5 Blog Rules Thou Shalt Not Break

5 blog rules all bloggers should follow is a must read with simple tips to gain search engine visibility and win over readers with every blog post.

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Blog Rules All Bloggers Should Follow

You’ve probably heard the phrase “serving two masters” and how it’s impossible to do. In most cases it’s true that you’re better off to not even try.

When it comes to blogging, however, you do have two masters—your readers and the search engines—and you have to please them both.

Your words must resonate with your readers and have them coming back for more. Your posts must be optimized so search engines know what you’re writing about so you can get more traffic. Neglecting one master or the other means your blog is underperforming.

So how do you simultaneously serve your readers and the search engines without losing your mind?

A few simple blog rules are all you need to make your posts shine for readers and search engines. You, as the writer, have more power than you know.

Keep these five blog rules in mind for your posts…

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  1. This post is so important. I only wish that I would have known these things years ago when I started blogging! I just read SEO Made Simple which is like a SEO Bible. Check it out if you get a chance.
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  2. Thank you for these tips. I really need to tattoo this stuff on my brain so I can remember it. It’s common sense!

  3. Hmm I think I need to look into this keyword thing more. Thanks for the tips!
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  4. Thank you! These tips are easy to implement and make a huge difference. The part I need to work on is keyword density (I always end up using my keywords too often and have to go back and edit some of them out ) and closing on a stronger note.
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  5. Thanks a lot for sharing these great tips.
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  6. Great info! Thank you!
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  7. Can anyone help me with this issue: All my comments go directly to every new blogger’s SPAM FOLDER when I try to comment!!! I have tried THREE different email addresses now… no luck. How do I correct this problem?? SO frustrated…
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  8. Great tips! Very helpful post. I commented on FB. :)
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  9. Heading over to catch up! I have found this series, vital in information and tips! Thank you!
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  10. Heading over now. Just read a post with a similar title yesterday, I’m anxious to see if they are the same or different.
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  11. Once again, you seem to be reading my mind. This was the perfect post for me this week.
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  12. I always try to serve up good content. I know I’m a little wordy but, my pictures are worth it. (In my humble opinion.)

    I don’t know much about search engines, so I’ll be checking your blog out to learn more about that, thanks!

    I don’t advertise so I’m just glad I have some loyal followers. I love them right back.

  13. Thank you so much for sharing our post!! I hope your readers will find the SEO tips helpful!
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  14. These are great recommendations and easily executable. Thanks for sharing!
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  15. Great tips! I truly thank you for the Yahoo link.

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  16. That was really, really good. Thank you!
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  17. Thanks for the post. I learned a lot and I’m going to go and revisit a blog post I have set up in draft to make it more friendly.
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  18. Cannot wait to check this post out!! :)
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  19. Good stuff!! Thank you!
    Tips I can immediately put to work. Yay!
    I’d like to learn more about tags. Can you suggest a source of great info?
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  20. Looking forward to reading these rules – thank you for sharing!
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  21. these are some great tips – thank you for sharing! i will be keeping these in mind as i post …
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