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    17K WordPress Followers!

    I want to start this post by saying a huge THANK YOU to every single person that has followed/subscribed to lifesfinewhine! I am so honoured that you chose to follow my blog and I am so lucky to have gotten to know so many of you amazing bloggers over the years and I can not wait to get better acquainted with my newer followers. For those of you who are new to this blog and want to know more about the blog and what sort of posts to expect feel free to check out my introduction page. I also have a blogging advice section about how to grow your blog and…

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    How To Increase Your Following

    Increasing Your Following Although a lot of people blog as a hobby or just as a way to practice writing/put out their work a lot of people also want to grow their following and and many eventually want to transition into full-time blogging. Whether you just want to have a larger audience, earn an income from blogging or market other services of products you offer like books it is quite beneficial to have a large number of followers. Of course, it is not necessary in any way to have more followers because the most important part of blogging should be being able to put out your posts and interact with…

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    How To Increase Traffic Via Links

    Using Links To Increase Your Traffic Using links is a great way to increase your traffic and to refer readers to other pages in your blog. If used well links can quickly generate more traffic to your page and can help you build a loyal audience. This can help change your readers from one time reader to loyal readers. Links are also a great way to get more traffic from places outside of WordPress and will help expand your audience. The following are ways through which you can use links to help increase traffic to your blog.  Backlinks Backlinks are the perfect way to diversify your audience and get traffic/readers…

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    Time To Upgrade Your Plan?

    Are You Thinking Of Upgrading Your WordPress Plan? A lot of people have asked me about whether they should upgrade their plan and whether it’s even necessary to upgrade to a paid plan. A lot of times deciding whether or not to upgrade your plan can get a bit complicated and it is difficult to decide when the perfect time is for an upgrade. However, if you are seriously considering upgrading to a paid plan there are some factors you should take into account first. Yes, the payment and plan are reversible but that does not always workout. When I went from the Premium Plan to the Business Plan I…

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    How To Make Readers Return To Your Blog

    The Importance Of Making Sure Your Readers Keep Coming Back It’s important to build an audience if you are planning on monetizing your blog, however, the type of audience you build is also very important especially if you are looking for potential sponsors. Having readers that visit your blog consistently is very important because that means you have a loyal following and that will increase your views in the long run. Having readers who visit your blog only once or twice may increase your following but it does little to increase your traffic. Loyal followers increase your traffic in the long run and show your potential sponsors that you have…

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    16K WordPress Followers

    I want to thank every one of my followers for helping lifesfinewhine get to 16k. I am truly honoured that you picked to follow this blog and I truly appreciate your support. It honestly feels like just yesterday I was at 15k and it’s crazy to me how fast this blog has grown over the years! I am really happy to have found an outlet like WordPress because it has truly been a wonderful experience to blog here. This community for the most part is so kind, supportive and inclusive.  I also want to thank everyone for supporting the mental health posts and for sharing their stories. It feels great…

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    5 Ways To Beat Writers Block

    Writer’s Block Sucks If you’re a writer you have very likely experienced writers block at some point and I think we can all agree that it straight up sucks. I’ve been blogging for a few years now and over time it did get harder to come up with new topics and post ideas. Especially after I started university. I also know that many other bloggers also suffer from this problem as I’ve talked about it in the comments section with multiple bloggers. I thought I would share some ways that helped me combat writer’s block that may help you do the same: Prompts A lot of bloggers enjoy using prompts…

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    5 Ways To Get Loyal Followers

    Getting followers is great but having loyal followers is more important. It’s a sign that you have active followers and that your blog is authentic and has an organic following. It’s especially important if at some point you want to start making an income from your blog because a lot of sponsors look more at how active your followers are rather than how many followers you have because they want to make sure your followers aren’t bots. Here are some ways to get loyal followers: Always respond- when someone leaves comments on your blog make sure to respond to the comment. And try to make the response meaningful because a…

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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…