7 Valuable Lessons Bloggers Can Learn from Construction Workers

This guest post is by Joseph Wesley of Blog Tweaks. Did you know there are similarities between blogging and construction work? It’s true. I learned this while working as an electrician during the first six months of 2010. You may be wondering how a marketing grad from UT Austin ended up doing electrical work, but [...]

3 Tweaks that Helped Double My Blog Traffic Almost Overnight

This guest post is by Onibalusi Bamidele of YoungPrePro.com. Like you, I really love to get traffic to my blog, and I’ll do anything just to make sure my traffic increases. Recently, I made several changes to my blog that doubled my traffic almost overnight. The tips I’m about to give you won’t cost you thousands [...]

How to Quit Your Job, Move to Paradise, and Get Paid to Change the World

This guest post is by Jon Morrow of Copyblogger. After all, that’s the dream, right? Forget the mansions and limousines and other trappings of Hollywood-style wealth. Sure, it would be nice, but for the most part, we bloggers are simpler souls with much kinder dreams. We want to quit our jobs, spend more time with [...]

5 Tornado Ingredients that’ll Ensure Your Next Post Turns Viral

This guest post is by Martyn Chamberlin of twohourblogger.com. You know what it’s like to blunder into an article that seizes your attention? I do mean seize. Not something that charms your gaze for thirty seconds, then falls apart. I mean something you are absolutely compelled to read. Don’t misunderstand me to mean flicking through [...]

Setting Personal and Professional Boundaries for Your Blog

This gust post is by Sarah Baron of of Anonymous8. Boundaries in blogging are more important than you can imagine, because they set the tone for your blogs and for your relationships on and off line. I never considered the concept of setting personal boundaries on a blog until a guest-blogger asked if he should [...]

Blogosphere Trends + Readability Scoring

Do you know your blog’s readability score? If not, there are several ways to find out. But before you go calculating, let’s talk about why you should even care. For starters, the average American adult reads at a level between eighth and ninth grade, according to the National Adult Literacy Survey. Other nations’ results vary [...]