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How to Encourage More Comments on Your Blog

If your blog looks like a ghost town, it's time to focus on getting more comments. I'll give you 12 ways to turn your ghost town blog into a boom town.

Have you ever published a post, then waited a few days…and only heard crickets? Feels a little lonely, hmn? Well, if you’re looking to build your blog, you have to start with the most basic of all things: creating community.  And the lifeblood of a thriving community is the discussion.  Not only does good discussion […]

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Partial RSS Feed vs. Full Feed: Keeping your Subscribers (and Sponsors) Happy

Full Feed vs Partial Feed - Keeping your blog subscribers happy | theblogmaven.com

One of the most difficult decisions a blogger makes when moving their blog to WordPress is the format of their blog feed.  Do you want to deliver your entire post to your readers via Feedburner, or should you just give them an excerpt (a partial feed), and then have them visit your blog to see […]

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How to Add a Button with Grab Code in WordPress

How to Add a Button with Grab Code | The Blog Maven

So you’ve got your well designed blog button and you’re ready to add it to your sidebar.  Rather than making your readers “Save As” and create their own links to your blog, you can give them the code straight from your sidebar or post. Not only does this make your button infinitely easier for a […]

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Optimize Your Pinterest Profile for More Blog Traffic

Pinterest is the most powerful tool out there for drawing fresh faces to your blog.  But dominating Pinterest doesn’t happen by accident. Let’s say you’re pinning your favorite bits of the web consistently, with your readers in mind.  And you’re following the most influential pinners, so you have the inside scoop on what’s hot right […]

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