What Should My Blog Say About The Company?

On May 3rd, 2013, wrote:

Regardless of what a company is, or what products or services it offers, the company blog should offer an accurate representation of the company, on a more informal basis. Blogs provide an avenue for companies to share information, make announcements, and interact with current and potential customers through ongoing posts, comments, and replies. Some companies also include products for sale on their blogs, provide tutorials, present videos or podcasts, or may even offer forums as part of the blogs to invite even more interaction with and feedback from customers. The Company Blog Should Speak to the Customers Companies should use blogs to speak to or engage with customers, not merely to blog for the sake of blogging. That would be akin to people who talk for the sake of hearing themselves talk, not because they have any interest in interacting with others in a reciprocal form of communication. Instead, companies should use blogs as the company “voice” that establishes their – Read the full article

Useful Tips About Guest Blog Posts: Part 1

On April 26th, 2013, wrote:

As someone who is involved in blogging and all things related to it, you probably come across a lot of information from various sources. This would normally be a good thing, but the problem is that not all the information that comes your way is accurate or up-to-date. As with virtually everything related to the Web, there are a lot of misconceptions out there surrounding blogs and blogging. In the hopes of clearing some of the confusion related to guest blog posts, here are some secrets that I feel would be beneficial to all readers. Secret #1:  A guest blog post is a team effort If you are accustomed to blogging by yourself, one thing that might surprise you about guest blog posts is that it takes at least two people to accomplish. This means you will usually have to work with one other person and in some cases, even 2 or 3 others. Most sites will also have a – Read the full article

The 5 Best Alternatives To WordPress

On March 27th, 2013, wrote:

WordPress is the most preferred blogging and Content Management System (CMS) platform for any kind of blogging site as it has lots of plug-ins, is flexible, and user and SEO friendly. While there are numerous blogging and CMS platforms available, the best alternatives to WordPress are the following: Habari Designed, keeping in mind the present and upcoming requirements of the blogging community, it is a secure and free CMS that uses the latest software development techniques.It is very similar to WordPress as it has plug-ins and tagging.It also allows import of WordPress. It supports databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQ Lite and several users and sites with one installation. A full featured control panel makes it easy to monitor and control one’s website. This platform is absolutely free and the users can get a demonstration even without downloading the software. Google group and FAQs on Wiki offers support for the installation and running of Habari. It supports for a wide – Read the full article

Smart Tips To Make Your Blog Content Brilliant

On December 10th, 2012, wrote:

If a wide research can be made on the views and perceptions from different experts, then a super flexible list of  “how to” tips in order to increase the popularity of your blog can be made. Any blog can be successful if it utilizes the proper techniques for effective blogging. If the purpose of which can be revealed as a pre-determined destination, then the ultimate results can be gained. For this reason the execution of goals should be analyzed first. But most of us get stuck on that part. Here are some of the solutions to determine the scope of an effective blogging campaign that can yield highly satisfactory results. Effective Blogging Tips · When people think about blogging, the first thing that comes to mind is choosing a platform. And when people think about a blogging platform, it’s not that far off when people decide to choose WordPress. In all simplicity, WordPress is a great open source management system – Read the full article

How To Get Noticed In Your Blogging Niche

On December 6th, 2012, wrote:

It is estimated that 300 million websites launched in the U.S. in 2011, and more than 70 million were blogs on WordPress alone. From a global perspective, WordPress currently boasts nearly 60 billion blogs, with an estimated 100,000 being added daily. And that’s just one blogging site. For the blogger looking to infiltrate a niche, build up a following, and eventually monetize an online operation, these numbers can be a little daunting. And yet, it’s important to remember that the vast majority of bloggers are not going to impede your rise to the top. Only a small percentage could be considered competition largely because most do not have the same aspirations as you. For many people, starting a blog doesn’t entail dreams of grandeur – most just want to write on a topic that they are passionate about in order to share with family and friends or connect with like-minded individuals. As a result, they won’t take the steps necessary – Read the full article

Using Print Plugins For WordPress

On October 19th, 2012, wrote:

The WordPress platform is one of the most popular options for bloggers, and with good reason. There are a variety of themes available on WordPress that are suited to different types of blogs, from fashion blogs to political opinion. WordPress bloggers even have the option to upload custom built themes. Print plugins add functionality to WordPress blogs by allowing readers to print or save individual entries. Many print plugins are easy to install and they are simple enough for readers to use. However, most plugins only work with WordPress.org blogs rather than WordPress.com blogs. WordPress.com versus WordPress.org WordPress.org allows bloggers to have complete control over the code for their blogs, including the installation of custom plugins. However, WordPress.org requires bloggers to provide their own hosting for their blogs. WordPress.org bloggers are also responsible for maintaining updated versions of the WordPress software. WordPress.com provides a turnkey operation for bloggers, with ready-made themes and hosting provided. WordPress automatically updates the software for – Read the full article

Expert Tips To Build A Blog Community

On October 2nd, 2012, wrote:

Getting readers for your blogs is more difficult than creating a blog. If you post a blog and there is no one to read your blogs, there is no use in posting it. The ultimate purpose of blogging is to share your knowledge with others and connecting with them to have a mutually beneficial relationship. What can you do to make readers stay with you? You can’t cast a magic spell to keep them on your page but your content can. Make your blogs swarm with people by following the strategies explained below. Original Content Blogging is a world where duplicity is not tolerated by anyone. If you don’t give them unique content, they are going to forget your blog. Therefore, let every blog post you write be unique in terms of words and ideas. This makes it important for you to choose niches in which you can keep generating unique content. The originality of your content decides how much – Read the full article

Social Media for Travel Companies: Where We’re Headed (Plus Power Tips)

On December 29th, 2011, wrote:

For the travel industry, at least, social media is seen as more valuable than pay-per-click advertising. The World Travel Market 2011 report says that travel professionals see social media as one of the key revenue-generating channels over the next five years. As proof of this, the study found that eight out of ten travel-related businesses use some form of social media. Not only that: the World Travel Market 2011 also expects that in five years, half of all travel-related companies would be generating income and bookings on social media, rising from the current 22%. Out of those using social media marketing, around 50% do not even invest in PPC advertising, while 1 out of 5 of those who do use PPC aim to stop or reduce their spending in the next few years. It is very apparent that the travel industry loves social media. So if you are in the travel business, it is time to amp up your social media activities. Blogs – Read the full article