Blogger Week in Review EP13 :: Open Rates, Get Paid, Infographics Curation, Contact Page, Market Research

blogger week review

 

Every week I share some of the best blogger articles I ran across and saved for future reference.

Here is an overview of Blogger Week in Review Episode 13:

  • 8 Battle-Tested Ways to Increase Your Email Open Rates
  • Make online payments easy for your freelance clients
  • Tips and Advice on Curating Infographics
  • Write a Contact Page that Encourages Connections and Communication
  • How to do Market Research for Your Business (for Free)

 

Reshu Rathi at SEJournal outlines actionable email tips that will help you increasing your email open rates.

8 Battle-Tested Ways to Increase Your Email Open Rates

https://www.searchenginejournal.com/8-battle-tested-ways-to-increase-your-email-open-rates/179892/The more engaged your email list is, the more likely they are to open your emails and take the desired action. Wondering how to intice people to open your emails? Well, your subject line is the key to that. An effective subject line is like a magnet to draw in your visitors.
Read more at searchenginejournal.com

 

 

Bob Dunn, also know as BobWP, explains how to integrate a payment system to your website so you can get paid fast.

Make online payments easy for your freelance clients

https://www.godaddy.com/garage/webpro/clients/make-online-payments-easy-for-your-freelance-clients/During the seven years I was providing WordPress design, coaching and training, I spent a considerable chunk of time looking for ways to make it easy for my clients to pay me via my website. From experience, I found that smaller packages under $1,000 are easier to get full payment up front. Anything beyond that, the 50-percent upfront deposit is an easier sell.
Read more at godaddy.com

 

 

Scott Scanlon of CurationSuite provides tips on how to curate infographics. CurationSuite is the product I use on this blog to easily curate contents from various sources. This post is an example of curated content.

Tips and Advice on Curating Infographics

https://curationsuite.com/curation-tips/tips-advice-curating-infographics/Oracle, Oh Oracle. Should I curate infographics? Some say infographics are leading to the downfall of civilization– not me– I see infographics as a path out of the dark ages of information overload.
Read more at curationsuite.com

 

 

Ashley Lamar of ashleylamar.com highlights clever uses of your Contact Page real estate for better connections.

Write a Contact Page that Encourages Connections and Communication

http://www.ashleylamar.com/write-contact-page-encourages-connections-communication/I see so many bloggers and small business owners that are guilty of neglecting their ‘Contact’ page. I’ll browse their site and click around on their pages (to be nosy, I admit) and I’m saddened by the state of many ‘Contact’ pages. I can’t even begin to count the number of times I’ve seen a contact page with nothing more than that dreaded boring contact form.
Read more at ashleylamar.com

 

 

Gigi Khaos of Strikingly gives you quick ways to conduct market research with free tools.

How to do Market Research for Your Business (for Free)

http://www.strikingly.com/blog/how-to-do-market-research-for-your-business-for-free/If you’re going to improve on your product and make sure you are providing the services and features that will turn your customers into super fans, you need to know what they think NOW. It’s called market, or customer, research.
Read more at strikingly.com

 

 

Wrapping it up

How did you like this week’s articles?

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Until next week,

-steve

P.S. In case you missed last week episode 12, you can read it here.

 

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About the Author Steve Williams

Steve Williams is a blogger, consultant, and entrepreneur. He helps people thriving with digital marketing and blogging.

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