Popular Blogging Tips Bloggers Should Not Follow

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Although there is some amazing advice out there for bloggers here are some pieces of advice I’ve heard often that don’t really work- at least not for me.

Tags– A lot of sites tell you to be very specific with your tags like instead of “food” tag it “lasagna” or “sandwich” but in my opinion this is a really bad idea for multiple reasons. First of all there are a huge number of people who would be interested in food or larger topics in general compared to the number of people interested in a specific thing. By being specific you are losing a lot of traffic. Furthermore, more people are likely to search a general topic on search engines like food rather then a specific one and so again you would be losing traffic.

Related imageNiche- A lot of people advice that you stick to one or a minimum amount…

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18 thoughts on “Popular Blogging Tips Bloggers Should Not Follow

  1. An insightful, unique post. Had a lot to learn from this. I especially agree with the first point and last point. The last one’s an especially unpopular notion but sometimes, interacting with a spammer might work in your favour too. 🙂

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  2. I completely agree with your points. You lose a lot of traffic if you use a specific tag instead of a general tag and if your blog is a niche blog. When we have a niche blog people do have the choice to read from different topics but in a niche blog, they don’t have a choice.

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