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5 Tips and 5 Tools to Improve Your WordPress Error Page

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No website actually wants to offer its visitors a 404 page. After all, it means that there is an error and a page cannot be reached. It looks unprofessional, it is a hassle for the site owner to fix and is an annoyance for visitors that might lead to them not returning.

Unfortunately, there is no way to really prevent it from ever happening. Errors occur, URLs are typed incorrectly or links become broken or outdated. Sometimes there is an issue with the server that will take time to fix. It is just a part of having an Internet site that cannot be avoided.

But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do everything you can to improve both your frequency of 404 page necessity and the page itself. Here are five tips on how to improve your WordPress error page as well as five tools to keep your visitors from encountering them as often. Read More

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5 Steps To Build, Plan and Promote A Wildly Successful Launch

Today is an experiment.

And whether you like it or not, you’re already a part of it.

It’s a bold statement, I know. Maybe too bold. After the dust has settled, it’ll either be a celebration… or a bloodbath.

I’m willing to take that chance.

And why not? Launches are all about taking chances… and this post outlines a simple formula for launching, well, anything.

Over the past 90 days my wife and I have planned – with NASA like precision – the launch of our new site. We’ve boiled everything down into five simple steps, which you can use for your next launch.

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Constructing Your SEO Campaign As You Would Build A House

If you drive around many towns or cities you will no doubt see new houses being constructed, as with house prices on the rise it’s becoming a popular way to get onto the housing market. It allows you to truly put your personality and tastes into your property, so that on that much-anticipated day when you receive the keys you will have the reassurance that it’s your hard work and sweat that has gone into the build.

There are various factors that need to be taken into consideration when building a house, and the elements involved are not too dissimilar to how you would construct a successful SEO campaign. Read More

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10 Helpful WordPress Cheatsheets

WordPress has become one of the most popular blogging platforms ever released onto the web. Even the most obtuse, computer-illiterate user can create a genuinely professional looking blog that can gain followers over time and provide you with a great place to share posts. From adding media to SEO, it makes it all much simpler than it was before. Read More

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Guest Blogging – Put Your Best Foot Forward

Search engine 0ptimization (SEO) experts often have differing opinions as to the best way to build traffic, optimize page content, and target keywords. However almost all agree that the cornerstone to a successful link building campaign is guest blogging. In this article we examine the benefits of guest blogging, and offer suggestions for how to choose the best site to partner with. Read More

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Bloggers Knowhow: How To Respond To a Legal Threat Online

There are a few ways for you to measure your true level of online success. The first is that your blog or website gets hacked by people looking to extort money from you – thankfully this isn’t very common. And the second, and more common, is a legal threat of some kind. Maybe you said something that rattled somebody’s cage, maybe you posted an image you shouldn’t have or maybe you’re infringing on a trademark that you didn’t mean to. In either case a legal threat is usually related to the size of your online profile – so in a way kudos to you for being so prolific! Read More

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How to Write a Headline That Packs a Punch

Coming up with fresh headlines for your articles day after day can sometimes become a little tiresome. It is very easy to put a title which comes into your head without actually spending time thinking about how powerful it is. When it comes to drawing in visitors to your sites the headline is perhaps the most important part of the content. After all it is this tag line which will be shared on your social media sites and perhaps in your email marketing too. If the headline fails to attract the right attention not many people will want to spend the time to click through and see if you have something which is worth reading. Read More

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Affiliate marketing & social media marketing – Do they get together?

Affiliate marketing and social media marketing, both of these have taken the Internet business world market by storm. Both of these are interrelated with one another and help you in establishing yourself as a successful and popular business online. One is intricately related with the other. However, affiliate marketing is much more dependent on social media and the related marketing. There are various forms of affiliate marketing like the pay per click affiliate marketing, pay per lead affiliate marketing, pay per sale affiliate marketing and so on. Read More

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Practice Being a Blogger Daily

Blogs are a dime a dozen. Seriously, take a few minutes to type “blog” in Google’s web search, and you will get an unbelievable number of results. Those are only the ones that have kept the keyword somewhere in their SEO results. There are millions of blogs, some successful and some not-so-successful. Some are based on images and others on writing. You will never be able to get a very good picture of just how many are out there, but the thought is a little overwhelming.

The best thing a blogger in today’s over-saturated market can do is carve out a nice, little piece of cyber space and keep it locked down. But it takes skill to do this and to build up a good number of loyal readers. Since it isn’t a matter of bringing in new traffic, but rather keeping the readership you have first and foremost.

You can do this with hard work, plenty of content and – most importantly – a lot of writing practice. Which is why you should practice being a blogger daily, keeping up with your posts and making sure you don’t fall behind.

But you have a busy life, and it might seem like an impossible task to blog every day. Use these helpful tips to pull it off. Read More

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How to Build a Popular Finance Blog

Building a finance blog is easy. Building a popular finance blog is a lot harder. The Internet is full of them, big and small, and while it is simpler than ever to create one, it is getting harder to be noticed in the sea of sites available – especially in a niche where many will turn first to official financial sources like the Wall Street Journal or MSNBC.

But difficult doesn’t translate into impossible, by any means. You don’t have to worry about competing in the beginning. Instead, what you have to be focused on is knowing how to generate a high traffic site by taking baby steps toward that end. That can be done in several key ways that are less complicated than you might think.

Accept That It Can Take a While

Time is the key ingredient to any blog’s success. You can’t just expect to put up a couple of posts and have everyone flock to see them. There is content to build, and there are connections to make, reblogs to receive andmarketing tactics to try. Even just leaving it there while you continue to add more content will work, but again, it all takes time.

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