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Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

Posted By Stacey Roberts 23rd of January 2016 Blog News 2

Reading Roundup: What's new in blogging this week /

Welcome to the weekend! (Well, Friday if you’re in the northern hemisphere!). Where we are it’s the wind up of summer school holidays, the last weekend before routine and structure begins. Wherever you are, I hope it’s a great one.

Let’s learn stuff!

What’s new in blogging this week

12 Work Hacks to Keep You Sharp And Focused Throughout the Day // Huffington Post Australia

I’m a big fan of #9 and I will tell anyone who sits still long enough to listen. If you work from home especially, pay attention!

10 Must-Read Resources That’ll Change The Way You Write Blog Posts, Emails, Optins and More // Edgar

If you don’t know, then learn from the experts! Edgar have rounded up the top advice they’ve read on the most common issues we all face.

Top 6 Mistakes Marketers Make on YouTube Influencer Campaigns // Kissmetrics

This post will be useful to you both if you are a marketer looking to work with YouTubers, and also bloggers who are looking to work with brands. Find the gap in the relationship that leads to these six mistakes and do your best to plug it.

How to Craft the Perfect Tweet // Enterpreneur

Nailing the perfect combination that readers can’t help but engage with.

11 Things to Do Now to Keep Your AdWords Healthy in 2016 // Search Engine Land

Nobody wants to upset Google, so jump on the trends for this year and ensure that when you create (and pay for!) an ad, that it’s getting seen by the right people.

How to Find Amazing Content for Your Social Media Calendar (and Save Yourself Hours of Work!) // Business2Community

If you’re looking for other content to share to balance out your own, this post has tons of great ideas.


How to Use Images on Social Media to Add Value Part 1: Social Media Images, Sizes, Best Practices,and Tools // Top Rank Blog

Quite a number of image-creation programs I’ve not used before, have you?

15 Hidden Instagram Hacks and Features Everyone Should Know About // Hubspot

I love number one, but it requires also contravening my life laws from the first link, so I don’t do it. I was also pretty impressed with the flight mode stuff. Creep away!

How to Convert Blog Traffic into Customers with CTAs: The Complete Guide // Grow & Convert

I love anytime someone walks me through a Google Analytics Goal and this is no exception. Don’t forget to sign up to be notified when the other posts in the series are published.

How to Get Featured on Large Publications Without Guest Posting // Sumome

A fantastic idea for those of us who have huge back catalogues, but not much time to create new content for other publications. Let me know if it works for you!

So what have you learned this week? Happy to chat in the comments!

Stacey Roberts is the Managing Editor of a writer, blogger, and full-time word nerd balancing it all with being a stay-at-home mum. She writes about all this and more at Veggie Mama. Chat with her on Twitter @veggie_mama, follow on Pinterest for fun and useful tips, peek behind the curtain on Instagram, or be entertained on Facebook.

  1. I’m typically not fond of HuffPo, but that list of 12 “hacks” (I’m not fond of the term “hacks” either, for that matter) was actually pretty helpful :)

  2. Hi,

    I’m starting a website for my freelancing business. I’m bilingual and I’m not sure if posting in both languages is good. I write in both languages but I want to focus more in English.

    – What is your experience in bilingual websites? (Specialized in freelancer writers)
    – Does having two languages affects SEO?
    – If someone knows any bilingual websites, please share the links.

    thanks for the help!

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