Why shameless social media promotion hurts your blog

Over-promoting your blog on social media can turn away your potential readers. Here are some strategies to find the right balance between not enough, and shameless social media promotion.

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Writer's block? Turn your writing upside down with these tips

I’ve been fortunate to work with many writers who simply don’t have time for writer’s block – one MPR reporter comes to mind – who have taught me some great ways to keep moving when you have to write on a deadline.

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Great articles on guest posting

Favorite posts on guest blogging.

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Cuddling up to Google Panda

For Google Panda it helps to make your content unique – this has always been important, but not something that everyone follows. Don’t simply rewrite something else someone else has written using different phrasing, put a spin on even the most popular subjects and make it your own.

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Google Panda – pros and cons for your blog

Over the next couple of weeks, we are going to be exploring some of the things that you can do to make your blog content a bit more in line with the new guidelines that Google has set out.

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Taking your blog to the next level (Part Two)

Keeping a captive audience is far more complex than even the approach that you use when you’re starting your blog.

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Taking your blog to the next level

Once you’ve got that interest of readers, you need to keep it, and evolving your content is the only way that will happen.

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Resources for learning how to blog

I thought I would list just a few resources that I found to be very helpful in my quest to be a better blogger.

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Avoid online plagiarism

The topic of plagiarism has crossed my path on a few different occasions recently, and it’s come to my attention that people just seem to think there are different rules when it comes to the internet.

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Turning your blog into a marketing tool

Although it will never replace the power of the telephone for one-on-one communication, blogging wins hands down for communicating to the masses in a cost effective manner.

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