How to Handle Guest Post Rejection
28th of October 2012 Guest Blogger 36

How to Handle Guest Post Rejection

This guest post is by Tapha Ngum of MyAppTemplates.com. So, you agreed on a topic to write about for a blog with the blog owner or editor, and you’ve just spent eight hours writing and editing it. You’ve done all the right things—read the submission guidelines, and double-checked your post for spelling ...more
Blog Promotion
How to Bore Your Readers to Death and Scare them Away
21st of October 2012 Guest Blogger 27

How to Bore Your Readers to Death and Scare them Away

This guest post is by Jack Samuelson. Blogging is no joke. There are millions of blogs, probably hundreds of millions of bloggers, and billions of articles online. Still, that does not mean everybody can blog effectively and run their own blog with success. So what about all those unsuccessful bloggers? ...more
Writing Content
When You Don’t Have “One Reader”: Writing for a Diverse Blog Audience
2nd of October 2012 Darren Rowse 29

When You Don’t Have “One Reader”: Writing for a Diverse Blog Audience

“Write for one reader” is advice we hear often in the blogosphere, and it can be a useful way to get a consistent voice going on your blog. But the longer you blog, the more likely you’ll be to get to know your readers, and the more diverse their needs ...more
Featured Posts
5 Simple Online Services for Checking Content Plagiarism
1st of October 2012 Guest Blogger 21

5 Simple Online Services for Checking Content Plagiarism

This guest post is by Kimberly Nilson of writemyessay4me.com. Many of us have faced the problem of dealing with plagiarised content, either while reviewing guest articles by low-quality bloggers, or inadvertently using common phrases in our own writing. Even the most skilled blogger cannot possibly be familiar with all the pages ...more
Writing Content
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
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
Taking the Mystery Out of Ghost Blogging
27th of August 2012 Guest Blogger 49

Taking the Mystery Out of Ghost Blogging

This guest post is by Jennifer Brown Banks of Ghostess. There’s no doubt about it. The thrill of a byline never gets old. I’ve been penning pieces for publications for more than a decade, and every time I’m in a grocery store and see my name in a magazine, or ...more
Blogging for Dollars
The Power of Personal
6th of August 2012 Darren Rowse 35

The Power of Personal

This week, we’ve got a couple of intriguing blog posts coming up that deal with bloggers’ personal stories. Obviously, personal stories tend to do well with blog readers. But look around, and you’ll see that personal stories have become a mainstay of the media more generally. We have reality t.v.—real ...more
Featured Posts
Set Up Social Media to Give You Great Post Ideas
22nd of June 2012 Guest Blogger 23

Set Up Social Media to Give You Great Post Ideas

This guest post is by Douglas Lim of The 10 Habits of Highly Effective Social Media Marketing People. Finding articles and ideas for blog posts is an important skill for bloggers to master—and one that can now be leveraged through the power of social media. High-quality content is tweeted, liked, ...more
Social Media