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How to Add an Opt-in After Your Blog Posts (& Why it’s Important!) thumbnail

Think about the last time you visited a new-to-you website, and what brought you there. If you’re like me, you probably saw an interesting link on Twitter or Facebook to a blog post you wanted to read. In fact, I can’t remember the last time that a home page was the very first introduction I Read More

How to Just Start Writing (Even When You Don’t Want to, Dammit) thumbnail

Here’s the thing about strategically creating written content for the internet: When you’re working to increase your visibility, share your expertise, and give your people ideas and insights that are valuable, you’ve gotta push through some personal barriers. Specifically, you have to learn how to break through those “uninspired moments” when you just don’t wanna Read More

Master These 4 Easy Blog Post Types to Make Blogging Faster thumbnail

Variety is the spice of life. And when it comes to your blog? There are scores upon scores of blog post types you could choose from. But what if you want to save time while still serving your readers with what they’d like to read (both in form and topic)? Well, there are four types Read More

The Truth About Improving Your SEO thumbnail

In my previous featured writer post, we looked at the must do activities for SEO. We covered choosing a focus keyword and then optimising your on-page content for that keyword. This is important because it helps the search engines determine what your content is about. This allows them to display your article in the search results Read More

7 Reasons People Aren’t Sharing Your Blog Posts thumbnail

If you've been blogging for a while, spending loads of time creating new content, and are puzzled at the lack of social media shares, this post is for you. Pinterest is the number one way people find their way to my website and it's all due to my readers taking the time to pin my Read More

4 Ways to Repurpose Content From Your Archives thumbnail

No matter how long a new reader spends on your website it's unlikely they will read every single post you've written. That means all those blog posts chock full of information and inspiration that you've spent hours creating on may disappear into an internet black hole, never (or rarely) to be seen again, if you Read More

How to Start Blogging When You Have No Idea What Your Clients Want To Learn thumbnail

Alright freelancers, I know you're focused on designing and coding and running your biz over there, but we need to talk about one of THE most important things you'll do for your business. Blogging. Trendy? Maybe. Massively valuable? Absolutely. Whenever I tell people what I do for a living (building websites, blog consulting, selling blogging Read More

The #1 Mistake Freelancers Make With Blogging thumbnail

You know you need to blog. Everyone is doing it and all the advice out there tells you it’s a great way to grow your online business. It can be. If you’re doing it right. You are probably blogging already, whether consistently or every now and then. But your business isn’t growing as much as Read More

The Not-So Secret To Getting Traffic & How It Can Actually Save You Time With Clients thumbnail

I’m pretty sure everyone knows the value of a blog these days, but if you are like I was in the beginning, you may not know exactly what to do with it or if it is really helping your freelance business at all. It’s been a little over 9 months since I started my blog Read More