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How to Bait Your Blog

This post is going to be dedicated towards defining a term that I've used in several posts lately (Building a Better Blog in 10 Steps, The Basics of Building a Writing Platform, etc....).  Today, I'm going to tell you exactly what I mean when I say, "bait your blog," and give you a few tips… Continue reading How to Bait Your Blog

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10 Mistakes You Might be Making as a New Blogger

Hey guys!  So as you know, I've been blogging for just over a month now.  While overall I feel like I have had pretty good success and have gotten a lot of positive feedback on my blog, as a new blogger you just make mistakes.  Even if you have done your research before starting your… Continue reading 10 Mistakes You Might be Making as a New Blogger

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Top 5 Ways to Monetize Your Blog

For many people, the possibility of making money from their blog is a far off dream.  After all, is it really possible to make money by just blogging?  I mean, that sounds risky. However, if you monetize your blog properly and at the right time, you can actually make a significant income through it.  Depending… Continue reading Top 5 Ways to Monetize Your Blog

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Building a Better Blog in 10 Steps

Every blogger want to know what they can do to improve their blog, generate more traffic, and engage readers.  While some people think that having an interactive blog with tons of followers and fans is an impossible feat, the journey towards improving your blog an actually be turned into a simple step by step process.… Continue reading Building a Better Blog in 10 Steps

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How to Write A Mission Statement for Your Blog

I have been talking a lot about mission statements in my posts and how it is important for you to have one for your blog.  While, many of you may be familiar with mission statements at college, work, or nonprofits, mission statements for blogs look a little bit different. While blog mission statements are fairly… Continue reading How to Write A Mission Statement for Your Blog

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What I Learned in the First Month of Blogging

So it's been just over a month since I officially decided to begin this blog.  I technically had launched it a few weeks before January 14th, but that is the day that I really started to put real effort into it. I've learned quite a few things during this first month, many positive, and a… Continue reading What I Learned in the First Month of Blogging

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Blogging Tip: Plan Ahead

Today’s writing tip is a little different as I am directing it solely to bloggers and blogging. One of the biggest obstacles to blogging (I think) is consistently pushing through posts on a regular basis that contain great content. What I mean by this: it is hard to post every day, or even every other… Continue reading Blogging Tip: Plan Ahead

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3 Best Tips on Writing Irresistible Blog Titles

We write to be heard. Writers who claim differently are only fooling themselves. While we bleed on a paper or on the canvas, all we really ask for is some attention, some affection. Ask yourself this, the last time you read a five page article or a full blown 500-page novel, did the title entice… Continue reading 3 Best Tips on Writing Irresistible Blog Titles