Rank Ahead of the Competition: Check Out My SEO Course for Bloggers

If learning more about SEO is on your blogging to-do list, I hope you’ll check out my new SEO course for bloggers!   Yesterday I launched my first full-length course, Introduction to SEO for Bloggers! I love talking about how to make money blogging, and my all-encompassing affiliate marketing course is on the horizon, but over the past couple of months the #1 question I started receiving was, “how do I get more traffic to my blog?” The answer for

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Grammarly is a Must-Have Tool for All Bloggers

  I was an English major in college and the managing news editor at our college paper, which means that I was a fairly good writer when I graduated. Over time, however, I’ve found that all of the writing rules I used to be able to recite at the drop of a hat have flown by the wayside. I’m obviously a big fan of over-using idioms. Sometimes I find myself wondering something as basic as whether or not a sentence needs

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Forget WordPress: 3 Alternatives You Need to Jump On

While it may sometimes feel as though WordPress is the only blogging platform, there are plenty of WordPress alternatives that you may want to consider before starting your blog. Here’s a quick rundown of three of the best WordPress alternatives. If you are thinking about blogging or creating a website, odds are, you will choose WordPress. However, as the most commonly used blogging and website platform, WordPress can be over-rated, and give talented bloggers a narrow path to success. Why

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23 Sites Where You Can Get Free Stock Images For Your Blog

Many bloggers rely on Pinterest to generate visitors to their sites, which means that ALL bloggers need high-quality images on their blogs. This typically isn’t too difficult for fashion bloggers, who usually include images of themselves on their blogs that can then be pinned to Pinterest. It’s also not too difficult for food bloggers who usually share drool-worthy images of their creations. For the rest of us though? Creating Pinterest-worthy images can be difficult, to say the least! The one

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Recommended Blogging Tools

If you’re a blogger, you’ll find that the number of “recommended” plugins, hosting, etc. is vast. Frankly, if you do a web search for something like “best SEO plugin,” most of the results you’ll find will actually be sponsored posts. To help cut down on some of the noise, below you’ll find some of the blog resources and best blogging tools that I recommend and use myself, or, in some cases, that others have recommended to me. Recommended Blogging Tools Writing

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