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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
There’s a constant pressure to have a professional presence on social media. It’s easy to stress over whether to choose Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pintrest or even Google+. It’s down to you — the individual, but for twitter there’s an abundance of growth hacking tools to make your life easier. Narrow.io and Tweetfavy.com are similar in … Read moreWhat Twitter Growth Hacking Tool Should I Use?
When I was young, I used to love the Toys’R’Us adverts on TV. I remember that period of being off school just before Christmas and no doubt watching a little too much TV. I would be transfixed with the theme song and cartoon image of a car driving down the road slowly until the Toys’R’Us … Read moreDon’t Promise Your Kids Anything for Christmas