Tweet There are hundreds of millions of blogs littering the web, and most of them are just that—digital litter. Let’s be honest. Most blogs suck. You can probably count the number of blogs you truly follow on one hand, maybe two if you’re really addicted to the web. Why do most blogs suck and how […]
Tweet If you have a blog, you (at least hope to) get people commenting on your posts. Up until now, you might not have given much thought to your policy for approving comments. You probably either just approved all comments, or you approved most of them but deleted ones that you didn’t like for one […]
Tweet One of the measures of a blog’s success at engaging readers is the number of comments it gets. Let’s face it—a blog without comments is just plain sad. If people aren’t commenting on your posts, it means you’re either not getting a lot of traffic or your posts just aren’t interesting enough to warrant […]
Tweet You’ve heard the saying, “If a tree falls in the woods and nobody hears it, did it really happen?” Well, if a blog doesn’t have any readers, does it really exist? Without readers, a blog is lifeless and without purpose. So, what can you do to attract more readers to your blog? Here are […]
Tweet Achieving long-term blog growth is a pretty challenging task. At some point, you’re going to plateau and stop attracting new subscribers and visitors. Your traffic levels will flatten out, and in short, your blog will stop getting bigger. But for most blogs, there are more potential readers out there. Even if you have tens […]
Whether you’re writing about marketing strategies, use instructions, or the best way to utilize a particular product or service, be yourself. Know what you’re talking about, but don’t sound like a technical manual. Who actually reads technical manuals anyway?
Tweet During my past few years as a blogger, I’ve made a number of mistakes. As an avid blog reader, I’ve also seen other bloggers make mistakes of their own. Here are 17 blogging blunders you should try to avoid. Please add to this list by leaving a comment. 1. Not having a unique voice. […]