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I've Got a Blog, Now What Do I Do?

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Holy Grail of Blogging. Learn How you can take your blog to the next level with WordPress plugins, and other tips and tricks.

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I've Got a Blog, Now What Do I Do?

  1. I’ve Got a Blog, Now What Do I Do? The Holy Grail of Blogging
  2. Howdy, I’m Syed...And I’m still a bit sleepy
  3. To Rent or To Own? That is the question. Credit: Seier and Paddy
  4. Self-Hosted (WordPress.org) Free WordPress.com*Full Theme Support Limited WordPress ThemesAll Plugins Allowed No Plugin UploadMonthly Expense Free!Ability to sell ADS No ADSSite Maintenance No MaintenanceFull Control Limited ControlYour Own Brand Not for Brands
  5. Did you get it right?
  6. GOALS, GOALS, GOALS
  7. "A brand should strive to own a word in the mind of the consumer." Al Reis and Laura Reis
  8. Don’t make it Confusing! Del.icio.us vs.Delicious.com Credit: Tinypoems
  9. Content is King
  10. Must Have WordPress PluginsAll of these plugins are free and can be found in the
  11. Akismet
  12. WordPress SEO by Yoast
  13. Contact Form 7 or Gravity Forms
  14. W3 Total Cache
  15. WP-DB Backup(VaultPress or BackupBuddy)
  16. Analytics
  17. (S)(E)(O)
  18. Write for the people NOT the bots…
  19. User (SEO) Friendly URLs /%category%/%postname%/
  20. Don’t be LAZY with your SEO
  21. Link Baiting List Posts Contest / Giveaways Free Tools Trending Topics Controversy / Attacks Be the First (NEWS) Credit: Toon Refugee
  22. Beautiful Designs can get you a Backlink
  23. SEO Checklist
  24. SEO Checklist‣ XML Sitemap
  25. SEO Checklist‣ XML Sitemap‣ Semantic Web Markups <h1><h2>
  26. SEO Checklist‣ XML Sitemap‣ Semantic Web Markups <h1><h2>‣ Image Tags (Alt=“”)
  27. SEO Checklist‣ XML Sitemap‣ Semantic Web Markups <h1><h2>‣ Image Tags (Alt=“”)‣ Rel=nofollow
  28. SEO Checklist‣ XML Sitemap‣ Semantic Web Markups <h1><h2>‣ Image Tags (Alt=“”)‣ Rel=nofollow‣ Limit External Links
  29. SEO Checklist‣ XML Sitemap‣ Semantic Web Markups <h1><h2>‣ Image Tags (Alt=“”)‣ Rel=nofollow‣ Limit External Links‣ Increase Internal Linking (Related Posts)
  30. “Word of Mouth Advertisement is the most effective form of advertisement”
  31. Why Should I use Social Media? Image by Sybren A. Stüvel
  32. Twi$er
  33. Twitter Checklist
  34. Twitter Checklist‣ Custom Background.
  35. Twitter Checklist‣ Custom Background.‣ Good Profile Photo.
  36. Twitter Checklist‣ Custom Background.‣ Good Profile Photo.‣ Multiple Profiles??
  37. Twitter Checklist‣ Custom Background.‣ Good Profile Photo.‣ Multiple Profiles??‣ Interesting Tweets.
  38. Twitter Checklist‣ Custom Background. ‣ Use Hashtag‣ Good Profile Photo.‣ Multiple Profiles??‣ Interesting Tweets.
  39. Twitter Checklist‣ Custom Background. ‣ Use Hashtag‣ Good Profile Photo. ‣ Retweet Button‣ Multiple Profiles??‣ Interesting Tweets.
  40. Twitter Checklist‣ Custom Background. ‣ Use Hashtag‣ Good Profile Photo. ‣ Retweet Button‣ Multiple Profiles?? ‣ Twitter Anywhere‣ Interesting Tweets.
  41. Twitter Checklist‣ Custom Background. ‣ Use Hashtag‣ Good Profile Photo. ‣ Retweet Button‣ Multiple Profiles?? ‣ Twitter Anywhere‣ Interesting Tweets. ‣ Don’t Whore Yourself.
  42. It’s not about the Quantity.
  43. Schedule Your Tweets
  44. Twit-baiting Got a Question about #WordPress? Ask @wpbeginner (Pls RT) Win a free copy of Exhibitor #WordPressTheme @prothemedesign from @wpbeginner - http://wpbeg.in/lSp8fM (RT to Enter)
  45. “Twitter Search is the bestplace to find new clients.”
  46. Facebook
  47. Facebook is the opiate of the masses. - Karl Marx (Modified)
  48. Six Step Rule
  49. Create a Fan Page
  50. Gold Rush
  51. Secure the Gold
  52. Create a Landing Page
  53. Like Button on Your Site
  54. Engage the heck out of it
  55. Digg. Stumbleupon. Reddit.
  56. The Digg / Reddit Effect
  57. The Digg / Reddit Effect‣ #1 Rule, don’t abuse digg or reddit.
  58. The Digg / Reddit Effect‣ #1 Rule, don’t abuse digg or reddit.‣ Don’t submit your own content.
  59. The Digg / Reddit Effect‣ #1 Rule, don’t abuse digg or reddit.‣ Don’t submit your own content.‣ Neither Digg nor Reddit has any SEO advantages.
  60. “Not every article deserves to be bookmarked”
  61. The Next Big Thing??
  62. Blog Comments
  63. Guest Blogging
  64. Guaranteed ExposureGet Paid to increase your reputation and get traffic to your website.
  65. Forums‣ Digitalpoint Forums‣ Problogger Forums (Paid Access)‣ Namepros Forums‣ Sitepoint Forums
  66. Network, Network, Network
  67. Revisit your Goals
  68. Time to Quit? (What’s your Exit Strategy)
  69. Personal & Professional‣ Build TWO brands.‣ @syedbalkhi and @wpbeginner‣ Leverage them to help each other grow.‣ Great exit strategy and excellent for new startups.
  70. Resourceshttp://www.wpbeginner.com/http://www.balkhis.com/for-starters/how-to-launch-a-new-blog-successfully/http://problogger.net/http://mashable.com/http://fuelyourblogging.com/
  71. I’m Syed BalkhiReach me via Twitter:@syedbalkhi or @wpbeginnerWPBeginner.com

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