How and Why You Need to Update Old Blog Posts

“They” say that blogging is 20 percent writing and 80 percent promotion, but I think “they” forgot to include one very important aspect of blogging life, and that’s updating old content. Once you write a blog post you really don’t want to just forget about it for the rest of eternity. Well, you could, but it really wouldn’t be in your best interest to do so. Instead, every few months or on a yearly basis (at most), you will want

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It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere: Wine Affiliate Programs for Bloggers

Here’s a not-so-secret secret: When it comes to working with bloggers, wine affiliate programs can be pretty generous both in terms of commissions and partnering with bloggers to facilitate reviews. There are so many different types of wines in the world and so many different types of wine clubs that it can be hard to distinguish between all of them. If you post about wine on your blog – or are interested in posting about wine – it may be

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Why You Need to Stop Reading Blogging Income Reports

Over the past couple of years, a trend has emerged where bloggers have begun sharing blogging income reports. I’m going to be frank about this: I give this practice major side-eye and generally don’t recommend reading them at all. I DO believe it is beneficial for bloggers to track their income from month-to-month to see how and where their income is growing and what they can do better. It can be fun to look back at how your blog has

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Privacy and Disclosure Policies: Everything You Need to Know

If you’re starting a new blog you’re probably most looking forward to putting pen to paper putting fingers to keyboard and writing your first post. That’s the best part of blogging, right? Sharing your thoughts and maybe even getting paid to do so! However, before you start the fun stuff, there are a couple of housekeeping items that you need to take care of immediately. One of the first pages on your blog should be an About Page, and we’ve already talked

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Black Friday Deals for Bloggers You Won’t Want to Miss

The day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, is the biggest shopping day of the year. Retailers tend to offer huge discounts and many people head out to the stores (or shop online) in hopes of snagging the best deals on their holiday gifts. I’m not going to lie: I typically use Black Friday as an excuse to stock up on things that I know I NEED because I don’t want to be pressured into buying extra junk just to snag a

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