I have a confession.
Sometimes I miss the good old days when you blogged mainly about what you wanted to write about without Google, SEO, SMM, content marketing, etc. hanging over your head like Damocles’ sword.
But then again, if you want to stay on top of your blogging game and rely on it for a living, you do have to think about those factors in addition to the most important thing of all: writing content that readers will find useful.
So, let’s say you’ve got the topic down pat. You know what gets the attention of readers, but have you thought about other factors that can help you become a better blogger? [Read more…]