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I'm Getting Far More Pinterest Traffic Because of Pinwoot, and You Can Too

I'm Getting Far More Pinterest Traffic Because of Pinwoot, and You Can Too

Over the past four months, I have seen my referral traffic from Pinterest go up by approximately 50%, every month, and that will continue to increase, mostly thanks to the tool Pinwoot.

Should Google+ Be a Digital Marketing Priority?

Should Google+ Be a Digital Marketing Priority?

In a recent study by Shareaholic, it was stated that traffic from Google+ is a fraction of that from Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter. Shareaholic is a social sharing widget, and the report was based on their sharing data from over 200,000 publishers between Sept., 2012 and Sept., 2013.

Earlier this year, a similar report was issued from Gigya. 

How I promote my new blog posts

How I promote my new blog posts

After I have finished writing, editing, deep linking and have published a new blog post, my work has just gotten started. Simply creating content isn't sufficient to gain readership. You need to actively promote that new post so that people can see it and have a chance to read it. It can take a long time to build up email and RSS subscribers, so in the meantime, you will need to be more proactive.

Here are all the things I do after I publish a post to get readers to it. (Updated 12/27/13!)

Why is Google hiding your keywords?

Why is Google hiding your keywords as (not provided)?

More and more business owners have started to recognize that Google is no longer providing all of the keyword data that it used to within Google Analytics. If you monitor your website analytics regularly, you may have noticed that your Keyword report is showing more (not provided) than other keywords. This has search engine marketers and business owners more than a little concerned!

How to Write a Blog

How to Write a Blog

A lot of people struggle with how to write a blog. Even though blogging and content marketing have been shown to be extremely effective marketing methods, most people tend to avoid doing things they don't like or aren't good at.

Ping Your Blog to Increase Traffic

Ping Your Blog to Increase Traffic

Each time you create a new blog post, there are a number of things you need to do. The post needs to be shared to your appropriate social networks and groups, and you may want to consider sending a link to some customers or potential customers if you think they will find the topic useful.

Warning: This will improve your blog traffic by 25%

Warning: This will improve your blog traffic by 25%

Every time you publish a new blog post or article, it includes a title or headline. How much time do you spend thinking about that headline? If you're like most business owners, you probably only spend a couple of minutes. It's the content of your blog itself that's most important, right? Wrong! The fact is, most of your potential readers will decide whether or not to read your article based SOLELY on your headline!

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