How to Create a Custom Blog Avatar for Your New Blog

The best way to improve your blog content is to create a custom blog avatar. WTF is an avatar? Essentially, an avatar is a fictional character or person that you create to represent your ideal blog audience. Creating this fictional character should help you when writing content and coming up with ideas for future content.…

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Learn to Use Convertkit for Better Email Marketing

While it may be easy to use, ConvertKit is still very sophisticated when compared to other email service providers. Even the smallest email list can reach great potential when you learn to use ConvertKit. The powerful tools, like segmentation and tagging, make it a breeze to create a customized email experience. And who doesn’t like…

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7 Simple Ways to Grow Your Blog Audience Organically

Creating a successful online following is all about relationships. Reaching modern readers requires bloggers to understand the importance of building rapport and trust with their audience. Readers deserve to know you’re not going to con, hustle, or fool them. That’s why relationship building is the best way to grow your blog audience organically. What is…

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How to Monetize a Blog to Make Extra Income

Many people assume making money online is easy. But anyone who knows how to monetize a blog properly will tell you that it’s hard work. Creating a monetization strategy that works for your brand is easy once you learn the basics of affiliate marketing. The Truth About Affiliate Marketing Let’s be honest. A lot of…

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Essential Questions to Ask Before Beginning a Blog

So, you’ve decided to start a blog, huh? I love blogging, but I wish I knew then what I knew now. No one should have to struggle with some of the obstacles I encountered when I first began blogging. These essential questions to ask before beginning a blog can help you better understand your online…

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The Best WordPress Plugins for New Bloggers

Successful blogging requires more than a well-designed website. Today’s blog readers are savvy and expect a lot from their favorite blogs. Functionality, security, and site speed are important factors to consider when designing your blog. Use this list of the best WordPress plugins for new bloggers to help you build a more functional website for…

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Switch to Convertkit for Massive Email List Growth

As I’ve said before, email is one of the smartest ways to move your blog forward. But email marketing success requires skill and finesse. Knowing how to engage readers via email must begin with knowing your blog & your readers. An excellent way to engage interested readers is through email opt-ins. Use targeted opt-ins and…

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SiteGround Hosting is Better Than Blue Host for New Bloggers

When you first start blogging, it’s easy to be fooled by the bright lights, flashy graphics, and cheap prices of hosting services. I know I did. (Yes, Blue Host, I’m talking about you.) But, as with all things in life, you get what you pay for. And, boy, did I pay. Slow site speed, poor…

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Develop a Social Media Strategy that Supports Your Blog

Social media has become an integral part of blogging over the past 5-10 years. Not only does social media help promote blog content to an existing audience, but it can also help new bloggers find new readers if used correctly. Creating a successful social media strategy is critical for new bloggers. Without a smart strategy,…

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13 Killer Social Media Tools for New Bloggers

While it seems hard to believe now, there was a time not long ago when social media didn’t exist. NO social media? Early bloggers were forced to find other ways to promote their content. Nowadays, you can’t blog without a social media presence. But getting started with social media can be overwhelming and disheartening. To…

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