In the matter of blog directory submission, which do you think should be the primary consideration? Should it be quality or quantity? Let us consider both scenarios.

Quantity

The first thing that comes to mind when we speak of quantity is the more the better, right? If we are to apply this in the context of blog directory submission, this would mean submitting our blogs to all the blog directories that would accept them. This might score some points in exposure but is it the kind of exposure that we want?

That is a question we often have to answer every time we take or do something for the sake of having as many as we can. Is it really worth the time and the effort? In simple terms, do we think our blog’s inclusion in the listing of a particular blog directory would really give any benefit to our blog?

Quality

On the other hand, when we speak of quality, it is implied that we choose the blog directory to submit to. In choosing, there will be standards and criteria to consider to determine which ones would make it to our list of preferred directories. We decide depending on what we want to achieve with our blogs.

The most popular blog directories are expected choices because of their influence. Now whether or not such influence will translate to every blog listed in it is a different story altogether. On thing is clear, blog owners cannot simply rely on the quality of the blog directory but rather provide attention to the quality of the blogs as well. Quality can also pertain to the other blogs listed in the directory. Are they of the standard in which you wish to be identified with?

Quality vs. Quantity

Quantity may prove its value for short term goals like widening exposure but even this is not assured. Quality tend to prove its worth for long-term goals since real results seldom happen overnight. A blog is developed and grows, with blog directory listing forming only one component.

In the end, it boils down to personal decisions. Blog owners will have to determine the formula that works for their blog. Quality has always been associated with what is good and excellent. Excellent work, excellent choices, excellent decisions – all coming together to produce excellent blogs.

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Is the home sales industry joining the economic upswing? It’s tough to tell. Residential property values across the US increased by only 0.2 percent in January, and observers are predicting that growth will be even slower in the coming months.

According to Zillow, the home value index is showing the smallest monthly increase since May of 2012. Experts attribute this to greater inventory.

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The world of online publishing is in a constant flux, with changes often happening more quickly than one can keep up. That’s not to say that an online publisher has no chance of making it – it’s just that you have to be constantly open to change and ready to adapt.

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One of the prevailing concerns that can hinder your online publishing business is privacy and/or security. We know that governments have been keeping tabs on online traffic, and whatever the nature of your content may be, who is to say that you are safe from prosecution? If this concern has been weighing heavily on your mind, then maybe it’s time you took a look at a workable solution that can free your time so that you can focus on the essence of your business: publishing.

Perhaps the most effective solution to this is getting a VPN service.

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Fashion has always been about the cutting edge. What’s new? What’s cool? But fashion has also a very elitist quality to it. If you don’t live in a major fashion mecca, it can be hard to find the latest and greatest.

At least, that’s how it used to be. The Internet has brought the world together in all sorts of ways, and that includes the world of fashion. Now you can live anywhere and still have access to the fashion industry. This access is not only great for customers, it’s great for the fashion industry, too.

Here are three ways e-commerce has changed the business of fashion.

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Branding Your Blog Using Instagram Photos

6.01.2014 Author: Teresa M In: Blogging

There are many ways of creating a specific brand for your blog which you can call your own. More than the name of the blog, there will be other features in your blog that will help differentiate it from the rest. There are just some reminders in going about it.

Choose Photos that Truly Represent Your Blog

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When it comes to branding a blog, it would be of paramount importance to use images that will help you project yourself through your blog or project your blog as you want it to. Can readers expect carefree posts from you? Will you be touching on nature?  A single image can project in an instant what it would normally take many words to describe suitably.

Choose Images Close to the Heart

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Can readers expect your posts to be very personal and close to home? Will your writing be realistic? Will they be something readers will be able to relate to?

Choose Images that Call Attention

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Choose images that calls attention to itself first and then to your blog the next. There is a reason why it s a common marketing effort to associate a symbol, a word, a phrase, or an image to a product and that reason is called the recall factor. This is to ensure the automatic association of these representations with a product or company.

There are so many things you can do with your blog through Instagram, check out insta challenges for ideas.