Blog Post Topics for Your Site That Will Ignite Viral Interest.

Last Update: May 29, 2018

SO YOU HAVE A BLOG--LET'S STIR UP SOME TRAFFIC!

No matter what niche you are working with, there are always ways to excite your visitor!!

In this fun blog post, I will share with you ways that are sure to stir up some interest! They are general ideas you can apply to most niches.

ASK QUESTIONS AND ENCOURAGE ANSWERS! Write a post that asks questions. Get your visitor involved in what you're selling. Really get into some interesting views here. Chances are that your customer will answer your questions in the comments below. In fact, ask your visitors to do just that! See how many comments you can attract!

INITIALIZE A FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS PAGE! Make an initial FAQ page and encourage audience interaction! The more visitors you have asking questions, the better! Then, you can answer them. This type of page will grow rapidly and before you know it, you'll have a great resource for your traffic to click on!

ARE THERE CELEBS USING YOUR PRODUCTS OR SERVICE?! Do some Google research and see if there are any celebrities using your products or service. If so, mention them! People love to read about celebs and their interest will be sparked immediately! It is called "Famous Persons Appeal." I learned that in the fifth grade! LOL! Warning: There may be copyrighted issues here, as many celebs have copyrighted their name as a brand. You would need their endorsement to use their name associated with your product, and a fee might apply. (I just learned this from a comment below. Things are surely different now than they were back in the day!)

SPARK UP SOME DEBATE! Unfortunately, people are intrigued with "Dirty Laundry." But, fortunately for you, it could work to your advantage! Go against the "norm" here and the popular opinion of a product. Reach your visitors by stirring up a little controversy! Take a standpoint in the opposite direction, contrary to what most people think of something. Use some reverse psychology! You will be surprised at the people who will find this interesting!

REFER TO YOUR PRODUCT OR SERVICE AS A TREND SETTER! A great topic to talk about relating to your product is trends---talk about how trendy it is and how it fits into today's society!

PREVIEW FUTURE HAPPENINGS OF WHAT IS TO COME! In order to get return visitors, you must discuss what is to come in the future. Give them a sneak peek at things to come on your site or what you will be including in the year ahead. It will also add credibility to your site!

PRODUCT SUCCESS STORIES! Customer success stories with the products are huge! Ask for testimonials with your product to generate positive buying decisions. Making the products or service you're selling credible will lead to some great sales!

FIND OUT NEWS ABOUT YOUR PRODUCTS OR SERVICE! You can run a Google Alert on specific keywords that relate to your business niche to find important news items to discuss on your blog posts!---A great way to keep your customers up on the current events of your product or service!

WRITE A BOOK REVIEW! I love this one!---Write a book review on a book relating to your niche that you think your customers may like! Give the book of interest a write-up! Yet, another way to drum up some worth!

DO A COMPARISON TEST! Test out a few related products or services with a comparison test, then blog about it! Write about and compare other products or services to yours!----A sure-fire way to add value to your product!

I could actually go on and on with other great blog topics and ways to increase traffic, but I think I've given you some good ones to run with!

PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE THIS BLOG POST TO SPREAD THE IDEAS! Thank you!

Erin :)!

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mmonterola Premium
I like best the Ask questions
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Get answers. Thanks Erin for the nice suggestions. Marita
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herinnelson Premium
So glad you got some good input, Marita! Thanks for coming by!

Erin :)!
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RAFStuart Premium
Some wonderful ideas Erin, good advice regarding the copyright on celeb's.
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herinnelson Premium
Yes, that was suggested by a couple people who commented. Things have surely changed from back in the day! So many copyright issues!
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RAFStuart Premium
Not sure about this but at one time I am sure I noticed on some celeb's write up the copyright symbol by their name. Thought that if this still holds that it might help.
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herinnelson Premium
Yes, thanks, Edwin! Copyrights are now running rampant in our world!
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RAFStuart Premium
You are so welcome.
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herinnelson Premium
:)!
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DebbieRose Premium
Great suggestions, Erin. I particularly like testimonials...they can be very convincing.
Debbie
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herinnelson Premium
Yes, one of my favs, too, Debbie! :)!
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BetterDays2C Premium
Just wanted to let you know that I am printing off each of your tasks and filing in a notebook. I will check each off as I go along. Many of the first tasks I have already accomplished, but am re-checking each item to make sure I have done it right. When I originally signed up for WA, I was like a fish out of water! I had no IDEA what I was doing! I just followed the lessons as best I could and asked tons of questions. Now I am almost 3 years in, and things are finally beginning to make sense. So I am checking and re-checking so my websites will be the best I can muster. I am getting excited again to jump in the water and plug ahead. I actually finished 2 articles lastnight averaging almost 3,000 words each.I am a talker, so it really helps when writing text! Thanks again, Erin, for doing this and re-igniting my fire!!!
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herinnelson Premium
I'm loving helping you out, Connie! Your spark and enthusiasm is refreshing to me! So happy you're going to apply and reapply the list to your sites. We learn as we grow, and grow as we learn! I'm a "talker," too, so we'll have great success writing content! Ha ha!
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Genelda Premium
Awesome suggestions. Saving this page.
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herinnelson Premium
Great, Genelda! Happy I could help!
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Ers32 Premium
Wow! You have given me some great ideas for my blog. Thank you so much!
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herinnelson Premium
It's my pleasure, Emily! Love your doggie! xoxo
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BetterDays2C Premium
Me again! After having a discussion with my husband about celebrities, he is very concerned about being sued for using their names, information and/or pictures??? I googled celebrities in the area that I am interested in, and came up with interesting information concerning many of them using my product. If this information is on the web, is it public domain and can anyone use it? Thanks again! We are a little skittish because we almost got sued by Ugg many years ago when we first started out?? (Long before we joined WA.)
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Labman Premium
Many celebs have copyrighted their name as a brand. In this case, you would need their endorsement to use their name associated with your product.
There is typically a fee associated with their endorsement.
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herinnelson Premium
I didn't know that, Labman. Thanks for the insight and I'll add this to my post. Erin
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herinnelson Premium
Take Labman's advice --- and I'll add it to my post.
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WendaSue Premium
Hey Erin. Now those are some great ideas. I just may use a few of them. Thanks bunches.
Be Best,
Wendi
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herinnelson Premium
You're so welcome, Wendi! Glad they will help you!
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CrisTravis Premium
Excellent advice!!!!
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herinnelson Premium
Thanks, Cris! Happy to connect with you!
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SydneyMac Premium
Great ideas!
Sydney
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herinnelson Premium
Thank you so much, Sydney! Happy I could help!
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DebbieSt Premium
Some great ideas, Erin, thanks for sharing.
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herinnelson Premium
You're quite welcome, Debbie! Happy to share!
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kea12 Premium
great
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herinnelson Premium
Thanks for coming by, Alex!
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BetterDays2C Premium
I CANNOT BELIEVE YOU ARE STILL UP!!! When do you sleep??
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herinnelson Premium
I actually woke up a little while ago and am going back to bed now. :)!
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BetterDays2C Premium
Hey Erin,
I am so glad I ran across this! I have found a product that I can put on all 3 websites, and interestingly enough, almost all of your suggestions jive with my topic!! I can hardly wait to start going through your ideas one at a time and doing each step to see what happens! It will be interesting to see how my sites improve implementing most, if not all, of your suggestions above. I have been lax the last few months and somewhat discouraged. But..... I refuse to give up as I have invested 3 years of monthly fees and 3 years of my time building these websites. I am beginning to see how the money will come. And now I think I have found the perfect product to help my dreams become reality. I really want to thank you for your case study and all of your input here to help motivate all of us .... again! I keep ebbing and flowing. I hope I can continue to flow this time!!!! Take Care.
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herinnelson Premium
It helps me to know that my thoughts, suggestions and input are being implemented and taken to heart, Connie! Thanks for your caring display of sentiment in regards to my Personal Case Study and ideas I have listed here!

My main intention is to give encouragement to those who seek a better lifestyle, with honest and true insight.

Look at yourself as a gift to a waiting world seeking hope and advice. You have so much to offer of your worth. I look forward to witnessing your growth and effect on the web!!

Erin :)!
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Fabulous tips on greater engagement Erin! You are on it!

Kaju
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herinnelson Premium
Thanks, Kaju! There are so many ways in which to add value and interest to your niche! Thanks for stopping by!

Erin :)!
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Erin, what a great blog post, I'm actually going to bookmark this page as I feel it's a very good checklist page before I write a new blog post! It never fails to amaze me what can be done to gain traffic on the Internet, many people think the Internet is flooded, but there is still room for much more information.

I like the idea of stirring up traffic, it sounds good to me!

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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herinnelson Premium
Thanks, Roy! Glad to stir up some interest with this post! Value goes a long way when it comes to using creativity to appeal to your guests! When you do so, traffic will come from all directions!

Erin :)!
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Bibian2 Premium
Thanks for this. It is really helpful
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herinnelson Premium
Happy to provide it to you, Bibian! xo
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RussellO1 Premium
This has been truly helpful. I will try and remember this when I get my site up and running.
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herinnelson Premium
Great, Russell! I'm so glad it will help you down the road! Happy to connect!

Erin :)!
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dlinz Premium
Great post..thks
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herinnelson Premium
You're quite welcome, David! My pleasure!

Erin :)!
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Dhind1 Premium
Thanks, Erin, there are some good ideas here.

Alex
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herinnelson Premium
Glad they will be useful to you, Alex! Thanks!

Erin :)!
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Ywalden Premium
Hello Erin,
These are great tips and very helpful. Thank you for the information.
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herinnelson Premium
You're very welcome, Yolonda! Thank you for stopping by!

Erin :)!
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cheffinchic Premium
I like the FAQ idea. Didn't even think of that! Thnx:)
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herinnelson Premium
Awesome, Jennifer! So glad you do! Thank you!

Erin :)!
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billy947 Premium
Hello Erin;
Some good ideas, thanks for the insight.


Bill
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herinnelson Premium
My pleasure, Bill! Happy to help out!

Erin :)!
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HannaC Premium
Great article! Very helpful.. Thanks for sharing:)
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herinnelson Premium
You're welcome, Hanna! Happy to connect with you!

Erin :)!
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Mlindstrom51 Premium
Nice post it definitely gives me some future idea's. Thank you for sharing and caring.
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herinnelson Premium
I'm happy to, Michael! Glad to connect with you!

Erin :)!
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QAVAVO Premium
Your Post has stirred me up to look for 10 - 100 unique ideas etc never been covered at all in any writing by anyone in the world and release them gradually one at a time. Just food thought.
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herinnelson Premium
A brilliant plan, Taniela! I wish you all the very best with it! You can do it! Love you spark!

Erin :)!
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bigrog44 Premium
Thanks for sharing, Erin.
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herinnelson Premium
You're welcome, Rog! Happy to help!

Erin :)!
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CarolMeador Premium
Great post, Erin. I was happy to discover I have done a few of the things you mentioned. Carol
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herinnelson Premium
That's awesome, Carol! Keep up the great work!

Erin :)!
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CarolMeador Premium
Thanks, Erin. It just seemed like the natural thing to do to ask questions and request comments. And in my response to a comment, I told her to check back for instructional Utube videos of a variety of dances and a planned newsletter. It just sort of flowed out of my fingertips without much conscious thought. Had probably been rolling around in my subconscious for awhile, though!
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herinnelson Premium
Always go with your gut! Great choices!
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CarolMeador Premium
G'night!
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Sammy-B Premium
Great suggestions, Erin, I'm sure they all work very well. Regarding the book review, I'm just wondering - how many people still read books, apart from us? I get the impression most people are too impatient for that nowadays unless it's a book of just a few pages.
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herinnelson Premium
I would like to think that there is still a huge number of book readers. I know many! Things are heading to eBooks at a fast rate, though! I, myself am creating a site with my current published books and upcoming eBooks. You can still write reviews for eBooks. Thanks for your reply! xoxo
Erin :)!
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ecomtom Premium
Some good ideas! Thanks, Tom
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herinnelson Premium
It's a pleasure for me to provide them, Tom! Thanks for swinging by!

Erin :)!
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jwaffil2018 Premium
Thank you Erin! You are the writer's-brain of Wealthy Affiliate :)
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herinnelson Premium
Ha ha, thanks, James! So happy you stopped in!

Erin :)!
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jwaffil2018 Premium
Anyone who wouldn't stop in, would be seriously missing-out on invaluable knowledge :)
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herinnelson Premium
Awwww, thanks, James!!!
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jwaffil2018 Premium
You're welcome Erin :)
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herinnelson Premium
:)!
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Marlasmith Premium
Great ideas. Thank you. I never thought of the book review. I have read a great one that would fit into my niche.
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herinnelson Premium
Perfect, Marla! Glad I could provide this info. to you and give you some ideas! All the best to you!

Erin :)!
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kimgwinter Premium
Excellent ideas, thank you Erin!
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herinnelson Premium
You're very welcome, Kim! Run with them! XOXO!

Erin :)!
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heljam404A Premium
Good stuff, thanks a lot, Erin.
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herinnelson Premium
My pleasure, Robert! Happy you stopped by! Enjoy!

Erin :)!
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KellyElliott Premium
Great tips, thank you
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herinnelson Premium
You're quite welcome, Kelly! Happy to connect with you!

Erin :)!
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Phillisy Premium
Great ideas. Thanks.
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herinnelson Premium
You're so welcome, Sonya! My pleasure! xoxo

Erin :)!
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dlum11 Premium
Erin
Thank you for the ideas, everything helps. You are a true visionary on all the tasks that need to be done.
Thank you Doug
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herinnelson Premium
Thanks so much for the nice compliment, Doug! So happy to help!

Erin :)!
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stn67 Premium
Some good input thanks
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herinnelson Premium
Thanks, Steen! Glad you came by!

Erin :)!
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dchapman3 Premium
Thanks for the tips. Very useful and insightful as always.

Will be sharing:
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herinnelson Premium
Awwww, thanks for sharing, Don! So happy you liked them!

Erin :)!
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AlejandraB Premium
Great blog, thanks for sharing Erin :)
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herinnelson Premium
My pleasure, Alejandra! Nice having you stop by! xoxo

Erin :)!
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linda956 Premium
Great blog as always! Thank you for the ideas!
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herinnelson Premium
You're very welcome, my dear! Glad to help!

Erin :)!
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SeasideFunk Premium
A keeper blog post again, thank you!
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herinnelson Premium
So kind of you to say, Rick! Thanks! Glad you'll use it!

Erin :)!
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Howardc Premium
Great blog, Erin. Thanks.
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herinnelson Premium
Thanks, Howard! You're quite welcome! I'm happy to provide the knowledge!

Erin :)!
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NScholz Premium
Awesome as always!
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herinnelson Premium
Thank you kindly, Norbert! Happy to help out!

Erin :)!
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PatDouglas Premium
Thank you so much for the terrific suggestions! I have lan to use them.
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herinnelson Premium
Perfect, Patricia!! Glad they will come in handy for him! xoxo

Erin :)!
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BruceSCW Premium
Some valuable tips, thanks Erin!
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herinnelson Premium
My pleasure, Bruce! Happy to help you out!

Erin :)!
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HeidiY Premium
Thanks for the tips Erin, I’ll be putting a few of them into action shortly
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herinnelson Premium
Perfect, Heidi! So happy that they'll come in handy and will help your site!

Erin :)!
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Joes946 Premium
Good stuff Erin!
Joe
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herinnelson Premium
Thanks, Joe! Glad to help you out!

Erin :)!
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BillCoton Premium
Great article I have star'ed it for future reference
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herinnelson Premium
Awesome, Bill! It will be great to apply some of them!
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MKearns Premium
Thank you for your insightful post Erin. Great tips here!
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herinnelson Premium
Thanks, Mike! Glad you stopped by!
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MKearns Premium
You're most welcome Erin!
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herinnelson Premium
Thanks so much! :)!
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hugh9905 Premium
Great tips, Erin. It is amazing to me that you can move fast with all the tasks in the case study while you still can manage time to create such inspiring posts.

Enjoy your long weekend. :)

Hugh
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herinnelson Premium
Ha ha! Thanks, Hugh! Just doing what I love! I could have written a few books by now, though! LOL!
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nudge1969 Premium
Great ideas Erin, I like it.
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herinnelson Premium
Awesome, Nigel! So happy you swung in!
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Sorayacge Premium
Wow I love this post, such great ideas you've shared! Thank you!
I'm definitely going to implement some of them!! :)
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herinnelson Premium
That's so great, Soraya! I had fun with this post!
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Sorayacge Premium
Love it!
You're so naturally wonderful Erin! Have a great Sunday :)
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herinnelson Premium
Awwww. You're so sweet! Enjoy your Sunday Funday, too!
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JosonInc Premium
Electrifying Erin ! Now, I got to write my first blog. My website is kind of messy still but it is getting better. You never fail to inspire the sleepy in us. ha ha ha . Thanks!

Joe
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herinnelson Premium
Ha ha---Thanks, Joe! These ideas will quite possibly spark some interest in your blog!
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Tirolith Premium
Great work. Thank you.
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herinnelson Premium
My pleasure, Tom! Nice having you come by!
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