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When Should You Make Links Nofollow?

Links, either internal or outbound, can be marked as dofollow or nofollow. A dofollow link is the default. It's just a normal link. No attribute is required to make a link follow.A no-follow link is the alternative. By making a link nofollow, you're basically telling Google that this particular link should not be be given any credit in regards to rankings in search resu [...]

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Why Publishing Long-Form Content Is Often Bad Practice

You've probably heard it a million times before. Write long-form content if you want that content to rank!I call bullsh#t.If someone tells you to always publish long-form content, without any further explanation and no context, then that is very poor advice.I know many may not agree with me, but please read on to find out why I think publishing long-form content is [...]

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Which Web Host to Choose for Your WordPress Blog

If you've read my honest and in-depth DreamHost review, you will know that I'm a big fan of this reliable web host. But I'm also very much aware of the fact that DreamHost may not be for everyone.I've been involved in the world of blogging, Internet marketing and technical website management long enough to know what to look for in a good web host. As such, I am recommending [...]

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DreamHost Review (Powerful and Flexible Web Hosting)

Since first starting out as a blogger and affiliate marketer, I have used several web hosts, such as DreamHost, GoDaddy and Bluehost, and always with mixed results.A few years ago, I moved the majority of my sites over to DreamHost, initially on a Shared Hosting account, and later upgraded to VPS.That was one of the best decisions I have ever made in my blogging career. [...]

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Sponsored Blog Posts (8 Things to Keep in Mind)

One of the many ways to monetize a blog is by accepting sponsored blog posts. In fact, for many blogs out there this is by far the biggest revenue generator.But sponsored content also has its drawbacks that you need to be aware of. If not managed very well, sponsored content can put your blog at risk of traffic loss.There are many different types of sponsored digital co [...]

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Mediavine Review (How I Made the Switch from AdSense and Increased Revenue)

Earlier this year I switched one of my websites from AdSense to Mediavine.You may or may not have heard of Mediavine before, but in a nutshell, they manage and optimize ads on your website, exclusively. They do it such that monthly revenue is as high as possible while maintaining the best user experience.Display advertising with Mediavine is very much hands-off. All you [...]

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9 Annoying Instagram Habits You Should Break

I have a love/hate relationship with Instagram. It's a fun social media platform that can work really well in so many ways. But it's how some people use Instagram that can make it a bit of an annoying place to hang out.The point of Instagram is, or was, to share creative snapshots with your followers and the rest of the world. But some users take certain Instagram habits an [...]

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How to Grow Your Instagram Followers Organically

Many bloggers skip Instagram in favor of Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter. But with the right strategy and mindset, Instagram can do wonders for your blog's brand awareness and also traffic.For many bloggers though, Instagram is still a bit of a mysterious beast. It works fundamentally different from other social media channels and figuring out how to get the most out of Ins [...]

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