Blog Writing Tips that Cure Writers Block [Includes Printable Cheat Sheet]

February 6, 2014


Remember that scene in 8 Mile when Eminem’s character chokes up before the rap battle? The anxiety wins.

It’s part of the gig.

Performing will always come with the anxiety – for people like rappers, journalists and professional bloggers. (more…)

Follow the Keywords–They Lead to Your Blog Niche and Your Success

January 21, 2014




Larry was web surfing one snowy afternoon when he found an article called Rock Your Blog with These Sixx Content Hooks.

Something about the article made him feel alive. Excited. Bold.

With visions of blogs dancing in his head, Larry couldn’t wait to get started. But there was something he needed to figure out before launching his new blog…something Larry didn’t even know he needed to figure out.

Here’s what all new bloggers like Larry need to know before they start… (more…)

Feeding Google: How to Use YouTube and Google+ to Outrank Your Competition

December 20, 2013
Feed the monster… it will reward you.

At first glance, Google looks like a corporate behemoth, motivated by profiting off our use of the Internet.

But Google’s mission is actually quite altruistic:

to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. (view Google’s Mission Statement)

Not bad, right? Makes you feel a little warm and fuzzy inside. (more…)

Intro to Analytics: Required Reading for Freshman Bloggers

December 7, 2013


Serious bloggers who want to grow an audience and earn income from their blog must know and understand the term analytics.


How to Use Fiverr to Build Your Blog Business

November 26, 2013
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After responding to Matthew’s post about his experience with Fiverr I was asked to expand on how to use Fiverr – so a thanks goes out to Matt for this opportunity.

As I mentioned in my comment in the original post, I’m a firm believer that you do in fact get what you pay for.

The problem with Fiverr is that people who use it automatically equate the name of the site with what they feel they should pay.

Going into this post, it’s important to adopt the view that $5 is actually your starting point. (more…)

Custom Logo Design Using Fiverr: Read My Story Before You Dive In

November 20, 2013

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You may think only big companies like Coca Cola need a logo.

If you do, please let that thought go.


Because a logo is crucial to blog success. (more…)

8 Blog Tips and 2 Tools for Faster Audience Growth

October 25, 2013
build your own blog
Don’t let broken links derail your blog.


Fast blog audience growth or slow? Which do you prefer?

If you want your blog audience to take off quickly, here are some random blog tips and a few recommended gadgets to help your blog get a strong start.