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Should Your Blog Have a Static Homepage (Whatever That Means)?

Open up a new tab in your browser and go to the homepage of your blog. What do you see? There’s a good chance you see your most recent posts. This is, after all, what most WordPress themes default do. And if you’ve been blogging for a long time, it might be how you expect […]

248: 6 Places to Find Writers to Hire for Your Blog

6 Places You Can Find Writers to Help with Your Blog As much as we’d all like to write posts for our blogs, it’s not always that easy. You may find you don’t have enough time to dedicate to your blog. Or you may lose your passion for the topic after writing about it for […]

247: How to Create a Blog on a Topic You’re Not an Expert In

Starting a Blog on a Topic Where You’re Not an Expert Can you start a new blog when you’re not an expert on the topic you’ll be writing about? Of course you can. You can blog about any topic you like. But should you blog about a topic you don’t have any expertise in? I think […]

The Best Blogging Resources Bundle of the Year is Back (48 Hours only)

Every year thousands of bloggers buy The Genius Blogger’s Toolkit because the value is just that good. And the 2017 Toolkit was no exception, with 91 blogging resources valued over $5,800 – for a limited time offer of just $97. For two days only, the offer is back on the table! Grab the whole toolkit […]

246: 9 Ways to Accelerate the Growth of Your Blog

9 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging That Will Accelerate the Growth of YOUR Blog In today’s episode I want to share my keynote at this year’s Social Media Marketing World – 9 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging that Will Accelerate the Growth of YOUR Blog. Here are the slides from my […]

The RULES of Blogging

I regularly get asked by new bloggers for blogging ‘rules’ or ‘blueprints’ for building a successful blog. What platform and tools should I use? How long should the posts be? Should I have comments switched on or off? What kind of opt-in should I use? In this short video I share my reaction to this […]

Case Study: How to Run a 7-Day Challenge

Today’s post is a case study with Undercover Architect, Amelia Lee. Amelia attended the ProBlogger Evolve and Mastermind events in 2017, and adapted speaker Jadah Sellner’s 7-Day Challenge model to boost her own lead generation and course enrollments. Here’s how she did it. When I attended ProBlogger Evolve in 2017, I was specifically looking for guidance […]

245: Why Shiny Object Syndrome Is Sometimes a Good Thing

Why Shiny Object Syndrome Can Be Good for Your Blog and Business Do you suffer from Shiny Object Syndrome? Are you easily distracted by something new – a tool, medium, tactic, or income stream? Whatever it is, it captivates and distracts you in the moment. And it can easily take over your day, week, or […]

A Simple and Non-Scary Guide to HTML for Bloggers

Even if you haven’t launched your blog yet, you’ve probably come across the term ‘HTML’. You might know what it looks like. Or you might just have a hazy idea it has something to do with web pages – like I did when I started. My first experience with HTML was back in 2002, when […]