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Be Yourself

Be Yourself

The best part of blogging (in my humble opinion) is the opportunity to be yourself.  You can allow your personality to shine through your writing. Who are you? Some of us start out knowing exactly who we are and what we want to write about.  Others evolve over time (most…

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Hootsuite

Promote Your Blog Posts via Social Media Weekly

No point in writing a great post, or any post at all for that matter, unless people know it’s there.  The easiest way to promote your blog is through social media.  Pin it, share it, tweet it!  Just get it out there.  Use your own social share buttons to do…

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i wish

I Wish…

I Wish… Sometimes I’m not feeling inspired to write. I’m guessing most of us feel that way ocassionally. I find myself thinking, if I had a magic wand…what would I use it for? My usual response is…to get some help. And that’s my hot tip for you today…get some help.…

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Kind of Blogger

What Kind of Blogger Are You?

What kind of blogger are you? Have you given this any thought? When you think about why you began blogging, what comes to mind? Did you want to share your story? Write a book? Become known as an expert in your field?  The kind of blogger you want to be…

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elevator

Does Your Blog Have an Elevator Pitch?

If you were to tell someone what you blog about, would you be able to articulate this clearly? It doesn’t have to be something fancy….just clear and easy to understand. You can even have fun with it if you want. There are lots of things you can call this besides…

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Bounce Rate

Why Your Bounce Rate Matters and What You Can Do to Fix It

Your bounce rate is the percentage of people who come to your site and leave after just one read.  You can find out your bounce rate by using a program like Google Analytics (which is highly unreliable in terms of actual traffic accounted for but widely used by most) or…

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