Are You Wasting Time Guest Posting?
30th of September 2012 Guest Blogger 57

Are You Wasting Time Guest Posting?

This guest post is by Dan Norris of Web Control Room. Guest posting is up near the top of every list of ways to grow your blog. The problem is, if you don’t do it correctly, you are more or less wasting your time. I’ve been writing guest posts for ...more
Blog Promotion
5 Tools for Harnessing the Power of We #bad12
29th of September 2012 Darren Rowse 11

5 Tools for Harnessing the Power of We #bad12

Today is blog action day, and this year’s theme is “The Power of We.” But for some of us, harnessing that power is a major challenge. One of the most common complaints of bloggers I speak to is that they want to collaborate more effectively with their audience members, customers, ...more
Featured Posts
Are Your Recurring Blogging Tasks Making You Crazy?
28th of September 2012 Guest Blogger 33

Are Your Recurring Blogging Tasks Making You Crazy?

This guest post is by Timo Kiander of Productivesuperdad.com. What’s the one similarity between these blogging tasks? approving comments on your blog proofreading posts writing and preparing your post to be published (finding images, SEO, setting tags and categories, and so on) keeping yourself up to date with social media writing ...more
Be Productive
Create a Professional Blog Logo on a Budget
28th of September 2012 Guest Blogger 29

Create a Professional Blog Logo on a Budget

This guest post is by Samuel of Internet Dreams. I am a logo hunter! What that means is I almost always stop and look at a new site’s logo. Almost like shooting at it, but with my eyes! Believe it or not, this now has a profound influence on whether ...more
Blog Design
Find Your Voice: Blog Like You’re In a Closet
27th of September 2012 Guest Blogger 28

Find Your Voice: Blog Like You’re In a Closet

This guest post is by Brian Lund of bclund. Writing a niche blog is all the rage these days, but they require a different type of content than is typical of a “mass audience” blog. And that content can be hard to come up with. However, there is a simple, though ...more
Writing Content
Good Blogs Take Time
27th of September 2012 Darren Rowse 37

Good Blogs Take Time

If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the course of my blogging career, it’s that good blogs take time. If you’re run off your feet, and struggling to find space to do all the things your blog demands of you, that’s probably not what you wanted to hear. But in ...more
Be Productive
How to Improve Workflow in a Multi-Author WordPress Blog
26th of September 2012 Guest Blogger 12

How to Improve Workflow in a Multi-Author WordPress Blog

This guest post is by Syed Balkhi of WPBeginner. Running a multi-author blog can become a hassle, especially if you do not have a dedicated content manager for your site.Having run several multi-author blogs myself, I understand the issues you face and decisions you have to make. If you’re running ...more
Be Productive
Write For Your Customers, Not Your Peers
26th of September 2012 Guest Blogger 26

Write For Your Customers, Not Your Peers

This guest post is by Laura Roeder of LKR Social Media Marketer. Think about your last ten clients. Did they hire you because they have the same level of knowledge and experience that you do? Or did they choose to work with you because of your expertise? My guess is ...more
Writing Content
Behind Every Great Blogger is an Even Greater Voice
25th of September 2012 Guest Blogger 26

Behind Every Great Blogger is an Even Greater Voice

Much is said of the great content that is required to become a great blogger. None of it matters if you don’t have a great voice. Great bloggers don’t settle for great content. Great bloggers understand that how you deliver your message is just as important as the message itself. ...more
Writing Content