The Best Blogging and Social Media Articles Around the Community – Weekend Love

community building, The Best Blogging and Social Media Articles Around the Community   Weekend LoveHow was this week for you? Was it productive for you? It has been a very productive week for me. I have started a guest blogging contest which has now been extended to 15th May and the prizes have increased to a worth of 1452$. If you have not participated in it already, then do so now!.

Finally, weekend has arrived and it is the best time to take a break and relax for some time and pump in some inspiration. This article is just for pumping the creative juice in you. A resource of the best articles that are shared in the community.

To be included in this roundup, you just need to participate in the discussions by commenting on the articles at Blog Godown and also you can start interacting to me at twitter and I may go to your blog and link to your article in the next link roundup.

Blogging Tips From Community

Following articles share a different perspective on blogging and these articles can help you be an improved blogger.

An Untraditional Look at Blog Commenting

A different approach towards blog commenting. Comments are often seen as a sense of validation of their work. It just explains why there is a need of discussions, why should one leave a comment. Why commenting for the reasons of links is not a very good thing.

How NOT to lose your mind blogging – what to do when you have a block

An insightful article on what to do when you face a writer’s block, i.e when you don’t know what to write or you are just out of ideas. Writer’s block is faced by many bloggers and one just has to face it. This article shows you how to do it.

Is your blog a failure or a success?

This article answers questions like What are your thoughts on blog success and blog failure? How do you define a successful blog? How do you determine whether your blog is successful or not? How do you make failing blog a success?. It talks about being consistent, taking breaks and inviting guest bloggers in order to succeed.

Blogging Jobs – 7 ways to find one

As a blogger, you would like to make money from your writing experience. This article gives 7 tips to find a writing job as a freelance blogger.

Social Media Articles From The Community

8 Ways Businesses Should Use Social Media

This article presents 8 ways that businesses can use social media to learn more about themselves and their industry as well as get more involved with their clients and communities interested in what they have to offer. A must read if you want to grow your business through social media.

How to Get Targeted Twitter Followers Fast

Building a quality following is hard. This post explains how to build a following and how to maintain it. An important point to note is that it gives importance to conversation to build a relationship.

How to Optimize Google Buzz for Social Network Benefits

An article on how to make the most of google buzz for blog marketing and social media marketing purposes.

Blog Godown – Blog Post Rewind

A weekend capsule of the articles published in the previous week at Blog Godown.

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How To Use Email Marketing To Draw More People To Your Website

An article that talks about how to run a successful email marketing campaign if you are starting a business. Some tips that will increase the click through rate of your email marketing campaign.

5 Conversion Rate Optimization Tips for Bloggers

Bloggers are always thinking about ways to increase the level of engagement in their blogs. The article focuses on tips that help in decreasing the bounce rate and in increasing discussion in blogs. These tips are very important for a design that wants to attract the attention of the reader.

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Each and every blogger tries to maximize their traffic. To improve their organic traffic they use search engine optimization techniques. They don’t target image search, which can be a good source of traffic. Also an important tip on nofollowing links to prevent penalization by google.

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The Great Social Media Debate : Twitter Monetization. Is it Ethical?

It is the second dose of the popular social media debate series. It starts a discussion on the most debated matter, making money via twitter. It lists the pros and cons of making money via twitter. A lot of people have shared their experiences in comments.

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Millions of blogs are launched each year and making an impact in such a competitive online world is very difficult. This post lists 5 important steps that should be performed if you want to develop a power blog of your own.

8 Twitter Mistakes that can Destroy your Twitter Reputation

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Many Twitter users are unaware of the things they do that tick off people. Twitter is considered in terms of quantity instead of quality and that is what is considered to be there biggest mistake. Some of these twitter mistakes, if repeated can totally demolish your twitter influence

Articles Shared on Social Media

These are links that were shared on my twitter stream and were often retweeted.

What you have in mind?

What do you think of the articles shared above. Has it inspired you to do something good or to blog better. What are your plans for the weekend? For me it is a little promotion for our blog and also some work regarding the guest blogging competition.

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  • Kristi

    Thanks for including my article!

    In terms of Twitter monetization, it was definitely bound to happen. I think that some users will find they will lose followers because they lose their followers trust (and probably annoy them) if they start over tweeting ads vs. valuable information.
    .-= Kristi´s last blog ..Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Internet Marketing Internship =-.

    • Gautam

      Your article was good, i liked the way u started with adding twitter followers and then engaging with them

  • Kiesha @ WeBlogBetter

    Hi Gautam! Thank you – I really appreciate you featuring my article here among all these other awesome posts. This was a wonderful surprise that truly made my day!
    .-= Kiesha @ WeBlogBetter´s last blog ..Blogging Lessons from a Two-Year-Old Boy =-.

    • Gautam

      Kieshs, Love your work and you are providing, some really awesome stuff which is good for bloggers alike.

  • Hesham @ FamousBloggers

    Nice share Gautam, and thanks for the link!

    I have increased my followers by following the tips of tweeting useful content and give promotion to others!
    .-= Hesham @ FamousBloggers´s last blog ..How To Write An About Page that Tells your Visitors why they Should Listen =-.

  • Onibalusi Bamidele

    Hi Gautams,
    This are all great posts, I will have to check them out soon.
    .-= Onibalusi Bamidele´s last blog ..Get over 1000 new unique visitors to your website every month =-.

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  • WebTechWise

    Great collection of resources, I already read two of them and bookmarked the rest, thanks
    .-= WebTechWise´s last blog ..Using Akismet? Check Your Spam Box for Legitimate Comments =-.

  • Web Space


    Really good article. I am going to link this article from my website Web space Providers

  • DiTesco

    Good wrap up Gautam. Many of these articles I have already read. Heading off now for those that I have not. Thumbs up
    .-= DiTesco´s last blog ..Make Money Online With Sponsored Comments: TalkAhead =-.

    • Gautam

      Thanks Ditesco :) I hope you like my other wrap ups as well

  • Ching Ya

    Thank you for including my article about Google Buzz, Gautam. Recently I have been busy but a kind gesture like this really made my day. It means a lot, appreciate it. All the best to your blogging contest!

    Social/Blogging Tracker
    .-= Ching Ya´s last blog ..4 Major Tips to Personalize Your Twitter Background =-.

    • Gautam

      Hey, anytime Ching.
      You put out an awesome amount of effort in commenting at my blog and making presence felt. Also you have a damn good blog out there
      .-= Gautam´s last blog ..Traffic Building Tips For Designers and Developers =-.