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How To Create “Hidden” Pinterest Images

Posted on Sep 8th, 2016

With Pinterest being one of the best search engine marketing tools to date, creating eye-catching Pin-able images is a must for any blogger.  When you create great Pinterest-specific graphics which…

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how i save time by automating social content for my blogs

How I Automate Social Content for My Blogs to Save Time

Posted on May 5th, 2016

One of the biggest time consumers I found with my own blogs was preparing and posting updates on social media. Since I am a big believer in promoting your past content as well as your new stuff, I am…

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How To Get More Bloglovin’ Followers

Posted on Jan 5th, 2016

Bloglovin' is a great resource and directory for bloggers who are looking to expand their reach. A good majority of my traffic comes from the site, and being one of the more popular blog/rss readers…

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Add a YouTube Subscribe Button to Your Blog

Posted on Dec 16th, 2014

YouTube has become a popular secondary outlet for many bloggers, and it's a platform that shouldn't be overlooked. Since most of the current generation frequents YouTube often, it is a great way to…

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How to Add a Facebook Share Button to Blogger Posts

Posted on Dec 9th, 2014

Allowing others to easily share your content on social media is something that is always important. Thankfully, many of the services we use for our online promotion have social sharing buttons that…

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Twitter Background for Statuses

How To Add a Twitter Background to Status Updates

Posted on Sep 18th, 2014

Maximizing your social media real estate can be incredibly beneficial. You're familiar with updating your header or cover photos, but what about those areas that you may have left untouched? Such as…

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Why You Need a Mailing List

Why Do You Need a Mailing List?

Posted on Sep 5th, 2014

Social media has come a long way in the past few years. You have a Facebook Page, Twitter profile, Pinterest, YouTube, Tumblr, and everything under the sun. It seems like a lot of work to keep up…

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How TO Make A GIF

How To Make an Animated GIF and Why You Should Use Them

Posted on Aug 13th, 2014

  While GIF images have been around since what seems like the beginning of time, they are making a comeback in the blogosphere and social media. Recently, Twitter added GIF support to their…

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Increase Blog Engagement with AddThis

Posted on Jun 11th, 2014

Sharing and visitor engagement play a huge role in your site's ranking and monetization goals. The idea is simple: the more shares or click-throughs, the better. They help to reduce your bounce rate…

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Google+, What They’ve Done Wrong… And Right.

Posted on Nov 28th, 2013

For the past several months I've been using Google+ almost daily. I decided that since Google is so insistent on forcing everybody who uses any of their products to use Google+, it's better to go…

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How To Add A Facebook Like Button to Blogger Posts

Posted on Nov 20th, 2013

Ah, yes, social media. It's always important to provide your readers with easy access to share and like your content. In this post I will teach you how to easily add one of Facebook's ever-so-popular…

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Facebook Interest Lists: See Content From Your Favourite Pages

Posted on Oct 29th, 2013

The Facebook algorithm has been a thing of confusion for many. Page Reach has decreased over the years and has discouraged many Page owners. The actual reach of your Page's posts is determined by…

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How to Create a Google+ Page

Posted on Oct 28th, 2013

Since many of you are joining me over on Google Plus, I thought it would benefit you to know how to create a Page for your business, blog, or organization.  Just like on Facebook, Google Plus Pages…

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