How to Make Money Blogging

make moneyThe content for today’s post is brought to you in video format – it’s a bit more enlightening than simply reading my wordy prose. The topic as you probably guessed from the title above is how to make money blogging. Catchy isn’t it?

I provide a recommendation that you may find surprising and then five categorized tips for bringing it all together in an easy to follow sketch video format.

The tips I share with you come from lessons I have learned along the way by making mistakes and by being smart enough to listen to many bloggers who get it. [Read more…]

5 More Secrets You Should Know Before Starting a Blog

blog secretsWe return once again to continue our list of the secrets you should know before starting a blog. Blogging can play a vital role in driving traffic to your offline business and it can become a major component of your online business. It’s all about implementing tasks and features that work.

If you’ve been planning to start a blog and just haven’t taken action or you have a seasoned blog that needs resuscitating, these five tips will reveal the secrets for creating successful blogs. Are you ready? [Read more…]

5 Secrets You Should Know Before Starting a Blog

blog secretsSome say that creating a blog in 2014 is a waste of time, that the days of building a loyal blog following are done and gone. I say they have it all wrong. If they’ve given up on blogging maybe it’s because they don’t know the secrets to creating great blogs or maybe they just don’t understand the power of blogging.

Blogging is surely not dead and can be a very rewarding way to make money online or to boost exposure for your business. Starting a blog and yes, maintaining an existing blog can be an effective and rather inexpensive marketing tool.

Blogging is not for those waiting for the next get rich quick scheme to fall in their laps. Blogging is serious business. Whether you’re new to blogging or you’ve been at it for some time these five tips will unleash the secrets for creating successful blogs. So let’s get going! [Read more…]

The Search for Work at Home Dad Blogs

search for stay at home dad blogs
Being an online marketer and with today being Father’s Day, I got to wondering this morning how many Dad blogs you see on the net. Not so many that I’ve noticed. There are more and more Dads staying at home these days to take care of the kids and tend to the home than ever before. But I don’t think I’ve seen very many Stay at Home Dad blogs. Are they just not the blogging sort?

So I decided to go searching in Google [Read more…]

Reason #2 of the Top 5 Reasons Why Bloggers Write Daily

trafficToday we take a look at part two of my 5-part series looking into why bloggers write daily. If you missed part 1 you can access it here, just be sure to come back.

If you already read part 1 you may recall that this topic comes from an Infographic included in Infographic Kick Start a fabulous PLR product covering a number of Internet marketing topics.

The series will run each Wednesday and I’ll have links to each blog post as the next is published so that you can follow along or go back for a quick read.

Introducing part two titled . . . . [Read more…]

3 WordPress Editing Tips You Need to Know

Wordpress WednesdayToday we make a visit to our WordPress Wednesday series and take a look at three WordPress editing tips. I love working with the WordPress platform as it’s so amazingly easy to use, it acts much like a word processing document, you don’t need to learn HTML code to use it (although it’s good to have a few of the basics down), and customization methods seem never ending.

Many people dive right into creating content in WordPress and don’t realize that they may be missing some of the slightly hidden editing features. So today I wish to bring to your attention a few WordPress tips to help with your editing and possibly even help you create your blog posts faster. [Read more…]

Top 10 Motivational Quotes for Writers by Writers

writer or bloggerDo you consider yourself a writer? It’s interesting that as a serious blogger you must create unique, interesting, and informative blog content, so it would be a natural assumption to think that serious bloggers consider themselves writers.

But that’s not actually the case. There are many bloggers who would never look at themselves as actual writers. Some simply blog for fun and friendship and have a laid back style of blogging and others maintain a helpful frequently updated blog of tips, tutorials, and go-to material. But the thought of actually being a writer is really not their thing. [Read more…]

Reason #1 of the Top 5 Reasons Why Bloggers Write Daily

Did you know that according to the “Organization of Prosperous Bloggers”- 95% of successful bloggers feel the need to blog every day?

Well maybe not because to the best of my knowledge the “Organization of Prosperous Bloggers” does not exist. But it is true that I’m starting a new blog series answering the question of why bloggers write daily. As you may have guessed from the title this will be 5-part series, I could make it one long post but then you’d probably get bored and click away. Whatever you do don’t do that, it’s rather lonely without you.

This topic comes from an Infographic included in Bonnie Gean’s recent product release called Infographic Kick Start – it’s a fantastic PLR product that includes so much more than just blogging material and it’s all put together in a “done for you” style, so that you can use it as is or spruce it up with your own flair. As an online marketer you should definitely check it out. [Read more…]

Are Your Visitors Readers or Buyers?

marilyn thompson solutionsWe all have heard that content is king, that Google loves original content, and that our blog visitors will actually read our content when it talks to them. A simple concept to understand – right?

~ Then why is it so difficult to master?
~ Why do we read article after article to understand how to do this?
~ Is it really so complicated?

Personally, I think we make it far too complicated. I think that many of us [Read more…]

Do You Check Autoresponder Stats?

subscribeDo you have an autoresponder account with Aweber, MailChimp, or some such?

I use Aweber but haven’t really taken the time I should to dig down deep to learn about all of its features. There is so much more I could do with it I suppose if I took the time to look it over.

Because I do send out a weekly newsletter, one thing I thought would be helpful was the Opened/Unopened stats. [Read more…]