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10 Ways You Can Clean Up Your Blog

Posted on March 17, 2011

As it’s March and now is the time for giving your life & blog a spring cleaning, I’d thought I’d update the blog with this great guest post by James Adams.

Creating and regularly updating a blog can be the perfect way to promote yourself or your business. Visitors to your blog can see what your business has to offer and how it has progressed, it can allow others to get a feel for your personality as you add personal touches to your blog entries.

However, just like anything else a blog needs to be maintained and “cleaned” regularly or else it can become cluttered, messy, and otherwise difficult to read. Nobody wants to view a blog like this, so if you wish to have visitors to your blog you can keep it cleaned up with these tips.

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Top 5 SEO Plugins for WordPress

Posted on July 13, 2010

I’ve complied this list of my best SEO plugins for WordPress to download and install for your website or blog. Can you believe I first started writing this post on the 28th of September 2009! I never really got the time to finish writing it until now.

Post Update April 2012: I’ve updated some of the plugins to reflect what I use and recommend in 2012. (Formerly, I previously used the AllinOne SEO plugin to handle my title tags and meta descriptions. I now use WordPress SEO by Joost De Valk. It is the only SEO plugin I could ever recommend to my clients and readers).

All these plugins have been developed for one sole reason, to allow you to improve your SEO on your WordPress site with little or no SEO knowledge. It does helps if you understand how to use these plugins to your advantage, however they will help you, even with a limited or basic knowledge of SEO.

If you need help understanding the basics of SEO, I suggest you read my blog post 10 Golden Rules of Search Engine Optimisation.

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