Misinterpreting Matt Cutts – All Guest Blogging is Not Dead.

Misinterpreting Matt Cutts – All Guest Blogging is Not Dead.

Urgh. I knew as soon as Matt Cutts launched that blog post (the decay and fall of guest blogging for SEO) that the floodgates would open and there would follow a shit storm of other blog posts declaring that guest…

guest blogging - up your game

Guest Blogging – Up Your Game

It’s no wonder that Google added mass, low quality guest blogging to its Webmaster Tools link schemes. ‘Guest blogging’ has been abused, by some, and turned into a technique that represents low quality, high quantity and quick win link building….

'Made to Stick' by Chip and Dan Heath

5 Books that will Make Your Content Better

SEO is evolving. We all know this. It’s becoming more and more reliant upon traditional marketing values. And at the centre of all this: content. Big, fat, awesome, amazing, brilliant, useful, imaginative, thought provoking content that offers some value to…

my blog guest

The Growth of My Blog Guest – A Good News Guest Posting Story

I’ve made no secret of that fact that I’m a guest blogging fan. When I say ‘guest blogging’ I mean real guest blogging (not crappy spun article distribution being dressed up as guest blogging). One of the biggest influences on the growth…

examples of great guest posts

27 Examples of Brilliant Guest Posts

We all know guest posting is getting a bit of stick as (post-Penguin) it’s being abused by people looking for a quick, easy link with no consideration for the quality of the content or the editorial value they offer the…

reasons I would reject a guest post

6 Reasons I Would Knock Back a Guest Post

I love guest blogging and actively post on others’ blogs frequently. I’m also consistently open to hosting other people’s guest posts on this site and other sites I am involved with. But that’s not to say I accept every post…

Facebook, definitely! Twitter, not so sure?

If you have recently started or are considering beginning a social media campaign for your business it is possible that you will be a little bit unsure of what to do and where to go. Most small businesses opt for…

15 Internet Marketing Blogs I Don’t Go a Week Without Reading!

15 Internet Marketing Blogs I Don’t Go a Week Without Reading   I’m a bit of a compulsive blogger – not just in terms of writing on my own blogs but in guest writing on a whole host of others…

A Picture Says 1000 Words

7 Ways to Get FREE Images for Blogs

A picture says 1000 words. Or so they say. But whether you believe the clichés or not, there’s no denying the fact that images make a blog post (particularly a long one like this) look friendlier, easier to read and…

What Dexter Teaches Us About Blogging

My name is Stacey and I’m addicted to Dexter. There. I said it. Granted, there is probably something wrong in the fact that I am marginally infatuated with a fictional serial killer (albeit one who only kills the bad guys)…

Your Name is NOT Viagra

Let me start by apologising if your name actually is Viagra. In that case, of course, this blog post probably isn’t relevant for you… and out of interest, did you have a difficult childhood? Anyway, I’ve managed a number of…