Brighter Blogging Roundup: Friday 20th September

Looking for some extra blogging inspiration? Each week, I pick a bunch of my favourite blog posts to share with you. Here’s this week’s: TOP READ: 25 Best WordPress Themes for Bloggers (No Code Required) in 2019, Ryan Robinson, RyRob.com Choosing a theme can be one of...

Seven Great Sources of New Ideas for Your Blog

Do you ever struggle to come up with ideas for your blog? I think all bloggers do, at some point. Sadly, this is one common reason why blogs get abandoned: the blogger couldn’t think what to write about, and days went by, then weeks, with no new posts … before they...

Brighter Blogging Roundup: Friday 13th September

Looking for some extra blogging inspiration? Each week, I pick a bunch of my favourite blog posts to share with you. Here’s this week’s: TOP READ: Gamify Your Productivity: The Ultimate Geek Guide to Getting Stuff Done, Ryan McRae, Productive Flourishing This fun post...

Should You Set Links in Your Blog Posts to Open in a New Tab?

When I wrote about why you should link to other people’s content from your posts, I mentioned that: Some blogs try to avoid losing readers by having all external links (links to sites other than their own) open up in a new tab. I’m not keen on this: it can be...

Brighter Blogging Roundup: Friday 23rd August

Looking for some extra blogging inspiration? Each week, I pick a bunch of my favourite blog posts to share with you. Here’s this week’s: TOP READ: Why Most of Us Get Blogging Wrong, Henneke, Enchanting Marketing This fantastic, in-depth post from the always-wise...

How to Blog Consistently and Build Your Audience: Eight Simple Steps

However much you love your blog’s topic, you’re not going to get far if you don’t blog consistently. If you don’t publish posts regularly, you’ll find that: You get out of the habit of writing for your blog, and feel a lot of resistance towards getting going again....

Brighter Blogging Roundup: Friday 16th August

Looking for some extra blogging inspiration? Each week, I pick a bunch of my favourite blog posts to share with you. Here’s this week’s: TOP READ: How to Get WordPress.com Features on Self-Hosted WordPress Blogs, WPBeginner If you started off using WordPress.com for...

Brighter Blogging Roundup: Friday 2nd August

Looking for some extra blogging inspiration? Each week, I pick a bunch of my favourite blog posts to share with you. Here’s this week’s: TOP READ: 9 Unconventional Tactics To Accelerate Your Blog’s Growth, Adam Connell, BloggingPro While you might find...

Seven Ways to Write Better Blog Posts (Plus Seven Bonus Links)

Are your blog posts as well-written and effective as you want them to be? I’ve been blogging for nearly twelve years now, and I’m sure my posts still have room for improvement! These seven techniques, though, have helped me write better content – posts that...