Three Cardinal Sins of Blogging

Here are three big mistakes that bloggers seem to be fond of making. Of course, this only applies to people who want to build an audience. If you see blogging as a hobby you pursue when you get bored with your Playstation 2 and run out of beer, this doesn’t apply to you. First and […]

Top Ten Blog Writing Tips

Here are a handful of blog-writing tips from people experienced in writing for online magazines. Write with the reader in mind. Remember WIIFM? It’s marketing jargon for What’s In It For Me? That’s what you should be keeping in mind. Your reader will read your post looking for what’s in it for them. Make it […]

Moderating Comments in WordPress

Sure, everyone hates comment spam in blogs, except the people that perpetrate these “crimes” of the blogosphere, perhaps. Most blogging softwares and packages have their own anti-spam measures, and comment moderation is one of them. This gets to be a bit tedious, though, in case you have to approve (or delete) comments one-by-one. But it’s […]

Getting Traffic To Your Blog. Part 2

5) Be as generous with trading blogroll entries as you want others to be with you–but never, ever, ever whine about it or expect reciprocation. No one owes this to you. No, not even if you’ve blogrolled them for months and sent them multiple messages telling them how much you love them. You ask once, […]

Getting Traffic To Your Blog. Part 1

A pretty large number of bloggers who, in all honesty run some above-average to brilliant blogs all have the same complaint – “Why aren’t people coming??” After some research on this, we’ve come up with some tips that may just get the traffic coming to your space. Here they are: 1) Get permalinks working. Dump […]

Streams Of Income Through Blogging. Part 3

6. Sales Page No matter what pre-selling technique you use, you’ll still need a sales page that entices people to click through and order. At a minimum, this page should have a great headline, restate the core benefits of your product to the prospect, and follow those up with the features that support your benefits. […]