Tempted to Quit Blogging? Read this First!

tempted to quit blogging

Are you tempted to quit blogging? If so, I get it. Really. My guess is that you started your blog with excitement. But then you found out how hard it is to blog consistently. Sure, you’re willing to work hard — as long as you see results. Probably one of the most frustrating things about…

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How to Write More Blog Posts in Less Time

how to write blog posts faster

“I don’t have time to write blog posts!” If you’ve ever said that, you’re not alone. In fact, most bloggers – especially ones that are successful entrepreneurs – have incredibly busy schedules outside of any blogging they may do. Because of that, it’s important to learn how to make the most of your time as…

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3 Ways People Make Me a Better Blogger

3 ways people make me a better blogger

Blogging is often a solitary endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be. Now it’s true that as I’m writing this blog post, I’m sitting alone, and it would probably be hard for me to get it done if I was around other people. This is especially true for me since I don’t concentrate well when…

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How to Know When You’re Ready to Hire Help for Your Blog

hiring help for your blog

I’m a firm believer in hiring help before you desperately need it. The reason for this is that if you wait until you’re desperate, you may make a hasty decision, and instead of hiring the best person (or people) for the job. In addition to that, it takes time to get new team members up…

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Keeping the Lines of Communication Open with Your Blogging Team

keeping the lines of communication open with your blogging team

Perhaps when you hired the first team members for your blog, you dreamed about how much fun it would be and how much more you could get done with the help of a blogging team. If so, you had good reason, because you can, indeed, get more done with the help of a team. But…

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When it Comes to Hiring Help for Your Blog, The Golden Rule Never Goes Out of Style

picmonkey fonts

If you’re hiring help for your blog, it’s important to keep the golden rule in mind. If you ask people what the golden rule is, you may get more than one answer. Some people say that it means that “he who has the gold rules.” Others use the golden rule to mean that you should…

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Tools for Sharing Passwords and Files with Your Blogging Team

Backlinking Tools

In this post I share six tools you can use to share files and passwords with your blogging team. I’ve used all of them with great results. The best thing is that they all are free, or have free options available, so even if you’re on a tight budget, they’ll work for you. All of…

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Make Your Blog More Effective by Creating Processes

how to create processes for your blog

Have you ever created processes for your blog? A process is simply a series of steps you take to achieve a desired result. We all have processes in every aspect of our lives. For instance, most of us use the same process over and over again to make a pot of coffee. We do those…

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How to Add Your Own Fonts to PicMonkey

how to add your own font to picmonkey

Last week I shared tips on how to add text to images using PicMonkey. You can read that post here. While by far the best way to increase the number of fonts that you have is to upgrade to the paid version of PicMonkey known as Royale, you can also add fonts from your own…

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How to Add Text to Blog Post Images Using PicMonkey

how to add text to blog post images using picmonkey

Images are an important part of blog posts. They draw people in, and depending on how they’re used can also break up parts of the text. This is especially useful for longer posts. For shorter posts, I often use just one image at the top of the post, as I did with this blog post.…

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