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Promoting your blog post with social media tools

Promoting your blog post with social media tools

How to increase traffic to your blog post with social media tools Having talked about all the main places you can promote your blog posts, here I discuss bookmarking sites and a few social media tools that will help you be more productive and effective. Bookmarking sites These are sites like Digg, Delicious and Stumbleupon(…)

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WordPress Dashboard Wizardry

WordPress Dashboard Wizardry

Navigating the WordPress dashboard maze. I’ve been asked by a good friend, Social Media Queen Nicky Kriel, to deliver a workshop on using the WordPress dashboard at her Social Media Summit event on 1 November 2013. She’s the author of a new book How To Twitter For Business Success and talks about social media on(…)

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YouTube compilation – winter wonderland

YouTube compilation – winter wonderland

The power of YouTube compilation videos. The last YouTube compilation I posted was two years when I shared the BBC Wildlife voiceover clip. Since it’s been below freezing for the last week in the UK, and it’s snowing heavily outside right now, I thought I’d add a bit of humour with this YouTube compilation video(…)

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WordPress Plugins – the good, the bad and the ugly – part 1

WordPress Plugins – the good, the bad and the ugly – part 1

One of the great things about a self-hosted WordPress blog is that you get to play with a powerful array of plugins. These are small bits of software that can add functionality, provide a better customer experience for your visitors and give you the technology to generate more traffic to your blog. If you are(…)

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From Fear to Fun – the Blogging Experience

From Fear to Fun – the Blogging Experience

The blogging experience of a travel writer If you’ve been wondering why it’s taken me so long to do a post it’s because I’ve been heavily involved in helping one of my clients to set up a great travel blog. What with my current clients, new ones engaging my services, and delivering blogging and social(…)

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You’ve got to be joking…

You’ve got to be joking…

A great friend of mine shared a brilliant video via Twitter the other day. Unfortunately it was from wimp.com which means I can’t share it here apart from a link which is at bottom of this post. Here is a similar one from YouTube: Which brings me to the subject of this post – how(…)

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