In order to add value to your blog post, sometimes you may want to embed a YouTube video. Usually using YouTube’s default settings.
But there’s a problem many website owners may not be aware of … (more…)
Switching your blog to https has a significant impact on the social proof related to all published posts.
While the share count buttons for Twitter and LinkedIn will preserve the figures they previously displayed, the buttons for Facebook, Google+, Pinterest and
Stumbleupon will reset to zero.
That’s because the latter social media networks don’t consider https pages as being the same thing as their relevant http versions. (more…)
CommentLuv is a popular WordPress plugin that unfortunately hasn’t been updated lately.
More and more bloggers switch their blogs to https. But CommentLuv doesn’t like these links. And it displays errors in some specific cases.
I can hear you saying that you didn’t switch to https yet, so CommentLuv works fine for you.
No, it doesn’t. So keep reading, this article is useful also for you. (more…)
Both the bloggers and the other email marketers send their emails via professional email marketing services. So what’s so specific to bloggers?
Well, some blogs send emails… “New blog post” email notifications. Or “Your comment on the post X has a new reply.”
No third party service to help your email deliverability. You’re on your own. (more…)
Placing affiliate banners on your blog is one of the most common blog monetization techniques.
Not the most or the least effective. In-between.
Since the case when (almost) no one clicked a certain banner is not very uncommon, let’s analyze together why such an unpleasant situation usually happens and see what you can do to avoid it.
Speaking about solutions, the easiest one is to remove all banners. Remove all so called distractions and you won’t need to read further. There’s a huge disadvantage though… (more…)