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

16 Blogging Tips to Help Your Blog Blossom and Grow

I was honored this week when WritersBra asked me to write a guest post as part of the 31-day blogging challenge.  Therefore, I’d like to share some blogging tips with you today. I won’t say that I am a typical blogger.  I’m not so concerned with numbers or shares or followers.  I write for my … 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

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

Can You Successfully Repurpose Content?

Yes! The key word here is successfully.  You don’t want to just regurgitate old content.  You need to make sure the content is fresh and relevant.  There a several ways you can go about achieving this goal. Do you have old posts buried within your blog?  This information is still valuable and you want newer … Read more

Have a freelance writing job you’d like to post?

Fiverr is a great place to promote your writing services at the price you want.  I use Fiverr and love it!  While they run the gambit from everything to graphics to music and audio to advertising, they have an extensive writing section that includes: Resumes & Cover Letters Proofreading & Editing Translation Creative Writing Business … Read more

5 Keys to Productivity

The no distractions method – Turn off the television, silence your phone, put the dog out back, and log off the internet.  Sit down with the sole purpose of writing and stay focused on that alone.  Decide ahead of time whether you will write for a certain amount of time or whether you will write … Read more

Day 5 of the 31 Day Blogging Challenge 3 of My Favorite Blogs

Well, it’s day five of my 31-day blogging challenge and today’s challenge is to share 3 of my favorite blogs.  This is easy for me as I truly have some bloggers out there that I consider heroes! My first blog is Entrepreneurs-Journey By Yaro Starak.  He is my hero!  I’ve learned so much from him … Read more