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Using Homemade Graphics to Spice Up Your Blog

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Every good blogger knows that her site will be incomplete without pictures. Photos and graphics, even homemade graphics, break up the written content, help to illustrate difficult concepts that would otherwise require paragraphs of text, catch the reader's eye, and add a certain flair, flavor and uniqueness to your site or blog, setting it apart from the competition.

Unfortunately, the classic advice regarding blogs and images goes something like this: Unless you double as a graphic designer, it's best to outsource image creation to a professional.

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How to Make People Love Your Blog

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Think back to your days in high school for a moment. Do you remember the popular kids in your class? Why did they always seem to attract the most attention? Were they good looking, funny, smart, athletic, or controversial? Did they offer something unique and buzz-worthy? Whatever they did have to offer, many of the kids in school either wanted it and/or looked up to it.

These same exact principles can be applied to blogging and, more specifically, your blog site. When you are successful at creating a popular blog you really do become the "cool kid on the block."

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How to Improve Readability in your Blog

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So you are a blogger? Almost every day you are at that keyboard, plodding away, coming up with your next brilliant idea and carefully crafting your next blog post. Day in and day out, you really commit to your blog - your heart, your soul, and everything that you perceive to be valuable to your readers is in there.

But you may find yourself asking, "Why isn't everybody reading my blog posts? Where are all the comments that individuals are supposed to write about my blog posts? Settle down, I'm here to help. Here are some tips on how to improve the readability of your blog posts.

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Five Things That Make Your Wordpress Blog Look Professional

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It is estimated that nearly one hundred new blogs are started every minute. Simple math dictates that a single day presents tens of thousands of potential new competitors that are intent on stealing your readership. How then do you construct a successful Wordpress blog that will allow you to stay ahead of the competition?

Obviously, your blog needs to contain interesting and useful content. However, regardless of how captivating the content may be, it won't turn heads and capture the number of visitors that you are looking for unless it looks and feels professional.

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How to Write a Blog in 30 Minutes or Less

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Blogs have become a common addition to many websites across a large array of different and diverse industry types - and for good reason. Maintaining and operating a blog is an excellent way to provide useful information to your visitors/customers, improve traffic to your website, and increase brand recognition.

As the Internet continues to increase in speed, meeting deadlines become more critical. For online entrepreneurs this means learning to generate new content rapidly. For these reasons, it is important to learn to write a blog post quickly and professionally.

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