Maddy Osman — April 30, 2018 Follow @MaddyOsman — April 30, 2018 As a regular contributor to several blogs, and the webmaster of my own, I get requests from people trying to build backlinks at least once per day. Sometimes these requests are compelling, and I grant them, and sometimes they’re so misguided that they … Continue reading How to Get Backlinks (without Being Annoying)
Carol Stephen — April 19, 2018 Follow @Carol_Stephen — April 19, 2018 How to Be Less Annoying on Social Media I already know what you’re thinking: Less annoying that what? Or Less annoying than whom? Before I can answer that question, we’d have to set a benchmark, right? And without knowing you personally, that would … Continue reading How to Be Less Annoying on Social Media
James Glover — August 7, 2017 Follow @coherentpath — August 7, 2017 Maialisa / Pixabay Whether you go to a store with a mission and a certain product in mind or you’re enjoying a relaxing day of shopping, browsing through the racks hoping to snag your next impulse buy, there’s nothing worse than an overbearing … Continue reading Be the Personal Shopper (Not the Annoying Salesperson) of Your Email Strategy
By Andrea Moxham June 26th, 2017 We’re all influenced by online product reviews, whether they’re positive or negative. 61% of customers read online reviews before making a purchase decision. They help eliminate doubt among potential customers and also play a role in your search engine rank by creating new content for spiders to crawl. … Continue reading How to Get More Positive Customer Reviews [Without Being Annoying]
by Brooke B. Sellas Follow @madSMscientistSeptember 18, 2016 Are your social media posts annoying? Do your social pages suffer from low, or nonexistent, engagement? Whether you’re posting too much, too little, or can’t seem to stop selling yourself, we’ve got the inside track on exactly what users find to be oh-so-annoying on social media. Bothersome … Continue reading Are Your Social Media Posts Annoying?
by Kasey Luck April 26, 2016 Follow @BoldnZestyBlogApril 26, 2016 It seems like everyone is obsessed with growing email lists these days. And for a good reason: email is still the most effective marketing channel in terms of return on investment. You probably want to grow your list, too (if you’re smart). But how do … Continue reading 4 Ways to Grow Email List Without Being Annoying
John W HayesJuly 11, 2015 I had one of those conversations recently in which a client told me that he sent out an email marketing newsletter every 3 months. Any more than this, he surmised, would simply annoy his clients and do more harm than good. I guess his clients either have very long memories … Continue reading How Long Are Your Clients’ Memories? How Annoying Are Your Emails?
Shelley PringleMay 14, 2015 I’m not actually that good with grammar. I certainly don’t consider myself a stickler or anywhere near the level of an expert when it comes to the finer points of the English language. I often refer to Grammar Girl (or my handy Canadian Press Style Guide) to avoid common pitfalls of … Continue reading 10 Annoying Grammar Mistakes To Avoid When Writing Just About Anything
Rosemary O’NeillMarch 21, 2015 There are 20 months between the birthdates of my first child and my set of twins. From the day we finally left the hospital and started strolling around with our crew, my husband and I became experts at dodging super-personal and inappropriate advice from random strangers. Like the time a lady … Continue reading How to Ignore Annoying Strangers and Build an Online Community Your Way
Ian AltmanMarch 11, 2015 Each day, I am honored when people connect with me via LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and e-mail. Most people want to share a conversation, or ideas. Sometimes we have the good fortune of meeting in person when I travel to their area or vice versa. We build a virtual community or tribe … Continue reading Annoying Social Media Tactics That Cost You Business