Mack Collier

How Often Should I Post New Blog Content? [Charts]

Frequency

How frequently should you post new content on your blog is a question many bloggers wonder about. While the short answer is there are no blog post rules, the more accurate response is blog as often as you can create quality content. However, like your favorite television show that’s on every Thursday at 9.00pm, it’s important to deliver content on a recurring schedule to encourage regular reading habits. Here are seven suggestions to help you expand your blogging frequency.

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Blog Show and Tell: 3 Blogging Lessons With Examples

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Do you remember show and tell? In nursery school, I had to bring in an unusual item and explain it to my classmates. Unlike my friends, I didn’t settle for an ordinary toy or household object. Instead I brought my sister. The great advantage was that she was able to talk for herself. Over the years, I’ve found old-fashioned show and tell to be a useful teaching technique because it illustrates the point better than describing it can ever do. Here are three blogging elements where show and tell can help you learn and improve your craft.

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20 Blog How-Tos

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Mayday is a boat’s distress signal. To celebrate May 1st, here’s a blogging 911 to give you the answers to the top twenty blogging questions. There’s useful blogging how-tos for both beginning and experienced bloggers.

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Why Blogs Should be at Heart of Social Media [Charts]

Blogs provide the content that is the currency of social media and the context that defines its environmental relevance for participants. As such, blogs live at the heart of an integrated social media marketing strategy. Here are 10 Reasons Why Blogs Are Critical to Your Social Media Efforts.

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Why About Pages Really Matter

No one looks at About Pages. Or do they? For many, the About Page is an after thought. People like to deal with people they know. They also want to know that someone’s home. Your About Page should show a level of transparency to build trust with visitors. At the same time you want to encourage them to check out other areas of your site. Here are 10 About Page essentials.

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Blog Help: No One Reads My Blog

What do I do? No one’s reading my blog. Understand that, no matter of how good a blogger you are, there are always ways to improve what you’re doing particularly where driving blog traffic and blog comments are concerned. Here’s blog help in the form of twenty-one blog challenges and fixes to remedy them.

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How to Be a Twitter Chat Champion

Twitter chats are virtual meetings that consist of concurrent Twitter conversations at a designated time using a special hashtag (#) so participants can track the conversation. Focused on a specific topic, these meetings are open to anyone who wants to jump into the conversation. The goal of these chats is to exchange information and discuss topics of interest. Twitter chats showcase the many-to-many communications possibilities of social media platforms. Here are twelve steps to help you become a Twitter chat champion.

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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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2010’s Top 12 Social Media Experts

To understand social media’s non-stop, multi-directional conversation, a road map can be useful. Here’s a list of 12 top social media experts to help you tackle the terrain of this evolving landscape. In addition, there are 5 up and comers to keep your eye on.

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Blog Comments: How To Get Them!

Blog comments are nirvana for bloggers. The challenge is that most bloggers receive very few of them if any. Here are 7 suggestions to help you get more comments on your blog and recommendations for blog comment policies.

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