Common mistakes made by new bloggers

crumpled paperNew to blogging? Or perhaps you need to brush up on your skills? Check out this guest blog post from the owner of On Blast Blog to help you avoid the most common mistakes made by new bloggers. These tips will help you get your feet on the ground running. You can even ask the author, Matt, your own personal questions – keep reading to see how.

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Blogger Tips, Guest Blog Post

Thanksgiving giveaway winners!

thanksgiving giveawayThank you, Infolinkers! We definitely felt the love over Thanksgiving. We are so thankful for the wonderful response and kind words we received in response to our Thanksgiving giveaway. Thank you for participating and taking to Twitter to share your thoughts. As promised, we picked three winners to receive an Amazon.com gift card, and just in time for the holidays.

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Contests, Holidays

December Website of the Month: Bombshell Bling

Bombshell Bling

This month’s Website of the Month is a fantastic read in all directions. Sarah of Bombshell Bling built a website, a huge social media following, and with it she developed greater self confidence and a supportive group of friends in her online community. Read on for inspiration and for tips on how to go about creating your own online ventures.

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Website of the Month

Social media data: Black Friday/Cyber Monday

Black Friday social media dataWe’re not saying shopping season is over, we’re just saying the biggest weekend has come and gone. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us. What can we do now? Study the data of course! Social marketing and analytics platform, Engagor, aggregated US data from the weekend, but not just any data – the things people said online.

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Holidays, Social Media

A Thanksgiving giveaway!

A Thanksgiving giveawayHappy Thanksgiving, Infolinkers! What better way to kick off the holiday season than with a giveaway? In traditional Thanksgiving spirit, we want to let you, our loyal publishers, know that we’re so thankful to have you as part of our community. So, we’re showing our appreciation with a chance to win a gift just in time for the holidays.

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Contests, Holidays

How does media multitasking affect you?

media multitaskingWe’re all well-aware of the mobile market increase, but that’s not the only place that websites are appearing in increasing numbers. Besides smartphones, there are plenty of other tools for surfing the web: laptops, tablets, smart TVs, you name it. Long gone are the days of the one-track-minded consumer and viewer. Instead we find ourselves trying to appeal to the new norm, “media multitasking”.

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Blogger Tips

Infolinks Website of the Month: Coolest Kid Birthday Parties

November Website of the MonthOur November Website of the Month is a wonderful success story. From one site to several, this brother and sister team created enough revenue to help them live the lifestyle they always wanted. They hit the ground running with in 2004 (Coolest Kid Birthday Parties), leading to more and more successful websites. We caught up with the owners in order to share their story, and tips, with you.

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Website of the Month

5 expert tips on how to optimize a landing page

landing page tipsLanding pages are key for converting qualified leads into clients, so pay close attention to the way that yours are optimized. A simple re-optimization of your landing page with the best SEO practices in mind (e.g. emotional triggers, psychological factors, appeal to algorithms, branding, friction-less content, fluidity, etc.) will produce stunning results with conversion rates that are closer to—or exceeding—your expectations.

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Blogger Tips, Guest Blog Post, Optimization Tips

Is Black Friday a thing of the past?

Black Friday HalloweenHappy Halloween, Infolinkers! While this day is a fun one for the young and young at heart, for business owners Halloween is a spooky reminder that the biggest shopping weekend of the year is quickly approaching. Read on to see how businesses big and small are prepping for the most hyped shopping event of the year, how some are getting a head start to it all, and how you can get in on the action. 

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Blogger Tips, Holidays, Trends

Say what? How to deal with naysayers

The Infolinks BlogWe’ve all been there. You write a great post – you come up with a new topic, you do your research, edit your work, post and give yourself a pat on the back. Job well done! So why are people commenting negatively and giving you such a hard time? Naysayers are everywhere and no matter how hard you work, you’re going to run into them. Stay positive and read on for the best ways to deal.

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Blogger Tips, community management