Want to learn how to start a blog and build a sustainable (and ethical!) business online through tested writing, SEO and email marketing strategies? Here’s some of the good stuff to get you started!
Starting a Blog
Everything you need to start a blog the right way so that you’re set up for the best chances of success. Thousands of bloggers have used these articles to get their start.
// How to Start a Blog in 2018: A Complete Guide // How to Start a WordPress Blog // What is the Best Blog Hosting? // How to Start a Fashion Blog // How to Start a Food Blog and Change the World // A 44-Point Checklist for Starting a Blog // How to Start a Podcast from Your Blog // A Massive Guide on How to Choose a WordPress Theme //
Making Money Online
Here’s some articles to help you create a sustainable income stream from your blog in ways that help your readers and don’t make your blog sleazy.
// Don’t Put Ads on Your Blog // How to Make Money Blogging: A Guide for New Bloggers // How to Sell a Blog // 7 Simple Ways to Make an Affiliate Income from Your Blog // A Proven Blogging Strategy that Works in Any Niche // How Stay-at-Home Moms Can Make Money Blogging // How to Make Money with Paid Content Writing // How I Made My First Dollar Online //
Traffic and SEO
More detailed guides on how to make sure your blog’s SEO is working for you so that you can get as much relevant traffic to your blog as possible.
// How to Get 119,717 Visitors from Google Per Month // A Beginner’s Guide to Blogging SEO // How to Get More Backlinks and Rank High on Google // Should You Ever Pay for SEO Services? // 7 Things Google Wants to See on Your Blog //
Writing and Content Strategy
A successful blog will always have extraordinary content. Here’s how to write better stuff that solves problems for your readers while still getting more attention, promotion, and sales.
// 101 Actionable Blogging Tips and Shortcuts // How to Write More // A Huge Guide on How to Write Post Headlines // How to Write the Perfect Blog Post // An 8-Step Formula for Blogging Success // Is Blogging Finally Dead? // What Should I Blog About? // Why You’re Not a Writer // How to Make an eBook //
Email marketing is the lifeblood of blogging because your mailing list gives you a long term means of reaching readers even if you aren’t performing well on Google. Here’s how to grow your mailing list.
// 41 Tips to Help You Get 10,000 Email Subscribers // How to Make Money from Your Mailing List Without Selling Out // How to Launch a Blog and Get 17,800 Subscribers in 6 Weeks // How to Start a Mailing List on Your Blog //
Blog Design and Performance
A blog should be beautiful and effective. These articles will help optimize the look and feel of your blog for maximum success.
// 6 Ways to Make Your Blog More Beautiful // How to Make Your Blog Ultra User-Friendly // How to Make Sure that Your Blog Stands Out // How I Tweaked My Blog’s Design and Almost Doubled Sign Ups // A Complete Guide to Finding Images and Photos for Your Blog // How to Make Your Blog Load Faster // 5 Quick Ways to Improve Blog Design //
Working from home and lifestyle
Most bloggers have the dream of working from home. Here’s some of the strategies and tools that I’ve used in my career to help me do just that.
// The No-BS Guide on How to Work from Home // What Tech Do You Need to Run and Online Business // Don’t Build a Blog // Will Your Blog Ever Be Profitable Enough to Support Your Family? // Why I Regularly Drive 70km for My Blog // Why You Shouldn’t Read Blogs // How to Beat Stress // How to Structure Your Day Like a Millionaire //
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