The Secret Ingredient to a Successful Blog

This guest post is written by Ava Jae of Writability. If you’ve been blogging for any amount of time, you’ve heard that content is king. You’ve been told that everything else—design, SEO, in and outbound links—those things are a bonus, but the real thing you need to focus on is your content. And it’s true, [...]

3 Secrets to Not Getting Discouraged as a Blogger

This is a guest post by Jeff Goins of The other night, I was catching up with a writer friend who is taking his first steps towards becoming a professional blogger. He was frustrated and upset, wanting to quit. Listening to him, I realized something: writing is discouraging work. It’s a time-consuming, underpaid, solitary [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Creating a Jaw-Dropping Movie Trailer on the Cheap

This guest post is by Jon Morrow of Ever look at those snazzy movie trailers Hollywood puts out for their latest blockbusters and wonder how you could make one of your own? Maybe you’re starting a new blog, and you want to launch with a bang. Or maybe you’re coming out with a new [...]

Questions My Dad Would Ask Before You Started that Ebook

This guest post is by Barb Sawyers of Sticky Communication. The pitches go like this: turn your archived content into an ebook that will rake in bucks while you sleep. Invest a weekend, maybe a few weeks, and you’ll have a book that will establish you as a thought leader and open the flood gates [...]

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Does your blog need a boost? Are you looking for inspiration to kick start it again after some time off? Do you need a little inspiration to help you get things rolling again? If so – you’re not alone. Most bloggers go through periods where they either lack motivation, get distracted or suffer from blogger [...]

Four Tips for Bloggers Who Want to Work with the Travel Industry

This guest post is by Matt Long of People are attracted to travel blogging for a lot of reasons. For some, they are doing a year-long trip and simply want an easy way to keep in touch with friends and family. Still others are attracted to the niche travel blogoshpere for the sheer love [...]

The Best Blog Growth Strategy is to Say Thank You … a Lot!

This guest post is by Danny Iny of Everyone is looking for the best strategy for growing a blog. Is it SEO? PPC? CPV? Guest posting? Twitter? Facebook? CommentLuv? Networking? Attending conferences? Writing great content? The list goes on—I could fill a page if I had to, and I’ll bet that you could, too. [...]

Bend Over – Facebook does it to you again.

Bend Over – Facebook does it to you again. Facebook suspended a large number of accounts this weekend pending verification. So many in fact, that when users tried to verify their accounts they got a message saying that the systems were busy and to try again in a few minutes. Verification could only be accomplished [...]

Why Submit Your Best Posts as Guest Posts?

This guest post is by Aman Basanti of If you have been in the blogging game for any number of months, you already know about the power of guest blogging in generating traffic and exposure to your blog. Yet there are new bloggers out there who hear about the power of guest posting, but [...]

How to Generate Massive Traffic, Excitement, and Even Jealousy with a Hollywood-Style Launch Trailer

This guest post is by Jon Morrow of You know that feeling you have when you’re onto something big? Your heart is thump, thump, thumping, your mind races down the roads of future possibilities, and you drift through the day with strange grin plastered on your face, like someone shot you up with happy [...]