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Tuesday, November 3, 2020

SpeedFactor Launched!

SpeedFactor is finally public! While still in Beta, the service works as expected. It has a free forever plan and…

Sunday, November 3, 2019

SpeedFactor Summary: November 3, 2019

Three days after the planned launch and countless bugs fixed and new features added, I give you the official SpeedFactor…

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Estimated Reading Time in Web Design

Users don’t read (more than 18%) About 11 years ago, Jakob Nielsen wrote an “Alertbox” titled How little do users read?.…

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Community Guidelines Boilerplate

These are sample guidelines for your own guest blogging platform. I have been using them for my own, but that…

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Guest Blogger Guidelines Boilerplate

Guest Posting Isn’t Dead… These are sample guidelines for your own guest blogging platform. I have been using them for…

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Why Growth Hacking? How Product and Marketing are Directly Correlated

This is a guest post by Casey Armstrong. It’s 7am. You roll over and grab your phone to start checking on…

Saturday, October 12, 2019

How do you struggle with blog growth?

Hundreds of thousands of blogs are on the internet now, and most likely there are many in your own industry,…

Saturday, October 12, 2019

17 Tips For Emailing A Cold List Without People Hating You

OK, so you have this large, “targeted” email list. So you say to yourself: “Self, I’ve got this list of…

Friday, December 11, 2020

SEO Guidelines

Here’s a general, beginner-oriented mostly, common sense rules for SEO. It’s the first steps before and after purchasing a domain:…

Saturday, October 12, 2019

How do you identify trustworthy businesses/clients to work with?

Primarily as a freelancer or contractor, what criteria do you have for identifying trustworthy companies to work with? For instance,…

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Inbound 100

I’ve just updated our Inbound 100 lists (2 of them) and learned a bunch of new things. https://getbutterfly.com/inbound-100-the-top-100-marketing-blogs-on-the-web-part-1/ https://getbutterfly.com/inbound-100-the-top-100-marketing-blogs-on-the-web-part-2/ In…

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

SpeedFactor Update: Beta2

The second major update for SpeedFactor is now available for an ultimate round of testing! It also brings the service…