The Benefits of Hiring a Research Assistant for Your Blog

The benefits of hiring a research assistant for your blog

While I’m not a fan of hiring someone else to write your blog content for you, hiring a research assistant for your blog is one of the behind the scenes aspects of blogging that can definitely be outsourced. This is true because the research that is done doesn’t impact the voice in which the material…

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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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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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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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Pros and Cons of Hiring Overseas & U.S. Help for Your Blog

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

When it comes to hiring help for your blog, should you outsource to the Philippines or hire someone from the U.S.? Many bloggers choose to hire help from countries such as the Philippines. That can be a really great option, for a couple of reasons, with the most often cited reason being price. No doubt…

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Why Every Blogger Should Belong to a Mastermind Group

Why Every Blogger Should Belong to a Mastermind Group

Have you ever considered joining a mastermind group? I’m in two mastermind groups, and those two groups have helped me with my blog and business more than any investment I’ve made. In case you’re unfamiliar with mastermind groups, quite simply, they are groups of two or more people that pool their knowledge and resources, and…

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