How To Use Blog Categories Successfully

How To Use Blog Categories Successfully

Our first goal as bloggers is to get people to our blog to read our posts.  If you don’t have readers there is no point in your blog.  Our second goal is to keep the readers reading.  One way to do that is by giving your readers an easy way to find other posts that […]

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How To Use Tags TO Improve Your Blog

How To Use Tags TO Improve Your Blog

Last week we looked at how categories can help our blogs.  Today lets take it a step further and look at how to use tags to help our blogs Why Use Tags? To be honest you don’t have to use tags for your blog posts, but you should because they can help you and your reader.  […]

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What Are Meta Tags

What Are Meta Tags And How You Should Use Them

Ah, meta tags.  Just the thought of them can make you want to scratch your head.  You likely hear about them when people talk about SEO, but do you really know what they are?  I myself had to do some research to fully understand the question of what are meta tags. What Are Meta Tags? Do […]

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Google Analytics To Improve SEO

Using Google Analytics To Improve SEO

One of the great things about blogging is that the time and effort you put into it can pay you back for years through traffic.  Not every post will be successful, but you can get good traffic from posts with good keywords that you SEO well.  Search engine traffic is, in my opinion, the best type of traffic because […]

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Yoast SEO Plugin

Yoast SEO Plugin Is A Must Have For WordPress

There’s no denying the fact that SEO is complicated.  There are a lot of places within your blog post that you need to put your keywords if you want your post to rank well in the search engines.  Trying to keep track of it all and making sure you do it right can be both daunting and […]

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What Is Seo

What Is Seo?

There are so many important things that bloggers need to do to get traffic to their blogs.  One very important, and at times, confusing thing that every good blogger should focus on is SEO.  The topic of SEO is very broad and diverse, so I will be writing many, many, posts about it and how […]

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Intro To Google Webmasters

Intro To Google Webmasters

I know what you’re thinking…”I have no idea what Google Webmasters is and I DON’T need one more thing to worry about!” Sorry…you do! But I promise this will help you become a more effective blogger. By reviewing your Wemasters info weekly, you will be able to see what people are typing into Google to […]

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How To Monitor Stats

How To Monitor Stats

I feel that I need to start this post out with a disclosure, so here is my warning.  Reading this post may cause you to check your stats….a lot.  Bloggers are notorious for checking stats.  New bloggers are especially guilty of it.  I know that Sarah, Carrie, and I have all had days where we […]

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10 Tips To Increase Traffic To Your Blog

I know that personally increasing my blog traffic is one of the main issues I struggle with. So I thought I’d put together some tips for you to help you increase traffic to your blog. 10 Tips For Increasing Traffic: 1. Quality Content – If you have quality content then you will, eventually, get noticed. Make […]

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5 Ways Of Getting Traffic To Old Posts

5 Ways Of Getting Traffic To Old Posts

We’re bloggers.  We spend a lot of time sitting at our computers and writing.  Then we publish a post, people share it, it gets good traffic, and slowly that traffic disappears.  The old post may get hits from time to time, but nothing like it was.  It can be so sad.  OK maybe it’s only […]

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