5 Brilliant Things You Can Do with an Inactive Blog
16th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 51

5 Brilliant Things You Can Do with an Inactive Blog

This guest post is by Tristan of Infographic Academy. If you’ve been blogging for any length of time, the odds are good that you have an inactive blog or two (or *cough* a dozen *cough*) sitting around. Maybe you wrote only a few posts before you realized that your calling ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Getting Un-Panda-lized: One Blog’s Response to Google’s Panda Update
15th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 40

Getting Un-Panda-lized: One Blog’s Response to Google’s Panda Update

This guest post is by Ethan of OneProjectCloser.com When Google rolled out the first Panda update on 23 February 2011, we saw our site traffic plummet by 40%. I learned about this four hours after quitting my day job to become a full-time blogger. I don’t regret the decision for ...more
Search Engine Optimization
The Secret to Feeding Your Family with a Blog
15th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 58

The Secret to Feeding Your Family with a Blog

This guest post is by Russ Henneberry of Tiny Business, Mighty Profits. It’s every blogger’s dream: to take something you created and generate enough money to take care of your obligations. But time is running out. The time bomb is ticking. Generate sales, or die. With each second that ticks ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Six Proven Secrets to Blogging Success
14th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 67

Six Proven Secrets to Blogging Success

This guest post is by Abby Larson of Style Me Pretty: The Ultimate Wedding Blog. I write a wedding blog. Before you start running for the hills, now that you know I focus only on girly things, know that I also happen to have a smarty pants husband who is ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
3 Reasons Why I Don’t Worry About the Competition
14th of July 2011 Darren Rowse 75

3 Reasons Why I Don’t Worry About the Competition

I was recently asked who my blogging competitors were. I struggled to find an answer to that—not because there’s nobody else blogging in my niches, and not because I’m not aware of other bloggers in my niches, but because I don’t really worry much about them. There are three main ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Think Twice Before You Use News as Inspiration
13th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 30

Think Twice Before You Use News as Inspiration

This guest post is by Greg McFarlane. If there are already 100,000 posts out there that express a particular viewpoint, what’s the point of adding a 100,001st? Look for a different angle. If you can’t find one, then resist the temptation to rehash conventional wisdom, and go unearth yourself some ...more
Writing Content
WordPress Plugins that Make Your Blog Comments Social
13th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 38

WordPress Plugins that Make Your Blog Comments Social

This guest post was written by Neil Matthews of WPDude. Have you noticed a decrease in the number of blog comments you get and an increase in Facebook likes and Twitter tweets about your posts? Are you worried that you are loosing social proof about the validity of your posts ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Why Bloggers Should Consider Engaging on Google+
12th of July 2011 Darren Rowse 86

Why Bloggers Should Consider Engaging on Google+

Over the last week, a couple of pretty amazing things have happened: We had a baby! Google announced its new baby, Google+ (G+, Google+). If you have a Google account, you can now sign into it here. Okay, so #1 took the cake in terms of exciting news in our ...more
Featured Posts
An Interesting Blog Business Model
12th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 34

An Interesting Blog Business Model

This guest post is by Kevin Muldoon of WordPress Mods. Most of you will be aware of the most popular business models for blogs. A large majority of blogs rely on revenue from advertising such as banner ads and paid reviews. Once a blog is very successful, its owners usually ...more
Blogging for Dollars