This Blogger's Guide to Business Planning will assist you - a current blogger - in building a strong foundation, to take your blogging business to
Have you heard of landing pages? Chances are high you’ve seen them and even used one yourself, although you may not have known what they were called. The landing page is a very important part of growing your blogging business so there is no better time than now to learn more about it. Let’s take a few to go over the basics of what it is, why you need it, and how you can use it. What is a … [Read more...] about What is a Landing Page and How to Use it to Grow Your Blogging Business
Generating revenue as a blogger goes well beyond advertising revenue. Page views are great but you want quality, sustainable traffic (a.k.a.: sticky traffic) so that your readers will convert into customers for higher priced products. Besides your own products, which you should be developing as you read this post, promoting affiliate products is a beneficial, income generating … [Read more...] about What Is Your Affiliate Strategy?
Today I am experiencing a cold, hard consequence of not being diligent. In October, almost 3 months ago, I wrote a sponsored post with a free printable. The post was well done and suited my audience extremely well. I read about the sponsored post opportunity via email, I agreed to the post and its parameters via email, and submitted my invoice for payment in a timely manner. Still none of that … [Read more...] about The Importance of Contracts for Your Blogging Business
What I am about to write seems obvious, I am hesitating to move forward and to hit publish. Here is the deal: this one thing you can do for your blogging business is obvious but this one thing is often left unloved in the dust. I get it. If there is one thing I hear again and again from readers it is that time is a major pain point. It isn't easy to find hours in the day to reflect, to … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Making Huge Mistakes on Your Blogging Business
Understand your reader and your audience generally is a huge part of being successful. Without it, you're shooting arrows in the dark. Knowing your reader (or your avatar as Jeff Walker described it) is a fundamental piece of your business roadmap. Don't know where to start? Don't worry, I have your back. Steps to Defining & Knowing your Reader Have a vision of your reader, a real … [Read more...] about Create a Customer Map for your Blog Reader & Success Will Follow
Finding content for blog posts doesn't have to be a painful or unenjoyable process! In fact, writer's block is often broken with a unique approach to identifying the topics your audience wants to hear from you. My 10 Favorite Ways to Discover What to Write About on My Blog Quora is an amazing place to discover the questions people are asking about your niche. You can also ask a … [Read more...] about 10 Unique Ways to Identify What to Blog About