Are you a visual learner? Do you learn by looking at pictures? According to educational publisher Prentice-Hall, 65% of all people are visual learners.
If you are a blogger, and your goal is to inform your readers, you need to accompany your text with pictures or 65% of your readers will be missing out. There are other statistics that say up to 85% of the population could learn by looking at pictures.
Professional looking pictures take money and time to create. As bloggers, most of us are strapped for time and don’t get paid anything to inform our readers.
Easel.ly is a theme-based web app for creating infographics and data visualizations. By using what is on your easel, you’ll be expressing your creativity. It’s free, fast, and fun.
Do you feel like you work hard at researching and writing your content just to be discouraged by low readership?
There is more to blogging than researching and writing. There is a fine art to blog promotion, an art that must be fine tuned as promotion techniques evolve.
Does the ability to get more eyes on your blog rest in your ability to promote your blog? If yes, you need a guide for blog promotion, an ultimate guide, this post.
If not, you need to find out who would be able to promote your blog, or at least, help you promote it.
Are you slow to attract new readers and followers to your blog? Could your growth be quicker? It is not your opinion as to whether you have reason to be concerned. There is a quick way to know for sure. [Read more…]
Do you wish your blog’s readership was greater? Do you wish you had more blog followers?
Lately, readers have been writing asking how they can grow their blogs and expressing disappointment and frustration that their blogs are not growing quicker. Do you feel that way?
Lately I’ve been writing about the importance of networking, so I am providing an opportunity for bloggers to network. Welcome to my first Blogger Meet and Greet!
Are you interested in more readers? (Aren’t we all? I don’t think any bloggers would turn down more readers.) If you are interested, I still have your attention. Good. How does the number 70 million sound to you?
You didn’t misread the statistic, and I didn’t make a typographical error. 70 million users currently use Pinterest, according to 2015 stats*, and this post is going to tell you how to tap that.
Welcome to Inspire Me Monday for the week of March 9! It’s such a pleasure to have you join us!
Do you find the pressures of life in and out of the blogosphere demanding? Can you relate to the following conversation?
When @PlaguedParent, @ContessaLysa, and myself were talking on Twitter about Pinterest, @PlaguedParent commented that promoting posts on social media, just one of the many demands of blogging, is like a full-time job. We both vehemently agreed.
When new bloggers are asked what most surprises them about blogging, “time pressures” is one of the most common answers. If you can relate to feeling overwhelmed by these demands and more, this blog post is for you.
Have you heard there is an etiquette to blogging? Blogging involves a protocol, an etiquette, as real as which side of the plate to put the salad fork on when you’re setting the table for a dinner party–an etiquette even Emily Post, who is famous for giving advice involving manners, would be proud of.
There are these unwritten rules, you see, and you can’t break them, or you risk being labelled, not uncouth, but spammy.
While I have not Googled spam, spammy, or spammer, the implication is all too clear. Any self-serving bloggers, any bloggers who dare to promote themselves in an overtly spammy way, get the dreaded label. [Read more…]