Is Blogging a Thing of the Past?

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I’ll give you the short answer to your question, and the answer is NO, it is not a thing of the past. But you aren’t wrong to wonder about whether or not blogging is still relavent in 2019, 2020, 2021, and beyond. A lot of bloggers that I know (myself included) are hyper aware of … Read more

How to Become a Book Blogger

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Becoming a book blogger is easier than you think. It is becoming a “successful” book blogger that is probably the more important inquiry. Let’s go through the steps: Start a blog (or have a place to post your reviews) Get the books you want to review Read the books Post your reviews Now, obviously, each … Read more

How Do Bloggers Receive Their Money?

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If you are not a blogger, or new to getting paid as a blogger, it isn’t always clear bloggers get paid. I mean….where does the money come from and how does it get there? I’ve been a blogger for a few years, monetizing my websites through partnerships, affiliate offers, and display advertising. It sounds complicated … Read more

How Hard Is It To Make Money Blogging?

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I’ve been a blogger on and off since I was in college (more years than I want to admit to). I never made any money blogging until recently, when I actually decided to make some effort to make money blogging. I always treated blogging like entertainment, like fun, like something I did to keep from … Read more

How Many Blog Posts Before Traffic Starts Coming In?

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This is a great question. And it is hard to answer definitely, because the ‘traffic’ each blog post gets is going to depend upon many factors including: the age of your domain the specific keyword you’ve chosen for your post(s) the competitiveness of the keyword(s) (meaning how many other posts out there exist that target … Read more

Should You Blog Everyday?

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I think the answer to this depends. In some cases, it can make sense to blog every day. But I don’t think in every case the answer is yes. In fact, I think in most cases, the answer is probably no. Blogging With a Purpose In general, unless your blog is a very indulgent, maybe … Read more

How to End a Blog Post (It Depends on Your Goals)

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As a blogger with growing experience, I have started to look more carefully at my writing, and to blog with intention rather than just pushing words out. Specifically, we are talking about the ending of the blog post. If you google “how to end a blog post” you’ll see all kinds of tips for “effective” … Read more

How to Stay Motivated to Blog (Tips From the Trenches)

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I’m not a long-time blogger. I’ve only been really focused on blogging as a hobby and burgeoning career in the past two years. Staying motivated as a blogger is very difficult, I find. It isn’t difficult at first. The excitement and momentum you start out with after you’ve bought a new domain, set up hosting, … Read more

Mom Blog Post Ideas: 200 Awesome Ideas Your Readers Will Love

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When I first started this blog, I had no problem coming up with something to write or to write about. Over time, and as the months went by, those ideas became more elusive, and gradually the topics seemed to slip through my fingers. There’s no shame is searching for some good ideas to write about. … Read more

Common Mistakes Bloggers Make: AVOID THESE PLEASE

You’ve started your blog. AWESOME. Congratulations. With those first few fledgling steps, you are now officially ahead of the majority of people who ever dreamed of earning an income from a blog. But before you really get started hammering away at your content, here are a few things I recommend that you do before you … Read more