How To Write Captivating Posts For Success

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Our Goal Is Traffic And Exposure

Content creators, regardless if you have your own blog, if you are a YouTuber or are creating content on Hive or any of the Hive communities, like LeoFinance, you need traffic and exposure. What you get out of it all comes down to traffic and exposure, so it’s the most vital ingredient to be successful.

I truly believe in organic traffic, which is the traffic that comes from search engines like Google, and I am certain of the fact that Hive will reach new heights if we managed to rank more content.

We have dozens of “How To”-posts on Hive that explains in detail how you should optimize your content or how to make your posts “stand out” and attract heavily-invested users that you can get upvotes from. We have anything from "How To Earn Crypto From Blogging In 2022" and "How to make money blogging on Hive" to answers for the million-dollar question "Why can’t I get upvotes on Hive?" that covers most the things you'll ever need to know to have a superb start on Hive.

On top of that, we also have tutorials, guides, and shared knowledge about optimization and how to generate organic traffic in posts like: "How To Write SEO Friendly POSTS" and you can even get content ideas from reports like "Top Pages By Traffic - MASSIVE LeoFinance.io Report".

While many- or even most of them are very informational and have been produced to help users create high-quality content, I will talk about something different in this post, that still leads to great results in more ways than one. I will show you what I do, and what you can do to produce content that is bound to yield great success.


The Majority Of The Content Is Poor

I would say that the majority of the content that is being published on Hive is rather poor, in terms of optimization and ranking potential, while we have a great deal of really amazing content. I say that because most people aren’t producing content to attract outsiders. They are focused on creating inward-facing content.

This might be because most content creators are not in fact writers or actual content creators in the first place. Most people have become content creators/bloggers because Hive has given them an amazing opportunity to make money from content. This is most likely also what the initial idea was when Hive came to life. You wanted to give social media users a platform to earn money from while doing the same thing as they had done for decades elsewhere. You get paid for creating content on Hive, but that doesn’t mean that you are going to get paid the most if you have the best content. It is often more about personality and what type of following you have. That’s what makes you truly successful on Hive. It often seems to be about who you know and not specifically what you do, but that is fine. You will get to that point sooner or later on your journey. Especially if you learn the tricks and implement techniques and methods that other creators have shared.

With all that being said, Hive is- and has become far more than just a “blogging platform”, but even though the existing users are well-aware of the outstanding opportunity they have with Hive, we still lack exposure. The same process of putting your name out there in front of others when you are new on Hive, trying to make your first few bucks, the same applies to the entire ecosystem as well.

Regardless of how great Hive is, how many cool dApps, games, or communities we have, traffic is what eventually decides if we live or die. You might not control what witnesses will decide to change in the future, even though you have something to say about it due to the stake you have. You can have an impact and change the course of Hive with optimized content and traffic though, so it's literally up to you, the content creators to pull in the traffic we are longing for.


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How To Write Captivating Posts

  • Keyword Research.
  • Grammarly.
  • Optimization.
  • Cover/Image creation.
  • Tags & Twitter.

Keyword Research

Keyword research is essential to figure out good keywords to work with whenever you're thinking of creating new content, but it's not as vital for "the average blogger" on Hive as it would be if you had your own blog, working with affiliate programs and for CPC. It is very important in terms of growth though, as ranking keywords is what it takes to drive traffic.

I use UberSuggest for most traffic overviews and keyword research. Ahrefs and SEMRush are other alternatives I have used in the past. Many of the keyword research tools out there often come with a limited trial period.

If we look at "Keywords By Traffic", we will see these details:

  • KEYWORDS - VOLUME - POSITION - EST.VISITS - SEO DIFFICULTY

Keywords speak for themselves. Volume or search volume is the number of searches the keyword has during a month. Estimated Monthly Visits from Google for the particular term. SEO Difficulty is the estimated competition in organic search.

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While looking at the "Keywords By Traffic", we can see that "coinpayu" has a search volume of 4400 per month. The content we have ranked sits at position 26 with 0 estimated visits and there's a high competition of 77.

This is the reason for the CoinPayU Vs. LeoFinance - Not Even A Fair Comparison post I published just a few days ago. I am throwing things around to see what sticks. When I have analyzed the results I will have all the details I need to improve things for higher rankings in the future.

However, going for high competition keywords is not the best idea. We're likely to benefit a lot more if we focused on "low hanging fruit". That is low search volume and low competition.

Keywords starting with "How To, Best, Where, and What" is often superb to aim for. For instance, if we look at my most recent "Best Way To Earn Interest On Crypto", which I am likely to point at multiple times in this post, I was looking to take advantage of the amazing news of the changed HBD interest rate.

We have seen multiple posts about the HBD interest rate. Most of them are purely informational and discuss how good it is, how much you can earn and why it's such a great change. Few of them are optimized and won't attract outside traffic, which is where the real gold lies with something like this.


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I simply used UberSuggest and typed in "interest on crypto". It shows all the ranked pages for that keyword and it provides keyword ideas for you to use. All of them are highly competitive and many of the pages were published a long time ago, which makes it very difficult to outrank if I publish a new article.

The keyword ideas give you a lot of information though, as search volume for variations of the keyword you are eager to rank. Knowing that keywords starting with "How To, Best, Where, and What" is usually a solid approach, I tried various variations and finally decided to go with:

  • Best Way To Earn Interest On Crypto

The search volume dropped from 720, 390, 210, etc, but I found a keyword with a search volume of 140 and the SEO difficulty is down from 70+ to a measly 17. In theory, that means a lot fewer searches for the keywords, but it's far easier to rank, which ultimately could lead to my article drawing the majority of the traffic from those 140 monthly searches.

While that is awesome in itself, it is far from everything. I have also used other variations of the keyword within my article. A variation like: "Best Interest Rate On Crypto" for instance, also has a low SEO difficulty and still a search volume of 50 per month.

This makes it possible for my article to rank for multiple keywords, which in turn leads to more traffic over time, due to the search volume from all of the different variations I have ranked.

  • Less is often more when it comes to optimization.

Grammarly

Grammarly is a cloud-based typing assistant that reviews spelling, grammar, punctuation, clarity, engagement, and delivery mistakes. It uses artificial intelligence to identify and search for an appropriate replacement for the error it locates and it is an awesome tool for any content creator.

I don't use this for all of my publications, but I always use this whenever I am creating content to generate organic traffic. It's a perfect tool for creators that are not writing in their native tongue, but I recommend everyone to use this tool, regardless of how good you are at writing and spelling.

To give you a good explanation of how to use it, I used the text above and, here is the result:

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Grammarly looks for writing issues and provides me suggestions. This is how the above text looks after I have used Grammarly:

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You might think that it's only minor changes to the text, and you are right. It went from a score of 86 to 96 after the changes though, and you should always look for the highest score possible when you are writing optimized content. I recommend keeping the Grammarly score at a minimum of 70, but others claim 60 or higher to be good enough.

This is what Grammarly has to say about the score:

"What is Performance and how is it calculated?
The performance score is an indicator of how accurate your document is compared to documents written by other Grammarly users who set the same goals you did.
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"To calculate the performance score, Grammarly calculates the accuracy level of your document based on the total word count, and the number and types of writing issues detected. Then, Grammarly compares the accuracy level of your document to the accuracy levels of all other documents where users set the same goals. A score of 90, for example, means that the writing in your document is more accurate than the writing in 90 percent of other documents with similar goals."


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Cover/Image creation

While this can be seen as extremely basic for some, there are still a lot of users who don’t use covers in their creations. Even though people are saying that it doesn't matter in terms of rankings if you name the images to your keywords or not, I am personally still doing this whenever I create optimized content. I either go for the full keyword or a variation of it.

If we once again go back to my previous article: "Best Way To Earn Interest On Crypto" you can see that the image name is:

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Not having an image is a bad move. You need more than a catchy title to attract eyeballs to your content and that is why I create my own, for each article I publish. This is also my "brand" and how people will remember me. My images are not the best in the world, but it sure beats whatever random Google image some people just blatantly copy and use inside of their content.


Tags & Twitter

I previously have talked about Twitter and how important it is to utilize it to BOOST Traffic And SEO Rankings, and it is important regardless of the number of followers you have. I have just over 100 followers at the time of writing this and I had great results on my Tweet.

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In case you're wondering, I retweet some of my tweets after 24-48 hours for more exposure.


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Taskmaster4450 picked it up as well. Instead of retweeting my tweet, he made his own and got a bunch of likes & retweets.


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onealfa did the same thing. Made his tweet and it turned out great.


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Now You Know.

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Hmm good sruff.
Twitter could make a big difference for us if only half of us start tweeting our post links over there.

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Thanks! Yeah, we're not using Twitter as much as we could. There's literally an unlimited amount of traffic out there waiting.

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I totally agree with your friend comment, it is our mission to create quality content for leofinance and Hive and I am sure that if this continues as it is now in a few years Hive will position itself very well on the WEB, I can say of which will be the most positioned decentralized blog on the internet.

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The future of Hive and its communities lies in the hand of the active users. You can create the coolest dApps or games in the world, but that won't do you any good at all, if people doesn't know about them.

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This is absolutely true, because understanding where your targeted markets are is very important in advertisement one's business and in our case, creating contents that will attract potential investors should be our goal for both LeoFinance ecosystem and the entire hive blockchain.

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creating contents that will attract potential investors should be our goal for both LeoFinance ecosystem and the entire hive blockchain.

Exactly and I truly believe that outward-facing content is the way to go.

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I also have the same view. I really need to learn more on making post that counts and bring value to the community.

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You'll get there with time. It's about trial and error. :)

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Thanks for your words of encouragement, I appreciate. I promise to keep pushing until I get there.

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Consistency is key, and you seem to be pretty consistent. The hard part is to be consistent for a long period of time, which is what is necessary to achieve great things.

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What inspired my consistency is the fact that it's backed by my goal and I also believe that if I don't create a post at this moment because I wasn't upvotes, I might miss the one that's made for me. So this keeps driving me to push on being consistent.

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That sounds like a healthy plan. Once those juicy whale votes come you'll be inspired and get more encouraged than ever before, so you'll continue to be consistent.

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Thanks for your unending encouragements my dear friend.

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All of us needs encouragement, inspiration and motivation at times. :) - Keep up the good work!

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I'll do my best

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True talk my dear, the future is even brighter and the only thing is to enlighten the general hive populace to engage from the inside-out perspective. Thanks for the valid point

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Activity often goes hand in hand with the market though, so when the price goes down, so does activity. Now is a great time to be active and to be ready for the market to change course.

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Absolutely perfect idea, this truly is the right time. I'm actually new but I'm making efforts to get into the ecosystem properly.

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I honestly think it's a superb time to join Hive/LeoFinance right now. I find it better to join when things are slow/down rather than the other way around.

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I'm also favor to have joined before the launch of PolyCUB and now that things are slow.

Hive is pretty cool

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Hive is awesome and it gives people an amazing opportunity to change their lives in various ways.

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But are you aware that many aren't seeing the opportunities that are around the hive blockchain, they just feel no one wants to upvote them, so they get easily discouraged.

But as for me I value the black and dirty gold because I know that beyond that dirty state, there's utmost beauty within.

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But are you aware that many aren't seeing the opportunities that are around the hive blockchain, they just feel no one wants to upvote them, so they get easily discouraged.

I am well-aware, unfortunately. I see this as the fault of the current users and the authors though. Most of the times it's actually the authors own fault entirely.

They set too high goals, have too high hopes and dream of some get rich quick thing with Hive, and that is definitely not how it works. Even though it might look like it for someone at some point.

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I usually just use whatever images I can find and it's been something I want to work on. However, I find it hard enough to make posts and most of them tend to be more personal. I'll just do my part to comment around instead.

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I'm very impressed by your truthfulness and I believe and recommend your take time to study the recommended post on how to write posts that promote SEO and organic traffic.

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Well, I don't really see any point in lying. I generally just keep a structure with headers or whatnot. It's just that I don't really make any good SEO reaching posts but I do have one in mind in relation to something I had an issue with regarding Defi.

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I do have one in mind in relation to something I had an issue with regarding Defi.

Oh, sounds interesting. I look forward to it! :)

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I respect your stand and I'll not force you to write a SEO post.

Thanks

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You're killing it with all the comments you make, so there's nothing to worry about.. :D

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Some great tips and advice in this post.

I say that because most people aren’t producing content to attract outsiders. They are focused on creating inward-facing content.

Internal content earns better. I know that if I write 10 posts, and one of them is about hive or LEO, it will be the best performing post. I really hope that curators work on this, and actively look for more outward facing content.

Thanks for this post, it has lots of great advice for anyone looking to bring more external traffic to Leo.

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This to me is very beautiful and will make content creators to dive into creating contents that promotes SEO.

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Most content creators aren't creating optimized content because it's simply not "worth it" for them. Short-term. I do hope that we will see a change regarding this, as we will benefit more by outward-facing content.

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How then can we deal with these sets of persons who just take from the system without doing much to spread the news of the blockchain abroad for external investors to come in.

If this has a negative effect on the blockchain, then we need to work on it now before it ruin the progress of the blockchain.

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It's like @jk6276 said above:

Internal content earns better. I know that if I write 10 posts, and one of them is about hive or LEO, it will be the best performing post.

Here's the thing: We need both inward- and outward-facing content.

Inward-facing content to keep existing users and outward-facing to bring more new users.

Let's say news and updates about Hive/LEO, new dApps and games being released. Success-stories and the "Hive power up" posts we see. All of those things are inward-facing content, but most of it could be outward-facing content.

For instance, the amazing LeoFinance news we saw previously. The Ad Revenue change or the HBD APR change. Amazing news for everyone, but most people are focused on creating inward-facing content around those things instead of creating outward-facing content that would actually draw attention from outside of Hive.

As curators are- and have been curating inward-facing content for such a long period of time, ever since the start of Hive, it's literally impossible to change this. What we can do, and what people should do, in my opinion, is to create more outward-facing content, as it can still benefit both existing users and people from the outside.

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For instance, the amazing LeoFinance news we saw previously. The Ad Revenue change or the HBD APR change. Amazing news for everyone, but most people are focused on creating inward-facing content around those things instead of creating outward-facing content that would actually draw attention from outside of Hive.

If this is the case, then I'm in the right direction, I've been creating contents that shows how the HBD interest rate has changed overtime and how people can profit from it and also created post on the newly launched pHBD-USDC vault and the whooping APR and APY interest they can receive.

Thanks and thank God I'm heading towards the right direction.

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At the end of the day, people are free to do whatever they want. They can do as they wish with their stake and they can create whatever content they want, which is a very good thing.

However, if we tried to focus a bit more on optimized content, both in terms of creating it and rewarding it, we would see massive results in terms of growth.

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I just know that many are called but few are chosen to do the dirty jobs in every industry, it's pertinent at this point that we look for our like minds that'll keep the system going.

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Yeah, you're probably right. I doubt the few people we have will have enough strength to do all the heavy lifting though. We need more people.

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I know that if I write 10 posts, and one of them is about hive or LEO, it will be the best performing post. I really hope that curators work on this

Yeah, I've been talking about that quite recently as well. That curators basically hold the future of Hive & LeoFinance in their hands. Each vote matters.

Outward-facing content is the way to go in terms of onboarding new people, but it's often a lot easier to produce inward-facing content instead. Especially talking about Hive/LEO..

I think it's a bit weird that we haven't been able to change that yet.

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I guess the internal content thing is understandable, as it is the one thing that all of us in the community have in common, so its likely to catch more interest.

Writing for a twitter audience, or for google search results will bring outside attention, but may be of little interest to most on Leo.

It's a tough nut to crack.

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That is 100% true and I can totally understand that. I'm fine with that, but I truly wish that people would put some interest in content that is being created for outside attention, as that is beneficial for everyone in the long haul.

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Internal content earns better.

This will not change anytime soon. Hivers like reading/upvoting blogs about Hiveverse more than anything else. Not sure how we can solve this!

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I honestly don't think that we can. Even the DHF proposals are about marketing and things like that, but people are talking about spreading the word with various campaigns, logos, dApps and whatever. Instead of pushing extra $$$ to creators who produce optimized content that will bring traffic naturally, over time which is something I definitely would recommend.

Imagine a proposal of something low as $50 HBD per day for 30 days for creators who focused on optimized content. I don't think we would ever see something like that be supported.

I often feel like people are trying to reinvent the wheel. If people just stick with creating optimized content we would reach new heights automatically, but people doesn't seem to understand that.

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The monetization of content comes from internal sources. Content appealing to Hive or Leo whales will do better.

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I think many people know and understand the importance of optimized content, but they aren't willing to create such content due to the risk of having the content being ignored. Way easier to just put up that 11th Hive-post in a row and earn something instead of facing the risk of not being rewarded.

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Curated section will be all external content this week. I have the power this week with Leoalpha. The only LEO/HIVE that will be there will be announcements that Khal puts there.

We shall see how that goes.

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Oh, sounds cool! I look forward to see the golden nuggets you find. :)

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This might be because most content creators are not in fact writers or actual content creators in the first place. Most people have become content creators/bloggers because Hive has given them an amazing opportunity to make money from content.

This is actually a big challenge that needs urgent attention before the younger generation thinks that's what it's supposed to be.

Grammarly is a cloud-based typing assistant that reviews spelling, grammar, punctuation, clarity, engagement, and delivery mistakes. It uses artificial intelligence to identify and search for an appropriate replacement for the error it locates and it is an awesome tool for any content creator.

To me this point by Grammarly will negate the actual essence of the freedom of writing in terms of social media abbreviation form of writing. My question is how do we balance the equation of writing to promote SEO and still have the necessary social media writing patterns.

I don't use this for all of my publications, but I always use this whenever I am creating content to generate organic traffic. It's a perfect tool for creators that are not writing in their native tongue, but I recommend everyone to use this tool, regardless of how good you are at writing and spelling.

This is a leadway for me to start writing articles that'll generate organic traffic in my post.

Thanks for sharing this great comment. It's very useful to me.

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Grammarly is basically just a tool that helps you to correct mistakes in your writing. Grammarly is not a direct ranking factor, but optimized content with grammar/delivery mistakes etc doesn't rank as good as optimized content with less errors.

That's why I think it's a superb tool to use. It can help you to correct some mistakes whenever you write. Regardless if you write a personal blog about your dog or if you are trying to rank certain keywords.

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This truly an awesome tool to use, I'll try using in my subsequent post. Thanks for the further enlightenment, I appreciate.

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You're very welcome. Good luck! :)

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so much insight here i'll have to bookmark this post and refer back

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Sounds great. I'm glad you liked it!

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Twitter, it's one social media channel that I have had difficulty getting along with .

Most Times my account gets suspended and I have to start all over again

Other times, the interface feels confusing.

I hope that one of these days, I'll be able to use that space and use it judiciously to further my personal cause and that of Hive as well.

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Most Times my account gets suspended and I have to start all over again

I suppose you are violating the TOS in some ways if that is the case. If you haven't started to use Twitter yet, you might also just want to wait for ProjectBlank by LeoFinance. :)

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What's the TOS about, sir?

And what will the ProjectBlank by LeoFinance be about?

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Twitter Terms of Service. You can find it here. I don't know if that is the problem or not, but if you've had your accounts suspended multiple times I definitely think it's because you violate their TOS in some way.

Project Blank (PB) is to be released in the future. We don't know exactly when and we don't know exactly what it is yet either.. We do know that it's to be something similar to Twitter. Twitter on the blockchain.

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Oh ohk. Thanks for explaining. I'll read up the TOS and discover the blunders I might have made. Thanks again.

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You're very welcome. I wish you the best of luck! :)

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This is good content I must confess. In most cases, there are so many content creators that do not get traction on their content even when they create amazing contents.

On the basis of using keywords, it is quite competitive on platforms such as YouTube where the search is based on words and there are a lot of competition, I do not think this really mean much either Hive.

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This is good content I must confess. In most cases, there are so many content creators that do not get traction on their content even when they create amazing contents.

That is very true. And that is also why I wanted to talk more about the benefits of optimized content, as content with zero rewards can still generate a lot of organic traffic over time.

If you structure your posts like you would if you optimized your content, you will also increase your chances of getting upvotes, because your content will look clean and professional compared to posts with just a wall of text.

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That is very true. And that is also why I wanted to talk more about the benefits of optimized content, as content with zero rewards can still generate a lot of organic traffic over time.

This is often valuable to content platforms such as YouTube and ads blog. With platforms like hive when reward is valid for 7 days, organic traction tend to reduce after the seven days

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With platforms like hive when reward is valid for 7 days, organic traction tend to reduce after the seven days

The "in-house" traffic stops, or the internal traffic. Meaning, once your post has been paid out, there will be very few people from Hive to look at your content.

However, optimized content can generate traffic for months and years after the payout period of a post, which is why it's vital to produce evergreen, optimized content. That is how we will "bring the masses" over time.

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Driving traffic is one of the most important things to building businesses online, no matter what you do. And in order to get organic traffic from search engines, SEO-optimized content can do wonders. Thank you @hitmeasap for sharing awesome tips about how to write captivating Posts to get the best out of them.

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I'm glad you liked it. I totally agree, we need more outward-facing content so we can drive real, fresh, traffic. That's how we will grow and reach new heights.

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Some great points to bear in mind here. Im quite new here and still finding my feet, and the communities I would feel confident in being a part, and it is a steep learning curve. That said, however, always looking to learn and improve. !hivebits

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That's the only way to improve. Trial and error and learning. :)

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This is just what I needed. Thank you!!!!

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You're welcome! :)

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Beautifully presented! This one's gonna be trending, I guess!

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Thank you very much, I appreciate it. It is/was a curators pick on LeoFinance, but I doubt it will be trending elsewhere. I'm pretty satisfied with the article, even though I actually missed the "tags" part. lol

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Great work on the article! I just hope people will take it more seriously.

I'm personally guilty for not putting enough effort into my content but I do focus on distributing it to social media platforms.

I do agree that most content published on Hive is really bad in SEO terms but we also can't expect people to understand all of that, especially those that have no prior experience. A hard problem to solve in a decentralized world.

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but we also can't expect people to understand all of that, especially those that have no prior experience. A hard problem to solve in a decentralized world.

It sure is, but how people are- and have been curating inward-facing content since the start isn't going to help either. There's simply not enough reasons for people to produce optimized, outward-facing content, when they are rewarded more talking about Hive.

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Have to agree. I can see the effects of that on my own content.

When it is about Hive it gets a lot more attention than anything unrelated. Maybe it's the curators we need to reach, not the content creators lol

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Maybe it's the curators we need to reach, not the content creators lol

Haha yeah, that's probably right. I think one of the biggest issues in terms of reaching curators, is that many of them are inactive and are generating curation rewards on auto. - Or, they might just be ignoring me. :D

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Very good. Now I have to start creating some content other than comments :-)

What I have found difficult in past ventures, which I won't eloborate on for fear of embarassment, is keyword research. It is crucial! Alas it is also tedious and my least favorite part :-(

Literally find myself dreading it every time I try. If someone ever makes an automated optimal keyword of the day finder ona particular subject they will be uber-rich.

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Alas it is also tedious and my least favorite part :-(

It is also, unfortunately, not being rewarded. Evergreen, optimized content is not rewarded properly compared to inward-facing content, and that makes us suffer in terms of growth.

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I have been wracking my brains because I have been wanting to start a finance related blog out on the interwebs for a while now. I have read up quite a bit and think I can make it successful with affiliate marketing, product sales, yada, yada.

What I would really like to do is start this blog/site on LEO/hive instead. What I keep running into is that is a better platform audience wise and community wise, but I feel that (and I may be wrong on this) SEO, affiliate marketing, recurring payments, and audience size would suffer on HIVE.

It really sucks that you basically have a 7 day window to really earn when on the interwebs I can earn over and over and over again for a single article written years ago.

I have thought of trying to do both, but can't seem to come up with a good way to do both simultaneously with somehow clashing and hurting each other.

I will figure it out eventually though.

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If you're looking to become a professional blogger that earns affiliate commissions etc, I would strongly recommend having your own blog. Even though we have traffic on-site (LeoFinance/Hive), it's not targeted- or niche specific traffic which is vital when it comes to making sales.

Even though LeoFinance might be a "niche specific" community, "Finance" is way to big to monetize properly as a blogger.

Having your own blog also comes with doing your own brand building, promoting your own site and yourself in various ways that doesn't even come close to what we are doing on Hive.

That being said, you could use Hive/LeoFinance as a "backup" in terms of generating some traffic/getting upvotes to your own site, if done correct.

For instance, if you get a deal where a company want you to write a review for there super-awesome product X. Do that on your own blog with keyword research and all those things and make a post about that on LeoFinance/Hive.

"I have just got paid $XXX for making a review of super-awesome product X - This is what I had to say about it!"

Have some minor details about it, snippets of your review and things like that and push the traffic towards your site from LeoFinance/Hive. That would still benefit LeoFinance/Hive in the long haul, as it would generate backlinks back- and forth to & from your blog to LeoFinance/Hive and the other way around while you still have the chance of being rewarded for your contributions on the blockchain.

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Yes. I have pretty much come to this conclusion :-) Wish it weren't so, but it is what it is.

Thanks for this valuable advice!

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It is a bit unfortunate. Would've been great to utilize the traffic on-site instantly while building your audience here etc.

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I still may find a way to come up with some hybrid. I am slow sometimes, but very persistent :-)

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Thanks dear for sharing this it was really nice and helpful

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You're welcome.

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Another terrific post. Lots of hacks to become a better creator.

Btw I just love Grammarly. Thinking to buy their paid version, heard some great reviews about it.

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Thanks! Yeah, Grammarly is an awesome tool. A tool that isn't necessary to use for most "Hive bloggers", but it's a superb tool for serious content creators or people optimizing content.

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I have seen a lot of related to something like this but nothing beat this post, this is what I call full package.

Grammarly is a cloud-based typing assistant that reviews spelling, grammar, punctuation, clarity, engagement, and delivery mistakes. It uses artificial intelligence to identify and search for an appropriate replacement for the error it locates and it is an awesome tool for any content creator.

I have always been the type that struggle a lot with punctuation marks and some other things but I believe with this tool I should be able to pass that now and take my post into higher level.

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I have seen a lot of related to something like this but nothing beat this post, this is what I call full package.

That's awesome to hear, thank you very much. I'm glad you liked it. :)

I have always been the type that struggle a lot with punctuation marks and some other things

Grammarly is definitely going to help you out. It's an awesome, easy to use & understand tool that will help you to improve.

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That’s good to hear, I will be using it now, thanks for this vital information. This is really helpful

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I personally use the website rather than the program. So I have the progam installed on my computer but I usually close it and use the website instead. I find it much easier, or at least more fitting for me.

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This is a nice tip. They are quite useful and Hivers need to incorporate this into their blogging practices.

This is basically the best practice for blogging that you have shared.

While I try to incorporate more of this into my writing, I am yet to do more in terms of keyword research and adoption. I will definitely do better.

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Thanks! It's all about trial and error. Throw a bunch of things around and see what sticks. :)

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Exactly so.

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Grammarly is indeed a great tool, especially for people who are not native English speakers, such as myself. I like it so much I even got a paid plan to have access to some extra features, but even the free plan is awesome already.

I believe having more outward-facing content is crucial to driving more traffic but I like inward-facing content too. It's how I learn more about the ecosystem and how I find out about news and developments in our community so maybe we need some sort of balance between those two types of articles.

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maybe we need some sort of balance between those two types of articles.

Inward-facing content is obviously very important to keep existing users, to encourage, inspire and motivate the current users, so we definitely need that type of content.

However, we have probably 99% inward-facing content and 1% outward-facing content as it is right now, much due to the nature of Hiv/LEO/other communities. It's not built with the intention of curating optimized content from the beginning, which makes things very difficult nowadays, if we want to change our course.

Optimized content is key for organic traffic and organic traffic is vital for growth.. Most people doesn't seem to believe it though, or have other things in mind when it comes to growth. They seem focused on reinventing the wheel.

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Yeah, I agree. We should have a better inward/outward content ratio

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Who knows, we might get there eventually. I'll continue to talk/discuss about it as often as I can.

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