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Content Writing  - 
 
On February 10, a group of bloggers in Auckland are getting together to learn and practice some speed writing techniques. Why not join us?
Having trouble coming up with ideas for your posts? Developing those ideas? Finding the time to write them?  Then you'll want to be at this meetup. Bring yourself, a laptop or a tablet, or pen and paper. We'll be spending two hours not only coming up with and developing ideas for two or three blog posts, but also writing those posts. You'll learn to quickly snatch ideas from the air, prune away ideas that don't work, expand upon those ideas, and ...
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Dave Briggs asks if it's possible to earn his livelihood from his blog. Thoughts?
Bit navel-gazey this post, but bear with me, and I would love your feedback. So, as mentioned previously, I am looking for a job. The main reason for this is that I want to be able to focus on one thing, and not have the freelancer’s dilemma of always looking for the next thing while …
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A look at 5 things that can help you determine how well your blog is doing
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How to create pinnable images for your blog posts
Harness the referral traffic power of Pinterest and visual content by learning how to add pinnable images on your blog posts.
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Trying to figure out which blogging platform to use? This can help
Learn the best and most appropriate blogging platform to use among the most popular ones such as WordPress, SquareSpace, Blogger, and more.
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Want to add a little more visual appeal to your blog, but aren't sure how to? Here are three ways to combine text and images
In recent years, panoramic background images have become all the rage in web design. The Web is full of impressive examples that well illustrate the technique: eye-catching landing pages, lavish portfolio sites, and increasingly, even big corporations use majestic full-screen background photos to project a sense of grandeur and awe. A picture is worth a thousand...? Even though studies have shown that information conveyed through image...
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Some of you have expressed interest in starting a podcast. Here are 7 tips that can help you produce a successful one
Podcasting is 10 years old and has come a long way - we ask four podcasters for their tips on how to get started and do well
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Why one blogger turned down $1,000 in gigs and feels good about it
If you had two potential blogging clients come to you in a single week offering $1,000 or more, would you take the offer? I almost did, but I said no.
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6 tips that can help you freshen up your blog posts
Do you find yourself coming back to the same old blog post ideas? Check out these six suggestions for coming up with fresh ideas out of old ones.
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Blog Monetization  - 
 
A look at a couple of monetization strategies that you probably haven't tried with your blog.

If you have tried them, feel free to leave a comment explaining whether or not they worked
New approaches to earning money from your website and online business based on delivering credible and highly content and experiences
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About this community

A community of Kiwi bloggers. Whether you are planning to create one, just started, or a veteran, we welcome you to join us. This is a venue to exchange ideas and support fellow NZ based bloggers. We regularly meet IRL but we plan to have G+ Hangouts so everyone can join in and benefit from the exchange.

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My wife and I just started a new blog that chronicles our struggles to get resource consent to build in west Auckland.
How the Auckland Council discriminates against owners of bush properties
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If you care about SEO, you'll want to read this post
Among other things, the routine SEO practice helps drive my blog's 2014 traffic - about 180,000 page views and 120,000 visitors. SEO techniques deployed for my blog consist of (a) proper metadata w...
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If SEO is important to you, then you'll want to consider these trends for 2015
SEO is an ever-changing field, with new challenges and opportunities arriving regularly. John Tabita looks at 5 SEO trends you need to address.
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7 features of Hootsuite you should consider using
Read a Hootsuite Review which shows 7 features you may not be using but you really should be.. Check it out now!
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Want to make a living blogging? Here's some advice that can help you
Here's your chance to move beyond disposable "marketing" and learn how full-time bloggers thrive. Ready to make a living on your own terms?
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44 mobile apps that let you manage your social media from anywhere
This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. You get a ton done when you’re at your computer, speeding away on the day’s social media strategy. Might there be a way ...
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Do you ghostwrite posts for business blogging clients? Here are some tips to help you develop the right writing style
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A WordPress plugin that allows you to (fairly) easily add a landing page to your blog
Build beautiful lead generation pages, 2-step opt-ins and marketing pages for your WordPress website with this 3-in-1 plugin!
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Some time management tips for bloggers
You do have time to blog if you play your cards right. Blogging is one of those things that sounds easier than it is. If you’re starry eyed from the idea o
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5 reasons why blogging is a great way to build your brand
Editor’s note: This post was written by Pratik Dholakiya, co-founder & VP of Marketing of E2M and OnlyDesign. He’s passionate about fitness, star
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