Blog Safety Precautions: Is Your Blog As Safe As It Could Be?

Blog Safety Precautions: Is Your Blog As Safe As It Could Be?

Blogging
You’re proud of your blog, and you’re proud of what it does for you. You bring all kinds of visitors to your website, you make them fall in love with your quality blog content, and now you’re sitting comfortably with all the benefits that brings with it. Of course, blogging can get a bit tricky from time to time, but there’s no serious drawback you can come up with from all your years penning away on the internet! However, there might be one in the form of blog security. The internet can be a scary place, after all, and there are a lot of threats out there. You never know when one of them may target your blog! And because of that, it’s important to know whether or not your…
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Easy Ways to Modify Your Content to Improve Your SEO

Easy Ways to Modify Your Content to Improve Your SEO

Blogging
Search engine optimization has become somewhat of a buzzword that ebbs and flows when Google changes their algorithm. A lot of people have heard the term SEO, yet don’t fully understand what it entails. Between the seemingly more frequent changes in search engine algorithms and the use of social media as a primary marketing vehicle, many business owners are confused as to why they should even bother with SEO. In short, SEO encompasses a range of different tasks. All of the tasks are dedicated towards getting your website into searches on platforms like Google. A lot has changed since SEO first became a priority for businesses. However, one thing remains: we need to stay abreast of the fundamentals! Easy Ways to Modify Your Content to Improve Your SEO At its…
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Thirteen Types of Blog Posts to Publish on Your Blog

Thirteen Types of Blog Posts to Publish on Your Blog

Blogging
Coming up with content for your blog can sometimes seem difficult, especially if you're not aware of all the different types of blog posts you can create. Once you realize that almost any type of content can become blog posts, it's easier to create a lot of different content. Thirteen Types of Blog Posts to Publish on Your Blog Not only will these types of blog posts keep your blog interesting, they'll help dissuade that pesky "bloggers block" from settling in. When you vary the types of blog posts you publish, you'll never run out of content! 1. "How To" Posts Teaching your readers things is a great type of post to create. You can do how to posts about any number of topics within your niche. If you're not…
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A Simple Strategy to Increase Blog Traffic and Expand Your Audience

A Simple Strategy to Increase Blog Traffic and Expand Your Audience

Blogging
Blogging is about ensuring you find your audience and hold on to them. But there are also ways to find new audience members that can relate to the content you are putting out. As such, it can be about tailoring the content accordingly, but it's also about finding the right ways to increase traffic to your website. What are the best ways? A Simple Strategy to Increase Blog Traffic and Expand Your Audience Look at your on-page SEO Whatever your personal opinion of Search Engine Optimization, it is still a worthwhile approach. And while there are plenty of SEO management services out there, there are aspects of on-page SEO that needs to be embedded in your subconscious as well as your website. Creating internal links to new content, using image…
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How To Use Old Blog Posts To Attract A New Audience

How To Use Old Blog Posts To Attract A New Audience

Blogging
Bloggers are often advised to post at the same time of day. They are advised to look at what times their posts are read, or when their engagement is highest on social media. They should post at these times, because this is when their audience is online and interested in what they have to say. But, then what? We don’t just write posts to be read in the first few hours and days after they have been published. The best bloggers have posts that are years old, and still getting read. This is especially true if the content published is evergreen. What is evergreen content? Evergreen content is content that still holds true, long after its original publication date. The easiest way to think about it: content that has no…
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Repurpose and Refresh Your Content for More Website Traffic

Repurpose and Refresh Your Content for More Website Traffic

Blogging
Keeping content fresh is an important part of making content marketing work for your business. A really fast way to boost the effectiveness of the content you already have is to freshen it up, and repurpose it. Content gets old, and information becomes outdated. That doesn’t mean it needs to be deleted, though - it can be salvaged and continue to provide excellent results. Likewise, content can be reused and repurposed in other ways into new formats that help produce more traffic too. Repurpose and Refresh Your Content for More Website Traffic No time to read this entire post? Listen to it on the podcast: Turn Blog Posts into an Report Compile blog posts that are about the same topic into a report. Add some images, nice headers, special formatting,…
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How to Repurpose Blog Content Like A Machine [Infographic]

How to Repurpose Blog Content Like A Machine [Infographic]

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If you are publishing quality blog content, you are probably spending at least a couple of hours on creating the content itself. Instead of simply hitting publish on a blog post, pushing that post out to your social media networks, and moving on to the next, revisit that content. Don't let those hours of hard work go to waste on a few tweets. Today's online user wants more than words. She wants audio, video, text, and images too! Give her what she wants by way of a multimedia experience from your brand, starting with your blog content. You can repurpose blog content in many ways, from creating audios, to infographics, and more. The handy infographic below from Pat Flynn at Smart Passive Income provides plenty of ways you can repurpose your…
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Are You A Rude Blogger By Accident or On Purpose?

Are You A Rude Blogger By Accident or On Purpose?

Blogging
Hey bloggers and content creators, how well are you monitoring your brand? Are people talking about you, linking to your content on social media, without tagging you or using your hashtag? Probably! Now comes the bigger question: do you know who's talking? Are you listening? Are you being a rude blogger by accident or on purpose? If you didn't realize that people could be talking about you and your brand without tagging you, then you're accidentally being rude by not acknowledging these shares. However if you know better, and you're not doing anything about it, you're being rude on purpose. Don't be a rude blogger on purpose, that's not cool. It's time for you to monitor your brand mentions. Of course, you can PAY for tools that monitor your mentions,…
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