With people turning away from negativity of Facebook and Twitter, reading blogs about your favourite subjects — anything from from cooking to DIY projects, fitness, relationships and politics — might just be the way to go.
Great post Marya! thanks. What made it so good for me is the sheer comprehensiveness – the reminder that you need to keep several plates in the air. I have been reviewing a similar list for my own work every few months, what you did was make it explicit and actionable. Thank you for posting these! I’ve been reading up on all your food blogger guidance posts (props, cameras, software etc) and they’re all really helpful! I’m currently trying to grow my blog so I’ll be using all your tips!
When you’re posting a photo of an outfit, you want that outfit to be the main attraction of your photo. Opting for a simple background can really make your outfit pop in the photo. Let’s meet up somewhere amazing in the future and write an article on the benefits of travel debauchery! These activities are MUCH higher on the awesome scale, the topics are unique, and as a result they’re more likely to be shared with a larger audience.
Being fit is a journey, it doesn’t happen overnight. There will be days where you feel like giving up, happens to me quite a lot too. It is normal so don’t beat yourself up! You are your own motivation and only you have the power to choose whether or not you want to make that change in your life. Thank you, thank you, thank you! I have been blogging for almost 3 months now and am trying to take the slow and sane approach. I love your ideas about watermarks, blog buttons, pixlr… I plan to start incorporating these ideas soon. Dante Harker points to some software that can help you grow your blog readership.
I want my list to grow, so your points about guest posting and adding an opt-in at the bottom of every post really grabbed me. As well as the ones about creating a profile of your ideal reader, adding a contact form and a ‘hire me’ button. Great stuff, thanks! The most popular blogging platforms used today are and WordPress. Both of them offer many different templates for free that you can quickly use to set up your blog.