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Picking The Most Suitable CMS For Your Blog (Infographic)

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What CMS did you use for your blog?

If you’re going to be blogging regularly, then you will be in need to choose the right CMS. Using CMS is much better for helping your manage your content without having to know how to code. A CMS is your blog’s platform. There are various platforms that bloggers can use, but WordPress is the most approachable.

However, there are more options out there. Take a look at the infographic below for more popular CMS you can use for your blog.

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Infographic credit: OnBlastBlog

Good Images Is The Secret of A Good Blog Post (Infographic)

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The secret of a good blog posting lies on the content.

A good, updated content will (hopefully) make the blog popular as well. However, images selection plays a big role on the appearance of your blog content. Poor images can break the experience for your audience, so it’s important that you take a good consideration when choosing the right images for your blog posts. Everything from photo quality to size and placement can affect whether or not your readers will like your blog content.

So how to choose images that catch your reader’s attention, how to avoid copyright issues and how to create your own stunning images? Check out the infographic below.

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Blogging Rules For Content Creators and Marketers (Infographic)

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In the online world, content is the king.

Every day, there are new bloggers popping out of the woodworks. There are many content creators, website administrators and content marketers. There is no need for a qualification to post and venture online but many don’t know the laws of blogging that govern online content.

Is it really safe to use others ideas? If someone steals your ideas, are there any laws that can protect you?

Sure, there are laws, imposing them may be a tough issue in the digital world. Infringement of copyright protected material is a serious issue and if found guilty the penalties could range from hefty financial fines, prison time and your content and even website can all be taken down.

Here are some quick lessons from the infographic:

  • Copyright infringement can lead to 5 years of jail time or fines up to $150,000 to $250,000 if found guilty
  • Ask for permission if you are ever in doubt
  • Use Public Domain licenced material or Creative Common material like images
  • Provide a link back to the source where it is due and provide proper acknowledgement
  • Make sure you have an unsubscribe button in your email campaigns
  • Opinions should not be defamatory and make sure you get your facts straight

Knowing the laws of blogging can better protect your online assets and also make sure you are staying on the right side of the law.

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Infographic credit: Morden Law Group

How To Promote Your Blog and Make It Viral (Infographic)

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Do you want more traffic to your blog posts? How about making them viral?

Are you struggling to catch the attention of more readers? This is a common pitfall to focus all your energy on writing a blog post, and then completely forget to promote it. Write it and let Google do the rest – right?

Great content means nothing without proper promotion. That’s right. Absolutely nothing. The fact is that there are lots of strategies you need to implement to have a successful blog. This infographic highlights 10 effective tips that can help you to get your blog noticed.

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Infographic credit: CrazyEgg

6 Different POWERFUL Headlines You Can Create in 30 Second or Less

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Are you ready for the scary statistic? About 8 out of 10 (or 80%) of people never make it past the headline. Yikes!

This is what you really need in order to sell. You can have the best offer or product in the entire universe, but if people don’t know about it, you’re not going to sell a single thing. That’s what direct response copy is all about: getting people’s attention on your offer. It all starts with the headline. If that doesn’t grab your prospects attention, then you’re way behind the competition. In short, the success of your marketing lies on the power of your headline.

In today’s post, we’re going to guide you through how you can develop your own powerful headline in 30 seconds or less after you’ve answered a few simple but important questions.

Think of this like a Marketing MadLib of sorts – its fun and it works like crazy!

Step 1: Answer these 6 questions:

1. Describe your audience in 5 words or less. (Example: Entrepreneurs who market their business.)

2. Describe the BIG BENEFIT they’ll receive from your services. (Example: Create Your Own Winning Sales Copy.)

3. Describe how long it will take your customer to see a result from your product or service. (Example: Within 48 Hours)

4. Describe one big objection that your prospect has. (Paying for a consultant is too expensive.)

5. Describe something your prospect needs or has had in order to be successful. (Example: Having taken a copy course.)

6. Describe a mistake that your prospects typically make. (Example: Overcomplicating the process of writing great sales copy.)

Now here’s the fun part… It’s time to turn these answers into copy!

Here’s HEADLINE #1:

How To [Accomplish Something] In [Short Amount of Time]

Now that you’ve already answered all the questions, you can VERY easily fill this in. Grab a benefit from question 2 and the time frame from question 3 and you’re done.

How To Write Your Own Winning Sales Copy In 48 Hours Or Less

Let’s try another one, HEADLINE #2:

How To [Receive Benefit] Without [Undesired Expenditure]

We’ll grab the same benefit for this example, and we’ll also get an objection from question 4.

How to Write Your Own Winning Sales Copy WithOUT Paying Through The Nose For a Private Consultant.

HEADLINE #3:

How To [Accomplish Something] Even If [You’reb Missing An Obvious Necessity]

This one has the same benefit, but the necessity from question 5.

How to Write Your Own Winning Sales Copy Even If You’ve Never Taken a Copy Course.

HEADLINE #4:

This one here only requires we fill in the answer from question 6:

The Guaranteed Method For Avoiding [Common Mistake or Misfortune]

Becomes…

The Guaranteed Method To Avoid Overcomplicating The Process of Writing Great Sales Copy.

HEADLINE #5:

Now, we didn’t include a question for one of these blanks, so fill the first one in with what you do.

World Renowned [Blank] Reveals “Top Secret” [# of] Ways To [Accomplish Result] With [Little Expenditure] Absolutely Guaranteed

Turns into…

World Renowned Copy Expert Reveals “Top Secret” 3-Ways to Write Your Own Winning Sales Copy WithOUT Paying Through The Nose For a Private Consultant: Absolutely Guaranteed.

HEADLINE #6:

And another one:

The Scientifically Proven Formula For [Accomplishing Something]

The Scientifically Proven Formula For Writing Your Own Winning Sales Copy

That’s it! You can now generate a head line in 30-seconds or less using these formulas. And what’s even better is that you can use this same technique to break down ANY headline into its parts and create your very own custom swipe file from the headlines in the world around you.

Good luck with your journey.

How To Turn Your Blog Into A Money Making Machine

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The trend of weblog has been changed over years. Now, it is one of the most useful medium to make your business bigger than ever.

In the past decades, blogging was a mere idea that entrepreneurs overlook when establishing online persona through their website. In 2015, blogging has revolutionised the role of content publication, thanks to successful blogs, such as The Huffington Post and Mashable. Due to the growing popularity of blogs, coupled with their potential power to generate huge revenues, more and more bloggers are turning their passion for blogging into a full time job. Take a look at today’s infographic for some tips on how to start a blog that makes money.

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Infographic credit: Jeff Bullas

Blogging Like A Pro: How Do Big Businesses Deal With Blog? (Infographic)

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How do successful bloggers spend their time writing? Do they write longer or shorter posts? Has publishing frequency changed for the typical blogger?

To help you identifying how successful business blogs operate in 2015, the infographic below has provided the result of a survey from 1,074 bloggers. The conclusion says that the old way how businesses conduct blogging is changing. Some things are consistent from the prior year, yet a new trend has emerged. Included in the infographic, there are more findings from the study as well as insights from content marketing experts on what’s trending in business blogging and where it’s headed in 2016 and beyond. Take a good look at it.

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Infographic credit: Orbit Media Studio

How Do You Compare To Serious Business Bloggers? (Infographic)

In today’s digital age, blogging has become more of a respected profession and less of a hobby.

Latest survey of more than 1,000 business and corporate blogs has revealed the fact that bloggers are investing more time to create blog posts with better quality, where 85 percent of them publish content at regular basis. Most of them publish weekly or more.

Take a look at the infographic below for more detailed insights and statistics.

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Infographic credit: Orbit Media Studio

The Science Behind Most Wonderful (and Popular) Infographic

Curious on how to make a good infographic for your daily blog post? This infographic is for you.

In partnership with Buzzsumo, Siege analyzed the 1,000 most-shared infographics of the past year to find out what they had in common—and what advertisers can use to make their multimedia assets more shareable. Let’s just say this: Before you start stressing over the actual content of your infographic, there are easy format and distribution tips you can use to make your infographics pop.

Speaking of industries, infographics about health do best on Facebook and Pinterest, while infographics about social media are shared more on Twitter. Additionally, you might be able to get away with wordier infographics on Twitter, seeing as the most-shared infographics on the platform average of 442 words.

To find out more for yourself, take a look at the infographic below.

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Infographic credit: Siege Media and Buzzsumo.

How To Make Your Blog Stand Out In 2015 (Infographic)

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“I wasted time and now doth time waste me.”

This is one of Shakespeare lines. In fact, the quotation pretty much speaks to anyone who has ever sat down to write, especially bloggers. Time management is the biggest challenge facing today’s writers, with 22 percent saying they can’t carve out the time needed to produce content, and 20 percent saying it’s tough to plan posts ahead of schedule.

This struggle shouldn’t be surprising given that the study also found that 58 percent of companies only have one person running their blogs. For a third of bloggers, it takes two hours just to complete a single article.

However, some publishing have managed to thrive by efficiently managing their time. The marketers behind some of the most successful blogs out there not only make a concerted effort to block out the time they need, but they also know how to use that time wisely. For more tips on how to make your blog stand out among the other, take a look at the infographic below.

 

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Infographic credit: Salesforce