How to Blog

Before you sit down and write the first word of your next blog post, stop and think about what you want to accomplish with your post.

What’s your goal?

How is this blog post going to help you accomplish something to help you move forward with your business?

Here are some more questions you may want to ask yourself:

Are you writing a post that you hope will get shared across social media and grow your reach? Continue reading

How to Write Attention Grabbing Blog TitlesThe most important part of your blog post is your title. If you don’t grab your reader’s’ attention with the title and get them to actually read the post, nothing you put inside the post matters.

It doesn’t matter how great and helpful your content is. It doesn’t matter what offers or affiliate links you have in your post and it doesn’t matter who sponsored you to write it. If you can’t get them to read it, the blog post doesn’t do you much good.

And, when it comes to getting free search engine traffic, your title is important as well. It is the most important factor when it comes to getting your content to rank. Continue reading

Every few months we get some new advice from a blogging guru saying that our blog posts need to be longer, or shorter, or that they should be broken up into 10 pages of bite-sized chunks… it can make you crazy. Let’s talk about this. How long should your blog posts really be?

It would be great if there was a magic number that guaranteed best results, wouldn’t it? But that’s like asking someone to tell you how long your conversations with other people should be. Sometimes it’s nothing more than a few words or sentences; sometimes you have a nice long talk. It all depends on how much you have to say to each other, doesn’t it? Continue reading