Showing posts with label Blogging. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Blogging. Show all posts

Friday, February 24, 2017

Miscellaneous blogging tools

Miscellaneous blogging tools 


Roost: Enables web-push notifications for your blog. A new and innovative way to let users subscribe to your blog updates.

ZohoMail: Let you create a free domain-specific email address.

Speechpad: Offers transcription services for audio or video.

GtMetrix: Check your desktop & mobile site’s loading speed. It also suggests how to improve loading time.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Desktop Video Recording and Image Capture Editing Tools : Blogging Tips


1. Google Hangout
Google Hangout : Desktop Video Recording and Image Capture Editing Tools : Blogging Tips

  • Messaging, voice and video calls
  • Message a friend or start a group conversation
  • Connect at any time with voice and video calls
  • Stay in sync across your devices
Ohh, Why we Add this here ? this is not a Video or Image Editing Tool..

  • All Blogger know Hangout how much helpful for Video Tutorial Creation, We Can do Hangout with Live Streaming, Can Chat with each other and collaborate each of corner people of the World.
Web :- https://hangouts.google.com/

2. Audacity 
Audacity : Desktop Video Recording and Image Capture Editing Tools : Blogging Tips

  • Audacity is an free and Open source Audio Recording Tool for All Desktop Operating Systems. 
  • Audacity Developed by Contribution of Developer's.
  • If you are good in Programming then you can contribute over their.

Three ways for Contribution in Audacity

  • Developer
    • Udacity Written in C++ Programming Language. If you want to contribute then you can contribute on Audacity.
    • Also the WebSite of Audacity Developed into PHP you want to contribute on. 
  • Users
    • If you are User but do not know about Programming Stuffs, then you also can join Audacity Community for Suggestion and Bug Reports.
  • Translators 
    • If you are want this Audacity for your Native Language then you can also Contribute.

3. MPEG Streamclip 
MPEG Streamclip : Desktop Video Recording and Image Capture Editing Tools : Blogging Tips
  • MPEG StreamClip is for the Video Converter, Player, Editor for MPEG, QuickTime, Transport Streams, iPod.
  • And now it is a DivX Editor and Encoding Machine, and even a Movie Downloader.

About the Company...
MPEG StreamClip Products of Squared 5 srl is an Italian unipersonal, limited liability company.It has been founded in 2007 by Stefano Cinque, who is the company holder, the CEO and the developer.
Web :- http://www.squared5.com/

4. Image Optim:
 Image Optim: Desktop Video Recording and Image Capture Editing Tools : Blogging Tips

  • Image Optim is tool for Mac OS.
  • In that we can Compress image sizes and never loss clarity of Image.
  • Save Disk Space and Server Space and load faster for our Websites.

5. Snagit
Snagit : Desktop Video Recording and Image Capture Editing Tools : Blogging Tips

  • Snagit is Best tool we have not ever used like that Snagit. Our Team most use this tool for Developing, For some Suggestion, Screen Sharing and much more things.

Snagit Futures...
  • Scrolling Capture
  • Video Capture
  • Mobile Capture
  • Video Trimming
  • Step Tool
  • Special Effects
  • Stamps
  • Fast - Easy Sharing
  • Cloud Integration
  • Multi Platform Support
  • Multi File Formats
  • Library
  • Profile
  • Enterprise Resource

6. Camtasia
Camtasia : Desktop Video Recording and Image Capture Editing Tools : Blogging Tips
  • Camtasia used for Screencast and all Video Editing Futures.
  • Camtasia Run on both Mac OS and Windows OS.
  • Camtasia is not free tool but you can try for Free 1 months.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Proof Reading Tool : Blogging Tips


Proof Reading Tool : Blogging Tips

1. Hemingway App:
Web :- http://www.hemingwayapp.com

  • Free web-based tool to improve your writing. I’m sure you will end up bookmarking this one.


2. Grammarly:
Web :- https://www.grammarly.com

  • Saviour for a non-native English speaker like me. Helps with proof-reading, suggests words, is a great companion.


Monday, November 16, 2015

Blog Post Title Tool : Blogging Tips

When we write a post Sometime we need to focus on Blog Title Because we work hard for write an Article so, things is if our Blog Post Title no good then no one go through. So, some of sites which help's you to create strong title for your Post. Here i am list some of tool which i am use to choose Blog Post Title.

1.EMV Tool
  • Checks the emotional marketing value of a title. The higher the EMV score is, the better it will perform on social media channels.


EMV Tool Blog Post Title Tool : Blogging Tips
Web :- http://www.aminstitute.com/headline/

2.Headline Analyzer
  • This is the best tool in this lot. Regardless of what you know or don’t know about blogging, you will be churning out the best titles for your blog posts.
Headline Analyzer Blog Post Title Tool : Blogging Tips
Web :- http://coschedule.com/headline-analyzer
3.TweakBiz title generator
  • A comprehensive title generator by TweakBiz.
TweakBiz Title Generator Blog Post Title Tool : Blogging Tips
Web :- http://tweakyourbiz.com/tools/title-generator/

4.Potent C idea generator:
  • Call it a content idea generator or a title generator it functions as both.
Potent C idea generator Blog Post Title Tool : Blogging Tips
Web :- https://www.portent.com/tools/title-maker

5.UpWorthy title generator:
  • The only viral topic generator you need.
UpWorthy title generator Blog Post Title Tool : Blogging Tips
Web :- https://www.upworthy.com/

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Content Idea Generation Tools : Blogging Tips


Content Idea Generation Tools : Blogging Tips

1. BuzzSumo
Web : http://buzzsumo.com/
  • Enter a website or a topic to find the most shared and engaged content.
BuzzSumo : Content Idea Generation Tools : Blogging Tips

2. Quora
Web : https://www.quora.com/
  • Search for your keywords in a search box of Quora, and you will get unlimited ideas for your blog content.
Quora : Content Idea Generation Tools : Blogging Tips

3. Blog Topic Generator
Web : http://www.hubspot.com/blog-topic-generator
  • Enter your keyword and it will give you post ideas.
HubSpot : Content Idea Generation Tools : Blogging Tips

4. Google Trends
Web : https://www.google.co.in/trends/
  • Check the currently trending topics or find the search trend for any keyword of your choice.
Google Trends : Content Idea Generation Tools : Blogging Tips

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Effective 5 Ways to Create Unique Articles

Google has everything. As a blogger your main challenge is to create different and unique articles which are not in Google. Is it possible? Well, indeed it is possible. we all learn new things by others or reading books.




1. Break the shackles:

Never afraid to express what you know, no matter what others think you should write what you feel. Even if it makes you feel little embarrassed, don’t care. What it does is it will make your content look unique because it is your own perspective thought.

2. Self Practice:

Although you have learnt something from someone, you can’t get the insight of the concept until you self practice it. For example, you never wrote any article or blogs, so you don’t know where and how to start. Trust me, i felt the same. Just start with a sentence, don’t feel bad if you can’t continue. Leave it there and take a break, don’t over think. Whenever you get ideas keep adding sentence-by-sentence. Even if it takes days to complete doesn’t matter.

3. Positive Frame of Mind:

What it matters the most is your frame of mind. So if you’re not in the good mood, do not write. A good frame of mind depends on few things
  • Surroundings: Yes. Your surroundings can ruin your writings. If you are staying in the noisy area you might not able to write quality articles. For me, I live in a small village where the main roads are little far from my home so my surrounding is good. And, important thing is you’ll be at your creative best when you are at home.
  •  Impatience: you just started blogging and you’re getting impatience. What it does is kill your creativity. Be patient, wait for the right time. You might feel this can’t be done, you can. Believe yourself. Worst thing is self-doubt. so avoid it.
  •  Distraction kills creativity: So it is important not to get distracted by your personal issues; like family problems, financial problems etc. Also it is important to ignore the critics. Be yourself, be happy.
  •  Eliminate Negativity: It is utterly important to eliminate the negativity from life. you won’t achieve anything with the negative frame of mind.
Also Read: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Started with Guest Blogging

4. Build Creativity:

How to build creativity? Let me explain you; you’re using social networks like facebook and twitter, what many people do is copy other people’s Status update or tweets. They never try to be original or creative. So whenever you use these social networks share your own words, insights. Play with words. In this way you’ll able to get creative ideas.

5. Keep Reading:

You might wonder how reading helps to create unique articles. Well, trust me it does. When you read lots of blogs and books you get a lot of different ideas and different styles. And, your vocabulary gets better. So the trick is to read as much as possible. Subscribe to RSS feed of your favorite blogs, signup for their newsletters, make a habit of reading. Also, participate in different forums.

You may Quit Blogging if you don’t adopt these skills

Blogging is not easy. Blogosphere is getting bigger day by day. Updating valuable and unique content is challenging. In order to survive in blogging you need to adopt some skills.


Writing Skills:

First and the uttermost thing as a blogger is his writing skills. You can’t succeed without the basic writing skills. Perhaps, I am not a good writer, but I try to keep the basics right.
How to improve your writing skills?
  • Read books: Yes. Reading books significantly improves your writing skills. You’ll get adopt to new writing styles and skills.
  • Practice: Take a note book or a blank sheet and write the shit out, even if it doesn’t make sense.
  • Watch and adopt: Watch the famous writers. Read their blogs, books. Adopt their style.
  • Join Twitter: Honestly, I was lazy to write even a single sentence before joining twitter. 140-characters limit twitter forced me to write and experiment with my vocabulary. If you not joined the twitter yet, join now.

Technical Skills:

No, no, you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to manage technical issues of your blog. If you are not a techie no need to worry, managing blogs are easy these days. By Technical means you just have learn about few things like monitoring your site through Webmasters tools, securing your site from hacking etc. for example; Google is not indexing your blog posts. It happens when Googlebot can’t access your site due to some errors. You will not be aware of this if you don’t have webmasters tools account connected with your site. You will not get any search engine results. Due to this you may quit blogging.
How to build Technical Skills?
  • Don’t skip information: It is essential that you shouldn’t skip any information even you are not interested in it. Just take a glance on that subject.
  • Don’t fear: Do not fear to experiment with technical issues, even though you’re not a geek.
  • Be Curious: You might have heard the phrase: “There is no better teacher than curiosity”. Got the point? So, try to be curious and don’t afraid to experiment.

 Creative Skills:

Creativity is the essential thing in blogging. Without creative thinking skills you can’t survive much long. You need to adopt creativity.
How to build creative skills?
  • Question yourself: Questioning yourself helps to build creativity. Wonder how? Read the next point.
  • Find answer yourself: In order to build creativity, try to solve the puzzles yourself. For example; you are struck on a particular problem, don’t google right away, try to find the solution yourself. You never know you might end up inventing new thing!
  • Experiment: Don’t bother about outputs, just experiment.

 Promoting Skills:

This is the last and final skill you need to adopt. Even if you have above three skills and if you don’t know how to promote your blog then those skills will be wasted. In order to build readership you need to promote your blog.
How to promote your blogs?
  • Make Use of Social media: Since it is 21st century and almost everyone has a social media accounts, make a most of it.
  • Don’t afraid to share: This is crucial, do not afraid to share your work through social media or any other platform.
  • Encourage others to join you: Make friends with common-interest people. Invite them to join you.
Also Read: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Started with Guest Blogging

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Ran out of blogging ideas? — How to overcome it

Blogging is not an overnight thing, it might look simple but it isn’t. It needs a lot of passion and dedication to perfect it.
It is necessary to update the blog regularly. That doesn’t mean you can write any bullshit. You need to generate unique and fresh content. For newbie’s it is obviously difficult to come up with different ideas every time.

Once in a while, everybody will come across this thing called ‘Writers’s block’. you don’t get any ideas to processed.
‘Running out of ideas’ is a choice, not an accident
What??? What are you saying? Isn’t it an accident? NOT.
Let me explain you; how and why exactly you ran out of ideas:
  • You stress a lot by over-thinking.
  • You are scared to express your words because you think it is not good enough.
  • You don’t read other blogs or books.
  • You bother about what other bloggers think.
  • You’re bothered about what your neighbors and their dog thinks.
Now tell me, isn’t this an option? You deliberately ran out of ideas. So the secret lies within you. Don’t let others to take control of your mind, and then see the difference.
This might not be the exact reason you’re not getting ideas, but similar.
Things to do to make sure you won’t run out of blogging ideas 
1.  Look how others are doing and get inspire:
  • What or who inspired you to choose blogging? Now go back there and get some inspiration.
  • Assume that blogging can make you an Entrepreneur: Stop assuming, it is reality. Blogging can actually make you successful entrepreneur. Just look at guys like Neil Patel from Quicksprout.com and Pat Flynn from SmartPassiveIncome, these guys don’t need an introduction. The thought of becoming an entrepreneur isn’t enough to inspire you?
2.  Don’t you know ideas come from reading? 
Actually, I felt blank when I first tried to write a blog post years ago. What I learnt is the ideas come from reading, whether it’s a book or blog, you need to read regularly. ideas can come from anywhere.
3.  Experiment with your creativity:
Try to find the way out by experimenting with your creativity. Look everywhere; try adopting different methods and creative skills. Try to invent some original ideas. Write the first thing that comes to your mind, it’ll be always original, in my opinion. 
4.   Try to sneak everywhere to get ideas:
Use social media networks like Facebook and twitter. Participate in forums. Often try to visit yahoo! answers; this is the best place to get new ideas because people visit here to find solution for different questions.
5.   Take shower daily:
This might sound funny, but the best ideas come in the shower. Actually there is a scientific explanation behind it; while taking shower there will be a release of chemical called Dopamine in our Brain. Dopamine makes you feel good. This chemical will also be released while doing pleasure activities like playing games, listening music etc.
6.  You own a Brain, think:
Scientists say our brain is capable of storing million Gigabytes of memory. doesn’t it seem like we are wasting our natural hard-drives? Remember, your brain is different from others. There is no way that your brain can’t generate new and original ideas.

Benefits of Blogging and Internet Marketing

Considering the amount of increase in internet users over the years, online marketing has become one of the profitable business. According to Wikipedia; One-third of world’s population uses Internet, and there are over 156 million blogs in the world.

So if you’re thinking to start a business, starting a online business would be 50 times more beneficial. let me explain you the benefits of online marketing.
Benefits of blogs and Blogging:
1.  Blogs are easy to update:
If you look at majority of websites there is a blog section. Blogs have really changed the game. Blogs are like personal diaries and you can share easily anything you like, on any topic.
2.  Easy to build audience:
Blogs are reader-friendly. Since readers look for fresh and unique content, it is easy to build audience.
3.  Build friendship with other bloggers:
Blogging builds friendship with other bloggers and common-interest people.
4.  Blogging Improves your vocabulary and writing:
Many of the top bloggers were not writers or authors; they started blogging as a hobby, end up writing best-selling eBooks.
5.  Your Blog posts can go viral:
Yes, your blog posts can go viral. It can make you famous.
6.  Expert identity:
Your blog gives you an identity in your particular niche; moreover, you’ll get an authority image.
7.  Build creativity and knowledge:
Blogging is a continuous process and you’ll never get bored with it, because you get an opportunity to learn and explore new things every day. It’ll definitely brighten your creativity and knowledge.

Benefits of Internet Marketing:
1.  Low Investment:
This is probably one of the biggest benefits of internet marketing; you can start a small business with low investment. All you need is a website or a blog.
2. Knowledge is the Investment:
That’s right! In this business, knowledge is your biggest Investment. Knowledge is the kind of thing that can’t be stolen or lost.
3. You don’t need to create products:
This is another advantage of online marketing; you don’t need to invest your time and money to build product, you can sell third-party products on your website, and you get commission for that. This is called Affiliate marketing.
4.  Passive Income:
Your website runs 24*7, which means your business never stops. You can even earn money while you’re sleeping! sounds cool right? This is called passive income.
5. Global recognition:
Since your website can be viewed by whole world; your business or brand gets global recognition without much cost.
6.  Easy to connect with customers:
It is easy to connect with your targeted customers; therefore you don’t need to spend money to reach your target.
7.  Easy to convince customers:
With Content marketing and copywriting it is easy to convince your customers to buy products.
8.  Organic Traffic:
Google can make any company rich; with right SEO techniques you can drive huge traffic to your website or blog.
9. Gain Social exposure:
Your brand gets social exposure among other companies; with social networks like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter it is easy to enlarge your brand.
10. Credibility:
You get lots of credibility in online business, whereas you don’t get that much credibility in traditional business.
11. No employment cost:
You don’t need salesman to sell your product, since your website will automatically do the salesman’s job you don’t have to worry about employment costs.
12. Quick Results:
Good thing about online marketing is you don’t have to wait, you can promote your products from day-one.
13.  Easy to change tactics:
In case you don’t get quick results, it is easy to change your approach whenever you like without worrying about expenses.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

How to keep your Blogging Enthusiasm Alive

When we first start something new, it will be exciting and we do it with lots of enthusiasm and energy. But later on we struggle to keep up the same enthusiasm and pace. Same thing happens with bloggers.
Sometimes we just feel sick to write or even get up. Sometimes writing can be boring. Sometimes our mind becomes blank and we run out of blogging ideas. Sometimes we lack enthusiasm or motivation to write. We just can’t afford this kind of situation, especially bloggers. We need to find a better solution to overcome this situation.
Blogosphere is getting competitive day-by-day, if we don’t show enthusiasm towards blogging, others will overtake us. so how to overcome this situation? read on.

How to keep your Blogging Enthusiasm Alive:


1. Motivate yourself:
You need to motivate yourself, that’s what pro-bloggers do; they motivate themselves first then they motivate others. You should realize the fact that dreams doesn’t come true without taking a proper action. It feels good while dreaming but turning your dreams into reality would be much better.
2. Get Inspiration from Entrepreneurs:
Whenever I lack inspiration, I read entrepreneur’s stories. This gives an immense inspiration to achieve my dreams. Try to get inspiration from them.
Adopt these entrepreneur qualities:
  • Disciplined: entrepreneurs are so disciplined to make their businesses work that they are willing to take actions every day. They don’t like hanging around and doing nothing.
  • Work ethics: entrepreneurs never get shy at work. They don’t mind working 16-18 hours a day.
  • Never Lazy: entrepreneurs hate being lazy at work; if they have an idea, they never hesitate to executive it, because they know if they don’t someone else will.
“The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm” – Thomas J. Watson
3. Read Inspirational Books:
Books can give everything you don’t have now; in fact books can change your lifestyle. Read some inspirational books and then see the difference. Moreover, you will get lots of unique ideas and enthusiasm. Also, you can read some awesome blogs; I usually read Steve Pavlina’s Personal Development blog. If you haven’t read yet, go get some inspiration.
4. Keep reminding your goal:
Whenever you lack enthusiasm to write, keep reminding your goals. This will bring you back to reality. Don’t expect your blog to become popular without effort. Don’t show negligence towards blogging because it’ll haunt you later.
5. Write in the morning:
You know when is the best time to write? In the Morning; because your mind will be fresh and you’ll be high in energy. Most of the time i choose morning hours to write blog posts. Not to be surprised; the post that were written in the morning hours always comes good.
6. Consider Blogging as Hobby:
I don’t know how many of you think like this; but for me, blogging always remains as a hobby. Of course it is not bad to make money from blogging but you should consider blogging as a hobby rather than work. If you consider blogging as work, you may get burned out. Build affection towards your blog and blogging, then you’ll enjoy it.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The new rules of content monetization


Matthew Capala is an Internet entrepreneur, SEO strategist, speaker, and author. He is the founder of Alphametic, an organic growth accelerator, andSearchDecoder. Mathew is an Adj. Professor at NYU, and is the author of Amazon-bestselling book, “SEO Like I’m 5.”

Content monetization in 2015 involves learning new ways to distribute and market content so that you can reach incremental buyers and leads on platforms that offer a large number of engaged users who are there for one reason: to buy premium digital content.
The days when keyword-optimized landing pages with downloadable PDFs, powered by PayPal and video testimonials performed best are long over.
Established brands or long-standing websites with decent traffic can still convert hard-won site visitors into paying customers using the tactics and technologies of the past. You can do much better by exploiting some of the overlooked content monetization engines out there that bring a lot of value to your audience development efforts. Some of the benefits include:
  • built-in user base
  • trusted shopping card
  • high placements in Google
  • network effect
  • algorithm that rewards performance
  • ease of use and ability to edit
  • no cost

The New Rules of Content Monetization

Why do you need to use content monetization engines to build and distribute your digital content products? Because both Google and consumers have evolved.

Marketing is not democratized. Distribution is accessible. The gatekeeper is out, opportunities for all are in. Are you tapping into Amazon, the next gold rush on the Web? Are you building courses on Udemy, the largest online course platform on the Web?
These high-growth platforms, such as Amazon Kindle, Audible or Udemy, are also ranked well in Google and have their own distribution channels.

The Network Effect

Above all, their algorithms are built in a way that rewards network effect — every additional user brings a lot of value to your business because your authority rank on these platforms increases.

For example, the Amazon algorithm gives your content more “love” as more users sign up for it. Through Amazon KDP Select you can offer your Kindle book for free for a limited time. Every quality Amazon download brings value to your book, boosting your Author Rank enabling you to be more visible in Amazon search, relevant categories, and on product pages (users who bought this book also bought your book!).

It’s a win-win. If you get enough users to download your book and drop reviews, Amazon will do the job for you. You can’t match that with a downloadable PDF on your site.
If you’re going to offer something valuable you may as well get paid for it, right? Learning how to effectively monetize your content frees you to create a higher volume of inspired, helpful value for your niche.
Look no further than information products, or info products, as a way of packaging your knowledge into a neat, tidy prospering bundle.

Start with 10 Ideas

Content monetization strategy built for content monetization engines involvesacting like a healthy heartbeat. You need to be constantly updating your content, re-launching, re-posting across various platforms, and building new products and formats that will compound your audience and revenue.

Calaudia Azula Altucher is one of the many examples of creative content marketers who has taken a self-publishing approach to share her message. After co-authoring WSJ best-seller, The Power of No, she used Kindle and CreateSpace publishing platforms to launch her next book, Becoming Idea Machine: Because Ideas are the Currency of the 21st Century.
In her book, Claudia inspires us to come up with ten ideas a day as a way to reach success in business. Her mental model can be well applied to the core principles of content monetization marketing: you need a steady flow of good ideas.
According to Claudia, our ability to come up with fresh ideas is like an idea muscle. It atrophies if it’s not used and exercised. If you exercise it daily by pushing your idea muscle to the limits (three ideas are easy, 10 ideas are hard!), your idea muscle will grow in performance and speed.

The Power of Compounding

Keep your content creation momentum rolling. Turn your content product into a brand. James Altucher has done just that with his “Choose Yourself” self-published book series.
“The best way to promote your first book is to write a second one.” ~ James Altucher
The great secret is no secret really; you’ll amplify opportunities by offering free, valued-packed forms of content like eBooks, online courses, slides and blog posts because savvy web visitors demand value. Create value and become valuable.

Although distribution platforms may change, the principles remain the same. Creating helpful, problem solving content for a targeted audience and distribute through multiple channels.
Stick to the basics at the outset, and then learn to scale across various platforms and channels. The challenge is to create a process that allows you to come up with amazing ideas that are repeatable and scalable. Small things will compound.

9 Content Monetization Tips

Amazon is the Doorway
Amazon’s platforms are the ultimate doorway to monetizing your content. Amazon offer a full suite of self-publishing tools for marketing and distribution. Amazon is the 5th biggest website on the web in the US in terms of traffic and it appears highly in Google. The one stop shopping digital storefront is a search engine which sees a tremendous amount of daily volume.
Amazon users know exactly what they want. If your product is a match – and shows up on targeted keywords – expect to see your product downloads and revenue steadily rise.

Smart Keyword Targeting

Tag your book properly with the right keywords on Amazon to create a deluge of interested traffic. I used MerchantWords tool to come up with a creative keyword strategies to optimize my book, SEO Like I’m 5, on Amazon. This tool mines real Amazon search data. You can also use Soovle, which is free. Do your homework to find appropriate keywords.

Categories and Taxonomy

Categorize and classify your info products to yield the best results. Branching into similar niches leverages your presence swiftly. When I launched my first book on Amazon, my goal was to establish best seller status in both the ‘online internet searching’ and ‘search engine optimization’ niches. I did not target the most competitive categories, like ‘marketing.’ Rather, this cross niche domination expands your presence and fortifies your brand online. Dominate a growing niche and win big.

Blog the Book

In a world where nearly 80 percent of consumers search for a product or service before buying it, invisibility is a fate much worse than failure. You must be seen to be known, and you must be known to generate product sales.
Book is usually the foundation of building successful content monetization strategy. It’s the low-price item in your content marketing arsenal that allows you to get your message out to as many people as possible. Then, you can move your audience to higher price point items, such as online course, subscription or membership.
But the book is your best bet to convert a blog reader into a customer. I published “99 SEO Tools for 99 Cents” resource on Amazon Kindle to offer a very small price-point product packaged with tons of value for the readers. In the spirit of compounding, this strategy paid off in channeling more users to my books.
Entice future customers by blogging early chapters of your book. Think of these blog posts as little breadcrumbs that you’re trailing out to draw in eager readers. For example, I have published some of the chapters of my book after launch on The Next Web (The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of SEO), and multiple other media outlets.

Guest blogging is a powerful way to leverage your presence at the time of a product launch. Be seen by an increasing number of interested users, and rent this high-stake real estate by offering valuable, high-quality content. If the readers like your content, you will receive a nod of approval through increased subscribers and eventually customers. Test your early book chapters through blogging as well to test your concepts before you start selling your ideas.

Launch Your Kindle eBook

Upload your eBook to Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) to kick off your content monetization efforts. You can generate revenue of 35 percent to 70 percent per sale depending on the pricing model you choose and the content you provide. The maximum amount you can charge is $10 USD. Consider KDP Select if you’d like to make a 90-day commitment to exclusivity. KDP Select eBooks are offered free for five days to generate a world’s worth of buzz on your new release.

Launch Your Paperback Book through CreateSpace

After releasing your Kindle, step it up and appeal to a wider audience by releasing your paperback book on CreateSpace. Pricing depends on factors such as size, color, cover and depth of the book. Order copies in volume to receive a bigger discount and to generate a buzz by giving out these books for free, or sell them using Square. Then, you can organize workshops and book signing events.
Generate buzz by promoting your paperback on GoodReads. Community members can boost your book’s visibility by sharing their thoughts on your paperback. Tap into word of mouth marketing and boost book sales. 
If you are excited to go the “Do It Yourself” design route consider using Canva. This free software helps you to design free, rich covers and graphics for your products. Presentation counts heavily in the online game.
Bootstrapping entrepreneurs, such as myself, can use Fiverr to crowdsource book images for $5. Note; be super specific in explaining what you want. Any lack of clarity can be confusing to designers and will likely produce a less than desired image. However, adding eye-popping, colorful images to your book can create a magnetic pull in a spirit of the core principles of infotainement.

Launch Your Audio Book

Use Audio Creation Exchange to pick a skilled narrator to present your book audibly. Adjust your content accordingly to vibe with listening. This program integrates with Amazon to offer you access to a massive, targeted audience.
Choose Audible for your audio book marketplace. Leverage your presence through the networking effect on this site. Users can pick from a wide range of audio books and tap into a 30-day free trial. You can also earn royalties through the integration of Audible with Amazon.

Launch an Online Course

Launch an online course through the platform known as Udemy. Features of this platform include flexible pricing, unlimited coupons to boost sales, a hearty 97 percent revenue model if you sell your own course, and a 50 percent model if Udemy sells the course as well as a 25 percent revenue share if an Udemy affiliate sells the product. Building an online course establishes your authority and opens another monetization stream for your online brand. I found it useful to market my Udemy course with a enticing and memorable domain reditrect,IWillTeachYouSEO.com.

Keep video lectures under 20 minutes, and offer free samples. Make sure to add promotional videos with testimonials to gain the trust of students. Use coupons to draw in bargain shoppers and offer your course gratis for bloggers to review. Think long term; a slew of positive testimonials offered by authority bloggers in tour niche will boost your revenue in the long run, and they will enjoy free premium content.
Your “do it yourself” video and audio production toolbox should include Camtasiaand Audacity to create high quality videos, produce screencasts and remaster audio. Augment your online course with these tools to stand out.
Use Subscription-Based Platforms
Spread your online course word with SkillShare and SkillFeed. These platforms are based on a model similar to Netflix; gain access to online courses for a monthly or yearly membership fee. You can repost your Udemy course here only if this doesn’t reduce the course’s value. Otherwise you’d be better off repackaging into many small online courses for sale.
Content drives business, so package your knowledge into info products to benefit your audience. Establish a steady revenue stream through smart monetization strategies. Happy creating!