SEO Ranking Factors 2019: Stats and Trends You Need to Know

May 31, 2019
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Webmasters use many different strategies to boost the traffic on their websites and get as many visits as possible.

One of the strategies is SEO, a strategy that is still considered to be a smart way to rank. (more…)

9 Top Ad Networks to Monetize Your Blog

May 20, 2019

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Brand new bloggers and experienced bloggers alike are always looking for new ways to monetize their website.

If you’re doing the work to build an audience, I’m sure you wouldn’t mind seeing some fruits from your labor coming in sooner rather than later, amirite?

There is one way to monetize early with your blog that will get you some modest results starting out—advertising networks.

First, let’s define what an ad network is for the newbies… (more…)

The World’s Most Controversial Bloggers

April 9, 2019


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EDITOR’S NOTE: The bloggers listed here are not endorsed by or affiliated with Build Your Own Blog.


Building a loyal, passionate blog audience is much easier when your content isn’t boring.

Successful bloggers, those who build large audiences, keep their content interesting by mixing in stories, humor, and inspiration.

And then there are the bloggers who take it to a whole new level by embracing Controversy. 

Gasp! Controversy? You mean, like, content that gets people angry, emotionally charged, and outraged? Won’t that turn some people off? (more…)

7 Great Resources You Can Use To Make Your Blog Shine

April 2, 2019

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**This post was written by a guest contributor. If you are interested in writing a guest post for Build Your Own Blog, email Matthew at**


It seems like everyone and their dog has a blog these days. 

In fact, there are billions of blogs out there, all fighting for attention. So how do you make your blog shine? How do you stand out from the rest of the competition, especially when there are so many good blogs out there? (more…)

After the Blog, Marketing Hacks You May Have Missed

March 28, 2019
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**This post was written by a guest contributor. If you are interested in writing a guest post for Build Your Own Blog, email Matthew at**


I bet you feel that being a better writer will give you the edge you need to reach your blog traffic goals. If you do, I agree.

It could.
Well, maybe.
Writing is a vital skill.
But, here’s one more little success factor to consider… (more…)

WordPress for Beginners & SEO for Newbies – Ashley Faulkes [EP 47 The Blog Chronicles]

October 2, 2018
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WordPress for beginners

Ashley Faulkes is my special guest on this episode of The Blog Chronicles.

Ashley is a Blogger, Web Developer, and WordPress expert over on his website – MADLEMMINGS.COM

Hailing from Australia, at the time he set out to study a degree in mechanical engineering. After years of studying Ashley felt that he had no interest in the subject at all and set out to travel the world and do other things.

Even doing a ski instructor course while he was living in Canada.

In 2001 when the DOT COM bust was happening, work was very scarce. Fortunately, Ashley, at the time was approached by an old university friend who offered him a very good opportunity in Switzerland to become a web developer. Ashley jumped at the opportunity even though he knew nothing about the internet he used his technical skills to master whatever he set out to do.

Since then Ashley has never looked back, and although Ashley claims not to be an expert in his field he has a wealth of information on how to get started online in a professional manner. (more…)

The Most Interesting Travel Blogger on the Internet – Ryan Biddulph [EP 46 The Blog Chronicles]

September 5, 2018

Ryan Biddulph

Time for another episode of The Blog Chronicles!

My guest on this episode is Ryan Biddulph, he is an accomplished prolific Travel Blogger on Blogging From Paradise  Dot Com, where he travels the globe and blogs from one paradise to the next.

Here Are Some Of His Pro-Blogging Accomplishments:  (more…)

Prepping for Blog Success with Daisy Luther [EP 45 The Blog Chronicles]

July 24, 2018

Daisy Luther

Daisy Luther is an Emergency Preparedness Survival blogger.

She currently owns The Organic Prepper Dot Com, Preppers Daily News Dot Com, The Lost Art Of Blogging Dot Com and Daisy Luther Dot Com. (Still in progress) (more…)

Blogging for Special Needs Children: Meet Dawn Marie Perkins at [EP 44 The Blog Chronicles]

June 28, 2018

Dawn Marie Perkins

Dawn Marie Perkins is a full-time homeschooling Momma of 18 years. Hospital Certified Nursing Assistant and a fit mom with a totally self-taught geeky side.

She lives in Eastern Washington with her husband, the youngest two of their six children. Her Dad, two yappy Pomeranians and an assortment of backyard chickens.

Most of Dawn’s listeners are parents of children who have special needs. (more…)

Blogger Success Bulletin: Spring 2018

May 10, 2018


blogger success Bulletin

Are you ready to meet three new bloggers out there taking action and making things happen?

One is a funny guy with Aspergers, another lady documents her nightly dreams and the third blogger is motivated to remember the lives of great human beings who deserve more attention to the life they lived.

Alrighty then, let’s meet our first blogger! (more…)