HOW TO: Create a Master Feed of All Your Guest Posts (and Publicize It)

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

If you guest post as much as I do, you are (1) probably guest blogging too much and (2) already losing track of what, where and when. My guest posts are usually the best of what I can. It's unfair to this blog readers if I am not sharing my best ...

HOW TO: Force Facebook to Grab the Best Image from Your Page (WordPress)

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

When you "share" a page on Facebook, you will - in most cases - have the range of various image thumbnails to choose from. More often than not, these thumbnails will be random, to say at least: banners from the sidebar, commenter's Gravatar photos, etc. Obviously, you can always choose ...

Meet MBG Tracker: The Simplest and Cheapest Way to Monitor Your Backlinks

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

One of the most frequent issues we have faced at our guest blogging platform is the deleted / "nofollowed" links (or articles). Imagine the disappointment: you have spent time and effort creating a good post and had it placed at a good blog to then discover that your author byline ...

Content Scam Alert: Using Foreign Characters to Make the Piece Look Unique

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Managing a huge and active guest blogging community is exciting. I never stop discovering new and new things. In fact, the scam I am going to share today isn't new at all. It's been around for ages, but considering I've been involved in the content marketing for quite some time and have ...

5 *Quick and Easy* Ways to Re-package Your Content into a Viral Image

Monday, November 21st, 2011

This is not the first time I am doing a post on content re-packaging in different forms and types. Thus, I have already shared why giving your great articles a new life is so effective for content marketing: ✔ It brings traffic to your old content (and reanimates your old ...

Free Formatting Checklist for Guest Authors and Paid Contributors (Download)

Monday, November 7th, 2011

One thing I have clearly realized while being a full-time guest post editor at SEJ is that most (guest) contributors (no matter how much we love them) are terrible at formatting. It very seldom happens that a guest blogger will browse your blog for a few minutes and copy your obvious ...

Special Symbols (Wingdings) for Social Media Branding (Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus)

Monday, October 31st, 2011

When I click through the email notifications of my recent Twitter followers, I can't help noticing one trend: people have widely started using special symbols - Wingdings - to grab viewer's instant attention. Wingdings are a series of dingbat fonts which render letters as a variety of symbols. That being said, a ...