Here is a disturbing fact you should already know as an astute blogger: although you can’t control who links to what on your website, Google can penalize you, if any of those incoming links are classed as toxic backlinks.
In fact, the Google algorithm update (known as Panda) made it very clear that just as good back links improve your search engine rankings, toxic backlinks will bring down search positions. Panda was apparently developed to reduce the prevalence of low-quality, thin content in the search results, and to reward unique, compelling content.
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According to the Search Engine Journal, at the time Panda launched, user complaints about the increasing influence of “content farms” were growing rampant. Google’s Panda algorithm assigns pages a quality classification, used internally and modeled after human quality ratings, that is incorporated as a ranking factor.
But first, what are backlinks?
Annoying? Isn’t it?
Everyday you read success stories of bloggers making mega bucks from blogging, yet your blog is more of an expensive hobby than a money-making business.
What if you could create a signature coaching program that actually sells? Today, I’m going to show you how you can create your own wildly successful signature coaching program, despite the following handicaps:
I know you will agree with me when I say that the headlines you choose for your blog posts serve the same purpose as headlines in a magazine or newspaper. They either draw the reader in, or they push them away.
“On the average, five times as many people read the headlines as read the body copy. It follows that unless your headline sells your product, you have wasted 90 percent of your money.”
– David Ogilvy (Regarded as the Father of Advertising)
Your goal as a blogger, writer, author or copywriter is to craft captivating headlines.
Here are 3 essential attributes of a compelling headline:
It’s okay. You can admit it.
You dream of blogging success and the limitless opportunities that come with having a profitable niche for your blog. Unfortunately, you’re not making any money from your blog.
If your blog has no clear focus or you’re still struggling with choosing a profitable niche for your blog, then you’re in for a treat. That’s because in this blog post, I will show you step by step, how to create a profitable niche for your blog to get you started on the road to blogging success…
The 5 Things People Will Pay You For.
There are generally 5 things that people will pay you for. Even if they don’t have money, they will find a way to get it. And you’ve got to have this in mind when choosing your niche and developing courses and coaching programs.
People will generally pay you for:
I know what you are going through. Right now!
You were excited to launch your brand-new blog. But your excitement soon turned to despair when you realized that your website is a ghost town with no visitors, despite having great content.
So, you sign up to the email list of all the marketing and blog traffic gurus to learn how to fix this, but for the life of you, your traffic won’t go up no matter which strategy you leverage.
What you’re feeling right now is very common. Not only have I experienced it, but when I started this blog, I even took out Facebook ads that didn’t quite work, to put it mildly. So, I thought I would do something a bit different in this blog post – give you a proven, shockingly easy, step-by-step strategy that works.
Exasperating, isn’t it?
That feeling you get when you know the benefits of having a landing page that converts like crazy, yet your landing page sucks! Well, today you’re in luck because I am going to take you through the rudiments of making the best landing pages that really work.
What is a Landing Page?
But first, what is a landing page? A landing page can be any page that someone lands on after clicking on an online marketing call-to-action. The best landing pages are dedicated, stand-alone pages that are designed for a specific marketing campaign.
Let me shock you. There’s a new four letter word or acronym that can destroy your business: GDPR or more accurately, the EU GDPR!
Here is what I mean.
If you’re a blogger or other on-line business person. If you have an email list. If you collect, process or hold any other personal data for people on your list or members of your tribe. And if anybody on your list is a citizen of the European Union (EU), then the GDPR (EU GDPR) applies to you. And a breach of the EU GDPR can close your business and bankrupt you. More about that in a moment. But first, some more information about the EU GDPR.
You can say MailChimp is the Toyota of email marketing and email automation.
Let me explain.
MailChimp is synonymous with email marketing. In the same way that the “Hoover” brand name is synonymous with vacuum cleaners and vacuuming in different countries! So its kind of weird to think there could be any MailChimp alternatives. But there are! As iconic as MailChimp is, there are some fantastic MailChimp alternatives out there.
And in this article, I am going to show you the 8 best MailChimp alternatives on the market today!
But first, let’s explore email marketing, email automation and email service providers, so we are singing from the same hymn sheet!
Here is a statistic that should scare you: Over 50 million blogs will fail in the next 18 months and your current or future blog could very well be one of them. Yes, you could FAIL as a blogger this year!
This is what I mean.
Last year, 63 million new blogs were created. I know because according to WP Virtuoso, a new blog is created every half a second, and there are 86,400 seconds in a day! Now, research by Bloomberg (quoted by Forbes) shows that 8 out of 10 businesses fail in the first 18 months. That’s a colossal 80% of new small businesses including new blogs. So 80% of the new blogs created last year will crash and burn in the next 18 months!
That’s right: 8 out of 10!!!
The question is: Will your blog be one of the few that will survive? Or will you fail as a blogger in the next 18 months?
I think you will agree with me when I say that your goal as a blogger or writer is to craft captivating or irresistible headlines. These are headlines that stir up your readers’ curiosity, and make them want to read your blog post.
How to write irresistible headlines
Here are 5 quick tips to help you write irresistible headlines – amazing, captivating, creative and compelling headlines…faster.