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Blogging

I’m no more of an expert in blogging than anyone else, but I’ve been doing it a lot longer than many, so maybe that makes my take on things worth a read.

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If you’ve been reading this blog for any amount of time, you know I’m a big fan of scheduled posts and an editorial calendar.

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For many bloggers, it can be a challenge just to churn out enough content to stay updated. So how much should you rework older blog posts?

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I recently read a blog post that was essentially a rant about guest posts and the expectation that a blogger would post one without charging a fee.

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One of the critical parts of establishing a blogging goal is to track how well you’re making progress toward meeting it consistently.

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Email marketers want people who subscribe to their dispatches to click through: but certain tactics have become so tiring they make me unsubscribe.

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Every year I wonder why WordPress can’t seem to automatically adjust itself to accommodate the time changes of Daylight Saving Time.

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There’s a growing discontent among bloggers over a simple word most of us have used without thinking twice about it. The word is ‘content.’

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There’s an assumption I think a lot of newbie bloggers make about coming up with blogging ideas that I think it’s important to dispel.

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The website comment platform Disqus is being criticized over its rollout of comment ads and the options it’s planning to give website owners.

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Every time I’m asked whether I’d prefer comments or social shares for my blog, I’m tempted to answer one way, but then I answer the opposite.

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Some bloggers suggest creating a 90-day plan for your blog is a key component to building success and tracking your progress.

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If you’re considering starting a blog or you recently have, I have a few blogging suggestions I’d offer from a baker’s dozen years of doing this.

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