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Blogging Basics: You Know Your Target Audience

When You Know Your Target, Social Networking Gets Way Easier If you’ve been operating your website and business for a while, you probably have a good idea who your target market is. But your social media audience could be considerably different. Plus, each network is unique, so how you approach each one might be quite …

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Blogging Basics: Growing Your Highly Targeted Social Media Following

We’ve all seen pages on Facebook with thousands…even millions of followers. We’ve seen the same with Twitter and other social networks. It may seem a little overwhelming if you’re starting with a small following and it may feel like you’re just not going to get anywhere if you don’t have a huge following. But the …

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Blogging Basics: How to Use Facebook to Build Your Community #learntoblog

Facebook has more than 901 million active users!  This week, we are going to discuss how we can tap into those users to build our blogging community and increase our traffic! This week during our weekly G+ Live Hangout, we had two guests to help us teach you how to use Facebook… Susie at Susie …

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Blogging Basics: Using Pinterest to Grow Your Traffic #learntoblog

UPDATED 02/18 – The next G+ hangout RSVP page is here:  https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/c59vcj8pd1jcmv860ijlh6j8kq0  be sure to follow me to stay informed of each week’s. We had a great G+ hangout yesterday discussing the ways to use pinterest, great tools for helping to maintain it, linkies you can use to get your name out and more.  Because …

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Blogging Basics: Making Twitter Work for You! #learntoblog

Last Tuesday, I co-hosted a G+ Live Hangout with Crystal and Company.  Several of you guys attended and I think it went extremely well.  This week we will be discussing Pinterest and giving you some suggestions to make it work for you.  So, On Tuesday February 12th at 10 am Central (11 EST, 9 MST, …

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Blogging Basics: Managing Your Social Networking Time Effectively

Social media is one of the most important business communication developments in a long time, but it’s also one of the biggest sources of distraction and is often a time suck for otherwise productive business owners. Learning to manage your own social networking time will help you leverage all those great benefits and help you …

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Blogging Basics: A Closer Look at the Big 5 Social Networks

If you’ve ever looked at Wikipedia’s “list of major active social networking sites” (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_social_networking_websites), you’d see they list over 200. That’s  a lot of social networks to potentially get involved in, but of course, you can’t be in al those places. Nor, do you need to be. You may find that some of those networks …

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Blogging Basics: 11 Blogging for Profit Posts! Make money NOW!

Jessica brought us 11 weeks of Blogging For Profit posts and I must say it has certainly helped me!  The month prior to her posts starting in September, I made slightly over $100.00 per month on Google Adsense.  By following her tips, I have seen that grow to over 400 bucks!  Plus, with the holidays …

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Blogging Basics: The Profitable Blogging Formula

The Profitable Blogging Formula = Great Content + Smart Marketing + Monetization Plan I’ve really enjoyed my time here, but it’s coming to the end. I hope with this series of posts, I’ve provided you with some new ideas and perspectives for profitable blogging. When you think about all we’ve talked about it over the …

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Blogging Basics: Making the Most of Guest Blogging Opportunities

We’ve talked about guest blogging a few times in this series. In fact, I think it’s quite obvious that I am guest blogging right now and I do it because there is tremendous benefit to me and my business. Guest blogging allows you to reach new audiences and establish your expertise further. Add to that, …

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Blogging Basics: Grow Your Mailing List

The Smart Blogger’s Not-So-Secret Weapon: Grow Your Mailing List We’ve all seen the for-profit blogs that get a ton of traffic, have oodles of comments on every post and they never seem to have any shortage of advertisers. How do they do it? With very few exceptions, I bet there is one thing they all …

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