by Molly Greene, @mollygreene Over the years, I’ve used several different WordPress plugins to auto-tweet my blog’s past posts, eventually discarding each because the developer stopped updating the software. The most recent was Evergreen Post Retweeter, which I disabled the minute a Good Samaritan tweeted me that my entire repertoire of old posts had been […]
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Increase Blog Traffic & Subscribers: 8 Tips!
by Molly Greene A reader recently asked for ideas that would help increase blog traffic. Growing traffic is one thing, of course; convincing visitors to stay, and to subscribe and/or return, is closely aligned with every blog-building effort. You need both! Here are a few ideas. 1. Beef up your Twitter followers I’ve often said […]
How To Write A Click-Worthy Blog Title
Have you ever wondered why some blog posts draw more traffic that others, and why specific posts get more attention when you share them on social media? It could be as simple as the post’s headline or title, which is often the only thing people see (especially on Twitter) before they decide whether or not […]
45 Ways To Sabotage Your Social Media Success
Author, writer, blogger, book reviewer, editor – whichever “hat” you wear, you’ve probably made a stab at creating an online platform and used social media to get the word out about it. But sometimes we forget that social media is designed for just that – being social. If you haven’t garnered the success you’d hoped, […]
15 Easy Ways To Increase Your Twitter Engagement
Twitter is a fabulous platform-building tool, when you do it right. And by now, everybody knows that “doing it right” means getting involved in a positive way with your tweeps. Twitter is not a good place for wallflowers, ranters, or the mean-spirited, but it’s the perfect venue for real, sincere conversation. If your one-on-one engagement […]
How To Use Twitter Lists To Grow Your Blog
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: In my opinion, Twitter is hands-down the best blog-building tool out there, and every blogger should use it. Yes, it means you have to learn a new “thing,” and it’s best to create and follow a strategy to ease the learning curve and maximize your efforts. […]
3 Cheers For Twitter Hashtags! Or Not?
Social media experts say it’s a must to add Twitter hashtags to our tweets. Although I include author/writer and blog-specific tags once in a while, I’ve never really gotten into the habit of using them regularly, so I decided to research why they’re important and if they actually do boost my Twitter message mojo. Here’s […]