For those accustomed to working in a traditional office setting, the idea of working from home is usually met with an array of emotions. Some people love the idea of being able to roll out of bed and skip the commute into work. Others worry they’d be too lonely and bored. But if you’re thinking about transitioning into blogging as a full-time gig, you don’t really have much choice. Ready or not, working from home is the most cost-effective and practical option.[Read more…]
When it comes to owning a category for your blog, the “nichier” the better. With so much content out there, it can be challenging to write about anything unique. But if you can zero in on your own one-of-a-kind voice and content, you’ll find a loyal following. Here are a few tips for making sure your blog continues to appeal to the not-so-masses.[Read more…]
Influencer marketing is expanding rapidly in the digital world. If you have been braving the digital sea long enough, you have probably heard of or even met a few influencers. The popularity of influencer marketing is rising simply because it works. According to a recent study, non-celeb influencers are 10X more likely to influence an in-store purchase than celebrity brand ambassadors.[Read more…]
E-A-T score is nothing new.
In the eyes of the all-powerful search engines, this concept first came to light in 2014 when Google’s Search Quality Guidelines leaked. As Google addressed this, we got a better idea of what the acronym was all about and how important it is in determining search engine rankings. [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.
Many people dream of becoming a popular blogger as it’s a great way to make money writing about the things that interest you. However, building an audience and turning your blog into your full-time job is not always an easy task. It can be tricky navigating the different ways to monetise your content and then there’s the whole other issue of keeping track of your income and registering as self-employed. Here we will look at some of the best ways to turn that blog into a money spinner and the best ways to manage your resulting income. [Read more…]
Ever try to cook a meal in a messy kitchen? None of your utensils are where they should be, and you barely have any room to do anything. And if you don’t have a reliable timer, you’re likely to burn something.
That’s kind of what it’s like blogging without a decent system of organization. Since bloggers are often their own boss, it’s important for them to stay on top of their game and keep their work in a state of order. But with a creative (and often chaotic) process like blogging, that can be a challenge.
One of the primary determinants of your blog’s success is your ability to establish a clear sense of authority on your chosen topic. But how do you position yourself as a credible, expert source if you don’t have the traditional credentials? By taking advantage of the flexible nature of blogging, you can lead the way, regardless of your established background in the field.
It’s Not All Content
Though your content is ultimately what will make or break your blog, authority isn’t all about content. No, before users read a word on your site, they’ll look to other cues to determine if your site is the one they should be reading. And one of the first things they’ll look for is the SSL certificate. [Read more…]
Whether you’re a realtor using blogging to further client interest and SEO, or you’re a passionate real estate investor blogging about your feats, having the right tools is essential for success.
Very few people make more than $1,000 a month on their blogs because they don’t fully understand the blogging market. Here are some things that can help you.
1. Do Your Research
Credibility is key for a successful real estate blog, so be as educated as possible. You’re probably well-versed in real estate topics if you’re trying to start a blog, but it doesn’t hurt to research more about your current market. [Read more…]
When it comes to deciding how to spend their money, most people trust their own experience first and foremost – if they know that a brand can be trusted to deliver the kind of quality they need, they will buy from it again and again. The next in terms of trustworthiness comes advice received from friends, family and other people they know personally. Traditional advertising trails far behind – today’s shoppers are too jaded and cynical to take it seriously. [Read more…]