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Today, there are millions of bloggers as the internet has become a place where people communicate and share copious amounts of information.

However, there are some legal pitfalls that come with blogging and many bloggers have no clue as to how to deal with them. Here we focus on some of the legal issues that bloggers may face.

Disclaimer: This article does not in any way offer legal counsel or advice but simply discusses legal considerations for bloggers and provides tips on protecting your content and creating your blog’s legal pages and disclaimers.

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Most bloggers that discuss Pinterest marketing talk about the basics of using the platform, such as creating a Business account, using Rich Pins, and optimizing your profile and boards with keywords.

But, as an active and engaged Pinterest user, I see a number of not-so-obvious mistakes that Pinners are making all the time. Many of them can affect how your Pin is shared, and whether it gets clicks back to your website.

In this article, I outline 7 not-so-obvious Pinterest mistakes that are hurting your shares and engagement.

1. Using the wrong code in your Pins

I see many Pinners using their image’s alt text to generate their Pinterest description. But, the primary purpose of alt text is to describe the photo to visually impaired users, so doing this can harm your website’s usability and search engine optimization (SEO).

This post is a list of search engine optimization (SEO) tips for bloggers. It will be kept updated as I come across new and better SEO tips for blogs. Bookmark it and check back for updates.

Updated: 6th December 2018

I wrote this article (originally called Search Engine Optimization For Blogs) in 2004 and when I revisited it, I was pleasantly surprised to find that it was not as outdated as I feared.

A lot of these tips are still valid, but I’ve added a few new ones and updated it to reflect the new ranking factors of social media and mobile usage.

Blogging software is really a simple Content Management System (CMS) that easily adds new pages and integrates them into your site’s navigational structure and linkage.

Blogs and blog posts are naturally search-engine-friendly because they are text-rich,

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Are you having a hard time figuring out Pinterest? You’re not alone. Even as someone who’s been online since 2001, and been a social media marketer since social media emerged, I had a hard time with Pinterest.

I almost gave up on it, until I read stories of how bloggers were getting humungous amounts of traffic (I mean hundreds of thousands of page views) to their website via Pinterest.

As of June 2018, Pinterest is up to 250 million active users and growing,

Who’s got time to wait for a page to load? No one wants to wait in line at Starbucks, much less for a web page to load.

Users begin to drop off a site when its response time is longer than 2.5 seconds according to latest reports by Forrester Research, and 80% of users stop watching a video if it buffers.

Users are less likely to stay on your website if they find they’re having to constantly wait on a page to load. Consumers have endless options when it comes to websites, and another one is only a few taps away.

Since it only takes a couple of seconds to go back and click on another Google result, if your pages don’t load as quickly as they would like, it’s highly probable that users will leave and go to another website.

In fact,

Video content is currently the most engaging content format on social media. According to Cisco, video will make up 80% of consumer online traffic by 2020.

Mark Zuckerberg sees video “as a megatrend on the same order as mobile.” Even written blog posts should have an embedded video version, according to Mark Traphagen.

Just consider some of these social media video content stats.

  • 82% of Twitter users watch video content on Twitter.
  • 500 million people are watching videos on Facebook every day.
  • Social video generates 1200% more shares than text and images combined.
  • 73% of marketers say that video gets the best ROI.

Most marketers have now realised that video is effective for brand awareness with the result that 87% of online marketers use video content.

What’s my #1 tip for social media marketing in 2017? Create more video content! And I’m not the only social media expert who thinks so.

You’ll find this and more in this expert roundup of 28 tips contributed by are some of the world’s top social media marketing pros, who have a major following on social media, with millions of followers across numerous social media channels. Many of them are recognized as the go-to sources for social media marketing tips.

Read the complete article, 28 Social Media Marketing Tips: The Expert Roundup, by Zachary Yuzdepski on the Vendasta blog, and view my tip on video marketing in the 4 Keys to Social Media Marketing infographic below.

 

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