3 Tips That Will Keep Readers On Your Blog and Lower Your Bounce Rate

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my Newsletter and pick up your free gift. Thanks for visiting!On last week’s post, I talked about how important it is to have an uncluttered blog design, and how your goal should be to lead your readers into taking the actions that help you achieveRead More »

Is Your Blog Design Scaring Readers Away?

Is Your Blog Design Chasing Readers Away?

When it comes to blog design, there’s a fine line between functional and frivolous. There are features you can add to your site that are effective, that truly help the reader experience, and then, there is overkill. When you first start blogging, it’s easy to get super excited about all the plugins and widgets that are availableRead More »

How To Add An Opt-In Box to Your WordPress Blog

How to Add an OptIn Box to Your Blog

The most important thing that a blogger can do – and the one thing that so many put off for way too long – is to start building an email list. Your list is truly the most important asset you have as a marketer – and if you’re a blogger who intends on earning money,Read More »

How Often Should You Update Your Blog?

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Your blog is nothing if you aren’t posting to it regularly. I’m going to be straight up with you – if you find yourself getting up in the mornings, dreading the thought of sitting and writing a blog post, then blogging isn’t for you.  At the very least, you should seriously reconsider your niche; if yourRead More »

How To Install Affiliate Banners On Your WordPress Sidebar

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If there’s one thing that makes new (and sometimes experienced!) bloggers nervous, it’s messing around with code. Now sometimes, those nerves are well-founded – if you don’t know much about coding, you should be very careful about poking around too much in your theme editor! But some kinds of code are really easy to work withRead More »

3 Steps to Creating an Editorial Calendar

3 Steps to Creating an Editorial Calendar for Your Blog

When you started your blog, you had such high hopes, didn’t you? You were super excited, you were going to blog every day and it was going to have bazillions of readers and everyone was going to fall in love with your witty, sophisticated writing. You made sure you got started on the right platform,  you figuredRead More »

7 Must-Have Plugins for Your WordPress Blog

7 Must Have WordPress Plugins

I’m gonna come right out and say what you’re all thinking when you saw this blog title. “Great, another blog post about WordPress plug-ins.” Like there aren’t already a million of them out there. Oh – excuse me – a million? Try over 39 million… and counting. But people keep writing them because there are new, helpfulRead More »

5 Super Effective Ways to Earn Money From Your Blog

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So you want to make money blogging. You might be one of the rare people who started a blog as a work at home business – but if you’re like most people, you started a blog because it seemed like fun, and you figured it might make a few dollars. You thought it would beRead More »

How to Become a Highly-Paid Freelance Writer: From SAHM to WAHM Starters

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Today’s post is from Elna Cain – Blogger, Freelance Writer and WAHM Do you often wonder how you can make some darn money from blogging? I mean you probably add content to your blog each week. You’ve even worked hard to create a loyal readership and in turn, probably become quite the savvy marketer. Yet,Read More »

How to Find Your Perfect Niche

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Today, I want to talk about finding a niche market for your blog.  It’s the biggest choice you have to make, really, apart from the technical side of getting your blog hosted, which we talked about last week (Read about web hosting options here). Not having a focused idea of what their niche is, is oneRead More »