How to Write a Blog Post Like a Troublemaker with a Heart of Gold

This guest post is by Stefanie Flaxman of Revision Fairy Small Business Proofreading Services. In a world overflowing with bloggers, there’s the type of troublemaker you love and the type of troublemaker you hate. One introduces his opinion with a strong argument. You admire that he’s confident and direct. The writer makes you jealous. You [...]

10 Surefire Ways to Overcome Blogging Procrastination

This guest post is by Marelisa Fábrega of the Abundance Blog at Marelisa Online. If you keep telling yourself that you’re going to start blogging on a regular basis, and that intention has failed to materialize, it’s highly probable that procrastination is the culprit. My favorite definition of procrastination is the one provided by Timothy [...]

Neil Patel’s Guide to Writing Popular Blog Posts

This guest post is by Neil Patel of KISSmetrics. Do you wish you knew the secret to writing popular blog posts? You know, the posts that get over 200 comments, 20 backlinks, and hundreds of shares on social networking sites? Over the past five years I’ve started two blogs. The first one became a Technorati [...]

6 Lessons I Learned Selling a $50,000 Website

This guest post is by Chris The Traffic Blogger. My hands were shaking like crazy and I had to focus very hard on entering my bank account information correctly. Just minutes prior a buyer had been approved for my website on Flippa (see the actual auction page here), and I had to somehow manage to [...]

7 Golden Rules: Blogging in English for Non-Native Speakers

This guest post is by Michael Schuermann of Easy Hiker. English is the language of the Internet. If you are the monoglot citizen of a country like Denmark, you are—through no fault of your own—restricted to an audience the size of metropolitan San Francisco. Even for the native speakers of a major European language such [...]

9 Lessons I Learned from Running a Sweepstakes

This guest post is by Jonathan Thomas of Anglotopia.net. A common way for a blog to build its newsletter and traffic base is to hold a contest. My blog, Anglotopia, has been around for over four years now and we’ve had various successes and failures with contests. Eventually we basically just stopped having them, as [...]

4 Essentials to Consider Before Starting Your Next Blog

This guest post is by Nivin of SecretMarketingPlaybook.com. So, you’ve decided to start a blog? By now I’m sure you would’ve noticed that every man, woman, and their dogs seems to have their very own blog.That leaves you with the unenviable task of answering the ultimate question for any blogger: Why should your audience care? [...]