How to Know if Vlogging Is Right for You

How do you know if vlogging is right for you? YouTube vlogging is a great way to make money and add to your brand—if you know what you are doing. While pretty much anyone can make videos and upload them, not everyone is good at coming up with content that grabs viewers and presenting it […]

How to Get Over a Fear of Public Speaking

Do you have a fear of public speaking? Everyone has their fears, and for many of us, the number one fear in our lives is public speaking. For some people, this fear is so powerful, it can leave them shaking and crying just at the thought of speaking in front of a crowd. If you […]

Tips for Breaking Through Writer’s Block

Writer’s block: the bane of every writer’s existence. But as is the case with every creative profession, sometimes you just hit the wall. Instinct says to power through it, but this often does more harm than good, and no one wants to stare at a blank screen hour after hour, hoping for something to come. […]

5 Places to Blog from When You Need a Change of Scenery

Need a few other places to blog besides home? Working from home can be amazing, except when you need a change of scenery. Of course, this is a struggle with office jobs as well. But unlike typical 9-5 jobs, working from home affords you the chance to actual change your view pretty easily. In addition […]

How to Take a Good Profile Photo for Your Blog

In the age of social media, profile photos are everything. And this means you need a good profile photo for your blog. But many bloggers struggle with this. How to Take a Good Profile Photo for Your Blog In general, we see one of two issues. The first is bloggers going too traditional. They opt […]

What to Put on Your Blog’s About Me Page

For many bloggers, it is easy to look over the About Me page. We figure it won’t get much traffic, and unlike other pages, certainly won’t get repeat visitors. But approaching it without care is a mistake. As it ends up, the About Me page is often one of the most visited pages on any […]

3 Cloud Services to Make Blogging Easier

Next time you go to shop for a new computer, chances are the memory it offers won’t be as important to you as it used to be. And that is thanks to our growing dependence on cloud services. Now, files that we once stored on our hard drives are in the cloud, and we can […]

Backing Up Your Blog Made Simple

What would you do if your blog disappeared tomorrow? Cry? Despair? Break things? Unfortunately, this is a very real possibility, which means that perhaps the most important thing you can do as a blogger is to learn how to back up your blog. Many bloggers, even those who are highly experienced, have no idea that […]

How to Narrow Down Your Blog Focus

It is advice we first heard in school from our teachers: narrow your focus, but not too narrow. Go too broad and you can never cover anything with meaningful depth. Go too narrow, and you will never find enough material to get the job done. How to Narrow Down Your Blog Focus This also applies […]

3 Social Share Plugins to Help Engagement

How can you get the word out about your blog? While there are many ways you can promote it yourself, the best way is to get your readers to do it for you. But the fact is they will not do this unless you make it easy for them to do. 3 Social Share Plugins […]