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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…

How to Get 8000 Blog Comments: A Case Study

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Oct 02, 2017
  • By Ryan Biddulph
Recently I received my 8,000th comment on Blogging From Paradise. After hitting this milestone I want to share a case study detailing how to get 8,000 comments on your blog too. Why do you want commen…

4 Key Lessons for Freelance Writers

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Sep 25, 2017
  • By Gina Badalaty
In 12 years of blogging and 7 years of professional blogging, I’ve learned a few tips about freelance writing. Today, I’m going to answer some of the biggest questions from aspiring freelance writers.…

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…

5 Effective Ways to Grow Your Blog Traffic

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Sep 13, 2017
  • By Jerry Low
Traffic is the heartbeat of a blog. The more targeted traffic a blog receives, the more money that blog will likely make. In fact, increasing a web site’s traffic is one of the quickest and most effic…

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…

Your Complete Guide for Engaging Brands, Reps and Bloggers

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Aug 23, 2017
  • By Gina Badalaty
Now that you’re blogging, it’s time to get professional about your networking. There are a multitude of opportunities to connect with like-minded bloggers, brands that fit your niche and products that…

How to Protect Your Brand and What to Do If Someone Steals it

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Aug 23, 2017
  • By Lori Soard
TL;DR: Truly amazing ideas are rare and take time and effort to develop. Take the steps needed to protect your brand from theft. I want to start this article by sharing that this is a topic that is ve…

How to Magnetize Your Blog and Build Readership

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jul 17, 2017
  • By Lori Soard
Whether you’re just getting started with blogging or your blog simply needs an overhaul, most bloggers will agree that the ultimate goal is to create a vibrant hub on the Internet that engages readers…

An Inside Look at Time Management for the Small Business Owner (What’s Stealing Your Time?)

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jul 17, 2017
  • By Lori Soard
Time management is tricky even for seasoned small business owners. There are so many distractions in our daily lives and so many little tasks that need to be completed. It can be difficult to get it a…
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Do You Make These 7 Mistakes When Blogging?

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jul 17, 2017
  • By Lori Soard
In our 21st century digital age, starting a blog is quick and easy. Anyone can do it. This is a good thing, because it creates the ability for anyone to easily get his voice out there. However, it als…

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…

From Blogger to Managing Editor: Hiring Writers for Your Blog

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jul 12, 2017
  • By KeriLynn Engel
When your aim is to earn an income from your blog, time is money. Running a blog is like running a business: you’re in charge of everything, from high-level strategy, marketing and promotion, to the n…

Email Marketing for New Bloggers

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jul 12, 2017
  • By Gina Badalaty
One of the most common questions I hear from new bloggers is, “How do I start email marketing?” Creating a newsletter for your blog is easy and can be a great way to drive traffic and income. In fact,…
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How to Start a Successful Mom Blog, Part 1: Getting Started

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jul 12, 2017
  • By Gina Badalaty
Post updated Feb 26th, 2016. This post is Part 1 of the Start A Mom-Blog series, you can read Part 2 Promotion and Monetization and Part 3 Networking in Your Niche here. Mom blogs are an amazing resou…