Fine, we admit it: Talking about ads can be boring.  The functioning and monetization of our modern system of digital advertising is complex and explaining it can cause the eyes to glaze over of even the most interested people.

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The mission of all bloggers is to help people live their lives to the fullest by sharing their expertise and this definitely extends to the business of blogging.

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To anyone making a long commute in rush hour traffic, the idea of working from home sounds pretty perfect. Doing what you love, from the comfort of your own home, in PJs?! What’s not to like?

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Mediavine's Pagespeed Resources

Saying that pagespeed is important for us at Mediavine is quite the understatement. It has driven the development of our ad technology and is driving the development of our new WordPress products.

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With our conference coming soon, our team is sharing some of their favorite places in Chicago!

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Mediavine Case Study: Salt & Lavender

There’s a dirty rumor going around: Ads are bad for SEO.  At Mediavine, there’s not much that we love to focus on more than SEO. Pagespeed is our other company passion and we all know that it goes with SEO like peas and carrots. In fact, Mediavine began as an SEO contract firm and we built our owned and operated websites on the power of strong SEO. To this day, search engines are what fuel traffic to Mediavine’s sites, so everything we do with ads keeps SEO front of mind. You can read more about how Mediavine ads play nicely with SEO in Eric’s post. It’s our passion for SEO that we love passing onto our publishers, via our Facebook lives, help center and blog in posts such as our ultimate SEO checklist and other SEO resources. When you succeed, we all succeed.  That’s why […]

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Writing a blog can certainly be risky.  From publishing your very first post to taking the leap to go full-time, blogging is sometimes a nerve-wracking venture.  Some Mediavine publishers add a whole other layer of risk — our travel bloggers who roam the world and share their experiences (and gorgeous pics) on their sites.  We’ve talked to a few of them in the past, like Jeremy Jones of Living the Dream RTW, solo female traveler Kristin Addis from Be My Travel Muse and Andrzej Ejmont’s family of travelers at Wanderlust Storytellers. Today we’re excited to add another to this adventurous mix.  Meet Amanda Williams of A Dangerous Business, a travel publisher who took the plunge into blogging full time. We’re so excited to sit down with her and chat about her journey. 

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It takes a village for excellent full service ad management and that is definitely true at Mediavine. We have an incredible team of Teal pros working constantly to maximize your every pageview and ad placement. While you might interact with some of them at conferences or through email, there’s a whole army of people behind the scenes that are also making the ad magic happen.

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Publisher Interview: Kim Sorey and Kalee Dillard of Sorey Fitness

At Mediavine, we’re big fans of collaboration. We’ve got several publishers who believe they’re better together! From world travelers like Andrzej and Jolene of Wanderlust Storytellers and Laurence and Jessica of Finding the Universe to healthy living experts like Christel and Tobias of Diabetes Strong, we’ve talked to many of our publishers who are dynamic duos.  Today we were fortunate enough to sit down with one of our more fabulous blogging pairs, Kim Sorey and Kalee Dillard, the mother and daughter team behind the healthy lifestyle and exercise site Sorey Fitness.   Welcome to the Mediavine blog, ladies!

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how to hire a freelancer

As your website grows and your business begins to scale, you will probably need to start outsourcing some of your blogging tasks in order to continue with that growth.  But which tasks do you hire out? How do you find the right person to employ? And once they’re hired, how do you manage what will likely be a remote relationship?

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