Why did you start your blog? And when you started, how did you choose a blogging niche?
Did you start your blog to make a lot of money so you can buy your own South Sea Island and become the King or Queen of your own paradise? If so, good luck in your quest.
There is a problem with that way of thinking, though. There’s nothing wrong with succeeding financially by running a blog. However, when you have the wrong motivation, you may not realize the success that you could.
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Are you constantly comparing your blog to the competition? Do you give yourself a pat on the back because you think you are doing something better than your competitors? Alternately, do you get frustrated, and chastise yourself, for not implementing some successful strategy that another blogger is using?
If you are “freaking out” about what other bloggers are doing … Stop It!
Mental stress causes inflammation which can lead to serious physical problems. You probably have enough stress in your life already. The world we live in is constantly hectic, and you never have enough time in your day to do everything you schedule. On top of this, new problems arise which add to your workload, meaning even more stress. Continue reading “Don’t Let Blogging Stress You Out”
An editorial blog calendar can make your blog more successful and make you more productive. What’s an editorial blog calendar? It’s a tool used by print and virtual publishers, businesses, bloggers and others to control the publication of content. It saves you valuable time by keeping you organized, and ends up making your blog more professional, consistent and successful.
An editorial blog calendar gives you a plan for your content, its creation, and delivery.
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In the early days of blogging, bloggers had the same question that you may have yourself — how often should you blog? For whatever reason, many bloggers thought the “once a week” schedule for boosting new content to your blog was optimal. The thinking was that if you kept Uncle Google happy, you would receive a lot of traffic. So bloggers figured they should publish once a week. Those 52 pieces of new content on their blog each year would keep the search engines happy. With that much new content, Uncle Google would reward bloggers with lots of traffic.
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Running a successful blog is a tough business. There is so much to do on a daily and weekly basis. You have to monitor and approve blog comments. There are new posts to write, you have to hunt down images and record videos, interact with social media and handle a dozen other tasks. Then tomorrow … you get to start all over again. Isn’t there any way to automate your blog?
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