Guest post spammers know the right keywords to use, how to craft an email and they understand that even a very small number of conversions can give them extremely valuable inbound links. So, here’s how to not get burned.
Wonder why people aren’t sharing your posts on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest? Why you don’t have many email subscribers? Time to do some homework!Pin It
I am so, SO excited to share this guest post with you today. It comes from my friend Kayla, who first came to me as a blog consulting client…but has quickly become one of my biggest inspirations. One of the tasks I gave her was to create a media kit, and I shared some of [...]
By now, you’ve heard about the Philadelphia food blogger who wrote an exclamation point-filled email to several restaurants offering them an “exciting opportunity” to be a “host restaurant” for a “VERY innovative and effective way” to promote their establishments, on a “first come, first serve” basis. There is SO SO SO MUCH BAD here that it would be easy to write off all bloggers as moochers…but I think there is a lesson to be learned, if you can just get through the aforementioned SO SO SO MUCH BAD.
A common question I get is: “Once I book a client or campaign, how do I invoice/report/settle up?” Here are some of the key things to keep in mind to not only be a good partner on one project, but to develop a good reputation (because a lot of these projects come from agencies that oversee multiple brands!) and get more and more jobs.
(MAKE SURE YOU READ ALL THE WAY TO THE BOTTOM FOR A SPECIAL GIVEAWAY!) Back in March, I posted a review (non-paid) of an online ad-serving tool called PassionFruit, and gave it a rousing, ringing endorsement. I know a lot of you signed up for the site and also took advantage (thanks!) of my offer [...]
I won’t claim to have been an Elmore Leonard fan, because I never read any of his books (I did watch the first season of “Justified,” which comes from one of his short novels). But after listening to a fascinating report on his life and death, done by NPR, I’m sort of dying to try [...]
Do you need to tell your readers when you got free product or something in a swag bag? What if you’re posting about something else and happen to mention a freebie? Here are the things you need to know about the do’s and don’ts from the FTC.Pin It