May 112009
 
Advertising Amazon Products on Your Blog - Tips for Bloggers

Are you ready to advertise Amazon products on your blog? These tips for bloggers stem from a Big Mistake I made on “Quips and Tips for Successful Writers” — I live to serve as a horrible warning to other bloggers and writers :-) . Making money blogging can help you fill in the financial gaps between your magazine writing assignments, give you something to work on between gigs, and improve your writing skills. Before my tips, a

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Apr 032009
 
Writing Blog Posts That Readers Find - Keyword Optimization Tips

To be successful, bloggers need to write blog posts that readers can actually find! These keyword optimization tips (search engine optimization, or SEO) are from author, copywriter, and web writing expert Jon Wuebben. He recently wrote a book about web writing, called Content Rich: Writing Your Way to Wealth on the Web. Here’s a brief review of Wuebben’s book: “Content Rich is just about the perfect resource for anyone looking

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Apr 012009
 
The Huffington Post's Blogging Tips - How to Blog Better

These blogging tips from the Huffington Post will help you blog better – and perhaps elbow your way into a HuffPost blogging job! At the very least, these tips will help you attract more traffic to your site. Remember, fellow scribes: the more you read and practice tips like these, the better you’ll write. The better you write, the happier your editors and publishers will be. And behind every happy

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Feb 132009
 
How to Get More Blog Traffic - 13 Blogging Tips for Online Writers

Knowing how to get more blog traffic is the first step to making money blogging. These blogging tips will help online writers build a steady steam of readers – these tips include search engine optimization info from online marketing consultant Dan Lozano of WebVisible, Inc. His SEO tips are effective and easy, so if you want to increase your blog readership, keep these tips handy! Before the blogging tips, a quip: “Every writer I know has trouble writing.” ~ Joseph

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Feb 122009
 
How to Write Online - Writing Tips From Bloggers and Web Writers

Writing online can be tricky for bloggers and web writers who want to increase their readership. These writing tips are from experienced bloggers and online writers; they range from effective search optimization to linking strategies. Before the tips, a definition of blogging: “Blogging is where the writer really lets his personality show,” says Kelly Robbins of The Copywriting Institute. “Blogging is designed to be personable and encourage interaction – not only by linking to other blogs

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Feb 092009
 
Get Blog Traffic - 5 Best Ways to Increase Targeted Traffic

If you’re asking, “How do I get blog traffic?”, you’re not alone! These five best ways to increase targeted traffic are from “copy writing queen” Michelle Salater — and they’ll help you attract more blog readers. Before her tips, a quip: “You can’t take something off the Internet – it’s like taking pee out of a pool.” – unknown Remember that whatever you post on the internet is practically undeletable –

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Feb 032009
 
6 Website and Blog Building Tips

These website and blog building tips from established bloggers, writers, and website consultants will help you create a strong online presence as a writer. The better your website or blog is, the happier you’ll be, the more likely you’ll stay motivated to keep blogging, and the more readers you’ll attract. An upward spiral! Before the tips, a quip from a man who lived 200 years ago: “When you have nothing

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Jan 122009
 
Twitter for Writers - How Tweets Help Writing Careers

Is Twitter for writers? You betcha! Here are 13 ways tweets help writing careers; these Twitter tips are from freelance writers, book authors, and copywriters who share how Tweets have helped their writing careers. If you’re wondering if and how Twitter can make you a successful writer, look no further! Before the tips, a quip: “The time to begin writing an article is when you have finished it to your satisfaction. By that time you begin

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Oct 252008
 
7 Ways to Attract More Readers to Your Blog

Starting a blog is easy; attracting readers is the hard part! These tips for increasing blog traffic are from professional blogger and technologist Darren Barefoot, who spoke at the Surrey International Writers’ Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. Before the tips, a quip: “Don’t say the old lady screamed — bring her on and let her scream,” said Mark Twain. Successful bloggers let their “old ladies” scream long and loud! The old

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Oct 242008
 
Blogging 101 - Key Tips for Web Writing

These Blogging 101 key tips for web writing are from Vancouver technologist and writer Darren Barefoot, who just posted his 5,000th article on his blog. He spoke at the Surrey International Writers’ Conference in British Columbia about the fundamentals of blogging – and here’s what I learned! First, a quip about writing: “You don’t write because you want to say something; you write because you’ve got to say something” – F. Scott

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