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How Do I Optimise A Blog Post For SEO?

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I love copywriting.

Whilst I’m currently the Managing Director of GrowTraffic Ltd (I say ‘currently’ because who knows how long this will last?!? I might win the lottery next week, in which case I’m outta here!) I started off as an SEO Copywriter, so copywriting is kind of my bag.

In fact, if you gave me the option of doing something Managing Director-ish or something copywriter-ish, I’m going to do copywriter things. Hence this blog now.

But even I, as a loyal devotee of SEO copywriting, know that writing your content is only half the battle.

Once you’ve written it, if you want to give it the best chance of ranking (which you do, otherwise what was the point of writing it in the first place?!) then you have to optimise it as you’re uploading it. Forget to do that bit, and you might as well chuck half of your lovely blog post straight in the bin.  Read More

What Are You Blogging On About? I: ‘The Blogging Bogs’ Part 5

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We’re at Part 5 of The Blogging Blogs already: I can’t believe it! It only feels as if we’ve been talking about blogs for 3 years. I do hope some of you reading this are finding these guides useful but, if you’re not, I’d like to stay deluded if you don’t mind, so let’s pretend they’re fabulous!.

Anyway, enough of this silliness; here we go again…

 

Have You Got Something To Say?

One of the hardest things about writing a regular blog is thinking up things to blog about; writing it is the easy part, but coming up with subjects that aren’t going to bore the socks off your readers is tough. Luckily for you, GrowTraffic are here with a 2 part guide to give you some handy pointers.  Read More

Building Your Brand with Your Blog: ‘The Blogging Blogs’ Part 4

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Well it’s another day and another of The Blogging Blogs from the GrowTraffic team (I bet you were hoping we’d got bored by now, weren’t you?) and today we’re taking a look at how you can use your blog to build and enhance your business’s brand and your relationship with your customers. Don’t worry, this is the last one I’ll do for a few days, I’ll give you (and me!) a blogging break…

As we’ve already established over the last few posts, writing a regular blog post on your website can have so many benefits for both your website and your business that it is sometimes hard to understand why everyone isn’t doing it. Admittedly, there are drawbacks to taking on the commitment of a blog, and we will look at these in more detail in later posts, but for now I’d still like to concentrate on the positives and explore another massive reason in support of the humble blog.  Read More

Blogging Vs Social Media – ‘The Blogging Blogs’ Part 3

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Well here we are again lovely people and it’s Part 3 of GrowTraffic’s The Blogging Blogs; so without further ado let’s get on with it…

 

Blogging and Social Media

Love it or hate it, social media is now an unavoidable part of SEO; if you’ve got a website then you have just got to bite the bullet and get social networking in order to promote it. Now we all know that this is a burden most small to medium business owners can probably do without but there are ways and means of easing the burden (most of which I have already discussed in previous blogs).

One such tool that can be used hand in hand with social media to promote your website is the humble blog, although a lot of people make the mistake of thinking that they can only manage one or the other, not both. Here we’re going to have a look at how you can market more efficiently, so that your blog incorporates your social media and works harder for your SEO.  Read More

Can Blogging Save Your Website?

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Welcome to Part 2 of GrowTraffic’s series about blogging, or The Blogging Blogs, as I’m calling them (it’ll catch on, trust me!). As I mentioned in Part 1, the purpose here is to detangle some of the huge quantities of contradictory advice and information surrounding the world of blogging and this week I’m going to discuss the effect that a good blog can have on your website’s SEO. Read More

Why Google Dislikes Blog Networks?

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This is the next SEO technique that Google appears to be going after (or has gone after big style in the last couple of months). A blog network is a group of blogs – normally bog standard wordpress installs, with basic wordpress templates and lots of content. Generally this content is generated explicitly for the purposes of creating links back to a website. Read More