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Guest post: 9 blog post ideas that will grow your website traffic

From socialmediaslant.com

Whether you’re just starting a blog or have been blogging for years, here are 9 blog post ideas that could help you to create a unique blog with insightful content.
Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com's curator insight, December 2, 2015 2:20 PM

Experienced bloggers will always tell you that you can find content inspiration everywhere you look. 

 

Easier said than done, right? In this post, you will find nine ideas to get you started on the right track...

5 ways to promote your blog by commenting on others

From socialmediaslant.com

Commenting on other blogs in your niche is a great tactic to increase the visibility of your own blog. For example, you get to connect and build relationships with other writers, tap into a new audience, and create opportunities for guest posting.
Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com's curator insight, August 26, 2015 2:00 PM


There are many ways to grow readership for your blog. Commenting is one of the most effective one. 


But of course, you have to do it right. In this post, I share some ideas that I have experimented with for years. They all work!

Google+: A quick look at Collections

From socialmediaslant.com

Interested in leveraging Collections for your business? This quick guide is for you!
Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com's curator insight, July 8, 2015 3:23 PM


Do you know that Google+ Collections can help you increase engagement on your posts? 


Here is a quick introduction to this new feature, with tips and suggestions. 

10 key elements for page optimization in 2015 (Infographic)

From socialmediaslant.com

A few months ago, I shared a very good infographic that explains how to optimize your website pages and blog posts. After looking at it several times, I felt that there were a few things missing. So, I did some research to find a more detailed infographic. SurePayroll's caught my attention. It's really well done!
Marco Favero's curator insight, May 9, 2015 6:19 AM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

Jayne Courts's curator insight, May 9, 2015 6:54 AM

If you need your website reviewed for content then please contact us http://ht.ly/MJvex ;

Twitter monitoring: Surprise your readers with this tip

From socialmediaslant.com

Do you know who shares your content on Twitter? Your answer will probably go like this: “I use the mentions feature. So, yes I do.” Actually, you are wrong. You can only spot half the shares.
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7 tips to write stellar blog posts

From socialmediaslant.com

Do you know that only two in 10 of your visitors will read your articles until the end? People don't have time to waste. They want to find the information they need quickly and easily. And it has to be presented in a friendly manner. Today, let's go back to the basics. Here are seven tips to format your blog posts so that they get read -- and shared.


Read the article at http://socialmediaslant.com/tips-write-stellar-blog-posts/


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Alicia Rodriguez Ruiz's curator insight, November 25, 2014 2:55 AM

Throug this Slideshare presentation Cendrine Marrouat teaches us how to write awesome posts for our Blogs. Must Read

Marco Favero's curator insight, November 25, 2014 2:58 AM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

10 tips to speed up your WordPress blog

From socialmediaslant.com

Do you know that you have between three and five seconds to impress the visitors of your blog? If they do not find what they need within that short amount of time, they will leave -- and never come back. Good user experience does not stop at quality design and content. People do not have time to waste; they expect pages to load fast. And search engines like Google may also consider site speed a factor for ranking.
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25+ websites to find free images for your blog and projects

From socialmediaslant.com

In this day and age, writing high-quality articles is not enough. Visitors want to be entertained visually as well. Adding images to your content will certainly make a difference in the experience of your audience. It will also increase your chances of being found in search engine results.
wanderingsalsero's curator insight, August 7, 2014 6:01 AM

This is a subject of continual value to anybody who blogs... which includes me.

Should I promote others?

From socialmediaslant.com

A while ago, someone asked me the following question: If I promote others, especially my competitors, on social media, won't this do my brand a disservice? Let me answer with a personal story.
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Create beautiful images and graphics in minutes with Canva

From socialmediaslant.com

Visual content has always reigned supreme. Including nice images and graphics in your articles is always a plus. However, what do you do when you do not take pictures yourself or have no designing skills? You use a tool like Canva.
Nine0Media's curator insight, March 31, 2014 2:10 PM

#Nine0Media 

Eija Miranda Silventoinen's curator insight, June 4, 2014 3:07 PM

Esitteiden, Facebookin kansikuvan, käyntikorttien yms. toteutukseen. Lukuisia valmiita pohjia, joita voi muokata mieleisekseen. 

20+ ideas for your next post

From socialmediaslant.com

All bloggers have to deal with lack of inspiration once in a while. Actually, if you are reading this post, you are probably going through a bout of writer's block right now.
Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com's comment, April 2, 2014 12:09 AM
@Hector Ariceaga would you mind expanding on your idea a bit?
Kim Pearlstein's curator insight, April 7, 2014 10:55 PM

Great ideas for blog posts...

Hector Ariceaga's comment, April 22, 2014 3:08 PM
@Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com I was thinking something like this http://unbounce.com/content-marketing/how-to-create-a-successful-editorial-calendar/

Blogging for a global audience: An interview with Cendrine Marrouat

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Today, I was the guest of #BizHeroes, a weekly Twitter chat organized and hosted by Paper.li. The team wanted me to discuss the topic of blogging for a global audience.
Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com's curator insight, March 25, 2014 5:46 PM


Did you miss my interview on Twitter? That's ok!


Here are the highlights, plus some gems shared by participants. 


It was so much fun!

This week on #BizHeroes: Blogging for a global audience w/ @cendrinemedia

From blog.paper.li

Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com:


Join Paper.li and myself tomorrow at 2 p.m. ET for a special Twitter chat. We'll talk about blogging for a global audience.


It's going to be a lot of fun. Click the link to see the questions I'll answer. Feel free to weigh in, of course! The more participants, the merrier.


And for those who can't be there, I plan on sharing the highlights of the chat on my blog.


http://blog.paper.li/2014/03/this-week-on-bizheroes-blogging-for.html

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What is valuable and relevant content? (Infographic)

From socialmediaslant.com

Following my second article in my weekly free advice series, I decided to create a simple infographic to make the information clearer for you. I hope you will find it useful.
Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com's comment, March 19, 2014 11:29 PM
Thank you so much for sharing my infographic @Martin (Marty) Smith!
Nicoletta Gay's curator insight, March 20, 2014 8:07 AM

See also: http://socialmediaslant.com/what-is-valuable-and-relevant-content/ ;

mark ivey 's curator insight, March 21, 2014 11:45 AM

It's not rocket science. Good content must be compelling/engaging, audience- targeted, timely and consistent (take note of the "take note" section-smart reminder tips) 

What is valuable and relevant content?

From socialmediaslant.com

A couple of days ago, I shared a picture on social networks that showed how much traffic Social Media Slant had received in February 2014. The blog keeps growing steadily and I love letting others know about it. The picture led to a short but interesting conversation with Blogger and Social Media Advocate, Valerie Van Spengen, on Twitter. She and I agreed that the success of a blog (and the brand behind it) depends on the relevancy and value of its content.
Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com's curator insight, March 13, 2014 4:46 PM


This article is inspired by a recent conversation I had with someone on Twitter. Valuable and relevant content truly depends on your audience, and it's important to keep that in mind when you blog or share content with others. 

Alexander Abramov's curator insight, March 13, 2014 7:31 PM

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5 quick tips for efficient blog promotion

From socialmediaslant.com

When I ask people what their most pressing question about blogging is, I know they will usually say the following: "How do I promote my blog without breaking the bank?"

Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com's curator insight, February 12, 2014 3:45 PM


Nothing beats the basics, right? Well, this is the goal of this slide deck. Easy tips to promote your blog for free. 

Want free pictures for your blog or website? Try Unsplash.com

From socialmediaslant.com

If you are looking for free-to-use, high-resolution photos, you should head over Unsplash.com. The site only features images that carry the CC0 licence, which means that the photographers have waiv...
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