Darran Mansfield

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6 of the Best Pieces of Advice from Successful Writers

I’ve been reading some advice from successful writers lately and exploring what their routines are like to see what I can learn about<p>Here are six of …

How To Get Over 50,000 Visits to Your Blog in the First Month

<i>Note from Caleb: A few weeks back I got an email from a reader of Think Traffic that said, “I launched a new blog one month ago, started out with a</i> …

31 Easy Ideas To Create Content Your Customers Want

“I don’t know what to write about!”<p>If you are trying to recruit social ambassadors for your business, you will quickly run into this challenge from your colleagues.<p>And if you accept the Social Business imperative, you know that we all need to grow our army of storytellers in order gain a greater …

10 Awesome Headlines that Drive Traffic and Attract Readers - Jeffbullas's Blog

Creating headlines that drive traffic and attracts readers is part art with a dose of science.<p>If you don’t learn how to write a good headline then …

27 Ways to Reuse Blog Posts for Content Marketing

How to Up-cycle Blog Posts Into Effective Content Marketing<p>Earth Day aims to raise awareness for natural resources, by reusing and recycling products …

Traffic Generation: 32 Smart Ways To Drive More Traffic To Your Blog

Have you ever looked at your blog’s analytics and wondered when the hordes of visitors are going to start showing up?<p>You’re publishing great content …

Marketing

Kate the (Almost) Great

The Complete List of Evergreen Content Ideas for Your Blog

A good tweet peaks at 18 minutes. An evergreen blog post lasts for years.<p>It’s crazy to see the disparity between two pieces of content that we all …

150+ Attention-Grabbing Blog Title Ideas That Will Get You More Clicks

Do you want to attract more views for your next blog post? Then start with a <i>kick-ass title.</i><p><b>Crafting a title that makes an impact</b> is a great way to …

16 Ways to Come Up With Blog Post Ideas

I’m always on the lookout for ways to come up with blog post ideas because that’s one of the biggest blogging challenges that my readers have …

SEO & WordPress Specialist, Zurich

<b>MORE WEBSITE VISITORS?</b><p>Getting more people to your website is one of the biggest challenges of owning a blog or business.<p>We can help you bring more …

Infographic: The Benefits Of A Good Glass Of Water | A Black Girl's Guide To Weight Loss

written by Erika Nicole Kendall<p>Now… Mama told y’all before, and now? You’ve got a nice little picture to tell you again:<p>Thoughts?<p>Facebook Comments<p>The …

How to Create a Killer List Building Offer (Even if You Have No Product to Sell)

Shares 0<p>Last July, I was sitting at a table in a Portland Starbucks, biting my nails, wondering what the next hour would bring.<p>For the last three …

Everything You Need to Know About Email Marketing

Shares 0<p><i>Today is my 28th birthday. In order to start the celebration I’m giving subscribers a new ebook “How to Quit Your Job” that will eventually</i> …

64 Essential Tools for the Location Independent Entrepreneur

Shares 0<p>For a more in depth look at travel/business tools and resources, check out my free book Location Rebel Arsenal.<p><i>What kind of camera do you</i> …

Commuting While Working for Yourself

Shares 0<p>For the past few weeks I’ve been doing something I have never really had to do before: commute. You might be wondering how I could possibly …

Location Independent Myths Busted

Shares 0<p>Since I’ve started my adventure, I’ve learned that there is a very distinct difference from those that are traveling and those that are …

Why Your Blog Posts Are Falling Short of Greatness and What To Do About It

<i>This is a guest contribution by Belinda Weaver, marketing copywriter behind The Copy Detective.</i><p>You’ve finished your latest blog post and it’s pretty …

"Content" Isn't a Buzzword, It's the Future of Your Business - Copyblogger

Content Marketing is a hot topic, no doubt.<p>What you may not know, however, is that it’s been around for a <i>long</i> time, and that it’s finding itself in …

Forget about Marketing: Concentrate on Blogging

<i>This is a guest contribution by Nicholas Whitmore.</i><p>The title: What on earth does it mean?<p>Well, recently it seems like <b>a lot of bloggers fancy</b> …

15 Tips for Successful Fireworks Photography

15 tips for successful fireworks photography: what camera settings to use, what equipment do you need, how to set up and get the most colorful …

Fireworks

Family Portraits Dos and Don'ts

Pin It For a photographer, skills in family portraits are essential and are usually the bread and butter for up and coming photographers. Looking at …

Tell Us What You Want Out of a dPS Redesign

It has been a couple of years since we did a complete overhaul of the design of dPS so over the coming months we’ve commissioned a team of designers …

Digital Photography

So You Want to Be a Stock Photographer, Part II

Preface: There will be no images included in this entry. The point is to have the reader start reviewing the work of great stock shooters. Stock …

20 Photography Tips Every Travel Photographer Must Know

1. Get up Early The best light to capture most kinds of subjects is in the golden hours- one hour after sunrise and one hour before sunset (depend …

How to Create a "Standard Import" Preset in Lightroom 4

Introduction The following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Workflow System Workshop on DVD, a system designed to increase your post …

Learn How to Use the Sharpening Tools in Lightroom

There’s no question that Lightroom is a powerful piece of photo processing software, but due to that power sometimes it’s not as easy to wrap our …