About Page Anxiety

    I don’t know about the rest of you but one of the biggest challenges I had when setting up my blog was writing an “about page”.  I seriously struggle with writing about myself and must have stared at a blank page for two days trying to figure out what to write.  Talk about a stress inducing activity!  I think I’ve had probably 30 different versions and I still consider it very much a work in progress. 

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    Tips or writing your blog about page #bloggingtips

      Blogging 101 – Choosing a blog name

      Blogging 101 Series Instalment #1

      Whether you are starting a blog for the first time or looking at re-branding your current blog, picking a name can be the hardest part of the process.  Seriously, I think it’s harder to name a blog than it is a kid!  Okay maybe not, but almost. Trust me if you don’t already feel like your blog is your baby,

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      How to choose your blog name

        How to make money blogging

        How to make money blogging is probably one of the most common topics that comes up in the networking groups I’m in.  It’s also a topic my husband regularly brings up. Probably because I’m kind of on the computer all the time so he figures I should be getting money for it.  Here’s the thing, blogging isn’t cheap.  There’s web hosting, themes, plugins (lions and tigers and bears oh my…) and while not expensive individually,

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        How to make money blogging for beginning bloggers. Blogging 101

          What’s The Goal Of Your Blog Post?

          Before you sit down and write the first word of your next blog post, stop and think about what you want to accomplish with your post. What’s your goal? How is this blog post going to help you accomplish something to help you move forward with your business?

          Here are some questions you may want to ask yourself:

          • Are you writing a post that you hope will get shared across social media and grow your reach?

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          What is the goal of your blog post?

            okay so A Picture May Not Be Worth A 1,000 Words, but You Need Them In Your Posts

            You’ve heard the saying “A picture is worth a thousand words”. I’m sure there are quite a few pictures out there like that, but when it comes to a blog post, that isn’t always the case. Even so, you want to make sure your posts are visually appealing and attention grabbing. Using good pictures is a great way to accomplish that.

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            Pictures in blog posts can be worth more than words for getting your readers engaged

              Why Breaking Up Your Blog Content And Making It Easy to Scan Is Important

              Let me ask you something. How much content is thrown at you on any given day? It’s a lot, isn’t it? We’re bombarded by articles, social media posts, emails, podcasts, videos etc. We come across a lot more content than we could possibly consume any given day. And chances are that a lot of it is good stuff.

              As a result,

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              How important is it to break up your blog content? Pretty darn important! Check out these tips to keep your reader engaged.

                Flagship content – Blogging 101
                What is Flagship Content?

                Sometimes called cornerstone content, flagship content is the content that your blog is known for.  Think about your favorite blogs, do you follow certain blogs because they have good quality content that you can reference and refer to again and again? When you think about a certain topic, do you think of a particular blog that you run off to search for information on? This is ‘flagship content’ and is generally based around the blog’s niche –

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                Make your blog the go to resource in your niche using flagship content

                  Blogging 101 Series
                  Promote Your Blog Posts (without using smoke signals)

                  Promote your blog posts.  Sure,  sounds simple enough right?  You’ve spent hours researching and writing your posts.  Surely that was the hard part.  Umh, nope. Now that you’ve pressed publish, the real work starts. Unfortunately, readers are not going to magically find your blog unless you actually get out there and promote your blog posts.

                  10 Simple Ways to promote your blog posts. Blogging 101 series for new bloggers

                  So how do you do it?

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                  10 simple ways to promote your blog posts old fashioned camera with pink smoke. Blogging 101 series