Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

Posted By Stacey Roberts 28th of January 2017 Pro Blogging News 0 Comments

Reading Roundup: What's new in blogging this week /

And just like that, January 2017 is almost over. Did you make the most of the first month of the year and the momentum that brings? Were you still on vacation? Did you have to do the school holidays juggle (it’s still summer holidays in Australia for many schools!)? Let’s hit the ground running in February with these tips and things to ponder.

4 effective methods media companies use to drive website traffic | Campaign Monitor

At the end of the day, that’s what you want! These tips are focused heavily on the email list, but if you’re falling behind in that area this will help. Good use of case studies too.

The [Adjective] [Number] Things You Need to Know About Clickbait | First Round

Clickbait may get readers to your site, but it’s likely they won’t come back. This is why.

The new standards for strategy and social media success | Mark Schaefer

Things are changing faster than ever before, and while marketing the same way as a few years ago doesn’t have the same result for us any more, there is the added issue of new standards of success. Do you feel overwhelmed trying to keep up?

Marketers Speak Out: Which Type of Content REALLY Performs Best? | Meed Edgar

I actually found the answer really surprising! I thought this type had been superseded.

Blogging Tools: Apps to Better Manage Your Blog | Social Media Examiner

Social guru Ian Cleary is the guest on this episode of the Social Media Marketing Podcast and he shares his go-to tools to make life easier.

The Imposter Syndrome | Van Schneider

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t suffer from this! I really love the tips to help counter it, it’s often the only way to deal instead of trying to banish it altogether.

Why Slacking Off Can Speed Up Your Productivity | Trello
Sounds right up my alley!
7 Ways to Avoid Blogging Overwhelm as a Solopreneur | Afton Negrea

We ALL feel it, truly we do. The only way around it for me is to organise, organise, organise!

Should you publish on Medium… or only on your blog? | Copyhackers

I’ve seen plenty of advice lately on using Medium to promote your blog, but using Medium instead of your blog? Now that’s different… would you risk it?

40 Leaders That Have Influenced My Entrepreneur Journey | iSocialFanz

It’s true, we don’t get there alone! So many have gone before us, and have golden wisdom to share.

What caught your eye this week?

About Stacey Roberts
Stacey Roberts is the Managing Editor of a writer, blogger, and full-time word nerd balancing it all with being a stay-at-home mum. She writes about all this and more at Veggie Mama. Chat with her on Twitter @veggie_mama, follow on Pinterest for fun and useful tips, peek behind the curtain on Instagramand Snapchat, listen to her 90s pop culture podcast, or be entertained on Facebook.
  1. It’s great to see all essential and useful information at one place. Especially, the blogging tools article and marketers speak out helped a lot. The idea of giving roundup news on blogging is really amazing.

  2. Thanks for the mention, Stacey! Great post.