Does checking your Google Analytics dashboard make you feel depressed? You’re not alone, low blog traffic stats can be an instant downer for even the most experienced bloggers. Creating a great post involves monitoring trends, researching, writing, rewriting, and a ton of editing. You manage to get through all this and then realize that no one is reading your carefully crafted post.[Read more…]
It takes no effort to get carried away after finally finishing your WordPress content post. Oftentimes you may even find your twitchy index finger instinctively clicking the “Publish” button soon after you’ve placed the final period in the content. Naturally, uploading a WordPress blog post like that has many dire consequences for your blog, especially if done consistently.[Read more…]
For newbie bloggers, hearing the phrase “color theory” for the first time and why it’s important to blogging can be intimidating. But it’s simply putting colors together in a way that its visual and psychological impact on the viewer is appealing; thus, is successful and effective in sending across the message it wants to convey.[Read more…]
With the rise of the so-called gig economy and the popularity of working from home, you have probably succumbed to the trend of scouring the internet for easy ways to break into freelancing. After all, with a good skill set, a vast network of connections, and a determined attitude, your success as an online freelancer is most likely skewed towards the positive side.[Read more…]
Blog disclaimers might not seem like the most exciting thing in the world but they’re incredibly important. Without a disclaimer, you could be open to potential legal issues that arise from people reading your content. While it isn’t likely that you’ll get in trouble for running a blog without a disclaimer, why take the chance? A disclaimer keeps you safe and makes your blog look more professional. There’s no downside to having one but the trick is making one that covers every area that applies to your blog. To publish the right disclaimer, read on.
[Updated] September 2019 by Sid
In the past, we looked at the importance of a blog disclaimer and covered examples of blog disclaimers, simple paragraphs, fun statements, and legal policies from different blogs. Today, we want to cover how to write a blog disclaimer, protecting you and your blog from the world of litigation and prosecution.
Because when all has been said and done, your blog is your responsibility. Sure, there are bound to be some nasty user comments especially if your comment section is public, but you have to remember that the blog is your domain. Think of it as an environment– you’re essentially allowing which organisms in your environment to be destructive or malicious.[Read more…]
[Updated] August 2019 by Sid
Many of you have heard of disclosures, legal statements that disclose the fact that you are blogging to make money, and being paid to blog. What about disclaimers? Should you have a blog disclaimer? Does it need one?
A disclaimer is a statement that basically holds you, and all who blog on your blog, harmless from prosecution. Disclaimers can be placed in the footer or sidebar, if short, or on a Page with the link in your footer or sidebar, or even at the bottom of your blog posts or comments form.
Here are some examples.[Read more…]