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What Types of Blogs Earn the Most Money?

What Types of Blogs Earn the Most Money?

A fellow blogger and friend asked how my Quips and Tips blogs are doing financially. This led me to start thinking about what types of blogs earn the most money – and why. And for some reason, this led to me sharing my 2012 earnings from Quips and Tips in this article, as well as […]

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4 Most Popular Ways to Attract Readers to Your Blog

4 Most Popular Ways to Attract Readers to Your Blog

Written by on April 24, 2013 in Increasing Website Traffic, Online or Web Writing with 9 Comments

You don’t need 20 or even 10 ways to use social media to attract blog readers – you just need a few “best practices.” Here, Honor Clement-Hayes describes how to get people to read what you’ve written. “How are you expecting people to find you?” she asks. “If you don’t have at least a blog, […]

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How to Hire a Social Media Marketer

How to Hire a Social Media Marketer

Your hands are full doing what you love (writing, creating products, running your business) – you have no time to market your books and brand online! It’s time to hire a social media marketer. Here’s what an author says: “I’ve read a million ‘how to’s’ about social media, and have spent a ton of time […]

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6 Reasons Your Blog Doesn’t Make Money

6 Reasons Your Blog Doesn’t Make Money

The main reason your blog isn’t making money is probably because your traffic isn’t high enough – you don’t have enough readers clicking away on advertisements. But, traffic isn’t everything! You can make big bucks even if you only have a few hundred readers a day, depending on where your ads are and what they […]

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Will My Blog Be Popular and Can I Make Money With It?

Will My Blog Be Popular and Can I Make Money With It?

Written by on December 21, 2012 in Blogging Tips, Blogs and Websites, Making Money Blogging with 38 Comments

A reader recently asked me if there is a market for her blog and if she can make money with it. I’m no fortune teller, but here are a few signs a blog will be popular and a few tips for making money with a blog idea. Before you start a new (or another) blog, […]

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How Do I Earn Income by Writing Articles for Online Markets?

Written by on September 15, 2012 in Online or Web Writing with 23 Comments

Q: I would love to write articles online as a supplemental income while I’m in school. I would appreciate any info on how to get started. Thank you very much! Writing for Online Markets to Earn Extra Money A: The most important thing to remember is that writing online and earning money isn’t easy. You […]

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How to Find Guest Bloggers to Write Good Articles for Your Blog

How to Find Guest Bloggers to Write Good Articles for Your Blog

Written by on December 6, 2011 in Blogging Tips, Blogs and Websites, Online or Web Writing with 27 Comments

I’m hiring editors to run Quips and Tips, and want to help them find guest writers. So, I gathered the best ways to attract good-quality guest writers and articles – ranging from MyBlogGuest to digging up your past sources. “The whole idea of guest blogging or guest posting is to get high-value backlinks pointing to […]

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Need to Hire Managing Editors for Quips and Tips Blogs

Need to Hire Managing Editors for Quips and Tips Blogs

I need to hire a managing editor (or 7!) for my Quips and Tips blogs, but I don’t know how much to pay. I’m thinking payment per 100 page views, but I’d love your feedback… Here’s the scoop: For the past four years, I’ve been writing and blogging full-time — I started the Quips and […]

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How to Manage an Unpredictable Cash Flow – Tips for Freelancers

How to Manage an Unpredictable Cash Flow – Tips for Freelancers

The worst part of freelancing (or any self-employed home-based business) is managing an unpredictable cash flow. These tips for freelancers are from a financial expert (not me) and an experienced freelance writer (me!). First, here’s a cool quip from a writer: “Writing is turning one’s worst moments into money,” said Irish American author J. P. […]

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How to Improve Your Blog – A Quick Website Review

How to Improve Your Blog – A Quick Website Review

Often, you need someone else to review your website or blog before you can improve it. This quick site review is from Chris of Really Simple Web, and it can help you improve your own blog or website. He gives away a free cut down version of his full site review to a few of his […]

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