How to Optimize a Blog for SEO and the Tactic Used to Grow Organic Traffic by 223% in 2 Years

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Why optimize a blog for SEO? Well, writing that doesn’t rank is content suicide. Content promotion is a laborious process that often doesn’t have a return on your efforts beyond the first or second week. I lived this pain for months. You see a steep rise and then the fall of traffic is as quick. … Read moreHow to Optimize a Blog for SEO and the Tactic Used to Grow Organic Traffic by 223% in 2 Years

How to Become a Better Writer and Other Content Writing Tips for Beginners

For non writers, it’s a common belief that being a good writer is a genetically determined trait. We see it in the same vein as being a natural singer. You’re either born with the vocal ability to belt out a falsetto lullaby pitch perfectly, or your voice should be reserved for your rubber ducky in … Read moreHow to Become a Better Writer and Other Content Writing Tips for Beginners

Showing, Not Telling Is Still the Biggest Hurdle in Content

Many bad guest post samples have come into the Kayako blog recently. One reason was because the page was visible to Google, so Sir Spamalot and his friends were pitching me crap. But mainly what was wrong with the posts is the lack of depth they go into. They insist on telling, not showing. Good writing … Read moreShowing, Not Telling Is Still the Biggest Hurdle in Content

How and Why I Revamped the Kayako Newsletter Design

Please raise your hand if you run an email newsletter and you find getting clicks incredibly tough. Please raise your other hand if you think your newsletter design has something to do with that. Having someone open your email is the ultimate privilege but not providing something that’s relevant to their needs is the ultimate … Read moreHow and Why I Revamped the Kayako Newsletter Design

How to Get Social Media Traffic from Medium, Facebook, and LinkedIn

Marketers all over the internet know that social media can help bring traffic to their blogs or websites. It’s a message that’s shared far and wide, yet no one has included the recipe for that secret sauce. Yet, we’re dealing with a new kind of social media, or a social media 2.0. Before social media … Read moreHow to Get Social Media Traffic from Medium, Facebook, and LinkedIn

Five Fundamentals of Simple SEO on WordPress . Com

Optimizing for SEO on WordPress.com (not .org, see the difference) can be tricky. This is because you’re not given plugin tools like Yoast or All in One SEO that can make search engine ranking easier. And, to make matters worse, WordPress tell you their blogs are built with SEO in mind, but they don’t actually tell you … Read moreFive Fundamentals of Simple SEO on WordPress . Com

This Time next Year Where Will You Be?

It’s amazing what can happen in year. Each year it gets to the end of July and you’ll see teachers celebrate the end of the school term. If you’re the standard office worker you might even feel slightly jealous. Who wouldn’t be? Everyone loves six weeks off. I’m not jealous. Why? Because this time last … Read moreThis Time next Year Where Will You Be?

How to Turn Your Kayako Internship into a Full Time Job

Getting a foot in the entrepreneurial and tech world can be one of the hardest feats to conquer. Let alone finding a specific or set method to start an internship and secure it as a full-time position. When I was first getting started in the tech world, I had some prior knowledge of what to … Read moreHow to Turn Your Kayako Internship into a Full Time Job

Craft out a Facebook Strategy and Get Readers to Your Blog

Everyone wants to pull traffic to their site from Facebook. But being active on Facebook is one of the main anxieties for any budding entrepreneur or blog enthusiast. There’s some specific ways to increase your reach, get more interactions and build traffic back to your blog. The only thing you need is a Facebook strategy. … Read moreCraft out a Facebook Strategy and Get Readers to Your Blog

The Simple Way to Get People to Read Your Blog Post on Facebook

One of the main issues with running a blog is getting readers. But attracting readers IS the hard part, it can be overwhelming deciding where and how to start. Many people use social media to attract new readers to read their blog posts, download their ebooks, or sign up to their mailing lists. But, if … Read moreThe Simple Way to Get People to Read Your Blog Post on Facebook