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Combine your Wordpress posts onto Medium

Republish your blog posts to Medium?

Do you take your blog posts on your website and republish them onto Medium? Your work gets more visibility, so that sounds nice. But with your website content duplicated elsewhere on the internet, do you lose Google rankings on your own website? A good number of my blog posts don’t rank well on Google, so […]

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Idea: Auto-tweeting your blog archive

Imagine a service that would automatically tweet all your archived blog posts from this day. It would look at your blog archive to find what you posted on this day one year ago, two years ago, etc. The headline and URL would be automatically tweeted. If there are multiple blog posts, space the tweets an […]

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Years ago today

Promoting your blog archive, one day at a time

Curious what what you blogged about a year ago? “Years Ago Today” is an WordPress admin dashboard widget (and optional daily email) that lists posts published to your site on this day in years past. You might have a deep blogging archive that you can actively promote today. I have three blogs with over 3,000 […]

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Twitter or Wordpress?

Tweet or blog?

Do you find most your ideas end up on Twitter, because it’s much quicker than writing an entire blog post? I’ve certainly fell victim to that. To help myself blog more, I’m going to alter my tweeting procedure. Every time I have something I would like to tweet, instead of heading to Tweetdeck, I’m going […]

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Just create the blog.

Thinking about creating a blog, but always put it off? Just make it. You’ll be happy you did. For many years I wanted to have a blog that was about publishing and marketing. I would always put it off thinking I’ll start it at some point when I can focus on it. But then one […]

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280 words is the average length on WordPress

WordPress CEO Matt Mullenweg said that the average post on WordPress is 280 words long, and that’s remained “relatively constant” over the past few years. As most of my blog posts (on spudart.org and mattmaldre.wordpress.com) are 300 words, I find encouragement that the average length is 280 words on WordPress. Many syndicated columns are 600-800 […]

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