Boost Your Blog #13: Bundle Your Posts as an Ebook
11th of September 2011 Darren Rowse 27

Boost Your Blog #13: Bundle Your Posts as an Ebook

Continuing our discussion of things you should be doing right now to improve your blog, today’s tip—the final in this series—is: 13. Bundle your best posts as an ebook This is a variation on the first post in this series, about creating a product, but for those of you feeling ...more
Blogging for Dollars
3 Reasons I’m Proud to Be an Amateur Blogger
11th of September 2011 Guest Blogger 55

3 Reasons I’m Proud to Be an Amateur Blogger

This guest post is by Dan Meyers of Your Life, Their Life. You  push the Submit button to introduce your next great thought to the world.  Finally, this might be the one that pulls in some real traffic.  Up until this point, the majority of your visits have come from ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How Carlton Football Club Use Social Media to Engage Fans
10th of September 2011 Darren Rowse 9

How Carlton Football Club Use Social Media to Engage Fans

Today was an exciting day for me – I was one of a small group of bloggers invited to cover a training session of the Carlton Football Club (the ‘Blues’) – the football team I support. For those of you outside of Australia – the Carlton Football Club (CFC) is ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Boost Your Blog #12: Create a “Best Seller” List
10th of September 2011 Georgina Laidlaw 6

Boost Your Blog #12: Create a “Best Seller” List

Continuing our discussion of things you should be doing right now to improve your blog, today’s tip is: 12. Create a “Best Seller” list based on Amazon Affiliate reports If you promote products on the Amazon Affiliate program, why not dig into the reports, look at what your readers are ...more
Affiliate Programs
Use External Links to Boost Your Credibility
10th of September 2011 Georgina Laidlaw 16

Use External Links to Boost Your Credibility

Bloggers are always happy to link to a resource we think is good, or a product or service with which we’re affiliated. But there are other kinds of external links that too few bloggers use: links to sources of information we’ve found links to creators of content we’re citing links ...more
Writing Content
3 Tactics I Used to Develop a PageRank 5 Blog in 5 Months
9th of September 2011 Guest Blogger 84

3 Tactics I Used to Develop a PageRank 5 Blog in 5 Months

This guest post is by John Saddington of TentBlogger. We all know that having a blog can enhance your freelancing business and serve as an effective marketing tool for your products and services—that’s given. And although it’s easy to get a blog started (and to start a freelancing business) it’s much ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Boost Your Blog #11: Link to Hosts and Theme Providers with Affiliate Links
9th of September 2011 Darren Rowse 12

Boost Your Blog #11: Link to Hosts and Theme Providers with Affiliate Links

Continuing our discussion of things you should be doing right now to improve your blog, today’s tip is: 11. Link to your hosting or blog theme provider with an affiliate link I spoke with one craft blogger recently who has a medium-sized blog and told me that her third-strongest income ...more
Affiliate Programs
13 Ways for Bloggers to Make Money with Advertising
9th of September 2011 Darren Rowse 126

13 Ways for Bloggers to Make Money with Advertising

Recently, I posted my “How bloggers make money MindMap” on Google+. I’ve had a few people ask for clarification around the Advertising section, and what all the options there mean. Here’s a summary: 1. Ad networks These are services like AdSense and Chitika but also smaller or more local ones ...more
Advertising
The Humble Telephone is Making a Comeback … for Bloggers
8th of September 2011 Guest Blogger 33

The Humble Telephone is Making a Comeback … for Bloggers

This guest post is by David Edwards of www.asittingduck.com. I’m not sure why, but when you start blogging, you forget all about how businesses run. It’s true that there are bloggers out there who wake up to full PayPal accounts and affiliate cheques flying through their doors. But if you’re in ...more
Blog Promotion