Right place at the right time- SWEET

I know you skim over marketing emails,too. 90% of them are just spam- designed to remind you that you once thought something was interesting enough to add yourself to an email list. But the fact is,for me anyhow,that if I don’t buy it right away,chances are that I won’t even open [...]

Awesome free widget from Facebook

I absolutely love Facebook’s Activity Feed for web developers. it creates a sidebar widget that you can use to see which of your blog posts are being “shared”most often on Facebook.

I created one for a client’s website and it was so easy,I decided to do a few for some of my own [...]

Dirty Tricks are Not Cool

OK- I have a lot of mom writer friends on my Facebook friends list. I’m here today to talk some well-deserved SMACK about one of them. I don’t have professional contact with this woman,she writes for a few revenue sharing sites. As far as I can tell,it’s a hobby.

She posted a [...]

SEO browser plugins for Chrome

I use a mini laptop,so I don’t have a lot of screen space. In exchange,I get to take my computer everywhere my busy lifestyle needs me. I have six kids who are always wanting to go to a friend’s house,to tap dancing classes,jazz,singing,drama,the library,girl scouts,science club,[...]

Free Download –URL Tracker

I mentioned this spreadsheet the other day in a post called “If you’ve been writing online for over a year,do this NOW.”

BUT…your life as a web writer would be so much easier if you didn’t wait until you’ve been writing a year to use this form.

Imagine…you publish a mere 1 [...]

Free Download- "Things to do Online"Printable

What are you doing for your niche-blog work today? Do you know? One thing I do on my most successful days is to make a list. Sometimes it’s a pre-meditated list of things to do and other times it’s a list of things I’m doing as I do them.

I don’t think it matters much [...]

How to find new writing sites before anyone else

There are new websites offering opportunities for writers every day. It starts like a wave. One website is formed on the message boards of another website. Discontented or financially inspired contributors (or designers or editors) from one website decide to jump in and create their own. It’s happening a lot right now. Some sites will [...]

Magic List of Successful Keywords

I got another request for “good keywords”and unfortunately,I can’t just GIVE anyone good keywords. It’s not about the keywords. It’s about the combination of keywords that are good for different reasons. Hopefully this 3000 word article will explain

SEO for freelance web marketers (and that is exactly [...]

You should totally show favoritism

Seriously. YOU are your business,right. So why shouldn’t your business have YOUR personality? I’m all fired up,about to color all my backgrounds purple or something. Let me lay this out for you…

You made your business

You love your business

You give your business love and in return it loves you.

Neglect your [...]

Q- How much time should you spend promoting your articles?

A- none.

I know there are advocates out there for massive article-promotion campaigns,but I’m not one of them and I’ll tell you why.

#1- your article is REALLY only interesting to a few people- people who SEARCH google,yahoo,bing,etc for that information. If your SEO is on target,they will find it. [...]