The 101 Guide to Guest Posting for Bloggers

You don’t remember when the last time you got a full night’s sleep was, but you did it – you launched your blog. Congratulations!

I don’t want to be a negative Nancy here, but the hard part is yet to come. Starting your business will feel like a breeze when compared to the struggle of getting people’s attention and making them care about your products or services.

You’re new to the market and, to make things worse, you don’t have a platform where you can communicate your message, engage with prospects, and ultimately grow.

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That needs to change. Fast!

Enter guest blogging.

Guest blogging, the practice of leveraging someone else’s popularity to promote your business/blog, is controversial, to say the least. Some say guest blogging is dead and you should completely forget about it while others claim the effort is just not worth it. The truth of the matter is that guest posting is still one of the most effective link building strategies.

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7 Things You Need To Know to Become a Full-Time Blogger

Are you ready to quit your job and become a full-time blogger? Not so fast! Blogging can be really lucrative and an absolute blast to do.

But there are a few housekeeping details that need to be taken care before diving right in.

Oftentimes, I think newbies think of blogging as glamorous. I suppose there are SOME glammy aspects to blogging.

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Receiving invites to top events, freebies and getting shoutouts from social media influencers ain’t so bad.

But those things don’t happen overnight. It will take hard sweat and, for lack of a better word, tears. I, myself, experienced some sleepless nights.

That’s why I make it my mission now to help aspiring bloggers so that I can prevent others from making some of the same mistakes I did, or at least educate them on the realities so that you can plan your life accordingly.

But enough of my yapping, here are 7 things you MUST know in order to become a full-time blogger. Let’s go!

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How to Grow Your Blog with Automated Marketing

If you’re new to blogging, you know that getting your blog online and adding content is the easy part.  The hard part is getting people to want to read what you have to say.

One easy way to get your posts out there is with marketing automation.

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Why do I need to market my blog?

If you take the time to learn a bit about marketing your blog, you’ll start to grow your following.  The more your audience develops, the easier it’ll be to generate income from ads and affiliate programs.

One of the most straightforward techniques you can use is automated marketing.  Don't get scared by the marketing jargon.  Automated marketing is just setting up repetitive tasks to occur on their own so that you can keep your focus on writing.

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