Laney Galligan
WordPress WYSIWYG tutorial
28th of March 2018 Laney Galligan 0 Comments

How to Use the WordPress WYSIWYG Toolbar to Format Your Blog Posts Like a Pro

Are you using WordPress’ formatting features to their fullest? I expect you already know the basics of formatting your blog posts to make them more readable. (If you’re just getting started, you might want to check out 4 WordPress Formatting Tips to Make Your Posts More Readable for an overview of ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Five bloggers who started a blog in 2017
27th of December 2017 Laney Galligan 0 Comments

5 Bloggers Who Started a Blog in 2017 and Survived

When you start a blog, you understandably look for advice from experts to help get you started. You look at countless blogs in your niche – ones that have probably been going for a while and enjoying various types of success. It can be quite overwhelming, and sets you up ...more
Start a Blog
How to edit your blog posts like a pro
22nd of November 2017 Laney Galligan 0 Comments

How to Edit Your Blog Posts Like a Pro

It’s every blogger’s worst nightmare. Your latest post gets shared by a big-name blogger, and you start getting lots of traffic. Hurrah! But then someone sends you an email (or worse, leaves a comment) pointing out a glaring mistake in the first paragraph. Mistakes can knock your reader’s confidence in ...more
Writing Content
Pitching a sponsored post
11th of October 2017 Laney Galligan 0 Comments

One Screenshot You Must Include When Pitching a Sponsored Post

If you’re familiar with sponsored content as an income stream, chances are you’ve been asked for a media kit or a proposal to do a sponsored post. Unfortunately, the world of sponsored post rates and assessing the value of your site is a bit like the wild, wild west. It ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Professional development for bloggers
6th of October 2017 Laney Galligan 0 Comments

How do Bloggers Continue Their Professional Development?

I have a confession to make: I was a bit of a geek at school. I was the kid who asked questions all the time. What can I say? I loved learning. And I still do. Every part of the process is exciting for me – learning new things, meeting ...more
Strategy & Planning
blog progress
27th of September 2017 Laney Galligan 0 Comments

Community Discussion: Are You Making Progress With Your Blogging?

Remember the 1st of January 2017? Did you decide “This is the year I’ll start a blog”? Or maybe you set some new blog goals for 2017, prompted by our community discussion? Well, guess what? We’re coming up to the last quarter of the year – just 3 more months remain ...more
Community Discussion
4th of August 2017 Laney Galligan 0 Comments

Community Discussion: Should Bloggers Ask For Donations?

Bloggers calling for donations or reader contributions like “buy me a beer” or “buy me a coffee” have been around for over ten years, as has the debate over whether they should. Now however, with more mainstream media putting up paywalls, the growth of subscription based content providers and the ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Rafiki Mwema Girls
26th of July 2017 Laney Galligan 0 Comments

How You Can Use Your Influence to Help

Today on the blog we have Sarah Rosberg who founded the Australian Headquarters for charity Rafiki Mwema. I’ve interviewed Sarah to get a charity’s perspective on how you can best help them with your influence as a blogger. Sarah’s tips include the kinds of activities you can do that help ...more
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5 Types of Facebook Groups for Bloggers
30th of June 2017 Laney Galligan 0 Comments

5 Ways You Can Use Facebook Groups to Benefit Your Blog

When you think of using Facebook for your blog, what comes to mind? Declining organic reach? Pay to play? Sharing endless memes just to get engagement? Posting your latest blog post only to hear crickets? But hang on, didn’t all the conversation move from our blog comments to Facebook? Well, ...more
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