How to Implement Effective SEO for Your Blog Posts | 4-min Fast Track Video Ep #2

Does the mere thought of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) make you cringe? Well, when you find out how easily you can implement SEO into your blog posts – and how much free traffic it could bring your way – you might start to feel a little differently.

That’s right….free traffic!

I’m sharing the exact steps to take to implement effective SEO into your blog posts!

You’ll learn:

Why consistency is key
How to structure your posts
How to decide on your keywords and where to include them
What you don’t want to forget to do with your blog post image

If you want an easy and legitimate way to […]

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6 Secrets for Finding Blog Topics to Improve SEO

Despite the changes that have taken place over the last few years, the foundation for online business success has a foundation of blogging.

Why do I say this? Because, even with all of the changes that Google has put us through lately, they still index and rank your website based on the quality of the content you offer.

In other words, if you’re not posting quality information on a regular basis, Google will ignore you!

In a previous post, Strategic Blogging: Finding Subjects to Blog About & How to Structure Your Blog Posts, I shared with you one of my favorite exercises […]

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Authentic Leader Webcast Episode #6: Ways to Get More Traffic to Your Website

Everyone’s burning question always seems to be around, “How do I get more traffic to my website?!” which is exactly why this episode was created.

I am about to take you on a deep dive experience about the top 4 strategies to get more eyes viewing your work – but caution – if your website isn’t setup properly, you won’t take advantage of the visitors when they do come running toward you.

To optimize your website results, you can also check out this episode: What’s Missing In Your Website That’s Hurting Your […]

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What Will Happen If You Don’t Publish Content on a Regular Basis

Are you struggling with the “I don’t have any time!!” syndrome?

Do you feel like you are constantly trying to catch up and never seem to have control over what you’re doing?

Trust me when I tell you, this is NOT an effective way to run a business long-term. If you are in a constant state of fight-or-flight in your business you will burn out and not produce the kind of *consistent* results that are absolutely necessary to big success.

Now hopefully I’ve caught your attention.

The decay

If you get sidetracked or delayed and you’re publishing a blog post here and there, or on social media as […]

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5 Ways to Make Sure Your Following Sees and Reads Your Blog Posts

Do you worry more people aren’t getting a notice when you have a new blog post available?

If you’re like most bloggers, you spend time to create a quality how-to post that you know will help lots of people, yet you lack confidence that the material is actually being seen.

Add a post to all of your social media networks. You may experience the temptation to “automate” these posts on Facebook and Twitter but don’t do this! The automated programs will make a post saying “Read my latest post” and offer the link. The problem is this post doesn’t engage your following, […]

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Why You Need to Be on Google+

Google+ (Plus) is a social network that is taking the Internet by storm. Google+ is Google’s version of Facebook. When this network first came out it felt like a bust. The features were different enough from Facebook that I think it just confused users. Also, everyone was grunting about “another social network to manage.”

However, more and more people are using this social media network for a variety of reasons so it is my suggestion that you get on the social network immediately if you’re not already on it.

Why You Need to Be on Google+

Search […]

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Image Search Engine Optimization for Increased Exposure

Have you ever searched under Google Images?

You’ll go to Google.com, click on the top Images tab, and enter your search phrase such as “balloons” and a slew of images come up.

But have you wondered how images get there? Or how you can get YOUR images listed under your industry top search phrases for better exposure?

Most website owners will take photos with a digital camera and upload those photos direct to their website as-is. The problem is that your camera will create a file name such as IMG_2D87364.jpg for that image.

The key is to change that file name to one with […]

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3 Tricks to Develop Blog Post Content People Want to Read + 1 More

We’ve seen it time and time again where we type in a search phrase into Google and an old, outdated blog pops up. (Well, that won’t last anymore, click here to see why, but that’s the way it has been until now.) A blog that someone started, wrote a few posts and bailed. Why they don’t just tear down the site from the Internet altogether, I don’t know.

My sunny theory: I don’t think the blog owner got lazy, but rather, they didn’t know what to say! How many times have you thought, “I should write a blog […]

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To All Those Newbie Bloggers Who Don’t Yet Believe the Power of Blogging….

I, like many of you, just heard about Google+Pages. Being the total geek I am, I instantly raced to Google+ and set up my own business page.

This post isn’t about Google+ Pages, but I do intend to write one once there’s a little more to share about it. For now you can add your description, photo, same ‘ole — but I still of course suggest you set one up for yourself!

What’s fun (and sometimes frustrating) about playing with online tools is that I feel like I’m living in a pin ball machine. My attention pings from one place to another […]

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DIY (Effective!) Search Engine Optimization for WordPress Users – Get Results!

You’ve heard the buzz before, “You need SEO – Search Engine Optimization!” Most don’t know what that means – and that is OK. Today’s post is for you.

When you publish a new page or post, Google “spiders” (automated software) scan the page for “keywords”. These spiders are analyzing everything about that page to determine where to index that page within the billions of pages in the Google search engine. Once you’re in the habit of optimizing your blog posts (and pages), you will see major benefits and a dramatic increase in website traffic.

If you go to Google […]

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