You’ve probably read it in one of our posts or somewhere else, domain or website authority is a huge search engine optimization (SEO) boost. However, you might still be puzzled at how to actually improve it. To increase your website authority takes time and a lot more than just ticking off a few checkboxes. Before you dive in, do note that there’s no lazy and quick way of doing it.[Read more…]
Of course, many of these blogs flop or are quickly abandoned. Successful blogs, on the other hand, contain some common elements that make them reader friendly and very popular.
One of these is that they feature credible, well-researched information.
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As someone who is somewhat new to the world of blogging, I found myself questioning many of the great blog posts. I assume that the blog community deems an article “great” when it gets more than 50 tweets or a lot of LinkedIn shares. The articles had great information, but there was one thing I couldn’t get past—the cheese. The majority of these articles had a long introduction that was cheesy and then a conclusion that summed up the cheesy metaphor. While some articles were clever and creative, I found the majority to be cheesy.
I continued to write my own blog posts and as time went on, I found that I was beginning to sound cheesy. I wanted something original, so I would force some extended metaphor onto the article. It started to seem as though this type of language was the mark of a good blog, so I began to adopt this tone. This led me to wonder: Have all the other bloggers done the same? Does anyone really like a cheesy sounding blog post, or is that just expected?
I decided to weigh the pros and the cons of the issue to see if the annoyance is actually beneficial: