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By PotPieGirl | All the helpful and awesome internet marketing content and tutorials I've read.

Amazon Changes Affiliate Commission Rates – It's Official, Folks!

The other day, I talked about rumors of a big change to the affiliate commission rates for Amazon Associates. Well.... it's not a rumor anymore - It …

How to do SEO if Your Niche is Saturated

I recently asked the Freelance to Freedom community the following question:<p><b>What is your #1 single biggest Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) challenge</b> …

Confessions of a Google Spammer

Before I became an inbound marketer, I once made $50,000 a month spamming Google. I worked a maximum of 10 hours a week. And I am telling you from …

The Magical Content that Gets Links and Shares - New Research

Pinterest Hidden Image CSS In A Blog Post: BIG Image Trick For Pinterest

You may have heard of the Pinterest hidden image trick. It’s actually a totally clever way to provide a huge image in a blog post that can be saved …

5 Top WordPress SEO Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

In this post I am going to show you the most common WordPress SEO mistakes I see on a daily basis, and exactly how to fix them.<p>Some of these mistakes …

My Top 10 WordPress Plugins For Easier and BETTER Blogging Results

When you’re blogging for money, TIME is money, right? Anything that helps you blog better and faster is an asset. Anything that helps you get faster …

How I Increased My Blog Traffic By 189.4% In 30 Days

Ranking in Google - The 2 Things You Need

PotPieGirl.com Posts & Pins

Pinterest done right = amazing difference! Tripled my traffic in only 30 days<p>See More<p><i>23</i><p><i>3</i><p>One simple thing you can do to instantly increase your Amazon …

Was it Marketers that ruined social media? Yes they did.

A few years ago, social media was simple. On Twitter, we posted what we were doing. On Facebook, we posted with whom we were doing that. On YouTube, …

Social Media Marketing

A new way to keep track of ideas you try on Pinterest

So you’ve found an idea on Pinterest and brought it to life. Now what? Maybe you pulled off your first homemade Halloween costume, or you discovered …

Internet Marketing Tips & Help from PotPieGirl

8 FATAL Pinterest Mistakes-<p><i>and how to fix them</i><p><b>Free Guide from PotPieGirl</b><p><b>Are YOU making these 8 fatal mistakes on Pinterest?</b><p>If so, these mistakes are …

How To Turn Boring Topics Into Awesome Content Marketing

Now I hear it all the time<p>“You know I can’t do content marketing in my niche because it’s too small or I sell penis enlargement pills and so I can’t …

Hurry Up! Fail Faster!

How many things in your life have you not even tried because you were afraid of screwing up? Is fear of failure keeping you from taking any action? …

Microsites: 3 Best Practices for Your Next Event

With the right mix of planning and creativity, a microsite can help deliver great results for your next event.

Web Design

10 Commandments to Secure Your WordPress Website

A successful blog doesn’t just involve signing in to your account and posting an article. There are so many things that need to be done, which you …

SEO is not dead; it’s just a shape-shifter

I’m so tired of hearing various pundits say that SEO is dead. Maybe they are merely being provocative. Perhaps they need to fill seats in their …

SEO

Why Pinterest Matters to Marketing [Infographic]

Pinterest's growth and engagement<p>Despite the fact that it's only five years old, Pinterest is the third most popular social network in the United …

Social Media Marketing
Machine Learning

7 Web Form Optimization Insights from Testing Hundreds of Forms

As marketers, we spend countless hours acquiring traffic and crafting persuasive content, but too often we drop the ball at the final stage of the …

Conversion Rate

Why You Need a Sustainable Competitive Advantage – HW #92

A competitive advantage is only a real advantage if it’s sustainable over time. In this episode, we’ll explain why you should seek to build marketing …

Digital Marketing

Google Removes Sitelinks from Bottom of Most Search Results Listings

Hot on the heels of Google removing Notable Online from the desktop search results, Google has also removed most of the sitelinks from the desktop …

Why + How To Update Your Old Blog Posts (I got 490,000+ pageviews when I did!)

Let me cut to the chase, friends. I updated an old post. For some reason, it went so viral it crashed my site and brought in thousands of new …

Internet Marketing

How to Build a Business Using Only Social Media

(Psst…Pin This Image to Save it For Later)<p>One of the reasons social media is so fascinating to me, is it allows people to create a following, …

My New Office Hours Strategy

Over the past month, I’ve been blessed with more business. However, I’ve also been struggling with time management and juggling priorities, …

Google RankBrain 101: Essential RankBrain Strategies

BrightLocal recently polled its customers about their knowledge of <b>Google RankBrain</b>. When asked, <b>62% of digital marketing professionals have either not</b> …

SEO

Creative Entrepreneurs Need to Charge What They’re Worth

Recently, a writer in a Facebook group for creative entrepreneurs shared something that ruffled my feathers. A client wanted her to write “easy” …

Publishing

7 Simple Ways To Get Profitable Blog Post Ideas (even when your brain is completely blank)

It happens to all bloggers from time to time – we open the create new post screen, see that big BLANK white space we need to fill with words and …

Creativity