Blogging Tips

How to Grow Your Blog Before It Is Born

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Apr 19, 2018
  • By Timothy Shim
One of the most difficult things about starting a new blog or website is how to gain readership quickly. Once you’ve launched your site, the clock is ticking and without visitors, your site is sitting…

7 Steps to Organize Your Email and Add Hours to Your Week

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Apr 05, 2018
  • By KeriLynn Engel
How many hours every week do you spend on email? Here’s a challenge for you: Starting next week, take note of all the time you spend checking email. Write it down in a notebook or use a time-tracking …

How to Use Free Telephone Conferences to Build Your Online Readership

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Nov 08, 2017
  • By Lori Soard
Teleconferencing has been around for many years. Ever since more than one person could be on a line, people have used telephones to have meetings with one another. For the purposes of building an onli…

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

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Nov 08, 2017
  • By Luana Spinetti
Blog promotion was never easy for me. The fear of getting “too salesy” might have played a role, but more often it was a lack of understanding of my audience and, most of all, a lack of pl…

7 Tactics to Convert Blog Readers Into Paying Customers

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Nov 06, 2017
  • 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 thousands of visitors a day, it won’t help your business if none of those readers t…

7 Lessons I Learned During My First Year of Blogging

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Oct 25, 2017
  • By Ryan Biddulph
My first year of blogging was like riding a seesaw. I went up. I went down. This is a typical experience for many new bloggers. Excitement leads to dread. Elation leads to depression. Potential profit…

6 Tips to Use Content Marketing to Double Your Site Traffic

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Oct 16, 2017
  • By WHSR Guest
Content marketing is a relatively new term that refers to a bunch of marketing techniques that have been around for decades. In some ways, content marketing predates the Internet. To summarize, conten…

6 Indicators that Your Blog Post Idea Might Go Viral

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Sep 25, 2017
  • 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 potentially, any idea suiting your niche is good, because it can be something your rea…

52 Weeks of Idea Starters for Your Blog

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Aug 23, 2017
  • 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 know they can trust you to give them good advice and to give it on a regular sch…

8 Things to Look for in a Blogging Mentor

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jul 17, 2017
  • By Ryan Biddulph
If you are a fan of movies from the 1980's you probably watched the cult classic Wall Street. This flick chronicles the rise and fall of a young stockbroker in New York City during a period of massive…

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

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jul 12, 2017
  • 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 that may not be the fault of your writing or marketing. Have you struggled with y…

How To Create Effective Content Roundups And Boost Your Traffic

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jul 12, 2017
  • By Luana Spinetti
As you work on a roundup piece for your blog or newsletter, you may be thinking something along these lines: “This piece will generate more traffic and/or subscribers than my other posts or emai…

How to Dramatically Improve Your Blogging Productivity

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jul 12, 2017
  • By Ryan Biddulph
Nothing feels more frustrating than feeling like you achieved nothing at the end of your blogging day. Even worse? Staring at a screen filled with goose eggs when you scan your daily blogging profits.…

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

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jun 29, 2017
  • 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…

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

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated May 15, 2017
  • 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…

5 Big Reasons Bloggers Should Self-Publish a Book

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated May 01, 2017
  • 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 great reasons for you to write a book. While blogging itself can be lucrative, eb…