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    A Blogger’s Guide To Domain Authority

    Over the last few months I’ve seen more and more bloggers talk about their DA score. Or domain authority. Some of you may be like me and think what the heck is this domain authority? Why should I care about it? Well today I’m going to explain exactly what a DA score is and what you need to know about it. WHAT IS DOMAIN AUTHORITY? Domain Authority or DA is a score which predicts how well a website will rank on search engine result pages. The DA score ranges from 1 to 100 where higher scores corresponds to a greater ability to rank. It is extremely difficult to get a…

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    How To Increase Blog Traffic With StumbleUpon

    Over the past few months I’ve been using StumbleUpon to increase the traffic to my blog posts. However StumbleUpon isn’t the easiest website to use so I thought I would share some tips I’ve picked up. WHAT IS STUMBLEUPON From Wikipedia “Stumbleupon is a discovery engine that finds and recommends websites to its users”. Essentially it is a massive list of webpages that people have submitted to the site. Other users are then in turn able to vote on how interesting those webpages are. Webpages users find interesting are shown to even more users. HOW TO GET STARTED Stumbleupon is a relatively easy site to use. Once you sign up…

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    My Experience With WordAds

    If you blog on WordPress.com you may have come across the WordAds program during that time. There are a number of disadvantages to using WordPress.com and the ability to include ads in your blog is one of those disadvantages. WordAds is the only way you can monetise a WordPress.com blog but you need a significant number of views per month to be approved for this program. You can however sign up to a WordPress Premium account and one of the things you get access too, along with free themes and the ability to customise your CSS, is the WordAds program. In December of 2016 I signed up to a WordAds…