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

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 the best image, but will…

Get Featured & Generate Free Content with @MyBlogU Content Marketing Interviews

Content marketing interviews have been used a lot in the past years. Some would argue they have been overused but I say: It’s all good provided you focus on quality and keep your blog integrity. It’s not just about creating group expert interviews. You can use interviews in many ways for your content marketing strategy:…

How To Optimize Images For Search Engines, Social Media and People

The article was updated April 2017. Please post comments to add up-to-date tips and tools Optimize your images for search engines: Use keywords in alt text, text around the image, file name, page title; Set up separate search-engine-accessible image folder; Use reasonable image file size (here are wordpress plugins to optimize images). Limit number of…

The *Working* Guide to Reaching out to Influencers Using Social Media

The *Working* Guide to Reaching out to Influencers Using Social Media

You may know that I used to do business from far away, I had no way to meet my business partners and contacts in the real world, but despite that I was fairly well-connected. So here’s my recipe to building connections online: reaching out to niche influencers through social media. Whether you are trying to…

My Viral Content Buzz (Now: Viral Content BEE) Case Study: How to Get Found on the Internet

[Updated: August 19, 2017] Last year we announced our new kid: Viral Content Buzz [Update: Currently ViralContentBee.com]. A few more recent reviews from other members of Viral Content Buzz: Viral Content Bee: Blogging Tool Review Boost Your Social Media Traffic With Viral Content Bee Viral Content Bee – Promote Your Blog Post [Free Platform] We’ve…

Quick Tip: Create a Cool Brand Asset that Will Build and Promote Itself

I love tools. Moreover, I love simple ideas that may have dozens of practical uses, like a Swiss knife (as my friend likes to put it). In today’s quick tip series, I am sharing a tool that combines two of my passions: automation and multi-purposefulness. I’ve been a long time user of Paper.li. I am…

[Quick Tip] How to Find Most Valuable Keywords to Create Content

[Quick Tip] How to Find Most Valuable Keywords to Create Content

Keyword research is still an integral part of content creation, mostly because search engine rankings are unarguably (and possibly sadly) the best source of free traffic… but also because it’s a huge source of inspiration showing you what people in your niche are interested in and what hasn’t been covered well enough yet. Speaking of…