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9 Best Landing Pages and What You Can Learn from Them

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Feb 21, 2017
  • 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 talked about many of these items over the last several months here on WHSR, such as…

6 Key Blogging Lessons From Famous Business Pivots

  • Blog
  • Updated Feb 02, 2017
  • By KeriLynn Engel
TL;DR: Learn how to make strategic changes to your business by studying the successful pivots of others. Find inspiration for new ideas and keep your focus narrow and on point. Whether you’re starting…

8 Blogger Resources To Build Your Business

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jan 16, 2017
  • By Gina Badalaty
In the fast-changing world of influencer marketing, it's imperative for bloggers to stay current with today's trends. One of the best ways to keep informed is to follow and engage with the top influen…

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

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
According to the Software Advice Survey, about 40% of B2B marketers feel that the leads they gain via their in-house email marketing are higher quality than leads from other sources. Not only is it im…

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…

How To Write An Outstanding Blog Post When The World Breaks Loose (In and Outside of You)

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • By Luana Spinetti
It's tough to remember you have a blog to maintain when everything breaks around you – and you wind up broken, too. From depression to illness to a loss, when the world breaks loose inside or ou…

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…