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3 Ways to Generate More Discussion on Your Forum

Posted By ZacJohnson on Blog Tips

http://www.bloggingtips.com - Online forums have always served as a great place to find new ideas, opinions, and discussions. Long before blogs and social media sites were around, forums gave visitors a great platform to share valuable or interesting information with their peers. You’d have passionate brand loyalists, tech troubleshooters, travel guides and so on in online forums, ready to lend a helping hand to newbies and pros alike. And because these places were actively under the authority of forum moderators, discussions were fluid and to the point; a far cry from today’s unfettered social media comments. Though they are considered remnants of an earlier Internet age, forums played a fundamental role in the development of the Internet and continue to be valuable even in 2014. If you own a forum, it can certainly

WordPress Theme Blunder, New Look and Great Service (Audiocast)

Posted By HotBlogTips on Blog Tips

http://hotblogtips.com - Recorded just for you… In this post and audiocast (pre-podcast?) I highlight a WordPress Theme blunder on my part, how great customer service turned my frown upside down and the new look for Hot Blog Tips. In preparation for our upcoming podcast, I’m recording audio to accompany our blog posts and I truly believe it’s...The post WordPress Theme Blunder, New Look and Great Service (Audiocast) appeared first on Hot Blog Tips.

How to Decrease Bounce Rate?

Posted By ZacJohnson on Blog Tips

http://www.bloggingtips.com - Your blog’s bounce rate is the percentage of all visitors who view a single page and then leave. A ‘bounce’ is defined as a visitor either clicking on the link to a different website, closing the tab or window, entering a new URL, going back, or simply having their session time out, according to the analytical software used to monitor bounce rate. Bounce rate is important because it measures the effectiveness with which your blog captures the attention of visitors. 6 Ways to Decrease Bounce Rate Here are some tips and pointers to keep in mind if you are currently making plans to cut down on your blog’s bounce rate: 1) Enhance Blog Content Better content ensures that visitors will be more easily hooked on your blog and continue navigating through your blog in search of more posts to read.

Tag Cloud – To add or not to add!

Posted By ZacJohnson on Blog Tips

http://www.bloggingtips.com - In the previous post, I gave you an introduction to tag cloud, its types and how to add them. In this post, we will discuss whether you should display tag clouds on a blog or not. The blogosphere is very much divided about the issue of tag clouds. Let’s see both its advantages and disadvantages. Advantages of a Tag Cloud Content Illustration Some say that adding a tag cloud works better than a search box because the keyword cloud gives a viewer a highlighted illustration of a blog’s content. With a widget, you can show what a viewer could expect to find on a blog. Keyword Classification Sometimes categories are less beneficial than tags as tags are more useful in performing keyword classification. This keyword classification shows not only the reader but the webmaster as well the main key