Blogging Tips

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

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By Gina Badalaty
Today, I'm sharing my interview with friend and fellow blogger, Jennifer Auer who runs Jersey Family Fun. Started in 2010, Jersey Family Fun now has over 100,000 monthly page views and more than 10,00…

Expert Interview: Debbie Bookstaber on How Social Good Helps Bloggers

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • By Gina Badalaty
“Social Good” is not just a trending buzzword in social media. According to a 2013 article in Market Tech Blog, “83% of Americans want brands to support causes and 41% of people boug…

Top 9 “Must Do” Blogging Myths

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • By Gina Badalaty
There is a wealth of information available on how to become a better blogger, but are these ideas really effective? Are the “tried and true” tips always correct or do they sometimes have i…

How to Manage a Group Giveaway Project

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • By Gina Badalaty
Unlike the standard giveaway project, a group giveaway has benefits since the combined force of the bloggers can attract bigger sponsors and more traffic. Here is how to manage a group giveaway. Invit…

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

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • 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. Readers hate intrusive advertising, which is why sponsored content is now a prefe…

The White Screen of Death: What to Do When Your WordPress Site Is Down

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • By KeriLynn Engel
It’s every website owner’s worst nightmare – and it’s more common than you might think. You visit your website, but all the content you worked so hard on is missing. Instead, you’re confronted with ob…

Shallow Content and the Impact on Your Blog and Writing Career

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • 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 good. For example, the first time I ever got on the Internet back in the 80s, I wa…

How Moms Can Earn Money Selling Products on Their Blogs

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • By Gina Badalaty
Parenting blogs can be big business but only if you have a reliable source of income. The best source of monetization for any blog owner is to have a product to sell. While other forms are fine, let’s…

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

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Nov 02, 2016
  • 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 approached by a website that regularly gets half a million page views and promotes a caus…

5 Blogger Tips for Surviving an Economic Recession

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Nov 02, 2016
  • 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 income. New technologies may encourage brands to stop working with bloggers and …

How To Ask For Blog Sponsorship When You’re Afraid

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Nov 02, 2016
  • 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 source of income for a successful blogger, too many of us are terrified to ask for en…

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

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jun 30, 2015
  • By Gina Badalaty
In many ways, the blogosphere can be like the HBO show “Game of Thrones”: a backstabbing world where opinions can make or break you and controversy can destroy your career. Successful bloggers know th…

[Infographic] Do You Really Want A Successful Blog?

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 04, 2014
  • 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, and it’s how many successful businesses are started. The same is true of blogs…