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...

Brighter Blogging Roundup: Friday 26th July

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: The Death of Google Search Traffic and What It Means for Marketers, Michael Stelzner, Social Media Examiner...

How to Start a Blog and Keep it Going – For Free [18 Recommended Tools]

Can you start a blog for free? Absolutely.  Can you keep it going – month after month – for free? Yes! While you’ll have some limitations, if you truly don’t want to pay for anything, you can still run a perfectly good blog. In fact, I’d highly recommend that you...

Seven Ways to Start a Blog Post … and Seven Ways to Finish It

Where do you get typically get stuck when you’re writing a blog post? For a lot of bloggers, the first few lines of the post – and the last few – are really tough. You might have a perfectly good plan for what’s going to come later, but you just don’t know how to...

Five Easy Ways to Write in a More Conversational Style

If you’re a blogger, you’ve probably been told at some point that you should “write in a conversational style.” You may be wondering what exactly this means, and whether it’s even something you’d want to do. Real life conversations, after all, have a lot...

Three Different Ways to Name Your Blog or Website [Pros and Cons]

If you’ve ever thought about starting a blog – or a website of any sort – you’ll have run up against a major decision point. It needs a name. Choosing what to call your blog tends to be wrapped up in a whole host of other problems – like knowing what topics you...