Regardless of where you are in the world, may this day be one filled with thanks!
I love this particular challenge from the Problogger eBook, 31 Days to Build a Better Blog because it’s really at the crux of what we should be doing as bloggers, and that is to solve other people’s problems.
Even if you are something like a humor blogger, you are solving a problem in that you are getting people to forget their troubles at least for a moment, and have a good laugh.
Being an entrepreneur is hard but when you have the right habits in place, everything else seems to come together. This slideshow gives some habits you need to develop if you want success in your business.
These are excerpted from my latest book, The Daily Entrepreneur: 33 Success Habits for Small Business Owners, Freelancers and Aspiring 9-to-5 Escape Artists. Enjoy!
Sometimes you just need a friend. That’s the truth, even if you’re in introverted blogger like me. It’s also true if you’re an extrovert. The bottom line is that you’ll go further faster with your blog if you have a blogging buddy!
An illustration presented in the eBook, 31 Days to Build a Better Blog is a common one, but worth repeating.
Soft background noise can help you to focus and block out distractions. This YouTube video is nothing more than the sound of rain falling, which is great background “music” for writing, or other types of content creation.
Great thing is that it will play all day long, so if you have a day where you need to get a lot of writing done, hit play, and start writing. Enjoy!
Any time of year is a good time of year to spruce up your blog, but especially as we wrap up one year and move into a new one, it’s an even better time to do some housekeeping on your blog so that you can move into the new year with a blog that is in good shape.
Here are some tips from the Problogger eBook, 31 Days to Build a Better Blog on how to update a page on your blog.
. . . you should always remember the golden rule of writing: Write what you know. For example, if you feel stuck, consider choosing a subject that relates to your products, programs, and services, since this is probably what you have the most knowledge about.
When people first opt in to receive my 5 Secrets to Developing the Blogging Habit course, in the welcome email that I send out, I ask, “What is your biggest content creation challenge?” While is a variety of responses to this question, one of the common things that people express is that they are afraid that their content won’t be good enough. I’m certainly no psychologist, and I’m just speculating as to why so many people struggle with this, but my hunch is that one of the biggest issues that cause bloggers to feel insecure about writing blog posts is that there’s a lot of talk about creating epic content.