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Note 301 – Can changing titles make posts more popular?

After publishing Note 300 yesterday it got me thinking about why some of my posts have been more popular than others, for example, why Note 192 ‘In doing so’ v ‘in so doing’ has had 206 views whilst Note 243 – Authority = Great Content + Shared Links + Google Ranking  has only had 2 views.  For a … Continue reading

Note 244 – Making income from your authoritative website

In yesterday’s post, I promised to share with you the concept of making money from your blog or website once you have built up enough great content. Brian Clark (founder of Copyblogger) explains in his report 10 Rock Solid Elements of Effective Online Marketing (which I downloaded from Authority Rules.com) that the next logical step … Continue reading

Note 243 – Authority = Great Content + Shared Links + Google Ranking

How does Google know that your site is important? Google knows because people link to your great content. These links are important, as without them, you may as well be invisible on the internet. Google indexes and ranks these links according to how much authority your site has. Authority seems to be a topic that … Continue reading

Note 234 – Have you converted your WordPress blog to your own domain?

I’ve been thinking of being the ‘master of my own domain’ on this blog rather than having ‘WordPress’ in the URL but I am hesitant because of a few things such as the cost and a lack of understanding of how it works.  Is it automatic that everyone who is already following me will know the new URL? Maybe this is a … Continue reading

Note 232 – Direct readers to relevant content via links in your bylines

When you first start out as a freelance writer and set up your first blog or website, you hope that people not only read what your post, but also like it enough to give you positive feedback.  Once you get a few subscribers and followers, you try and think of ways to get their continued support by providing rich … Continue reading

Note 231 – Research tools and keyword phrases

There are many tools out there that you can use to find out how popular a certain word or phrase is.  Your goal when thinking about keywords or keyword phrases is to make sure they relate to the products and services on your site. Here are a few tips to help you: Try and think of what your … Continue reading

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