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Archive for October, 2015

9 Hurdles I’ve Faced as a Blogger and How I Got Over Them

I was speaking at a small event here in Melbourne recently and I was asked about the common hurdles bloggers face when building profitable blogs. It’s a difficult question to answer, as everyone’s hurdles are different – as are their coping strategies. In today’s podcast I thought going through the hurdles I’ve faced personally in […]

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5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Pitches and Get More Freelance Writing Work

This is a guest contribution from Jorden Roper. You know you’re a good writer, so why aren’t you landing the gigs that you want? Well, it’s probably because you aren’t pitching your ideas properly. Because – let’s face it – even if you’re the best writer in the world, you’ll get rejected every single time […]

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5 Tips for Optimising Facebook Ad Campaigns

This is a guest contribution from Luke Moulton. Blogging about something you’re passionate about? Chances are there are others just as passionate as you, and chances are, a high percentage of these people hang out on Facebook and share the stuff they’re passionate about. Using Facebook ads to reach your target audience can get people […]

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8 Effective Ways to End a Blog Post

Bloggers talk a lot about how to start a blog post – how to craft the perfect title, how to hook the reader in from the first sentence – but equally important is how you end it. How you leave the reader at the end of your post can have a huge effect on whether they […]

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The Five Words You Need to Hear When You Feel Like You’re Not Good Enough

We’ve all been there. You want to tackle that blog post on that one topic, but you’re not an expert. You want to create that eBook but everyone else has already written an eBook and they’ve done it better than you. You want to reach out to an influencer with the hopes of collaborating, but […]

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15 Outstanding Tips for Blog Writers from Popular Bloggers

Do you want to blog better, faster and with more fun? I’ve collected 15 badass tips for blog writers. These 15 tips are from some of my favorite bloggers! I’m sure they’ll inspire you. Make sure you scroll down to see the fascinating infographic about how to create a blog post!   1. Jon Morrow: Attach […]

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How to Proudly Design Book Covers for Free

Design book covers? It’s easier than you think! After you created amazing content, it’s time to market it. To promote and sell digital content, you need to design book covers that readers will find irresistible. But with Adobe Photoshop licenses priced at $120/year and up, you may not have the financial resources to create beautiful […]

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The Step-by-Step Method to Making Your Content Shareable on Social Media

This is a guest contribution from Beth Hayden. Ever want to pull your hair out when you try to share one of your posts on Facebook? Yep. Me too. When you put you hear and soul into publishing a piece of content on your site, it’s frustrating when you try to share it on Facebook […]

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Tools to Help You Optimize Blog Headlines and Content

This is a guest contribution from Robert Morris. The reality is harsh for bloggers and content writers: potential readers won’t waste a minute trying to figure out whether or not you have something worthy to say. If you don’t grab their attention with a great headline and captivating content, you often don’t stand a chance. Even […]

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself When You’re Afraid

Fear is one thing I know those of us in this industry (and generally in life) can really hold you back. Often we’re so worried about what might happen when we try something new that we end up just not. So in today’s podcast I wanted to share some strategies for overcoming fear and taking […]

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