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How to Stay Motivated When You’re Starting a Blog 6

Starting a blog can be daunting for even the most experienced writers – and staying motivated to keep blogging is even harder! These tips on how to start and sustain your blog are inspired by a reader. “I’ve been told I’m a good writer by several people, judging by my lengthy Facebook posts,” says Jerry on Best Jobs for Introverts and […]

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Blogging Tips From the Most Popular Blogs 8

What makes the most popular blogs sizzle? These blogging tips aren’t the secret sauce; they’re the meat and potatoes of how bloggers attract traffic and keep readers. Search engine optimization is the prime rib of the most popular blogs that make money. Read SEO 2016: Learn Search Engine Optimization by RL Adams to learn how Google ranks blogs and websites – […]

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How to Earn Extra Money Blogging 7

Five years ago, I shared my favorite affiliate programs for writers who want to learn how to earn extra money blogging. Now that I’ve more than doubled my income as a blogger, I thought I’d update my bloggy quips and tips. Sarah Morgan’s The Badass Blog Planner: Your Guide to Defining Your Purpose, Creating Clarity, and Building a Year of […]

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When to Hire a Webmaster for Your Blog 5

Are you the master of your domain? Here’s how to know when to hire a webmaster for your website or blog. I’ve been supporting myself with my Quips and Tips blogs for six years – and twice I hired a webmaster to poke around my domain. I’m a DIY girl, which means I read books like SEO 2014 & Beyond: […]

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What Types of Blogs Earn the Most Money? 20

A fellow blogger and friend asked how my Quips and Tips blogs are doing financially. This led me to start thinking about what types of blogs earn the most money – and why. Choosing the right type of blog is one thing – and getting traffic is another! Read Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World by Michael Hyatt to learn […]

What Types of Blogs Make the Most Money

6 Reasons Your Blog Doesn’t Make Money 13

The main reason bloggers don’t make money is because traffic isn’t high enough. Here are several ways not only to increase blog traffic, but to address the other reasons your bog isn’t making money. How to Start a Blog that People Will Read by Mike Omar describes how to create a website, write about a topic you love, develop a loyal […]

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Can’t Decide on Your Blog’s Focus? Tips for Baffled Bloggers 8

Does your blog need a focus? How do you decide on a specific topic or niche? These tips for bloggers will help you narrow down your ideas; they’re inspired by a question from a reader… “I want to start a blog I’ll actually publish to frequently for quite some time,” says Jimmy on Ready to Start Blogging? 5 Steps to […]