Blogging Tips

Contextual Advertising For Bloggers – Ethical Practices and Relevance

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2018-11-08
  • By Luana Spinetti
As a blogger, there have been times when I looked for more ways to monetize my blogs than just with sponsored posts and …

How To Run Your Blog Like The Pros (Even If You Just Started)

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2018-08-27
  • By WHSR Guest
A blog is born every half a second. And yet 81% of blogs never make more than $100. Why is it that so many blogs are bei…

Email Outreach For Bloggers – 5 Successful Messages That Create Relationships

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2018-05-29
  • By Luana Spinetti
Email outreach is scary, isn't it? Heck, I know! I get the chills every time I have to reach out to a stranger to simply…

You Are Doing It Wrong! 9 Blog Marketing Mistakes to Avoid Like Plague

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2017-11-08
  • By Luana Spinetti
Blog promotion was never easy for me. The fear of getting “too salesy” might have played a role, but more of…

7 Tactics to Convert Blog Readers Into Paying Customers

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2017-11-06
  • By KeriLynn Engel
It’s a proven fact that businesses that blog get a lot more traffic than those who don't. But even if you’re getting tho…

6 Indicators that Your Blog Post Idea Might Go Viral

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2017-09-25
  • By Luana Spinetti
You always start with an idea. The idea may come to you from any source, book, blog, magazine, or life event. And potent…

52 Weeks of Idea Starters for Your Blog

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2017-08-23
  • By Lori Soard
If you want site visitors to return to your blog frequently, you have to give them fresh material to read. They need to …

8 Mindsets that are Killing Your Blog – and How to Beat Them

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2017-07-12
  • By Gina Badalaty
We’ve all been there: your blog is not where you want it to be. You can’t seem to improve your content or traffic, but t…

How To Create Effective Content Roundups And Boost Your Traffic

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2017-07-12
  • By Luana Spinetti
As you work on a roundup piece for your blog or newsletter, you may be thinking something along these lines: “This…

How to Dramatically Improve Your Blogging Productivity

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2017-07-12
  • By Ryan Biddulph
Nothing feels more frustrating than feeling like you achieved nothing at the end of your blogging day. Even worse? Stari…

How to Self Publish Your Book #4: Designing and Formatting Your Book

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2017-06-29
  • 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 …

How to Self Publish Your Book #3: 5 Ways to Sell Your Self-Published Book

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2017-05-15
  • 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 …

5 Big Reasons Bloggers Should Self-Publish a Book

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2017-05-01
  • By KeriLynn Engel
There’s nothing quite like being able to say “I’m an author!” As amazing as that feeling is, there are plenty of other g…
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9 Best Landing Pages and What You Can Learn from Them

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2017-02-21
  • By Lori Soard
There is no single design that makes a landing page perfect, but there are some key ingredients that can help. We've tal…

6 Key Blogging Lessons From Famous Business Pivots

  • Articles
  • Updated 2017-02-02
  • By KeriLynn Engel
TL;DR: Learn how to make strategic changes to your business by studying the successful pivots of others. Find inspiratio…

8 Blogger Resources To Build Your Business

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2017-01-16
  • By Gina Badalaty
In the fast-changing world of influencer marketing, it's imperative for bloggers to stay current with today's trends. On…

How to Set Up an RSS Driven Automated Weekly Newsletter on MailChimp

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2016-12-13
  • By Lori Soard
According to the Software Advice Survey, about 40% of B2B marketers feel that the leads they gain via their in-house ema…

Expert Interview: How to Build a Local Blog with Jennifer Auer

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2016-12-13
  • By Gina Badalaty
Today, I'm sharing my interview with friend and fellow blogger, Jennifer Auer who runs Jersey Family Fun. Started in 201…

Expert Interview: Debbie Bookstaber on How Social Good Helps Bloggers

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2016-12-10
  • By Gina Badalaty
“Social Good” is not just a trending buzzword in social media. According to a 2013 article in Market Tech Bl…

Top 9 “Must Do” Blogging Myths

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2016-12-10
  • By Gina Badalaty
There is a wealth of information available on how to become a better blogger, but are these ideas really effective? Are …

How to Manage a Group Giveaway Project

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2016-12-10
  • By Gina Badalaty
Unlike the standard giveaway project, a group giveaway has benefits since the combined force of the bloggers can attract…

A Step-by-Step Guide to Landing Your First Sponsored Post

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2016-12-10
  • By KeriLynn Engel
Now that blogging has taken the web by storm, making money off your blog isn’t as easy as putting a few banner ads up. R…

Shallow Content and the Impact on Your Blog and Writing Career

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2016-12-10
  • By Lori Soard
If there is one thing that is true about the Internet, it is that it is forever changing. Sometimes those changes are go…

How Moms Can Earn Money Selling Products on Their Blogs

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2016-12-10
  • By Gina Badalaty
Parenting blogs can be big business but only if you have a reliable source of income. The best source of monetization fo…

6 Ways to Fail at Guest Blogging – and How to Fix Them

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2016-11-02
  • By Gina Badalaty
Guest blogging can hurt your blog. That’s one of the many reasons I gave it up – until this month. I was approache…

5 Blogger Tips for Surviving an Economic Recession

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2016-11-02
  • By Gina Badalaty
Right now, bloggers are talking about how the face of content is changing and how that will affect their blogs and blog …

How To Ask For Blog Sponsorship When You’re Afraid

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2016-11-02
  • By Gina Badalaty
One of the scariest things for new bloggers to do is ask for pay for their work. While sponsorships can be a vital sourc…

Top 9 Influencer Mistakes You Can Learn from “Game of Thrones”

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2015-06-30
  • By Gina Badalaty
In many ways, the blogosphere can be like the HBO show “Game of Thrones”: a backstabbing world where opinions can make o…

[Infographic] Do You Really Want A Successful Blog?

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated 2014-12-04
  • By Jerry Low
How to build a successful blog? 1. Find the right niche Ever think, “I wish someone would invent…”? That’s called a need…