It seems everyone has a blog to drive business these days. For many, blogging is a career built off a hobby or passion project. There’s a lot of push out there to monetize your blog and turn it into a business. But not every blog should be a business. Here are my 4 reasons why […]
When you start building your personal brand, one of the many things to consider is how personal you get on your branded channels. How do you balance promoting your work and your brand with glimpses into what you do off the clock? What kind of personal content should I share? Why should I share any at all?
Before you even launch your blog and hit publish on your first post, there are numerous mistakes you can make that will set you up for failure.
To celebrate my 10th anniversary of blogging, I sifted through all I’ve learned in the last decade to give you 10 pieces of advice for blogging in the long-term.
With so many blogs out there, turning your blogging hobby into a full-time job can be a challenge — to say nothing of how hard it is to stand out from the many others. To ensure you can successfully make the switch to a blogging career, here are six vital tips.
A successful blog is one that hooks in readers and keeps them coming back. But just how do you build a loyal readership?
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Note: This is a guest post contributed at my invitation by Dave Higgins. One of the biggest fears we face, especially when we first share our work, is that our audience (family, friends, readers, co-workers) will find fault with, or even ignore, our work. While this strikes writers of all types, both fiction and non-fiction, […]