Falling In Love With Google

It would be easy to have a constant love-hate affair with Google when you are trying to create your blogs and build products to sell.  Since Google is the premier search engine on the Internet, you cannot ignore formatting your online business to match Google’s “opinion” of how to do it. Your first task when…

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Heat Up Your Blog And Make Some Money

Most blogs are set up online to make the owner some money.  As a fulltime blogger your primary goal is to create an income stream for your blog, or monetize it, in the web vernacular.  There are many ways to do this, so let’s look at some to get you started in the right way.…

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It’s All Personal

There are two necessary techniques any blogger who wants to succeed will just have to master: creating a real relationship with their readers, and building a traffic flow of potential buyers. The Internet allows virtual contact with anyone, anywhere there is a laptop or desktop computer.  Wireless access is currently popular and allows users to…

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Think Outside The Box

Almost every tutorial on blogging tells you to post unique content and most of them also mention that most of the valuable subjects have been used and well-covered by hundreds or thousands of other blogs on the Internet.  That statement is true enough with a limited scope, but your response to that should be “So…

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Walk On The Wild Side, Part Two

In the first part of this post, Walk On The Wild Side, we looked at considerations for your first blog, things to bear in mind before you publish your site and your first post. Once you have established that your site works properly look again at your first and subsequent posts and follow these steps:…

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Walk On The Wild Side

When you start Internet marketing using any of the current options open to you, like websites, blogs, social media or tweets, you will be bombarded with decisions to make.  At first you will feel like you are walking blindfolded in a dark forest of hidden traps – a veritable Walk On The Wild Side. Instead…

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Decisions, Decisions!

I have been blogging for nearly four years now and used this domain, mandyallen.com, to promote and expand my self help interests.  The site has been very popular and posts have achieved large numbers of comments. About two years ago I started another domain focussing on teaching others how to blog.  This domain also was…

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Welcome to 2012

I had intended to write this post a week ago, however I arrived at my blog to find it had been hacked and I was directed to a foreign site.  On checking I discovered all my sites had been hacked (as I use a shared server rather than a reseller account at the moment).  Although…

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Why Use WordPress?

There is a wide range of ideas and opinions about the best blogging platform, but WordPress is the most used platform available. If you are looking for versatility and ease of use then WordPress could be the best solution for you and your blog.  There are literally thousands of free tools to help you to…

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A Time Saving Device For Your Online Business

There are so many pressures on our online time, so much work to do, so many things to keep up with.  Everyone is looking for those time saving devices that will enable you to do more, be more. Traffic Sponge is a tool that informs you every time a blog you visit is updated.  You…

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