Written by Annette Thomas

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Annette Thomas is business marketing and management professional.

The Hybrid Blog and Ping

Written by Keith Baxter

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Itís evolved into an organic blog that grows of its own. This blogging system receives its data from remote sources and posts on a consistent, yet infrequent basis. It pulls usable and visitor friendly data from a variety of sources, while still hostingrepparttar links you want found byrepparttar 143059 search engines. This blog informs over 50 blog directories every time an automated post is made, making it extremely valuable torepparttar 143060 search engine algorithms.

How is this accomplished?

First, you need Wordpress (http://wordpress.org) and RSS to Blog (http://www.stealthtrafficsecrets.com/rsstoblog.html). Once youíve downloaded both of these, make sure you install them.

Once installed, configure Wordpress perrepparttar 143061 instructions found here: http://www.stealthtrafficsecrets.com/wordpress-tricks/.

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Third, add these harvested links torepparttar 143063 RSS to Blog system and hit save. Set your cron to post out as often as you like and youíre done.

Thatís it in a nutshell.

There are a couple of additional points I need to make,

First, when using RSS to Blog you also haverepparttar 143064 ability to add additional data from other sources in order to make your Wordpress blog readable byrepparttar 143065 masses.

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With this tactic revealed, itís my intention for you to enjoyrepparttar 143068 quick search engine inclusion that comes as a result of implementation.

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