It’s the weekend again (with bonus school holidays for some!) and the wrap-up of blogging goodies online. No matter how much I think I’ve read on a topic, there’s always something I learn, or a new perspective to take that I haven’t explored yet.
How to Boost Your Engagement with Visual Content // Social Media Examiner
Definitely a few new ideas I hadn’t thought of yet, and links to the tools that make them.
6 Aspects of SEO the Busy Entrepreneur Can Finally Stop Worrying About // Search Engine Journal
Do you agree with these? They definitely gave me food for thought. I do like the idea of link earning rather than link building.
Why Your Colleagues Still Won’t Share Your Blog Post // Hootsuite
Yeah sure, we know the science behind how to get shared, but what happens when it doesn’t work?
SEO Tips for Social Media Managers // Sprout Social
Solid tips that sometimes we forget. Bonus – the graphics are pretty!
I changed my blog a few months ago to a minimalist theme and I cannot recommend it highly enough. No, it won’t work for everybody, but it’s pleasing to the eye and keeps the focus on the content. Is your website too busy?
The Perfect Anatomy of a Modern Web Writer // Copyblogger
With bonus infographic! This is for everyone who is a web writer, who wants to become one, or who wants to hire one. Tons and tons of useful info here.
Errbody’s talking about it: but what’s actually happening with the Facebook “dislike” button? It’s actually more about empathy. What are your thoughts?
10 Common Mistakes When Setting up Audiences in AdWords // Search Engine Land
I’ve been looking into AdWords lately, so this came at the right time. Learn from the mistakes of others, eh?
Everything from the effect of word count on social shares to the number of links’ effect on organic traffic, they’ve really crunched the numbers on this one. Fascinating stuff.
Have you been overlooking these too?
What news have you read lately that taught you something?
Stacey Roberts is the Managing Editor of ProBlogger.net: 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 or be entertained on Facebook.