• Personal blogging benefits

    Seven blogging benefits – it’s personal! Having discussed business blogging benefits I thought it would be useful to look at some of the personal reasons for blogging which might be overlooked. Many people blog for pleasure and that’s cool. You may not have thought about the positive side effects of your blogging habit! 1. You(…)

    Personal blogging benefits
  • Blog posting desert

    What to do when your blog posting dries up It happens to the best of us! Sometimes you are too busy with other projects or get out of the habit of blogging regularly. Obviously if you are making money looking after clients then that isn’t a bad thing but there is always that nagging thought(…)

    Blog posting desert
  • Six more useful beliefs for blogging success

    Blogging success may be beyond your reach due to your beliefs! Your beliefs can affect you in many ways – some can be really helpful but others can be damaging and limit your potential. For example your beliefs can have massive impacts on your healing. A man with cancer believed that a new drug would(…)

    Six more useful beliefs for blogging success
  • The 7 reasons why blogs fail

    Ever wondered why blogs fail? Many people start a blog and then lose interest. I’ve seen many blogs with just the bare bones of the theme and little content or the last post was over a year ago. Is it that they lack discipline or dedication, have they lost interest and lack passion about their(…)

    The 7 reasons why blogs fail
Promoting your blog post with social media tools

Promoting your blog post with social media tools

How to increase traffic to your blog post with social media tools Having talked about all the main places you can promote your blog posts, here I discuss bookmarking sites and a few social media tools that will help you be more productive and effective. Bookmarking sites These are sites like Digg, Delicious and Stumbleupon(…)

More

Social media promotion of your blog post

Social media promotion of your blog post

Increasing visibility of your content with social media promotion Leading on from my post about what to do when you’ve finished writing a blog post, I promised I would look at social media promotion. So here is my strategy and top tips for social media sharing of your blog posts. First let’s have a look(…)

More

What do you do once you have finished writing a blog post?

What do you do once you have finished writing a blog post?

So you’ve finished writing a blog post! Now what do you do? This is a question that comes up fairly regularly. Once you’ve written your blog post there is more to do than just clicking on the publish button. In fact promoting your post is probably more important than writing it in the first place.(…)

More

Blog comments

Blog comments

Are blog comments useful anymore? There’s a trend going on at the moment where blog comments are being turned off. There are three reasons for this – spam, spam and spam! Well, there are a couple of other good reasons too but this is one of the main issues. Some high profile sites such as(…)

More

Monetising blogs

Monetising blogs

Can you make money by monetising blogs? Seems like a dream, doesn’t it? Making money whilst you sleep, sitting on a sunny beach tapping away at your laptop and your bank account getting bigger every day. There are lots of people who want to persuade you that monetising blogs is a route to riches and(…)

More

Sponsored posts – are they worth it?

Sponsored posts – are they worth it?

Should you be accepting sponsored posts on your blog? Depending on the type of blog you have this might not be something you’ve considered. Sponsored posts are a long term strategy – you might not have the visibility or credibility online to do this straightaway. And it’s not going to fit with everyone’s business goals(…)

More

Writing guest posts for other bloggers

Writing guest posts for other bloggers

Writing guest posts for others. Why would you do this? I mean it’s bad enough just trying to write your own content, isn’t it?  So why is it worthwhile writing guest posts for other people? You can build a mutually beneficial relationship with another blogger by providing useful content for them. You will reach a(…)

More

Guest posts on your blog

Guest posts on your blog

Publishing guest posts as part of your blogging strategy What I mean by this is that you get other bloggers to write guest posts for your blog. Many people do not consider this as a strategy because it feels a bit like delegating! I often hear comments such as: I don’t have the time. I(…)

More

How to change your WordPress username

How to change your WordPress username

The danger of the ‘Admin’ username and how to change it! You may have had your WordPress installation set up by a webmaster or done it yourself. Unfortunately some webmasters are sloppy and you may be unaware that using  ‘Admin’ for your WordPress username is a huge security risk for your site. In fact recently(…)

More

Personal blogging benefits

Personal blogging benefits

Seven blogging benefits – it’s personal! Having discussed business blogging benefits I thought it would be useful to look at some of the personal reasons for blogging which might be overlooked. Many people blog for pleasure and that’s cool. You may not have thought about the positive side effects of your blogging habit! 1. You(…)

More

« Older Entries