Better Tagging for Increased Traffic

I have been confused about #hashtags and tags for the looonnnggest time! Yes, I am just confessing this too, probably why I have been so lost for so long. After reading this article though…it is like having my eyes opened wide for the first time in months! It felt GREAT! Like a freaking light bulb going off. Hope you enjoy it as much as I have.

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What interests you? Cooking? Drawing? Photography? Fishing? Travel? No matter your hobby or passion, there is a community of people on WordPress.com who share your interests.

Exploring tags in the Reader is a great way for you to discover great new authors to read and blogs to follow. What’s more, tagging your posts is a great way for the like-minded to find your posts in the Reader and discover your blog.

Tag your posts to attract new readers

While many bloggers write purely for the love of it, it feels great when someone reads your post, clicks on the like button, and takes the time to comment thoughtfully. Tagging your posts helps people to find them in the Reader, increasing the chance that a new visitor stops by to check out your blog.

Tagging is one part art and one part science. Shane Francescut often…

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