Are you wondering how to create a successful blog? Elaine Rau (a.k.a. Lady Boss) can tell you. She’s the quadruple threat: She excels at blog monetization, social media tips, blogging tips, and SEO tips. She’s here to share her hacks so you can experience success […]
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Hi, You know I report to you current trends in blogging. One of them is to ask your readers what they want to see on your blog. Our recent guest author Ryan Biddulph shared a technique he uses on his blog we will implement as […]
Have you written and published your year-end blog post? If yes, you are in good company. All over the blogosphere bloggers are writing their goals for 2017. Instead, I am far more interested in evaluating what blogging tips worked for me in 2016, so I […]
Did you think last week’s publication schedule was erratic? Due to technical difficulties beyond my control, you didn’t receive Tuesday, October 4’s post, 8 Smart Ways to Promote Your Latest Post and Receive Traffic, so I am sending the article to you now that the technical […]
Do you think he felt slighted? In my post 7 Effective Ways to Avoid Drowning in Emails, I quoted four bloggers who responded to D.G. Kaye’s spin-off post of Hugh Roberts’ Are You Letting Your Blog Get Out of Control?, but I excluded his quote. Am I rude? […]
Calculate the math. What percentage of people who you network with follow you back? 1 out of every 2? Less? For the sake of this post, let’s assume 50% of the people you network with follow your blog. You would have to network with twice […]
It is common knowledge that if you want to make money blogging, you should self-host. However, before making that decision, you should be aware of the advantages and disadvantages of self-hosting.
Welcome to My New Site! Thank you for coming to my party. We haven’t had a blog party in a while, and I thought launching a new site was a great reason. To celebrate, in the comments section, you are encouraged to self-promote. Introduce your blog […]
My apologies to William Shakespeare. I stole a quote from his famous play Hamlet and tweaked it in my headline. Would someone unfamiliar with his play understand the quote? Would people unfamiliar with the colloquialisms of each other’s culture understand their blog posts? Should you […]
Recently, I have been writing about how bloggers can use StumbleUpon to drive traffic to their blogs even though WordPress discontinued its StumbleUpon sharing button: 9 Proven Ways to Skyrocket Your Traffic How to Make Blog Traffic Skyrocket with StumbleUpon and 5 Smart Things You […]
What a shock! Talk about bad timing! Within days of my guest author‘s April 21 guest post on how to use StumbleUpon to increase blog traffic, WordPress discontinued its StumbleUpon social sharing button. No one saw that one coming. Thinking there was a technical problem, […]
Welcome to the Third Installment of Reblog Thursday! The article How the Hashtag do #Authors Use Twitter? was originally written with authors of books in mind. However, the advice given is important to authors of blogs as well. I also wrote an article explaining the […]
If someone asked what you need to make blogging easier, what would your answer be? One of The SITS Girls asked her readers what they felt was the most difficult aspect of blogging. She expected answers relevant to how to grow readership, and instead she […]