Better Blogging and Better Business

In this article I am going to give you some great articles on blogging and business that I have found interesting during the past week. Be sure to check both sets of articles, there is often relevant overlap!

For Bloggers

1.    Bloggers are often looking for ways to create quick and effective media kits. This article from The Blog Maven gives ideas on how to make a great media kit. http://www.theblogmaven.com/make-a-media-kit-that-rocks/

2.     Advertising is a source of revenue for many bloggers. This article from The Food Blog Alliance gives information 10 things to think about when before joining an ad network. http://foodblogalliance.com/a/10-things-to-consider-when-choosing-an-ad-network/

3.     Bloggers always can use good tips on using WordPress. This article from Blogelina gives 30 WordPress tips that are worth checking out. http://www.blogelina.com/2013/05/30-wordpress-tips-you-can-use-today/

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Better Blogging and Better Business

In this article I am going to give you some great articles on blogging and business that I have found interesting during the past week. Be sure to check both sets of articles, there is often relevant overlap!

For Bloggers

1.    Bloggers often do giveaways in order to get good quality products into the hands of their readers. This article from 3 Boys and a Dog gives some good tips on how to find sponsors for giveaways and products to review. http://3boysandadog.com/2013/04/how-to-find-giveaway-sponsors-products-to-review-and-advertisers-for-your-blog-learntoblog/

2. One thing many bloggers pay attention to is Google Analytics. This article from Robyn’s Online World has great instructions for using Google Analytics to figure out what day of the week is most popular with readers. http://www.robynsonlineworld.com/2013/04/create-custom-google-analytics-report-for-best-day-of-week-on-your-blog/

3.   Photographs are extremely important to many bloggers. This article from Sally’s Baking Addition was created for food bloggers, but has many tips that will work for all kinds of photographers. http://sallysbakingaddiction.com/2013/01/20/bites-for-growing-your-blog-food-photography-basics/

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Better Blogging and Better Business

In this article I am going to give you some great articles on blogging and business that I have found interesting during the past week. Be sure to check both sets of articles, there is often relevant overlap!

For Bloggers

1.     Many bloggers  spend a significant amount of time reviewing their blog statistics. This article from Inspire to Thrive discusses how improper HTML coding can cause a loss of site traffic. http://inspiretothrive.com/2013/03/could-your-html-code-be-costing-you/

2.     I have been advising readers to do spring cleaning at their businesses, this article from Social Media School advises spring cleaning be done on all social media accounts. http://www.socialmediaschoolny.com/social-media-spring-cleaning/#

3.     Plugins are a must have for bloggers using the WordPress platform. This article from A Grande Life gives a list of 10 great plugins to check out for your blog. http://agrandelife.net/2013/02/22/10-must-have-wordpress-plugins-for-bloggers/

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