Blogging Tips

How to Start a Mommy Blog using WordPress (and Grow to a Thriving Business)

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Nov 05, 2020
  • By Gina Badalaty
If you want to start a mom blog, you’ve come to the right place! I’m Gina Badalaty of Embracing Imperfect and I’ve been a mom blogger since 2002. While my blog has gone through many phases, I’m now a …

Survey: Do Bloggers Hire Freelancers?

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Nov 04, 2020
  • By Jason Chow
Most people now know someone that either makes their living as a freelancer or uses different platforms to earn some extra cash. The Gig Economy has soared over the past several years, and there are n…

What To Do When Someone Steals Your Unique Site Content

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Nov 02, 2020
  • By Lori Soard
You've spent countless hours researching the perfect article idea. You made sure you had a unique slant, that the keywords were just right and that the article was high quality and would rank well in …

Create a Roundup Page to Greet New Visitors

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Oct 26, 2020
  • By Lori Soard
Some people call a roundup page a “sneeze” page. Basically, this is a page centered around a theme that repurposes old content and draws the reader to read more on a topic. That format all…

7 Benefits of Blogging and How to Achieve Them

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Oct 26, 2020
  • By Gina Badalaty
In April, 2015, Heather Armstrong, AKA the blogger “Dooce,” one of the early leaders in blogging, announced she wasn’t going to blog anymore. The post sparked much debate about the future …

From Blogger to Freelance Writer

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  • Updated Oct 26, 2020
  • By Gina Badalaty
It wasn't until many years into writing Mom-Blog that I realized I could start a writing career, my long time dream, by bootstrapping off of my years of blogging. Here is how and what I did to get to …

How to Self Publish Your Book #5: 11 Ways to Market Your Book

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Oct 21, 2020
  • By KeriLynn Engel
Editor's Note This article is part of our 5-series how to self-publish your book guide. Traditional vs. Self Publishing for Bloggers Setting Your Timeline and Budget 5 Ways to Sell Your Self-Published…

Don’t be A Zombie: Humanizing Content for the Living

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Oct 21, 2020
  • By Mike Beauchamp
Conversation and context, the two C’s before content When you're talking to someone, the context often serves as a bit of common ground to start the bonding; online the only thing you have in common f…

Effective Blogger Outreach Strategy

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Oct 16, 2020
  • By Christopher Jan Benitez
Updates: New screenshots and relevant links added; outdated advice and obsoleted tools removed. Blogger outreach is an essential aspect of content marketing that will bring your brand exposure and qua…

Complete Guide to Re-purposing Old Content

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Oct 16, 2020
  • By Lori Soard
Your content is one of your biggest assets as a website owner. You've likely invested a lot of time, effort and money into developing the best content you possibly can for your site and your readers. …

How to Start A Food Blog with WordPress

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Oct 15, 2020
  • By Disha Sharma
So you've decided to make a full-time living with a food blog? Awesome! You know … a lot of blogs that earn 6-figure incomes today were all built by someone like you, with nothing but an unrelenting p…

How to Create Traffic Building Blog Comments

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Oct 14, 2020
  • By Ryan Biddulph
Are you on the blog commenting bandwagon? Blog comments can be traffic building vehicles for your blogging campaign if you create effective blog comments. Don’t bother with drive-by comments. You know…

25 Ways to Promote Your Next Blog Post

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  • Updated Oct 14, 2020
  • By Disha Sharma
Once you write that killer blog post, you’ll need it to be seen. As I’ve discussed before, marketing is a major factor in blogging success; if your target audience never sees your great content, it wo…

Stop Scaring Readers Away (Make Your Writing Simple)

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Oct 06, 2020
  • By Azreen Azmi
“Keep it simple, stupid” That’s what my teacher told me to do when it comes to writing. To this day, I still try my best to keep my writing simple, but heck, that’s always easier said than done. The t…

Email Marketing for New Bloggers

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Oct 06, 2020
  • By Gina Badalaty
One of the most common questions I hear from new bloggers is, “How do I start email marketing?” Creating a newsletter for your blog is easy and can be a great way to drive traffic and income. In fact,…

21 Productivity Tips for Travel Bloggers: How to Do More While You Travel the World

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Oct 06, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
Many dream of starting a blog and make decent money while travelling around the world. There is no denying it: It’s a fun thing to do. Whether you’re hiking through Torres del Paine in Patagonia or un…