How 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.