Is your bounce rate high and your session duration low? I am going to tell you a little secret that may be hard to for you to hear. It's you. Well, maybe not you. But, your blog could be too painful to navigate that people simply aren't staying on your blog. Look at your blog from a reader's perspective: Can I find what I am looking for? Is there too much clutter in the sidebars? Am I bombarded with ads and opt-ins the second I hit … [Read more...]
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Blogging Tips You Need to Know
From best blogging practices to keeping you legal, you will find all kinds of tips to help you be an excellent blogger that converts readers into fans of your blog.
Blogging can be not only fun but a business, but you need to know the right information to succeed. You can trust you are getting the best information and tips from our hand selected blogging pros! Our blogging pros have been blogging for years and are here to educate you on the best tips and tricks around.
You can expect to find advice on growing your social media accounts, creating exceptional graphics, the truth about SEO and blogging, how to monetize your blog for a profit, and even blogging for beginners!
As we keep up with the trends in content marketing and SEO, we know that those longer blog posts (full of information) are great for our page rank and for Google's SEO algorithms. But we also know that we can't be writing those essays every day (or even every week)! That is why microblogging, or micro-content, needs to be our best friend. Because when we're trying to get our content regularly seen, writing new blog posts all the time isn't really … [Read more...]
How do you view your blogging mistakes? Are they a simple excuse to give up? Or your best learning tool? Learn from today's IBA blogger how a change of perspective gave her the courage not to give up, but instead to use her lack of experience as a way to become a better blogger. My blogging career ensued out of the blue, literally out of nowhere. I didn’t know the first thing about blogging or even what a hashtag was! But nevertheless, … [Read more...]
Okay, so let’s just get this out in the air before we start: we aren’t going to be able to look at actual creative briefs. They’re “internal documents”, so they aren’t something that businesses usually share. Because, well, they’re precious, precious data. But what we **can** do is look at their landing pages, sales pages, blog posts, or whatever else they’ve written. Because when we look at those, we can get a pretty dang good idea of how … [Read more...]
How do you turn your new site visitors into loyal readers and customers? That is a hard task, but it's not insurmountable. Creating a stellar start here page will allow you to control the narrative once a visitor steps foot on your website. Where will you lead them to? Today's post is all about why you need a start here page and how to get it all set up! Compelling Reasons for a Start Here Page Turn Visitors Into Fans You have seconds - 7 … [Read more...]
Blogging tech problems can rack havoc on even the most seasoned bloggers! With these five tasks, you will be well on your way to avoiding pitfalls that can lead to blogging problems that can last hours if not weeks. Go ahead and 'pin' this image to help other bloggers out! 5 Tasks Every Blogger Should do to Avoid Blogging Tech Problems Inevitably in your blogging career, things will go horribly wrong. Don't believe me? Here are just a … [Read more...]
Does Google Analytics intimidate you as a blogger? Don't be! When you start tracking and understanding these five statistics from Google Analytics, you can find new ways to grow and improve your blog. Plus, you can make sure you are properly monetizing your blog! Go ahead and 'PIN' me so you can find these important stats out later! 5 Important Blogging Stats Easily Found on Google Analytics Home Tab Understanding your blogging statistics … [Read more...]
Do you know how to properly source music for videos you create? At IBA, we teach you how to legally find the best music for your videos! Go ahead and 'pin' this so you can easily find these tips on how to properly source music for videos! How to Properly Source Music for Videos You've decided to take the plunge into video creation, and you want a little bit of background music. So you download the latest tune from your music sharing app and … [Read more...]
Here are 5 creative ways to promote blog posts other than sharing on social media. Use these methods from Sarah Nenni Daher from ND Consulting to alleviate boredom and increase traffic sources! - Thanks for sharing with us! Go ahead and 'pin' me so you can find this list later! Creative Ways to Promote Blog Posts Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest are where nearly every blogger promotes their articles across all of these social … [Read more...]
Are you a blogger who is looking for support? Need to grow your blog? Or maybe you just need to find your tribe. Learn the top five reasons you should join a blogging association today! Help other learn why they should join a blogging association by pinning this image! Which is My Favorite Blogging Association? I love International Bloggers' Association! I have been a member since early 2015 and enjoy the support I get with my … [Read more...]