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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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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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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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How to Effectively Add Images to Your WordPress Articles

There’s no question that adding images to your blog makes your posts more appealing and engaging to readers. According to research by content marketing platform Skyword, including images can increase views to a specific post by a whopping 94 percent—and even more than that for specific topics, like politics or news stories. Images within a […]

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Length Matters – Determining Optimal Blog Post Length

Over the roughly 20-year history of blogging, experts have struggled to answer the question so many online writers have raised. What is the optimal blog post length? As you might imagine, there is no one-size-fits all answer. Instead, there is a range of responses depending on the format, audience and purpose of your post. Table […]

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The Art of About Me – Crafting a Compelling Blog About Page

When you come across an interesting article from an unfamiliar blog, you may find yourself wondering “Who is behind this awesome article?” This is what you’d think before finding and clicking on their “About” page. Your click contributes to one of the most visited pages on many websites and blogs: The About Me page. Table […]

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