It’s a rainy and cool weekend here in Melbourne, and I’m looking forward to reading something inspirational with several (ok many several) cups of tea. These have been an excellent start!
Oh. Wow. This was interesting and confusing and a complete rollercoaster of emotion. Now, if you’re like most bloggers, you’ll have set up your Facebook page to share your stuff. One of the tips shared in this article from the people at Facebook is… “avoid promotion”. Yay. Ah but all hope is not losst – they have other pretty solid tips to help you lift your Facebook algorithm game. I wrote them down in all caps.
5 Secrets of Selling to a Small Blog Audience | Be a Better Blogger
Not all of us are rolling in millions of unique pageviews a month, but we still have an audience. I think these are pretty solid ideas to help you make the most of what you do have – and I loved her take on small blogs and advertising.
How to Make Money When Your Blog is Brand New | Blog Tyrant
A fantastic and very practical guide to earning an income right from the start. Couldn’t agree more!
Five Steps to Measuring Your Social Media ROI | Advertising Age
This can be an interesting exercise to see if the effort you’re putting in actually is benefiting you. Sometimes it’s not the best strategy to just throw stuff out there and see if it sticks when your efforts could be put to better use elsewhere.
The ADHD Guide to Building a Writing Habit | Goins, Writer
I don’t know about you, but with the millions of things I have to concentrate on in a day, being consistent with writing falls by the wayside. I’m going to put some of these tips into action.
Really, we know most readers are skimming, and Pamela has a fantastic strategy to keep them on task.
Are you still doing these? stop!
Because we’re not all made of cash, but effective content marketing can certainly help us make some.
It’s time! Get on it!
Ahhhh a bugbear of mine. I get pitches alllllll the time both here and at my personal blog, and 99% of the time they’re awful. We can change this!
I hope you found something of use this week, I’d love to hear what’s caught your eye? Did the Facebook thing help? It sure gave me food for thought.
Stacey Roberts is the Managing Editor of ProBlogger.net: 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 Instagram, or be entertained on Facebook.