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3 Ways to Improve Your Bounce Rate

Are you noticing people are coming to your site but leaving after reading just a single page? This is what is referred to a bounce.  Visitors to a site leave without visiting another page on your website.  The more people leaving your site after viewing just one page often alarms novice webmasters. Webmasters typically use this bounce rate metric to measure how well they are … Continue reading

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How a Guest Post Submission Affected My Writing Style

After pitching a guest post to Net Profits Today and getting rejected I was a little discouraged.  My article came across as being written for the search engines and while I knew this wasn’t the case, it made me sit back and examine my writing style. A few days earlier I had written an article about not writing for the search engines.  The rejection had … Continue reading

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Why PageRank Doesn’t Matter

Visit any internet marketing forum and you are guaranteed to stumble upon a thread about Google PageRank.  Members will boast they have seen an increase and others will complain theirs have dropped.  Others will wear their PageRank as a badge of honour because it is higher than others commenting on the topic at hand. What is the coveted PageRank value these people are talking about? … Continue reading

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The Secret of Successful Blog Commenting

Last month I wrote an article outlining the value of a blog comment where I indicated relationships built through this practice was the real value. Since then I’ve had several lengthy debates with other bloggers and internet marketers on several forums I’m a member.  It surprised me many still saw value in the links obtained through comments but complained they had a low success rate … Continue reading

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Get Rid of Headlines that Suck Once and For All

Do you think your headlines suck? Laugh as you will but this is a question you as a blogger must answer. Thinks move rapidly in today’s online social networks.  You don’t have to be a genius to recognize how fast things change and how quickly what’s hot one minute disappears off the social radar. Most bloggers concentrate on writing great content because it has been … Continue reading

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Why Would You Use PLR Content?

Making money online is easy right?  You can create a blog, publish some PLR content, do some link building and through passive revenue streams like Google Adsense you become rich. PLR content typically refers to “private label rights” content that can be taken, modified and reused.  It is available for a small price or for free on some content service sites. Many novice bloggers that … Continue reading

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Make Your Blog Load Faster

Do you want to improve things for your users when then visit your blog?  It’s not that difficult to do. All you have to do is make your blog load faster. Over the last several months I’ve been redesigning my entire blog network, focusing on user experience and appearance.  Part of this has been looking for ways to improve the performance of each blog, including … Continue reading

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Online Reputation and its Real World Implications

Being a blogger often means you put yourself out there, sometimes taking controversial positions on issues.  You accept the criticisms levied and deal with things as professionally as you can in the online world. You have to realize what you say online becomes part of your online reputation.  While some hide behind a pseudonym there is no anonymity when you want to become a professional … Continue reading

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Think Before Posting that Blog Article

Some people use controversy to draw attention to themselves and their blogs.  People love scandal and controversy.  Controversy can drive major traffic to your website.  There are even times when a blogger will unintentionally spark controversy that can result in a pile of unwanted attention. As a blogger, image is important.  You build a reputation from what you write about.  People will associate you with … Continue reading

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