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10 Flavors of Comment Spam

If you blog, you’ve undoubtedly run into the problem of comment spam. Basically, this is when disingenuous marketers attempt to trick you into providing backlinks to their website by inundating your comment section with vague, odd, meaningless, or downright baffling messages. I’ve written previously about how to protect your blog from these types of comments….continue reading …

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How to Rid Your Blog of Comment Spam

It’s a pain that any blogger knows all too well. You get a notification that one of your blog posts has received a comment. Excited that someone was willing to take the time and energy to respond to your online brilliance, you click over eagerly to see what they had to say. And there it…continue reading …

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Dos and Don’ts of Email Delivery [Infographic]

I recently wrote about email sender reputation and pointed out some commonly-used email practices that could actually land you on the naughty spammers list. The fine folks at VerticalResponse (an email service provider) have put together this infographic that outlines 6 of the basic dos and don’ts of email marketing. Some interesting points: Using a…continue reading …

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The Benefits of Email Marketing and Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Marketing is full of false dichotomies, with pundits often behaving as if all the various channels are somehow mutually exclusive. You don’t have to give up print for digital, you don’t have to give up SEO for paid search, and you certainly don’t have to give up email marketing for social media. This infographic, which…continue reading …