Posts by Hugh Culver

21 Traffic Building Tips from Professional Bloggers

If you have a blog you know how important traffic is. More traffic means more people buying your products, joining your list and more sales for your business. The challenge is to know what works. Search online and you’ll find lots of advice – some works, some doesn’t. It’s confusing and can waste a lot…

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It’s time to put your blog to work

Is your blog working? For 4 years I’ve been coaching bloggers and I have terrible news… most blogs don’t work. No traffic, no leads, no measurable results and certainly no sales. How’s yours doing? Don’t you want your blog to build your list, attract business and, build loyal fans? Maybe it’s time to make that…

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17 proven strategies to building a better blog

In this post we are sharing one of our most popular slide decks published on SlideShare. It’s advice from the gurus that is not only really smart, it’s actionable. PRO TIP: Once you scan through these, go back and choose just one to work on this month. For example, you might want to put more…

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Build blog traffic while you sleep: The SOS Solution

Your blog is valuable and you’ve worked hard to publish great information that carefully targets your prime markets. The challenge is to build blog traffic – you need more readers. You can hire a VA in the Philippines or India – but now you have the job of recruiting, training and managing someone new. You…

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How to promote your blog and get more traffic

Behind the scenes at SOS (and a surprise) I have a confession to make. We’ve been quiet about SOS. Too quiet. You see, two years ago I had this idea I could take what I’d learned about blog promotion and getting more blog traffic and give it to other bloggers. That was the birth of…

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Make your blog sticky with embedded media

I’m sure you’ve done this. The blog headline grabbed you – you clicked through. And then – despite your best high-school effort – you clicked away after only 3 paragraphs. Bummer, that blogger just lost you. That’s where embedded media can help. Sure, it’s eye candy and it’s not really the bright, insightful content we…

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Five quick and dirty steps to writing a top headline

I am going to do something not possible: write a blog about writing the perfect headline in less than 1,000 words. You see, like writing a book, painting a picture and redecorating your bathroom – there is no one way of doing it. And hundreds of blog posts have already covered this topic – all…

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