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7 REAL Ways to Make Money With Your Blog

There comes a time when you may want to start making money from your blog. Or perhaps you’re starting a blog with the intention of creating an income from it. Whatever the case, blogging has grown to be a hugely profitable business over the past few years and it’s only natural to want a slice of the pie. I’m not going to sugar-coat things: making a decent income from your…


Why You Should Delete Your Email Subscribers

Building a newsletter subscriber base is an important aspect of running a blog or business. If you haven’t yet discovered all of the reasons why you should be collecting email addresses, check out this post.While increasing your subscriber count is awesome, there will come a time when you will have to start paying your mailing list provider for their service based on the amount of subscribers you have. If you…


How To Place Ads on Your Blog Without the Clutter

Display advertising has long been a popular revenue stream for many website owners. Often times, however, a site can start to look overrun by ads and it’s not only the blog design that suffers, but the visitor’s experience as well. A great site design is one that lets a visitor’s eyes flow through it easily and find what they came there for. If you keep a few things in mind…


8 Ways To Make Your Blog Better

As bloggers, we all want to make our online homes the best they can be. We want to make sure the content appeals to our visitors, that the design is attractive and the functionality is top notch. It’s easy to overlook things when we get so wrapped up in creating and tweaking elements so that they work well for us, but often times we forget about those new visitors.Keep your…


How To Get More Bloglovin’ Followers

Bloglovin’ is a great resource and directory for bloggers who are looking to expand their reach. A good majority of my traffic comes from the site, and being one of the more popular blog/rss readers after the collapse of Google Reader, it’s kind of a no-brainer that your own blog should take advantage of this.The great thing about it is that any traffic you receive from the site counts towards…


Must-Have Investments For Your Blog

Blogging is essentially a free hobby, however there are times that you might consider investing a little cash into making it the best it can be. There are free versions of tools you can use, of course, however sometimes it pays a little to upgrade your workflow.When you think about making small investments for your blog, what you’re really doing is trading your time for a more streamlined solution. Any…


How To Find Content For Your Blog

Many times, a blog topic idea is right under your nose. Finding blog content doesn’t have to be a tough job and shouldn’t cause any stress. If you start recognizing topic opportunities regularly, you’ll never run out of blog post ideas.Below are some different ways that you can search for and create unique content for your blog. Be sure to keep a notebook handy for the endless amount of topics…


How to Use Stock Photos Effectively

Using great imagery on your blog can really make your posts stand out, but it’s sometimes hard to put time aside to take your own photos. In these instances stock images can be invaluable; they can provide a huge range of images on a long list of subjects which will work to instantly grab your readers’ attention. Easy, right? Well, it is – follow these handy tips and you’ll soon…


6 Ways To Overcome Mental Blogging Blocks

You’re sitting there with your hands on the keys and a blank text area wondering what to write about. It’s happened to all of us and isn’t fun! Writer’s block (or blogger’s block in this case) is a common problem that we all tend to face at some point or another.  Getting stuck is something you can easily overcome with a few tips.Step AwayGet off of that keyboard and go…


Tips For Finding Your Own Blog Niche

What does it mean to find your own blogging niche, and why should you stick to one? Having a niche means having a set idea or a topic that you write about. It is a more specific way of categorizing your content and attracting visitors who are interested in that topic. Choosing one gives your blog a little more purpose. It allows you to become known as someone who posts…


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