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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 Often Should You Blog?

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Have you made the effort, worked through the hassle and put up the money to finally get that fancy website where publishing blog posts is a reality for your business or personal needs? Is it shiny, fancy and complete with bells and whistles? If so, now what?

Creating content and becoming an authority might be a worthwhile goal. But how do you go about doing that in light of all the other pressing, important tasks required? Questions are often asked of Internet experts and online marketers related to how often blog posts should be written and posted to your blog.

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Why Aren't You Blog Commenting Right Now?

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Regularly making comments on blogs can be a great marketing strategy for almost any website. There are millions of users who read and comment on blogs every day. Smart marketers are able to attract these readers to their website or blog by commenting on blogs related to their topic.

Starting is easy. The only tools required are a computer, a wireless Internet service provider and solid people-relation skills. Having some marketing background to help boost conversations and comments to the next level is good to have as well.

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4 Strategies to Make Your Blog More Interesting

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As a blog writer, one of your primary objectives is to obtain the ability to attract readers and convert them into repeat visitors will largely determine whether your web site succeeds or fails.

In order to build a large and devoted readership base and to increase the overall value of your blog site, you will need to post, with a high frequency and in real-time, content that is interesting, informative, and valuable to your readers by using a clear and concise sentence structure. Below are four proven strategies and approaches that are designed to make your blog posts more interesting.

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