Questions To Ask Yourself Before Launching A Personal Blog

Starting a blog sounds like fun, but you should know that it’s also a lot of hard work. While it’s a hobby for many people, it’s time-consuming and you have to learn the ins and outs of managing and maintaining it.

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Before you go ahead and publish a blog, it’s smart to sit down and map out exactly what you’re thinking and the topics you’ll be covering. Come up with a vision for how you want it to function and what you want it to look like. Avoid slopping a blog together without putting any real thought or planning behind the project if you want it to succeed. Read More

How to Use Blogging as a Marketing Strategy

Today’s businesses understand the need for an online presence, a website, whether they are selling online or in physical retail locations. A website is where you have static content that shows who you are, what you do, and perhaps lists inventory of what you have for sale. Your business website has little to no interaction in that it is simply a place for visitors to see what you have to offer. Your website consists of formal, descriptive content, and often pricing as well.

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Do You Know the Difference Between Website Content and a Blog?

A blog, on the other hand, opens the floor to visitors and gives them that ‘something more’ which is often the key to converting a visitor into a customer. A blog is typically informal and is used to place you in a position of authority within your field. Read More

Blogging for a Living:? Choosing A Place to Write

Professional bloggers do their work from a plethora of different work locations and worksites.? Many work from traditional locations at a computer workstation or office desk.? Others do their work at internet cafes.? Many like to work at coffee clubs, while others may write while eating a croissant and sipping a latte while at a table in their favorite coffee shop.? Some bloggers prefer working at a library where they have access to public computers and reference or research books on hand.? And others work from even more informal locales like student lounges or outdoor parks or cafes in warm weather.

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Some bloggers like to write from the comfort of their own bedroom.? They will adjust their bed to a comfortable position with a back support, and use a bed table obtained from?Bed, Bath and Beyond?as the place to sit their laptop computer; others will simply put the computer on their lap.? Saving the table space for reference materials, papers, or light refreshments.? Many use?Groupon?coupon discounts to obtain really comfortable pillows and covers from Bed Bath and Beyond so they can work most productively while propped up. Read More