Why Blog for Business?

blogging for business

As a busy business owner you may wonder why you should bother with blogging. The video below from Lynda.com gives several reasons why you should blog for business.

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Hiring a Content Manager for Your Blog

hiring a blog assistant

Nowadays, a lot of people hire a virtual assistant, for good reason! VAs can be a great addition to your team. And while a “general” VA can help you with handling email, scheduling, and many other duties as mentioned in the previous post. While a general VA is a great place to start, hiring a…

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3 Tips to Help You FINALLY Write Your Book

3 Tips to Help You FINALLY Write Your Book

If you’ve always dreamed of writing a book but haven’t yet made it happen, you’re not alone. In fact, while 81% of people say they want to write a book, only a few manage to get it done. I used to be “one of the 81%” and now I’m “one of the few.” While I’ve…

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Hiring a General VA for Your Blog

hire a general virtual assistant for your blog

As I share in my book, Blogger’s Quick Guide to Working with a Team, there are several different types of team members that you can hire for help with your blog. One of the best ones to get started with is a general virtual assistant. A General VA fits into what many people would consider to…

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Music to Write By

writing music

Some people love to listen to music when writing and in fact, can’t work well without music or some other noise in the background. Other people work best in absolute silence. I lean toward the “absolute silence” end of the spectrum and love to work in a very quiet environment. The problem for people like…

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Pros and Cons of Hiring Family Members to Help with Your Blog

hiring family members to help with your blog

Many bloggers I know hire family members to assist with their blog. I myself have done the same thing. My daughter has worked as my VA, doing a lot of general admin tasks for me such as research and transcription. My husband provides editing help, formatting, and other content related tasks. And my son has…

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Is “If God Be For Us Who Can Be Against Us” True for Writers?

if god is for me who can be against me for bloggers

As a Christian, one of the scriptures that I love the most is Romans 8:31: “If God is for us, who can ever be against us?” This is such a comforting verse because no matter how kind and helpful you are, and no matter how much you do your best to live your life responsibly,…

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Where to Hire Low-Cost Help for Your Blog [Philippines Based]

where to hire low cost help for your blog

Whenever I bring up the topic of hiring help for your blog, people often say they can’t afford to do so. That’s totally understandable, particularly for bloggers who are just starting out and may not be making a ton of money — or perhaps not any money. The good news is, there are a lot…

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Ask Rebecca: How Do I Know What My Readers Want Me to Blog About?

ask rebecca how do I know what my blog readers want

As part of my email autoresponder series, I have a few emails that encourage people to respond to me in some way. One of the emails has the subject line, “Got Questions?” In it, I encourage my the recipients of the email to ask me any question, and if they do so within 24 hours,…

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When Hiring Help for Your Blog Should You Go Through an Agency?

pros and cons to using an agency to hire help for your blog

In a previous post I wrote about the pros and cons of hiring help from your blog in the Philippians or the U.S. Perhaps by now you’ve made the decision to hire U.S. based team members, or maybe you think that you’re better off hiring people overseas. You may even, like me, want to do…

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