5 Tips On How To Come Up With A Blog Name

5 Tips On How To Come Up With A Blog Name

Most people usually have the choice of their blog name in mind even before they start setting it up. Since most blogs are projects born out of passion, it is natural to have your blog name already thought out even before you start establishing it.

However, the blog name you have in your mind initially is just an idea. When it comes to choosing the actual name for your blog, a lot of factors have to be considered. For instance, your blog name should have a relationship with your domain name.

If you have an idea about a domain name that is not available, you may be forced to change your idea. Other factors to consider include search engine optimization and your target audience. Here are some tips on how to name your blog.

Who Is Your Target Audience?

Every blog has a target audience and the type of audience should influence the type of blog title you chose. For instance, if you are setting up a business advice blog, your blog should look professional right from the name.

Understand your audience and the type of language they relate to. If you are targeting the young generation, choose words that are attractive to them. The youths like trending topics and relate more to new vocabularies. Choose a blog name that speaks their language.

Where Do You Find Your Target Audience?

Where do you expect to find your audience?  This is an important question that will help you choose the right name for your blog.

Which media will you be using to carry out marketing campaigns? There are many options to look at as potential grounds to meet your blog readers. Some people prefer using social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram to target social media users.

If your blog is targeting an audience that is active on social media sites, you can use a language that relates to such an audience. For instance, if your blog is about ladies fashion, social media platforms such as Instagram can be a good fishing ground.

You can use words that are synonymous with Instagram users in the Title such as Fashion trends, Fleek Looks, Etc.

What Is Your Bait?

There are many blogs out there targeting the same readers you are targeting. To ensure that your blog gets the necessary attention, you need your bait.

Probably a single catchphrase that sets your blog apart. When naming your blog, think of one unique word or a few words that will make your blog more attractive.

For instance, if you are running a financial advise blog, you should know what your target audience wants. Most people reading such blogs are looking or investment opportunities, ways to save, and much more. However, their ultimate aim is to make money. You can use words that allude to making money such as Double Profits, Stock Exchange Secrets, Millionaires Secrets, Etc.

Use phrases that will arouse the desires of your readers to want to know more. When naming a blog, always remember that it is for your readers and not for you. Let it appeal to your readers.

The Type Of Topics To Focus On

If you already know the types of topics to focus on, naming your blog will be easier. You only need to write a summary of what your blog covers as the blog name- in an attractive way.

However, there are some blogs that are so diverse.

For instance, viral news blogs do not focus on a single topic. It is advisable to establish a blog that focuses on a certain topic. If you chose to go for a blog that is diverse such as a news blog, try sticking to news in a certain niche. For example, if you go for celebrity news stick to celebrity news. If you chose to focus on political news, stay in that line.

Mixing many topics makes it difficult to choose a blog name. Choose a name that is related to the type of topics you will be focusing on.

Short List Names

After considering all these factors, start by brainstorming.

Write down a list of all possible names you have in mind. Writing name ideas for a blog will help you eliminate based on the factors above.

You can modify others to suit your blog. Make sure you have a final list of 10 names. From the final ten, narrow down to 1.

You need to have several options because some domain names may already be taken. Having several options will help you choose the best. You should also try modifying if you realized that your best option is already taken.

Facebook Marketing Strategy – Free Facebook Traffic

Facebook Marketing Strategy – Free Facebook Traffic

In this video, I show a simple Facebook Marketing Strategy on how to get free Facebook traffic to your links from your personal profile.

I have two personal profiles on Facebook.  One is for business and one is for personal.  I recommend if you are going to be using a Facebook profile for business and marketing that you have two.  You don’t want your business associates seeing photos of your family and friends. 

What we are going to focus on today is the left-hand Intro panel on the side of your Facebook profile. 

When you are friending people, commenting in other groups etc other users in Facebook click on your profile and usually check your profile out.  Maximizing your profile to get free traffic from Facebook will get you more clicks and more sales.

It’s a good idea to have in the Intro section some information about you and your business, what you do as well as where you live etc.

Did you know you can put links on your personal profile? 

You can have website links, social media links.  Any links where you want people to take action; whether it be a landing page to a particular offer or to your Facebook Group as well.

The links that you have in a personal profile are very noticeable.  It is very hard to identify them when checking out someone’s profile on Facebook.  That’s where this Facebook Marketing Strategy comes in.

The Strategy

This strategy is so simple and will take you just a few minutes to implement. 

  1. Hover over the photos in your Intro area and click on edit.
  2. Remove all the photos that are in this section.
  3. Go to Canva.com and choose social media post template.
  4. Create a photo that is going to sell people to click on the link you want them to visit.
  5. Download that photo and then upload it to the photos area in your Intro section.

Now you have a photo on your profile that is directing visitors to go to your specific link or links on your personal Facebook profile.

This will increase your click-through rate and get you free traffic to your links.

How To Get More Free Traffic

To get more free traffic is simple!  All you need to do is join some groups in your niche and start commenting and friending other members.

Most people check out the profiles of friend requests.  You will get even more clicks if you are offering something for free or like me where I am offering free access to my Affiliate Facebook Group.

How To Increase Website Traffic

How To Increase Website Traffic

Have you been struggling with getting more visitors to your website?  I was like you and wanted to increase my website traffic and then I found an easy way to increase my traffic and my overall income.

Twitter

If you are using Twitter to increase website traffic to your website you may be wondering how some bloggers are killing it and you just don’t know where to start.

By increasing Twitter followings you will increase website traffic.  You don’t need some super duper strategy you just need to get creative and be seen.

According to Expanded Ramblings tweets with hashtags receive two times more engagement than those without.  That means that the more engagement, the more clicks and the more traffic you get.

Hashtags

By using hashtags you get more engagement and then more website traffic.  You need to find the right hashtags that are appropriate for each post.

I like to have a list of commonly used hashtags that are appropriate for my niches.  My list consists of 50 commonly used hashtags and I rotate those hashtags on a daily basis to get more exposure.

You can use hashtags.org to find out what hashtags to use or ritetag.com.  Whatthetrend helps you to find relevant trending hashtags that you can tap into as well.

Other Tips To Build Your Presence On Twitter

 

  • Research what content is most popular for your hashtags

  • Post your blog post more than once using different hashtags

  • Don’t use more than three hashtags per post

  • Follow the Twitter influencers for your niche and interact with them

  • Find thought-provoking tweets to share with your niche

  • Be yourself and share your personality and humor

  • Retweet the content of influencers

  • Tweet a link at least 3 times in different ways

  • Use teasers for your posts.  Create curiosity

  • Be visual.  Use stunning visuals to stand out.

Get Ready To Tweet Your Way To More Traffic

You won’t get tons of new traffic overnight but with consistency you will be able to build your presence and create a new source of visitors and blog subscribers.

Set a goal of 100 new followers and use different tactics to create interest and start seeing the first trickle of traffic to your website or blog.

Having a social media presence for your blog or website is a must.  You have to go where your audience hangs out.

So what are you waiting for, see you on Twitter.

 

How To Find Profitable Niche Markets

How To Find Profitable Niche Markets

Finding a niche for online business is usually one of the biggest struggles that most people face. Particularly if you are new to online marketing.

Some people spend hours of research before coming to a decision. This can be a frustrating and de-motivating experience for many people.

The key to finding a good profitable market is to do your research.  So many people think they have a great idea for a niche; start a business, only to find out the market is not profitable.

Your chosen niche will help you define possible products branding and marketing.

It’s not rocket science.  There are lot’s of methods you can use.  From simple Google searches, to keyword research by doing the research you will be able to find what niche is going to be viable.

In this video, I’ve tried to simplify and show you how I choose my niches.  This video will help you increase the chances of picking a market that is viable and profitable.

In this video I go through how to choose a niche, do your research and narrow down your selection.

How To Find Profitable Niche Markets

  • Research
  • Market Size
  • Tools For Research
  • Analysing your selection

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I find a niche for blogging?

Finding a niche for a blog, online business or store has the same process. The first area is passion.  There are people that start businesses that they are not passionate about but are they actually happy building a blog or business that they are not passionate about?

When you are passionate about something you definitely enjoy it more.

The second area is skills.  What are you good at?  What are you knowledgeable about.  This doesn’t mean you have to be a complete expert on something —it just means you have to have skills that you can help people by sharing what you know

You have to find the bottom line for what you are passionate about, skilled in and what people actually want.

Is my niche too small?

Establishing whether your market is too small is relatively easy.  You don’t want your niche to be too small ie less than 800 searches per month on the main keyword.  You want it to be big enough for your product or service that you can sustain a business.  Anything above 30,000 searches a month is good.

A narrow niche may seem like a good idea but sometimes it cannot sustain the traffic. Also with narrow niches you run out things to say or to promote, whereas going slightly broader may be better.

Following the video training will help you establish whether your market is sustainable.

Internet Jetset Review – John Crestani

Internet Jetset Review – John Crestani

This is a review of Internet Jetset which is brought out by John Crestani.  I will go over what it is, the value in the training and full details of what you get.

Affiliate marketing is a popular way of making money online.  What I get asked frequently is how can I start an online business without spending a lot of money.  My answer is this. Setting up a business needs capital in order to get started.  You do need to invest in order to make money.

What I like about John’s training is that it addresses the newbie marketer who is hesitant about whether Online Marketing will actually work.  It shows you to how to make money in your first two hours to prove that this training works.

What is Internet Jetset?

Internet Jetset is a course that trains how to make money online as an affiliate marketer. John Crestani teaches how to make sales using free traffic from Google, YouTube and Facebook.

This course is packed into an 8 hour long course.  It fully prepares customers to be affiliate marketers to make their first commissions within two hours of buying the course.

This course also includes John’s secret trick to combine Amazon and Facebook for instant profits.

Check Out Internet Jetset Here

Who is John Crestani

John is an internet marketer who earns over five figures every month.  He has gained a lot of success going from earning $1 million in 2015 to over $5 million in 2016!

Due to his success he has also been featured on Forbes, Business Insider Inc, and Yahoo Finance to Name a few.

 

What is in the training?

Members receive an eight hour video course.  Find out everything about building an online business based on affiliate marketing.

Here is some of what you will learn….

  • Sell your first product online as an affiliate marketer within the first 2 hours of joining this training.
  • How to make a five figure a month passive income.
  • Get free traffic from Google, YouTube and Facebook.
  • Stay focused on your business.
  • Choosing the right product to promote.

Pros

If you are a newbie and on a budget then this training is a good place to start.  It shows how to get started on a limited budge using free traffic and will prove the training works by helping you get your first sales in the first two hours.

Cons

Whilst this training will not make you a ton of money initially (which is very hard to do), it will show you how to build a sustainable business that can only grow over time.

 

Click Here To Check Out Internet Jetset

3 Big Benefits Of Using YouTube For Business

3 Big Benefits Of Using YouTube For Business

YouTube processes billions searches in a month, which makes it the second largest search engine and the 3rd most visited website worldwide after Google and Facebook.

Over one billion people visit YouTube each and every month. Anyone in business should consider including it in their marketing strategies or campaign.  There are wide ranges benefits that come about when marketing through YouTube.  Here are 3 Big Benefits of Using YouTube for Business.

It helps increase your rank in Google’s search engines

YouTube videos include a link to the business website in its description.  One of the greatest features of YouTube video is organic traffic and that traffic leading to your website.

This ultimately leads to higher ranks on Google search engines and the good thing about it, is that it’s not costly.

You can upload as many videos as you want, for absolutely no cost and there is no need to make a professional advert. All you need to use is a handheld camera or laptop camera and the editing tools available on you camera or on YouTube.

It gives you a chance to grow your Audience worldwide

YouTube for business has the potential to be seen by millions of people around the world.

One characteristic of a video is that you are able to capture attention in a few seconds.  A visitor clicks on your video especially if it’s engaging and entertaining.

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So, when compared to written content, you are more likely to get a higher percentage of an audience and more click through rates (CTR).

The brilliant combination of video sharing features with YouTube also creates an opportunity for audience engagement.   This means your audience promotes you which improves your business or brand exposure.

It allows you to build your own email List

If you want to create an enormous number of email subscribers for your business, you can use YouTube for absolutely no cost.

There is a free software that allows you to embed a sign in directly into the YouTube video.

A video can be temporarily stopped until they enter their email, which builds your email list in a matchless way.

Many times, business owners feel that there are fewer chances of email subscription. Statistics show that if someone watches at least 2 to 4 of your YouTube videos, they are more likely to subscribe.

Summary Of Using YouTube For Business

As you can see, YouTube for business is no doubt a viable platform that can help grow your business in an unimaginable way. Invest some of your time to learn the main features and components of this platform.  It will for sure show itself to be a worthwhile addition to your business.

Suggested Tools

 

Video Ads Crash Course 3.0  is great for anyone that wants to use Video Ads.   Whether you want to generate extra income through affiliate promotions, selling physical products, or providing this as a service to other businesses.

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Best Paid Online Survey Sites For 2016

Best Paid Online Survey Sites For 2016

If you are looking to find an easy, zero cost way to make money online then you should look at paid online surveys.   If you want to find legitimate online survey sites where you can earn big, then you have come to the right place.

I’ve been asked a lot in the last few weeks “how can I make money online without spending money?”.  Online surveys is my suggestion and to take the guess work of finding a legitimate survey site I have compiled my list of sites you can join and start today.

Firstly why do you get paid for doing surveys?  Companies pay agencies to do research on their brands to find out consumer buying patterns, what the market wants and whether their brand is getting the right message to it’s consumers plus much more.

When you join a survey company you will have to enter in your details about where you live, age, occupation etc.  Survey companies will choose your surveys based on your demographics.

Each survey will advise you how long it will take, how much it pays (may be dollars,points or rewards payment) and may ask a few qualifying questions.  You can then decide whether you accept to do the survey or not.

Don’t just stick to one survey site.  It is better to join a lot of survey sites, that way you can pick and choose this higher paying surveys and maximise your time.

How To Avoid The Survey Site Scam

There are hundreds of survey sites out there that promise that you will make full time income using just their site.  Follow these guidelines and you can filter out the good from the bad.

Sign Up Fee

Taking surveys online is free.  You should never have to pay to join a survey site.  These types of sites are just scams.

Testimonials

Every legitimate survey site should have testimonials.  Just Google the survey site and you should be able to find testimonials with proof of payments.  If you cannot find any testimonials then they may not be legit company.

Bad Reviews

Using your Google search again type the company name and either “scam” or “never paid” and you will be able to see if there are any complaints or bad reviews about the company.

Payment and Cashouts

Warning bells will ring if the company does not tell how they pay.  If the minimum payout is $30 cash out or more then that is not a good sign.  You want to be able to do a few surveys and get your money or reward asap.

Each of the survey sites below are recommendations based on the above criteria.  These sites may or may not apply to you depending on what country you are based.screen-shot-2016-11-19-at-11-54-57-am

Inbox Dollars – US Only

Inbox Dollars in a free to join online research community.  You will be invited to participate in surveys based on your interests and demographics.  You can also search for available surveys based on brands, goods and service.

Additional ways to make money on this site is by reading emails, doing offers and shopping online.  Inbox Dollars has been online for a very long time and pays without any issues.  Minimum cash out is $20 via PayPal or Cheque.

Click here find out more information on Inbox Dollars

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iSurveyWorld – Various Countries

iSurvey World is available in various countries and does pay by cash rather than points or vouchers.  iSurveyWorld pay well for surveys.  Payments are via PayPal and Check.  They are among the top 10 of the survey sites online.  One definitely to join and add to your list.

To join iSurveyWorld click on the appropriate country.

USA – Click Here

United Kingdom – Click Here

Australia – Click Here

Canada – Click Here

Mexico – Click Here

Brazil – Click Here

Argentina – Click Here

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OpinionPlus – US & Canada

This company works with leading brands so that you can voice your opinions and get paid cash rewards.  Once you join they will send you a short questionnaire  so they can send you qualified surveys.  1,000 points is equal to $10 and they will send you payment the following month by PayPal.

To join for USA – Click Here

Canada – Click Here

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Vindale Research – US & Canada

This is an online survey site that allow just three countries.  There are not many surveys available buy the surveys they have pay reasonably. Payment is via PayPal.  You can make money on this site by surveys and paid emails.

To join USA Click Here

Canada – Click Here

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YouGov – Australia

YouGov is a forum based survey site where you will answer surveys based on brands, entertainment and a lot more.  Every time you complete a survey you will be given points.  Once you reach 1000 points you can exchange them for vouchers, gift cards, iTunes Vouchers or exchange for cash.  Founded in 1975 this is one of the original survey companies.

To join for Australia Only Click Here

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Mindspay -US

Be rewarded for taking surveys, test products and services and offer feedback.  This is a paid survey site for the US only.  Payments are via PayPal but you must have a USA approved PayPal account.  To join click here

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EPoll – US

EPoll is a very cool survey site that lets you give your opinions on things that excite you like gaming, movies, tv, books, fashion trends, health, never seen before movie trailers and much more. You will receive incentives that you can spend all over the internet. To join EPoll US click here

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Toluna – Various Countries

Toluna is a global survey company.  See below for a list of countries.  They allow opinions from those 20 years and above.  You earn points for your views and opinions and then can choose your reward by spending your points.  Although this is and e-reward site they have lots of surveys that are easy and quick to complete.

Click on your country to join

USA

United Kingdom

New Zealand

Germany

Sweden

Norway

Australia

Netherlands

Denmark

Finland

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Global Test Market – Various Countries

Global Test Market is a survey site that I have personally used in Singapore.  I received grocery vouchers for my rewards which was great.  You have various surveys including IT surveys and mobile surveys.  Rewards are on a points basis and you have a selection of Amazon Gift cards, grocery vouchers, PayPal payment etc.  The rewards vary depending on your country.

Click your country to join.

USA

United Kingdom

Australia

Singapore

These are the main sites that I have investigated that are legitimate survey sites.

As I mentioned before don’t just join one join them all so you can increase your rewards and income.