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Archive for January, 2016

14 Types of Stories You Can Tell on Your Blog

We all know storytelling is one of the key aspects of successful blogging. If you can weave a story around your words, no matter what your niche or topic, it is more likely to entertain your readers and resonate with them. Even if you think you aren’t much of a writer or storyteller, you can […]

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5 Ways to Eliminate About Page Anxiety

This is a guest contribution from Natalie Gowen. Today I’m talking About Pages. Or, rather, I’m talking about About Pages. Either way – please don’t go screaming from the room. Yes, your About Page is one of the most important pages on your site. Yes, it can make a deep emotional connection with your readers. Yes, […]

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Warning! Are You Sabotaging Your Success as an Author?

If you yearn for success as an author, you need to take note. Did you know that over four thousand books are self-published each day? You can imagine how hard it is to have your book rise to the top of the pile. Writers face a daunting challenge: discoverability. Most books sell fewer than a […]

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3 Tactics for Building Quality Links to Your Blog

This is a guest contribution from Alex Ivanovs. Links remain as one of the most important assets for building a Google search presence. Many know that the Google Panda algorithm update was a tipping point for recognizing authoritative sites. Having a page of your website at the top of the search result page can have […]

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5 Reasons NOT to Batch-Write Your Blog Content

This follow-up to 5 Reasons to Batch Your Blog Content is a guest contribution from Christian Karasiewicz. Are you thinking about batching your blog content? Batching your blog content can be incredibly beneficial as a business owner and/or blogger – it can help you save time, be more productive, and work more efficiently. It can also […]

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11 Quick Tips to Get More Comments on Your Blog

Episode 79 of the ProBlogger podcast is another episode short on time but long on information! Today we tackle the topic of how to encourage your audience to interact with you more on the comment section of your blog. Nowadays the trend for readers to reach out on social networks means less comments on blog […]

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The Demand for eBooks is Rapidly Growing – Here’s How You Can Take Advantage

This is a guest contribution from Jawad Khan. Did you know that eBook sales in the US, the biggest market for digital products, is expected to reach $7.6 billion by the end of 2016? Surprised? In the U.S alone, eBook sales have grown almost 3000% over the last 10 years. A study by eMarketer suggests […]

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The 6 Best Writing Resources – Great Writing Challenge: Part 2

If you want to climb a mountain, you need equipment. You need a map, protective clothing, hiking boots, food, and water. Oh, and taking a guide along is also useful. It’s the same with the Great Writing Challenge. After dusting off your writing dream, you need to make it come true. And for that, you need […]

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How You Can Unleash Your Writing Power

Do you want to unleash your writing power? Seems like a dumb question. After all, every aspiring writer wants to tap into their hidden talent. Even just a few years ago, aspiring writers were forced to get an agent and attract a publisher before getting their words out there. But the online revolution has empowered […]

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Reading Roundup: What’s Happening in Blogging Lately?

It’s here! The first roundup for the new year. I don’t know about you, but I’m excited and motivated for a brand new year of learning, growing and enjoying my blog. Nothing like a frest start to get a fresh perspective on something we may sort of, kind of be stuck in a bit of […]

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