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    How To Encourage Social Sharing Of Blog Posts

    We live in a social world where much of our news comes from sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To grow your readership and make sure your blog posts get the attention they deserve, you need to encourage your current readers to share what you’ve written on their favorite social media sites.

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    How to encourage social shares of blog posts

      You’ve been working on building your business for months.

      You might be a solopreneur who has your service offers and a couple of products under your belt.

      You might be a blogger who has established some content and has started building income through referrals or reviews. 

      You may even be in direct sales and have managed to build a community group around your brand.

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      Using Quiz Tactics to Serve Your Online Community Better

        okay so A Picture May Not Be Worth A 1,000 Words, but You Need Them In Your Posts

        You’ve heard the saying “A picture is worth a thousand words”. I’m sure there are quite a few pictures out there like that, but when it comes to a blog post, that isn’t always the case. Even so, you want to make sure your posts are visually appealing and attention grabbing. Using good pictures is a great way to accomplish that.

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        Pictures in blog posts can be worth more than words for getting your readers engaged

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          A Successful Blog Made Easy

          Blogging is one of the best ways I know to create an income from home. 

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          Sassy Suite Blogging Bootcamp for Direct Sales, Solopreneurs and Small Business

            Why Breaking Up Your Blog Content And Making It Easy to Scan Is Important

            Let me ask you something. How much content is thrown at you on any given day? It’s a lot, isn’t it? We’re bombarded by articles, social media posts, emails, podcasts, videos etc. We come across a lot more content than we could possibly consume any given day. And chances are that a lot of it is good stuff.

            As a result,

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            How important is it to break up your blog content? Pretty darn important! Check out these tips to keep your reader engaged.

              How To Write Attention Grabbing Blog Post Titles
              Why your titles are important

              The most important part of your blog post is your title. If you don’t grab your reader’s attention with the title and get them to actually read the post, nothing you put inside the post matters. It doesn’t matter how great and helpful your content is. It doesn’t matter what offers or affiliate links you have in your post and it doesn’t matter who sponsored you to write it.

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                My Blog Income Report – The first 10 months

                I decide to bite the bullet and write my very first blog income report.  I was kind of terrified to put it down on paper, but now that’s it’s done I’m SO glad I did!

                The good news is I’ve actually made money and that is something I was questioning simply because I’ve invested A LOT of money into my blog and as I am approaching my first year of blogging anniversary I was starting to think maybe I had spent more money than I have made –

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                Jams and Scones first blog income report

                  Instagram Hashtags for Direct Sales and Small Business

                  I’m working on a project and started creating a hashtag bank for using on Instagram posts.  I’ve written before about using hashtags and Instagram for your direct sales or small business – so you can go check out that post if you want to now how hashtags help you grow your following.

                  Hashtag Bank

                  Below you will find my Hashtag Bank with collections of hashtags for various categories that relate to direct sales (and small) businesses and bloggers. 

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                  Best Instagram hashtags for direct sales, small business and bloggers.