15 Cartoonists That Allow Using Their Web Comics for Free

Monday, January 14th, 2013

We all know how strong is image appeal. Very often a blog posts goes viral only because it starts with a great image. We also know that we cannot use just any images we find on the web: we need to respect the creator's copyright. Luckily there are some absolutely awesome creative ...

Why I Took Down My *Guest Posting* Page

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Ann's note: The following is a guest post by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg of sustainablog. It's a great follow-up to my previous post The Guest Blogging Fails: Again (Video + Infographic). It's also a great example of what pushes people off guest blogging and why. Let's not let the spammers win! Let's stop ...

Should You Change Your Profile Picture to Protect Your Privacy?

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

The internet is no longer text-based, and with more pictures, videos, and graphics online, technology has also gotten smarter and able to translate these images into something more tangible. Before all this technology started booming, search engines were not able to "read" an image on a website. So web developers ...

Set Aside Your SEO Ego and Set Reasonable Keyword Goals

Monday, June 28th, 2010

*This is a guest post by Nick  LeRoy* Everyone wants to rank number one for trophy keywords within their industry.  What they fail to realize is that rankings for these terms is not always the best.  While traffic sent to your site is important it isn’t nearly ...

Link Building is Still a Numbers Game

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

The following is the guest post by Brandon Hopkins When it comes to ranking being first is the only thing that matters. Last month I had a site that has been ranked #2 for it's main keyword move up to #1, want to see what the traffic was like? Check out ...

Linking Makes the Web Go ‘Round

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

*This is a guest post by Will Harrison but it perfectly describes this blog attitude: LINK OUT GENEROUSLY* Because this is a guest post, and although I do SEO work similar to Ann Smarty, all I ask is that if you find this article, contact her if you need ...

4 Best Ways to Alienate Your Blog Readers

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

*The following guest post is by Duncan* Have you ever felt like your blog readers are just a hassle to your site? Using up all your bandwidth and leaving messy comments all over the place? If so, you need some tips in how to alienate them and stop them coming back ...