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.…

Blogging Should Be Taught At School… And Here Is Why

Blogging is important – for everyone. And it’s importance is still growing – and will continue to grow in the coming years and decades. If you don’t believe me I urge you to read this post until the end – I might be able to convince you. Blogging is the most accessible form of creativity of the modern world: You…

The 3 Core Elements Of Any Business – And What They Mean For Bloggers

If you are a blogger, chances are that you want to make money at some point. That’s ok – there is nothing wrong with making money online. There is nothing wrong with making money at all. Quite the contrary – it’s the way the world works. But at the point when you want to start making money, you may be…

10 Lessons Learned From Three Years Of Blogging – And What You Can Learn From It For A Successful 2018

We have been running The SocialMs Blog and the business behind it for three years now. Even though we had another business before The SocialMs, blogging and building a business based on blogging is a new adventure for us. Here are the main blogging lessons we learned from the past three years and all the ups and downs that came…

How To Make Your Blog Look More Professional – Even If You Are A Newbie Blogger

A good blog shows personality. And some great blogs are great because their owner is human and not a perfect machine. But there are some things that just don’t look professional on your blog. And while little flaws may make your blog more human and personal, some of these flaws can seriously hurt your blog or business. Most of them…

You Published A New Blog Post? 12 Things To Start Doing Right Now

Many new bloggers think their job is done when they hit the „publish“ button. But in truth the real job starts now. The job of spreading the word about the post, checking if the post resonates with the audience, getting links, engaging the audience… There is a lot to do to make sure the whole blogging venture is not turning…

13 Creative Ideas To Repurpose Your Great Content For More Marketing Success

Creating enough content is one of the biggest challenge content marketers and bloggers face. And sometimes it feels that a post is already old right after we published it. A solution to this dilemma could be to repurpose content that you already have and turn it into new content. 1. Turn A List Post Into A List Of Posts Have…

The 20 Best Books For Bloggers In 2017

Are you a blogger or someone thinking about starting a blog? Do you need inspiration, motivation, and information to follow your dreams? Are you looking for some great, entertaining and informative books you should read to get better at blogging? You want to suck up all the knowledge you can get – and need? Here are the best books for bloggers…