Battle of Consistency: Don’t Pull the Plug on Your Community

Consistency is talked about in terms of importance from day one when we start blogging. It’s important to have consistency because we want our audience to know we mean business and we’ve got to build our credibility early on. Remember and know that the consistency of your blog does not just mean fre-quency of publishing, and how it can effect your community. It can be tough, just don’t pull the plug.

I’m by no means going back to the basics of how you need to: decide your niche, create quality content, and having a community behind it all. Continue reading

How To Create A Niche Blog

A niche blog is a blog that’s focused on a specific subject. It’s a great starting tool for those who wish to make money online in a field that’s saturated with popular and professional blogs.

Practically every blog I’ve owned is a melange of random topics that I enjoy, and while that’s great for personal blogs, it can get a little tricky for a blog with a targeted audience. So while I’m learning how to redirect my pursuits into a niche blog, I’d like to share some tips that you may also find useful. Continue reading

Does Your Web Site Need A Dedicated Web Hosting?

An Internet connection is all that is needed to access millions of websites around the web. This is possible because these sites are hosted on computers that constantly run so they remain online 24 hours a day and 7 days of week. Of course, the average computer cannot do that unless it is running an extremely fast connection and remains turned on. Therefore, anyone that wants to set up their own website needs a web hosting provider.

Web hosting providers offer paid plans that keep your website up and running far better than the free ones provided. If you notice, most sites love to offer the cheapest plan because those plans are great for starters. But if you decide and check out the other packages available, you might see some dedicated web hosting plans. Continue reading

The Art of Getting a Backlink

The importance of backlinks for top Google rankings never be told to a blogging audience as this. Success in blogging means doing two things right – getting unique, high-quality content on your blog/site and getting good and quality backlinks to your website. Getting quality content is easy. Getting high-quality links from other websites to your website is not.

While there have been several ‘tips and tricks’ on how to get websites to link to you, including article marketing, distributing freebies and announcing contests, one of the simplest ways is often forgotten – ‘Plainly emailing the website author to provide a link to you’. Continue reading

Blog Ghostwriters: What to Expect When You Hire One?

Should you hire a ghostwriter for your blog? Will it be more of a help or a hindrance to you in the long run? Let’s explore some of the pros and cons for outsourcing your blogging tasks, plus a few tips for hiring good ghostwriters.

Hiring a ghostwriter means you will entrust your blog to someone else to handle it on a daily basis. Make sure that the benefits greatly outweigh the drawbacks before deciding that someone can handle your blog better than you can. Continue reading

Passive Income: Myth Vs. Reality

Most of us got into Internet marketing because we literally “bought” into the dream. And oh, what a dream… Jet setting around the world, staying in fabulous hotels, driving sports cars, and — during all this fun — a never-ending passive income flows effortlessly into our bank account.

Champagne wishes and caviar dreams.

But ask yourself: how many people do you actually know — in real life, not in a forum or on a sales page — who actually are living the dream? Continue reading

49 Tips to Become a Better Blogger

As you go along, you pick up tips and learn new techniques which can’t be bought for money. Unless of course you go for “classes” but there is a lot of things that just can’t be taught through a 1 hour lecture. The only way you can expose yourself to these learning curves is by getting your hands dirty – in a metaphorical sense, of course. Continue reading