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One of the first instructions given to me when I started blogging was I needed to have great content. Interesting enough at the same time I was told to use syndicated content. That now seems to be a total contradiction. I would now consider using syndicated content to be extremely poor. After deciding syndicated content [...]

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If you are a new blogger or even a blogger who has been around a while, you might be trying to figure out just how to get traffic to your blog, build a following and create a blogging community that will follow you anywhere. The end result of this would lead to making money with [...]

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Updating WordPress.org

September 22, 2014 | By Dee Ann Rice

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It seems like we spend our lives online updating something. If you have a blog most likely your operating system including WordPress.org, plugins and themes need to constantly be updated. If you are using a PC like I am, then there are a steady stream of Windows updates, Security Software updates, and other various updates. [...]

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Google vs. Referral Traffic

September 9, 2014 | By Dee Ann Rice

Blog Traffic

Back when I first learned how to blog, I was taught to use search engines to drive traffic to my blog. We all know that search engine traffic basically translates to Google traffic. The idea was to create a blog that would rank #1 on Google. In the first blogging course I took I was [...]

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Evergreen Posts

August 8, 2014 | By Dee Ann Rice

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I am sure the term Evergreen Post has been around for along time but I heard it for the first time a few weeks ago. Something about it struck me and I was very intrigued by the thought of an Evergreen post. What Is An Evergreen Post? Just as the evergreen tree is green all [...]

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Blogging 101

July 22, 2014 | By Dee Ann Rice

inforgraphic

I Love Infographics I really wish I could make my own but since I have not managed to get around to that, I am going to use one that is already made. I think Infographics are a great way to get a point across quickly and precisely. The following Inforgraphic is on starting a blog [...]

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Before I started my blogging journey, I knew very little about the internet or blogging. I am sure that I am not much different than anyone else. Actually the only thing I knew about the internet was how to search for something and I did not do a very good job of that. As I [...]

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Why do blogs fail? This is a question I have thought about many times. Especially those times when I have so much going on off line that it is very difficult for me to spend much time online. My first thought during these time is “this is why blogs fail”. There is not enough time [...]

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