Writing & Publishing On The Web

By Linda Aksomitis | Guide to developing Web content and ebooks.

5 Content Formats That Perform Way Better Than Plain Blog Posts

Jas Kaur is the co-founder of QuikConsult<p>More than two-thirds of all the content on the internet is visual in nature. This means that web is driven …

Infographics

How to analyze competitor’s backlinks to plan your own backlink strategy

While Google keeps claiming that its algorithms are focusing on showing good content first, there’s no doubt that backlinks are still one of the most …

SEO

7 Simple Tips to Make Your Blog Posts SEO Friendly

<i>The following is a guest post by David Boozer….</i><p>7 simple tips to make your blog posts more SEO friendly, that is what we will focus on here to help …

SEO

Colour Assignment - Preferences

Preferences - Favorite Color<p>Our preference for a specific color can be related to how we feel in any situation, how we want to feel, and even how we …

Why your social media following fails to grow (and how you can finally grow it)

Growing a social media following is not a simple task. It’s not enough to post great content, it’s not enough to follow people, it’s not even enough …

Social Media Marketing

Ultimate Guide to Measuring Social Media ROI

Social media ROI is one of the most heavily debated topics in the online marketing world. Why? Because measuring the effectiveness of social media …

Social Media Marketing

99 Strong Verbs to Make Your Content Pop, Fizz and Sparkle

Do you ever read text and wonder …<p><i>Why do the words jump off this page?</i><p>Why does this writing feel energetic and strong?<p>Why is it so fast-paced?<p>And do …

ESL

Writing Creepy Scenes by Rayne Hall

Tweet<i>Please welcome back author and monthly RU contributor Rayne Hall.</i>Do you want to write a ghost story? Are you working on a thriller, an urban …

Home Improvement

Myth or Fact: Does Amazon Own My Ebook When I Publish On Kindle?

We’ve all heard rumors about e-publishing and having all of your rights stolen without payment. Sometimes these rumors are spread by someone …

Publishing

7 Powerful Reasons Why Everything Begins with Content Strategy

The more we share, the more we have...<p>The days of ‘just posting’ on social media are over. The days of updating content on your website every 6 …

Content Marketing

5 Actions That Make Keywords Irrelevant | Marketing Your Website Successfully | Better Traffic, Dream Clients

Earlier this week I shared why keyword research is still relevant regardless of what platform you use (because you want to be found by buyers), today …

SEO

Chet Singh Fort, Seen from the Ganges River in Varanasi, India

Click on title to view photo in large format. Along the Ganges River in Varanasi, India, more than 90 stairways (ghats) lead down to the river. …

Travel

5 Visual Marketing Case Studies That Will Teach You the Power of Images

Content marketing is all about creating useful content that people will benefit from and tell others about. Written content has its role, and, often …

Digital Marketing

Falling in Love with Freelance Writing Jobs in a New Niche? 4 Tips for Marrying Your Passion with Your Expertise

About nine months ago, I found my dream client by happy accident (or a very skilled Facebook algorithm). It was fun, quirky, dedicated to my one true …

Content Marketing

Robert Sawyer Talks About Science Fiction

Robert Sawyer said, “I care deeply and passionately about this genre [science fiction]” during a presentation I attended at the Ontario Library …

Science Fiction

The Truth About AdSense Earnings

There seems to be more “My AdSense Sky Is Falling” griping across forums, blogs and social media, this year than in past years. Is there any truth to …

Digital Advertising

Viral Marketing: 27 Awesomely Scientific Ways to Make Your Content Go Viral!

9 Easy Ways to Repurpose Old Content for New Social Media Posts

Re-purposing your content can be a great way to increase your productivity and maximize your efforts.

Content Marketing

How to Use Twitter Lists to Follow Thousands (and Appear Superhuman)

Having trouble managing your Twitter presence with so many followers? Here are 10 ways to use Twitter Lists to be an *ever-present engager* with them …

How to Make Interactive Content Work in Your Marketing

You’ve probably done it. Late one night, you’re looking for something to watch, and before you know it, you’re staring at your screen taking one of …

Content Marketing

How to Create a Quiz for your Blog and Grow Your Email List

If you are looking for a unique way to grow your email list or to engage your followers, you may want to create a quiz.<p>I was given the opportunity to …

Quizzes

How To Get Massive Social Shares For Your Next Expert Roundup Post by JoeElliottSYDJ

Internet of Things examples and applications in real life: list and cases

<b>The best way for organizations to look at the potential of Internet of Things (IoT) deployments to succeed in their digital transformation efforts,</b> …

Content, content, content: How to build a successful online strategy

We live in a world of interruption. Despite all the encouraging words spoken by the world’s marketers promising to move away from the crack cocaine …

11 Secrets to Writing Effective Character Description

The characters in our stories, songs, poems, and essays <i>embody</i> our writing. They are our words made flesh. Sometimes they even speak for us, carrying …

Storytelling

25 Books Guaranteed to Make You a Better Writer

Everyone has a story to tell. And pretty much everyone (at least everyone of a certain variety) has dreamed about writing that story down and sharing …

6 Digital Trends in 2017 That Will Redefine Influence and Interaction for Marketers

In 2016, we've seen mobile completely redefine how people interact with one another as well as with brands. And while social and mobile have had an …

Marketing

How To Use Flipboard's User-Generated Magazines To Promote Your Own Content

It’s no secret that Flipboard is a resounding success among people (50 million of them) who want to consume a wide range of organized content. But in the two weeks since Flipboard announced their user-generated magazine feature, more than 500,000 personalized magazines have been created. For most, …

How to Improve Your Social Media Monitoring and Understand Influencers

Success in social media marketing comes from consistency and understanding your audience. Consistency is the easy part here, just stay focused on …