Blogging

Legal Requirements Every Blogger must Know

Legal Requirements Every Blogger must Know   Whether you have a hobby blog or your blog is a money-making venture there are legal requirements that all bloggers must know and abide by or risk massive fines from the FCC.  I have put together a list of all of the legal requirements every blogger must know.  Although I am an attorney in the United States this post is not legal advice.  Rather, it is provided for informational purposes only. Copyright and {Read More}

How Facebook Groups helped to grow my Blog

How Facebook Groups helped to grow my Blog Pinterest Ninja Once I decided to grow my blog from being just a hobby that I created while I was recuperating from knee surgery to a money making venture I researched all of the different ways I could boost my blog traffic from basically zero to hero.  There have been several tactics that I used to increase blog traffic and increase my income.  The first thing I did that made a huge {Read More}

How to Start a WordPress Blog on GoDaddy

How to Start a WordPress Blog on GoDaddy If you are serious about making side money by starting a money making blog, this post and GoDaddy are where you need to be.  Before you can even consider making additional income from a blog you need to have the blog.  The best place to start is with a GoDaddy Domain Name and a WordPress blog.  Both are easy to obtain for very little money through GoDaddy.com.  In fact, WordPress is free {Read More}

Grow your Social Media Following for Free

Grow your Social Media Following for Free If you want to grow your social media following for free read on.  I was struggling with getting followers to my Pinterest Boards and ultimately back to Sew Very Crafty until I did two things.  The first was purchasing Megan Johnson’s EBook Pinterest Ninja which really taught me the importance of Pinterest to driving readers to my site.  I honestly had no idea about the power of Pinterest until I read her book.  {Read More}

How to Boost your Blog Traffic

How to Boost your Blog Traffic   How to boost your blog traffic?  There is no worse feeling as a blogger than the one you get when you realize that no one is reading your blog.  You have created your blog in a niche that you are passionate about, written your blog post, inserted the perfect photographs, checked your SEO and clicked publish and you wait and wait and wait.  You expect that people will automatically flock to your blog {Read More}

5 SEO Tips for Beginners

5 SEO Tips for Beginners     SEO or Search Engine optimization is a term that new bloggers hear but don’t know what it is or why they need it.  I am here to tell you the very basics of SEO with my 5 SEO tips for beginners.  Essentially the purpose of SEO is to get you noticed by search engines like Google, Firefox and even Pinterest so that people find you.  Ranking higher in these search engines will drive {Read More}

How to Start a Basic Blog in 20 Minutes or Less

How to Start a Basic Blog in 20 Minutes or Less   If you have ever thought about starting a basic blog this post is for you.  You can start a basic blog in 20 minutes or less using GoDaddy. GoDaddy  is the world’s largest domain registrar and has award winning customer service that is perfect for the new blogger.  The hardest part of starting a blog with GoDaddy is choosing your domain name.  Otherwise there are four basic steps {Read More}

6 Blogging Tools to Grow and Monetize your Blog

6 Blogging Tools to Grow and Monetize your Blog   If you have ever wanted to start a blog or have one and you want it to grow and make money read on. There are many free and paid blogging tools available to the beginner blogger that all promise to help you succeed.  After due consideration I have narrowed the list of must haves to six that will help you to make money blogging even if you are new. If {Read More}

Real Cost of Starting a Blog

Real Cost of Starting a Blog Many of you are thinking about starting your own blog and are reluctant because you don’t really know the costs involved. Believe me the costs can range from a little to a lot and everything in between.  But, like anything else you get out what you put in and you get what you pay for. These are clichés but they definitely apply to the world of blogging.  If you really want to start your {Read More}

Top 10 Free Plugins that Every Blogger Needs

Top 10 Free Plugins that Every Blogger Needs   When I was starting out as a blogger I had no idea what plugins were let along which ones were the best.  Now that I have been blogging for several years I have, with trial and error, come up with the 10 plugins that every blogger needs.  Keep in mind that all of these plugins are free through WordPress though some of them have premium versions that you can pay for.  {Read More}

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