Tag "blogging tips"

  • Balancing a Blog and a 9-5: Things to Consider Before You Hit Publish

    Balancing a Blog and a 9-5- Things to Consider Before You Hit Publish

    For the majority of the six years since I started seriously blogging (meaning: publicly sharing my posts, putting money into design and self-hosting, and remaining consistent), I’ve balanced it with a full-time job. When I started out, I knew that time management would be of utmost… read more

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  • A Beginner’s Guide to Content Marketing

    A Beginner’s Guide to Content Marketing

    Content Marketing is taking the marketing world by storm. According to Content Marketing Institute, CM leaders experience 7.8 times more site traffic than non-leaders. If you’re not already creating unique, original content to broaden your audience, here’s how to get started. Cross Blogging is Your Best… read more

  • Get Conference ROI: The Importance Of Follow-Up (Part 3)

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    In this, the last in the series of “Get Conference ROI,” I will offer tips for follow-up and follow-through with connections you made at the BlogPaws 2017 Conference or any networking conference or event. Keep this post handy (and download this Conference ROI Checklist) to assure… read more

  • Create Compelling Click-Worthy Headlines

    create compelling click worthy headlines

    You’ve worked and re-worked your blog post until it shines like a diamond! Then… you slap on any old headline because you figure it’s the content that counts, right? Oh, my blogging friend, not so much. I know “content is king” but the headline needs to… read more

  • Why It’s Smart To Repurpose Content

    How to Repurpose Content (and why it's smart to do so!) - BlogPaws.com

    In his lifespan, Picasso produced an astonishing 50,000 pieces of art. But less than half a percent were truly exceptional and made his name what it is today. It’s the same with content. Everyone does it today, but to get to the top, you need to… read more

  • How To Align Your Why with Your Blogging Strategy

    How To Align Your Why with Your Blogging Strategy

    In my last post, The Business of Blogging: Think Like a Boss, I talked a lot about defining your why and keeping it top of mind in everything you do for your business. Once you are clear about your why, you can start putting together the… read more

  • The Business of Blogging: Think Like a Boss!

    5 Must Have Mindsets of Successful Bloggers. More on BlogPaws.com

    I’m about to share a little bit of tough love to help you along your blogging journey. At BlogPaws, we do a great job on our blog teaching you the mechanics and logistics of how to blog. One thing we haven’t touched on as much is… read more

  • 5 Ways Pet Bloggers Can Avoid Burnout

    5 Ways Pet Bloggers Can Avoid Burnout - BlogPaws.com

    When I first saw Carol Bryant’s post, “Are Traditional Blogs Dying?” here on BlogPaws, I was worried, and knew I had to read it immediately. I had already been concerned that perhaps blogs were going to become a thing of the past, as I saw many… 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