About erinsteiner

Erin Steiner is a full-time freelance writer, blogger, and vlogger who lives in Portland, Oregon, and spends entirely too much time on the Internet.

10 Questions to Ask a Blog Copywriter Before Hiring

There are lots of questions to ask before you hire someone to write for your blog or website. The first question you have to ask, though, is: 1. What Type of Writer Do I Need? No two bloggers are alike!  [...]

By |October 27th, 2013|Categories: How to Improve User Experience, How to Maintain a Website|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 10 Questions to Ask a Blog Copywriter Before Hiring

How to Use a Blog to Boost Your Business’s Revenue

When you think about blogging for your business, you probably see it as a way to build a loyal audience, better connect with potential clients and buyers, show off your expertise—all that jazz. Have you thought about the fact, though, [...]

By |August 13th, 2013|Categories: How to Make Money on the Internet, How to Use Online Advertising|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How to Use a Blog to Boost Your Business’s Revenue

Ditch the Paper – Email Marketing is the “Green” Way to Go

Even if you are brand-new to doing business online, you have probably been told that you need to build “a list.” You've been told that this list is your real key to real profits. The potential to make money is [...]

By |August 11th, 2013|Categories: How to Increase Website Traffic, How to Make Money on the Internet, How to Use Online Advertising|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ditch the Paper – Email Marketing is the “Green” Way to Go

5 Ways to Come Up with Unique and Original Topics for Your Blog

If you want people to read your blog instead of the blogs of your competitors, you need to come up with new and fabulous things to blog about that are unique to you. It’s okay if that makes you hyperventilate [...]

By |August 10th, 2013|Categories: How to Improve User Experience, How to Maintain a Website|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 5 Ways to Come Up with Unique and Original Topics for Your Blog

Email versus Direct Marketing: On Which Should You Concentrate?

By now, you have heard at least a few dozen times that you have to have an email list if you want your business to succeed. You've been preached at about the virtues of email marketing and have heard at [...]

By |August 2nd, 2013|Categories: How to Increase Website Traffic, How to Make Money on the Internet|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Email versus Direct Marketing: On Which Should You Concentrate?

Don’t Do These Ten Things…Unless You Want to Hurt Your Reputation

If you want to play with the big boys, you need to be good at search engine optimization (SEO). Here are the ten (SEO-related) mistakes that you need to avoid…unless, of course, you enjoy the minor leagues. 1. Do not [...]

By |January 27th, 2013|Categories: How to Improve Search Engine Rankings, How to Increase Website Traffic, How to Maintain a Website|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Don’t Do These Ten Things…Unless You Want to Hurt Your Reputation