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I Teach Blogging Podcast

by Renee Groskreutz

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The I Teach Blogging podcast is meant to help you on your blogging journey. This podcast in includes tips ranging from getting started with your first blog to WordPress and content upgrades. In this podcast Renee’ Groskreutz shares tips on Social Media, SEO (Search Engine Optimization), her affiliate marketing journey and everything in between. If it involves the digital life, she is going to talk about it.


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ITB 172 You Need To Know This Right Now Today

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Feb 28, 2017


If you own a website you need to know this. Do you know what premium products are being used on your site? If you had a developer create your website or your blog you need to have access to all the logins for your premium products. Ask your developer how you can log into the theme shop and the account for your premium plugins.

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ITB 171 Why You Really Should Give Up Blogging

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Feb 22, 2017


We both know that you suck at writing. You will never write anything that is worthy of reading. There is absolutely no way that you will get any readers. Every single day that you log into your WordPress dashboard and look at your analytics you will see a flat line, a big fat 0. Admit it right now! That is what you say to yourself right? That is how you feel? Hell, it is how I feel. Surely you feel it too. Just today I was reading Create Or hate: Successful People Make Things http://amzn.to/2hHCJVn and on page 30 he writes about the negative self talk that we all say to ourselves. That is some messed up stuff. If you had a friend that was considering starting a blog, you would never say what you just read above to that friend. What would you say to that friend that wants to start a blog? Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-28r Free Gift: http://iteachblogging.com/chrome

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ITB 170 Entrepreneur Tip Of The Day: The Key Is To Just Do Something And Don't Stop

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Feb 21, 2017


What if the key to success is to keep going even when it sucks? Well, I suspect that is the success key. Sure, you have to have a good idea right? Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-25p Free Gift: http://iteachblogging.com/chrome

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ITB169 I am breaking the rules of blogging these days

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Feb 20, 2017


I am breaking the rules of blogging these days. How so? Well for quite a while now we have been told to create epic content. It is good advice. As a matter of fact, I know without a doubt that it is absolutely sound advice. How do I know? Well because this epic post is still my most popular piece day after day. Check it out if you want but I warn you it is long: http://iteachblogging.com/leverage-browser-caching/. Epic content is awesome but I have a theory. Sometimes a quick tip is better. But the problem with quick tips is that they equal short blog posts. Short blog posts are supposedly bad for SEO. The horror. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-287 Leverage Browser Caching: http://iteachblogging.com/leverage-browser-caching/

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ITB 168 Recap: A List Of Aha Moments And Blogging Tips

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Sun, Feb 19, 2017


Sometimes a tip or an event by itself doesn't exactly make sense for a full podcast. This is why I am going to experiment here with a Recap episode. It will be a highlight of a few things that happened that seem worthy of a quick conversation or a random tip that I learned along the way. 1. Did you know that canva can do this? 2. Where did my blog post go? 3. A clients website was down and giving a 500 error. 4. I got content out of sync. 5. I shouldn't have bought that theme story Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-28d Free Gift: http://iteachblogging.com/chrome

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ITB 167 Stop Trying To Be Like Everyone Else

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Feb 14, 2017


So let me ask you, what makes you stand out in the crowd? What makes your blog or your business or YOU different? Do YOUR thing! Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-280

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ITB 166 Entrepreneur Tip Of The Day: Should You Punish Yourself When You Don't Achieve Your Goal?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Feb 14, 2017


TRY is a terrible word! It is offensive. Don't even bother with it. Try means that you aren't really going to do. Instead either say that's nice OR I am going to do that. But! Saying that you are going to do that isn't good enough. Say it with structure. Follow this process: 1. Set a goal 2. Give it a time limit 3. Give yourself a punishment for not achieving it. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-27O

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ITB 165 Here Is How To Get More Out Of Your Blog Today

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Feb 13, 2017


You can get a lot more mileage out of a single blog post if you republish it on multiple platforms. Here are 10 places to republish a blog post. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-27H

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ITB 164 Are You Letting Your Freak Flag Fly?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Feb 07, 2017


Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-27z I am also insanely boring. People tell me that I am wrong but if you lived with me you would know the truth. For me a darn good time is an evening in front of the tv. Right now I am binge watching Rizzoli and Isles. It is such a fun show! So when I ran across a post on pro blogger today about how to disrupt and get noticed, I stopped in my tracks!

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ITB 163 What You Need To Know About 301 Redirect Vs Pretty Link

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Feb 06, 2017


Do everything that you possibly can NOT to change your permalink. If you must change your permalink make sure that you do a 301 redirect. Follow these instructions. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-27r Pretty link example: Original link: http://iteachblogging.com/welcome-5-favorite-google-chrome-extensions/ Pretty link: http://iteachblogging.com/chrome

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ITB162 Are You Giving Up Too Soon?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Feb 03, 2017


Just Because you aren't making the progress as fast as you think you should, doesn't mean you're not making progress. Keep going! ~Unkown Join My Newsletter: http://iteachblogging.com/chrome When I saw this quote this morning it seriously resonated. It is so easy to say "I tried!" You can even feel good about that. You can say that you gave it your best shot but it didn't work out. Did you though? Perhaps you should have kept going?? Sure, there is a time to walk away and accept failure. Failure isn't all bad by the way. There is a lot of value in failure. The lessons learned when something bombs are so worth it but only if you apply it. So if you are considering giving up because it is too hard or it doesn't feel like it will ever work, don't. Not today! Don't give up today! Give it one more month. Give it one more try.

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ITB 161 Compare And Despair Is The Enemy Of An Entrepreneur

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Jan 27, 2017


In this podcast episode Meghan and I have some real talk about mindset. Compare and despair has become a real serious problem in the entrepreneurial space. It is so common for someone who is just starting out with a blog or a business or an idea to compare themselves to someone else who is ahead of them in the process. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-279

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ITB 160 Get Into Adventures And Slow Down

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Jan 23, 2017


To be more creative with your blogging we need to say yes to more adventures. As an entrepreneur we need to remember to say yes more. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-26D

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ITB 159 Time Is A Giant Pain In My

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Jan 18, 2017


This is terrible! BUT, it did get me to thinking about something. I could either use it as an excuse NOT to achieve this big goal OR I could use it as a form of determination. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-26m

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ITB 158 Why You Need To Change Your WordPress Admin Password Now

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Jan 13, 2017


When is the last time that you changed your WordPress Admin passwords? Each username and password is an opportunity for a hacker. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-223

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ITB 157 Let's Talk About Home Pages

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Thu, Jan 12, 2017


Is this a blog or is this a website with a blog attached. The answer depends on how you set your WordPress home page. Show Notes: http://iteachblogging.com/wordpressset-set-home-page/

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ITB 156 Entrepreneur Tip Of The Day: Are You Drinking Enough Water?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Jan 11, 2017


Why on earth does drinking water matter to an entrepreneur? Research shows that drinking water can help you come up with the answer faster. Think faster. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-21T

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ITB 155 This Is The Bad News About Blogging, But You Should Do It Anyways

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Jan 10, 2017


It turns out that blogging is a lot like doing the laundry, you just gotta do it week after week. Blogging helps business growth. Show notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-249

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ITB 154 3 Tools That Will Help You Manage Your Email List

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Jan 03, 2017


There are 3 tools that I am currently using to grow my email list. Thrive Leads. ConvertKit. Thrive Content Builder. List building is an important part of blogging. Show Notes: http://iteachblogging.com/email-list-tools/ Thrive Leads: http://bit.ly/20rnbBJ Thrive Content Builder: http://bit.ly/1ViuGat ConvertKit: http://mbsy.co/fBWBQ

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ITB 153 Why You Only Need One Goal At A Time

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Sun, Jan 01, 2017


How many times have you set the same goals year after year? Goal setting is sexy but goal doing is difficult. Goal setting is easy! Goal achieving is hard! Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-24s The Freedom Journal: https://goo.gl/Cseltg

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ITB 152 Here Are The 4 Reasons Why I Love CoSchedule

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Dec 27, 2016


I have a secret blogging weapon. Ok fine, it isn't really a secret. You can have it too. CoSchedule is my go to WordPress Plugin for blogging. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-21y Get CoSchedule: http://coschedule.com/r/5114

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ITB 151 How To Create A Killer Landing Page

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Dec 20, 2016


My first landing page did have conversions (people signing up) but it was obvious that the page could be better. Now the page has been updated with more information, a better headline and a better design. Now it is time to see if it converts any better. What to put on these darn landing pages is kicking my butt. Here is how I redesigned my opt-in page. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-23p Landing Page: http://iteachblogging.com/5-seo-tips-welcome-page-4/

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ITB 150 What The Hell Is A Backlink And Should You Care?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Dec 13, 2016


Backlinks matter and can have a big impact on your search engine rankings but above all things they should be motivation to create content that matters. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-20Z

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ITB 149 Entrepreneurial Tip Of The Day: Why Are You So Busy?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Thu, Dec 08, 2016


5 SEO Tips that ALL Bloggers should know right now! http://bit.ly/2hpemam I have a challenge for you today! Do ALL of your work in 4 hours. No this isn't some sexy Tim Ferris 4 hour work week thing. This is about a story that I heard recently and a personal experience. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-21S

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ITB 148 9 WordPress Security Tips That You Need To Do Right Now

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Dec 06, 2016


WordPress Security and website security matter. Hackers are out there doing their hacking thing and we need to take steps to protect our digital property. Show Notes: http://iteachblogging.com/wordpress-security-tips/

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ITB147: Entrepreneurial Tip Of The Day: Stop Thinking About How To Get Paid

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Dec 02, 2016


Add value and the money will come! That is a version of a statement that we hear quite often. I just Googled "add value as an entrepreneur" Immediately I saw an article from 2009. It is incredible that something for 2009 would rank on the first page but that is a different conversation. The headline is " Adding Value: The Future of Marketing" That headline implies that adding value is a brand new concept just discovered in 2009. HA! Or perhaps you have heard "be of service and your business will grow"? These are obvious statements though right? We know that we should add value. Who would buy something or read something that didn't somehow add value. The value is arbitrary though. How do we define value? Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-21F

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ITB146 Have you checked your WordPress timezone?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Thu, Jun 23, 2016


We just launched a new blog recently and when checking the Jetpack stats, I noticed something seemed odd. According to my quick stats view it was already a new day. Now, I was pretty sure that it was only late in the day and I had not actually worked through the night. Nope, I really love my sleep. This is when I knew that I had forgotten to make a change inside of my WordPress General Settings. Show Notes: http://iteachblogging.com/have-you-checked-your-wordpress-timezone/

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ITB 145 How To Pick The Best WordPress Theme For You

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Jun 15, 2016


Now it is time to choose a WordPress Theme. One the biggest issues that I see with people and their themes is support. What style of blog should you choose? Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1Mk

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ITB 144 People Desperately Want To Hack Into Your WordPress

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Jun 06, 2016


Here is one more step that you can take today to protect your WordPress blog. You can change the log-in page to something secret. Show Notes: http://iteachblogging.com/people-desperately-want-hack-wordpress/ SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF

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ITB 143 This Is How To Evaluate Content On Your Blog

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Apr 05, 2016


For many weeks now I have been working on my content audit. This forced me to take a hard look at my blog and I didn't like everything that I saw. Lessons learned. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1DA Amazon Link: http://iteachblogging.com/amazon Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB 142 A Quick Blogging Tip: Are You Doing Internal Links On Your Blog_

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Mar 25, 2016


In this super short episode you will learn what internal linking is and how it is important for your blog.

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ITB 141 A Quick Blogging Tip: Check Your WordPress Comment Spam Sometimes

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Thu, Mar 24, 2016


Sometimes we find unexpected gifts in our spam. This just happened on one of our blogs. If you are a WordPress blogger then you should listen to this 3 minute podcast episode.

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ITB 140 How To Make Instagram Videos On Your Computer

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Mar 23, 2016


Just the other day, I shot a video for Instagram and it was a mess. I said, the heck with it and released it anyways. But, I want to do more quick Instagram and Twitter vides. I know that there had to be a better way. This is when I had an aha moment. I can make quick helpful videos with Screenflow and then put them on Instagram. This is what I did and it worked well. It also allowed for better quality videos. So here is my process. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1A0 Amazon Link: http://iteachblogging.com/amazon Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB 139 This Is How To Remove Outdated Blog Content The Right Way

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Mar 22, 2016


In today's blog post we are going to deal with the content that is no longer relevant. It is also possible that in the process of taking inventory you found some content that should be merged. We will cover two options in this post. The first option is how to merge content and create a 301 redirect. The second option is how to completely delete a blog post and create a 410 notice. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1Df Amazon Link: http://iteachblogging.com/amazon Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB 138 A Quick Blogging Tip: When To Break The Rules

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Mar 21, 2016


In this super short podcast I discuss an issue that I am struggling with and how I am just going to break the rules and do it anyways. Amazon Link: http://iteachblogging.com/amazon Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB 137 This Is How To Get Started With Your Content Audit

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Mar 15, 2016


Start your content audit At this stage we are just deciding if the content is relevant or not. Just put a yes or no in your spreadsheet. In the next few blog posts we will review what to do if it is or isn't. You can generally get an initial idea to this question by the blog post title alone. •Is blog post relevant yes or no? •Is Page Content Relevant Yes or No? While you are going thru this list you will likely think of blog posts that you should add. If you feel inspired start a list of blog posts that you would like to create in the future. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1AZ Amazon Link: http://iteachblogging.com/amazon Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB 136 How My IP Address Accidently Got Banned And I Couldn't See My Own Site

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Mar 07, 2016


In today's quick episode we will be discussing How My IP Address Accidentally Got Banned And I Couldn't See My Own Site. Amazon Link: http://iteachblogging.com/amazon Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB B4 Is This The First Thing That You Should Do When You Want To Blog?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Mar 04, 2016


Well, I think that this is a great tip but I would not say it is the first step to blogging. I believe that the first step to blogging is figuring out what the heck that you are going to blog about. To be fair, she may have assumed that you already have that answer. But let me go a bit deeper here. Once you think that you know what you want to blog about, you gotta start confirming that. Amazon Link: http://iteachblogging.com/amazon Show Notes:http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1sP Stylcaster http://stylecaster.com/a-beginners-guide-to-starting-a-blog/ Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB What Is A Content Audit And Why In The World Do You Care?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Mar 01, 2016


This is part one of a blog post series about how to do a content audit. In this post I am going to explain what a content audit is, why you want to do one and what tools you will need. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1tU Amazon Link: http://iteachblogging.com/amazon Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB 134 Do You Know What A Blog Subscriber Is?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Feb 26, 2016


In the world of blogging there are a lot of terms that just get thrown around in conversation. If a new blogger happens to jump into the middle of the conversation they could easily get confused. One such situation revolves around a question that I get asked fairly often. What is the difference between a blog subscriber and an email subscriber? This is a great question. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1tN Amazon Link: http://iteachblogging.com/amazon Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB 133 Intro: This Is How To Do A Complete Content Audit Of Your Blog

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Feb 23, 2016


Content audits are not sexy but sometimes you just gotta hammer your way thru. am going to make your blog content audit as painless as possible. Essentially, a content audit is when you take inventory of all of your blog posts and pages on your site. You take some time to analyze a few key factors such as whether or not the content is still relevant. Once you have the answer to that single question, you can make other decisions such as whether or not it should be updated. But I am getting ahead of myself, let's take this one step at a time. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1tB Amazon Link: http://iteachblogging.com/amazon Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB 132 Do You Know What is Working On Your Blog?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Feb 19, 2016


So what does this have to do with blogging? Everything. Blogging requires discipline. It requires you to make a decision that you are a blogger. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1tl Amazon Link: http://iteachblogging.com/amazon Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB B3 How I Actually Spent My Day As A Blogger

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Thu, Feb 18, 2016


I am in the process of building a new blog. Every single blog brings new challenges and new revelations. In this post we are going to discuss the questions and issues that came up in one day of building blogs. Amazon Link: http://iteachblogging.com/amazon Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1sk Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB 131 This Is The Awesome Formula For My New Blog

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Feb 16, 2016


When starting a new blog, I want to find a strategic process for blogging. Creating content can be a time challenge and that is why I created this blogging process. One of the issues with creating content is the time that it takes to create good solid content. Sometimes, there is just nothing that can be done and you just gotta sit down and put in the days and days of work. There is nothing wrong with that and that is usually how the best content gets done. Then there are times when you have to find methods and develop a process. Amazon Link: http://iteachblogging.com/amazon Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1s7 My New Blog: http://blogbuildtips.com/ Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB Bonus 2 Let's Discuss Your WordPress Blog Menu

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Feb 10, 2016


What to put on your blog navigation menu can be one of the most challenging issues for a new blogger. Do you put your blog categories on your menu? Do you put the about me on the blog menu? Links Mentioned: http://iteachblogging.com/amazon Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1sC http://mysiteauditor.com/blog/17-main-menu-mistakes/ https://blog.kissmetrics.com/common-website-navigation-mistakes/

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ITB 130 Are You Afraid Of Learning More?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Feb 09, 2016


Have you ever worried that if you read content from authors in your same genre that you will wind up stealing their ideas? Well don't be. You need to know your subject well and you need to know what others are saying. http://iteachblogging.com/amazon Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1sV http://www.elegantthemes.com/blog/tips-tricks/how-to-start-a-blog-and-make-it-successful http://backlinko.com/skyscraper-technique http://www.bloggersidekick.com/how-to-write-blog-content/

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ITB 129 How To Do A Quick And Easy Blog Check Up

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Feb 02, 2016


When is the last time that you checked in on your blog? Yes, you are logged in daily or weekly but are you paying attention? Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1rc Amazon Link: http://iteachblogging.com/amazon https://wordpress.org/plugins/contact-form-7-recaptcha-extension/. Thrive Theme Link: http://bit.ly/1WXYScj (aff)

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ITB Bonus 1 - What Inspired Me

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Feb 01, 2016


Sometimes we all need a bit of inspiration or motivation. Sometimes we don't even know that we need it. That is what just happened to me. Links Mentioned: http://chrisbrogan.com/ http://thefreedomjournal.com/ Amazon Link: http://iteachblogging.com/amazon

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ITB 128 How do you know if Google likes you?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Jan 26, 2016


Google is extremely interested in the reader experience, often called UX (user experience). Therefore, the main content of the site is extremely important. In this podcast we discuss what this means from Googles perspective. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1qW http://iteachblogging.com/amazon

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ITB 127 How to get to inbox zero but bravery is required

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Jan 22, 2016


Have you heard about the theory of Inbox Zero? If not, it goes something like this: If you get to inbox zero every single day, your life will magically be better! Ok that may be a slight exaggeration of the inbox zero claims but that is my perception of the conversations. What is inbox zero? It is when you end your day with no emails in your inbox. My inbox zero hack is drastic and it does have fairly significant risks but it is working well for me so far. Amazon Link: iteachblogging.com/amazon Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1qK

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ITB 126 This Is The Free Uptime Monitor That I Use On My Blog

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Jan 19, 2016


Do you really know what is going on with your blog? The fact of the matter is that sometimes things just go wrong and that is just part of the digital life. But the important thing that every blogger needs to know is if their site is up and running and if not what is wrong. This is where Uptime Monitoring or Website Monitoring comes into play. Uptime Reboot https://uptimerobot.com Is it down: http://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/ Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1qz Amazon Link: iteachblogging.com/amazon

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ITB 125 Happy 2016 Dear Blogger

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Jan 12, 2016


n today's episode I wanted to just say thank you for being awesome and tell you a bit about what to expect this year on the podcast. Plus a call to action for you. Here are some of the upcoming topics. A. Are you monitoring your site uptime? B. Inbox Zero C. Does Google like you D. Wp Maintenance E. Blog Subscriber vs Email Subscriber F. Tips on creating a series

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ITB 124 Are you freaking out because your content is not epic enough?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Dec 15, 2015


Recently I ran across a blog post that made me want to march across the digital divide and hand print outs to every single blogger and reader alike. It is not rare that I run across inspiring content. Inspiring content is what the web is made of right? Well, there is also crap content out there. You know the crap that you lay awake at night regretting that you read? The truth is, if you have been blogging for long then you have likely created some crap content, even though you didn't mean to do so. It just happens. Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course:   http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w 

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ITB 123 Don't Compromise Your Year, Set Awesome Goals Right Now

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Dec 07, 2015


It is time to think about productivity and goal setting. 2016 is approaching and I needed a set of life goals and business goals. Here is how I created these goals. Show Notes:http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1py Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w http://mysideof50.com/

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ITB 122 How to use a hashtag and gain exposure for your blog

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Nov 30, 2015


Hashtags are a great way to reach an even broader audience. People continually follow and/or search based upon hashtags. If there is something trending in the world such as the Super Bowl, entire conversations will occur because people sent a tweet that included #superbowl. People who may not otherwise connect wind up connecting, even if it’s just temporarily. Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB 121 What can we learn from Chris Brogan's blog redesign?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Nov 25, 2015


I am not alone in this idea that it is time for a blog redesign. Some of the biggest names in blogging have recently done a redesign. It is quite interesting to see where each of them went with their design. In this episode we discuss Chris Brogan's blog design and dive deep into what I think of his blog. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1iF Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course:   http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w 

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ITB 120 What is the end result desired for your blog?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Nov 23, 2015


In today's episode I will be asking you 3 simple questions about your blog. It is so easy to get caught up in the need to blog that we forget why we are blogging. This is why I want to ask you three simple questions today about your blog. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1ii Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course:   http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w 

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ITB 119 What is Quora and Why Does It Matter for My Blog?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Nov 18, 2015


Quora is a different kind of social media tool. I like to compare it to Yahoo! answers. But the real question is how can you use Quora for your blog? Check out the blog post with tutorials here: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1iw Links referenced in podcast: boostblogtraffic.com/quora-traffic/ Video Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB 118 The Importance of Being Unique (Special Guest Kate Erickson)

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Nov 16, 2015


Being Unique: http://www.eofire.com/being-unique/ A special episode with guest Kate Erickson @katelerickson. This podcast is about the importance of being unique. As bloggers is important to not just do something because other people are doing it or because you think that you should. Instead we have an opportunity to be brave and do something unique.

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ITB 117 Stop Playing Halo

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Nov 09, 2015


In today's great episode I will be sharing with you a few take-aways that I got from the Podcasters' Paradise Cruise that I just got back from. You will learn: Why I say don't play Halo. The power of 5% The power of positive thinking Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB 116 What is Click to Tweet?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Nov 06, 2015


One of the best ways to get more eyes on your blog posts is to get more people to share it. We already have social share buttons at the top and bottom of our blog posts and sometimes even on the sides. However, there is something else that we can do to enhance the sharing of a blog post. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1id Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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115 The Truth is Your Website Design is Not for You

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Nov 04, 2015


Who doesn’t want to own the coolest website around? You love your small business and therefore you believe that your website should be freakin’ awesome. The truth though, your website is not for you. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1i2 Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB 114 This is The Process For Loading a Blog Post in WordPress

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Nov 02, 2015


This is a rough checklist of what I do to get the blog post ready for publish.? There are a lot of steps in just getting a blog post loaded into WordPress. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1i7 Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB 113 This is a Social Media Strategy That Promotes Good Will

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Oct 30, 2015


We all know that social media can be a black hole. This is why it is important to have a strategy for your time. Below is a strategy that I use and recommend for bloggers. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1hU Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Course: http://bit.ly/1jAVc2w

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ITB 112 I just had the most frustrating experience.

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Oct 28, 2015


Show Notes: http://bit.ly/1Mpye53 Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF I just had the most frustrating experience. Ok not the most frustrating experience of my life but it still really sucked eggs.

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ITB 111 Warning, this is going to be a lot of work. Do market research for your blog

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Oct 26, 2015


Show Notes: http://bit.ly/1jwKjhr Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Regardless of where you are in the blogging process, I recommend that you set aside some time and do some market research. It is important to check in on the digital pulse and see how you measure up. This is why you should do a digital check in once or twice a year.

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ITB 110 This is how I Plan to Manage My Newsletter

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Oct 23, 2015


Show Notes: http://bit.ly/1X0yvD8 Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Do you find the idea of running a newsletter overwhelming? I sure do. Actually, the idea of it is wonderful but the reality….well that is a whole other beast.

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ITB 109 Let Me Tell You a Story About Porn And Why I love Bit.ly

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Oct 21, 2015


Show Notes: http://bit.ly/1GbGlp8 Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF We sent out a tweet but the link didn't get shortened. It just so happened that when someone clicked on that link, it took them directly to a porn site.

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ITB 108 I love productivity tips but these are just crap

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Sun, Oct 18, 2015


Itunes Description Show Notes: http://bit.ly/1PpXj4Z Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF Ok I have to rant here folks. I know, oh do I know how hard it can be to come up with content. I get it, I truly do. There is no question that some of my blog posts and podcasts have likely been big fat stinkers.

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ITB 107 This is how Workflowy is helping me organize my content

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Oct 16, 2015


Show Notes: http://bit.ly/1PpW59X Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF You can use Workflowy to track processes and procedures. Immediately, I really enjoyed how insanely simple and flexible it was to use.

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ITB 106 Are you confused about subscribers versus users?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Oct 14, 2015


Show Notes: http://bit.ly/1jkqRFl Long Tail Pro: http://bit.ly/1N0nE7r Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF WordPress Users are people who signed up for your website for a purpose such as leaving a comment. Users are not notified when you receive a blog post.

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ITB 105 This is the challenge with logos, do you really need one now?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Oct 12, 2015


There are a few key factors about getting a logo that you need to keep in mind. Now, Where to get logos for cheap? But do you really need a logo? Let's talk. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/1QNI0BB Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF

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ITB 104 12 things that you need to know about every blog post

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Oct 09, 2015


Are you a planner or are you a pantser? A planner is someone who plans out every detail or at least many details before they start working on a project. A pantser is someone who says "I gotta do this project" and then dives in and figures it out as they go. Frankly, I am not sure which one is better? Regardless of how you do it there are 11 to 12 things that you will always need to decide on when it comes to a blog post. Sure there are more decisions and efforts that go into blogging than these but these are the core ideas that you must figure out for every blog post. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/1MKTQM3 Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF

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ITB 103 7 SEO tip reminders that you need to focus on

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Oct 07, 2015


As bloggers we here so much about SEO but sometimes it is important to remember the basics of SEO. This is 7 SEO tips and tricks to always keep in mind. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/1YRCAeH Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF

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ITB 102 A quick tip on how to optimize your blog post title

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Oct 05, 2015


Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1ey Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF iTunes Review: http://apple.co/1dgFZzE Facebook Group: http://on.fb.me/1V5VSrV The more time that you spend on a title the better that it will be. Would you like a few tips? 1. Put your keyword in your title. 2. Be creative and don’t be shy. 3. Tell them what they will experience. 4. Give yourself a break, it is not as easy at it looks.

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ITB 101 Oh Snap I lost my domain name

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Oct 02, 2015


You may be wondering how you can lose something digital? I am here to tell you, that it is the easiest thing on the planet to loose. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1er Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF

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ITB 100 85 things that you need to know about blogging

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Sep 30, 2015


This is a list of 85 tips about blogging. For my 100th episode, I wanted to provide as much value to you as I possibly could. Thank you so much for listening to me talk about blogging for 100 episodes.

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ITB 099 A Google Keyword Hack

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Sep 28, 2015


Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1e9 Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF So I recently learned a hack for making keyword research with the Google Keyword Tool a bit more specific. Of course, I wanted to share these tips with you so here we go. The first thing that you will need to do is go to the keyword tool. https://adwords.google.com/ko/KeywordPlanner Note: You will need a Google account such as a gmail account. If you do not have one, this is a good time to stop and create one. They come in handy for all sorts of digital efforts. Once you are there go ahead and log in. It may automatically log you in and that is fine. You do not have to pay anything to use this tool for research. You should see something similar to the image below when you are logged in.

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ITB 098 It is still work even if it is from home: The life of a blogger

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Sep 25, 2015


Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-D5 Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF One of the issues that I deal with as a blogger is the fear and vulnerability of putting content out there. A couple of days back I was cleaning up my Evernote and came across this piece that I wrote in 2011. I never put it out into the world because I did not want to offend anyone. At this point in 2015, this is not an issue that I deal with at all. In truth, I am not sure if it is good or bad that my people no longer call me during the day. For the people in our lives working from home and being an entrepreneur can be quite confusing to understand. To be fair to those people we or at least I do sometimes send mixed messages.

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ITB 097 I gave this another chance and so should you

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Sep 23, 2015


For the longest time I just didn't get the thrill of using Instagram. It is just a stream of pictures and you can't link to anything really. I thought that it was just for fashion people and teenagers. Recently though, I heard a podcast episode about Instagram that really inspired me and I gave it another try. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1dT Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF

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ITB 096 6 places that you can get free images for your blog

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Sep 21, 2015


There are many places that you can find free stock images online but it is crucial that you pay close attention to the rules. In this blog post, I am going to share several resources with you and a few tips on picking the right images for your blog. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1d3 Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF

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95 ITB 095 Why do images matter for your blog

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Sep 18, 2015


We humans are a visual sort. We connect better with people when we can see them. Wouldn’t you say it’s far easier to hang up on a salesy stranger than to walk away when they are standing in front of us? This is because we connect to humans, nature, pets and pretty much anything visual. This is also true in marketing. All of your website pages should have some type of visual aspect such as images. Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-Zn Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF

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94 ITB 094 Is Google Plus really dead to us

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Sep 16, 2015


So Google has said that they are not going to focus as much attention on Google Plus. Therefore the world is saying that it is dead. It doesn't take long to share your blog post and a blog post that you happen to be reading on Google Plus. My advice is simply go do that today. But is it really dead? Show Notes: http://wp.me/p4XE5x-1dr Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SiteGround Hosting: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF

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ITB 093 Have you checked your WordPress General Settings Lately

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Sep 14, 2015


We just launched a new blog recently and when checking the Jetpack stats, I noticed something seemed odd. According to my quick stats view it was already a new day. Now, I was pretty sure that it was only late in the day and I had not actually worked through the night. Nope, I really love my sleep. iTunes Review: http://apple.co/1dgFZzE Show Notes Blog Post: http://bit.ly/1OR15lq Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX

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92 ITB 092 I almost got banned before I learned how to really use it

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Sep 11, 2015


I have recently discovered a social platform that makes me completely crazy. Despite my annoyances, I can't stay off of Reddit. This is not exactly a user friendly platform and it is easy to get banned. Here are three ways that I recommend bloggers use Reddit: 1.Use Reddit for Research 2.Use Reddit to find a community 3.Answer questions on Reddit to become known in a field iTunes Review: http://apple.co/1dgFZzE Blog Post: http://bit.ly/1ijFKam

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ITB 091 A Process for Writing Your Next Blog Post

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Sep 09, 2015


iTunes Review Link: http://apple.co/1dgFZzE Hi this is Renee' from I Teach Blogging, Renee' Groskreutz. In today's podcast I am going to share with a process to get a blog post done. The key factor here is to have a process and provide yourself with plenty of time. Blogging takes time, so be prepared for that up front. This process is how I tend to do it. What should I blog about next? I am a hard-core list keeper: I create mind maps, list in Evernote and only paper that I can reach when an idea strikes. When I am ready to pick my next blog post idea, I just go to these lists and pick one. Considering the fact that I am constantly worried about running out of ideas, this step is crucial to my success.

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90 ITB 090 5 Quick TIps to SEO an Image

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Sep 07, 2015


1 Find the right image #2 Rename the image to something that makes sense such as 5 Quick Tips to SEO an Image.jpg. That is what I have named the image for this blog pots. #3 Create good Title Tags for the image #4 Create good Alt Tags for the image #5 Create a good description for the image.? #6 Bonus tip: Always add a link to the image.?We always put a link to our website or blog page at the end of each and every image description, title tag and alt tag.

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ITB 089 5 content ideas for your blog

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Aug 31, 2015


Write down 5 things that you love about each of these categories. Write down 5 things that you recently learned. Write down 5 things that you are struggling with. Try recording an episode that covers 1 thing from each list.

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ITB 088 Stop worrying about your blog design and just launch

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Aug 28, 2015


Let's get down to it When it comes to blogging, sure we heart beauty but not more than answers to our questions. Even if we are here to entertain we are answering a question. It is so easy to get caught up in the tools and allow that to keep us from creating content. Perhaps this is a defense mechanism to keep us from that ever lurking fear of failure. If you are freaking out or worrying about whether or not you have the right font, or the right design or the right keyboard, just launch your blog. If you have stopped writing on your blog for a while and are worried about starting again, just start again. If these things are stressing you out, know that it is ok. Fear is normal. Use that fear to fuel your fire and get to blogging. iTunes Review: http://apple.co/1dgFZzE Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX

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ITB 087 Blogging and eating cookies: The personal side of a bloggers life

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Aug 26, 2015


This is a very different kind of podcast. In this podcast you will get to sit fireside to a conversation between Andi and I where we discuss her blogging fears. Niche Blog Bloss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX

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ITB 086 Punch a hole in the fear of writing

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Aug 24, 2015


Over several days, I started to deflate, wondering what he thought. He said that he was ready to love it and the concept was marketable, but …in the end he said the writing was not good enough. “Too lyrical,” he said. As some would say: “Whomp, whomp.” So there it was. I was devastated. I didn’t really want to rewrite it to meet the needs of a market. It felt like the book wouldn’t be the same without my style of writing. I accepted the fact that writing was not my gift and I moved on. Fast forward a few years, and I realized my LOVE for writing never really went away, but I became paralyzed by fear and self-doubt. Tightened prose, concise phrasing, telling a story were all things I learned were necessary, but didn’t know how to begin learning. iTunes Review: http://apple.co/1dgFZzE Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX

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ITB 085 What you need to know. WordPress. Links. and Blogging. Oh my!

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Aug 21, 2015


In today’s podcast we are going to discuss WordPress links What you need to know. WordPress. Links. and Blogging. Oh my At first, you may think that there is not much to discuss but stay tuned because I am going to share a few quick tips that will really add value to your blog. Oh and I am going to tell you about how WordPress changed the rules slightly and how to get around that. iTunes Review: http://apple.co/1dgFZzE Blog Post: http://iteachblogging.com/beginner-tip-how-to-add-a-link-inside-wordpress/ Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX

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ITB 084 What is Google autocomplete and why should you care

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Aug 19, 2015


Hi guys, this is Renee’, Renee’ Groskreutz from I Teach Blogging .com In today’s podcast we are going to discuss a cool feature that Google does automatically when you search and how you can use it to your advantage. I love using this and I think that you will too. iTunes Review: http://apple.co/1dgFZzE Niche Blog Boss: http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX What is Google Autocomplete? As you type in the search box, you can find information quickly by seeing search predictions that might be similar to the search terms you're typing. For example, as you start to type new york, you might see other popular New York-related searches. Source~ https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/106230?hl=en

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ITB 083 What is at the end of your SEO rainbow?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Aug 17, 2015


In todays podcast I am going to Discuss “What is at the end of your SEO rainbow?” We will discuss two Don’ts and a Do: Don’t Cheat, Don’t Fish, and Share! Niche Blog Boss http://bit.ly/1LXQ3wX SEO Rainbow Show Notes: http://bit.ly/18MIk3d iTunes Review: http://apple.co/1dgFZzE Don’t cheat the system For years, we’ve been told that other people linking to our blog is the best SEO trick that we can do, and using “link farms” was a way to lift rankings. The problem with this statement is the word “trick.” These rules caused bloggers to spend more time chasing links than providing real value for their readers. It’s tempting to look for shortcuts to blogging success, isn’t it? There is no iron-clad shortcut, and the right answer is organic, trustworthy and sometimes slow and painful: Provide insightful and valuable content that answers readers’ questions.

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ITB 082 Holy Crap! There are so many blogging options!

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Aug 14, 2015


Today we are going to have a bit of fun with a rant that I titled “Holy Crap! There are so many options!” Now, I wrote this rant a long time ago but it is still true today. My goal with this blog is to share, inspire and teach. In the process of attempting to make a difference for new bloggers out there, I get so incredibly frustrated sometimes. Dang it, there is so much to look at and choose from. iTunes Review: http://apple.co/1dgFZzE

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ITB-081 This is how I install WordPress plugins on a new blog?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Aug 12, 2015


Hi this is Renee’ from I Teach Blogging .com and in today’s podcast I want to a WordPress plugin that I use quite often. This plugin makes my life just a little bit easer each time that I build a blog. So in a moment, we will get down to it but I do want to let you know, at the end of this podcast I will have a tip on a tool that I have been using a lot lately and and seo tip for you bloggers. Let me start by telling you exactly what we are going to talk about today: 1. A WordPress plugin called MultiPlugin Installer 2. The plugins that I always install first 3. A few if / and / or scenarios 4. An SEO tip about blog tagline 5. A tool called Workflowy Whew that is a lot so should we get down to it?

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ITB 080 Do you have a point of view for your blog?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Aug 10, 2015


Hi this is Renee’ from I Teach Blogging .com and in today’s podcast I want to discuss a few key takeaways that I had from a conference that I just got back from. The conference was called Podcast Movement and you may be curious how that could relate to blogging, well content is still content no matter the format. So in a moment, we will get down to it but I do want to let you know, at the end of this podcast I will have a tip on a tool that I am loving right now and a social media tip for you bloggers. First, let me tell you exactly what we are going to talk about today. 1. Have a point of view 2. Be unique 3. 100 bad hours 4. A tool called Long Tail Keyword Pro 5. A tip about tweeting more iTunes Review Link: http://apple.co/1dgFZzE

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ITB 079 What you need to know about the WordPress featured image

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Thu, Aug 06, 2015


Featured images are a fun and easy way to add a touch of flair to your blog. Tip #1: Know your required image size in pixels Tip #2: Resize your image dimensions prior to upload Tip #3: Optimize your image Blog Post link: http://bit.ly/1KOhiJT Mashable: http://mashable.com/ Drudge Report: http://www.drudgereport.com/ Compression too: https://compressor.io/ iTunes Review link: http://apple.co/1dgFZzE Just recently, I was giving a client’s blog a slight facelift. Her blog home page showed the full text of the latest blog post and readers often did not realize that more blog posts were below it. I wanted her readers to see quite a few blog titles above the fold. This is why I changed her front page to more of a magazine style blog. However, the theme does not pick up the in post image by default. She must select a featured image for each post. This is why I made a blog post tutorial about how to do just that. I will link to it in the show notes. In the blog post you will see how the blog looked before and after. Oh and I include step by step screen shot instructions along with 3 tutorial videos. This is why picking the proper image is crucial. Images add personality to a post. They can help you tell the story ?They can also help brand you. ?You can have quirky images that are fun ?They can be flat design ?They can always be people or babies or fruit or whatever So make sure that your featured image is: Legal Relevant

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ITB 077 What is bounce rate

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Jul 31, 2015


What is a bounce rate? the percentage of visitors to a particular website who navigate away from the site after viewing only one page. What does that mean? Renee’s explanation A stat about bounce rates: Research shows that the average bounce rate for a blog may be 505 to 70% http://www.quicksprout.com/2014/04/17/how-to-decrease-your-bounce-rate/ A story about how I just changed a clients site. I will update you at a later point to let you know how it goes. Story About Susan’s blog ( a client’s blog) Changed blog page to show preview text Added related post at bottom of each post (suggested post) Tips on decreasing bounce rate Put internal links in your blog post Add links to your most loved post in your sidebar Be more interesting Lower your page load time You may want to check out my Post about Leveraging Browser Caching. This is a step that I recently took to speed up my blog. I will link to this in the show notes. http://iteachblogging.com/leverage-browser-caching/

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ITB Bonus Episode with Andi Reis

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Thu, Jul 30, 2015


In this episode we have a special guest, Andi Reis. http://funcitystuff.com We discuss the perils and joys of working from home. We also discuss my speech at PMx 2015 and how I am nervous. Then we cover the new blog that Andi is starting and her struggles.

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ITB 076 What is a favicon?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Jul 29, 2015


What is a favicon? 1.an icon associated with a URL that is variously displayed, as in a browser's address bar or next to the site name in a bookmark list.????What does that mean? Think about when you have Google Chrome or Firefox or whatever you browser that you use open and you have a lot of tabs open. It can be a challenge to find a specific website but you recognize that little icon of the site or company, so you know which tab to click on. This is what it is and an example of why you want to have one. Tips on Favicons: The image should be square. In most cases the image needs to a .ico (icon file) The size of the favicon is 16 x 16 pixels How to turn a png image into an ico image? There is a free online conversion tool called Convertico: http://www.convertico.com/ The link is in the show notes. There is also a tool that will convert a jpg file that I will link to in the show notes: http://icoconvert.com/ How to add a Favicon: Your theme may have a way for you to easily add a Favicon, so look for that first. If that is not an option then you can doing a complicated ftp upload or you can use a fairly new WordPress Plugin called All in One Favicon. Currently this plugin is being run on over 200,000 sites so that is a good sign. Now if you use this plugin I want to note that you will see a warning that this plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. However, I just read some great and recent reviews on the plugin, so I would still give it a shot. Sometimes plugins just work and don’t need a lot of maintenance.

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ITB 075 A blog commenting strategy

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Jul 27, 2015


So I ran across a tip from a new community that I joined on Facebook. It is called Screw the 9 to 5 and I wanted to share that tip here. This is a tool to help you find good places to leave blog post comments. There is a warning coming though, so be prepared. http://apple.co/1dgFZzE http://dropmylink.com/ I am not exactly sure what I think of this concept yet but I am looking into it for sure. First, let’s talk about blog post commenting. 1. I think that blog post comments are an important part of the process. If for no other reason than supporting a blog. 2. Can I just rant for a split second? It makes crazy that bloggers are starting to turn off their comments. I get it. I get the theory behind it and the reasoning but it still feels rude. It feel as though these bloggers who have “made it” in air quotes there b/c they have lots of money now, don’t want to hear from us or connect. They sure did when they were starting out but now I find myself visiting their blogs less and less. It just feels bad as the reader. Now, I know that I often wind up eating my own words. Therefore because of this rant I will probably come to you some day and tell you that I am shutting down comments. If I do please challenge me. 3. This is the point of this tool so let’s dive into the meat of it all. The reason that I learned about this particular tool used in the way that I am about to explain has to do with an SEO technique. In my opinion this is a big grey and who knows how it will shake out in the future but it is related to link building. One of the factors that Google factors in to their algorithm is how many other sites link to your site or blog. Getting links is complicated and frankly not something that I believe should be actively pursued. However, I do believe in commenting on blogs. The key to blog commenting is to leave real and meaty comments. Do not just say “great post” and move on with your life. This does not add value at all. However, if you can leave an in depth comment that adds to the conversation then you are doing a great for everyone involved. Co schedule has an amazing community of commenters on their blog. I have found such wonderful bloggers just from their comment section alone. There can be a whole other community happening in the comments and that is just way cool. So why is this grey? Well, using DropMyLink, the site that I just learned about, helps you find blogs that still give back links in the comment sections. Google has implied to us that blog comments should be no follow, which means that you don’t get a back link for leaving a comment. Of course, we want links because they add important SEO value right? Well, some blogs are using old versions of commenting tools such as Comment Luv and they still give out that backlink. You can use this site to find those blogs around a certain topic such as happiness or couch surfing, ya know whatever you are in too. Then you go to those blogs and leave a lovely comment and if it is approved you will get a backlink. Am I going to do this? Yes, I am but only some. I will plan on a ratio such as for every 4 comments that I leave on a blog that doesn’t provide a back link, I will do one that does. This way it will not appear as though, I am suddenly trying to scam the system…ya know cheat. Also, I will only leave comments if I really have something of value to add. So I will leave a link to this DropMyLink.com in the show notes. What are you thoughts on blog post comments? Do you allow comments on your blog? Do you leave comments?

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How to Start a Blog Course

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Jul 17, 2015


iTunes Review: http://apple.co/1dgFZzE The Course: http://iteachblogging.com/how-to-start-a-blog/ In this podcast I cover why I created the course, who the course is for and what tools that I used to create the course.

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A Blog Hacking Success Story

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Jul 15, 2015


iTunes Review: http://apple.co/1dgFZzE Media Temple: http://bit.ly/1f492rf 1. Didn’t realize it was a hack. 2. We just thought that it was a plugin problem. 3. Turned out it was noted as being hacked on Google.com 4. Decided to roll it back b/c was hosted at Media Temple WordPress hosting. 5. Rolled back 1 week. 6. Did not have Google Analytics or Webmaster 7. Had to confirm with Google that site was no longer hacked. https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/190597?hl=en

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ITB 072 Catching Up with a Blogger

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Jul 13, 2015


Hi guys this is Renee’ and today, I just thought that I would do a check in and talk about a few issues that I have been having lately. One of the things that I promised on this podcast is complete transparency. I said that I would share my successes, my struggles and my failures. Well lately, I have had a few struggles with my blog that I thought we could discuss. This is are not major issues. They are actually fairly minor but they just add up to small pains in the butt. #1: Social Media Icons It seems that my pinterest button links to Liza Minneli’s Pinterest account. I don’t know why and it is currently still happening. Also, I can’t settle on where my social icons should display. It has been a weird thing but there ya go. #2: My search stopped searching #3: Pop Up Madness This has been quite interesting to deal with. 1. One person complained. That is all but it still felt icky. 2. I didn’t have it set right for one of the popups and people weren’t getting their download. 3. It is a lot of working putting this all togeth er. I under estimated the amount of effort that goes into the process. #4: Can’t change my css #5: Mic Boom arm It kept falling down. #6 Re-recording all of my videos My sound was terrible and I had to start over. I did 4 before I figured it out and started over. Ughh #7: my hard drive got full WOW

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Do You Need a Blog Post Idea

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Jul 10, 2015


iTunes Review Link: http://apple.co/1dgFZzE Blog Post Link: http://iteachblogging.com/need-blog-post-idea/ Hey reader, I hope that this blog post finds you well. Are you having trouble trying to figure out what to blog about next? Maybe you are just starting out and you just don’t quite know where to start. If this is you then this is a quick blog post idea challenge for you. By the end of this challenge, you should have a blog post written and ready to share with the world. Grab your favorite writing device, Evernote and a Keyboard, a white board with a marker, a napkin and pen, whatever you feel most comfortable with at this moment. Got it? Ready? Ok! Let’s get your blog post idea down! Step 1: Write a Category At the top of your space write out a Category that you are going to focus on today. Step 2: Write down the first 10 things that come to mind about that category. Note: This can be phrases, complete sentences, or working blog post titles. Do not write more than a sentence though. Step 3: Scan your your list and pick one idea. Great, now you have an idea and it is time to start the actual writing process. You will want to transition to your favorite word processor that you use to write your blog posts. Step 4: Create a bullet point list of ideas about your chosen topic. Step 5: Write at least 3–5 sentences about each bullet point. Step 6: Read what you have written and delete content and add content as you see fit. At this point you are creating paragraphs. Step 7: Re-read it again and edit your work. Step 8: Write an intro telling the reader what this post is about. In my opinion writing the intro is one of the most intimidating parts of writing. I have such admiration for talented writers, but the rest of us struggle with the words and getting them started. I do not want this to keep you from releasing blog posts on your blog. Use this intro if you are stuck Are you struggling to figure out ___? In this blog post I am going to share with you how to do ___. I am not suggesting that this an award winning formula. However, if you have some great ideas or tips that can make a difference for your audience, I don’t want you to get hung up on the intro. Note: The advice that I have heard over and over again, is that if you just start writing you will get better at it. Personally, I am not sure how true this really is but I am giving it my best and I hope that you will too. Step 9: Write a close for your blog post. Tips on blog post conclusions Do not just end your blog post with your last point. This is your moment to summarize what you have shared. Consider ending your blog post by summarizing your main point. Consider challenging your reader to try what you have shared and report back. Ask your readers a series of questions about your main points. Step 10: Re-read your blog post for final edits. Now, I hope that you will take these steps and implement them for your blog. If this helped you at all to write a blog post, please send me a link to the post. What is your blog post writing process? Do you struggle with getting your content down? If you do, please let me know how you get your blog post done.

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ITB 070 The 20 Blog Launch

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Jul 06, 2015


iTunes Review Link: http://apple.co/1dgFZzE Blog Post: http://bit.ly/1CgRsLi When I talk with clients about launching their blog it is my recommendation that they launch with 20 blog posts. The idea of this seems a bit daunting and frankly, that is partially the point. However, when people do this they see greater success. Here’s why: #1 Get to writing! Writing 20 blog posts really forces you to figure out if you can do the writing that it takes to be a blogger (or the curation). The first few blog posts are easy to write but by the time people get to blog post #11 some start to wonder if it’s worth the effort. “Is anyone paying attention?” But if you get 20 blog posts out under your chosen categories then you are probably headed in the right direction. If you can do 20 you can do 100 — remember that when you get to #57 and want to give up.

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ITB 069 29 Tips on Blogging

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Jul 03, 2015


In this podcast we quickly cover 29 tips on blogging. #1 use WordPress #2 Write 20 blog posts before you launch #3 Proofread your post the next day after you write it. #4 Have someone else proofread your post for you. #5 Editors rule the world. #6 Use Feedburner

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Should you summarize your blog rss feed

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Jul 01, 2015


If you enjoyed this podcast please provide an iTunes review using this link: http://apple.co/1dgFZzE Here is a link to the post: http://iteachblogging.com/summarize-rss-feed-summarize/ There is a great debate in the blogging world and that is “Should I summarize my blog rss feed or should I share the entire post?” First let’s discuss what an rss feed is how it works: RSS; originally RDF Site Summary; often dubbed Really Simple Syndication, uses a family of standard web feed formats to publish frequently updated information: blog entries, news headlines, audio, video. … http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSS_feed So now that we have the official wiki definition let’s try a bit more simple of an explanation of why you care. If someone subscribes to your blog they are saying that they want to know when you release another blog post. If they fill out the subscribe information and “opt in” they will receive an email of your latest blog post. At this point it is up to you as to what they receive. They can receive a summary of up to however many characters that you choose or you can allow for them to see the entire blog post in their email.

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ITB 067 So You Want to Write

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Jun 29, 2015


Quest: http://www.susanmarymalone.com/your-quest-matters/ Jeff Goins:  http://amzn.to/1G9cpmN Today, I wanted to share a story about a new writer that I met at a conference. Recently, I was invited to speak at a Writer’s Conference in North East Texas. This was awesome on many levels: a) I get to talk about blogging b) I got to talk about blogging in a small town where I spent part of my youth 3) I invited each attendee to spend 20 minutes with me one on one and many of them did. It was a long two days but it was awesome. One of the attendees was there to learn everything that he could about writing. He has a desire to write and a passion for life but he has not started the process yet. This guy is full of life and quite a character. I was immediately drawn to him because he just seems like someone who could be quite interesting to read. We had a one on one and I explained to him what blogging is. He had never heard of it and had no idea. At first he was like “nope, I don’t wanna do that.” Then the next day he hunted me down and asked to talk again because he had an idea. His idea is to create a blog around his path to becoming a writer. Now, let me just say right here and now that I opened my speech at this conference by telling authors to stop blogging about writing. Author after author creates blog after blog and 90% of the time, they are about the process of writing. Readers don’t care how much you slave over the words that entertain them, they just don’t. Once they love you a single blog post about your process may be novel but post after post, no way. Now, with that said there are sometimes exceptions or variations to the rule. This guy I believe is a rare exception but do let me explain. He is going to take what Susan Mary Malone has taught me, is a Hero’s journey. This guy has a goal and he has no clue how to achieve it or what the path is going to look like. He is going on a journey to chase a dream and he will have many adventures along the way, I just know it. While we already know that his quest is to be an author, you could insert anything in this path such as being a craftsman or building a flying model planes. See this concept is already not just about being a writer but rather shooting for a dream and the process of what that involves. He will deal with family issues, time issues, picking out tools, genre struggles and so much more than he can even imagine. If he does this well and sticks with his dream, people will care about him and really want to read his book. However, note that it could be that they want to buy that unusual bench that he made or that weird wooden speaker or whatever. With that said, he asked me what he should do next and below is what I said to him. Ok so here is what you wrote to me in your questionnaire: I figure a couple hours of just blogging, but remember, the topic will be learning how to write.  I will spend much more time developing that skill which will provide fuel for the blogging. So you have a dual path and one means nothing without the other. We should call these Author Path and Blogger Path. My suggestion is that you do something towards Author Path right now, unless of course your wife wants you to unpack, the wife always comes first. Author Path Note: I am making these up and should just get your brain flowing but I would ask and answer a few questions: #1: What is the first step to becoming a writer? I just finished this book last night: http://amzn.to/1G9cpmN and you may want to read it. Do you have a Kindle? #2: What am I going to write about? Pick a first focus. #3 How much time am I going to dedicate and when? Make a commitment to yourself and then announce it to the world. Make sure that it fits with family time and is wife approved. It really helps to have your spouse on board, just listened to a podcast about this, which is why I bring it up. Blogger Path Write a blog post that is about those first 3 questions. Yes, you don't have a blog yet but do these things and then we will discuss that. Blog on, -Renee' P.S. When are you going to do this? So what do you think folks? Can you answer these questions for your what and your passion or goal? Blog on,

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ITB 066 Spy on Competitors

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Jun 26, 2015


Do you know what your competitors are doing online? It is not that you want to become a spy but you do want to spend some time spying around. You need to know what your competitors are doing online. This will help you understand the scope of your blogging business, gain new ideas and make sure that you are actually competing. As a blogger we are super focused on creating content or we should be. Sometimes we are just obsessing about it or is that just me? It is important to take a step back and see what others are doing, figure out what we could improve upon and make sure that we are in line and on track. I did this recently and I realized that I am missing the boat a bit by not providing great downloads. I should be creating give-aways for the readers and creating check lists. Now, I am working on that and will be creating some to accompany my post popular posts. That was my big take away from this exercise, what will be yours? You are going to want to set aside about two hours for this task but I do believe it will be well worth your time. Here is a quick digital checklist for you: . Make a list of 5 of your competitors .Find each of their websites. .Is their blog mobile responsive? .Does their blog look current and attractive? .How many post have they released? .What is their frequency? (Look for a sitemap) .When did the post their latest blog post? .Do they have Social Media connected to their blog? .Are they using Social Media? Of course, you should do the same type of audit on your blog as well. It is important to take stock of where you are and where you should go with your digital marketing efforts.

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065 WordPress Can Be a Website

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Jun 24, 2015


I personally believe that the gap between and website is quickly fading but it sure isn’t completely gone. A blog shows a list of the latest post usually in chronological order. I say usually because if you are running a magazine style blog, the order may be shifted around based upon category. A blog usually has a feed associated to it so that readers can subscribe to it and get the latest post delivered in their email. A blog is focused on providing content over time vs a website that is often launched with pages and pages of content at once. About websites Websites are focused on static content. Static content is essentially content that stays in place. Imagine a website nav bar such as my friend’s site Aladdin Rentals and Events.com It has a home, event hall, linens, contact us etc. This site is focused on provided people with information about their services and their event hall. The primary purpose is for people see what they offer and then contact them. This is different than a blog when the primary purpose is keep them on the site, provide information and perhaps take then thru a sales funnel towards a product. Now, with all that said, let’s talk about a popular question that I get often: Can WordPress be for websites or is it just for blogs. The answer is YES. Every single website that I have ever built was built on WordPress. Heck, I just finished a website that is launching soon for a Bull Riders association. This is pure website and a massive one at that. WordPress is a content management system. While it was built as a blogging platform it doesn’t care what you put on the front page. You can quickly and easily set your front page to either be latest post or a specific page. The advantage to using WordPress as the bones of your website is all of the great plugins that you will have access to and the great themes that give you a jump start on style. So go ahead and build your website on WordPress and make your life easier.

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64 If I Could Start Over With Podcasting

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Jun 22, 2015


Starting a Podcast. Growing Your Audience. Without Google, Social Media or Paid Traffic. 15 Experts Show How http://bit.ly/1IhfXaA Podcasting is by far my favorite medium for sharing all that I have learned and all that I know about blogging. However, when I launched my show I had absolutely no idea what I was doing. One Sunday afternoon I grabbed a laptop, opened up Garage Band and just started recording on a whim. I did not have a special microphone. I did not worry about background noises. I just started recording. If you are thinking about starting a podcast, here is a list of a few things that you should consider. 1. Have a plan. The only difference between podcasting and blogging is the medium. In my blogging course, I always teach to have a set of categories and blog post titles before you launch. The same is true with podcasting. To be successful with podcasting you need to provide your audience with a steady stream of content on a reliable schedule and planning is the best way to do that. 2. Sound quality matters. Put away the dogs, the kids and buy a decent mic. That first day when I recorded you could hear my dogs in the background and if you listened closely you could actually hear me. The internal mic provided on a laptop is not good enough, not even close. Now I use a Blue Yeti and I love it. Isolate yourself in a quiet room, sit close to your mic and speak up. 3. Have a backlog. When I recorded that first episode, I released it out of excitement. Podcasting can quickly become a chore if you are not prepared. You should decide on a frequency in advance of launching your podcast and then I recommend that you have a backlog of 5 times that frequency before you launch. 4. Don’t hold back. Podcasting is an extremely intimate medium and that allows you the opportunity to truly connect with people in a way that words on a screen can never do. This is why you should allow your personality to shine thru and let people learn to know, like and trust you. If you spend all of your time behind the mic sounding stiff and buttoned up people will not relate to you and they will be less likely to share your podcast. 5. Make an offer. Make an offer in the podcast that you don’t make anywhere else. When I launched my podcast, I told people that if they emailed me their phone number, we could jump on the phone and talk about blogging. At that time, that offer was no where else. When you provide people with that kind of offer and then follow thru, they are far more likely to spread the word. 6. Reach out. Don’t launch your podcast in a vacuum and hope that people will just find it. Tell the world about your podcast. Consider the following: A. Announce it to your mailing list. B. Email your friends and family. Ask them to listen and to review. C. Announce it on your blog. D. Join Podcasting Groups. E. Go to forums and connect with people. F. Join a group in your Niche on Reddit. G. Email other podcasters and introduce yourself. The best way to grow a podcast is to not stop podcasting. Just like growing any online presence, it takes time, dedication and a touch of luck.

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063 Hey Blogger What Do You Know

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Jun 19, 2015


A popular question that all of us bloggers tend to explore at some point is “How can I make money with this?” At a recent conference people were asking this question. The go to answer that I see a lot of people lean towards is making money with Google AdSense or something other ad service. There is nothing wrong with this answer. As a matter of fact, it is a perfectly fine answer. There are other options that may actually be a better answer for most bloggers. Now before I get into the other options, I want to share with you a formula. Just the other day, I released a tutorial how-to blog post about how to create a Google AdSense ad and how to place it in your WordPress sidebar. In that post, I also shared an article that someone wrote about how to make money with AdSense. The breakdown of the formula is this: You can theoretically make $380 bucks a day with AdSense but to do that you will need around 40,000 page views per day. If you are listening and are making that or more on just a few hundred a day, then please contact me and let me know how because that is awesome. The point of this formula is that you need a lot of visitors on your site to get enough folks clicking on those ads. It can take a long time and a great deal of effort to get that many readers and this is why I wanted to talk about another way. A while back, I read an article about how to make a living with a blog that has 100 readers a day. For the life of me, I can’t remember where I read that, so I can’t credit the author. I don’t recall all of the article but basically he said to consider other methods besides ads. So with that said, I thought that I would tell you a story. Story about Fred. Started DGC speaking Stopped doing that and did other things. Kept the blog going about custody though. Now, he has a steady but low readership. People reach out to him weekly, if not daily at times and ask him questions. He can only help so many people one on one. He realized, hey I know a lot about this topic. Now he is making a course. So let’s go back to methods on making money with a blog: Coaching Books Courses Teaching / Speaking Other Products Affiliates These are a few solid methods, so let me ask you. What do you know? What do people constantly ask your advice on? What services can you offer that are related to your blog? Can you envision other methods of making money with your topic beyond ads?

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ITB 062 Blog Content Upgrade

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Jun 17, 2015


Hi guys, this is podcast #62 and I just wanted to talk about an experience that I just had with my blog. What is a content upgrade. What is the process: What tools that I used: First you have to create a download. I looked at Google Analytics to see what some of my most popular blog posts were and then made a pdf based upon that topic. In my case, I took the highlights from two popular blog post: 5 SEO Tips and 7 Places to Submit your Blog for Organic Indexing. I ended up using a Power Point Template that I got from Hubspot. http://offers.hubspot.com/ebook-templates Note, that I did not write an ebook but rather created a simple 9 page document. It is not crammed with a ton of content but I did put 5 tips in there and the list of places to submit your blog for indexing. Also, I work on a mac and while I have Power Point on my machine, I found it easier to convert the document to Keynote and just use that. It made making links far easier. I also used Acrobat Pro to add some internal links to the document. Since I put an FAQ in there, I made the first reference to phrases such as meta title link to the appropriate spot on the document for a definition. This was actually one of the more challenging parts of this to figure out. The next step was to set all of this up so that people could sign up for my newsletter and get the document. There were stages along the way on this that I really struggled with. I actually agonized over this stage far more than I should have and spent far more time on it than I thought that I would. My struggles: Grasping the process. Frankly, I was over thinking it instead of just doing it. It seemed to simple and I thought that I was surely missing it. Here is how it works: Step 1: Someones find this page and signs up: http://iteachblogging.com/5-seo-tips-welcome-page/ or they sign up from the pop-up Step 2: They are redirected to this page Step 3: They receive their email and are redirected to this download page #2 Second issue was a key part of the software that I was not finding clear direction on. Yes, of course, that is a blog post for me in the future, gotta love it. So the software that I am using is Thrive Leads: https://thrivethemes.com/leads/ and it is so wonderful. The issue that I had: Where to put the link for Step 2. I could not figure out how to do this and it took me far too long and watching far too many videos. This is not going to translate well on audio but when you are setting up your lead box, pop-up, whatever you call it, you will choose your mailing list that it goes to and then you can choose for them to be redirected to a page. Like I said, does not translate well and this is why I will be making a tutorial in the near future. #3 I struggled with copywriting. I did not expect this to be so challenging but it was difficult to choose a headline and teaser copy. You guys will have to let me know what you think and how I did. So this is a great tool and it was a blast creating the content upgrade, I hope that you all will sign up for it and let me know what you think. Blog on, -Renee'

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ITB 061 A WordPress Backup Failure

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Jun 15, 2015


In this episode I discuss how I completely failed and wasted my time working on a blog post. I highly recommend BackupBuddy: http://bit.ly/1IV024N However, before you buy a Backup program, find out if your WordPress hosting company already does backups for you. I would like to close this post by asking you a question: When is the last time that you backed up your site? Do you use a backup plugin? I ask this question because no matter how well a blog or website is built, things will just sometimes go wrong.

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ITB 060 Cleanup WordPress Themes

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Jun 08, 2015


http://iteachblogging.com/will-you-clean-out-your-wordpress-theme-closet/ I don’t know about you but I have a closet full of clothes that I don’t actually wear. You know how it goes, you go shopping for a few new outfits, but you don’t clean out the old. I mean come on, we could possibly want to wear that some day... right? It is common to do the same thing with our WordPress sites. When we first start building our websites or blogs, we try on new themes. We may activate a theme, try it on for a while then decide that we don’t like it. Before long our WordPress blog has 4 or 5 themes just sitting around waiting to be hacked. Yeah, I said "hacked" because sadly that happens from time to time.

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ITB 059 Do You Have Access to Your Blog

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, May 29, 2015


Do you know to work on your WordPress blog? In this podcast I will prompt you with a few questions for your web developer. Do you have Administrator rights? Do you have cPanel access? Do you have access to your domain and the DNS settings? DNS stands for Domain Name Service and/or Domain Name Servers. The Domain Name Service (DNS) can be thought of much like a directory or phone book. If you need to contact someone via telephone but only have his/her name, you can always check the phone book for their telephone number. The same applies when dealing with the Internet although this kind of "lookup" often happens in the background, unnoticed. Do you have FTP access? The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer computer files from one host to another host over a TCP-based network http://www.whoishostingthis.com/ hosting https://www.whois.net/ domain Whose name are all of the items in? If the developer is managing all of this for you, what happens if there is a conflict or they go out of business?

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ITB 058 How to Build a Website Yourself

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Thu, May 21, 2015


In this podcast I am going to provide a few tips about you building your own website or blog instead of hiring someone to do it for you. To begin with these first two decisions are the two most important critical decisions to make before you even start thinking about design, logos and hosting. #1 Who will build the website? Will it be you or will you hire someone? #2 Who will write the content? How can you build your own website and save money? So you want to do it yourself and save money but are not sure where to start? Here is where I would recommend: #1 Decide on a platform. A.WordPress? B.Joomla? C.Weebly? #2 Choose a design. There are thousands of designs to choose from. There are an overwhelming amount of free WordPress themes and you may find one that you think is perfect for your business. I build all of our designs on premium themes and choose between Thesis Theme and Genesis Theme. I host with SiteGround: http://bit.ly/1AgXGtF

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ITB057 I Digress a bit, so just humor me

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, May 13, 2015


I Digress a bit, so just humor me! My phone beeps and dings and vibrates right off of the table all day long. Each time that happens I assume something exciting has happened and I got a text from a friend or an important call. Instead it is just a Facebook comment to a comment that I made, that I should not have made in the first place. See, while I am well versed in Social Media for Business, I am not so well versed in Social Media for Personal. An example: The other day I saw a facebook update of someone who was selling a couch because they were getting a new one. I commented "how exciting. I hope that you love your new couch." It turns out that it was a the HEB Buy Sale Trade page and it was just a stranger trying to sell a couch. ## But Renee’ you teach Social Media Yes, I do teach social media and I am really good at that. I understand how to use the tools and the platforms but I don’t teach social. There is a difference between understanding social media and understanding social. Don’t worry, I have friends and I spend time with them. However, I don’t interact with them well on social media. Actually, I don’t hardly interact on social media with my friends at all. I use social media as a tool. It is a method for me to gain information. I love following tech leaders and blogging leaders and WordPress know-it-alls. Social Media is a wonderful way to learn about new products. Social Media is a wonderful way to learn new tips and tricks. It is how I find all of the content that I read. It just so happens that in my case, I tend to filter out things such as a camel getting tickled and what my best friend had for dinner. I have much rather have dinner with my best friend and hear those stories than read about them on Facebook. Does that make me weird?

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Do you feel that your blog's in shambles

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, May 05, 2015


Do you ever feel like your blog is a complete mess? Being a blogger is an extremely personalized job. We analyze everything that we do and we tend to doubt ourselves often. It is very rare, if ever that I talk to a blogger and they say “Ya know, I never think twice, I just publish!” Most of the time people really struggle with whether what they have to say is good enough, will add enough value and whether or not it is well enough edited. Here are some of the questions of a blogger: Did I chose the right design for my blog anyways? Does anyone care about this as much as I do? Someone else has already said this so what could I possibly offer? Am I good enough writer? Do I really have time for this? Let’s take a look at some of these one more time and discuss them. These are days when we can look at our greatest blog post and still see nothing but a blog in shambles. I believe that unless you are releasing a blog post while drunk, unless that is your thing, that the simple fact that you are indeed taking the time means that you are adding value.  If you care about the topic the odds are about 123% that someone else cares. Remember us humans are not nearly as unique as we think that we are. As a result it means that someone else is curious and has a question.

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ITB 055 Should You Do Less?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Mar 10, 2015


I am not a morning gal. I am not a late night gal either. I often say that I am more of the between 10am and 6pm kind of gal. The only time that I take naps is if I am sick or extremely sun burned. However, during those hours I am extremely focused. I do not tend to take breaks or even read the news during those hours. As a result, I always considered myself to be a fairly productive person but after reading up a bit I can not help but wonder if I should take some breaks.

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ITB 054 I Get So Angry When

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Thu, Mar 05, 2015


I HATE it so much when people say no design required. I believe that this is absolute crap and completely misleading. You still have to have an idea. You still have to have a color palette even if it is a color palette of sorts. Unless your website is going to look like Craigs List you have to have an idea. Do I want an arrow that points? Do I want a box as a button or do I want my button to be round? Do I want it to be green, blue yellow or?

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ITB 053 What I'm Afraid to Say

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Mar 03, 2015


Often, I am afraid to say: I don't really like social media. Today, I will just say it with joy. I love teaching it. I love speaking about it. I just don't love BEING ON IT. There, I said it.

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ITB 052 I was told this was a Bad Idea

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Thu, Feb 26, 2015


In this podcast we are we are going to get down to it with a conversation about Following your Gutt and being the Freak that Brogan called us to be and then we are going to discuss a thought for the day. How often do you go against the grain?

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ITB 051 Length is not everything

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Feb 24, 2015


Sometimes you can get straight to the point. Never be afraid to break the rules with your blog.

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ITB 050 100 Blogging Tips

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Sep 22, 2014


Drumroll, please! This is post 100 and podcast 50. Personally, I find this just crazy and I am speechless about it. If you are a first-time reader (first-time caller) welcome to the party. If you have been with me for a while, thank you, thank you! My hero Pat Flynn tells his audience how much he loves us so I will do the same. I want to tell you all now: I love you and I want to spend the rest of my life with you. There, I said it.

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ITB 049 Sometimes I run out of ideas

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Sep 08, 2014


Sometimes I run out of blog post ideas by Renee Groskreutz: Blogging Coach, Digital Entrepreneur, How-to blogger | Why is a heavily covered blog topic a good topic? This often means that it is a worthy topic. Good bloggers spend time thinking about their

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ITB 048 42 Pieces to Improve SM

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Sep 05, 2014


42 Pieces to Improve Your Social Media Audience 4 by Renee Groskreutz: Blogging Coach, Digital Entrepreneur, How-to blogger | Quite a while back now, I sat down to write as many social media tips as I could think of in a single sitting. I complied the lis

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ITB 047 42 Social Tips Part 3

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Thu, Sep 04, 2014


ITB 047 42 Social Tips Part 3 by Renee Groskreutz: Blogging Coach, Digital Entrepreneur, How-to blogger Quite a while back now, I sat down to write as many social media tips as I could think of in a single sitting. I complied the list into 42 tips because

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ITB 046 42 Social Tips Part 2

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Sep 03, 2014


Quite a while back now, I sat down to write as many social media tips as I could think of in a single sitting. I complied the list into 42 tips because well, why not. In the next few podcasts we are going to go thru the list together and see if I still believe these tips are true today and what I think about them. Keep in mind that I did not edit this list in advance of this podcast so this is a journey for both of us. 15. Design a custom Twitter background with your company’s contact information. 16. Tweet at least three to four times a day. 17. Follow people that matter to your business or potential clients. 18. Welcome all new followers (SocialOomph is a great way to do this.) 19. Check your Mentions and Replies daily. 20. #Don’t #over #hashtag #everything #you #tweet. 21. Tweet out your new blog posts. 22. Consider a dashboard application like Hootsuite or TweetDeck to help manage your tweets.

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ITB 045 42 Social Tips Part 1

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Sep 02, 2014


Quite a while back now, I sat down to write as many social media tips as I could think of in a single sitting. I complied the list into 42 tips because well, why not. In the next few podcasts we are going to go thru the list together and see if I still be

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ITB 044 5 Website Dos

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Sep 01, 2014


5 Website Dos Before Submitting to Search Engines 1. Add Meta Tags Titles, Meta Tag Keywords and Meta Descriptions to All Your Pages, 2. Delete All Unused Pages, 3. Have a Good 404 Page, 4. Pre-Write your Meta Description, 5. Check your Site in All Browse

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ITB 043 What's in a Twitter Name?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Aug 26, 2014


ITB 043 What’s in a Twitter Name? Everything that You Can Fit into It | In this podcast we discuss the fact that you can change your Twitter name and how to pick a good Twitter name.

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ITB 042 Bad Blogging Advice 9

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Aug 25, 2014


ITB 042 Bad Blogging Advice 9: It doesn’t matter how often you blog as long as you blog every once in a while. The search engines are looking for websites that are current and the best way to keep your website / blog current is to update it on a frequent basis. This alone is a good enough reason to create a reasonable blogging frequency. Your blogging frequency choices not only impact you but they also impact your audience.

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ITB 041 Is your Blog sagging

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Aug 22, 2014


It can be a real challenge to get to page one of Google for a single keyword. Instead spend your time talking about your blog topic theme instead of just one single idea.

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ITB 040 Do you have blogging goals

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Thu, Aug 21, 2014


Do you have blogging goals? I spend a lot of time thinking about my goals and the goals for my blog. I do mind maps, create notes on EverNote, heck I have even used such great tools as excel and SpringPad for goal setting. As a matter of fact to be honest, I sometimes love the act of goal setting and planning better than the doing.

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ITB 039 Making Time for Social Media

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Aug 20, 2014


I recommend that you spend about 15 minutes a day working on your social media. If you do that every day your social media will be effective. Be careful though because social media can and will suck you in and before you know it time has passed and you feel overwhelmed.

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ITB 038 Boost SEO tips from Google 2

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Aug 19, 2014


Now let’s get down to it and discuss Things Google Says you should avoid Part 2. Don't feel obligated to purchase a search engine optimization service. Some companies claim to "guarantee" high ranking for your site in Google's search results

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ITB 037 Boost SEO tips from Google

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Aug 18, 2014


Boost SEO Not so secret tips from Google: Things Google says you should avoid with your blog. Don't fill your page with lists of keywords, attempt to "cloak" pages, or put up "crawler only" pages. Learn more in this podcast.

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ITB 036 Bad Blogging Advice Part 8

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Aug 15, 2014


Bad Blogging Advice Part 8: Don’t write more than 300 words. This is terrible advice but I do understand the spirit behind it. I teach that a good rule of thumb is write between 400 – 600 words on average. This is enough content for the search engines to pay attention and generally enough to share a few valuable tips or make a good solid point. However, these are just guidelines and not rules.

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ITB 035 Bad Blogging Advice Part 7

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Thu, Aug 14, 2014


Bad Blogging Advice: Don’t worry about it, those images are free because they are online. First, let me scream! Arhhhhhhhh! Ok thanks. This issue is becoming even more confusing because there are more and more places to get these free images. The problem is that you must carefully read the rules related to any specific image.

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ITB 034 Stop Hating Your Readers

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Aug 13, 2014


Stop hating your readers and do these three things: Is your blog unattractive? Do people have to squint to read your blog post? I hate your pop up!

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ITB 033 3 easy seo tips for your blog

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Aug 12, 2014


We are going to discuss three easy seo tips for your blog. How to seo an image, Google webmaster tools, optimize your social profiles and Google local.

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ITB 032 Your developer needs to answer

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Aug 11, 2014


In this podcast we are going to discuss a quick tip from the previous podcast and then we are going to discuss the a few questions that you should ask a developer before you hire one.

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ITB 031 Do you have this problem?

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Aug 08, 2014


In this podcast we are going to discuss the problem with perfection. Does perfectionism keep you from blogging? In the process of recording episodes for this podcast, I get up from my mic often. I find so many important things to do that are urgent….more urgent than recording a podcast. That is not true though. None of those things are more important that recording those podcasts.

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ITB 030 Bad Blogging Advice 6

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Thu, Aug 07, 2014


The idea of “just write some stuff” indicates that your content does not matter and that your audience does not matter. The reason that you should blog is to add value and even if you are a humorous blogger you are still adding value. I want you to run a long standing and successful blog and that requires thought before action.

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ITB 029 Google Told us what to do

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Aug 06, 2014


In this podcast we are going to discuss a tip directly from Google but first let’s discuss a bit about the last few podcasts. I have been working on a series called Bad Blogging Advice and this is a short intermission from the series. So I just wanted to do a quick recap before we move on todays topic: Does your blog answer the question.

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ITB 028 Bad Blogging Advice 5

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Aug 05, 2014


In this podcast we are going to cover another bad blogging tip: Blogging will save your SEO problems. forget for a moment of the act of “doing” SEO and think about the reason that you care about SEO. You care about SEO because you are trying to get people to your website / blog so that you can connect with people and then have them take an action, whatever that is. Blogging will increase traffic which in turn helps with the concept of SEO.

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ITB 027 Write Amazing Content

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Aug 04, 2014


Bad Blogging Advice:Write amazing content This is a controversial topic and frankly it is a vague tip.What exactly is good content? How do you define it other than to say that you know it when you read it.

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ITB 025 Bottom line blog design matters

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Aug 01, 2014


Let's discuss a piece of really bad blogging advice: Blog Design doesn’t matter. Blog design effects everything about your blog including SEO and page rankings. Let's talk blog design.

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ITB 024 Bad Blogging Advice Part 1

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Thu, Jul 31, 2014


In this podcast we are going to discuss a piece of really bad blogging advice: if you write it, they will read it. Just because you write blog posts and release it, it does not mean that your readers will find you.

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ITB 023 Stop link building already

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Jul 30, 2014


Write something worth talking about. Write something that will inspire people to link to you. Links from other websites are a crucial part of getting your blog ranked higher in the search engines. Be focused on your topic and write content that people will want to share. Link bait is a phrase that we all hear thrown around the SEO jungle and all that it really means is be the answer.

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ITB 022 Whip title block these ideas

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Jul 29, 2014


It happens to all of us. Sometimes we get stuck with blog topics and content ideas. It seems like a terrible place to be, but the opportunity can create new material.

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ITB 021 What you should know about SEO

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Jul 28, 2014


As a blogger we are limited on time. In this podcast we discuss the bare minimum of what you should know about SEO. Let's get down to the SEO basics.

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ITB 020 Being an Authentic Blogger

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Jul 11, 2014


One common factor with all of these bloggers is that successful people, in the digital space, had the courage to be themselves. There is a thought that has been rolling around in my mind though, maybe they just couldn’t be anything else but the freaks that they really are.

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ITB 019: I Crashed my Blog

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Apr 22, 2014


In this Podcast we will have a quick conversation about the fact that I crashed my blogs three times in one day. This is a short podcast with a couple of tips about building a blog.

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ITB 017 Social Media Goal Questions

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Apr 21, 2014


The two major evils of marketing are: Failing to plan, and not working your plan. With spring approaching (where did winter go folks?), it is time to evaluate or create your Social Media Goals. To get you started in writing this year’s goals, consider answering the following five questions

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ITB 016: Smart Content Marketing

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Apr 14, 2014


In this episode we will recap a tip from the last podcast, a quick seo tip and then we are going to get down to it with a conversation about a wonderful blog post that ProBlogger wrote about Content Marketing Smart - Why your blog article is just the beginning.

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ITB 015: Why You Should Own Your Domain

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Apr 07, 2014


If there is one thing that I would like to recommend to all business owners above all things it is that you must own your url (domain name). Here is a list of 10 reasons why you should own your url (domain name)

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ITB 014 The fear of blogging

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Mar 24, 2014


In this episode we will recap a tip from the last podcast, a quick seo tip and then we are going to get down to it with a conversation about the fear of blogging. I love teaching but there is space in my life for both. So here I am sharing my fears with you… my fear of blogging.

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ITB 013 8 tips about blog platforms

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Mar 17, 2014


In this episode: 8 quick tips about blog platforms, quick seo tip and a tip about blogging frequency. This is all about how to get started blogging.

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ITB 012 Blogging Frequency & a formula

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Mar 10, 2014


In this podcast we will cover tips about Blogging Frequency & a frequency formula. We also cover an SEO tip about internal links.

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ITB 011 5 ways to promo blogs on Twitter

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Mar 03, 2014


I Teach Blogging Podcast 011: 5 things you can do right now to promote your blog on twitter. As a blogger you have jobs beyond writing and one of those is connecting with blog readers. Here are 5 tips on using twitter. Promoting your blog takes time.

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ITB 010 The flu and blogging don't mix

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Feb 28, 2014


In this podcast I talk honestly about my failure. I did the get started stupid fast method with my podcast. I broke all of the rules. I had good intentions of pre-recording at least several podcasts.

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ITB 009: Fail at blogging at the start

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Wed, Feb 12, 2014


In this podcast Renee' of I Teach Blogging discusses being ready to fail at blogging, at least in the beginning. This podcasts why this is good and what to do in the early days of blogging.

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ITB 008 How to get a blog post done now.

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Feb 03, 2014


In this episode we focus on a process for getting a blog done. If you have trouble getting your blog done then consider putting it first. If you are tired of waiting for the right moment and want some fast tips listen to business owner and blogging evangelist Renee' Groskreutz to get started.

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ITB 007 Use a blogging calendar

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Thu, Jan 30, 2014


In this Podcast Renee' of I Teach Blogging discusses using a blogging calendar. It is vital to plan your blog success.

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ITB 006 How to get more out of a blog.

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Tue, Jan 28, 2014


In this Podcast Renee' of I Teach Blogging discusses How to Extend the life of a blog post. 5 Tips on getting the most out of each blog topic

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ITB 005 A plan to promote your blog.

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Sat, Jan 25, 2014


In this Podcast Renee' of I Teach Blogging discusses how to promote your blog with social media. A 10 step social media marketing plan to get you started.

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Get Blogging Stupid Fast Podcast 4

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Jan 20, 2014


This episode is the fourth in a series about how to plan and strategize your blog for business success - STUPID FAST. If you are tired of waiting for the right moment and want some fast tips listen to business owner and blogging evangelist Renee' Groskreutz to get started.

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Get Blogging Stupid Fast Podcast 3

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Fri, Jan 17, 2014


This episode is the third in a series about how to plan and strategize your blog for business success - STUPID FAST. If you are tired of waiting for the right moment and want some fast tips listen to business owner and blogging evangelist Renee' Groskreutz to get started.

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Blogging-Stupid-Fast-Episode-2

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Jan 13, 2014


This episode is the second in a series about how to plan and strategize your blog for business success - STUPID FAST. If you are tired of waiting for the right moment and want some fast tips listen to business owner and blogging evangelist Renee' Groskreutz to get started.

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Blogging-Stupid-Fast-Episode1

Author: I Teach Blogging by Renee
Mon, Jan 13, 2014


This episode is the first in a series about how to plan and strategize your blog for business success - STUPID FAST. If you are tired of waiting for the right moment and want some fast tips listen to business owner and blogging evangelist Renee' Groskreutz to get started. SHOW NOTES: http://iteachblogging.com/get-started-blogging-fast/

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