How to Make Your Guest Posts More Effective

Webmasters and site owners should know by now how important it is to write guest posts and feature them on their site’s blog. Guest posting has been an effective means of link building and content marketing for several years now. However, the strategies for it and the effectiveness of these strategies have changed some as Google has continued to adjust the rules of the game over time.  [Read more…]

How To Avoid Distractions and Stay Focused as a Freelance Blogger

A big challenge for old and new freelance bloggers is avoiding distractions and staying focused.  This can be especially true for those that are in the “transition phase” where you might be working a day job while trying to build your business as a freelance writer or blogger.  That is a particularly difficult time where you might find yourself to tired on any given day to stay on a consistent schedule.  But those are the times to build good habits and stay focused.

Here are some of the things that I find to be effective ways of staying on task as a freelancer.  [Read more…]

Clean Water and a Personal Consultation with Brian Gardner

If you’ve been in the WordPress or blogging world for even a short period of time, I am quite certain that you know Brian Gardner.  If you don’t, Brian is a partner of Copyblogger Media, a blogging powerhouse.  He is quite well respected in the industry, and has great insight.  To get a personal consultation with someone at this level is, well… priceless.  You normally could not gain that kind of access even if you had the money.  [Read more…]