Build Your Online Business With Your Blog – How To Use Your Posts To Your Optimal Advantage

Creating blog posts that can build your business is a worthwhile endeavor. You will find that over time your blog will bring you the best prospects and clients, and that the content you create there will represent you well as an online entrepreneur and authority in your business. Let’s discuss the topics you will write about in your blog posts, the keywords you will use, and the way you will promote your posts once they are written.

In the very beginning I believe everyone struggles with coming up with ideas to write about on their blog. That leads to writing about anything and everything, a huge mistake if you want to brand yourself in a specific area. Your blog is not a diary or journal if it is for your business. Choose the topics that are of interest to your target market. Make a list of these topics and learn as much as you can about them as you research and write.

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Why Some Web Hosts Get A Bad Reputation

Do you ever feel sorry for professionals in those professions…you know, the ones people make fun of because of their reputations? The stereotypical ambulance-chasing lawyers, used car salespeople – they’re always the butt of people’s jokes.

Sometimes, it seems like web hosts might not be far behind. While lots of web hosts are reputable, upstanding businesses, there are enough that provide less than satisfactory customer experiences that they’re starting to poison the industry. If you’re in the business of web hosting, you already know how difficult it can be to keep your customers happy.

Perhaps it’s not that web hosts are intending to offer less than stellar services or customer support. It could be that demand is growing at the same time as some of their systems and processes are becoming outdated, leading to the impression that it’s a tainted industry.

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SEO Changes: Google Post-PRISM

SEO is in a constant state of flux. In fact, change is one of the only consistencies to search. Most often, the algorithm changes that affect search results have no true bearing on searchers. Or, at the very least, searchers do not notice the changes. The changes, however, are made for the searcher in an effort to serve up the most relevant results that engage searchers and keep them coming back to that specific engine.

The search engine wars were highlighted in a series of commercials beginning in 2009. Bing, a search engine created by Microsoft, entered the market by force with a mission to prove to searchers that they were more intuitive and “searcher-oriented” than Google or Yahoo. This proved to be one of the first times that searchers became interested in the way search works and the actual results that were appearing on their screens.

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The Beginner’s Guide To Endless High Quality Traffic

Traffic building is an essential part of your online business. The ultimate goal is endless waves of high quality traffic.

And you do want endless waves of high quality traffic, right?

Weird Words

We use weird words on the internet. In offline life traffic is something we want to avoid. Thus the phrase “traffic jam.”

Online however, you want good high quality traffic in an endless stream. So to that end, I’m going to offer you in this article four laws of online traffic, and then suggest a great source of traffic for you.

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Twelve Tips For Writing Engaging Content

A lot of writers don’t realize the significance of writing an article that focuses on keeping the reader’s attention the entire time. It can be something that new and more experienced writers alike struggle with. With that in mind, here are 12 tips you can utilize to help keep your reader’s attention with your article.

1. Make sure your article is grammatically sound and everything is spelled correctly. In other words, be sure to proofread. There’s no better way to turn people off an article than by looking unprofessional with poor spelling and grammar.

2. Be sure that your article has an original idea. Don’t just regurgitate what has already been said a thousand times.

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