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If anybody tells you “it’s important to have a mobile friendly website” you might not readily agree with their statement. The pros and the cons start lingering in your mind and stop you from taking action. Just stop wondering! Here are the reasons why actually you should do it and do it now. 1) The change of technology and the arise of new demands Today mobile devices are the outcome of new touch screen technology. They are in no way similar to the traditional desktop computers or laptops. The screen size, resolution and the way people expect websites to appear [&hellip

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Every hour or so, you can get any variation of trending topics from a variety of sources – Google Trending Topics, Yahoo Trends, trending Twitter hashtags, etc. The truth of the matter is that these trending topics are traffic gold for your blog. I once wrote about a trending topic, not only trending on various social networks and searches, but trending on the news for several weeks, and I have received 7,000 hits on that post alone. Seven. Thousand. But, I learned something that day as I later analyzed my blog’s traffic via Google Analytics. My bounce rate increased and [&hellip

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WordPress is one of the best blogging platforms and CMSs due to the feature like plugins. Plugins are composed of PHP scripts and they provide more functionality to your blog. They can be useful for enhancing current features and also adding new features. For new bloggers, choosing the best plugins is often daunting and confusing. There are thousands of plugins available, some free and some which require payment, but allow me to introduce you to a few of the best ones that I use on machoarts.com.   WP-Online Backup This plugin is must for all WordPress blogs. Online Backup allows you [&hellip

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When it comes to social networks, Pinterest is the baby of the bunch. But this baby has matured more quickly than any other social network before it, quickly climbing the ranks and earning it a spot as the third more popular social network. Even though Pinterest is new, it still contains a great deal of fun and exciting information. The following are 33 fun facts about Pinterest

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Link building strategies explained. You might be curious how to properly build links for SEO in a post Panda and Penguin update from Google. Henry of Texas SEO states the key to your successes in Link Building will be determined by where you put your focus. Below I will explain 6 surefire ways to build links that will get you rankings in the search engines that last regardless of the next update Google has to throw at us. We will start by discussing some of the recent updates Google has made to their algorithm

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The secret to running a successful blog is being able to write content that people want to read, share and keep coming back for more. Depending on the niche market that you are in your content and topics will vary heavily. No matter the focus, the task of creating quality content that gets people engaged is still what’s important. In this post we are going to highlight three different ways that you can twist and angle your content to keep you audience focused, sharing your content and contributing in the comments section as well. The longer and loaded up your [&hellip

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Before starting any blog, there are several steps that we all know are necessary. You must obviously know what you’re going to be writing about. You have to purchase a domain name. You’ll need an ecommerce blog template or custom design. You’ll need hosting. But those basic steps aren’t enough. Once you’re done with those general steps, there is still more to be done. There are more, strategic steps that are just as important. It’s not enough just to know your blog name and hosting site. You must also plan out things like objectives, category structure, keywords to target, etc. [&hellip

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