8 Quick tips about your blog platform

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Sometimes it is a good idea just to put out a list of quick tips. I am re-reading the book by Pro Blogger 31 Days to Build a Better Blog and it is still just as good now as it was in 2012. Click here to view more details

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One of the first thing that he has a blogger do is write a list post. As he points out in the book there are many different ways to do a list post. I actually do list post often because my goal is to provide direct tips, ideas and concepts.

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One of the things that he brought up in the book that I do not do often is do a list without going into details. He said that sometimes people just like lists along. After thinking about it for a bit I realized how right he is. Some of my favorite blog posts from other is nothing but a list of direct tips or ideas. So here is a list of 8 things about your blog platform from me.

  1. Build your blog on WordPress. This is nothing against other platforms. WordPress just offers every plugin imaginable.
  2. Make sure that you are using a good seo plug-in such as Yoast.
  3. Sign up for askimet.
  4. Create a google analytics account.
  5. Create a google webmaster account.
  6. Don’t forget about Bing. It does matter. Create a Bing Webmaster account.
  7. Use Google XML Site Map plug-ins.
  8. Check your analytics often. You may be surprised at what you see.

About the Author

Renee is wild for WordPress and on fire to empower small business owners with the inspiration, tools and strategies for a healthy blog. SMU CAPE instructor, developer, podcaster. Follow @Iteachblogging on Twitter. Get her FREE SEO Guide Here: https://goo.gl/gGrHC2

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