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You’ve Got To Promote Your Blog Posts

You spend a lot of time and effort crafting a few blog posts per week. You take pictures, or buy stock photos and format them. In other words, you put a lot of time, thought, and effort into your blog posts. You hit publish and then you move on to working on the next blog…

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Product Reviews Make Great Content If…

Product reviews among bloggers and blog readers have gotten a bit of bad rep over the past few years, as many companies send products to bloggers for free along with a set of talking points or benefits to mention that have been crafted by their PR team and Advertising Agency. Let’s just say the end…

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Don’t Be Afraid To Link to Other Sites

A couple of days ago we talked about “Best Of” blog posts and in that post I briefly mentioned that it is perfectly fine – and even beneficial – to link to other sites. I thought that topic warranted a post of its own. Many new bloggers (and even experienced ones) are afraid to link…

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Ask Your Readers for Topic Ideas

When you’ve been blogging for a while on a particular topic or in a particular niche, it’s not uncommon to feel like you’re running out of ideas. Heck, it can even happen early on in your blogging career when you’ve got your first 10 or so posts under your belt. Or maybe you’re sitting there…

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Build a List to Bring Them Back

Be honest. How many times does this happen? You’re browsing on the internet, and you come across a blog post you love. You resolve to come back to the blog and read it regularly before moving on. Two hours later and you’ve completely forgotten about this great new blog you discovered. Chances are you’ll never…

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Quick Content Idea: Best of Blog Posts

We’ve spent the last two days talking more about “how-to” type information like using images and cross-linking posts. (Did you catch how I’m using the cross-linking technique in today’s post?). It’s about time we got back to content creation. Today’s quick content idea actually ties in well with cross-linking because you’ll be doing a bunch…

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Cross Link Posts for More Interaction

As your blog starts to grow and you’re adding more and more posts, chances are readers won’t see every single post you write. Why not make it easy for them to find related content by cross-linking it where appropriate. Here’s what I mean. Let’s say you blog about social media marketing and this particular post…

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Yes, Your Posts Need Images

Your blog is often the first thing new readers, new prospects, and new clients see of you and your online business, and first impressions count. That means you need a well-designed and layout blog, great content, and pictures that draw you in and enhance your content. In other words, yes, your posts need images. It…

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Content Recycle – Turn Your Emails Into Blog Posts

  Once you build a bit of a following with your blog, you will start to get questions and comments via email from your readers. Or you may find yourself chatting with a friend or fellow blogger about a topic, again via email. Take a look at your inbox and more importantly your sent folder…

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Let’s Compare – Quick Posts vs. Epic Posts

Blog posts come in all shapes and sizes and range widely in both formatting and word length. Heck, some of them have (almost) no words at all, sharing instead of an infographic or a video for example. For the purpose of today’s post, we’ll compare two different posts that are on opposite ends of the…

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