blog traffic

Increase Blog Traffic Without Spending a Penny on Advertising

No matter how long you’ve been blogging, increasing your blog traffic is probably one of your primary goals. It’s true that you can always increase your blog traffic through advertisements. However, the true holy grail of blogging is organic traffic. This is traffic that naturally arrives at your site through search engines, social sharing, referrals […]

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blog writing

10 Steps to Enhance Your Blog Writing: Writing for People, Not Bots

There is a current popular obsession with optimizing content to perform well in online searches. Given this, it’s no surprise that many bloggers write as if their target audience is made up of bots and not human beings. It’s true that it is important for your blog posts to show up in search engines. However, […]

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content marketing

Content Marketing Success: Five Exciting and Innovative Tips

When it comes to promoting your business, it’s no longer enough to use your blog as a supporting component of a broad marketing strategy. Instead, your blog should be the foundation on which all other promotional and communications activities are constructed. As digital media mogul Chris Brogan reminds us, your blog is your online “home […]

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social media

So Much More Than SEO: The Best Social Media for Bloggers

You finally did it—you created a blog. Maybe you’ve secured a domain name. You selected a clean, easy-to-navigate layout. You’ve published a handful of well-written, information-rich posts. Yet somehow, your readership numbers aren’t what you expected. What’s the secret to getting your content in front of the thousands of eyeballs who need to read it? […]

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How to Make Money Blogging

Everyone has that special something that motivates them to start blogging. For many, the primary motivator is the idea of liberation from a dead-end day job. For others, it is the idea of making money from the comfort of their own home. And of course, the concept of making money writing about things you love […]

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Posts and Pages: Utilizing WordPress Posts and Pages Efficiently

For new bloggers just starting out in WordPress, the difference between Posts and Pages may not seem immediately obvious. In this article, we’ll tease out the distinctions between the two formats. We will also identify when to use each of them for maximum impact. Table of Contents WordPress Posts DefinedWordPress Pages DefinedPage organization and attributionWhen […]

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Reaching Out to Influencers: Compounding Traffic and Skyrocketing Income

As you establish your blog, you will look to grow your audience, and your income. Online influencers can be an important force multiplier to help you achieve your goals. But like any relationship, a healthy, mutually beneficial partnership with an influencer doesn’t just happen overnight. It requires time, attention and careful cultivation. Read on to […]

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compelling blog content

Writing Compelling Blog Content to Keep Readers Coming Back for More

Building an audience for your blog—and maintaining it over time—can be one of the most challenging aspects of online publishing. Regardless of your subject matter or style, compelling blog content is the key to keeping your readers coming back for more. The following universal guidelines are guaranteed to help you create captivating, share-worthy posts that […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Google AdSense

Now in its 15th year, Google AdSense is the oldest online advertising network in existence, with nearly 2 million current active users. AdSense allows website and blog owners to earn money. This is done by placing advertisements that are relevant to their content as well as readers’ geographic locations. AdSense revenue is based on one […]

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html blogging

All the HTML You Need for WordPress Blogging Success

Have you launched your blog yet? Even if you’re biding your time and gathering up content, you’re likely familiar with the concept of HTML coding. Maybe you remember it from school. Maybe you’ve dabbled a bit with it while configuring your design and blog layout. For most, their first foray into developing a blog may […]

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