Reality of Blogging

When it comes to blogging, it seems as easy a way to make money as breathing or walking. In that it’s natural. Expressing your opinions that is. So what could be easier than that? Except… how many opinions do you have? Because, let me tell you, when you exhaust that five or six topics that you know really well, have […]

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John Chow Is Boring

John Chow is boring

There, I’ve went and said what I’ve thought for some time: John Chow’s blog is dreary. It’s the early afternoon re-run of some Australian soap; the cookery show; the call-in gardening advice program; the show that makes you reach for the remote when it comes on. Because it’s boring. Not that Chow will give a damn what I think, and […]

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WordPress or Wix for Blogging

WordPress or Wix

I use both WordPress and Wix for blogging and websites and sacrilege though it may be to some, when it comes to recommending one over the other, it’d depend more on the person than the ultimate intended use if they’re set on doing it for themselves. Wix Wix has this rep as being ‘easy’ because it’s very much a WYSIWYG […]

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SiteOrigin for WordPress

Old dog learns new tricks

Teaching an old dog new tricks(!) I’ve been using SiteOrigin Page Builder for WordPress a lot of late. It follows on from my Timothy Marc review. I’ve still been mulling over his Thirty Day Challenge, and part of that was creating a website/landing pages. Tim recommended Unbounce and Clickfunnels. I’m familiar with them both but only took a short subscription with […]

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Keywords And Blog Traffic

Keywords and blog traffic

I’ve written on using keywords to drive traffic to your blog, and I certainly use the strategies advised by the tens of thousands of articles you can find on the subject, all parroting the same things that the handful of big, authority sites do. And in many cases they’re repeating Google press releases and updates, rather than citing any independent scientific […]

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Blog Post Length

What the optimal blog post word count should be in order to make the most of SEO is something of a thorny problem. Probably best that can be said is what it shouldn’t be: under three hundred words. Actually, some sources say two hundred and fifty words, but let’s play safe and err on the high side. And erring on […]

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