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TypePad Traffic Tip #10. Reach Your Followers' Followers with Reblog and TypePad Micro

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This morning we launched TypePad Micro. Micro is a free streamlined blog, powered by TypePad, and optimized for social media. Encourage your readers to share your content with their followers on their very own free Micro blogs. Reblogged content links directly back to your blog, driving traffic from your readers and their social networks. Add the new Reblog button to your design and they can instantly amplify your best posts.

Here's how to add the Reblog button to your posts:

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TypePad Traffic Tip #9. Follow Others

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TypePad's dashboard keeps you up to date with your favorite bloggers. If you want to encourage others to follow you, follow them! Be on the lookout for the Follow Module on your favorite blogs. Simply click to follow the blogger and your dashboard will show their latest posts, comments and favorites.

Power tip: Welcome your new followers. Every few days post an update to your blog welcoming your most recent followers linking to their profiles or blogs (you'll know who is following you since TypePad emails you whenever you get a new follower).

This traffic tip is part of our Top Ten TypePad Traffic Tips series. Check back for our next tip tomorrow or stay tuned by following us on TypePad, joining our Facebook page, following us on Twitter or grabbing the feed.

TypePad Traffic Tip #8. Add Email Alerts

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Repeat visitors are awesome and feed readers are pretty hawt. Still, some readers find it easier to see your latest posts in their morning email. TypePad helps your readers stay current with your blog in the format of their choice - even if it is good ol' email. Build your readership with Google's Feedburner email alerts widget.

Here's how:

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TypePad Traffic Tip #6. Optimize Your Post Titles

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In your post titles and URL, every word counts. Edit your permalinks to include key words to help search engines match your posts with the right searches. The more specific words you use to describe your post the more your target audience is likely to find it.

Here's how:

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TypePad Traffic Tip #5. Share Posts to Twitter and Facebook

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It's great to send stuff out to your Twitter followers or Facebook friends but it can be a chore to post to multiple sites. With 'Share This Post' you can post to your blog, update your Twitter status and update your Facebook profile, with one click in the new TypePad.

Here's how:

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TypePad Traffic Tip #3. Invite Compliments with Favoriting

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Two weeks ago, we added Favoriting to the all new TypePad because it's fun to recognize and recommend great posts. When someone "Favorites" your post, TypePad lets everyone in their network know to come check out your awesome-ness.

How to enable Favorites:

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TypePad Traffic Tip #2. Turn on Google Sitemaps

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Search engines are pretty smart, but they also like shortcuts to save time. To help more readers find your posts, the new TypePad lets you quickly add a Google Sitemap to your blog (Bing and Yahoo will also grab it). Got 60 seconds? We make it easy.

Here's how to enable your Google Sitemap:

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TypePad Traffic Tip #1. Post More Often

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Traffic gurus all have a million tricks to tell you about, but they often forget the most important one. In order to get traffic to your site, there has to be a site worth going to. The more content, the better. Every time you post you remind Google about your site. With the new TypePad, we've made it as easy as possible to post from anywhere you might be: from your dashboard, mobile phone, email or from anywhere online using the new TypePad Blog It bookmarklet. 

Here's a few shortcuts:

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