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Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

Posted By Stacey Roberts 17th of December 2016 Pro Blogging News 0 Comments

Reading Roundup: What's new in blogging this week / ProBlogger.net

We are at the penultimate reading roundup for this year! I’ve written and scheduled all the content and social media on my blog up until Christmas – it really is feeling like the holidays are so close. I’ve got a beach cocktail with my name on it!

Until then, though, the hamster wheel keeps on turning. We’ve got some epic content coming up for you on ProBlogger that you won’t wanna hang your laptop up until you read. Here’s your second-last lot of tips and tricks for the coming week.

Useful Social Media Image Size Cheat Sheet, 2017 Edition | Petapixel

Well now, very handy indeed! You’ll wanna save this somewhere you can grab easily.

6 Holiday Marketing Tips From Twitter’s Head of Content Planning | Entrepreneur

It’s tough enough trying to cut through the noise online but when you’ve got something to sell and it’s the holiday season, then how on Earth do you be heard?!

2016: the year Facebook became the bad guy | The Guardian

With great power comes great responsibility as they say, and also every business has ups and downs – this just happened to be one hell of a down year for FB. Only not monetarily!

5 Social Media Tactics that need to be Trashed | Socially Sorted

From auto-comments to being added to lists and groups without our permission, Donna nails those tiny-but big things that are wrong with social media today.

Monetizing your SEO expertise | Search Engine Land

I’m willing to bet you’ve got tons of SEO info up your sleeve, after teaching yourself what you need to know to grow your blog. This is an interesting monetization angle that I have to admit I’ve never thought of before!

Reading Roundup: What's New in Blogging Lately? | ProBlogger.net

15 Incredible Facebook Ad Tools We Love | PPC Hero

I definitely hadn’t heard of most of these, the space is moving so quickly. But if Facebook advertising is your aim, better add these to your game.

Actual Ways to Drive More Traffic From Your Facebook Page | Meet Edgar

And who doesn’t need that? As they say, don’t build a house on someone else’s land – you want them to come to YOUR home! It’s so easy for people to do all their interacting on Facebook, it can be hard to get them to come to your site.

10 Ways To Use Social Media To Supercharge Your Job Search | Time.com

I’m also going to say use these tactics to identify and reach out to potential brand collaborators, blogging collaborators, freelance writing or social media positions… the list is endless.

Influencer marketing: where we’re headed in 2017 | Search Engine Watch

Well I found this interesting, plenty has changed this year in the influencer space and who knows where it will end up.

Snapchat introduces Groups with up to 16 people, plus new creative tools | TechCrunch

Shazam! Paintbrushes! New chat functions! And by the way, the stickers are still way better than the competition.

What’s caught your eye this week?

About Stacey Roberts
Stacey Roberts is the Managing Editor of ProBlogger.net: a writer, blogger, and full-time word nerd balancing it all with being a stay-at-home mum. She writes about all this and more at Veggie Mama. Chat with her on Twitter @veggie_mama, follow on Pinterest for fun and useful tips, peek behind the curtain on Instagramand Snapchat, listen to her 90s pop culture podcast, or be entertained on Facebook.
  1. Thanks so much for (a) doing these awesome roundups Stacey and (b) featuring my little rant ……Great posts in here!

  2. Thank you so much Stacey for the roundup. The links you have shared are really nice to enjoy with a cup of coffee. :-)

  3. Hey Stacey,

    I always try to find the ways to handle my blog during holidays. I hope now I can find my answer.

    The monetizing strategies should be made. The posts mentioned in the list are informative.
    Thanks for sharing with us.


  4. Hey Stacey,

    Thank you so much Stacey for the roundup.

    Your content shared here is really nice & informative.

    Thanks for sharing

  5. Hey Stacey,
    I clicked on Monetizing your SEO expertise and found great information about SEO. I generally read articles from other sites but I think Search Engine Land is the best platform to get more information in very general English.

    Thanks for sharing a great post with us.

  6. There is so much information in this content that I have to come back again and again on this page to recheck and reconfirm that I am on the right track. Will be looking forward for more knowledge-heavy articles like this from your blog.

    Thanks for sharing this with us.

  7. Hi Stacey, I went through some the links you shared. Found very useful tips which I am going to implement during the holiday season. Thank you!

  8. Hi Stacey,

    Thank you so much for sharing such a nice blog.

  9. Deepika Deepu says: 06/27/2017 at 9:29 pm

    I am also a blogger and going through your write-up was immensely helpful for me as it has enlighten me with the latest
    trends in this field.

    Thanks buddy!!

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