• Is Your Website Stuck, Old or Embarrassing?

    Does your website suck?

    Business start up can be hard, and even more so when you feel stuck with your website. There are so many reasons for this, like… Your web person is unreliable or has disappeared It is costly to have someone continue making changes for you You have outgrown your website, but don’t want to lose what

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  • Is guest blogging the long lost cousin you should forget?

    Guest blog to attract ideal audience subscribers

    Remember that cousin? The daggy one you used to hang out with on family occasions when great-grandma would pinch your cheek commenting how much you’d grown, all while you were lined up for the compulsory annual photos. Or perhaps you were the daggy one who worshipped your older cousin who rode motorbikes and knew how

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  • Why You Should Be Using NoFollow on Your Blog

    No follow

    No Follow Links – what are they and how should you use them? For bloggers, the world of Google algorithms is important even if you have no idea how it works! Unfortunately Google has no idea if you are innocently doing the wrong things, so there are no kid gloves. Like most bloggers I have been

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  • How to Get Organic Traffic by Predicting the Future (and Proof that it Works!)

    If you’re interested in getting “free” organic traffic to your website, you’re probably already familiar with the strategy of blogging regularly, doing keyword research and using the keywords strategically in your articles. That is proven to be an effective approach to getting organic traffic but in this article I’m going to show you a way to

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  • The Blog Owners Guide to Becoming a Published Author

    Get book deal

    If you have a small business or blog and a message to share with the world, you may be just what book publishers are looking for. In this guide we look at the many components that a potential publisher will look at when they consider you, your book idea and whether they will give you

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  • Is it Time You Published A Book?

    Book deal

    If you have ever considered writing a book this is your big chance. Publishing a book is an incredible privilege and the gift that keeps on giving. And if you have a blog and community that you have already built around your business or brand, then you have already been taking the first steps to

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  • Please stop telling me how bad my website is! This is why…

    I’m sure you’re getting them regularly. Relentless emails from supposed SEO and online marketing service providers who claim to have reviewed your website. Basically, the emails are telling you how bad your website is in order to try to create a need to use their services.

  • 5 Ways to Jump Start Your Neglected Blog

    Neglected blog

    Have you been neglecting your blog? We are busy people in a busy world and sometimes your blog takes a back seat. Maybe you had too many other priorities, or maybe you just couldn’t face writing one more thing! Blogs are beautiful because they keep the momentum you have built for a period of time,

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  • Grassroots Revisited: Star Articles from the Past 12 Months

    A review of our most popular articles from the past 12 months that you won’t want to miss, covering topics related to web copywriting, Google AdWords, Google Analytics, SEO, blogging and more.

  • What’s new in WordPress 3.8

    WordPress 3.8

    Hot on the heels of WordPress 3.6 and 3.7, another quick-fire WordPress release has happened from the folks at Automattic. In keeping with their promise to put out future releases quickly, WordPress 3.8 brings a load of even more new features to the WordPress core.