How to Repurpose Your Existing Content to Your Advantage

How to Repurpose Your Existing Content to Your Advantage

Once you’ve got a few pieces of good, popular content, you want to make sure you can make the most of them to ensure they are well and truly earning their keep. Obviously, not every single piece you write can reinvent the wheel and blow the competition out of the water; that’s why you should seriously think about repurposing some of your more successful ideas.

Instead of struggling to come up with new ideas at the last minute in a desperate attempt to strike it lucky with the next big thing, why not simply go to the gold mine that’s right […] Read more

How to Create the Blog Sidebar of Your Dreams

How to Create the Blog Sidebar of Your Dreams

Even though it is perhaps one of the more frequently overlooked aspects of any blog – at least from the blogger’s point of view – the sidebar is actually one of the most important parts to get right, so you should ensure to put the proper amount of time and effort into improving it.

It is a small but immensely valuable part of your blog. The key to getting it spot on and maximizing its potential is to include as many of the best and most useful sidebar elements without getting things looking too crowded.

In order to make sure you include […] Read more

How You Can Make Money with Your Blog

How You Can Make Money with Your Blog

As a blogger, only you know exactly how much of your free effort and energy you put into your blog, whether it is a hobby or something a little more. However, we are willing to bet that you would put a conservative estimate at “a lot”. We’re right, no?

Of course we are! And the more time you put into something, the more you would expect out of it, right? So you would be correct to wonder when you can expect the money to start flowing your way.

We’re here to help you stop wondering and start making it a reality. We […] Read more

How to Speed up Your Blog’s Growth as a Beginner Blogger

How to Speed up Your Blog’s Growth as a Beginner Blogger

A lot of beginner bloggers drop out of the race at the first hurdle, when they see that – despite their best efforts – the number of regular readers and the number of page views just don’t seem to be increasing. At least, not in a manner that’s proportional to the effort and time involved in creating those posts.

Don’t feel like you have to abandon your work if you’re not seeing adequate rewards. These things take time. It will take time to establish yourself as a respected blogger, so you really should make sure that you keep at it, no […] Read more

Work in e-Commerce? Here’s Why You Should Get a Blog

Do you have an e-commerce website? Yes? And do you want to bring a good amount of traffic to said e-commerce website? Yes? Okay. We are going to put this as simply as we possibly can. You need to set up a blog for it. It really is as simple as that.

If you want to sell your wares, then you want your website to appear near the top of the search engine results pages, more commonly known as the SERPs. And one of the best ways to do this – not to mention the cheapest and the easiest – is […] Read more

How To Make Blog Posts More Interesting: A Guide to Using Video

How To Make Blog Posts More Interesting: A Guide to Using Video

If you want to keep on ensuring that people continue coming back to your site on a regular basis, and making sure that new visitors keep stumbling upon your blog, then you must try your very hardest to make your posts interesting, engaging and fresh.

Sometimes, however, it can be difficult to do that, especially when there is only so much within your niche that you can write about. Things are only made more difficult when you are stuck to the same form of post – you can only be so creative when you limit yourself to text posts of a […] Read more

8 Great Twitter Apps

8 Great Twitter Apps

If you’re anything like us you can’t live without Twitter. Perfect for connecting with like minded thinkers, promoting your blog or just being among the first to hear the latest breaking news, the possibilities are endless. And with these great apps, your Twitter experience could be vastly improved.

TweetDeck

A great alternative if you don’t get along with Hootsuite, this browser based app is a must for Twitter power users. Here you can schedule tweets, organize your Tweets and keep up to date with what all your favorite postings with the handy columns.

BioisChanged.com

BioisChanged searches for changes in your friend’s profile and updates […] Read more

Create a Media Kit for Your Blog: How & Why

Create a Media Kit for Your Blog: How & Why

 

If you’re a blogger, chances are that you want to work with brands and if you want to attract advertisers and sponsorships you’re going to need a media kit. In simple terms, this is a document that shows PRs what your blog is all about, the topics you write about, your blog statistics, your prices and other key information such as how many followers you have on other social media such as Instagram and Twitter. Being able to send a media kit out to marketers not only makes you look professional, but illustrates clearly and efficiently with facts and figures […] Read more

How to Get People to Sign Up to your Newsletter

How to Get People to Sign Up to your Newsletter

If you’ve got a blog and a service to offer, you need to offer an email subscription service for your readers. Whether you’re landing in inboxes daily, weekly or monthly, if your newsletter is being read by people interested in your niche you’re creating new opportunities for site clicks and new clients. Sounds great, but how do you get people interested and signing up for your newsletter? Look no further, we have the answer.

Make it obvious

It goes without saying really, but if you want people to know your newsletter exists you need to make it really easy to find. Make […] Read more

Blogging Tips for Beginners

Blogging Tips for Beginners

 

When it comes to blogging we all have to start somewhere and even the most successful bloggers out there had to start from the very bottom. From gaining followers to writing content and mastering the art of social media there’s a lot to learn as a newbie, so we’ve put together this handy set of tips to help take your blog from new kid on the block to the next big thing. Even if you’re a veteran blogger you never stop learning, so who knows you might even pick up a few tips and tricks too.

Blog about your passion 

There’s nothing […] Read more