The “Duplicate Content Penalty” Is A Lie!
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The “Duplicate Content Penalty” Is A Lie!

But isn't my site going to be penalized if I have blog posts from a content channel that are the same as another subscriber? What about the Duplicate Content Penalty by Google? [youtube width="640" height="360"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-r6Zt4awVbA[/youtube] I get this question pretty often from prospective clients as well as other social media marketing and blogging professionals when they hear about our service and how we write high-quality, industry-relevant, credibility-building blog posts for our clients and publish them automatically to their WordPress-based blogs without them having to do a thing. They're usually always impressed with the solution that we offer but have that…
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Content Curation: How a Few Minutes a Day Spent Curating Content Can Help Boost Your Traffic

These days, many website owners and bloggers are looking for ways to boost their web traffic. While there are a plethora of strategies that can be implemented to realize this objective, content curation can be particularly effective. Let's take a quick look at why this internet marketing strategy can be effective and help establish you as a thought leader in your space. What Is Content Curation? Although defined broadly, content curation is essentially a process of analyzing and sorting through the existing content on the web to find the best pieces that cover a particular theme. Content curation is similar…
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Breathe New Life into Your Old Blog Posts with These Three Tips
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Breathe New Life into Your Old Blog Posts with These Three Tips

If you are a blogger, you know the struggle is real. You pour hours into a post, researching, writing, photographing, perfecting… and then, you publish your post only to enjoy a week's worth of fame and site traffic before your post enters the archives, rarely to be seen or read again. If this scenario seems all too real to you, the good news is there’s hope. Refreshing your old content is one of the best ways to increase your readership while saving you some time. Not sure how to breathe new life into your old content? Use these three simple…
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Engaging Your Audience With Your Own Blog Content
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Engaging Your Audience With Your Own Blog Content

For this tech tip, we will discuss how writing your own blog content can help your online presence as well as how to do it in a way that will appeal to your subscribers. Writing Your Own Content Even though you may be receiving  professionally written daily articles from us here at MySMARTblog, there are many reasons why it is good practice to post your own personal blog content as well. Including your own content with location specific information or important local news updates can help create a more personal experience for your readers who are actually affected by these…
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Real Estate Marketing: Is Video Content Marketing One of the Best Ways to Create Sales?

Real estate marketing in the social media world is a growing practice that can make a significant difference in how a real estate agent acquires leads. And within all the excitement over content marketing comes the easier ability to share video blogs in the digital universe. Thanks to Instagram bringing video capability, those in real estate can create interesting video content that enables potential clients to see the agent and the houses being sold. How should those videos be produced, though? Marketing real estate in video form has to be approached from a different angle than other businesses would. Start With…
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So What Exactly Is “Good Content”?

Content Happens: Plan for Success By Dave VanHoose (This is a great article from my friend, Dave Van Hoose, on how to provide high quality, compelling content to support your business. Dave is a master at teaching people how to hone their message and develop impactful and super-converting presentations.) Google and YouTube are two of the most visited sites on the web pulling more than one billion searches and three billion views per day. What do they have in common? They both serve up quality content. In fact, search engines exist because of content. The problem is most of us…
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