Author: Matt Smith

4 Reasons Why Your Blog Is Rubbish! (And How To Fix It)

There could be many different individual reasons why your blog is rubbish, but from my experience it usually comes down to a select handful of reasons.  I see many sites make these big mistakes, which only makes it harder for them to succeed. Let’s take a look at some of these mistakes to avoid and, more importantly, how to fix them. 1. You Site Is Slow, Very Sloooooow Search engines have stated that they are taking a websites speed into consideration when ranking them, which is why it is so important that you work at speeding up your site. ...

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The Secret To Blogging Success – Fast Food Of Course!

Yes, you heard me right.  The secret to blogging success is, of course, fast food.  I mean it’s obvious, isn’t it? OK, maybe I should explain before you pick up the phone and order another [insert favourite food] from your local take out.  The secret isn’t about the food itself – that will just lead to diabetes and obesity – instead it is more about why fast food is so popular. Why Fast Food? Ask yourself why fast food is so popular.  We all know that it is bad for us (really bad!) yet people still eat it.  I...

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4 Simple SEO Tips For New Bloggers

A pretty important aspect to focus on when starting a new site is SEO (Search Engine Optimization).  This is because the vast majority of your traffic will be coming from the search engines.  Now I know many people struggle with SEO when they first start out, which is why I thought I’d put together a list of some helpful SEO tips for you to use. 1. Learn About SEO!!! Yes, it may sound obvious but it is VITALLY IMPORTANT (I can’t stress that enough) that you spend time learning about how SEO works.  If you understand the fundamentals of...

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NEW Individual Courses & Membership Price Drop – The Hive

Today, we are happy to announce that we are launching a new feature to our premium site ‘The Hive’.   You are now able to purchase individual courses that we have put together for a one-time payment.  Better yet, you can become a member and get access to all of our great courses and content for a NEW REDUCED PRICE! Individual Courses Now Available We have spent a lot of time putting together our membership site (The Hive) for people to sign up to and access all of our premium content.  One thing that kept cropping up, however, was that...

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How To Get A Guest Post Published

I have a bit of a love hate relationship with guest blogging.  It’s great when you get sent a really great article that you would happily publish on your site, but for every one great guest post there are countless really bad ones that never see the light of day.  I personally get emailed quite a lot of guest post submissions for my other site, but of those I’d say that I turn down 99% of them simply because they were not good enough. Now I know from speaking to a lot of other bloggers that I am not...

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