Infographic on Daniel Scocco: A Blogger I Admire; See Why

Daniel Scocco

Daniel has a blog I enjoy turning to for great blogging tips. In fact, his website where he shares what he knows is called Daily Blog Tips.

He’s been sharing information on blog monetizing, internet marketing, writing content, WordPress, and lots of other blogging related topics for close to a decade now.

My hope is that this infographic I had made about Daniel will help me convey to you how much of a great resource he is for bloggers. Continue reading…

My Blog Post Checklist: Paying Attention to These Details Will Make Your Blog Easier to Find and Easy to Read

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Blog Post (keyboard button) by uberof202ff   CC BY-SA 2.0


Hitting that Publish button is fun, isn’t it?

There’s nothing like the feeling you get when your masterpiece blog post is finished and ready for the world…

Spelling and grammar proofed? Check.

So now its time to hit Pub…Wait! Don’t publish that yet!

Make sure you go through this blog post checklist first. Continue reading…

100 Reasons Why You Should Be Blogging

Illustration on a Build Your Own Blog Post called 101 Reasons to Blog


Here’s a list of 101 Reasons to Blog


Why blog?

Good question.  That’s something people ask me now and then.

I enjoy a good challenge, so I made a list of reasons why you should be blogging.

I actually ended up with 101 reasons. You can find the bonus reason below and its a pretty cool reason. Continue reading…

Meet Avinash Kaushik–His Blog Analytics Advice is Gold

Avinash Kaushik infographic

Discovering Avinash Kaushik online has been like finding a valuable treasure out in a vast, barren valley. I read his blog Occam’s Razor to get cutting edge tips on digital marketing and analytics. He has two well received books on analytics: Web Analytics: An Hour a Day and the newly released Web Analytics 2.0

I could go on, so I’ll let this infographic tell the full story on why he’s someone I respect and why you should check him out. Continue reading…

Time Management Secrets For Busy Bloggers Like You

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Are you struggling with time management?

Perhaps you’re a go-getter with lots of goals and dreams, but seemingly not enough time each day to conquer it all…

There’s hope for you.

Let me tell you about my friend “Gary”… This guy is pretty amazing.

(I have changed the name of my friend here to protect his identity.) Continue reading…

SEO Search: Using Google to Find Basic Search Engine Optimization Secrets


Are you searching for SEO answers? Join the club.


“People fear what they don’t understand.”  – Andrew Smith

SEO can look scary to a new blogger if they don’t know what it means or how it works.

I know how you feel. Although I have  a bit of knowledge about this topic, I am by no means an expert. I’m still learning about SEO and probably always will, because things can change quickly in the SEO field.

Like you, I’m still looking for answers. Solid answers that are up to speed. So, I’m going to blog about this as I search for answers because this topic is something new bloggers should know about. I know some of you already want to learn more.

That’s a good thing. Because putting some time and attention to your blog’s SEO helps you get more visitors, readers, subscribers and/or customers. Continue reading…

Why the World Really Needs Everyone to Blog

We need more blogs.

Recent events of unbelievable proportions, from Missouri to Iraq and a dozen horrific bits of news each day has spawned an understanding that news sites often release coverage of important events as per their owner’s political leanings.

Certainly the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri once again showed the power of the mobile device video—and the need for more of it. More of it from people all around the world.

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Published Authors Need a Blog – Carey Green Shares Why and How

A book by Carey Green

How can a blog help a published author?

That’s a good question.

You may already have a book published and you’re reading this thinking, “How can I find the time to blog and write books?” Or you may have dreams about writing a book one day and you’re not sure how to fit a blog into your future plans… Why blog? Isn’t being on Amazon enough?

I get these types of email questions a lot from people who are starting a blog to promote their book or want a blog to facilitate their writing career, so I decided to investigate. Continue reading…

Don’t Be Cheesy! 4 Clichés to Avoid in a Video Script

Cheesy videos stink like Limburger.

That’s problematic because nobody wants to have a “cheesy” blog or “cheesy” online business… Well, except for maybe Weird Al.

How closely do you tune in to the video and audio ads that fly past you every day?

We tune out most of them, right? Because so many of them are complete cheese balls. You know, filled with the same cliches you’ve heard ten million times.

To help you create videos for your blog that avoid the cheesiness and grab people’s attention, here are four cliches you should avoid.

Remember these tips the next time you write a video script…

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