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How O’Brien Media are Producing a Exciting New Podcast

This is it! We have finally created our own podcast. The process was a bit complicated and required a lot of help, but we did it! If you are thinking about starting your own podcast, then this blog post is for you! In this post, we will share everything we learned along the way so that you can create your own show without any trouble. Stay tuned…we are about to enlighten you on everything...
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How to write unique and useful articles for your website

Successful writers have one thing in common and that is being able to write persuasive and highly engaging content on a regular basis over time. Every writer or blogger has their own style, though there are some basic pointers for writing unique and useful content that might be worth considering. Below are some principles for writing highly engaging and unique contents: Note that to gain good...
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Leading by example, some SEO & design changes to our blog

You may have noticed if you're a regular visitor to the O'Brien Media Insider blog, that we've made some minor changes. All in the name of SEO (search engine optimisation) and usability. As some background, Google hates duplicate content, and while they make allowances for some duplicate content that is a natural byproduct of blogging it's best to keep duplicates to a minimum‏. No more blog...
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Top 5 ways to add social media icons to your WordPress blog or website

You work hard to create a professional website with educational content. You don’t want to get buried under all the other sites on the web. That’s where social media comes in handy. If you can create a customer base on Facebook or Twitter they’ll get your updates every day, and you’ll always be top of mind. Better yet, they might even share you work to their follower base. However, you...
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6 key benefits of blogging for business

Do you want to generate a high traffic of visitors to your online business? Well, blogging may be your solution. There are many benefits of blogging for business. However, the ultimate benefit is to generate and build huge traffic of visitors to your website on a daily basis. When this happens, you will generate better sales for your business. This article is going to show you the benefits in...
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Our top tips to kickstart your business blog

At O'Brien Media we're firm believers in the importance of having a blog for your business and in this article we're going to run through our top tips for getting your business blog off the ground. You can either create your new blog on a free cloud based service such as Wordpress, Tumblr or Drupal Gardens or add a blog to your existing website (we can help you with that!) Communicating with...
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Content is king – are you blogging for your business yet?

Are you blogging? No? Well you could be missing out on attracting visitors to your website!  Although the phrase “content is king” is a little cheesy it’s true that if you write a regular blog about your industry, specialist area or business then you’ll increase visitors to your website. We’re not talking re-posting content from other websites, we’re talking original and interesting...
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The benefits of business blogging

Improving your search engine position, and adding 'stickiness' to your website is nowhere near as difficult as saying that three times fast! Content on your website is the easiest way to attract visitors through organic (i.e. non paid) search results online.  Most small business owners consider a blog to be beyond their reach through complexity or simply that it would be a waste of time and...
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