Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

Reading Roundup: What's new in blogging this week /

Facebook doing stuff AGAIN! Earning more money as a freelancer! Easier SEO! All the stuff I’ve been concerned about this week as a blogger is rounded up for your enjoyment and knowledge. I hope it helps.

How Facebook’s New Algorithm Change Will Affect Your Page | Edgar

You will most likely have heard that Facebook will now be prioritising updates from family and friends in news feeds, which means a big thumbs down for you. Edgar has some insight into what might still work in the effort to get organic reach for your posts. And the gifs!!

A Simple Way our of Your Precarious Freelance Income Problem | Copyblogger

This is for those of you who bulk your income with freelance writing – as we know it can be one of the most stressful (b but rewarding) ways to earn a crust. If your workload is more famine than feast, Copyblogger has the answer.

10 Actionable Tips to Get Your First 1000 Snapchat Followers | Jeff Bullas

It can be hard to find people on this platform – and this means you!

5 SEO Strategies for Social Media You Need to Know Before You Hit Publish | Content Marketing Institute

You think about SEO for your blog – but what about your social media updates? Are they searchable? Are you hitting keywords?

What the Heck is Going on With Google Keyword Planner | Search Engine Land

There was mass confusion recently, and Twitter was afire. Here’s what was really going on.


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Instagram Nixes Naughty Comments | TechCrunch

I saw this recently when I posted (what I thought was) an innocuous comment and I got a notification that told me to re-think my post. I had no idea what was happening – but it looks like comments can be moderated now, and flagged when certain terms are typed. Very interesting.

Five New Features Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram That You Need to Know About | Social Media Today
In addition to Instagram comment moderation, there are a few things that are different about Twitter and Facebook you should be across – and you can also save your videos and photos sent on Snapchat now, under its Memories function.
9 Social Media Marketing Trends That Could Make or Break Your Business in 2017 | Top Rank Marketing

I can’t believe we have to think about this already but it’s probably a good idea! A heads up on the landscape for next year.

The Best On-Page SEO Tool in the Business Now Has Unlimited Access Via MozBar | Moz


How Travel Writing Evolved into Travel Blogging, and What Brands Get from Both | AdWeek

This has been such an interesting switch and I am grateful that it’s become more of a level playing field (but of course that isn’t always good for quality). It’s fascinating to see where it’s all headed.



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