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Audience Engagement Strategies – Increasing Blog Commenting

Etela Ivkovic

Simon Heseltine, Director of SEO at AOL/Huffington Post Guest Speaking at DragonSearch – Part 3 How can we increase our audience’s engagement with our blog? What can we do to help build and encourage conversation and sharing? What does our audience care about and what will make them want to leave a comment on our…

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Ric Dragon Guest Posts

Ric Dragon

I’ve been writing a few guest posts on other blogs this past year. To me, a fair amount, although my friend Lisa Barone heartily scoffed at the number. I’m fortunate to be able to make this a central part of my job! By the way, the list below is a List.ly list. I’ve written a…

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BlogWorld 2011: Ric Dragon on SEO for the Rest of Us

DragonSearch

Ric Dragon to Speak at BlogWorld 2011 As the winter approaches, Ric Dragon has an excuse to escape the cold New York weather and head out to warmer weather in California. In just a few days, Ric Dragon will be joining 200+ other speakers at BlogWorld and New Media Expo. Ric describes BlogWorld as “summer…

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Blog World East: Talking SEO in NYC

DragonSearch

It’s mid-May, Spring is finally in full force, and it seems the world is full of new opportunities for growth and learning. It is appropriate, then, that next week marks the first-ever Blog World & New Media Expo East. For three days, from May 24-26, the Jacob Lavits Center in New York City will be…

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Finding Your Passion for Blogging Again

Mike Vaz

Have you ever lost your passion for writing blog posts? I think it’s safe to assume that this has happened to you, someone you know, and of course people like me. Yes, it happened to me but was that something I set out to do? Of course not! The moment I realized my blog writing…

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Fighting the Blog Monster

Allison Gray Teetsel

So many people seem to be intimidated by writing. This was true when I was an undergrad, and a professor assigned us a 15-page research paper on the evolution of jazz and rock and roll. It was true when I was studying for my master’s degree, and we had to write up a statement of…

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Sin & Redemption in Ghost Blogging

Ric Dragon

There are different ways to approach the art of drawing. One way is to learn various formulas: the body is seven and a half head heights; there is the width of an eye between the eyes; and a perfect triangle can be formed by intersecting the nipples with the belly button. Another approach to drawing is based on drawing what you see, and responding not in an analytical way, but from the gut. The latter was my own approach when I taught drawing.

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Social Media Whiteboard Wednesdays

Mike Vaz

Hello once again everybody! As part of our ongoing evolution here at DragonSearch we’ve decided to do something a little bit more fun and different for those of you traveling through the search engine marketing universe.  Every Wednesday I shall be portraying various social media issues through the medium of illustration. This will be better…

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A Marketer’s View of BlogHer

Claudia D'Arcy

What I Learned from BlogHer ‘10 Yes, I am still recovering from BlogHer ’10 in NYC.  As a blogger first and marketer second, I have known about BlogHer for years, so I could not miss the chance to be part of  the conference now that it was conveniently in my backyard.  As an internet marketer,…

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