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A Few Guest Blogging Tricks That (Usually) Work

By now, everyone has realized that a bit of guest blogging can go a long way. It does not matter if you run a personal blog, something with your friends or a company blog, really. Among other things, guest blogging builds relationships, it expands your readership base and it can do amazing things for your traffic and search engine rankings.

Guest blogging used to be a straightforward proposition and, if we are being really honest, it used to suck. It pretty much came down to exchanging half-literate 500-word articles with other blog owners and hoping that the Almighty Google does not come down on you and your new “friends” like a ton of bricks.

Over the last couple of years, guest blogging has become a much more complex, but also more interesting and skill-demanding practice. It has also bred quite a few new tricks, some of which are (usually) more effective than the rest.

Disclaimer: the author might resort to using the personal pronoun “I” in the remainder of the article. The author usually tries to avoid this, but many of the tips will stem from personal experience and using “the author” extensively will make the author seem like an insane person.

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The Future of Social Media Branding

In 2016, social media marketing is one of the driving forces in the business world. Since landscape of social networks changes at such an astounding pace, it has practically become impossible to make any 100 percent accurate assumptions. Still, this doesn’t mean that countless analysts and agencies aren’t busy coming up with various assessment and speculations. As we already stated, the future is unknown but here are few things that are expected to happen in 2017 when it comes to social media branding.

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5 Solid Reasons Why Instagram Marketing Is Right For Your Business In 2017

1|Instagram’s Rate of Growth

Instagram has been growing at an alarming rate since it was launched, at approximately 15% more users signing up each year. With millions of users joining each year and steadily growing, the growth of Instagram does not show any signs of slowing down. Current stats from 2016 show that it hosts between 400-500 million active users per month. People have processed over 30 billion photographs on the site in total and a mind-bending 70 million pictures are shared per day, excluding video content! This alone should be reason enough to put Instagram high up on your social media priorities list.

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8 Ways to Let Your Content Kill Your Blog

I know this is not what you meant. But, sometimes, bloggers can help but shoot their own foot. And the sad thing is that they won’t notice it until their metrics look really bad.

Most of the time, the content is the culprit. And this is no surprise, as content is the vital part of any blog.

But, as I am sure that you don’t want to be one of them, here are the eight most common ways to let your content kill your blog (so you can avoid them).

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