It’s the question that’s on many people’s minds when they have a blog who is our audience? What matters to them? If you have a niche blog one that’s already ...Continue Reading →
Creating original blog content can be time-consuming. Some might also wonder, “What’s the point isn’t there enough content out there already?”. I’ll describe my viewpoint on original content and why I continue to produce it for my blog as well as for clients’ blogs.
Why Original Blog ...Continue Reading →
Some bloggers are obsessed with attracting new visitors to their blogs and resort to any methods to achieve this goal. However, it can hardly be called the ultimate goal of a really professional blogger. The trickiest part of blogging is not to attract a lot of visitors, but to turn at least one percent of those attracted into subscribers, therefore, into constant readers, therefore, into ...Continue Reading →
We’re often asked “How do you get more people to read and respond to blog posts?”
Good question! We all gain more out of blogging when we comment.
Comments motivate, provide feedback and advice, challenge our thoughts and views, make us reflect on what we’re learning.
The challenge is how do we attract more comments?
Below’s my tips for attracting more comments for personal educational blogging. Check out Kathleen Morris’s tips for ‘Attracting blog comments’ on class and student blogs.
What are yours? ...Continue Reading →
First, a disclaimer: When it comes to writing individual blog posts, I don’t really care about SEO 100 percent of the time. Some of the blog posts I write (on all of my blogs, not just this one) don’t need SEO; some are written fully for my readers and I don’t care or expect them to ever rank well in search engine results. So, please understand that, when I talk about optimizing an individual blog post, I realize you may ...Continue Reading →