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Tips for Fighting Spam – Part 1

May 26, 2012
Fight Spam on Blogs and Social Media
It’s probably not a surprise to you to hear that spam is a reality of life online. If you’re using social media, running a website, or blogging, you’ve probably run into spammers. The bad news is that spammers are getting trickier all the time. The good news is that there are ways to avoid them.
This is the first installment in a four-part series of posts designed to help you fight back against spammers and protect yourself online!

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10 Tips For Writers Who Blog

April 27, 2012
Tips for Writers Who Blog

Update: I’ve taken down 10 Tips for Writers Who Blog. If you’d really love a copy, just send me an email and I’ll hook you up.

I’ve written an eBook!

10 Tips for Writers Who Blog is designed specifically to help writers who are new to blogging. It includes lots of advice and resources to help you make your blog even better.

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5 Resources to Help You Write SEO Friendly Blog Posts

April 21, 2012
SEO can help you stand out from the online crowd! Image from Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/portland_mike/.

SEO – A Buzz Word You Should Care About:

Do you know how to write SEO friendly blog posts? Until recently, I didn’t (and even now, I’m still learning). Lately I’ve been doing lots of research about SEO, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that:

SEO is a really powerful way to attract more visitors to your blog.

Even better, SEO doesn’t have to be complicated! It’s something that any blogger can incorporate into their posts to make sure they’re continually increasing the number of people who visit their site.

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How to Set Up RSS For Your Blog

April 14, 2012
Add RSS to Your Blog

When I first started blogging, one of the things that eluded me was RSS. It seemed like it should be easy to understand — after all, I saw it on almost every blog I read — but for some reason I couldn’t wrap my head around it.

I understand RSS now (er, I think I understand RSS now), but I still don’t use it to follow blogs myself. I do offer it as an option for following my blog because there are lots of people who DO use it, and if they’d like to follow my blog using RSS, I’m more than happy to hook them up!

It seems like there are other people out there who are mired in RSS confusion as well, so I thought I’d share what I’ve learned.

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