Most blogs start out as a hobby. People want to share their ideas or stories about their life and get involved with the online community for a bit of fun. But if your blog starts to a get a lot of subscribers that are reading it on a regular basis, you’ve got an opportunity to start making a bit of money by becoming a professional blogger. You can use ads and sponsored posts to earn some extra cash from your hobby, which is great. If you’re really serious about blogging full-time, the key is to … [Read more...] about A Quick Guide to Selling Products on Your Blog
When it comes to blogging, being able to share resources with your fellow bloggers is just a great thing to do. We have a Resources for Bloggers page you can check out, and any other resources and helpful tidbits we post can be found here.
Privacy, and especially data privacy, has never been such a hot topic as when the Facebook data scandal was discovered. Thousands of users scrolled through their social media profiles, erasing confidential data and implementing stronger privacy settings. Parents even removed the pictures of their children in a desire to protect their privacy, while out-going social butterflies have decided to erase their Facebook page to use over social media platforms instead. As a result, the stock value of … [Read more...] about Preserving Privacy as a Professional Blogger
If you will be attending the Focused Blogging Conference in Richmond, Virginia this year, let me be one of the first to welcome you to the Capital City or #RVA as it's known. The RVA is an absolutely amazing city, and I'm proud to have called it home since 1992. There is so much to see and do in our city, that I wanted to make sure you had a fairly comprehensive list of everything possible. If you find yourself with some free time before or after the conference, I sincerely hope you take … [Read more...] about Things to Do If You Are Attending Focused Blogging Conference 2018
We are honored today to share a post with you written by Ruth Soukup, Founder of Living Well, Spending Less. Ruth is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur, as well as the New York Times bestselling author of Living Well Spending Less: 12 Secrets of the Good Life. Through her popular blog, she encourages a million and a half monthly readers to follow their dreams and reach their goals, sharing easy-to-implement tips and strategies for saving time and money while focusing on the things that … [Read more...] about How to Profit from Your Passion in 30 Minutes or Less Each Day
So… You want to blog for a living? It’s hardly surprising. There was a time when gifted writers had few outlets to reach an audience with their offerings. Unless you worked for a paper or had a publisher you had to send constant submissions to magazines and hope that one of them would be so kind as to reproduce your work. Now, throw a rock in a franchised coffee bar and you’ll hit a blogger! :-) Look on just about any career website and you’ll likely stumble on more than one article extolling … [Read more...] about 3 Things Nobody Ever Tells You About Professional Blogging