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Writing for your blog: the text objective of your blogpost

6 January 2015 by Marieke van de Rakt

I previously wrote posts about the structure and about the style of your post. In this post, we will focus on the purpose of your text. A lot of people forget to properly formulate the purpose of their blog post or article. This is unfortunate, because if you do not properly define the aim of …

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Optimizing WordPress database performance

30 March 2009 by Joost de Valk - 71 Comments

I’ve been working with a plugin that was mentioned on the wp-hackers list last week, called debug queries, to optimize the performance on some of my sites, including this one. The plugin was pretty easy to use, and I’ve improved a bit on it. I’ve sent the patch to Frank, who authored the original plugin, …

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Interview with Todd Garland of BuySellAds

30 January 2009 by Joost de Valk - 20 Comments

I’ve recently switched from selling my ads directly to having BuySellAds take care of it, and it’s been an absolutely awesome experience. As a result of that experience, I do not agree with Chris Brogan yet that advertising is completely broken, but it does need a good level of reinvention. So, to introduce you to …

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Meet Yoast!

9 June 2008 by Joost de Valk - 68 Comments

Update: Curious how it all started? This is the launch post of by Joost. One for the books ;-) After a couple of years on, I’ve decided it was time to do a couple of things at the same time: redesign to a more professional look move to a .com domain and US …

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