Top 4 SEO Tips for Small Business Blogs on a Shoestring Budget

Writing on the Web

Consequently, a lot of small businesses and professionals today are struggling to achieve their SEO goals on a restricted budget. After all, for small companies, hiring an expensive agency is often not feasible. Having said that, there are still a lot of smart yet pocket-friendly SEO tips that businesses can implement on a shoestring budget. Here are 4 top SEO tips for small businesses on a shoestring budget: Contribute to High Authority Blogs in Your Niche.

Top 15 Online Marketing Tips and Tricks for Small Businesses

Biznology

The Internet and social media provide small businesses with a great and accessible set of new tools, technologies and opportunities for success. Small business owners can now be more successful with a little knowledge on how online marketing works and very little budget. All successful businesses market to a certain demographic. Tip #2 Align your business and online marketing your goals. Tip #6 Start a blog. Business Advice Digital Marketing

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Your Business Blog: Guest Blogging Etiquette

Writing on the Web

Guest Blogging Etiquette" src="[link] width="240" height="217" title="Your Business Blog: Guest Blogging Etiquette" /> Last month, we contributed a post asking if guest blogging is really a necessary element to a good blog. First, reciprocal guest blogging can be a great opportunity for all. It helps bring new readers to each blog that is involved. It’s a good idea to keep an open line of communication when it comes to guest blogging.

101 Tips from 50 Small Business Bloggers

Industrial Marketing Today

Home Marketing Matters About Contact B2B Marketing Store Company Website 101 Tips from 50 Small Business Bloggers by Achinta Mitra on September 29, 2009 in Industrial Marketing Blog , Industrial Websites , Social Media Marketing I came across an incredible blog post recently that I think every small business owner should read. Click here to read 101 Tips from 50 Small Business Bloggers.

Business Blogging: How to Optimize Older Posts

Writing on the Web

Clearly, one of the most important things that you can do when it comes to a business blog is to share new content. But what about those older blog posts that are hanging out on your blog somewhere? Make it easy for your blog reader s to learn more about your solutions to their problems. Yes, writing with passion is great, but as long as you’ve got readers on your blog, lead them to older posts. Business blogs can be tricky creatures.

Small Business Content Marketing: When to Hire A Freelance Writer?

Writing on the Web

When should you hire a freelance writer for your blog or website? Most small businesses don’t realize how much writing goes into publishing (and updating) a website or blog. Yet the content on your website or blog is the key component of your content marketing strategy. your web content should be well-written and SEO optimized — as well-thought out as anything else you do to market yourself and your small business.

50 Business Blog Post Ideas to Win the Internet

Zoominfo

Blogging is one of the most effective ways to build brand awareness. But coming up with good blog post ideas can be challenging. Unless you’re a small-business owner, you probably won’t be able to address all of these questions yourself. Here are 50 business blog ideas to help you fall back in love with blog writing. . List of Business Blog Post Ideas By Category. The sky’s the limit when it comes to brainstorming blog topics.

You Business Blog: Should You Make Money with Sponsored Posts?

Writing on the Web

Want to make money with your business blog ? There are a lot of different ways to use your blog to make money. One of the most common is soliciting blog sponsors who pay a set dollar amount monthly or yearly to write sponsored posts. A sponsored blog post can be a paid opportunity for a guest author; sometimes a company will sponsor a post written by the blog author about their product or service.

Your Business Blog Year 10: Is It Still Worth It?

Writing on the Web

Does blogging still make sense for your business? Is a business blog worth the time you need to research, write, format and publish quality content? Some busy professionals ask me if it’s worth it to blog or would keeping in touch with people through social media sites work just as well? It’s a good question, particularly for small businesses, coaches and consultants who don’t have staff and a lot of time.

How to Find Great Blogs for Better Business Blogging

Writing on the Web

Writing quality content is key for your business blog. Never stop focusing on better business blogging. But what about reading great blogs yourself? Why do you need to find great blogs to follow? If you want to build a better business blog, this is key: you must read the other great blogs in your field, and some others as well. When you find good info that’s helpful to your readers/clients, you’ll want to share that on your blog.

7 Reasons Why Your Business Blog Is Failing (And How To Fix Them)

Webbiquity

Having an online presence is all but a necessity for businesses today. So what’s a small business owner like you going to do about it? You can always set up a Facebook page or establish a company Twitter account, but these platforms may not be the best for every type of business. That’s why a regularly maintained blog is a must-have for every business. Anyone can start a blog for their business. Blogs are hard work.

Epic Business Blog Content: 2 Questions Every Blog Owner Must Ask

Writing on the Web

If you’re in business and have a business blog, you’re frequently challenged by what to write. In my ebook Content Marketing with Blogs , I suggest business blog posts should be written with the 4 E’s as a guide: What you publish on your business blog should: Entertain. As anyone who runs a blog knows, that’s a tall order, and if you score high in one or two of these qualities, you can feel pretty good.

Business Blog Attacks: How to Keep Comments Civil

Writing on the Web

What happens when a business blog is attacked by rude comments from readers? Blogging connects business owners with customers and potential clients in ways that a basic website cannot. One of the best features of a blog is the comment section because it makes it possible for the writer to hear back from readers. New ideas are gleaned from reader comments and they just make the blogging atmosphere a little more fun. 5 Uses for Your Business Blog.

How Small Businesses Can Use Real-Time Case Studies to Acquire New Clients

Webbiquity

Blogmore is a gifted writer, but his blogs never make it past the spam email folder of his clients. He sends a small, yet powerful, email message along with his blogs to the clients. As a result, his business flourishes. His blog’s search engine ranking improves by 15%. Effective user acquisition strategy is the new Holy Grail for all small business owners and marketers. As a freelancer, your blog may contain the most useful tips.

Best Business Blogging Tips and Guides of 2010 (So Far), Part 1

Webbiquity

Stumped for new blog post topic ideas? Struggling to increase blog traffic? Learn how to make your blog the center of your social media efforts, build traffic, write great posts and more here in some of the best tips, tactics and guidance for blogging of 2010 so far. 100+ SMB Blogging Ideas to Kick Start 2010 by Small Business Trends. How to Never Run Out of Blog Topics to Write About by Internet Marketing for Business Owners.

Top 16 SaaS Bloggers: Best Business Blogs You Can Learn From

Single Grain

Education can come in a number of different ways, but if you want to stay on top of the latest technology, growth hacks and business management strategies, the best place to look is: the leading SaaS blogs. His posts on the blog are outstanding.

Law Firm Marketing 101: An Essential Guide for Family Lawyers

Go Beyond SEO

Why are your competitors getting more business than you are? After all, 85% of people hit the internet when they’re looking for local businesses, so a strong online presence goes a long way. Using the online world to gain business requires a few elements. Blog and Blog Well. Blogging is an important way to improve your digital marketing. Those are just the benefits you get from posting each blog.

5 Ways to Make Your Business Blog Remarkable

Writing on the Web

How do you make your business blog really remarkable? The main goal of writing a blog, whether for business or otherwise, is to get people to read what you write. But attracting readers to a new blog (or even an established one) is easier said than done. So how do you build a readership base and continuously gain new readers to keep your blog and your business going. Here are a few ways to make your business blog one to watch.

Law Firm Marketing 101: An Essential Guide for Family Lawyers

Go Beyond SEO

Why are your competitors getting more business than you are? After all, 85% of people hit the internet when they’re looking for local businesses, so a strong online presence goes a long way. Using the online world to gain business requires a few elements. Blog and Blog Well. Blogging is an important way to improve your digital marketing. Those are just the benefits you get from posting each blog.

Starting a New Blog?6 Things a Business Blog Must Have

Writing on the Web

Are you starting a new blog ? What should you include in your blog if you want to use it to attract clients? I’ve been talking about how to start a blog in my recent series of posts. They won’t stay, they won’t get to know you and they won’t subscribe to your blog. Everything on your blog should reflect your branding identity, customer personality preferences, and be clear about the kinds of problems you solve for your clients.

16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

This final installment covers some fascinating though sometimes contradictory and confusing stats about business blogging and the value of marketing. For example, what percentage of businesses maintain company blogs? First, all of these numbers seem a tad high; other (fairly) recent research has reported that 55% of small businesses have blogs but just 31% of Fortune 500 enterprises do. 9 Business Blogging Stats and Facts.

SEO Basics for Small Business Professionals: 2 Steps Anyone Can Do

Writing on the Web

2 Steps Anyone Can Do" alt=" SEO Basics for Small Business Professionals: 2 Steps Anyone Can Do" />. 2 Steps Anyone Can Do" width="228" height="166" /> If you’re a small business professional, you may end up doing a lot of your website updating yourself. If you’re not using search engine optimization (SEO) to promote your business online, you’ve at least heard of it. 8 Blog SEO Tips for Top Search Results.

5 Family Law Marketing Ideas That Won’t Break the Budget

Go Beyond SEO

You could be losing business when potential clients come to your website simply by misrepresenting yourselves or not having accessible information. 57 percent of users say they won’t recommend a business with a poorly designed mobile site. 97 percent of consumers use the internet to find local businesses , so the ability to have search engines find you is essential. To learn more about SEO and why you need it, you can read our last blog. Lawyer Blogging.

11 Pro Tips for Better Business Blogging

delicious b2bmarketing

Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Explore Classifieds Trending Stories OMG, the Oxford English Dictionary Added New Words! Blogging isn’t easy — and certainly not for individuals who don’t have the capacity or desire to commit their minds and time to a long-term cause. Become an Industry Expert Use the blog to position yourself as an industry expert.

5 Family Law Marketing Ideas That Won’t Break the Budget

Go Beyond SEO

You could be losing business when potential clients come to your website simply by misrepresenting yourselves or not having accessible information. 57 percent of users say they won’t recommend a business with a poorly designed mobile site. 97 percent of consumers use the internet to find local businesses , so the ability to have search engines find you is essential. To learn more about SEO and why you need it, you can read our last blog. Lawyer Blogging.

A Small Business Owner's Guide To Building Credibility

Hubspot

As a small business owner, you recognize the importance of making people aware of your organization's credibility. For nearly 100 years the Better Business Bureau (BBB) helped you work towards that goal by rating reputable small businesses. While the BBB will remain an important player in this landscape, small business owners should take the time to build credibility for their companies independently of other parties.

Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog

Webbiquity SMM

Over the last decade, business blogs have gone from being a novelty to a leading-edge practice to an essential element for any company seeking to optimize its presence on the web. According to Small Business Trends and HubSpot , the percentage of businesses with blogs has increased from less than half in 2009 to nearly two out of three in 2011. Why are so many companies now embracing blogging?

5 Family Law Marketing Ideas That Won’t Break the Budget

Go Beyond SEO

You could be losing business when potential clients come to your website simply by misrepresenting yourselves or not having accessible information. 57 percent of users say they won’t recommend a business with a poorly designed mobile site. 97 percent of consumers use the internet to find local businesses , so the ability to have search engines find you is essential. To learn more about SEO and why you need it, you can read our last blog. Lawyer Blogging.

A Sampling of the Sexiest Business Blogs on the Internet

Hubspot

Have you ever looked at a blog that just took your breath away? No matter what industry they''re in, companies are stepping up their game by focusing on their blog design in addition to content. And it''s not just B2C companies -- B2B companies are investing serious time into the design of their business blogs, too. Part of having a beautiful design is also improving the user experience of your blog. However, what I''m most proud of is how the blog feels.

12 Revealing Charts to Help You Benchmark Your Business Blogging Performance [NEW DATA]

Hubspot

Most inbound marketers understand that business blogging is a critical part of a comprehensive inbound marketing strategy. Furthermore, how does that vary between B2B and B2C companies, and smaller and larger businesses? Wouldn't it be great to have some blogging benchmarks to go by? In this post, we've pulled 12 charts and graphs that highlight some valuable blogging benchmarks to help you get on the right track with your business blogging efforts.

How to Create a Successful Business Blog in Minutes

Hubspot

Fact: it is obscenely easy to set up a business blog today and begin driving new, qualified traffic to your site soon. Regular readers of HubSpot's blog are probably already experiencing the benefits of regular blogging, including harvesting the long tail of search traffic to drive incremental, high-quality leads to their site. If you're not already doing this, though, you can and you should be blogging for your business. Start Blogging at 60mph.

Why Every Business Blog Needs Evergreen Content

Hubspot

When it comes to the different types of content you can publish on a business blog , there is a world of possibilities. But among all those variations of blog content is a very important one that often gets overlooked. That, my friend, is evergreen content , and every blog could use some. In this article, we'll dive into what evergreen content is (and isn't), why it's so important to the success of a blog, and how you can effectively leverage it for your business.

4 Ways to Keep People Reading Your Blog

Writing on the Web

The thing to know about business blogging is that it’s a continual quest to make your blog better. Most of us don’t blog for the fun of it, we do it because we want readers coming to our website. Then, take your answers and blog about them. Taking the time to read other blogs that are related to your topic or industry can help you to think of ideas for content that might not ordinarily be in your wheelhouse.

The 10 Most-Read Posts of 2018

Webbiquity

Today we all start the adventure anew, another year of family, friendships, experience, and of course (for readers of this blog)—digital marketing. But before launching into new ideas, campaigns, strategies, and tactics for 2019, here’s a quick look back at the top 10 most-read posts on the Webbiquity blog in 2018. Of small business owners who use social media, 92% agree that “social media marketing is important for my business.” Happy New Year!

Five Top SEO Tips for Bloggers

Webbiquity

77% of Internet users read blogs, and after falling to a low of 21% in 2015, more than three-quarters of Fortune 500 companies now maintain corporate blogs. Blogs are especially popular among students who have access to fast Internet connectivity and a lot of ideas to share.

Easy to Make Ebook and Blog Writing Mistakes

Writing on the Web

Here’s why it’s so easy to make these common ebook and blog writing mistakes: Many small business professionals with a business blog are keenly interested in getting their message out there, and don’t care so much in writing “properly.”. Blog writing with a conversational tone is good for connecting with people, for sure. You should, however, make a concerted effort to follow grammar and writing rules that make your blog easier to read.

Want to Double Your Blog Earnings? Take the Zero to Blogging Hero Challenge

Webbiquity

The brilliant Ann Smarty and her team at MyBlogU are launching a new blogging contest which could win your new blog a big prize—if you’re up for the challenge. In The MyBlogU Blog Launchpad: Content Zero to Blogging Hero Challenge , participants will be required to start a brand new site (with a new domain; no expired domains or old blogs) and build up the content and traffic for six months (with the help and support of the MyBlogU community!).

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