May 2011

The FREE Facebook webinar is scheduled Tuesday, May 31st 2011 at 11 am PST / 2 pm EST / 7 pm GMT If you want to create a buzz on Facebook for your brands, products or service and want know how professionals make the best of it then read on.... Fellow Canadian Social Media Expert [...]

Problogger recently increased the price of his ebook "31 Days to Build a Better Blog" (31DBBB) to $29.99, but you can get it here at a 33% discount. The 31DBBB was released in 2008 and since then 19000 bloggers have downloaded it, 31DBBB is a downloadable ebook that is designed to revitalize your blog, it [...]

If God Blogged he would use Thesis :) Thesis has been one of the most successful Wordpress themes used by bloggers, Chris the founder of the Thesis Theme just released Thesis 1.8.1 which is a performance upgrade to the earlier version in terms of speed and loading. Thesis 1.8.1 also covers minor bug fix that [...]

Before, SEO community takes out its knives and daggers, and start walking towards me, let me clarify that I am not discarding SEO as a futile medium, neither am I writing off the importance of unique visitors coming from the search engines, however, I do have a problem with people obsessing too much about the [...]

How I Escaped “The Cubicle” (and You Can, Too…)

I’m a writer. Before that, I was a dishwasher, warehouse monkey, busboy, waiter, financial advisor, Google analyst, tour guide, and travel agent. Maybe you’re noticing a trend. With each successive job, I ruthlessly pursued two goals: Work in a mentally stimulating environment, and Avoid offices like the plague This lead to an all-important question: How [...]

Become a ProBlogger With Your Blog

Blogging has been around for several years now, its impact as a social phenomenon and its power as a marketing tool is somewhat new.  Becoming a ProBlogger is not something that just happens, making thousands of dollars each month from their sites takes a long time. When you are ready to start your own blog [...]

Blogging: Passion is not enough, you need time

Recently I have come across a number of articles which directly or indirectly inform the readers regarding the bright prospects of blogs, their importance as a source of passive income and the ease with which one can build oneself one of these rich goldmines. Well, I do not preclude their claims; neither do I have [...]

Darren Rowse (aka Problogger) released his third ebook titled Guide to First Week of Blogging and I bought it without thinking twice. But I am not in my first week of blogging, I've been blogging for a while now. Then why do I need this book. I am in my first week of blogging, I [...]

SEO vs PPC: Do they help or hinder each other?

Ahh, the good old fight between SEO and PPC.  As an SEO, it can be frustrating to see PPC diverting valuable clicks from keywords you are at number one for.  It can seem daft; why pay for a click when you could have got it for free if you had forced that visitor to click [...]

The Importance of a Social Media Plan

Research and planning is as vital in social media sites as it is in other forms of advertising and marketing. Every community is unique and will not respond in the same way. Though it may not be easy to keep track of the ROI of social media promotions, you should always have a set of [...]