Focus on a topic to make your blog successful

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This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series A Beginners Guide to Blog

Start with the most important thing for the blog – ‘objective‘, or purpose‘. You can have a blog that runs all your personal opinions right from the neighborhood dog to karma, politics, and aliens from Andromeda. But do you want to do that?  Think again, and think hard.. Why focus on a topic? The audience out…

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Is Internet Marketing Saturated?

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Internet marketing has been a hot topic for quite sometime now. In fact, there are so many people talking about it and excelling in it, that we are being asked whether the field is saturated. If all there was to do in Internet Marketing (IM) is already done, will newbies even stand a chance? Will…

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Mesmerise your readers with these tips

Writing a good blog post is tough. Each time you start writing the post, it is easy to get distracted. You have that Facebook wall to check, chat with friends, finish up on the next TV show and so on. Everything except writing, because writing is tough. When you indeed sit down to write, you…

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Learn how to optimize your website for Google

I have written about where to begin your SEO quest before. Getting the search engines to recognize that your post/article/website is about the topic that you intend that to be, is a science by itself. It is not too hard to start, but becomes considerably harder when you are competing against sites with good authority…

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ShareX review. A really good screen capture tool

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For the impatient, ShareX is a really good screen capture tool that you can employ to share files. The really powerful part is to capture images, make quick annotations and use it for your blog! Download ShareX, it is completely free! Read on to do a quick ShareX review. A really good screen capture tool…

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How to get the audience to unsubscribe from your emails?

I don’t know about you, but my internet marketing quest has taken me to places I did not think existed. As a result of all that I can proudly say that I know more of “standard/recommended way to market stuff over internet”, more ways to annoy people, and more ways of making your subscribers get…

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Automatically Add WordPress Featured Image

WordPress added what was known as thumbnails to add a specific picture for a post a while back. This was renamed to “featured image”, and regardless of the name change continues to play a role in making your posts look good. Since the blogs /sites are about information presentation in the most efficient manner, the…

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Where to begin your SEO quest?

I have written about my frustration with internet marketing before. I started all wrong when I began my website (on a nice-enough topic), later a general blog, and yet later another popular topic. I expected a bit of traffic in my way, but horror – no luck. Even after 50 posts, with a few popular keywords. When I…

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When to hotlink images, and when not to?

Hotlinking is a term used to signify that the images that you use in the post do not come from the same server that hosts the content. For example, consider these two images: Both are same images and look similar – any difference attributed to showing that they are different images. The left pic is…

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WordPress posts appear read only in Live Writer? Problem solved

Microsoft Live Writer is an awesome tool to write blogs, this has been covered before. But, Live Writer is not a hot topic when the whole world is moving towards web apps, and is looking to the web to solve all problems including global hunger. So, what can old fashioned bloggers who like offline editors…

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