5 Must Follow Rules While Writing Long Blog Posts

 

5 Must Follow Rules While Writing Long Blog Posts

Regularly writing long blog posts should be an important part of your blogging strategy. Long blog posts attract more backlinks than short ones as shown in this study by SEO MOZ. People probably prefer linking to longer blog posts as they are more informative. Many of the top blogs regularly write long blog posts which helps them gather a lot of attention and you can too.

You shouldn’t just blindly go for it and write a long blog post. They have to be planned thoroughly as they need to be of the highest quality from the beginning to the end. So I have shared some important rules you need to follow while writing long blog posts which will ensure that you maintain quality each and every time…

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21 Blogs You Must Read for the Best Pinterest Tips

 

21 Blogs You Must Read for the Best Pinterest Tips

Are you making the most of Pinterest? Are you reading the right blogs that help you get the best out of Pinterest?

Pinterest has grown very quickly attracting both everyday users and businesses. All of them take part sharing great content in the form of images which makes it a very enjoyable and addictive experience. People have been able to do this with ease because there are several wonderful bloggers who share very helpful tips which teach everything from how to navigate the site to using it to promote your business.

I have already covered a few blogs you must read for Pinterest tips as a bonus in my article 30 Pinterest Accounts and Boards You Must Follow for Marketing Tips. Since then I have learnt about other blogs that regularly cover Pinterest tips, so here’s a separate article that is dedicated to the great blogs that cover Pinterest tips. Check them out below and read their tips to improve your Pinterest knowledge…

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3 Content Marketing Lessons from the Oscars

 

This is a guest post by Lisa Zatulovsky of Straight North.

3 Content Marketing Lessons from the Oscars

The gowns, the jewels, the barrage of celebrities – all were front and center at the 2014 Oscars. But beyond the glitter and glamour, what can marketers learn from this event that benefits their companies? From fashion to food, here are three lessons learned from the Oscars to incorporate into your content marketing strategy…

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13 Blogging Statistics You Probably Don’t Know, But Should [Infographic]

 

13 Blogging Stats You Probably Don’t Know, But Should [Infographic]

Are you making the most of the latest blogging statistics to build a better blog?

You can easily find hundreds of blogging statistics around the web. Some of them are stats that mainly state why blogging is important and the others can help you create powerful blogs. I prefer reading the latter ones and implementing them on my blog to get better results.

So I looked around for studies and graphs that contain stats that can be used to build a better blog and created this infographic. I also included some of the stats from research I had conducted in the past, like this one on How to Build a Credible Blog. Along with the blogging stats I have provided some tips on how they can be used to create a better blog too. Check them out below…

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6 Tips to Make Your Blog Posts More Readable

 

6 Tips to Make Your Blog Posts More Readable

Would you like to make your blog posts more readable?

The key to building a successful blog is to make it all about the reader, if you can create something that they will enjoy and find helpful, they will visit your blog, read your posts and share them with their friends and followers. Quality content isn’t just about the way you write it, but it also about the way you display it. It needs to be easy to read and navigate through. Here are some quick tips on how to make your blog posts more readable…

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Top 10 Social Media Infographics of 2013

 

Top 10 Social Media Infographics of 2013

Last year, we published many social media infographics on Social Marketing Writing, created by both us and others. Most of them proved to be quite popular. So I compiled a list of the 10 most popular social media infographics created and published by us on the blog. Check them out below…

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How to Embed Pinterest Pins on Your Website or Blog

 

How to Embed Pinterest Pins on Your Website or Blog

Would you like to learn how to embed your Pinterest pins on your website?

Embedding a Pinterest pin on a website or blog post is something every website owner should learn as it can help their pins receive more exposure. People can repin the pin directly from the website by clicking on the ‘Pin It’ button on the embedded pin. They can also click on the pin and check out the enlarged version. The details of the board and pinner can be found at the bottom of the embedded pin. This can result in engagement with your other pins and in more followers.

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4 WordPress Plugins to Optimize Your Blog for Pinterest

 

4 WordPress Plugins to Optimize Your Blog for Pinterest

Is your blog optimized for Pinterest? Are you using Pinterest to promote your blog?

Blog owners should seriously consider driving more website traffic with Pinterest as Pinterest is known for its ability to drive visitors.

Pinterest Drives More Traffic Than Reddit, Youtube, Linkedin, Google+ and MySpace

It drives more traffic than Reddit, Youtube, Linkedin, Google+ and MySpace. If your blog runs on WordPress, optimizing it for Pinterest should be extremely easy as there are several plugins that can help you with this. In fact, there are scores and scores of them. To help you find the most useful ones I have written this post which contains 4 WordPress plugins and a few more I have used (and would like to use) to optimize my blog for Pinterest…

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5 Things You Might Not Know About Content Marketing

 

This is a guest post by Shanna Mallon of Straight North.

5 Things You Might Not Know About Content Marketing

Whether you’ve been running a content marketing campaign for months or years, you might be surprised to learn a few facts you don’t know. Take a look at these five little known realities which relate to the content you’re creating and use them to boost your content marketing strategy…

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