Grow Your Blog With Social Media

social media blog optimizationBy Tamara Tanney, @itstamaragt

Whether you are a veteran blogger or new on the scene, there is no question that social media plays a huge role in the growth and influence of your blog. Done are the days where traditional marketing is the only way to maximize our reach. The new wave of social media marketing allows blogs, business owners, brands, and individuals share their message and knowledge with a plethora of users from around the world. For those heavily committed to blogging, this also helps them rake in some money!

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Blogging 101- what makes good blog post?

Guest blogger Mike Raven

By Mike Raven, @ravenswingthog

Hi, I’m Mike, and I promise the reason for this image of my asleep under a pink duvet will be discussed later.

So, you’ve decided to write a blog post. Maybe it’s for your own personal blog, or for a work one. Perhaps it’s to do with your career, a hobby of yours, or just something from everyday life.

But how do you make a good post?  This isn’t a small pond – the reality is that around 2 million blog posts are created each and every day. There’s a lot of choice out there.

So how do you write a post that people view, like, and be shared?

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