WordPress is by far the world’s most popular content management system (CMS). That’s in large part due to how easy it makes it for non-techie users to build a website on their own. With thousands of creative WordPress themes and plugins to choose from, it seems all so simple. However, creating a WordPress website is one thing—building a successful site is entirely another.[Read more…]
Have you ever gotten to the point where you are feeling burnt out on your current blogging focus?
You’re not alone.
If you are at this point, chances are, you have had a few thoughts about changing your direction. Assuming you have been at it a while, the thought of starting over can definitely seem daunting.[Read more…]
Sticking to a consistent content schedule is just like seeing your New Year’s resolution through – you know it’s good for you, but it becomes harder the longer you try to do it. As many marketers will tell you, the best solution to this hurdle is to create a content calendar. Not only will a calendar help you post more regularly, but it will also assist you in maintaining the quality of your content.[Read more…]
We live in a time where it seems like everyone and their mother runs a blog. In the United States alone, it’s estimated that there will be nearly 32 million bloggers by 2020! Whether it’s corporate business owners, food bloggers, fashion gurus, movie commentators, etc., anyone can write blog posts that can potentially be seen by the masses.[Read more…]
Blogging can propel you closer to your goals if done right. It establishes authority and leads potential clients to your website. It should come as no surprise that 53% of marketers consider it their top marketing priority according to Hubspot.
But blogging is more competitive than ever. Over 80 million blog posts are published every month according to data from WordPress. This number is only expected to grow higher as more people get Internet access.
You are worried, aren’t you? Worried that you’re wasting your time, worried that your blog won’t take off. Even though you studied and worked hard, you are not seeing the results you were hoping for.
The worst part? You have no clue why this is happening. After all, you did many of the things that experts were preaching. What’s the matter then?
Let me tell you a secret…[Read more…]
Is blogging dead? No. In 2019, it’s more relevant than ever. Blogging helps drive traffic to your website. As a result, it gets eyes on your content. If you aren’t getting visitors, you’re not getting your message, product, or service out in the world.
Check out any major site; chances are, they have a blog of some kind that’s relevant to their business or niche. Sites like Microsoft, Google, and Disney all run blogs even though they already have a large following. That’s because they know that blogging is an essential part of a strong social media presence.[Read more…]
If you are a talent in the kitchen and you want to share your culinary thoughts with the world, you are probably thinking it’s time you start your own food blog. It’s the digital age, after all.
The good news is starting a food blog isn’t a difficult task. If you Google food blogs you’ll see plenty of others who are already sharing their wisdom and it has never been easier to get involved. Blogs are an affordable, simple way to spread your message.
For those accustomed to working in a traditional office setting, the idea of working from home is usually met with an array of emotions. Some people love the idea of being able to roll out of bed and skip the commute into work. Others worry they’d be too lonely and bored. But if you’re thinking about transitioning into blogging as a full-time gig, you don’t really have much choice. Ready or not, working from home is the most cost-effective and practical option.[Read more…]