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How To Verify Your WordPress Website On Pinterest

How To Verify Your WordPress Website On Pinterest (via Widepulse)

10 Step Guide: How to Verify Your WordPress Website on Pinterest 1. Go to the settings on your Pinterest blog 2. Next to ‘website‘ enter your website URL and click verify.                     3. Click on verify using meta tags 4. Next…


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5 SEO Metrics You Don’t Need to Obsess Over

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While reviewing metrics will help your overall SEO efforts, there are some that shouldn’t be worried about as much. Even if they have some value to them, there is no point in obsessing over them on a daily basis because in the end, they don’t affect how well your SEO is doing. Let’s go over 5 metrics that are ok to ease up on.

Top 30 Keyword and Phrase Rankings

A lot of people gauge how well their SEO is doing by the amount of times their site is listed in the top 30 rankings, but in reality, most people that are using search engines never end up leaving the first page. Why obsess over a number doesn’t actually increase your traffic or profits?

It is understandable to obsess over these rankings if you’re listed in the top 5, else it is a waste of time. While this metric might let you know how close you are getting to the first page of listings, it isn’t something you should check a lot. Read More

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BloggingPro Job Board Highlights (September 2-6)

Job board highlightsGood morning, everyone. Here are the job board highlights for the week.

Have a good weekend!

Short Form Content Writers

1776 is looking for writers to help aggregate and produce original, short form content on our website. Subject matters include health, education, energy, smart cities as well as other highly regulated industries and how they relate to startups and tech.
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Listen to our PandoWeekly interview with NYU professor Jay Rosen about the media in an NSA state

Listen to our PandoWeekly interview with NYU professor Jay Rosen about the media in an NSA state (via Pando Daily)

By David Holmes On August 30, 2013Jay Rosen is a journalism professor at NYU (disclosure: he taught me). But it’s the summertime, school’s out, and so he’s in full-on blogging mode over at his site PressThink, which just turned ten years old.…


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How to Set Up an Editorial Calendar and Let It Roll

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Image credit: Philip Chapman-Bell

Maintaining a blog successfully can be a challenge. It requires you to be organized and responsible, because as soon as you finish with one post, it’s time to write the next! However, even the most professional bloggers eventually find themselves getting off-schedule, staring at a blank word document with no ideas about what to write next, their deadline quickly drawing nearer. And what’s worse, with all the focus aimed at the writing process, there’s hardly any time to spend on growing or connecting with your audience. Read More

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5 Solutions For Backing Up Your Blog

Back Up Your Blog

If you’re like me you put your heart and soul into your blog and the last thing you want to see is a blank page when you load your domain. Unfortunately servers can fail and sometimes even your backup can leave something to be determined.

Thankfully there are some very simple solutions that can help you backup your website with very little technical knowledge and very little cost. From online backup services to simple USB drives here are five solutions for backing up your blog.

1. Choose A Backup Service

If you currently run your blog on WordPress as a self-hosted solution you can choose from various different backup services. The most popular of those services is VaultPress, a constant backup platform that is operated to WordPress creator Automattic. These services require only a simple plugin to activate and often provide one-click restore functions and constant blog monitoring.

VaultPress isn’t the only solution, there is also BackupBuddy, BlogVault and various others.  Read More

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Silvrback looks to make blogging easy again

Silvrback looks to make blogging easy again (via http://www.besttechie.com)

Many blog platforms start out simple — think WordPress, Blogger and Tumblr — and progressively become more complicated. That’s just what happens when a platform competes to be the most fully featured solution; it gets into an arms race of sorts…


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Digging Deep: A Guide to Mining Great Topics for Your Blog

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Image Credit: Benzinga.com

Wracking your brains for your next topic is obviously a challenge often faced by regular bloggers. Creative though you may be, great idea don’t always come so easily and regularly as a blog requires. There are, though, plenty of places to find inspiration, if only you know where to look. Read More

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