Why You Should Write 20 Posts Before You Launch Your Blog

This guest post is by Aman Basanti of ageofmarketing.com. If you have not yet started a blog, stop. Write 20 to 30 posts before you launch. It may sound counter-intuitive, but this strategy may just be the thing to help you succeed as a blogger. Why? It stops you from quitting Here is the number [...]

Charles Darwin’s 12 Rules of Blogging Survival

This guest post is by Tom Treanor of the Business Blogging Telesummit. Blog readers have a myriad of reading options for almost every topic you can think of. In fact, within your niche, potential customers may be enjoying blog posts written by your competitors while they ignore your blog like the plague. So what do [...]

How to Avoid Legal Trouble, Income Tax Fines, and Penalties as a Blogger

This guest post is by Sunil of Extra Money Blog. Making money online is no different than making money from any other type of business in that you have to abide by the same laws and regulations as any other business or citizen. Many internet entrepreneurs fail to consider this and are later faced with [...]

The 10 Secrets to Making a Spellbinding Video Trailer for Your Next Blog, Book, or Product Launch

This guest post is by Jon Morrow of boostblogtraffic.com. Okay, so not everybody is a natural-born Steven Spielberg. You might like the idea of creating a trailer for your next launch. You might even believe it’s doable after reading this guide to creating movie trailers. Image copyright Rafa Irusta – Fotolia But is it reasonable [...]

5 Tips for Maximising Your Earnings from Amazon’s Affiliate Program During the Holidays

With the holidays almost upon us, now is a time for bloggers who are Amazon Affiliates to act to capitalize on what is usually one of the most profitable times of the year. While Amazon is not my biggest source of income (it makes up around 5% of total income for me) it does spike [...]

10 Productive Tasks You Should Be Doing On Google+ Right Now

This guest post is by Neil Patel of KISSmetrics. Google+ had a hot start, but has since cooled down. For a lot of people, that means ignoring Google+. I want to warn you that is a bad idea. Although the lights are on and it seems like nobody is home, trust me: there are people [...]

What About Google -1?

This guest post is by Sriram Reddy of BloggingTipster.com. Allen: Billy, Why are you looking so gloomy? Did your Twitter follower count halve overnight? Hehe… Billy: No, I just had such a cheesy experience Googling for material for Prof. Dwyer’s assignment. There was an unusual amount of spam in the search results. I had such [...]

From Failed Idea to Profitable Product: What I Learned from Failure

This guest post is by Björgvin Benediktsson of Audio Issues. The biggest insecurity we bloggers face is the question of whether anybody is actually going to buy our product. We can’t give away our content forever, and those Google ads are hardly going to pay the bills. That’s why every blogger should offer his or [...]