[Image by Jana Kollarova ] There’s a science to writing great blog posts. If you follow the right formula, you can keep readers coming back for more. Fortunately, the formula isn’t difficult to follow. You don’t need a calculator or any math skills. You just need to do a few things and you will have a […]
[image courtesy: hisks] Running a successful blog is just like running any other profitable business out there. It requires commitment, time management, maintenance, innovation, and creativity. Without these big five, your personal blog may struggle to gather a strong following and will unlikely be able to sustain itself in the years to come. Yet when […]
Many of us dream of location-dependent careers that allow us to work anywhere and at any time we like. Making passive income with the Internet has become a way for many people to do just that. Unfortunately, you can’t just expect to start a blog, start typing away, and wait for the ad offers to roll in. However, there are a lot of ways that you can make money with your blog and by blogging for others. Here is a look at a few of the ways you can earn a side income through blogging […]
Even the best bloggers out there have periods of time when they can’t quite get their blogging done, and they need to reboot. Given the nature of blogging and how it’s very fast-paced these days, even a relatively short case of blogger’s block can negatively affect the health of your blog. I’m sure everyone out there has their own set of coping strategies, so I don’t mean to prescribe a set of strategies for defeating blogger’s block. Instead, I just want to share some things that help me overcome my block; hopefully they can help you as well. And please feel free to share your own coping methods in the comments, as your methods might be even more useful than my own […]
Ask 10 seasoned bloggers what you should do to improve your blog’s Google ranking and 9 of them will tell you that you need to implement SEO (Search Engine Optimization) techniques on your blog. Rightfully, SEO if done properly can definitely give you a boost in search engine results page (SERP). SEO is nothing but a bunch of techniques which helps search engine to place your blog pages in results when queried for associated keywords.
For doing proper SEO, you first need to identify keywords in your niche., their volume in your blog contents,. You need to find out keywords for which other competing sites in your niche are getting traffic. You need to see how many backlinks you have, how much internal links you have, is sitemap in place for your blog, are images on your blog optimized for SEO, have you defined proper meta tags, so on and so forth. Manually doing this analysis is definitely going to burn you out
Blogging can be a vital part of succeeding online and most bloggers launch into the blogosphere with incredible energy, committed to making their blog a key tool in their efforts. Some stick to blogging and enjoy incredible ROI on the time and effort they expend. But many of those that start powerfully run out of fuel and fall back to earth pretty hard. So, why do blogs fail? […]