“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
When it comes to professional blogging, one thing that should be on your to-do list is joining at least one great blog network. There are some really great reasons for connecting with other bloggers in this way. The top reasons are networking with other bloggers, learning more about the blogging industry, and gaining access to paid opportunities. Here are a few popular blogging networks that you should check out. They may not all be a good fit, but that’s okay.
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
We all love finding things that make life a bit easier right? Things that can simplify or streamline everyday processes or even make them more enjoyable. The same holds true for blogging. I am all for any tips, tools, or resources to make blogging easier, faster, or more fun. Here are a few resources that I think are worth checking out.
Starting a blog is easy. Once you choose the perfect name, you could set up your blog in 10 minutes. Easy peasy, right? However, even though starting a blog is pretty straightforward, the act of blogging takes a bit more time and effort. Especially if you have a specific (often monetary) purpose for blogging. That’s why I thought it would be a good time to talk to you guys and gals about the top 10 new blogger mistakes to avoid.