How to build an online brand, this is the one thing we would all like to get done the right way the first time. But, at the same time, it is probably the hardest part for any new online entrepreneur to think up and develop this so-called “brand” online.
One of the strong points I have had in my own web presence was the brand I created, and the same goes for those I have coached here. I mean seriously, what you see here is what you get, and that is as it should be with your brand as well.
So, let’s look at what you should be considering when putting together your online brand, from the technical to the personable…
Just so you know, they all have the same basic things in common too… But, here are 4 of my favorite brands online and why I follow them on Instagram and became a loyal customer to boot!
Most of us are not always looking to make money online; sometimes we are looking for cool t-shirts, music, recipe books, camping equipment, and so on. We also like to buy from those that really and truly make it fun to not only engage with them but, buy from them as well.
So, here are those 4 favorite brands of mine, and what we can learn from them with our own internet marketing and branding best practices.
Here are some serious tips for standing out with your niche blog in a sea of millions… Competition, without it, some of the best things in life would not exist if you ask me, and that includes some pretty awesome blogs!
If you are afraid of competition, you’ll never succeed at anything, period. Competition is a healthy thing, not something to be leveled and done away with to make things “fair for everyone.” That is how you take away the innovative and creative part of the human experience.
And with blogging, there is a lot of competition in every niche, but there are also many different things we can do to stand out with both our blog and our brand in this sea of competition as well…
Here are 6 ways to better your content marketing user experience and lower your bounce rates. Oh, what are bounce rates and why are they important? Well, that is easy, the simple definition is “when people leave your site seconds after they get there because in the end, the content or website sucks.”
Okay, I could have put it a little bit more professionally, but here is the fact, it’s true, and I really wanted this to hit home with you. And the reason why for that is the fact I want you to succeed, and with a bounce rate over 80+ percent, you really need these tips.
So, let’s get to them shall we?
Making sense of your WordPress sidebar can be a rather daunting task. I mean seriously, you’d think there was a ton of space here that can scroll into infinity, but that would be disgusting and ugly looking.
So what do you do? How do you fix up your sidebar and use it’s “brand-able” space properly?
For some, this may be a rather boring subject, one they “think” they have licked! But, as I see it, literally, most people, including beginners to business online and internet marketing, well, could use a little help with the sidebar side of things… So let’s do just that.
What is a “content tilt” you ask? Well, according to some friends at CMI it is defined as; “the content tilt is how your content is different than what anyone else is publishing.” But, does this mean always having to come up with NEW information, and are you truly up for that?
Actually no, the content tilt is not just about creating new ideas and or practices and theories around your industry as if you are some thought leader being stretched and pulled to keep up with the Jones’ in your industry, that would be just maddening!
While you will come up with some cool new ides from time to time, this content tilt is really a strategy to help you stand out from the fray and noise that abounds online within every industry, including yours. So, let’s now look at how to do just that, get your content tilt going on!
Yep, it’s a little part magic and another part unicorns. Just kidding. Actually, here is how to get your website and blog visitors to actually subscribe to your list, well, at least many of them.
I like that first part up there, kinda’ funny I think. But, you are probably not laughing at the fact people are visiting your website and blog yet, wait for it, waiiiit fooor iiit…, nope, still nothing, no opt ins, no new subscribers…
Well, here you and I are going to try and fix this, and I say try because it’s not that these strategies do not work, of course they work and I will show you…, the problem however is that most people won’t put them into practice.