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From SouleMama to Pioneer Woman to Dooce, the queens of the mommy blogging kingdom all love their giveaways. Giveaways have the power to draw new readers to your blog and to generate extra online buzz about your content. In fact, Ana Hoffman from The Traffic Generation Cafe attributes giveaways as one of the top 20 [...]

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Everyone from Kim Kardashian to Bill Gates seems to understand why a blog is a critical public relations tool. PR is, after all, about managing information and reputation. The Queensland Government calls a business blog an extension of the company website meant to draw people back again and again. The problem is, if you don’t [...]

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Marketing a business online is highly competitive. There are millions of websites all vying for attention. In order to be noticed, you need to strengthen your online presence. This can be done through blogging or participating on social network sites, such as Facebook. Both are important tools to bring traffic into your website. However, blogging [...]

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I am a regular reader of Advanced Web Ranking, a blog run by the brilliant Dana Loiz. So when I saw her giving high praise to a website called My Blog Guest, I was curious. What she had to say was: “Aside from the fact that it brings together both sides of the blogosphere, My [...]

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If you make a list of the most popular blogs on the internet, you are likely to find that they all have a few things in common. They are all likely to be updated regularly, have posts full of valuable information and wit, and they are likely to be written by someone that takes the [...]

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WordPress is one of the best ways to edit and maintain a blog. It allows users to easily customize and manage their blog. Beginner and advanced bloggers alike love WordPress, making it perhaps the most popular blogging software. Best of all – it’s free. There are also thousands of different widgets you can add to [...]

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We’d all like to have a high-traffic, widely-recognised blog that has legions of fans and showcases our creative sides. Anyone can use SEO to go after specific niches, but it takes a while for all those niche readers to add up to serious traffic. Attracting a more mainstream audience is hard work that requires a [...]

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WordPress History Infographic

November 20, 2011

Below is selected text from the infographic: WordPress is open source content management software that is free to download from WordPress.org 10,935 Available Plugins DOWNLOADS The Akismet Spam service and plugin by Automattic has caught a total of 17,744,612,938 spam comments and averages —18,000,000/mo There are 1,217 Free themes in the WordPress theme directory with [...]

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Sometimes ideas for your blog will just hit you and you will want to talk about it right away. If you wait until you get home then not only will the idea be gone, but so will the mental rush that made you want to write the post in the first place. And whether it’s [...]

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Maintaining a blog is about much more than simply presenting the latest news in the life of a person or a brand. A good blog is about conveying the writer’s personality and interests to his audience. To that end, the comments section should be one of the liveliest parts of a blog. In addition, there [...]

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