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    Why Your Blog Is Not Growing

    If you’re blog is growing at a slower rate than before or has stopped growing completely you don’t need to freak out just yet! It is most likely something quite simple that you can fix. Here are some reasons why your blog might have stopped growing and how to fix it: Spamming- If you’ve been spamming other bloggers it is likely they are not going to be visiting your blog, following your blog and some of them may even block your blog. Instead of spamming people with posts or comments try to make genuine connections with people. This will work a lot better and you’ll end up making connections with…

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    Things That Bloggers Find Frustrating

    Blogging is one of the greatest joys in my life but there are certain things that bloggers have to deal with that can be very frustrating. Spamming– this one is number one on my list because I see it most frequently and find it the most frustrating. When I say spamming I don’t just mean those weird comments in the spam folder trying to sell you viagra, as annoying as those are, I actually mean people leaving very generic comments and then leaving a bunch of links to their blog/posts. Or people who don’t  even leave a generic comment but leave just a link to their blog talking about their…

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    Why Your Traffic Has Decreased

    A small decrease in views once in a while is totally normal however if you notice a consistence decrease in views you may be making some of the following mistakes which luckily are very easily fixable! Not responding to comments-  A large number of bloggers really enjoy communicating with one another and socializing with everyone. Commenting is a very important part of the blogging experience and not replying to comments may be one of the reasons your readers aren’t returning. A lot of people may prefer to read blogs from people they can interact with. Not being active- I say this a lot but it’s definitely true- WordPress is very much a…

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    Reasons Your Blog Stopped Growing

    If you’re blog has stopped growing it could be for a number of reasons- most of which are likely easily solvable. The reasons and solutions below can help your blog begin growing again: You’re leaving spam comments- This is one of the easiest ways to stop people from following your blog. If you aren’t sure what a spam comment is it’s leaving your link on random blogs comments section, leaving a vague comment with your link on random blogs or trying to force/guilt/bully other bloggers to check out your blog. It’s one of those things that are really a pet peeve for bloggers and I usually delete these kinds of comments…

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    5 Tricks That Will Get You Followers

    Be consistent– Consistency is seriously important when blogging. It helps your readers know when your post is going to go up, whether you are still active because some people quit blogging after a while and you can schedule your posts for the optimum time so as to reach the maximum number of readers.I know it’s not always possible when you have things going on in life but I would highly recommend trying to schedule your posts in such a way that you are posting at the same time every day/week. What I personally like to do is write my posts in advance so that I don’t have to worry about…

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    14k WordPress Followers!

    Omg you guys I can not believe lifesfinewhine just hit 14k! I can not thank you guys enough for following the blog and for supporting me! You guys are so amazing and I am so blessed to have the best followers and audience ever! Thank you so much for the support you have shown the blog. I seriously appreciate every like, follow, share and comment I receive! Your positive, supportive and uplifting comments honestly make my day! I have so much fun getting to know you guys and I can’t wait to get to know my newer followers better too! I also just want to remind everyone that I have…

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    How To Market Your Blog

    Blogging is difficult and marketing your blog can be even more difficult. However, as most bloggers know it is quite difficult to grow your blog especially without marketing. Good marketing can have a huge impact your blog plus it’s very helpful if you are hoping to start making money off your blog or become a full time blogger. Here’s how you can successfully market your blog. Reach out to people who are interested– do some research and figure out who is sponsoring other bloggers and try to reach out to them and ask if they would be interested in sponsoring you too. Email companies/people you know that sponsor bloggers and…

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    5 Tiny Reasons Why Your Blog Isn't Taking Off

    There are so many tiny mistakes that one can make that may stop them from getting the followers/traffic their blog deserves. Here are some that may be stopping your blog from taking off: You’re spamming WordPress– If you’re putting out one post after the other WordPress a lot of people may think you’re spamming them and decide to not follow you or unfollow you. Furthermore, WordPress may stop putting your posts on the tags section because it will categorize you as spam. This will put a huge dent on your traffic/follows so try not to post too often- especially not all at once. You aren’t being active- Like I say…

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    Why You Should NEVER Buy Followers

    People will know- People will definitely know that your followers are fake eventually. They’ll notice the lack of activity that comes from having organic followers. Sponsors will know– Again sponsors will definitely know. Since their job is to figure out who would be the best to sponsor they’re going to look at your stats and realise your followers are fake due to the lack of activity on your blog. It’s unethical- Blogging is not just about getting followers/likes it’s about writing and creating posts that people can genuinely enjoy. Although there is no official rule book people are still likely going to avoid your blog if they realise your followers…

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    How To Be A Successful Blogger

    Although it’s not always important how popular your blog is a lot of bloggers do tend to want to increase their followers/traffic. If you’re interested in being a more successful blogger here are 5 ways to do so. Be unique- To be bluntly honest there are millions of bloggers out there and unless you’re bringing something unique to the reader it’s going to take a while for your blog to grow. Make sure your topic is unique and interesting so that readers will want to follow and read your posts. Be genuine- You are way more likely to be successful if your writing is genuine. Your readers will see how…