Blogging Tips

6 Reasons Crafty People Rock at Blogging

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Mar 02, 2017
  • By KeriLynn Engel
Are you a creative person with a passion for making things? Whether you’re a seamstress, glassblower, quilter, jewelry maker, woodworker, or general DIYer, you’ve probably noticed that being a creativ…

10 Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block When Blogging

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Mar 02, 2017
  • By Lori Soard
You sit in front of your computer with fingers poised over the keyboard, ready to type out the next truly entertaining blog post when it strikes — the dreaded writer’s block. If you’…
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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, s…

How to Start A Successful Blog: The Complete Newbie Guide

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Feb 09, 2017
  • By Jerry Low
Note: I have consolidated several relevant posts and made this Blogging 101 guide for newbies. If you are looking for a start a blog guide, you should check that out instead. So you want a blog but ha…

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…

A 5-Stages Guide To Creating Longeve Blog Posts (Vernon’s Lifecycle Theory)

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Feb 02, 2017
  • By Luana Spinetti
TL;DR: Longeve posts can help with search engine ranking and give your readers something a bit meatier to delve into. Study how the five stages of Vernon’s Lifecycle Theory can be applied to cre…

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…

Should Startup Companies Outsource Their Blogging Operations

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By KeriLynn Engel
As a startup founder, the boundaries between your personal life and your business grow blurrier the more your business grows. Forget about work-life balance – many startup founders work long hours eve…

Expert Interview: Louisa Claire of Brand Meets Blog Shares Tips for the Low Traffic Blogger

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By Gina Badalaty
How To Find Work When You are a Low Traffic Blogger? Being a low traffic blogger can be intimidating, especially when you meet big name bloggers. It can make you feel like a small fish in a big pond, …

How to Triple Your Subscribers With Content Upgrades

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By KeriLynn Engel
You know that building your email list is the best way to stay in touch with website visitors and convert them into customers and loyal fans. If your email conversion rates are disappointingly low, an…

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…

Train Your Brain to Stay Focused on Blogging Tasks

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
You’ve probably heard the latest studies that multitasking may not be as productive as people once thought it was. According to an article on Entrepreneur, our brains hone in on distractions. Th…

Ways to Use $10 to Promote Your Blog and Gain Visitors

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
Whether you are using your blog to promote your business as a whole, or you want to monetize your blog at some point, it is vital that you invest time, energy, and advertising dollars into your blog. …

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…

How to Build Your Blog, Dungeon Master Style

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • By KeriLynn Engel
If you’re a Dungeons & Dragons aficionado, and a blogger, too, have you ever noticed that both activities use a lot of the same skills? It may not seem like it as first glance, but there’s actuall…