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Generating Free Traffic with Blogs

There are a number of ways to generate traffic, but they can all be boiled down to either: 1) Buying traffic or 2) Growing traffic naturally (free), primarily through Search Engine Optimization and including the use of social media. And

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2009 State Of The Blogosphere

Michael Arrington at TechCrunch posted highlights from the Technorati annual State of the Blogosphere report: 72% of bloggers are hobbyists and blog for fun. Of professional bloggers, only 10% blog 40 or more hours per week. 2/3 of professional bloggers

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Blogging in Subdirectories, Subdomains or Separate Domains?

Blogging is a practical and effective way to boost your web presence via ongoing and regular content updates, while enjoying attendant search engine optimization benefits.  Furthermore, a blog is the central hub for a social media marketing strategy.  However, when

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Analysis of “Other” Micro Blogging Platforms

Micro blogging is somewhat expressed by its self description: very short blogging.  Micro blogging users send and publish brief updates such as text, photos or audio clips.  These updates can be viewed by anyone or by a restricted group, selected by

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How To Get More Readers To Your Blog

If you’re writing a blog, you want readers. And of course, the more the merrier. So, how do you get them? The simple answer revolves around the question, “How many readers do you want?” Literally “any” amount of traffic can

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3 Real-World Blogging Tips for Success

I emailed this to an associate and then thought I should post it here for others.  Hub Spot posted an interview with Brian Clark – founder of Copyblogger – which is a blog about using copywriting and social media for

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Blogging Tips From Tim Ferriss

Tim Ferriss, author of The 4 Hour Workweek, presented “How to Build a High Traffic Blog without Killing Yourself” at WordCamp San Francisco 2009 (WordPress conference). In 2008, Tim won Wired Magazine’s “Greatest Self-Promoter of All Time” prize and was

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