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 a serious blog also looks professional, even when it is new. As a new blogger, you should consider how you can make your blog look more professional. There are some things that just don’t look professional on your…

11 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…

The 30 Best Books For Bloggers and More Blogging Success

Are you a blogger or someone thinking about starting a blog? Do you need inspiration, motivation, and information to follow your dreams? Here are the best books for bloggers that we found helpful and entertaining. You will learn how to start a blog and get some advanced blogging tips. Are you looking for some great, entertaining, and informative books you…

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 Places You Can Start Your Blog Traffic Generation Today

The best and most accessible sources for free blog traffic develop and even change with time. Some sources get very crowded like search engines – but are still important for free traffic. Some platforms that used to bring considerable amounts of traffic simply close down – like StumbleUpon did in 2018. Some traffic sources get less accessible without paying for…

10 Marketing Tasks You Can And Should Do BEFORE You Launch a Blog Or Product

When we are talking to entrepreneurs and aspiring bloggers we often hear the question “When should I start marketing?” Jonathan talked about this question in one of his recent podcast episodes. And with which marketing tasks should you start? So… When should you start? The answer is simple – you are already late: You should have started yesterday! Or even…

24 Blogging Quotes To Get Inspiration, Motivation And Perspective

So many famous (or even not so famous) bloggers, marketers and online entrepreneurs have said some very interesting things. The following quotes are meant to give you valuable advice, inspiration – and motivate you to take action and start. “Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.” Chris Grosser I have heard people complain that they did not get this or that…

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…