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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 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…


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 priority to make sure your blog works well and looks good if you want to impress! Even if you have great content, your site’s appeal could be turning people off. Here are some common mistakes and…


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. It’s important to remember that your content from the past may still be relevant today! By driving traffic back to your old posts, you can increase engagement and keep visitors on your site longer.…


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 It? Get Noticed is more than just a course, it’s the start of a blogging community. When you sign up, you’ll get instant access to the 10+ modules and free…


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 featured on top sites? If this sounds at all like you, I’m excited to announce that I have created my first online course called Get Noticed that will walk you through all areas of…


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 size, as well as free sources that allow you to use their photos for personal and commercial projects. Today, I’m going to focus on the free stock photo sites, but first, a quick note: A…


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 help dig others out of a blogging rut, so I created 365 Blog Topic Ideas (For The Lifestyle Blogger Who Has Nothing to Write About). 365 Blog Topic Ideas is a…


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 presence in small ways. The following is a list of things you can do in moderation whenever you have a spare 20 minutes or an hour. Grab a cup of your favourite beverage and…


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 creating content and hitting that “Publish” button is automatically going to land them in search results and bring in traffic. The truth is, it doesn’t work this way and actually takes a lot of work to…


5 Quick Ways to Refresh Your Blog

1. Eliminate unused or under-performing widgets It’s always a good idea to review your widgets and sidebar areas every few months. Sometimes it’s easy for a blog to get cluttered with widgets that you really don’t need. Re-evaluate which ones are the most important to you, and the ones that really don’t need to be there. Do you really need that Twitter widget if you’re not actively posting on the…


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