There are millions of blogs out there on the Web, but many business owners aren’t sold on the value of maintaining a blog for their brand. Many of their objections are pragmatic: Not having enough time, for example, or simply not knowing what to write. Done correctly, a business blog is a potent marketing tool that clarifies goals and strengthens performance across your whole digital strategy.
Virtually every element of a website has something to contribute to search engine optimization, the process of enhancing your site to make it more visible in the most popular search engines. One area that people often miss, however, is image optimization.
It’s impossible to know exactly how many blogs there are, but estimates have put the figure around 152 million. Although more blogs are created every day, many will be abandoned. There’s always room for a business to generate more leads with an effective blog! Let’s look at some of the most popular blog platforms...
LinkedIn has always been a great place to connect with colleagues and build your professional brand. Up until recently, however, there wasn’t much to recommend it as a publishing platform. Before 2015, most publishing functions were limited to a select group of “influencers.” All that has changed with the advent of LinkedIn Pulse. Pulse provides you with full-featured publishing with access to LinkedIn’s fast-growing base of around