Posts by Maggie Marton

  • 5 Tips for Creating an Engaging Sponsored Post

    5 Tips for Creating an Engaging Sponsored Post

    Congratulations on being selected for an influencer marketing campaign! Now what? We’ve all seen those sponsored posts that read like an advertorial. Instead of the blogger you’ve come to know and love, suddenly his words sound forced and promotional, kind of like reading a press release… read more

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  • What is the Instagram Shadowban? And Are You Affected?

    What is the Instagram Shadowban? And Are You Affected?

    Have you heard this rumor floating around the internet lately? It goes like this: Based on hashtags you use, some of the images you post to Instagram won’t show up in search. The images are still there; you’re not blocked, and they’re not removed. But if someone–except… read more

  • 2017 Trends in the Pet Industry

    2017 Trends in the Pet Industry- BlogPaws.com

    At this year’s Global Pet Expo, American Pet Products Association president, Bob Vetere, announced that pet industry spending in 2016 rose to a record high of $66.75 billion. The pet industry has experienced continuous, unprecedented growth: According to the APPA, there are 84.6 million pet-owning households… read more

  • How Do You Make Money Blogging?

    How Do You Make Money Blogging- #MondayMotivation - BlogPaws.com

    We kicked off The Business of Blogging series with a little bit of tough love in the post Think Like a Boss! Today, we’re shifting gears and sharing some #MondayMotivation! Here goes… How do you make money blogging? That’s the most asked, most repeated question in… read more

  • 3 Things You Need to Turn Your Blog Into a Business

    3 Things You Need to Turn Your Blog Into a Business | BlogPaws.com

    On Friday, we kicked off our month-long focus on the business of blogging. If you missed that first post, it’s packed full of inspiration and motivation. Go check out The Business of Blogging: Think Like a Boss! Then, head back over here to dig into your next… read more

  • 5 Ways to Blog Like an Entrepreneur

    5 Ways to Blog Like an Entrepreneur - BlogPaws.com

    You want your blog to be treated like a business. That means you’re growing an engaged audience, and you’re appealing to brands. But, if you’re just starting out, or if you’ve lost momentum, how do you hit that professional level? Blog like an entrepreneur! Entrepreneurs create and grow… read more

  • How to Be Creative Instantly

    How to Be Creative Instantly - BlogPaws.com

    When I taught writing to college freshmen, almost every incoming student said the same thing: “I can’t write.” Why? The inevitable answer: “Because I’m not creative.” I hear this from bloggers, too. “I wish I could X, but I’m not creative enough.” Friends, I’m here to tell… read more

  • 5 Posts to Read This Weekend to Learn How to Make Money Blogging

    5 Posts to Read This Weekend to Learn How to Make Money Blogging- BlogPaws.com

    The number one question we at BlogPaws get asked time and again is: How can I make money with my blog? There’s no one way, nor is there a overnight-sensation method of earning an income with your blog. Instead, it takes consistent effort to create and… read more

  • Blog Comments: Are You Using Them to Grow Your Blog and Build Your Brand?

    Blog Comments- Are You Using Them to Grow Your Blog and Build Your Brand-- BlogPaws.com

    Comments: We all get them… or, at least, we all want them! Sure, it’s exciting to get lots of comments on a post, especially if they’re positive, but comments are an often-overlooked aspect of the big blogging picture. Comments serve as a metric for the overall impact… read more

  • 21 Headline Formulas That Work

    21 Headline Formulas That Work - BlogPaws.com

    Which came first: the headline or the blog post? Do you turn your ideas into a full blog post first? Or do you write a headline first that then inspires your blog post? Neither way is right or better, but sometimes bloggers overlook the power of… read more