There are two words that almost every new blog owner has cringed at one time or another. What are they?
There is something about that phrase that has stumbled many who are trying to navigate the path of online success. How do you get started? What works? What doesn’t? There are so many questions to ask and you’ll get a thousand answers for each one you ask.
So where should you start? By learning from others who have traveled the road of internet marketing before you and who actually know what they’re talking about. Below are 3 successfully internet marketers / bloggers that every blog owner can learn something from.
Darren Rowse of ProBlogger
There is one truth that every seasoned internet marketer will likely agree with:
Online marketing and blogging go hand in hand.
Darren Rowse is a great example of the truth of that statement. He started his site, ProBlogger, back in 2004 as a sort of outlet for what he was learning and has since then grown his blog into one of the most popular blogging sites on the web.
Much of the information found on his site is based around helping website owners build a solid blog and learn the tricks of the trade that come with creating a site that people will run to.
Here are some great posts on his site to get you started:
- How to Craft a Blog Post
- Search Engine Optimization for Blogs
- 7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog
Jon Morrow of Boost Blog Traffic
Why do blog owners want to learn about internet marketing? Usually it’s because they want to learn ways to increase the traffic to their site. If you want a no-bull approach to getting traffic to your site, then you’ll want to start following Jon Morrow on his blog, Boost Blog Traffic.
Blogging is an art that Jon has mastered and he has used it to build a huge and loyal following. Though his blog is powered by guest posts, the content has to go through him before it’s publish, thus ensuring you’re about to read something great.
If you want to learn something that will change the way you create content, then start here. Not sure what to read first? Consider these posts:
- The Simple Blog Tweak That Gets You More Social Shares Right Now
- 11 Traffic Techniques That are a Waste of Time for Beginners
- How to Craft Tweetable Quotes That Spread Your Posts like Wild Fire
Neil Patel of QuickSprout
What can be said about Neil Patel? If there were two words to sum him up, it’d be this: He’s brilliant.
It’s as simple as that. Neil’s blog, QuickSprout holds some of the best information that you can find about boosting traffic, engaging your audience, writing for SEO and everything in between.
His site has multiple “Definitive Guides to” e-books that will get you started in the right direction for building traffic, authority, and your online business. If there was one person to follow, it’s this guy.
Get started here:
- The Beginners Guide To Online Marketing
- The Definitive Guide to Copywriting
- What SEO Used to Be Versus What SEO Is Now
Internet Marketing can be a tough road to travel alone, so don’t. Learn from others, and don’t overwhelm yourself with turning a new blog into a million dollar empire in 24 hours—ain’t gonna happen. Building a high traffic blog often takes years, so just be patient and put your nose to the grindstone. It will pay off.