How Compendium’s Web to Post Generates Content and Community
12th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 14

How Compendium’s Web to Post Generates Content and Community

This guest post is by Jenny Dean of Business Blog Writers. You might have read my article about a business blogging platform called Compendium. Today, I wanted to share with you a fantastic Compendium tool called, Web to Post that allows customers or clients to tell stories about your products ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Is Shared or Dedicated Hosting Best for You?
11th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 48

Is Shared or Dedicated Hosting Best for You?

This guest post is by Jesse of Professional Intern. Blog owners have a lot of decisions to make if they want to be successful. What will my blogs focus be? What audience do I want to target? Should I use a formal tone or a more personal one? One of ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
What Drama Musicals Can Teach Us About Great Blog Writing
11th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 16

What Drama Musicals Can Teach Us About Great Blog Writing

This guest post is by Achim “Chef Keem” Thiemermann of MusicalWorkshop.org. As the US webmaster and social media manager of Europe’s most successful musical librettist and lyricist, Dr. Michael Kunze, I am intimately familiar with his unique brand of storytelling: the drama musical. To this day, Michael’s combined works (original ...more
Writing Content
The Blog of Art
10th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 32

The Blog of Art

This guest post is by Tricia Lawrence of trishlawrence.com. We’ve all heard the term “writer’s block” thrown around like it’s an actual medical or mental condition, and a few have attempted to coin “blogger’s block” even though it’s essentially the same thing. It’s what happens when you open your laptop ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Does Fotolia Have Photos for Your Blog?
9th of July 2011 Georgina Laidlaw 42

Does Fotolia Have Photos for Your Blog?

Do you use images in your blog posts? Most bloggers like to increase their posts’—and blogs’—impact with an image, and while I’m a die-hard textophile, I can see the point. An image is certainly more eye-catching than text. Couple the right image with the right heading, and you’re on fire. ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Going Gonzo, or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Blog
8th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 36

Going Gonzo, or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Blog

This guest post is by Enzo F. Cesario of Brandsplat. “We were halfway to Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold.” It certainly wasn’t the line that Rolling Stone expected out of sports and political columnist Hunter S. Thompson. He’d been sent to ...more
Writing Content
Blogging Takes Super Human Effort vs Blogging is Easy [Misconceptions New Bloggers Have #1]
8th of July 2011 Darren Rowse 72

Blogging Takes Super Human Effort vs Blogging is Easy [Misconceptions New Bloggers Have #1]

This post is the first in our series on Misconceptions New Bloggers Have. It contains this post, plus these: You MUST Post Every Day on Your Blog At a recent conference, I presented on the topic of making money from blogging. At the end of the session, I hung around ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
The Blogger’s Ultimate Guide to YouTube Success
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The Blogger’s Ultimate Guide to YouTube Success

This guest post is by Hasan of MarketingTheInternet. YouTube, the second largest search engine right after Google, in 2010 broke the record of uploading more than 24 hours of video per minute! YouTube has also shattered the millstone of over 700 billion video views. YouTube is an excellent platform for ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
How to Build a Business By Supporting Bloggers: a Case Study
7th of July 2011 Guest Blogger 34

How to Build a Business By Supporting Bloggers: a Case Study

This guest post is by Jeremy Delancy of passivepanda.com. Some people get struck by lightning, some people win the lottery, and some people make good money by blogging two hours per day in their pajamas. I’ve never met any one the above-mentioned people, but the snake oil salesmen of the ...more
Blogging for Dollars