Let’s start with a big assumption. You’re writing your blog to make money, to earn a living, not to share fun stories about what’s going on with your family or what you’re up to with your favorite hobby or activity. If you’re putting in the work, doing the research, and growing the audience, chances are you’d like to get paid for your hard work. And for that to happen, you have to monetize your … [Read more...] about 3 Ways To Monetize Your Blog Posts
If there’s one thing I see a lot of bloggers do wrong, it’s not giving their readers anything to do at the end of the blog post. Put yourself in the shoes of your readers. You read a great article, get to the end and there’s no call to action. What do you do? You go back to Facebook or go watch some cat videos on YouTube. Why not give your readers something more. What if they wouldn’t mind … [Read more...] about How To Craft A Strong Call To Action on Your Post
Before you sit down and write the first word of your next blog post, stop and think about what you want to accomplish with your post. What’s your goals of the blog post? How is this post going to help you accomplish something to help you move forward with your business. So what could be your goals of a strong blog post? Are you writing a post that you hope will get shared across social … [Read more...] about 5 Goals of a Strong Blog Post
How long should a blog post be you may ask! Every few months we get some new advice from a blogging guru saying that our blog posts need to be longer, or shorter, or that they should be broken up into 10 pages of bite-sized chunks… it can make you crazy. Let’s talk about this. How long should your blog posts really be? It would be great if there was a magic number that guaranteed best results, … [Read more...] about How long should a blog post be?
The most important part of your blog post is your title, and attention-grabbing blog titles will - well, get attention!. If you don’t grab your reader's attention with the title and get them to actually read the post, nothing you put inside the post matters. It doesn’t matter how great and helpful your content is. It doesn’t matter what offers or affiliate links you have in your post and it … [Read more...] about How To Write Attention-Grabbing Blog Titles