Is Blogging Still Relevant? Or An Outdated Technology and Strategy?

I often review this site’s search performance and old articles that aren’t attracting traffic. One of my articles was about naming your blog. Let’s forget that I’ve been writing this publication that long… as I read the old post I wondered if the term blog even really mattered anymore. After all, it’d been 16 years since I’d written the post on naming your blog and 12 years since I wrote my book on corporate blogging.

Grow Your E-Commerce Sales With This List of Creative Marketing Ideas

We’ve written before about the features and functionality that are critical to your e-commerce website building awareness, adoption, and growing sales with this e-commerce features checklist. There are also some critical steps that you should take when launching your e-commerce strategy. Ecommerce Marketing Strategy Checklist Make an amazing first impression with a beautiful site that’s targeted to your buyers. Visuals matter so invest in photos and videos that best represent your products. Simplify your site’s navigation to focus

7 Strategies Successful Affiliate Marketers Use To Drive Revenue To The Brands They Promote

Affiliate marketing is a methodology where people or companies can earn a commission for marketing another company’s brand, product, or service. Did you know that affiliate marketing leads social commerce and is in the same league as email marketing for producing revenue online? It is used by almost every company and, hence, is a great way for influencers and publishers to integrate it into their activities. Affiliate Marketing Key Statistics Affiliate marketing accounts for over

ActiveCampaign: Why Tagging Is Critical To Your Blog When It Comes to RSS Email Integration

One feature that I think is underutilized in the email industry is the use of RSS feeds to produce relevant content for your email campaigns. Most platforms have an RSS feature where it’s pretty simple to add a feed to your email newsletter or any other campaign you’re sending out. What you may not realize, though, is that it’s pretty easy to put very specific, tagged content, in your emails rather than your entire blog’s

The Top Legal Issues with Blogging

A few years ago, one of our clients wrote a great blog post and they were looking for a good image to feature with it. They used Google Image Search, found an image that was filtered as royalty-free, and added it to the post. Within days, they were contacted by a major stock image company and served with a bill for $3,000 to pay for the image use and avoid the legal issues associated with