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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To WordPress by Susan Gunelius

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Be Mindful of Spam

The last thing you want as a blogger is to earn a reputation as a spammer, which you can unintentionally do if you break some of the unwritten rules of WordPress or the blogosphere. The social web is a great place to promote yourself, your business, and so on, but members of the blogosphere don’t like self-promoters. The key to growing your blog and your online reputation is to use indirect self-promotion. So then what’s a blogger to do to promote her blog?
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A spammer is someone who floods the Internet with messages of a solicitous nature. This is particularly common on the social web, which is the term used to ...

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