246: 9 Ways to Accelerate the Growth of Your Blog

9 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging That Will Accelerate the Growth of YOUR Blog In today’s episode I want to share my keynote at this year’s Social Media Marketing World – 9 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging that Will Accelerate the Growth of YOUR Blog. Here are the slides from my…

Blogger Vs WordPress

What’s the difference between WordPress and Blogger and which one should I use to start a blog in 2018? Both are useful for beginners but there are some key differences. This comparison will help you choose the best platform for your blog. The post Blogger Vs WordPress appeared first on HowToMakeMyBlog. Powered by WPeMatico

The RULES of Blogging

I regularly get asked by new bloggers for blogging ‘rules’ or ‘blueprints’ for building a successful blog. What platform and tools should I use? How long should the posts be? Should I have comments switched on or off? What kind of opt-in should I use? In this short video I share my reaction to this…

Ten Lessons From 1,000 Days Of SaaS Startup Marketing

SaaS startup marketing is difficult. The major problem most SaaS startups face is the marketing and the ability to carve a niche and find paying customers. These are my marketing lessons learned after doing marketing for a venture backed SaaS startup over the last three years. The post Ten Lessons From 1,000 Days Of SaaS…

Case Study: How to Run a 7-Day Challenge

Today’s post is a case study with Undercover Architect, Amelia Lee. Amelia attended the ProBlogger Evolve and Mastermind events in 2017, and adapted speaker Jadah Sellner’s 7-Day Challenge model to boost her own lead generation and course enrollments. Here’s how she did it. When I attended ProBlogger Evolve in 2017, I was specifically looking for guidance…

245: Why Shiny Object Syndrome Is Sometimes a Good Thing

Why Shiny Object Syndrome Can Be Good for Your Blog and Business Do you suffer from Shiny Object Syndrome? Are you easily distracted by something new – a tool, medium, tactic, or income stream? Whatever it is, it captivates and distracts you in the moment. And it can easily take over your day, week, or…

How To Change The Font Type, Size And Color In WordPress

In this guide I’m going to show you how to change fonts, colors and sizes in WordPress, both on an individual page or post level but also how to change the typography of your blog on a global level. All this can be done without you needing to know how to code and without any…

Finding the Balance Between Being Creative and Getting Sh*t Done

Do you lean more to the artistic or organizational side? Are you struggling to organize your creative ideas? Is it difficult for you to make time for ideas amongst all the organization and admin that you do? As entrepreneurs, there is a constant balancing act that takes place between these two poles. On one hand…

A Simple and Non-Scary Guide to HTML for Bloggers

Even if you haven’t launched your blog yet, you’ve probably come across the term ‘HTML’. You might know what it looks like. Or you might just have a hazy idea it has something to do with web pages – like I did when I started. My first experience with HTML was back in 2002, when…

244: How to Find More Traffic for Your Blog Offline

How to Promote Your Blog Offline Today I’m tackling questions from listener, Julianna Barnaby about whether it’s important to spend time offline building your blog’s personal brand and reputation. The answer is simple. “Yes.” Offline promotion is worth it. Get creative, and get out and meet people. You may need to step out of your comfort…

How to Write a Series for Your Blog (and Why You’ll Want To)

Have you ever written a series of posts for your blog – a set of posts that are deliberately linked together? If you haven’t, I hope I can convince you to give it a try. Some bloggers feel writing a series of posts is more daunting than writing individual posts. But it’s often easier to come…

Do You Have To Spend Money To Make Money?

Is it true that you need to spend money in order to make money? Are you waiting for cash flow to succeed in your business? How far does financial invest take your work? We are here to tell you that, although money is not going to hurt your business, spending it will not necessarily ensure…

243: Tools and Techniques to Blog Effectively on the Road

Tools and Techniques for Blogging While Travelling Today I tackle a question from a listener about blogging on the road. Carmen Fellows asked about technicalities such as how to get content online and ways to access your blog. How can you balance blogging while traveling for work or vacation? It depends on the situation, and…

How to Republish Old Blog Posts – and Why You’ll Want to

If you’ve been blogging for a year or more, you might feel like you’re running out of ideas. There are plenty of great posts in your archive, but you’ve covered so many good topics already. Where can you go from here? Well, one place to go is… backwards. Instead of struggling to come up with…