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  • How Many Words Should a Blog Post Be?

    How Many Words Should a Blog Post Be?

    Blog post word counts matter, but exactly how much? The folks at Medium say that a seven-minute post captures the most total reading time on average. What does that mean for you, the blogger, and just how many words should a blog post be? It depends, but… read more

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  • Active vs Passive Voice: What Are They and Which Should Bloggers Use?

    Active vs Passive Voice- What Are They and Which Should Bloggers Use-

    Any writing advice you encounter probably makes the same recommendation: Use active voice instead of passive voice. It’s a good rule… but, for those who’ve long forgotten their high school English curriculum, it can be confusing. What is active voice again? And how does active differ… read more

  • How to Write a Nonfiction Book Proposal

    How to Write a Nonfiction Book Proposal

    It happens often. Someone tells me that they have a great idea for a book. The premise is engaging and the potential author is supported by a strong social media platform. But when I ask about their book’s Proposal, the energy of that aspiring author dwindles.… read more

  • How Part-Time Bloggers Can Get More Done

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    You don’t have to be a part-time blogger to want to get more done, but if you ARE a part-time blogger because your blog hasn’t made it possible for you to give up your day job, you need to discover ways to get more done in… read more

  • Blog Left When Everyone Blogs Right: Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop

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    Want to know a little secret on this Wordless Wednesday blog hop? I blog left when the world goes right. I prefer to be different, unique, and capture my own style of being a blogger in these modern times. Are you blogging in a way that… read more

  • How to Blog About Being More Environmentally Friendly

    Blog about the environment

    Green is the new black. Reducing carbon footprints and pawprints is ethical, socially responsible, and here to stay. Knowing how to share tips about becoming environmentally friendly in a blog post can turn your readers into environmentally aware and responsible citizens. All the cool kids are… read more

  • When Should You Source an Expert for Your Blog Post?

    When Should You Source an Expert for Your Blog Post-

    When I sit down to write a blog or article, my first or at least second thought is always, “Am I an expert enough to write this article with authority?” If I’m not, how do I find the best source? Here are a few considerations when… read more

  • 5+ Ways To Make Money From Your Blog

    ways to make money with your blog

    You blog because you have a passion for pets. You blog because you have a message to share. You blog because you’re a writer at heart. You blog because you want to make money, right? After all, your passion won’t keep your pet in holiday clothing… read more

  • Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop: Making CTA Words Count

    Creative call to action words for bloggers

    In honor of Wordless Wednesday, let’s make magic happen and combine actionable words with standout images. A picture says a thousand words, but that picture is clickable with the right CTA words. A CTA is a call to action. A Call to Action is a statement… read more

  • Creative Ways to Use Instagram Stories to Increase Blog Traffic

    Instagram Stories has taken a stronghold in the digital influencer space. TechCrunch says, “Instagram Stories now has 250 million daily active users, up from 200 million in April, 150 million in January, and 100 million in October after launching the Snapchat Stories clone in August.” Instagram Stories… read more