A Short Story about a Secret to Success

African Elephant Survival and Success

One afternoon, the fiercest animals in the Kalahari savannah gather and talk about their survival and supremacy. They are discussing about who’s the greatest among all animals in the animal kingdom.

“I am the king of the savannah, the most powerful and ferocious of all. I’m on the top of the food chain and the ultimate survivor in the animal kingdom”, the Lion said.

While on the top of a tree, the Cobra tells the crowd: “I have sharp fangs and venom that will paralyze my prey in one bite. I can also climb trees and eat animals that are even larger than my body size.” Read more

14 Tips to Reach Your Full Potential

We are all born with potential. However, not all of us reach our maximum potential. You have a chance to reach what you can be, whether you want to be a very successful entrepreneur, a top executive, a legendary artist, a world-renowned scientist or a great leader. But reaching the apex of your destiny is never easy. As we know it, it takes a lot of discipline, patience, diligence and persistence to achieve one’s greatness. If you want to live your life to the fullest, here are more tips to reaching your full potential. Read more

7 Little-known Qualities of a Great Content

Bee enjoying the content of the flower

What’s the key to successful online marketing? What do we need to succeed in SEO and social media marketing? What do you need to offer in your website or blog to attract traffic and potential customers? Most online marketing experts and even Google will tell you that the answer to those questions is great content. We need high-quality content to rank well in search engines. We need awesome content to get loyal followers or subscribers in different social media channels. We always talk about having a great content. But what really is a great content?

When we hear of a great content, we usually think of unique, comprehensive, relevant, targeted, timely and useful contents, such as articles, images, infographics and videos. But did you know that quality content is not all about uniqueness, comprehensiveness, relevance, timeliness, and even usefulness? If you want to boost your content marketing campaign, discover the following 7 little-known qualities of a great content. Read more

6 Big Reasons Why You Should Create Great Content

Launching great content like a rocket

Is it worth to create great content? Is it worth to spend extended time and effort in crafting or curating an excellent blog post, images, videos or other types of content for your audience, users, and customers?

Generating exceptionally high-quality content can take many hours and even days. That is why there are numbers of bloggers, writers and content marketers who are hesitant to invest on them. Instead, they choose quantity over quality. Rather than creating a few comprehensive posts in a week, they choose to create several effortless posts in a week for their content marketing strategy.

A great content is not always measured by its length but by its depth, usefulness, and the time and effort invested by its author or creator to complete it. But although length isn’t an absolute factor that defines the quality of a content, comprehensive, relevant and useful blog posts are usually considered quality content.

I did a couple of laborious comprehensive posts to confirm if it’s really worth it. And it’s really is! Here are 6 big reasons why you should also do your best to create or generate great content. Read more

76 Ways to Market Your Content

How to market content from WordPress Blog

So you’ve just created or curated an exceptionally high-quality content? Having a great content is not content marketing at all. A great content marketing is apparently a combination of great content and great marketing. In other words, you have to put marketing on your awesome content to get traffic, lead, sale, profit, and achieve your business goals.

Your high-quality blog post, article, image, infographic, presentation, podcast, video and other kinds of content deserve to be promoted, discovered, consumed, liked and shared by your target audience or consumers. Hence, don’t just limit your efforts to producing great content. Here are 76 ways to market your excellent content to its target audience, users or customers. Read more

8 Leadership Tips for Marketers

Leadership is influence. —John C. Maxwell

Marketers need to learn effective leadership and become better leaders to unleash a more successful marketing campaign. They have to know how to influence and transform potential customers into loyal customers to bring lasting growth and success to their business. Whatever type of marketer you are, here are 8 leadership tips that will teach you how to be a better marketer and leader. Read more

55 Inspirational Quotes for Leaders (Quotable Images)

If you’re a business person, entrepreneur or manager, you have to learn how to lead people in your company. If you’re a marketer, you have to be a thought leader to influence customers to make a good buying decision. If you’re a politician, you badly need effective leadership to bring your nation into progress. And even if you don’t have any position, it doesn’t matter because you still have to learn how to lead yourself. In other words, leadership is a job for everyone. We all need to learn how to lead ourselves and other people. Read more

12 Tips to Build a Successful Blog for Your Business

blogging for business

Blogging can be a powerful online marketing strategy for every business, whether big or small. Blogs can reach thousands and even millions of audience, which business owners can leverage to increase their revenue and grow their business. However, blogging isn’t easy as it sounds. If not done the right way, a blog can even harm a business rather than do good to it. And even if your business blog will attract millions of visitors, if they don’t convert into customers, your blogging costs and efforts would be wasted. To ensure that your company blog will become a success, here are 12 tips to building a successful blog for your business. Read more

28 Content Marketing Tips for Small Business

Harmony of messages

When I got my first blog back in 2006, all I have in mind is to have a personal presence on the Internet. I want my name to appear on the search engines and be noticed as one of the trusted bloggers in my chosen category, personal development. That time, submission to article directories and link exchange are still common and considered good online marketing practices. So they are among my marketing strategies and tactics, including blog commenting and posting threads on forums. I publish blog posts for my own blog, write articles for article directories, comment on other blogs, and post threads on forums. I was actually doing content marketing during those times. Blog posts, articles, forum threads, and blog comments are all content. Read more

15 Unconventional Tips to Live a Better Life

Live your life better
 
We all have our own purpose and meaning of life. We view life in many different ways. There’s a person whose life revolves around his family and loved ones. There’s also a person whose life is concentrated on his business or career. My life is spent in writing, teaching, and trying to inspire my audience in my blogs. But whatever life we live, we have to make it better. So without further ado, I give you the following 15 unconventional tips to live a better life. Read more