Blogging

seo blogging

The Beginner’s Guide to Successful Blogging and SEO

Why blog? Well, do you want to make money or do you simply want a wider audience for your writing? It is important that you determine why you are writing your blog so you can market it successfully. Choose your blog’s theme Think about your audience. Ask yourself, ‘what am […]

Blogger pitch

How to Pitch to a Blogger

Five weeks ago, I received an email in poetry form from a young entrepreneur and app developer, Ben. He certainly got my attention. Which got me thinking about the terrible PR pitches I’ve received and how I wish everyone could be like Ben. Consider this a PSA, PR agencies, marketeers […]

blogging sins

Seven Blogging Sins

Nearly 2 years ago, I started blogging. As with most of my obsessions, I went into it full force, spending countless hours writing, reading, commenting, social media-ing (I can see you nodding). The difference with blogging is, I haven’t stopped. I’m not sick of it yet. I haven’t lost interest. […]

move your blog

How to Move your Self-hosted WordPress Blog

Note: This advice applies to moving a self-hosted WordPress blog to another WordPress blog on the same host. 1. Purchase and register your new domain. If you are on WordPress.org, you can find out if your hosting companies sell domains. Mine does, but I bought my new one from GoDaddy.com […]

design elements

Important Design Elements when Creating a Blog

Designing a blog is now easier than ever – thanks to all of the free resources available online. Even someone who has no web design experience can quickly and easily set up a blog and change design elements. Although the process of creating a blog itself is not difficult, it […]

readers interaction

Encourage Reader Interaction to Improve Your Blog

The goal of every blog is to gain readership, and this is not something that can be achieved over night. In fact, it takes a lot of effort and time to establish a strong reader base. One way a blog can get more traffic is to encourage reader interaction. This […]