How Effective is Blogging for Generating Traffic?

How Effective is Blogging for Generating Traffic?

If you were to Google keywords such as “effective” and “blog/blogging”, you will find thousands of results about how to blog effectively; but the question here is, how effective is blogging in actually generating measurable results (attracting traffic and generating leads)? Moreover, what is the impact of blogging on search engine optimization?

Here, we will show the results of two surveys/reports that answer these two questions.

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Discovering Ruby on Rails

Discovering Ruby on Rails

When I started at Synaptian a couple months ago, I had quite honestly never even heard of Ruby or Rails. I had no idea what I was diving into, and as a budding programmer who has always had a distaste for web design, I had no idea why I was accepting an internship that involved using a programming language that was completely foreign to me, and doing something I had already found I didn’t particularly like. I was mostly interested in expanding my portfolio.

What happened still astounds me. I attended a Ruby on Rails bootcamp, run by Nate and Chris, and was given a head start into this new and unfamiliar language. I learned just how helpful and “magical” (a preferred term by enthusiasts!) Rails can be. Typing out or copying the same HTML code over and over was a thing of the past. The concept of DRY is a new favorite of mine. It stands for Don’t Repeat Yourself. Because who wants to do that?

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