The Fundamentals of SEO for the Average Joe

The Fundamentals of SEO for the Average Joe by Alyssa Ast is a great tool for beginning freelance writers who are new to the world of SEO and SEM. If you’re unfamiliar with SEO and SEM, you’ll find this book easy to follow and use. It’s also a great refresher course for those already familiar […]

Is Your Facebook Page Personal, Business, or Both?

There are more than 500 million active Facebook users. Of course, with the movie The Social Network that number will either increase or decrease the number of users. The one drawback to Facebook is that you must choose either a personal or business profile — they are not the same. A personal profile has more […]

Increase Sales and Web Traffic with Target=”_Blank”

I have a pet peeve about blogs/websites — sometimes the HTML code target=”_blank” which opens a link in another web browser is not used. If you’re not utilizing this code, you could be sabotaging your website and business. Implementing the code is easy and will help readers and potential clients remember your website! More importantly, […]

What’s the Point of Commenting on Blogs?

Many people comment on blogs for different reasons. Readers comment to gain backlinks, others like to “spread spam” around the internet (spam is deleted), and some want to connect with the blogger and readers of the blog. Whatever your reason is for commenting, you have the option of leaving your website URL. Unfortunately, you may […]

How Would You Rate Your Writing Skills

Some people believe that having great writing skills is not necessary when writing for the web. This cannot be farther from the truth. It’s not necessary to write like John Steinbeck or any other literary giant; however, you’ll obtain expert or authority status quicker if you have good writing skills. Small business owners do not […]