5 Reasons Why Your WordPress Business Should Have a Blog

The line, “If you build it, he will come,” may have worked for Kevin Costner’s character in Field of Dreams, but such advice doesn’t necessarily ring true online.

It doesn’t matter how much time you spend carefully crafting a beautiful and functional site. Without visitors it may as well be a piece of paper flapping about in the breeze.

So how do you drive traffic to your site?

Blogging can offer a relatively simple way to increase your page views, build authority in your niche and connect with new and existing customers, all while promoting and reinforcing your brand.

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The Ultimate Guide to Photoblogging With WordPress

Are you a photographer or a blogger who likes sharing photos on your website? Are you looking to start a photoblog using WordPress?

If so, then congratulations! You have come to the right place: in this article, I shall be taking a look at certain key points that one must bear in mind when creating a photoblog using WordPress.

1. Ok, So Do I Need To Do Any Homework?
Apparently, yes. Before you actually upload the images (and, more importantly, while you are uploading your images), you need to take care of certain points, starting with the following:

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How to Set Up a Curated News Aggregation Site with WordPress

WPMU DEV’s Autoblog plugin is a powerful tool that pulls in RSS feeds and publishes them to your site. Many may think that just means it’s a device for splogs (spam blogs).

While a tool like Autoblog could be used for that, there’s isn’t much point in it. Search engines learned long ago that those types of sites don’t add much, and so they’ve devalued them into near oblivion.

For most tools, their value is only fully realized in the right hands. And that’s the case for Autoblog.

The Autoblog plugin as a splog creator is pretty much worthless.

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The Lovely Blockquote

I’ve been meaning to write this column for a while, which is to say I just thought of it and it interested me a lot more than the one I had planned. Sometimes that’s the same thing, or at least I can claim it is since this is my bloody column (insert still a column link and so on) and not even The Farmer can stop me from hitting that Publish button. I guess he could unpublish stuff though, but let’s cross that bridge when we get to it, shall we?

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Live Blogging WordPress Plugins for In-the-Moment Posts

Some things are just better live.

There’s an excitement and an energy that accompany live events. Political elections, sporting events, conferences, movie openings, TV shows, and even product releases all qualify as possible worthy subjects of live coverage.

The problem with blogging a live event with WordPress is that the system is not really set up for it. When you blog a live event, you need to move fast. Trying to create a new post or even update an existing post in a quick manner can be cumbersome and slow.

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3 Simple Steps for Selling Anything With Copywriting

Hello my fellow WordPress bloggers.

In this blog, I’ll be giving you three simple steps I’ve used for over ten years to sell products and services with copywriting. Whether you’re selling in print or on the internet, these three simple steps are all you need to hit a home run with your copywriting.
Step One: List All the Features of Your Product

Start out by simply making a list of all the features of your product.

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