How to Use Social Media to Promote Your Website or Blog

You’ve probably heard that social media tools can be great for promoting your website or blog. Maybe you’ve even jumped in and tried a few. Now it’s time to take social media more seriously — to build a social media marketing plan that incorporates some of the right tools for promoting your unique website or blog to your unique audience. In order to come up with the right social media

How to Prevent (and Deal With) Content Theft

You’ve probably heard the phrase content is king. And that’s truer than ever on the Web with the fast growth in social media. If you want to succeed online, you can increase your chances by providing high quality content. That’s what people keep coming back for. That’s what people share via their favorite social media outlets (like Twitter). And that’s what people naturally link to, which in turn influences search

Free Blog Hosts vs Self-Hosted Blogs

Do you run one or more blogs? Are you planning on launching one? You’ve probably come across some different hosting options to consider including free blog hosts (such as with and self-hosted blogs (what you get at for example). Which should you use? First let’s take a quick look at what each of these options are to help clarify them for new or soon-to-be bloggers. Then we’ll look

Make Money Online Blogging

Do you wish you could make money online? Do you like to write? If both of those things sound like you, you might be a good candidate for making money online through blogging. So from one professional blogger to aspiring professional bloggers, I’d like to give you a little bit of background about how bloggers actually make their money. Let’s start by looking at two common misconceptions about making money

Website and Blog Launch Glossary

If you plan to launch a new website or blog, you might come across some unfamiliar terms in the process. This website and blog launch glossary can help you sort through the confusion and get your new site live on the Web in no time. You can also check another comprehensive startup glossary from our sister site A   Above the Fold – Content appearing on a website when

What is a Blog?

You probably come across blogs frequently online. They’re small niche sites where you might find recipes. They’re websites that share personal stories. And sometimes they’re even tied to major media outlets on the Web. But what exactly are blogs? Before you attempt to launch a blog of your own, it’s important to understand what a blog is and what types of blogs exist. Let’s take a look at that now.