WordPress can be a fantastic tool for getting a simple but flexible website and blog set up quickly and inexpensively. But once you get the basic site set up, you need more advanced functionality to make your site useful for your business, to stand out from the crowd, to engage more closely with your visitors … [Read More…] Beginner Bloggers: 9 Shockingly Valuable Free WordPress Plugins

Hashtags are words or phrases with # at the beginning and no spaces between words (for example, #iamsotiredof is an example of a hashtag). They were originally created by Twitter users as ways to organize Tweets by topic so you could view the entire stream of messages by various users who include this hashtag in … [Read More…] Getting Found on Twitter: 36 Essential Hashtags

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(PART 1 of a series of BUSINESS BLOG POST IDEAS articles) Content is the fuel of Social Media and great content draws people to your business blog (and website). If you want your company to take a leading position in the virtual land grab you need to have a solid content development stategy..and lots of ideas! … [Read More…] 26 Blog Posts to Write Before Your Competitors Do…(with Examples)

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Who’s taking their “unfair” share of Authority in your industry and what should you do about it? Content as a Marketing Weapon Done right, Content Marketing is one of the most effective (and inexpensive) forms of online marketing. It can be a very powerful, almost magnetic way, to draw qualified traffic to your blog or … [Read More…] Business Blogging: The Upcoming Authority Land Grab

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Your blogging is stale. It seems like a chore. You’re not really adding value to anyone. Your blog is not taking off. You question why you, your corporation, your small business or your non-profit has a blog in the first place!  Just like a good marriage, every now and again it’s time to think back … [Read More…] Time to Renew Your Blogging Vows: 16 Tips For Revitalizing Your Blog