How Do People Make Money Blogging? Bloggers Who are Doing it Right   Recently updated !

When it comes to succeeding at blogging, there is so much information out there, telling you what works and what doesn’t. It can simply be a so overwhelming for new bloggers that you get nowhere.

Switching from one idea to another can be a real game stopper. 

I highly recommend that you find one or two bloggers that are doing something similar to what you would like to do. Perhaps they blog in the niche that you are interested in. Perhaps they started with nothing and built up slowly. Perhaps they were in a dead end job, and worked at blogging until they could either do it full time or part time while exploring other career aspirations.

Either way, it definitely helps to have a cyberspace mentor even if it is someone you simply follow remotely.  (more…)


MailerLite Review: An Impressive Email Marketing Tool to Build Your List

First Impressions of MailerLite

MailerLite Email Tool

This is an email marketing tool that is so easy to use, I could hardly believe it when I first tried it. 

I was searching for a cost-expedient tool that I could recommend, one that has an attractive free option while you are building up a subscription list.  

I first tried another tool with a free plan, but I found its pricing structure quite confusing and the form design quite limiting. 

So when I then tried MailerLite, the contrast, with respect to ease of use, was very definite.

What I Like About MailerLite

Building a list and keeping in touch with your reader base is very, very important.  So, we need an email marketing platform that supports this.  This review looks at one such platform, MailerLite.

Is this the tool for you?

It is certainly a tool that I like, so let’s take a look at the reasons why.

On top of my list would have to be the speed with which I was up and running with an operational subscription form. But there are several other aspects that I like so let’s tale a look at them: (more…)


The Best Free Blog Sites For Starting Your Website

Best free blogging sites

So you’ve decided to start a blog, but you don’t have the funds to purchase hosting just yet. Not a problem, there are actually plenty of free blog sites to choose from that you can use to create your blog and get it off the ground.

Today I’ll offer some tips for choosing the best blogging platforms for your needs, followed by an infographic that breaks down today’s top sites and what each one offers for your blogging efforts. (more…)


A Year Without Backlinking: A No Backlinking Strategy Case Study

Zero Backlinking

Now let me say up front that I am not suggesting for a moment that quality backlnks have no impact. Quite the contrary. I believe that reputable backlinks, earned legitimately, will have a huge impact on the success of your blog.

But what I am saying in this article is that it is possible to make progress, significant progress, without chasing them. Such progress might not be as fast as you want but progress is progress.

Horses for Courses

A successful portfolio of backlinks can depend in huge part on the type of blog or website that you are developing.  (more…)