Start A Successful Blog: 29 Ways To Create A Blog

Readership is not built overnight

Start a Successful Blog If you want to start a successful blog you have to know this first: Your blog is most likely going to fail. Want to know why most people fail when it comes to building a successful blog? It's actually quite simple. For whatever reason (time, money, job, family, etc…) they can't put in the love that is required to make it successful. However, … [Read more...]

Why is James Ellis Dominating Facebook?


Have you seen the viral videos that he's posting in your feed yet? I shared one of his videos in our SteamFeed Facebook group the other day (regrettably) . It seems like his videos are popping up all over the place this weekend. This guy has over 1.3 million Facebook fans! He's absolutely crushing it. <-- see for … [Read more...]

Growing Your Blog One Reader At a Time


My guess is a portion of you won’t like this article. Growing your blog one reader at a time sounds lame, I know. We live in a world of instant gratification. It seems like any task nowadays can be completed successfully in just 15 minutes or 5 easy steps. Building a blog, a real blog, doesn’t work that way. Sorry for the hard truth but your Facebook friends weren’t going to … [Read more...]

How To Grow Your Traffic With Google


Last week Matt Cutts, head of webmaster spam at Google, answered the following question in his video series: How can smaller sites with superior content ever rank over sites with superior traffic? It's a vicious circle: A regional or national brick-and-mortar brand has higher traffic, leads to a higher rank, which leads to higher traffic, ad infinitum. Dan Take a look at the … [Read more...]

5 Solid Reasons You Should Write For A Multi-Author Site

5 Solid Reasons

If you want to grow your brand, your readership, and influence, then you need to get your content in front of as many new eyeballs as possible. One of the best ways to do this is by joining a multi-author site. Joining a multi-author site has many benefits to it. Here are some of the best ones: Reasons you should write for a multi-author site 1. Community Some people … [Read more...]

SMPLE: A Simple Way For Small Businesses To Excel In Online Marketing


SMPLE is a new online marketing platform that aims to help small businesses simplify their social media marketing strategy. By connecting all or some of your social accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yelp, FourSquare, website, and LinkedIn) into one platform, you can quickly monitor them all in one place, which will ultimately save you time and keep you organized. The San … [Read more...]

Google+ Ripples – One Google+ Feature To Help You Build A Strong Community


If you’re on Google+ and you’re not using one of its best features Ripples yet then you’re missing out on a fantastic way to build your community, create leads, and generate traffic. Over the past couple of years I’ve heard on several occasions people tell me that every now and again they hop on Google Plus and give it a whirl but can’t ever seem to get anything going. … [Read more...]

Google Glass: Is Your Privacy In Jeopardy?


For today only Google is expanding its Google Glass Explorers program by offering the controversial wearable device to the public for $1500 (price includes a free set of frames or shades: $150-$250), which will most likely grow the program significantly. Which also means there is going to be a lot more people wearing Google Glass in the coming weeks. Which will undoubtably lead … [Read more...]

Dear Parents, Please Read This If Your Child Uses Social Media

social media help kids

As a parent and an educator, this topic is near and dear to my heart. Every week that passes, the social media landscape changes, and keeping up with it can be a nightmare. I ask that if you find value in this article please share with others so that we may spread the word about keeping our children safe online. If you're a parent, you have to keep up with it. You have to be … [Read more...]