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Create your own Click-To-Tweet and follow links

September 19, 2014 - 21:11 | 2 replies

If you have a Twitter button or widget on your website you are already using Twitter Web Intents. Also if you are using a third party service or plugin to create a Click-To-Tweet link on your website they most likely are created using Web Intents. But you don't have to use a Twitter widget or a service or plugin to...

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The poor misunderstood bounce rate

September 10, 2014 - 01:47 | 4 replies

Quite popular and highly valued bloggers keep sharing misinformation about bounce rate. According to them it means the time your audience members spend time on your site. Bounce rate has very little to do with the time and in most cases it has nothing to do with it. A person can spend half an hour on your site and...

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How to get more clicks from your email newsletter

August 31, 2014 - 23:41 | 2 replies

One of the main things in newsletter stats include is the engagement, how many people clicked the links on the email. Right after if not alongside the amount of how many people opened the email at the first place, the link clicks are usually seen as the most important metric of the influence of an email newsletter....

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The key to success with social media and other online marketing

August 30, 2014 - 16:03 | 0 replies

Often I see people using social media and web in general in a certain way: They post things and wait for stuff to happen. In reality if you build it they will come is rarely the case. Unless you have a fan base to start with no-one will even know about that thing you posted. Or at least very few will know about them...

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The reality about getting comments

August 17, 2014 - 17:10 | 4 replies

Getting comments on your blog, your Facebook posts and Instagram photos is so hard! Some days comments pour in, some days everything is quiet. Sometimes someone will respond privately, on an email or otherwise. There's all sorts of advice on how to get more blog comments. Nice ideas, but it gets really frustrating...

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Get on blogging, chapter 8 – Blogs to check out

August 16, 2014 - 01:14 | 4 replies

Get on blogging is a series about blogging and becoming a blogger. This chapter will showcase some blogs to seek for inspiration, example and pass time. Do you want to buy things because they are in pretty packages? Admittedly, I do quite often. Lovely Package is a blog filled with packages and package design and...

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Get on blogging, chapter 7 – Alternative means of expression

August 9, 2014 - 15:27 | 0 replies

Get on blogging is a weekly series about blogging and becoming a blogger. In this lucky chapter seven you will find out about alternative ways of blogging. Is writing long format not your thing? Would something else work better for you? Are you skilled with drawing, photography or maybe creating haikus? Blogging has...

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Get on blogging, chapter 6 – Comments, traffic and shares

July 31, 2014 - 15:07 | 2 replies

Get on blogging is a weekly series about blogging and becoming a blogger. This chapter is all about measurements and analytics. How will you know if anyone reads your blog? What if nobody will comment? Are analytics telling you your blog is in trouble? Some people are way too obsessed about the measurements of a blog...

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Get on blogging, chapter 5 – Let it fly

July 25, 2014 - 01:34 | 2 replies

Get on blogging is a weekly series about blogging and becoming a blogger. In this fifth chapter I get into marketing your blog and posts. How will readers find your content? You build it and they will come! That would be really something, wouldn't it? You'd only have to concentrate on writing and creating....

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Get on blogging, chapter 4 – It's all about the looks

July 17, 2014 - 22:12 | 0 replies

Get on blogging is a weekly series about blogging and becoming a blogger. In this chapter I will talk about the design and looks of your blog. Are images important? How can you make your blog look better? Are the looks the first priority of your blogging efforts? When you get on blogging one of the things you are...

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