“Shortcodes” To Owning Popular Sites Like Blog Success

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There was a new sheriff in town (for about 3 1/2 minutes). His name was The Merchant and for a brief time in Blog Success history, he was it's glorious owner. Shortcodes do nifty things with little effort on Wordpress blogs. Well, here's how I shot to the top of this pro blogging site the same way. Let's get "mindset" out of the way I'm not your typical "make money" blogger. I don't promote every Tom, Dick, and Harry out there, my mother raised me better than that. Instead I sail the seas … [Read more...]

How To Hijack Curiosity And Get Backed By NASA

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How does a blog or a small business go from good to great? Is it guest posting? Good PR? Proper monetization? They're great buzzwords but powerful ideas are where the real money's at. One powerful idea makes it all come together and even get the support of NASA or a big agency like them. Launching Curiosity Anyone who lives on their wits knows the first rule, you don't go from good to great unless you know what the shot is. The ambitious merchant eyeballs the market and says, what's my shot at … [Read more...]

7 Points To Remember When Dealing With The Media

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Dealing with the media is a learning process, and one that any communications officer or PR will have to work at to avoid making mistakes. Keeping a strong relationship with the media is essential to maintaining a strong brand identity, and for managing how information is shared between different parties. However, and given the speed by which mistakes can spread on Twitter and other sites, being cautious about speaking to the media is more important than ever. It is therefore essential … [Read more...]