MoneyAside: Whether you have your own business or you’re a freelancer, without the right tools you can’t work. Luckily, the internet is full of essential tools and resources, so we made a list of 150 tools and resources. Some are free, others are not. Take a look at the following large list, we hope it will help you or your business!
Here's 101 ways to build links on your website authored by the popular Aaron Wall of SEOBook and Andy Hagans. It does include the old method of adding your site to free and paid directories. Actually, there are only 71 ways listed, but hey also mentioned another 30 BAD link building methods such as blog and forum spamming, etc.
A nice compilation of 120+ resources, tools, and advice for bloggers available on the net which is equally useful to beginners as well as veteran bloggers. The long lists includes WordPress themes, WordPress plugins, hosting solutions, mini-blogging services, blog search engines, stats and analytics and of course blog monetization.
Authority links are those links that helped create the 2nd, 3rd level of quality sites. So if you can get such links, your website will supposedly be treated well by the engines. Educational institution & universities, government sites, military websites, News sites are of high authority. So if Google looks at their outbound links then they are likely to find another set of quality websites and then can go another step down and look at the outbound links of the second set of quality sites and that will reveal a 3rd set of quality sites and this will continue on until the search engine dies.
Do you have a unique and nicely designed website or blog? If so, you can use that as a way to gain more backlinks and traffic to your site. Submit your well-designed site to CSS Galleries and just watch your stats for the traffic coming from these type of directories. Here's a 101 CSS galleries that you can submit your site.
John Chow: When bloggers think of online advertising, the words Google AdSense immediately pops to mind. Google had done an amazing job capturing the internet advertising market with the AdSense product. However, Google is not the only game in town. As a webmaster, it is your duty to seek out other ways to monetize your site. This a list of all the online advertising opportunities that are available for blog and site owners.
DoshDosh: Feed advertising is a way of monetizing the community of readers who primarily follow your content through RSS feeds. Here’s a current list of advertising networks which provide feed monetization options. Some like Feedburner offer category based advertising for your blog feed but others like Yahoo Publisher Networks offers contextual ads that are based on feed content.
If a picture's worth a thousand words, how many dollars is that? Taking photos is fun. What's more fun, is getting paid for taking photos. Yes, you can make money from your photos. In fact, thanks to the wonderful Internet, it's now easier than before for photographers to reach buyers. You can sell your pictures and thereby become a published, professional (or at least "semi-pro") photographer. It just takes time and effort.
When it comes to freelancing, one of the biggest challenges can be finding work. Even the most successful of freelancers will experience a lean month here and there, so it pays to have as many sources of potential work as possible. That’s why we’ve compiled a monster list of job sites from around the net. There is sure to be a site in here that is listing a job tailor made for you!
Domain Bits: Domain auctions are one of the most important market venues for a domainer - whether you are a buyer or a seller. If you are a seller, they offer immediate liquidity for your domains - you don’t need to wait for an end user (or another domainer) to show an interest in your domain. If you are a buyer, you have a choice of a number of often high quality domains available for purchase at wholesale levels. Here’s a good list of auctions to get you started.
Here's another 99 list of ways on how you can promote your blog for free. The tips are categorized into social media, community, forums, joining groups, article submission and distribution, submitting a press release, free classified ads, free advertising, photo and video sharing, having giveaways, submitting to design galleries, running a contest and even participating on awards.