WHSR Blog

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…

April Roundup: New Hosting Reviews and Improving Your Site

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
The days have grown longer and it seems that everyone has a fresh spring in their steps as warmer weather approaches. Here at WHSR, we try to keep a spring in our steps throughout the year, but April …

15 WordPress Themes for Pets and Vets

  • WordPress
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • By Vishnu
Pet stores and veterinarians, like any other business, need to have an online presence to reach out to a wider audience. A good many of them choose the popular WordPress as their Content Management Sy…

Smart Cross Social Media Marketing for Bloggers

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
You’ve probably heard it said that social media marketing is really just about developing a relationship with others on social media and then holding a conversation. This is always a good starting poi…

June Roundup: Social Media Tips, Writing Hacks, and Hosting Reviews

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
Summer is a busy time for most business people. Conferences are held around the country for everything from blogging to running a business to a plethora of technical topics. Here at WHSR, we've also f…

The Inside Scoop on Membership Sites

  • Online Business
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
There are many different ways to monetize a blog, but have you considered creating a membership-based option? Membership based sites can take many different forms. They can be completely membership ba…

WHSR Twitter Chat Recap: Blog Smarter and Stay Productive to Grow Blog Traffic

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • By Jason Chow
Twitter chat is a conversation between a group of people on Twitter. People tweet and answer using a specific hashtag. This helps to keep the conversation organized and easy to follow. WHSR has starte…

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…

7 Lessons From Failed Blogs and Businesses

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Nov 02, 2016
  • By Gina Badalaty
Every day, you can find articles about blogs and businesses that have failed due to poor judgment. Social media can expose mistakes that some cannot bounce back from. Influencers can learn a lot from …

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…

The Beginner’s Guide to Sales Funnels (and How to Create Your Own)

  • Inbound Marketing
  • Updated Nov 02, 2016
  • By KeriLynn Engel
When you’re selling something with your blog, or blogging to market your business, you have that goal in mind with every post you write. But do you know exactly how your audience goes from learning ab…

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…
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July Roundup: New Hosting Review and Tips for New Bloggers

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated Mar 04, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
July has been quite a stormy month for most of the United States. Here in Henryville, we all get a little nervous when tornado-like weather sweeps through. It was only a few years ago that the EF4 tor…
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What’s New on WHSR: Marching into Spring

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated Mar 04, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
The weather is beginning to warm up around much of the world. Birds return to areas they fled over the winter and flowers begin to bloom. At WHSR, traffic has taken and uptick with more and more peopl…

WHSR April Roundup: Taxes, Website Uptime and More

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated Mar 04, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
In the United States, many business owners spent the month scurrying to meet the April 15th tax filing deadline. Let’s face it, most business owners barely have time to finish half the tasks on their …