Happy Friday all! I hope everyone had a fruitful and productive first week back to the grind after celebrating the Holidays. I don’t know if it was just me, but it can be so difficult to get back into the swing of things after celebrating Holidays when they happen in the middle of the week and your days get thrown off. I also hope that you were able to stay warm amidst the bitter cold that swept across most of the country. If you did not get a chance to read the posts on Blogelina this week, you can do so below:
- Essential WordPress Plugins for SEO
- New Year, New Series – Writing Tips for Bloggers
- 4 Effective Ways to Increase Blog Traffic
Like I said last week, this is a great time to start thinking about your blogging goals for this New Year if you haven’t done so already. What is something you’re wanting to accomplish with your blog this year and what have you done to start on that?
As always, there was a plethora of great blog posts this week. If you’re looking for some weekend reading, then I encourage you to check out some of my favorite blog posts from the week. Have a great weekend everyone!
Blog Post of the Week
How to Know if Your Social Media Activities are Working on Social Media Examiner
I loved this post over at Social Media Examiner! I’ve spoken about the importance of leveraging social media in the past as it’s such a great tool to grow your blog and reach new pairs of eyes. While it can be helpful, if you’re not analyzing it you can be flying blind and not realizing the full potential that social media offers. This can be as simple as not sharing posts at the best time for traffic to underutilizing a certain social media platform that could be bringing you even more traffic. Let’s face it, growing your blog is largely about traffic and being effective with social media plays a big role in that. If you’re looking for some actionable tips, then check out this insightful post.
The Best of the Rest
Are you looking for ways to better utilize and format your subscriber email? If so, check out this helpful post to get you started.
Where to Find Freelance Blogging Jobs on The Blog Herald
I’ve spoken before about freelancing being a great way to make money blogging. If you’re looking for resources to use in order to find those opportunities, then this is a post you’ll want to read.
5 Surefire Ways to Skyrocket Your Blogging Income on Hobby to Hot
Are you wanting to make even more money from blogging? Then read this helpful post to take your blogging income to the next level.
How to Expand Your Business Into Another City on She Owns It
If you run your own business, you know how important it can be to broaden your reach. Check out this insightful post for a possible idea.
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