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
There are plenty of tips and tricks to get your own creative blog rocking and therefore raising your profile and helping you to win more business. Here’s my top 20 tips for a successful creative blog, but if you can think of any more, please comment below and help me make this the best list on the web.
Yes, yes, I do teach an entire course on this But what a kick booty feeling it is to sit down, look at your editorial calendar, and know what to post to Instagram, tweet, or write for your next blog post. It’s the ultimate way to be productive as a blogger! You don’t have to plan out every single detail, but planning content ahead of time does indeed save time.
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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
You may already have a blog or want to start a new blog so here are blogging tips starting from choosing the blog name (domain name). Please read following 25 blogging tips to build better blog.
Good tips, thank you for sharing. I love to read all I can and your ideas will help with my new blog. Yes, it Maybe useless to focus on off-page SEO from day one, but we have to implement best on-page SEO strategies from day one like, we have to provide unique, useful and engaging content with a clean structure. Because these techniques can make our visitors happy.
The method works well because it is a win/win. Guest bloggers reach the audience on Low’s site but also his blog gets exposure as they share the guest post to their social media channels. Provide social media sharing buttons at the end of each post. Say … Read More
Or maybe you are making decent money online but want to take your blog to the next level.
At the heart of it, getting your children to listen to you is less about techniques and more about the parent-child relationship. Blog Clarity takes the haze out of blogging with can-do tips for any blogger. From blog posts to e-courses, you’ll learn to shine your brightest. Without any blogging voodoo magic. Oh my God, that is a very awesome resource for all the new and pro bloggers. Thanks for sharing. Use your time to grow it bigger and launch other products or services to boost your overall income.
Great info. I am literally at the start of my travel blogging journey and am literally just jumping into it. I have a vague plan of how I wish to portray myself and my blog, but even at the basic level there is … Read More
I’ve heard blogging referred to a couple of times recently as a mixture between an art and a science. If this is true (and I think it is), there’s no ‘right way’ to approach blogging if you want to be successful. There are plenty of people who’ve done a great job of it though, and I thought it would be useful to learn from them.
It may (or may not) come as a surprise to you that many bloggers plan their blog posts a month in advance. This is a great way to visualise your posts for an entire month and see how they will appear on your blogroll. This is also a great way to ensure you’re diversifying your content and in turn keeping your readers interested. But most importantly, a writing schedule will keep you on track and ensure you stick to your goals.
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There is a TON of information on the web so I won’t bore you here, and there are many other options other than the two I have mentioned. A common theme is that Blogger makes it super easy to get started (and is owned by Google) and that WordPress has more advanced options if your blog grows. I chose WordPress because I’m optimistic…and since I’ve been blogging for all of three days, I will have to let you know how it all works out if I ever get past Blogging 101.
Both WordPress and Blogger have completely free options. If you use the free option your blog domain name will be followed with either or If you want your own domain name without those then you will have … Read More