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All You Need to Know About RSS

What the heck is a RSS feed? What do you do with it? Generally, if you've set up your blog on Blogger or WordPress, you already have a RSS feed installed. Now you need to harness the power of…

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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…

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Why You Should Delete Your Email Subscribers

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…

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How To Place Ads on Your Site Without The Clutter

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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Blog Design Mistakes To Avoid

Are you guilty of making blog design mistakes that could be costing you visitors? Hopefully not, but if so, this article should help you fix anything that might need adjusting. It's always a top…

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How To Drive Traffic Back to Old Blog Posts

You spend a lot of time coming up with fresh, new content for your blog, yet what happens to the older stuff you've published? If you're like most bloggers, it gets pushed aside and forgotten about.…

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Get Noticed: a new e-course for bloggers!

Get Noticed: Course Enrollment Now Open!

You might remember me mentioning a brand new course that I was working on called Get Noticed. Well, I am happy to announce that it is now open for signups and I would love to see you there! What Is…

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How To Get Your Blog Noticed

Do you want to get noticed? Have you been wondering why your readership just isn’t growing? Are you looking to expand your reach and attract high quality views? Do you wonder what it takes to get…

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30 Free Stock Photo Resources For Your Blog Posts

Sometimes not all of us bloggers can take our own photographs, and that's exactly why stock photo websites exist! There are paid sites which allow you to purchase the image you need at a particular…

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365 Blog Topic Ideas: New Book For Bloggers!

365 Blog Topic Ideas – New Book Release Date!

As a blogger, I know that coming up with blog topic ideas can sometimes seem like a task. We all get "Blogger's Block" every now and then and it can be frustrating. With this in mind, I wanted to…

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals for Bloggers

It's the most wonderful time of the year! The time when all of my favourite companies and brands throw crazy sales and make me love them even more! Black Friday sales aren't just for fashion and…

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8 Ways to Boost Your Blog Presence When You're Bored

8 Ways to Boost Your Blog Presence When You’re Bored

We all have those days when we feel bored or uninspired. Sometimes you don't feel like creating an entire post, and that is okay! It doesn't mean you can't use your downtime to boost your blog…

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How To Get More Blog Traffic

How To Get More Blog Traffic

  Over on my YouTube Channel, I'm answering a question from a reader who wanted to know how to get more blog traffic. I think a misconception people have sometimes is thinking that simply…

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