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Keyword Research: Why it is important to do your Homework!

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Blog Improvement Series 2

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Blog Improvement Series 2Keyword Research – It sounds like something you might have done for a school project right?! Well although you won’t be graded, the harder you work on it the better your blog and your content will perform. Why is keyword research important to blogs?     In this article, I’ll be answering the three main questions you are probably asking about Keyword Research: * So what is it? * Why bother? * How do you do it? So let’s start at the beginning.     What IS Keyword Research?   In a nutshell, it’s working out all the different variations which someone might type into a search engine in order to find your content. It’s actually a lot easier than it sounds and can take minutes to do. You can then type these keywords into your SEO for your post, page or blog. I also find it useful to do this to come up with ideas for content to make when I am having Writer’s Block!     Why is Keyword Research so important?   When you write a blog post, how do you know people are…

Watch Screen Capture Videos of Me Blogging!

Have you ever wanted to see someone else blog? What their process is and how they go about doing certain aspects of blogging? Well, I thought screen capture videos of me blogging would be a unique way to connect to you guys. So I’ve started doing screen capture videos for our new Best Buddies Patreons! To start with, I wanted to show you an example of one of the Screen Capture Video. This is a video of me blogging while editing the previous Website Development post I wrote here. This is recorded Live and in Real Time. I try to keep them between 5-20 minutes but include valuable blogging tips and hacks, and type notes to you while I capture whatever blogging task I might be recording for you!   So I couldn’t help myself. I wanted to do a video of me developing this website for the week in the series on Development. But I had been procrastinating on writing THAT VERY POST because I have been… too busy Developing… This… Website? Ironic, I know. I do a lot in this 18 min screen capture (no sound but I type to you in a notepad) including draft, assign a…

The 3 Most Important Technical Blogging Terms: SEO, DA, Analytics

One thing you can guarantee about blogging is there are A LOT of strange technical blogging terms and abbreviations! Most people come into blogging without any technical background and are baffled when they come across these technical blogging terms such as SEO, DA, and Analytics. #technicalblogging #bloggingterms #bloggingbasics #seo #domainauthority #blogbuddyp
This entry is part 6 of 10 in the series Blog Improvement Series

This entry is part 6 of 10 in the series Blog Improvement SeriesOne thing you can guarantee about blogging is there are A LOT of strange technical blogging terms and abbreviations! Most people come into blogging without any technical background and are baffled when they come across these technical blogging terms such as SEO, DA, and Analytics. Panic not! I’m here to give you a ‘Blogger Beginner’s Guide’ to the top three most important technical blogging terms you need to get to know.  And why! I should stress there are LOADS more than this, but these are the ones you are going to want to get to know about first. These are the ones which are going to help your blog really get off the ground.     How your blog gets found is with good Search Engine Optimization, or SEO   Also known as Search Engine Optimisation – this is what is going to make your website show up when people search for it.  The thing is, how will people no to search for you if they don’t know you exist?  Well, when you write blog posts, you will use certain words and terms. Then, when someone types in those…