You might be able to build mega-traffic quickly through social media, but let's be clear on this: the majority bloggers won't regardless of what any uber-blogger tells you. For the majority of mortal bloggers (myself included), we survive at the mercy of search engines, who like SEO to be "just so". … [Read more...] about 16 SEO Mistakes to Avoid to Keep Your Pants from Falling Down!
This is a timely post for me as I'm halfway through a 30 day blogging challenge right now. It's a well-named challenge because it's… well it's a challenge, and a tough one for me at that. I've committed to writing a blog post every day for 30 days and it's hard. It's led me to ask myself, am I … [Read more...] about Is Blogging Too Much Bad for You and Your Blog?
I've posted recently about the importance of blogging your way through the coronavirus pandemic. It's important for me to focus my attention on something positive right now, hence I wrote about why I feel this. To support my aim to move in a positive direction, I thought I'd commit to a positive … [Read more...] about My 30 Day Blogging Challenge
I've certainly wondered how often you should blog and of late I've carried out lots of research to see if there's consensus about a sweet spot. So for my discussion today I'm going to look at this in some detail to try to answer this for all bloggers, who like me who want a clear idea about what … [Read more...] about How Often Should You Blog & Is There a Sweet Spot?
A sure-fire way to provide something useful to your site visitors and earn yourself a little moolah is through reviewing the products and services you use. I am going to show you how to write a product review that satisfies both these points. By this I mean a review that truly helps your readers AND … [Read more...] about How to Write a Product Review (That Actually Sells… Honestly)
It's an interesting question. If you've read my article about how to write blog posts quickly you'd have seen I've touched upon this already. For me, the best place to write a blog post is in a public place. I've seen another example of this today quite by accident. I'll explain how. So this … [Read more...] about The Best Place to Write a Blog Post
It’s a big issue. You’re enthusiastic about about your blog. More than this, you’re excited by it! But a blog requires high quality content... and that takes time to produce. But there are some things you can do to make this process faster. I am going to tell you my secrets for how to write blog … [Read more...] about 14 Tips on How to Write Blog Posts Quickly
A question I come across often is how long does it take to write a blog post? It's not a surprising question to be honest. What may surprise you though is it's not only those new to blogging asking this. It's a question that I often ask other bloggers. It’s also a question that bloggers I know … [Read more...] about How Long Does it Take to Write a Blog Post?
The dreaded Google manual penalty. A few years ago I managed a site that received a penalty, and it wasn't nice! What follows is my experience and how I survived it. But first, let me set a scene for you... You are responsible for the paid and organic search for a very successful, family-owned … [Read more...] about The Google Manual Penalty: An Anatomy