Google Authorship is a unique markup that allows you to connect your Google+ account with your blog posts and website. When you have Google Authorship enabled, your Google+ profile picture appears alongside your website link in Google’s search results.

If you haven’t yet jumped on the Authorship bandwagon and claimed your markup, it’s high time that you did. Here are 15 reasons why.

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Content marketing — like any other type of online marketing — is continually changing and evolving. Meaning, if your content campaign today looks just like it did in ‘07, then it isn’t as effective as it was in 2007.

Example: one of my Internet marketing buddies’ content marketing campaign was built heavily around article directory submissions (think Ezine Articles). His traffic continues to decrease daily.

Another fellow marketeer heavily invests in an up-to-date, regularly updated blog and complementary social media; and his traffic and brand authority are skyrocketing.

If you’re behind the content marketing curve, now’s the time to get caught up — here are 17 content marketing trends relevant to 2014.

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Forget about all your blog marketing and traffic generation efforts.

Because if all the traffic you’re generating is being led straight into a blog full of and overflowing with any of these 27 writing mistakes, you’re just cheating yourself out of new clients and, therefore, more cash.

In short, these careless errors (that pretty much all new bloggers make) could be a major obstacle in your efforts to scale your business online.

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On the Internet, there’s just about 1 billion websites and 507,000,000,000 pages of information.

Fact: There’s more than enough content on the web already. Way more than enough.

In blogger terms, that means that if the only content you publish is rehashed themes already found all over the blogosphere, then don’t bank on success. Maybe that strategy worked back when there were only 10,000+ Internet users per website, but today, there’s only 4 for each.

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Crafting lip-smacking, mind-blowingly awesome content isn’t enough.

If you truly want to become a successful blogger, you need to nail the marketing part, and not just the content.

No idea how to do that?

No problem!

Go through these 25+ resources that teach you how to market your blog better and the next thing you know you’ll be commanding a six-figure monthly audience.

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