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Flagship content

What is flagship content? In his excellent e-book, “Killer Flagship Content,”  pro blogger Chris Garrett describes flagship content as the overarching message of your blog, the core content around which your blog is built.  Flagship content is resource content, what … Continue reading

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50 kinds of blog posts – part 4

Do you want to have a blog that keeps your readers engaged and intrigued?  One excellent way is to “mix it up” with the kind of blog posts you present.  Just as a newspaper or magazine has lots of different … Continue reading

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50 Kinds of blog posts – part 3

Is your blog getting kind of stale? If you’re still just thinking about blogging, are you afraid you’d run out of ideas? Do you need something to spice up your blog? Check out these blog post types: Contests and competitions – Almost … Continue reading

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50 kinds of blog posts – part 2

Keep your blog interesting and lively for your community, while keeping on-topic with your chosen niche, by using a variety of types of blog posts: Debate and/or dialogue – One of the things that makes blogs so enjoyable is the sense … Continue reading

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50 kinds of blog posts – part 1

Just like magazines, newspaper, television, movies and other media, blog posts come in many varieties.  And like those media, there can be an amazing selection of blog post types within a single blog.  Just think of an average newspaper.  You … Continue reading

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Does it matter what theme I choose?

Does it Matter What Theme I Choose? That’s a good question!  Here are some responses from experienced bloggers.  The Blog Tyrant writes: “Three Problems that Make Me Leave Your Blog in Three Seconds…Problem 2: A butchered theme.”   Jennifer Slegg tells … Continue reading

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Your blog’s domain name – part 4

This is part 4 of the series: Your blog’s domain name Is it okay to use a cost-free domain? Some companies, like WordPress.com or Blogger, offer “free” domain names and sites.  They require that your domain is hosted on their site, … Continue reading

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