Posts Tagged ‘Blogging Tips’
There are many habits and practices that affect our abilities to truly succeed in blogging. For many of our bad habits, we are not aware of them until someone points them out to us or we see others complain about them. Thus it is very important that we are aware of all that we are doing by conducting some critical self analysis.
Truly successful blogging requires the same effort as would any other goal or vision; and many of us are experiencing failure because we allow bad habits to creep in and take over. One of the deadliest habits we could ever allow and become complacent with is procrastination. Continuously putting off those great post, product or serviceÂ ideas for later will inevitably cripple your blogging efforts.
Here are some highly effective tips for defeating this deadly disease to help you experience ultimate blogging success. Read More
Making money online is a white hot topic online nowadays and will be for a long time to come, since everybody wants to make money from their blog. Whether its a personal journal type blog or full scale rockstar blogging; a little extra bucks won’t hurt.
The process of building a blog and growing it to the point of profitability isn’t always an easy task. Attracting valuable advertisers, selling the right affiliate products aren’t always straight forward and simple and can be extremely time consuming. So here are a few plugins that will make the workload a little lighter for you so that you can focus more on building the foundation of your blog, which is, awesome content. Read More
For many bloggers, a comment is a very valuable thing, especially for new bloggers who are looking for confirmation that their voices are being heard and visitors are actually engaging their new blog. Its very satisfying when our articles are well received by our audience and we begin to build a vibrant community of dedicated readers.
The truth is that blog comments can provide a greater purpose than just feeding our egos and offers a wealth of information that can help to propel us further on our blogging journey. Blog comments contain clues to the things we may be doing wrong and what our readers really want to see.
Let us take a look at what we can learn from our blog comments. Read More
Personally, having dedicated readers engage my blog by asking questions, providing feedback and coming back for more are some of the basic goals for my site. User interaction and engagement is a great sign that you are producing content that sparks the interest of visitors and is an excellent indicator for sustainable growth of your blog’s audience.
Among the many different goals bloggers may have, user interaction and engagement should be among the top on your list. Whether your goal is to increase affiliate sales, e-book sales, drive traffic or become a leader in your niche, an inviting and user-friendly blog is key for all these achievements.
Let’s take a look at some of the basics that will capture the interest of all types of readers. Read More
As common and popular the activity of blogging has become there are still many who do not realize the potential and power within it to help achieve success and advance in other areas of life, especially for the younger generation. Getting into blogging has become extremely easy and provides a vast number of opportunities for all, online and off.
So, are you learning from your blogging experiences and have been taking advantage of all opportunities created by your blog? Here are a few pointers to show you how. Read More
Blogging is one of the easiest activities to get
started online to make your voice heard. Especially now since web hosting is more reliable and affordable; and with the free, robust and user-friendly blogging platform, WordPress, we see over 100,000 blogs being launched daily.
Since I’m always an advocate for going the extra mile to stand-out there are some proven techniques that can help you get noticed through the eyes of your prospective employer. Blogging is no longer not just a pastime but an activity that can launch you towards your desired success.
Here are 7 simple guidelines and techniques for landing your desired job. Read More
Just as it would be foolish to select a phone, car, house, pet, etc. without understanding the fundamentals of the product (or in the latter case the creature), it would also be foolish to simply select a blog platform without discovering the benefits (and minuses) of using it.
Believe or not there are hundreds (if not thousands) of blog platforms, ranging from keep-it-simple blog services (like Blogger, WordPress, etc.) Â to do-it-yourself hosting solutions (like WordPress.org, MovableType, and b2evolution).
While each service (or software) has their weaknesses and strengths, you should ask at least 5 questions before choosing a platform to blog upon. Read More
Putting motor vehicles aside, there is a such a
thing as good traffic and there’s nothing quite like waking up in the morning only to realize that there’s a spike in traffic to your blog from dozens of different sources you never even expected or even knew existed. As exciting as this sounds, achieving this can be quite difficult at times to achieve and eludes the average blogger, especially the newbies.
So, I’ve decided to share some easy traffic generating techniques that are guaranteed to lift you higher up the blogging ladder and bring you that feeling of fulfillment in seeing your blog’s popularity increase. Read More
Lights, camera, action!
Each time you prepare your words for online viewing and hit the â€œpublishâ€ button, youâ€™re on stage.
A virtual stage. Before a crowd of thousands, potentially millions.
Will you rock them? Will you be worth the price of admission?
Will you cultivate new fans or fall short of expectations?
It all depends on your blogging â€œSWAGGERâ€.
Whatâ€™s swagger? No, itâ€™s not a dance.
Swagger is defined as oneâ€™s style. One popular dictionary describes it as, â€œto walk or strut with a defiant air.â€
Some even call it the “it factor.” Michael Jackson had it. Madonna had it. Cher had it.
Now that youâ€™re on board with what it is, hereâ€™s how to use it to advance your blogging game. Read More
What is your purpose for blogging and what does it
provide for your audience? Is it simply a personal journal of your daily life, aÂ venture for achieving success, a source of valuable information and guidance for others or are you just following a formula that seems to work for everyone else? Hopefully, you can answer these or similar questions for yourself since for any successful venture you need to have clearly defined goals for what you want to achieve.
More specifically you should beÂ genuinely connecting with your audience with the ultimate goal of knowing your readers better, providing truly beneficial content for them which will in turn capture a dedicated following for your blog. We should be emulating the likes of Chris Brogan or Darren Rowse, to name a few, who have over the years built a huge audience and following who are tuned in to the words of wisdom these bloggers are providing.
So How Do You BecomeÂ A Truly Influential Blogger?
In no scenario does this sought after status occur overnight; it takes passion, dedication, study in your field and consistency to achieve. I was reading a few articles on Darren Rowse’s website and realized that he has been blogging on problogger.net since 2004. That’s 6 years since he has started blogging and for what I know about Darren, he started blogging as a complete newbie. He started from nothing and was not an expert in his field at all. Read More