These five tips for increasing your blog readership won’t guarantee that your blog will get more traffic, but they will help! They’re from a professional freelance writer and blogger – Susan Johnston – who has been writing articles and posts for at least a decade.… Read More »Will People Read Your Blog? It Depends
I’ve started more than a dozen different types of blogs since my blogging career began 12 years ago. Which blog was most successful? The relationship blogs! If you’re thinking about blogging or looking for ways to make money as a blogger — or you’re just wondering if relationship blogs are successful — you need these tips.
If you’re thinking about blogging with another writer – not guest posting, but starting a new blog together — this advice will help you partner with another blogger.
Lack of focus is one of the biggest obstacles to succeeding as a writer. These four simple, effective tips on how to stay focused on writing when you’re distracted by little shiny things will help you Blossom into the writer you want to be. At… Read More »How to Stay Focused on Writing When You’re Easily Distracted
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… Read More »Can’t Decide on Your Blog’s Focus? Tips for Baffled Bloggers
These tips for personal blogging and emotional healing are from a blogger who survived depression and a serious head injury. Steffani Cameron spoke at Mental Health Camp at UBC in Vancouver; she’s been blogging since 2004. Why is it better than okay to share your… Read More »7 Tips for Blogging and Emotional Healing
If you blog, you’ll have problems sooner or later! Don’t worry – here’s how to get help with blog problems like crashes, broken WordPress plugins, and misplaced code… Before the tips, a quip: “Making money from blogging requires you to do only two things: drive… Read More »How to Get Help With Blog Problems, Crashes, and Blips
What kind of blogger are you? Do you advise and instruct, or are you sharing your journey? These tips for finding your blogging voice are inspired by Monica Hamburg, who recently spoke at the Northern Voice Social Media and Blogging Conference in Vancouver (where I spoke, too! SO much fun – can’t wait until next year!).
Before her blogging tips, a quip:
“Confident writers [and bloggers] have the courage to speak plainly; to let their thoughts shine rather than their vocabulary.” ~ Ralph Keyes.
New bloggers (and writers) may feel compelled to wow their readers, instead of communicating clearly. Blogging Tip #1 is to be clear, concise, and direct! If you haven’t started your blog yet, or you’ve let your blog drift away, you might find Create Your Own Blog: 6 Easy Projects to Start Blogging Like a Pro helpful.
And, here are eight ways to let your inner blogger break free…