The Loneliness of Blogging – and How I Deal With It

So, you want to be a blogger – or already are one. Then, hopefully, you are aware of the long lonely workdays that are ahead of you. You will experience the loneliness of blogging rather sooner than later. What? You thought blogging was all laziness, fun, leisure and living your dream? The loneliness of a blogger’s life Well,… The truth…

6 Ways to Give Your Blog Posts a Second Wave of Traffic

You probably have some of these on your blog, too: The blog posts that you created with care and love but which somehow never found a lot of love with your audience. Or blog posts that did get a little attention from your audience but could simply do with a little more affection. Today’s post is about giving these blog…

6 Blogging Best Practices to Help You Turn Your Blog into a Business

Blogging is fun and it is a lifestyle. But blogging is also a business. If you want to turn your blog into a business many bloggers have to slightly change their blogging approach. Blogging best practices can help you to do that. Instead of writing what they want, and how they want to write it they suddenly have to consider…

What is Clients-Convert-Clients Marketing and How Can It Help To Boost Conversions

The following is a guest post by Carsten Schaefer. Carsten is the founder and CEO of crowdy.ai, the first Clients-Convert-Clients Marketing platform. Inspired by principles and mechanisms of social proof, Carsten is currently on a mission to help businesses become trustworthy and thrive in the digital landscape.  Every business needs customers to survive. The math is simple: get more clients, and your…

WordPress Security: 7 Tips to Keep Your WordPress Site Secure

The following is a guest post by Devin Morrissey. Devin writes in his garage and examines car parts in his office.  He aspires to be an eternal student, writing wherever the web takes him. WordPress is the platform that more sites on the web are built on than any other, and for good reason. The platform is versatile, powerful, and user-friendly.…

Why I am turning down so many guest posts

I love guest posts. I even like to give new bloggers a chance. I know it can be tough to earn guest blogging opportunities on fairly high profile blogs. And it is getting harder by the day. There are many blogs who no longer accept guest posts without any personal connection of the contributor to the blog owner(s). We have…

12 Elements of a Great Blog Post that Drives Traffic and Engagement

Have you ever wondered why some blog posts seem to spread like wildfire and others don’t? Do your blog posts contain the necessary elements of a great blog post that they need to drive traffic, get shared and inspire engagement? Here are the necessary elements of a great blog post and how you can make sure to give your blog…

The 11 Rules of Blogging No One ever Told You

Are you dreaming of starting a blog? You probably have a picture in your mind how your life is going to look like as a blogger: Sitting at home or in a fancy Café with your laptop on your knees hacking away on your newest awe-inspiring blog post. Once you hit publish, you see numerous people instantly visiting the new post and reading it.…