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5 Easy Ways To Improve Your Blog

Blogging is generally considered a personal form of expression, with topics ranging to work rants, movie reviews, everyday recipes, and just about any subject under the sun. However personal blogging may be, and bloggers left and right are just lay outing and designing their blogs in whatever manner they want, there is still a set formula on how a blog is meant to look like and seem like. The blogs that follow this formula somehow get more online success in terms of visits and hits, compared to others. Should you want the same thing for your blog, then our 5 easy tips to improve your blog should come in handy. Read up, and apply to your blog as necessary. Make sure your blog is readable - We’re not touching on the content just yet, but focusing on your blog’s layout. Check your fonts and check their colors. Check the contrast between the background and the text. Also examine the size of your text, making sure it isn’t too big or too small. What about the spacing between lines? Take a look at that too. Get all of these right, and your blog will be literally, easier to read. Another way to...
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The Reality of Full Time Blogging

If you run your own blog or your own website, then chances are that you're hoping one day it will become big and you'll be able to start running your site full time. This is the dream for many people, but of course like anything you need to be careful what you wish for – and it is possible that it can be a something of a double edged sword when the reality of working full time from home writing a blog sets in. Is this something you really want? Or are you chasing after fools' gold? Here we will look at the reality of blogging full time and whether or not it's for you. It is highly recommended to check the following guide, if you are planning to become full-time blogger - Brief Overview of Successful Blogging as well as our basic blogging tips section. Discipline First of all it's highly important to note that in order to blog full time you need to be highly disciplined. If you are not disciplined then you will find that you can't bring yourself to write as regularly as you need to, and unlike being in a regular office job or at school,...
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8 Golden Rules for Using Guest Posts in Your Blog

The benefits of guest blogging from the author's point of view has been often discussed.  But it can be just as useful and beneficial to the blogger who accepts guest posts at his or her website.  The difference is it is mostly latter who is left to handle every guest post after it is accepted and published.  If you publish a guest post on your blog, you make it a part of your blog for better or for worse.  Learn to get it right from the beginning.  Follow these guidelines to help ensure you receive high quality guest posts. Learn how to submit guest post at WebmaisterPro. Know what kind of guest posts you need. Be specific about the guest posts you want: what topics you want covered, the format (how-to, news, etc.)  The worst you could do as a publisher is to accept guest submissions about anything.  General articles or articles that cover too many different subjects will destroy your blog's identity and cause it to lsoe focus.   Prepare for the time required to process guest posts. Many publishers welcome the idea of guest posts thinking it would save them some work.  And it can.  After all, you are...
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20 Wordpress Tips for Your Success

If you want successful results from blogging, you need to have a strategic plan. The first step of your strategic plan should include which blogging platform you are going to use. As you know, the most widely used blogging platform is the WordPress blogging platform. Below you will find my favorite 20 WordPress tips that will help your blogging become more successful.  1. Linking from Post Titles Instead of creating a new post to just tell your users to visit another site, use Page Links To plugin to link users to external pages from your post title. 2. Using Dynamic Sidebars If you think that using standard sidebars is boring, use dynamic sidebars which are more engaging and which display only relevant content on a page. 3. Changing the Default Gravatar The default gravatar can be annoying for your users and may conflict with your branding. So change the default gravatar and create a branded comment section with your own logo. 4. Associating Multiple Authors with a Post If you have a multi-author blog and have posts that multiple authors have contributed to, use the plugins Co-Authors or Co-Authors Plus that associate multiple authors with a post. 5. Notifying Users with...
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Tips for Holiday Blogging

When the website you are creating is a holiday blog-personal or commercial- and your credibility or livelihood is directly connected with the site's ability to increase traffic and make a buck, your readers interest depend on its content. Some ways to make your blog interesting are to offer pertinent targeted news related to the holiday events around the world, information on sales, products or industry, beauty tips and perhaps cooking recipes, so that when customers are looking for a particular information, this site is the first place they turn for help. Offer Free Information You can create the content and structure them to cover the most popular products, services, videos and frequently asked questions. To see a blog with excellent holiday ideas, search capability and the ability to choose various topics is what excites readers, and to be seen as a resource when users have a problem is high praise indeed, that enhances the worth of product(s). Those who buy, follow, install and maintain your tips, products and ideas will know that you are there for them. While true for just about anything, this is vital to make your blog a destination. Make Associations that Make Sense There is no finer...
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