So, you finally set up the blog you’ve been talking about at every family gathering for the last 5 years. Maybe you consider yourself a WordPress-wizard, a dabbler in the dark arts of internet blogging. Even if you are just a newbie, the sense of accomplishment in running your own website can be a huge boost. However, in the age of Twitter and Facebook, you have to find a way to stand out from the crowd of blogs and e-businesses clogging up the internet. Knowing the ins and outs of your WordPress platform can give you an edge in making your site more appealing to visitors. It’s worth asking yourself if you really are getting the most out of WordPress. [Read more…]
As you look for ways to enhance your blog and increase engagement with readers, you should be exploring new blogging strategies and techniques. In particular, it would be wise to prioritize relevancy and publish more timely content that strikes a chord with readers in the moment.
5 Tips for More Timely Content
When it comes to blogging, there are two types of content that perform extremely well: evergreen content and timely/newsworthy content. And while each has its own benefits, timely content is extremely valuable when you’re looking to drive traffic and backlinks. But even more so, it increases engagement.
Even if you normally stick to evergreen topics, it’s not as hard as you think to switch gears and begin publishing timely content. Here are some tips you might find useful: [Read more…]