Category Archives: Blogging Notes
In a surprise shakeup, Google has announced that it will be shutting down Google Reader on July 1, 2013. This move comes as Google tries to consolidate its services — to put more wood behind fewer arrows, as its CEO says. This consolidation first resulted in numerous services being rolled up under Google+ (including Reader and Picasa) in 2011, then a bunch of shutdowns throughout 2012, and now the shutdown of Reader and iGoogle in 2013. As Google attempts to reduce its reliance on Search, which still accounts for 90% of the company’s income, we can expect more consolidation behind a few key products: Android, Chrome, and Google+.
We have long been trying to figure out what pillar content actually is…
In this infographic, I have listed the best three ways to mold regular content into pillar content, that is, pillar-izing your content.
“If it sounds like something else, it’s not going to be strong in the marketplace,” Ms. Adelson says. The founders of Bonobos Inc., an online-only men’s apparel retailer in New York, wanted a name that was whimsical yet reflected that their clothing was clearly for guys, not gals.
So they named the company after a great ape, an endangered species that’s pronounced bo-NOH-bos, not BON-oh-bos.
Not only in the brick-n-mortar world, brand is WHAT makes you stand among the billions and billions of online blog arena that crop up everyday on the World Wide Web.
That’s why writing a good pitch is so important. There are many different ways to write a pitch, but it needs to contain some important factors in order to work.
Here is what a good pitch should include:
- Address the blogger or editor by name.
You can usually find the name by reading the About page or by googling the blog.
- Say why you love the blog you’d like to write for.
The best way is to give a link to a post you especially enjoy. Choose a post written by the blogger, and not by a guest poster.
Here I am, and I am going to talk about one of the most interesting subjects on blogging today.
Can you make money blogging – fast and easy? No, you cannot.
Before I proceed further, I want to show you a Warrior Forum thread on the same topic – “So how much money do you really make?”
Got a new blog?
Want to grow it to mammoth proportions?
Then you’ve got to be guest posting.
You probably don’t need me to tell you this – the smartest minds in the blogosphere have already wizened up to the fact that guest posting is one of the best ways you can find to grow a new blog.
If you want to improve your writing, where do you look for inspiration?
I mean, would you use Shakespeare as your guide?
Or other famous authors?
I hope not. Because writing for the Net is different.
The new style of blog writing is based upon …
The answer may surprise you.