By aodowd@hubspot.com (Angela O’Dowd) If you’re a frequent reader of this blog, you’ve probably heard of “inbound marketing” by now. But have you heard of the next big thing — “midbound marketing”? Don’t feel bad if you haven’t. I hadn’t either until I was emailing with Pete Emerson, Senior Web Designer & Developer at New…

 

By Jen Van Iderstyne On the heels of a study testing a fact based approach to rankings known as Knowledge-Based Trust (KBT) Google is releasing additional news on this front. Even though the KBT concept is still in relative infancy, to give the idea a bit of a growth spurt, Google has unveiled a new…

 

By Jacob King Along this SEO journey you might find the need to outsource certain tasks or even hire a virtual assistant. After personally outsourcing a range of SEO related work over the years I’m going to share my process so you can do likewise. Before we get started though, you need to do a…

 

By tburgess@revriv.com (Tom Burgess) **Sets alarm for 6am, checks email, goes to bed** **Wakes up to sound of alarm, turns off alarm, checks email** Does this routine sound familiar? I can’t be the only one that is nearly attached at the hip to my phone, checking email constantly. Email has been arguably the #1 form…

 

By Mike King Simply put, if you’re not measuring, you’re not marketing. In fact, if you’re whipping up blog posts and infographics without business objectives, you’re basically partaking in a very expensive version of arts and crafts. Your job as a content marketer is to show your boss the money — not traffic, not links…

 

By Rainmaker.FM If you summarized every single book and article written on writing for the web, you’d get the three words I’m about to tell you. Yet, no one — not even the experts, authors, or pundits — has, to my knowledge, ever consolidated all this knowledge into one simple, sticky process. Write with these…

 

By Rainmaker.FM Today’s guest on Hack the Entrepreneur is one of the nicest people host Jon Nastor has ever met, as well as a serial online entrepreneur. Pat Flynn began his online journey back in 2008, after getting laid off from his job as an architect, and he has not looked back since. He is…

 

By Rainmaker.FM Ever throw your hands up in frustration when it comes time to look for an image for your latest blog post? Let’s start with the bad news: a terrible stock photo is worse than no photo at all. The good news? There are more free stock photos available now than ever before! But…

 

By Adrienne Crezo Write and Sell Superior Short Stories! This kit guides you through every phase of writing your short story from gathering ideas to publishing your completed work. With creative writing prompts, advice from writing experts, and step-by-step guides to constructing scenes, choosing the right narrative and more, this kit will help you compose…

 

By Pamela Wilson You know the drill: another day, another piece of content to connect with your audience. You churn out post after post, social media update after social media update — typing, typing, typing all the way, all day. It reminds me of that classic Dunkin’ Donuts commercial, “Time to make the donuts.” We…