I Found a Cool Plugin for Comments That I Love (Facebook + Standard Comments)

supersoYou may have noticed the comment section looks a little different. As a blogger I’ve always loved Facebook comments because it can help you get more traffic to your posts. When someone posts a comment via Facebook comments (unless they uncheck the box) it gets posted to their wall.

The thing is, as a marketer reading other blogs I hate it when I only have the choice of Facebook comments. If I’m reading a blog about Doctor Who or video games I don’t mind if my comment gets posted on my profile but when I don’t really share marketing stuff with my friends and family. That goes on my Facebook page.

3 Easy Steps to Less Slacking and More Productivity in Your Online Business

What’s the number one thing holding back the average online business owner? It’s not something they cover in most ebooks. Most people are actually holding themselves back! Are you one of them? Are you easily distracted? Can you spend hours on Facebook “working” and not get anything done?

I’m no exception here. I can look at myself and say, “Yes, I’m holding myself back. I’m slacking. I’m distracted. I’m being unproductive.” I can tell myself that I’m screwing up and I need to fix it if I want to succeed.

Top Five WordPress Plugins to Encourage Social Media Shares [Guest Post]


It is absolutely essential for any blogger to have a blog where your readers can share your content through out their social media networks easily. People are busy and will not want to take the time to manually share your content online. However the good news is, there are free great social media plugins that bloggers can use on most platforms. If you have a self hosted WordPress blog, you can use excellent social media sharing plugins to help increase your traffic, and new readers to your blog. I will share the top 5 social media sharing plugins that I would highly recommend that bloggers take advantage of.

3 Tips for Using Memes in Your Marketing

Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of discussion about using memes in your marketing. I actually just posted a poll about it in my Facebook group (which you’re welcome to join and participate in).

So, if you don’t know what a meme is they’re basically funny or relatable pictures with text on them. I’m sure you’ve seen some common memes such as:

Overly Attached Girlfriend


Futurama Fry (Do Not Know If)




Taking Your Pinterest Marketing Up a Notch – Get Traffic Without Followers

If you already know the basics of Pinterest, this one is for you.

You probably already know the basic Pinterest marketing techniques. You use nice pictures, you create themed boards, you add Pinterest buttons to your site… but you’re still not getting the best results. How do you take it up a notch so your pins reach more people?

Building followers is one way but there is actually an easier way that doesn’t really require you have many followers. What it DOES require is that you’ve been actively pinning your own stuff as will as pinning and repinning other people’s stuff to your boards. If you have, this method can really help you get more visibility on Pinterest.

3 Tips for Getting Traffic From Social Media (When You Don’t Have a Following)

559467_470212153053147_1156979092_nSocial media is the number one promotion technique I suggest. Just get out there and engage with people in social media. Share cool stuff and build a relationship so they’ll want to click your links.

Well, if you don’t have a social media following already (I hope you’re at least trying to grow one), it can be frustrating when people tell you to use Facebook or Twitter to generate traffic. Here are a few tips for generating some traffic even if you don’t have a lot of likes or followers.

1. Use hashtags.

Using Social Media to Promote Amazon Review Sites

socialmediaI’ve been discussing my newest Amazon review site, Smooth Blenders, with you guys off and on and I’ve mentioned most of my traffic comes through social networking and shares. It’s coming from Facebook (a little bit) and Pinterest (most of it). Honestly, the Pinterest traffic isn’t really from my own pin, it’s through other people pinning.

I got quite a few emails asking how I was getting traffic to a review site from social media. Quite a few people said they tried it but it didn’t work. Well, I’m going to give you a tip that will hopefully change the way you think of review sites and social media.

Bubblews Case Study Day 8

Mother’s Day has come and gone and I was so busy that I didn’t really get a new case study post up, but I did post a few more bubbles. They’re so quick to write…

Here are the new ones:

I’m a little disappointed in my earnings at the bank though…

Bubblews Case Study Day 3 – 5 New Bubbles and Bubblews F.A.Q.s

I’m on day 3 over at Bubblews and I wrote some more bubbles. The main reason I’ve been enjoying it is because the posts aren’t as in-depth as a blog post, but more in depth than the average FB post. It’s a great place to just write what you’re thinking. Some of my bubbles are giving me inspiration for full blog posts too.

Before I talk about my current balance and all of that, I’m going to answer a few questions I got in the comments

Q: How do you get paid if you can’t use affiliate links?

Bubblews Case Study Day 2 – I’ve Quadrupled My Balance

We’re on to day two of my Bubblews case study. Each day (don’t get mad if I miss a few here and there) until I get my first payment I’ll share what I did and a screenshot of my bank page.

So, the first thing I did was set up my profile. There is a bio box where you can talk about yourself and I wrote some stuff but it doesn’t seem to show up on my profile. I’m not sure what’s up with that.

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