start your blog post with a bang

5 brilliant ways to start your blog post with a bang 

Most blogs suck.  You might have the most brilliant advice, but nobody reads it.  The solution starts with…the start.  A recent survey found that only 30% of readers make it...
more blog traffic

How to promote your blog and get more traffic

Behind the scenes at BlogWorks (and a surprise) I have a confession to make. We’ve been quiet about BlogWorks. Too quiet. You see, two years ago I had this idea...
How to get 80% more people to actually read your posts.

How to Get 80% More People to Actually Read Your Blog Posts

Yes, you heard that right - you can increase the number of your visitors who actually read your content by 80%! Xerox found that colored visuals increase people's willingness to...
designing the perfect opt-in offer

Designing the Perfect Opt-in Offer

Have you heard that email marketing is the most effective form of marketing to-date? Email has a higher ROI than any other marketing platform. Have you started building your email...
7 words that make your reader stop and take action

7 words that make your reader stop and take action

"Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic." That's a quote by Albus Dumbledore, headmaster of Hogwarts. He may be a fictional character, but his quote...
4 Steps to Never Miss Another Blog Post Again

4 Steps to Never Miss Another Blog Post

Have you ever been to a blog, only to find they haven’t added a post for months, or randomly update it in batches? Will you ever subscribe to a blog...
Embedded media can make your blog sticky

Make your blog sticky with embedded media

I’m sure you’ve done this. The blog headline grabbed you - you clicked through. And then - despite your best high-school effort - you clicked away after only 3 paragraphs....
Write a top headline: 5 quick and dirty steps

Five quick and dirty steps to writing a top headline

I am going to do something not possible: write a blog about writing the perfect headline in less than 1,000 words. You see, like writing a book, painting a picture...
Make your blog stand out from the crowd

How to rescue a lost blog -7 ways to stand out from the crowd

Every day at BlogWorks we look at blogs - the good, the bad, and the downright ugly. The reality in blog-land is that your blog has to be competitive and...
Google Analytics Basics

Google Analytics for non-analytical people

For a long time I resisted Google Analytics. Just the word “analytics” conjured up images of unwashed twenty-somethings ogling Excel spreadsheets while sipping Red Bull and mumbling about decimal points...