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How To Structure Blog Posts For A Better Reader Experience

How To Structure Blog Posts For A Better Reader Experience

I’m not a writer. I’m a blogger. In my mind there’s a difference between the two. What works in writing books doesn’t always work in writing a blog and vice versa. That’s particularly true of how you structure blog posts. Get it wrong and it will make it harder for people to read. Harder to read means people just won’t bother. Learning how to write a good blog post doesn’t just stop with the words it’s also how you present and structure it. Headline And Subheadings When it comes to reading blog posts, most people will scan them first. That […]

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Are All Bloggers Created Equal?

Dare to be different

It’s funny how certain situations can make or break you. My daughter’s not been sleeping well over the past few nights and I’m tired. I’m sure I could win the grumpiest dad in the world competition even. But it’s also given me some quiet time to think lying awake in the dark. An article I read by Don Purdum at Unveil the Web has been on my mind ever since I read it: Dare To Be Different And Reach More Prospects, Buyers, And Earn Raving Fans And that’s what I’ve been thinking about. Familiarity Breeds Contempt Taking a look through […]

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6 Tips for a Successful Email Marketing Campaign

6 Tips for a Successful Email Marketing Campaign

Email marketing is an essential tool when it comes to reaching new audiences and informing your subscribers about new products or services. It’s a secure way to generate a good return on investment (ROI) and gives immediate results (if done properly). Email marketing knows no boundaries. It continues to establish itself as a necessary tool for any online marketer. Can you be sure you’re getting the most out of your mailing list though? Take a look at the following points and see if you’re using the right approach. You’ll discover the key things to focus on for a successful email marketing […]

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Banner Ads: Necessary Evil Or Irritating Menace?

Banner Ads Necessary Evil Or Irritating Menace

Most days I spend some time watching TV with my kids. Whether we’re watching Dora the Explorer or Power Rangers it’s amazing how many adverts make up the rest of the TV schedule. My kids take in all the ads featuring the latest toys and gadgets, especically as Christmas is just around the corner. I find myself day-dreaming when the adverts come on though. Nowadays I also don’t watch so much live TV because my Sky Digital PVR lets me record anything and everything and then watch it back later. The result, I can avoid most of the ads. Is That […]

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Clawing Back A Niche Site From The Scrap Heap

Clawing Back A Niche Site From The Scrap

Up until recently, I’d been doing particularly well with my niche site – PottyTrainHelp.com. I’ve written about my experiences in setting up the site before: My Day Job Versus My Passion Trademarks: Do You Check Your Keywords? Building A Niche Site – Earnings Update Building A Niche Site: Earnings Update Part 2 I started to earn a regular passive income from it and I left it to it’s own devices. In fact, I left it alone for almost 12 months. I noticed a few weeks ago that things were starting to dwindle on the affiliate commission front though. Passive Income […]

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Meshfire Review: My #1 Tool For Social Media Engagement

Meshfire Review

I love Twitter. I can engage with people using it. It brings me traffic. It’s fast and interesting. The trouble is I also find it overwhelming and it gives me information overload. Using the traditional Twitter column display reminds me of looking at The Matrix. My Twitter feed disappears past my eyes as quick as a flash. Not any more though. I found Meshfire. What Is Meshfire? Meshfire is a social media app that helps you make sense of your Twitter feed. It does that with: A Task Board; Ember, the social media AI; Community Trending; Keyword Tracking; and, Metrics […]