Local fashion and lifestyle bloggers Jess Keys and Blair Staky recently teamed up to create an online community to help bloggers rise to the top. Launched in February, Blogging for Keeps ( ) is a free website that gives aspiring bloggers/writers helpful tools and tricks on how to turn their hobbies into hustles,” says Keys. Resources include a free library of resources to help with brainstorming for blog posts, tips on how to increase online traffic, photo editing tricks and advice on how to successfully use social media to increase exposure. Keys and Staky met two years ago at a Chicago blogging event and have been collaborating on and off since.
However, Xiaxue’s post certainly did bring about some backlash as well, especially in her subsequent post on Instagram. Comments on Xiaxue’s Facebook revealed that some people feel that she shouldn’t be using a picture of her son, Dashiel (or … Read More
I wish I had some magic secrets or shortcuts to share, but the truth is that food blogging is hard work. I receive questions about the subject fairly often, so I sat down to compile my best tips for food bloggers and ended up with an even twenty. You’ll be more likely to develop a successful food blog if you follow these guidelines.
Thanks for the tips! I too am a new blog (started right around the same time as you actually!) and am loving every minute of it! Before I ventured into this world of blogging, i wanted to be sure it was something that I wanted to do and not waste my time over. So i did my research for a month or so. One tip that REALLY helped me: make a list of 50-100 possible ideas/topics. I worked on this list for about a week, adding many … Read More
I wanted to write an article that goes beyond the basic tips, tricks and techniques for proper growth of fruits and vegetables. I wanted to share some ideas that can help fellow vegetable gardeners take their love of the hobby to earn a little extra cash which could go a long way to pay for much needed supplies.
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Great tips Matt! My background is a bit different as I am a Marine Biologist – I work 8 months and travel 4 months (in between projects) during the year. I … Read More
Fashion blogging isn’t a new concept. These days it’s a road well traveled’”in heels and dream-worthy wardrobes, of course. While it may sound like a glamorous job, it takes hard work. Do you have what it takes to start your own blog? If you’re up for the challenge, here are 14 quick tips on how to become a fashion blogger.
Passion and Patience are like blogging buzz words. Always choose a niche for blogging about which you know and passionate to write. Blogging is not become rich within night scheme. You will have to wait for the money and it will only come if you devise a proper strategy. If your goal is just to make money online, look at the other aspect of online marketing but not blogging.
Lynda, can I just say that you are doing AWESOME! I am floored by your amazing collection of before and afters, … Read More
A war of words has erupted on social media over a difference in opinion among popular mummy bloggers and their loyal followers.
I agree with you. We must have our plan ready. How our blog will make the difference and how it will generate revenue. All of these websites get tons of traffic to their website on a daily basis and you can benefit from the traffic that they’re getting. You get traffic in 2 ways from the article directories. The first way is via the search engines. A user will type a query in the search engine and your articles will appear as a result of it. The second technique he uses is to leverage other people’s audiences through guest blog posts, podcasts and live video broadcasts. I’m going to try to take your advice and change my perspective, because you’re right I’d rather only have a few people … Read More