Archive for October, 2013

Attracting visitors to your website might be the most difficult task on the Internet, aside from ignoring an incessant troll who won’t shut up about your mother. Even if your site is impeccable, with a good look and great content, it’s still very likely to wind up ignored, because there are close to 4 billion Read More…

Here at Media Shower, we’ll admit, some of our competitors do a great job. Others, however, um, well… let’s just say they’re good at churning out “entertaining” content,  even when it’s not supposed to be. But are they the best at unintentionally awful or hysterical headlines? No. That distinct honor goes to the following 10 Read More…

Link building is like giving a high five; easy to do, but difficult to do without looking stupid and with enough finesse for people to want to reciprocate. With that in mind we scoured the web looking for advice on link building from a bevy of SEO experts. Enjoy. 1. On the effectiveness of guest posting: “Don’t Read More…

Oh the things you find on the Internet these days. There’s a lot of people out there claiming to have the magic formula for boosting web traffic through SEO (search engine optimization), but this guy truly takes the cake.

Advertisements are everywhere, but serve as little more than a reminder to shave or wash dishes or whatever. Good advertisements are far more rare. A good ad hooks its viewers, convincing them not only to buy the pitched product, but also to tell their friends about it. After all, the more eyes that see an Read More…

With a runtime of 220 minutes, Cecil B. DeMille and Charlton Heston did a good job covering the Ten Commandments. But where oh where were the lessons about article writing? We’re not sure what’s tougher: writing an article on a stone tablet, writing an article on a tablet computer, or staying awake through that entire movie. Regardless, the demands of writing articles for the Internet Read More…

You want to write a killer guest blog, wow everyone with your mad wording skills, and promote your business at the same time, but all the editors seem to have vanished. Try as you might, you can find no mention of an editor, or a site owner, or even somebody with a made-up title like Read More…

They say that it takes around 10,000 of your precious life hours to truly master a skill to the point your friends will be all like, “Whoa, that guy has skills!” We know that not everyone has that kind of time, or even those kinds of friends, so we’re trying to teach you enough to Read More…

Recently there have been some doubts raised about whether one does truly need 10,000 hours of practice to become an expert in their field. That’s all well and good, but sorry, we’re not gonna change the name of our expert interviews to ’8,433 Hours in 10 Minutes.’ So we move on. Today we’re gleaning the expertise Read More…

Do you have 10,000 hours to spare? The answer is probably, hell no. However, you probably have 10 minutes to spare. That’s why we started our expert interviews, where you can pick the brains of an expert and learn all they have to offer. Today our expert is internet marketing god, Mike Moran. Early in his Read More…