Blog Reinvention Gets Messier Each Time

Up until 2014, my site had free hosting on WordPress.com. When I bought my domain, we essentially cloned the site and rebuilt it on WordPress.org. The old version on WordPress.com was still there, but invisible to the public because of a domain redirect we set up. Based on my needs and available options, I chose to return to WordPress.com.

8 Reasons You Need Images in Your Blog Posts

If you have a blog, you should already know that content is king — what you write on your blog can make or break it. However, imagery is a vital component of success. Images are a great supporting tool that takes your content from bland to engaging.

Turning Your Blog Into Brand

Whether you’re monetizing your blog and want to turn it into a proper business or you have started to finally get some clout and want to make the best possible use out of it, the next evolution is to turn it into a real brand. These tips are just a starting point. Which tools you use and how you make use of them will determine your success.

6 Ways to Turn Blogging Into a Career

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.

How my “branded image” affected my blog

Once upon a day in 2010, I thought about blogging. I was due to start my senior year of high school at the ripe age of 16 and had just seen “Julie and Julia.” I didn’t really think blogging about wanting to become a writer would get me a book deal, but I did thinkContinue reading “How my “branded image” affected my blog”