Blog goals

Blog Goals: Why Do You Need Them?

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Do you have blog goals? Here’s why you need blog goals and 5 major types most blogs need.

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13 Ways to Improve Blog Results in 2013

Big and small

The New Year brings resolutions. The problem is that many bloggers set unattainable objectives so their chances for success are slim. Instead, make small changes to your existing behavior to enhance your ability to succeed. To maximize effectiveness, integrate these changes with your overall planning to make 2013 your best year ever. Here’s checklist of thirteen small changes every blogger can make that will have a big impact on blog success. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog

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13 Blogging Lessons I Learned The Hard Way

What my blog taught me

While good bloggers can make blogging look easy, the reality is that showing up at your computer on a regular basis with fresh ideas is hard work that involves more than just content creation. As the second anniversary of this blog approaches, here are thirteen lessons I’ve learned, either directly or indirectly.

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How to Create a Killer Blog

First place Blue Ribbon

What distinguishes one blog from another is what you do with your blog and how you build it to achieve your goals. To give you a boost on building your blog or to take your blog to the next level, here are twenty-one steps to help. Each step includes links to more detailed information to get your blog on track. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog

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Does Your Blog Pass the 10 Second Test?

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Does your blog pass the 10 second test? After scanning your blog homepage, does a visitor know what it’s about and get pulled into your content? If not, here are 12 blog tips to help you.

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How to Sex Up Your Blog

Does your blog have sex appeal? Does your blog reach out and grab your readers to make them want more? Or do your prospective readers think, it’s just another WordPress weblog, why bother. To make your blog stand out, you need to dress it up.

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Do Business Blogs Chase the Wrong Metrics?

Business blogs chase comments as a success metric just like other types of bloggers, based on Blog2Post’s Corporate Blog Survey. By focusing on comments, marketers are forgetting to set a business blog strategy based on their business goals and determining appropriate metrics as they do with other forms of social media. Here are 12 Corporate Blog Goals and Related Metrics

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Don’t Think You Need Blog Goals? Think Again

Many bloggers overlook the need for a blog strategy. To them, it’s too much like a business proposition. The reality is that blogging is a serious endeavor, whether you’re doing it for business or personal reasons. Therefore you need a strategy to achieve your objectives. Here are eight major blogging goals.

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