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35 Things to Blog About: How To Beat Writer’s Block!

You’ve set up your blog and identified your niche and now it’s time to start writing. But what things are you going to blog about?

You know you need to attract readers to your blog This means you need QUALITY content and not just one or two blog posts, but rather a library of useful information to keep your readers engaged and coming back for more. But you’re sitting at the computer staring at the blank screen.

There’s not a single thought in your head that is of use!

Writer’s block can be a huge problem for novice and experienced bloggers alike.

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Updating WordPress and Updating WordPress Plugins

More and more people are reporting that their blogs have been hacked. To keep your blog secure you need to know about updating Wordpress and updating Wordpress Plugins. Out-of-date plugins and old versions of Wordpress are the number one cause for hacked blog sites. This should be a regular check that you perform on your blog.

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Content Creation Woes…

Do you ever have days when you wonder why you do what you do? I just saw this cartoon by The Oatmeal, one of my favourite cartoonists, online – it sums up the trials and tribulations of a content creator nicely I think. Go and check out some more of his cartoons at his site […]

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What’s Your Expertise? – Know It – Own It – Sell It!

There’s an old saying that say to be considered an expert you only need to know one more thing than the average person. In other words it’s all relative!

Everyone can be an expert at something as we all have talents. Believing in our own ability and having the courage to admit to being an expert is one thing that often holds back budding entrepreneurs.

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Google’s New Mobile-First Index – What Does This Mean For You?

Google have just started rolling out the new ‘mobile-first’ version of its search engine. This means Google will now start to prioritize mobile content ahead of any other in its search results (SERPs.)

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Which Way Will You Go?

It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
~Jim Rohn

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I Want To Teach You How To KISS!

What does the KISS principle mean to you? Here are few ideas on how it applies to your website or blog design.

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5 Ways to Bounce Your Website Visitors!

Bounce rate measures the percentage of visitors who enter your site and “bounce” (leave the site) rather than continue viewing other pages within your site. Find out 5 ways to bounce your visitors right off your site…

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Are you getting enough?

Opt-ins are the life blood of your business. You can have the most successful blog in the world, in terms of visitors reading it, but if they don’t opt-in to your mailing list you are losing the opportunity to convert those readers to clients.

We have all heard the saying ‘The money is in the list!”, right?

Well it may be a cliche, but it’s true.
So how do you make sure you get people to opt-in?

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Golf Balls and Beer!

When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar and the 2 Beers.

A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls. He then asked the students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was.

The professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the jar.

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What does your about me page really say about you?

One of the essential pages that every blog should have is an About Me page.

But surprisingly enough it is one page that is sadly lacking from a lot of blogs.

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Blog Bullies! How To Deal With The Haters!

It amazes me sometimes just how many jerks there are online!

You work hard to build your blog, fanpage or YouTube channel and offer your content to the world – whatever the topic…

But there are always those people (you know the ones) that think it is perfectly acceptable to hide behind their computers and say nasty things on your blog or in emails!

How would you describe people like that…

Rude, Nasty, Trolls, Spiteful, Vicious, Flamers, Meanies, Unkind, Bitchy, Not Very Nice, Jerks, Bastards!

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10 Ways To Get More Eyeballs On Your Blog (Infographic)

If you’re a new blogger (and also a blogger with a budget!) you will know how important it is to get eyes on your posts without breaking the bank. We don’t all have huge marketing budgets for Pay Per Click campaigns or paid adverts.

So how can you get some QUALITY free traffic to your blog?

I created this infographic to summarise 10 ways to get more eyeballs on your blog!

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Why you should avoid using your MLM replicated website?

So you’ve decided to try your hand at network marketing!

Good idea – it’s a great business model and there are a lot of excellent opportunities out there.

You sign up and the first thing they offer you is your OWN website. Find out why you should avoid using your MLM replicated website at all costs!

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The Elephant In The Room – Blogging and Religion!

There’s an elephant in the room and for me it’s blogging and religion!
Would you still do business with me if I was a different religion to you?

Would you?

I may be your ideal customer. Every ‘tick box’ checked EXCEPT the religion one!

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