At ShoutMeLoud, we always look to answer the big questions. One question that has been plaguing me for a long time is: What is the right marketing channel for my blog? Is social the right way? Or is it search? Where should most of my marketing efforts go? As I researched the best marketing channels, I realized that “blogs” are different businesses that have different clients. Some blogs are technical and specific, and others are generic and informational. There is no one single solution for all blogs. In this article, I will give examples of different kinds of blogs and the channels that are most effective for them. And a little later in the article, I’ll explore why certain channels work well for some, but not for others. Let’s begin… Backlinko – SEO Blog Backlinko is the popular SEO blog on the internet. Brian Dean (the owner of Backlinko) doesn’t even write that many articles. He focuses on a few pieces, but he pushes … [Read more...] about Social Traffic vs. Search Traffic: Which Is Better For Bloggers?
Website or blog which is better
When it comes to blogging, we have plenty of options to start a blog: WordPress BlogSpot Tumblr …and many others… One of the most talked about topics here at ShoutMeLoud is: Which is better for blogging? WordPress or Blogger? This debate can get pretty confusing at times. Many users like BlogSpot because there are less technical hassles, and many users love WordPress because of its increased power and features. When someone asks me which platform they should start with, here is my usual answer: Start with WordPress.com for a month, and once you get accustomed to blogging, start a new blog on the self-hosted WordPress platform. Alternatively, you are free to use Blogger.com as your launchpad blogging platform, but don’t stick to it for too long. I say this from experience because I started my blogging life with BlogSpot and later moved to WordPress.org. Back then, there were a hell of a lot of learning experiences trying to figure out … [Read more...] about WordPress vs. BlogSpot : Which Is Better & Why?
Before we get into the comparison, let’s talk about what WordPress and Wix are. WordPress and Wix are two website builders. Website builders are tools that allow the construction of websites without manual code editing. Choosing what website builder to use when building your own website can be very difficult when there are tons of options available on the market. When you’re building your website, you need to be sure that you’ve selected the best platform to build with. The last thing you want to do is be surprised that the platform you chose does not do what you want it to. In this article, we will do an unbiased assessment of WordPress.org and Wix to decide which platform is better for you. WordPress vs. Wix: Which is better for building Website? WordPress WordPress is an open source software system used by millions of people around the world to create beautiful websites and blogs. It is completely customizable by the use of themes and plugins. Because … [Read more...] about WordPress vs. Wix – Which is Better For Your Next Website?
When ever we talk about getting good search engine ranking, we talk about backlinks. Backlink building is an important aspect of SEO and it shows to the search engine how many other websites trust your site. There are many ways to build backlinks and earlier we have shared 101 ways to build backlinks, today we will look into the aspect of factor: Which is better for Link building? Guest posting or Article Marketing? From a SEO perspective, I don’t see any difference or issues with any approach till the time we are getting backlinks. And in a successful link building campaign, it’s important to have a mixture of low and high quality backlinks. Now, low quality backlinks are usually we end up creating over the time. Via Tweets, comments, bookmarking and so on. High quality backlink is when an authority site links to your site within the article and better be first link of the article. So lets look into this approach and try to find out: Guest posting or Article Marketing … [Read more...] about Which is Better for Backlink?
Most important question is, what’s the need of time for a Business site in terms of Static Website or Blog. In my opinion, the way people are seeking information online, a business needs website and blog both. Blog or Website for Business: Typically when we think of any business related website, we think of a website with 10-20 pages containing all vital need to know information about a company. A company should have all important pages like About, contact, locate, FAQ, services and so on. Though the downside of having a static website of 10 or so pages is less inbound links to the website (SEO) and fewer pages indexed in Google. The best way to have a website for a business is integrating website and business on the same domain or sub-domain. Having blog on the same domain, will increase the online presence more and also brand value. Imagine a link like shoutmeloud.com/how-to-create-blog blogs.shoutmeloud.com/how-to-create-blog Now a business related blog usually contain … [Read more...] about Which is Good for Small Online Business?