5 Types of Blogs that Earn Readers

The How-to blog- write an article that teaches your readers how to do something. Make sure these articles are about something you understand and have experience with. For example: I wrote a quickie article on How to Start a Blog from Scratch and a series on How to Write a Winning Query Letter Lists, lists, and … Read more

Tips and Resources for Starting and Building Your Blog

I started blogging in January. It wasn’t the first time I’d decided to blog, but this time I wanted to put myself out there for more than just my family. I wanted to not only help others with the things I’ve learned throughout my life, but I wanted to learn from others as well. In … Read more

Quality, Affordable Tools and Resources for Building and Growing Your Blog

As part of the 30-Day Blogging challenge, for Day 14, I’m sharing with  you quality, affordable tools and resources for starting, building, and growing your blog. For those of you thinking about getting started or are in the planning stages, the first thing you need to do is choose your domain name. Choosing a domain … Read more

Day 13 30-Day Blog Challenge-Share Your Blog’s Bucket List

My Blog’s Bucket List Grow my list by 1,000 more subscribers in the next 6 months Guest blog on 10 blogs within the next 4 months Finish creating my online coaching group Enroll 200 new members in my course within the next year Create and launch 2 new digital products within the next 6 months … Read more

Are your images optimized for SEO?

People are visual creatures and are much more likely to continue on with your article if you have pleasing visuals included.  If you’re not already, you should be including pictures or infographics in your posts. There are quite a few sites where you can get quality stock photos for free, along with free tools, like … Read more

Day 11 30 Day Blog Challenge Invite an Expert to Guest Post

So, this post is short and sweet.  I recently invited C. Flores, the owner of SurvingMexicom.com to post on my blog.  She shared an insightful post, Failing at Your Own Business-Blogging. Be sure to check it out if you haven’t already read it. Inviting other experts to post on your blog is very beneficial.   … Read more

Day 10 31 Day Blogging Challenge Share A Reader’s Comments

When my computer crashed and I lost all of my files, I got behind on my 31 Day Blogging Challenge.  It’s definitely something I want to share in completing with my readers who accepted, and took on, the challenge.  So, I’m picking back up here with Day 10. Share a Reader’s Comments I was asked … Read more

3 Tips for Overcoming Writers Block

Write sample titles down.  Every time you think of a cool idea for a post, or a possible post, write it down.  Keep a running list of potential blog post titles.  You don’t need to know what you’re going to write to accompany that title, in fact, you may have no idea.  That’s OK.  Write … Read more

3 Mistakes You Could Be Making With Your Blog and How to Fix Them

No social icons on your site Social icons are important for spreading the word about your site and posts.  They should be a part of every post you write and readily visible and easily clickable. WordPress has a variety of plugins that will add social media icons on your site and can be customized to … Read more