Blogging

We’ll Be Live-Blogging The Twin Peaks Premiere

It’s been 26 years since Mark Frost and David Lynch’s surreal serial drama Twin Peaks last had a new episode on television. That’s so long ago that MTV was still playing music videos from time to time. We’d only had one President Bush, and anything you wanted to know about a TV series you’d have to get from reading magazines ... Read More »

Blogging is just the job for eco mother Tamsin

Friends and family of 30-year-old blogger Tamsin Hopkins are taking her business more seriously since she won a coveted national award. Tamsin, from Stansfield, Sudbury, writes about her eco and green lifestyle, as well as chronic and rare health conditions, on her website Eco Fluffy Mama at www.ecofluffymama.com. With 10,000 followers, she earns her living by being affiliated to brands ... Read More »

5 Ways a Blog Can Help Your Business Right Now

There are many benefits of blogging for business today. In fact, blogging is critical. However, bland, run-of-the-mill blog posts won’t cut it. These are lazy and ineffective. So what is effective? Publishing informative, well-written articles that are created with strategy and customer engagement in mind. Blogging helps to: Draw online traffic. Nurture and convert customers. Keep current customers engaged. Differentiate you from other similar ... Read More »

Blogging for Seniors: Resident Consultant Finds Technology Not Just for the Young

  Though technology may be dominated by younger generations, Cindy Mund knows the internet and social media have power with senior citizens. Mund, a resident consultant for Stillwaters Estates, has found a large following in a blog she writes for the senior living community in Centralia. When she started the blog seven years ago, she had a list of about ... Read More »

Women in the Blogging World – Part 2

A decade ago, women made a bigger move into the world of blogging, joining thousands of other voices like them – focusing on lots of experiences, particularly motherhood. Now there are millions of blogging voices, with a majority of them female – And it takes a lot of hard work to be heard. Some of the women who blog start ... Read More »

How fashion blogger Rach Parcell is expanding beyond the world of blogging

other realms of the fashion world. What started as a journal for cataloging her wedding experience has turned into a full-fledged career for Parcell. Not only that, but she’s managed to build a complete brand for herself beyond her Pink Peonies blog on social media networks like Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and more. If that wasn’t enough, Parcell has also launched ... Read More »

Why a Blog Gets You Further than an MBA

Is earning an MBA worth it? Each year, thousands of students ask this very question, yet find conflicting advice. Related: Mark Cuban: What Entrepreneurs Need to Know Before Starting a Business Certainly, on paper, MBA graduates earn more. A recent study from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) showed that median starting salaries for MBA graduates are almost twice those of people with ... Read More »

How Tim Ferriss Created the First Podcast-Based Bestselling Book

It’s official. Tim Ferriss has done it again. The Silicon Valley folk hero has released another #1 New York Time’s bestseller with his latest, mammoth-sized Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers. Since Tim Ferriss has now become a meme of himself, the accolade doesn’t sound very impressive by his own standards. Tim ... Read More »

What no Singaporean tells you about blogging for money

For some Singaporeans, blogging can be a good source of side income. But it’s not as simple as writing and posting pictures. There’s a rumour going around that blogging is easy money. With famous bloggers like Lady Iron Chef and Xiaxue supposedly making thousands of dollars per post, you might think it’s your golden ticket. While blogging can be a good ... Read More »

19 Key Metrics to Guide Your First Blog

My email service provider (ConvertKit) recently published a great report called State of the Blogging Industry. In it, they reveal some fascinating findings gleaned from a survey of more than 850 bloggers. Since I regularly advise my readers to start a blog to begin content marketing, I thought I’d see which blogging metrics might help guide you as you jump ... Read More »