People measure success differently. Most people think that having a six-figure business is what defines success, while others may view simply being able to blog full-time to be a success. Regardless of your definition, it's less about your ultimate goal and more about the PROCESS and the BABY STEPS that you need to take to get to where you want to be. If you want to become a … [Read more...] about 10 Traits Successful Bloggers Have
If you want to start a blog with the ultimate goal of monetizing it and becoming a full-time blogger, you must treat it like an actual business. While starting a blogging business is a LOT cheaper than starting a traditional business... Cheaper doesn't = zero investment. Investment also includes TIME investment. But when you're just starting to learn how to blog and … [Read more...] about How Much Does It Really Cost To Start A Blog?
Blogger’s envy: the feeling you get when you open a blog page that somehow looks professional, has good content, makes money, and has followers. The great bloggers seem to have this way of pulling it all together to make an amazing product that is hard to turn down. But, here’s the thing: that could be you! There are 17 things that great bloggers do differently. Read … [Read more...] about 17 Things Great Bloggers Do Differently
I think it’s safe to say that we all have at least one thing that we are extremely passionate about, something that gets us pumped, something that we believe in and want to stand up for. If you love writing and want to help spread your passion to others, blogging is a great way to do that. Who knows? You may even make some extra income along the way. But your posts won’t get … [Read more...] about How To Write Posts That Matter Without Sounding Cliché
The saying “first impressions aren’t always right” doesn’t apply to the online world. If someone isn’t impressed in their first few seconds on your site, they’re going to hit that accursed back button without a second thought. I don’t say that to scare you, but to remind you that the first minute a visitor spends on your blog is crucial to their choice to subscribe. You … [Read more...] about How To Get People To Hit Subscribe In Less Than One Minute On Your Site