Blogging Without a Computer
14th of August 2011 Guest Blogger 57

Blogging Without a Computer

This guest post is by Janek Makulec of paylane. Blogging is actually a set of activities, but writing is always fundamental. Promoting your blog or presenting an outstanding layout is one thing, but you always have to offer good content first. Otherwise, the best you can achieve is being “the ...more
Writing Content
10 Blogosphere Trends + 34 Handy Grammar Tips
13th of August 2011 Kimberly Turner 19

10 Blogosphere Trends + 34 Handy Grammar Tips

Online retailer Zappos has recently seen a “substantial” increase in revenue after correcting the grammar and spelling of reviews on its site. The sentiment of the reviews was not changed, but New York University research has shown that well-written reviews—even negative ones—inspire confidence. Why does that matter? Because the same ...more
Pro Blogging News
The Five Worst Ways to Title a Blog Post
13th of August 2011 Georgina Laidlaw 37

The Five Worst Ways to Title a Blog Post

Post titling seems to be something of sacred territory for many bloggers. We feel that the title contains the essence of our post, and therefore, it’s the essence of ourselves—our personalities, our messages, our brands. On the other hand, we see a lot of post titles on the Web, and ...more
Writing Content
How My Family and Friends Help Me Blog Better
12th of August 2011 Georgina Laidlaw 21

How My Family and Friends Help Me Blog Better

This guest post is by Jonathan Dunsky of WorldofDiets.com. A lot of bloggers work alone. I started out the same way. I hardly talked about what I was doing and never got into details with the people closest to me. Today, however, I feel that this approach can limit the ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Being Relevant and Reputable—Google’s Sweet Spot
12th of August 2011 Guest Blogger 46

Being Relevant and Reputable—Google’s Sweet Spot

This guest post is by John Hoff of Blog Training Classroom. I’ve written many articles online over the years. Many deal with WordPress, blogging, and making money online; however, there’s one subject I’ve noticed which consistently takes the “most popular” topic award … search engine optimization. The concept of search ...more
Search Engine Optimization
How to Use Blogging to Get Clients Flocking after You
11th of August 2011 Guest Blogger 19

How to Use Blogging to Get Clients Flocking after You

This guest post is by Onibalusi from YoungPrePro.com. I have been writing for others as a freelancer for over seven months now and within that period I have made over $20,000 just by writing for others. I keep on getting new client requests every month and due to an agreement ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Take 5 Minutes to Make WordPress 10 Times More Secure
11th of August 2011 Guest Blogger 67

Take 5 Minutes to Make WordPress 10 Times More Secure

This guest post is by David Wang of The ClickStarter. Hacktivist groups Lulzsec and Anonymous are on the prowl again. Their actions have generated lots of attention for hacking, and you can be sure that many bored kids and shady characters are interested to start hacking too. What if your ...more
Blog Networks
The 5 Must-read Books for Bloggers in 2011
10th of August 2011 Jade Craven 53

The 5 Must-read Books for Bloggers in 2011

I’ve read dozens of marketing books in the past six months, and these are the titles that really stood out. Reading these will dramatically help you improve your blog. I promise! Launch I used to work for a launch coach so assumed I knew everything about product launches. Until I ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Make Getting Sidetracked Work for You as a Blogger
10th of August 2011 Darren Rowse 24

How to Make Getting Sidetracked Work for You as a Blogger

If you’re ever stuck for ideas to write about on your blog, here’s a little discipline that I’ve gotten myself into over the years that helps me a lot. It’s all about capturing those moments when you get sidetracked while writing blog posts. Make getting sidetracked work for you I ...more
Writing Content