23 Reasons You Should Stop Blogging on LinkedIn Right Now (also applies to Medium, Quora, etc.)

I love controversial blog posts – so here you go. I have 23 good reasons you should stop using the Blog feature in LinkedIn and also what you should be doing instead.

My “controversial blog post” policy is: don’t just complain, give solutions! So, feel free to read through the article and a comment is much appreciated. I spoke up, so now it’s your turn. I want to hear from you.

Let’s start by saying: unless you’re Richard Branson, Gary Vaynerchuck or Tony Robbins, we small business owners should not use LinkedIn as a blog platform. Here are 23 reasons why.

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5 Things These Smart Marketers Are Doing That You’re Probably Not

No one really cares about predictions, but EVERYONE wants to know what smart marketers actually do, test and achieve.

If we are to plan our marketing efforts (hence our time and money investment), then we may as well use strategies that are meant to work – because real marketers have already tested and implemented them in their own online businesses.

So, let’s get started and learn something new. Here are 5 areas you should focus on.

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What’s the Cheapest Way to Drive the Right Traffic to My Website?

There are plenty of ways out there a prospective customer may stumble onto your website.

There are search engines, ads, media marketing and many, many more. With such a vast area to cover, there must be a more robust way of figuring out just where to allocate your resources in order to drive traffic to your website!

So, I’ve done this research for you. I’ve taken a look at some of the most common methods and compared them to help you find the best way to drive traffic to your website. Don’t forget: relevant traffic equals SALES.

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Short Web Pages Don’t Sell: 5 Reasons Why Scrolling is Good for You

The client is always right.

That’s definitely the first rule to remember, mostly in my industry. After having dealt with over 100 clients, my web design and ecommerce development “sixth sense” always suggests: the client is always right.

“I want a blue ribbon”, “I’d like a green border”, “I prefer this…”. To be honest, this is why I love working with real people. It’s the challenge of making every client happy that motivates me.

But after attending dozens of seminars and presentations here in California, I’m afraid, I changed my mind. The client is not right any longer – her customers are.

So, let’s break one of the top myths in web design: “Nobody scrolls, I want all of my content to be placed above the fold”.

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10 Reasons why Hiring an Intern Will Boost your Website Revenue

Have you ever wondered why your website is NOT generating sales?

Yes, I know, you thought about it already. And probably you just concluded you have no cash to invest in website traffic generation & no time to look after the marketing and social aspect.

Today, you get a simple solution to your problem. If you are a Sole Trader, a Managing Director or a Website Owner, keep reading. If not, then share with a colleague.

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