Top Takeaways for Bloggers from the International Food Blogger Conference 2015

This is a guest contribution from Thei Zervaki. Each year, the International Food Blogger Conference brings together USA-based and foreign food bloggers under the same roof. During the three-day event, participants taste food, improve their food writing skills, and learn more about the latest trends in photography and technology. As a participant myself in this …

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Week 9 [09.12-15.12.19] New financial crisis. Should we be afraid?

Why I Don’t Use AdSense on “That Work” – SLG Anymore

play_blip_movie_411612(); One question that I’ve been asked regularly since launching of the redesign of “That Work” – SLG is ‘why don’t you use AdSense any more?’ AdSense has been used by bloggers almost religiously to monetize their blogs over the last few years. It’s for good reason too – many bloggers make a lot of …

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Week 9 [09.12-15.12.19] New financial crisis. Should we be afraid?

How to Get 2500 New ‘Subscribers’ to Your Blog Overnight (and Why I Don’t Really Care)

Every 2nd blog about blogging today seems to be writing about a video showing how to get 2500 subscribers overnight using a Netvibes accounts and an OPML file with thousands of copies of your own feed in it. I’ve had a lot of people email me to ask what I think about the technique. My …

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3 Ways to Reduce Bounce Rates and Increase Conversions

This guest post is by Gregory Ciotti of sparringmind.com. One of the many tough obstacles that newer bloggers have to deal with is the fact that many of their visitors, which they work very hard to get, will often “bounce” away from their pages—they’ll immediately leave the blog after landing on the homepage. Copyright Kzenon …

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How Writing Sponsored Posts Changed the Way I Blog (and Why it Might Change You Too)

This is a guest contribution from Katie Moseman. In my first few months of writing my food blog, I ran across a lot of impassioned opinions about how publishing a sponsored post on your blog constituted “selling out.”  I didn’t immediately agree with that idea, but I hadn’t ever written a sponsored post, so how …

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