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Humor sites do well with social media. Informational sites do well on search engines. But very few do well in both.

The sites that rank well and get shared often have massive email lists chock full of people who love what they’re doing and will buy whatever they produce. And it’ll all starts with a little blog.

Today I want to show you how to integrate search engine optimization (SEO), social media, and email marketing to accrue an incredibly engaged audience.

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It takes me three-five hours to write a blog post. And once it’s in a Word document, it’s another hour before the post is scheduled.

Most bloggers spend 45-minutes to an hour on the whole blog-writing-posting-publishing process and they wonder why they don’t get traffic. It’s partly because they’re leaving out at least one of these tasks.

Here are 18 things you should do to every WordPress blog post after you write it and before you publish it.

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I know, I know. Your 3D friends aren’t the best source of traffic because they’re probably not interested in what you have to sell.

But, it’s still important for them to see your site. Why? Because they’re your friends. They already trust you and they want to know what you’re up to. Plus, they’re willing to introduce you to their friends, who will introduce you to their friends. And that’s how almost every website or business starts.

With that, here are five sneaky ways to get more traffic from your real-world friends without forcing it down their throat.

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I talk to a lot of entrepreneurs. Most of them want my feedback. More often than not, by “feedback” they mean, “tell me how great and revolutionary I am.”

When people are emotionally connected to their ideas (which most entrepreneurs are), it’s hard to give honest feedback. I want to be as helpful as possible, but I don’t want to discourage them from getting started based on feedback that very-well could be wrong.

Nonetheless, I’ve encountered my fair share of thick-headed entrepreneurs. If I’ve talked to you, you’re probably at least one of these. But don’t take it personally; I’m still three.

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