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The Importance of PageRank for Your Blog

The Importance of PageRank for Your Blog

I’m sure that most avid bloggers are aware of the term “PageRank”, but what does it mean? Why is it important in the blogging realm? PageRank is a term specific to Google and what it is, is essentially a number indicating the “weight” of a webpage based on how many links there are across the […]

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Traffic Tuesday – Link-Building for Smarties

Traffic Tuesday – Link-Building for Smarties

I hope that title makes you feel pretty good.  I read the Dummies books, but I never feel good about it.  So here we are, learning about building links.  Link-building is an important part of optimizing your content for search engine rankings. By now, you probably know that one of the main issues with building […]

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New WordPress 3.3 Features

New WordPress 3.3 Features

Late yesterday,  WordPress released their latest version. Version 3.3 called “Sonny” (because it’s named after Jazz musician Sonny Stitt)  brings with it some cool new features.  It has also brings some nice improvements on a few already existing features. Here’s a quick video from WordPress.org to give you the basics of whats new. You can […]

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Traffic Tuesday – 5 Plugins To Get More Traffic

Traffic Tuesday – 5 Plugins To Get More Traffic

There are many plugins you can use for your blog that add functionality to help you in these two areas but in this post I wanted to focus on 5 of my favorite traffic getting plugins that I’ve gotten the best results from. When talking about getting traffic to your blog you can break it […]

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Traffic Tuesday – “Added Value” Blog Comments

Traffic Tuesday – “Added Value” Blog Comments

We’ve all heard of blog commenting, but not everyone knows the right way to go about it.  Commenting on popular blogs in your niche is an amazing way to expand your reach, and find new readers who will be interested in following your content.  Commenting on related blogs with a large audience can be very […]

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