By Guest Author, Olivia who blogs at http://putthekettleon.net/
My blog began as an online portfolio to home some of my published articles and to advertise freelance writing, but I discovered (Timethief told me) that new and regular content would improve my Google ranking and help my site become more visible. Continue reading
By Guest Author, Little Miss Menopause who blogs at
The Comment Section on a Blog can really bring out the same personality traits you would exhibit at a cocktail party. Having OCD, this has been a problem for me. Since there is no 12-step program – – my only hope is to share my experiences so I can (hopefully) recognize that I am not alone in my Over-Thinking the Comment Section! Continue reading
By Guest Author, Susan who blogs at blogs at http://piedtype.com
I’m not the best person to advise you about blogging. I’ve broken most of the basic rules: Have a purpose, have a specific topic/theme, publish on a regular basis, etc. I confess I haven’t and don’t do any of these things. I started a blog to please myself. Period. Continue reading
By Guest Author, Ellen Hawley who blogs at www.notesfromtheuk.com
I’m new to blog-world, and I entered it only because I had an ulterior motive.
Yesterday was the day I reserved for my bi-annual Blogs I Follow clean-up. I’m sad that I found so many abandoned blogs that I had to unfollow. Do you know “Why Do 95% Of Bloggers Give Up? Most bloggers – maybe even 95% of bloggers – have no idea what they’re doing.”
Your blog posts should be directed to a specific audience and interesting enough to encourage them to return to read more. But don’t expect a growing readership unless you provide new fresh content frequently.
Whether you plan to blog as a hobby, for an income, for a business, or as a professional, it’s critical to understand writing for the web is not the same as writing for print media. Continue reading