Offering a free ebook on your blog is still the easiest way to gather emails in your sleep. People sign up to your list and they get the ebook as a free PDF in an email or instant download. Creating an ebook is not hard if you already have tons of blog posts. The trick is knowing which blog posts to use and then how to put them together to look like a great piece of digital content. But wait; What is an ebook? Well, it’s essentially a digital … [Read more...]
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Do you struggle to get everything done? Tracy Lynn from Simple Living Country Gal has a simple strategy to help you get control of your to do list and get more done. Isn’t it funny? We all have the same 24 hours, yet there are some people out there that seem to get so much done in a day. Maybe you know someone like this. They always have a neat and tidy home, bills are paid on time, dinner is made every single day (who does that?!), they … [Read more...]
To make your food and craft items stand out in your photos, you need a good backdrop. IBA Member, Audrey Humaciu of That Recipe and Munofore gives you plenty of ideas for photo back drops that you probably already have in your house. You do not need to spend a fortune to have photo backdrops that make your creations stand out in your blog photos. Before you spend any money, look around your house for some of these items to make your recipes … [Read more...]
You can use affiliate links on Pinterest again! Learn how it works, how to disclose, and how to get started using your affiliate links on Pinterest to grow a blogging income. Sarah from ND Consulting has all the tips for you here! Learn how to use affiliate links on Pinterest to increase your blog and passive income! Back in February 2015, a collective curse word filtered through Pinterest when power users were told, “You may no longer use … [Read more...]
Our International Bloggers' Association graphics expert and IBA Board Member, Orana of Orana Creative, explains what a favicon is, why you need one, and how to set it up. Look up at the tabs on your browser. Yes, do it. Ok. What did you see? Every tab for every site you have open has the Title of the site and….. A little tiny image! That is a favicon. Favicon’s are important, more so than you might … [Read more...]
Guess what? You have about two seconds to make a first impression online. So how do you optimize these precious two seconds so that your ideal reader or customer knows that they are in the right place? Your tagline! Your tagline is incredibly important and can make or break your blog. There are several things that a good tagline should have in order to tell your ideal avatar exactly what you do, how you can serve them, and why they should read … [Read more...]
Having a blogging tribe does more than just give you some friends to talk to. It does more than give you resources to ask when you've got blogging questions. And it can do more than save your sanity! Here's how having a blogging tribe has helped Betsi, of Betsi's World, to soar. Oh, and having a blogging tribe helps immensely! You ought to join us ASAP. How My Blogging Tribe Has Helped Blogging can be solitary. If you have a bad day and need … [Read more...]
A Customized Search Engine can boost your blog in a variety of ways. IBA Board Member Kimberly Starr from Kimberly C. Starr explains what they are, how they can help and how to create your own. As I’ve dived more and deeper into the layers of SEO (search engine optimization), I’ve realized what a rabbit hole it is – and how much fun it can be, too! One of my new favorite parts of it is the custom search engine because it’s a quick, easy, … [Read more...]
Ever had trouble figuring out the sponsored post rates for your blog? Sarah from NDC Consulting has some pointers to help you figure out what to charge for sponsored posts. How to Calculate Sponsored Post Rates When considering how to calculate sponsored post rates, certain major elements should be evaluated. You set your worth as a business owner – be sure you’re not underselling yourself so you can earn the most blog income. Why Should I … [Read more...]
CoSchedule offers many features to help bloggers succeed, but my personal favorite is it's ReQueue Groups feature. CoSchedule's ReQueue makes sure my social media calendar is always filled with perfectly timed posts to increase visibility and interaction and ultimately drive traffic to my blog and increase my income. Have you ever downloaded a productivity tool and been so excited about it for the first few weeks and then slowly forgotten you … [Read more...]