Are You a Fence Sitter?

The Free Dictionary defines this expression as: fence sitter n. Informal One who takes a position of neutrality or indecision, as in a controversial matter. Take a look at some of your posts which feature particularly controversial topics. For example, when it comes to blogging practices, we have topics such as keyword density, black hat […]

What If You Hate What You Blog About?

The basic premise in blogging, I believe, is that you blog because you want to. As such, you should blog about things and topics that you actually care about. Why blog if you hate what you are blogging about? After all, who is forcing you to remain as a blogger? There are some special cases, […]

How to Try New Topics

If you are maintaining a personal blog, then this post is not for you. How so? Simply because of the fact that in personal blogs, anything goes when it comes to topics. You can talk about anything under the sun and your readership will probably not be affected simply because you did so. I guess […]

How To Word Sponsored Posts

There are so many ways by which to earn money through blogging these days. As such, it is no wonder that so many people are joining the blogging bandwagon – why not, when you can earn dollars for almost no effort at all? Guru posted a couple of entries on How to Avoid Becoming an […]

The Three Types of Comments

I have never known a blogger who did not value comments highly. In fact, the opposite is true. Every blogger that I know cannot hide his or his excitement over receiving even a single (legitimate) comment on a post. I am much the same way – I love getting comments, and why not? They are […]

Creative Writing: How To Get Started

In my last post, I talked about the role of creative writing in blog writing. We have a comment from one of our readers, Nancy, which I think warrants mention in this follow up post. She emphasizes the importance of achieving a balance between creative writing and informative writing. So as you try your hand […]