Blogging Success

How to Write Great Blog Posts that Engage ReadersHere is another free Kindle book!

This one is titled:

How to Write Great Blog Posts that Engage Readers

As always, this eBook will be offered for free through Amazon’s KDP Select program and will be available for the next five days.

Starting today (January 25th) to the end of Tuesday (January 29th); you can grab a free copy directly from Amazon.

Here’s more information about this freebie… [click to continue…]

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Cut the Blogging OverwhelmBlogging can be an excellent source of income. 

But it can also get overwhelming at times.

Fortunately Timo (aka: Productive Superdad) has a few quick solutions.  In this guest post, he provides three simple questions that can help you combat the overwhelm.

You thought that blogging was a simple way to become rich and famous. You thought that a couple of hours per week on your blog would bring you success and fame – almost overnight.

Now, after blogging for a while, you know that this couldn’t be further from the truth.

Your task list is now miles long and even the simplest tasks take forever to finish. You seem to be adding new tasks to your list everyday and you can’t get these tasks done, no matter how hard you work.

This disheartens you and you start to procrastinate – even if you know that your work is important. Needless to say, your progress towards blogging stardom is facing some real difficulties.

The longer you keep working like this, the longer you’ll have to wait for blogging success.

You are thinking of quitting your blogging career because you’re not seeing any results.

And I don’t blame you, since I would feel exactly the same if I were you. [click to continue…]

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How to Increase Google Ranking TrafficIt’s time for another update of Traffic and Conversion!

In this series, I list the specific tactics I use to increase web traffic to my Internet properties.

(Specifically I talk about what I’m currently doing to get more visitors to

In the last month I’ve worked hard at improving my blog traffic.

And in this post I’ll show…

How to increase search engine traffic by 30.01% in a single month! < – – Re-Tweet this!

Before we get to that, let’s look at the overall traffic stats for November. [click to continue…]

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How to Increase Blog Visitor LengthWelcome to the 2nd update of the traffic and conversion series.

This is a monthly blog post where I discuss specific strategies I use to drive more traffic to my sites and how I convert these web visitors.

(Specifically I detail what I’m currently doing with

Last time, I discussed 7 ways to increase blog traffic by 25.35%.

Today I’ll talk about a strategy that I’m currently using to increase the amount of time people spend on my site…by as much as 618%.

But first, let’s see what happened in October… [click to continue…]

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Email Blogging EnvelopeOnce in awhile, I come across an idea that’s so awesome that I kick myself for not thinking of it first.

Recently, Glen of wrote about a concept called Email Blogging.  (You’ll definitely want to read this one.)

The idea of email blogging is pretty simple.  You combine email marketing with blogging to get the best of both worlds.

You’re still providing great content.  But you’re doing it in a systematic way that benefits your readers while generating  income.

Now, I’m not going to rehash what Glen’s written.  So again, I recommend checking out his post to learn more about this technique.

What I am going to do is list a few advantages/disadvantages about email blogging and then get YOUR opinion on this topic… [click to continue…]

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Graphics for BlogsI don’t claim to be good at making graphics.

Nor do I have an ounce of artistic talent.

In fact when I was 8, my art teacher wouldn’t let me have a pair of scissors because I was too clumsy <— True story!

With all that said, I’m a firm believer that images can enhance the quality of any blog.

That’s why recently I’ve been working hard to improve the overall visual experience for readers.

The following are six types of graphics I’m currently using on this blog.  Each is specifically designed to enhance the quality of the written content: [click to continue…]

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7 Links of Highly Effective Posts

October 28, 2011

I have been blogging for a little over 18 months. This post is my 493rd post. I did a post a day for year (to the day) and did much of that while traveling through Europe. My blog on Day One was far-far different than it is today…. A current reader might see a lot […]

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7 Actions that Increase Blog Traffic by 25.3% [Traffic & Conversion #1]

October 4, 2011

Know how to increase blog traffic? In September I improved traffic by 25.3%. Check out the seven ways I increased this number & blog readership

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Blog Conversion Rates: How a Few Simple Tweaks can Increase your Blogging Revenue

September 28, 2011

Want to increase blog conversion rates? Need to generate more income from your blogging revenue? This post shows how a few changes can increase Internet income.

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The Challenge: How to Build a Million Dollar Blog

September 6, 2011

Corbett Barr just launched what he call’s a “Million Dollar Blog Challenge.” Check my thoughts about this and what we’re doing to take action on it.

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The Drumbeat of the Internet and the Rebirth of the Mom-and-Pop Store

May 28, 2011

You hear it again and again. Create Quality Content. It is so often repeated, because it is important. Quality does matter. Creating content that resonates with readers and give them actionable and solid tips is what really ultimately drives all online success.

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22 Quick Tasks that Increase Internet Income

May 16, 2011

It’s late in the day. You only have a few minutes to work on an Internet business. What should you do? Read this post for 22 ideas you can do in less than an hour.

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