual responses.  These tools won’t solve all…

10 Traffic Building Plugins for WordPress

sexybookmarks

Want more traffic to your blog? These 10 plugins will help. 1. SexyBookmarks Plugin When you want people to share your blog posts with their friends, this is my plugin of choice. Here’s a screenshot of what it looks like on a blog: You can find out more here: http://www.sexybookmarks.net/ 2. Disqus Comment System Plugin…

Affiliate marketing – Ten tips to lose blog readers and buyers

Many bloggers who are focused on social media issues have joined the affiliate marketing bandwagon. The tactic du jour seems to be for the same band of buddies to blast their opt-in list with dozens of links, video clips, sales letters and other annoying pitches daily. All seem to be in competition for the same royalty payments and the number of e-mails they can aggravate their readers with.