Totally Blogging – A Totally Free Online Blogging Course

Totally Blogging - Free online blogging course

A Totally Free Online Blogging Course Blogging can be quite a tricky game to understand when you are just starting out and it’s because of this that we have created an entire 40+ section online course for you to learn everything from setting up your social media and promoting your posts to getting the most out of affiliate marketing. Everything on here is provided 100% FREE of charge! You don’t need to pay anything to access the modules nor do you have to ‘hand over your email address’ as a…

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How to earn money from your blog with Skimlinks

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Skimlinks is without a doubt one of the easiest ways that you can earn money on your blog. All it requires you to do once you’ve set up your account is install a WordPress plugin and it will then start turning relevant words on your site into clickable links. So, for example, the word ‘Argos’ or ‘TopCashBack‘ on your blog post would automatically be turned into a link to that merchant so if the reader clicks on it and buys anything you will earn a %! No coding, just an easy…

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How to earn money from your blog with Monetise

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Monetise is a UK based affiliate network that any blogger is free to join. Much like any other affiliate networks, it’s just a case of signing up to them and then choose with of their products of services you wish to promote and as your readers click on the links or banners you will earn money each time. Due to the fact they are based in the UK I do feel they have a bit more of a ‘personal’ touch which I will get onto later but for now, let’s show…

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How to earn money from your blog with media.net contextual ads

media.net contextual ads

Media.net is quite unique amongst the other ad network providers in that it gives what is called  ‘contextual ads’ to your blog. What that means is that the ad system looks at the content on the page (not the entire site!) and create the ad based on that. It’s because of this that Media.net is one of the highest paying ad networks out there with people earning 3 figures numbers per day when they use them on their site. Signing up to Media.net is simply a case of heading over to their site and putting in some details…

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How to earn money from your blog with Awin

Earn Money With Awin

AWIN is an affiliate marketing website which many people who run personal blogs use that can provide you with some very lucrative text links/banners to use in your content to earn you some serious money! How to earn money with Awin Much like other affiliate networks once you’ve signed up you are free to apply for any of their programmes (of which there are over 1000+) and they have a LOT of well known high street brands so are a fantastic network to join up to. With that all said, let’s…

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How to find and apply for Sponsored Blog Post opportunities.

find paid sponsored blog posts

Whether you want to blog to create a full-time income or just earn yourself a little extra money sponsored posts is an area you should explore. Sponsored posts are when companies pay you to include links to them within your post. This could be for advertisement purposes, to tell your readers about a specific product or website, or it could be to help companies boost their Google ranking and appear higher in search rankings. Sponsored posts can pay vast sums of money, and many bloggers make a full-time income just from sponsored posts…

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How to earn money from your blog

How to earn money from your blog

Now that you have created your blog, found your blog niche and know how to use WordPress the important work can really begin. Having your own blog should be about writing about something that you are passionate about, or have knowledge on, however, this doesn’t mean that you can’t monetise your blog as well! How to earn money from your blog Promotion of your blog Social media is really the kit when it comes to promotion of your blog. There are millions of people using social media everyday. The biggest channels, at…

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How to make a GREAT blog post title

How to make a great blog post title

How to make a GREAT blog post title As a blogger one of the most down-heartening things can be when you write an amazing post full of unique content but it just doesn’t get the clicks or views you thought it would be. You know the content is good but people just aren’t feeling driven to click through and read it! It’s enough to drive you mad at times! You’ve spent ages creating your blog from scratch and you just want to see some traction with your awesome content! NOTHING on a…

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Blog Name Ideas – Don’t fall into the same trap as everyone else!

blog name ideas

Blog Name Ideas – Don’t fall into the same trap as everyone else! So, you’ve decided that you want to start a blog, that’s brilliant. You have all your ideas, your niche (if you decide to go for one). You have a plan for getting your name out there through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram BUT you’re struggling for a name. Believe it or not, thinking of a name for your blog is one of the hardest steps to take. This will be your brand and your brand needs to tell people who you are, what you…

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Why Trust is so important as a blogger

trust is so important as a blogger

Why Trust is so important as a blogger So you have this amazing idea for a blog post, you know that if people read it then it will really help them and if they click on the links included you’re sure to make a little something for yourself BUT you have a big issue – actually getting the eyes and clicks through on your blog. Trust is such a huge thing for bloggers in terms of getting those eyes to their blogs, getting them to return and if you wish…

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How to keep your focus when Blogging

keep your focus when blogging

How to keep your focus when Blogging Keeping your focus on something as long-term as blogging can be a real challenge at times. If you aren’t seeing results either in audience numbers of income after 6 months it can really feel like you are wasting your time.  It’s because of this that it’s really important to stay at focused as you can and to look at the long game you are trying to play and hopefully these tips will help you do that. Why do you want to blog? Is it for…

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Why you will probably quit blogging

quit blogging

Blogging is a great way to make money, that is a simple fact. There are many, many bloggers out there earning more than they would in a full-time job but there are many more who start a blog and it ends up going nowhere. Most blogs will barely make it past a year with six months being the sweet spot for a blog being discarded. Why do so many new bloggers give up on something that could see them increasing their earnings by a very healthy amount? What is it…

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Use Webfluential to create a free dynamic media kit for your blog

Free Media kit Webfluental

Sometimes being a blogger can have a lot of extra work behind the scenes that you’d expect – it isn’t quite as simple as publishing content and watching the readers come rolling in. Knowing how and where to promote yourself is a vital part of getting your work read. If you’re also trying to reach out to brands knowing what they are looking for can be quite a challenge. This is where Webfluential can really help. Webfluential is a free site that works with a number of companies and brands to help bring them…

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Newsletter Provider Review: SendInBlue

SendInBlue Newsletter

Once you have had your blog up and running for a while you may wish to have a way you can keep in contact with your readers in another way than just putting up a blog post. There are plenty of plugins available for WordPress that you can use to collect your reader’s email addresses and then your newsletter can be used for everything from informing readers of up and coming promotions you might be running to asking them to fill in a survey about your site so you can see what…

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Newsletter Provider Review: MailChimp

mailchimp newsletter

MailChimp provides you with marketing automation by allowing you to create, customise and send emails to your mailing list. Helping you to advertise and build your brand, drive traffic to your site and increase sales. Getting Started It’s quick and easy to get started with MailChimp and with a variety of price plans, you can potentially use MailChimp for completely free. New Business This price plan is completely free and will remain free forever as long as you have less than 2,000 subscribers on your mailing list and send less than…

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How to fix a hacked WordPress blog

how to fix a hacked wordpress blog

Discovering your site has been hacked is one of the worse things I’ve ever had to endure in terms of running this site. There’s been a real spate of WordPress blogs being hacked and it’s easy to get your head in an ‘I won’t happen to me’ state of mind.  For me, it was a case that malicious code was inserted into my WordPress blog database which resulted in users of the site getting endless redirects and popups all telling them they had won an iPad! Once you know something…

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How to install an SSL Certificate on your blog

How to install an SSL Certificate on your blog

Once your blog is up and running it’s very important that it is set up to work as HTTPS instead of HTTP. The reason for this being that Google will actually give you a ranking BOOST for having an SSL Certificate installed. Another reason to do it is that every modern web browser sees non-https sites as somewhat of a security risk and will show what you see below. So the only way to avoid all this it to make sure your site prefix is HTTPS and not HTTP and to get that certificate installed!…

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Free Blog Hosting or Paid Blog Hosting

free blog hosting or paid blog hosting

When it comes to starting up a website it can be difficult to know where to begin. You may already have the main idea of your website formed in your mind but are unsure where to begin. With such a vast amount of information available it can feel difficult to find the right domain and hosting options for your website. There are a number of free website builders available but they often have limitations that you may not be aware of initially. It can be disheartening to create your website and build up your readers or purchasers only…

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How to get your Blog noticed more!

how to get your blog noticed more

Blogging is a crowded market. It doesn’t matter what your niche is these days be it fashion or the ever chocked Mummy blogger sector there are a LOT of people all swimming in that same pool as you and it’s harder than ever to make your blog stand out and get the views that you want your content to get or think it deserves. So instead of struggling to get your head above the water here are 5 sure fire ways of making sure your BLOG GETS NOTICED!!! Blog Layout Nothing…

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How to get your blog posts to rank better in Google

blog posts rank better in google

Today I am going to explain how to get your posts ranked in Google using a very simple technique that works – no dodgy backlinks, cheap tricks or anything that will compromise the quality of your content – just a simple and easy-to-implement method that works! So, you have chosen your niche, set-up your site, sent your sitemap to Google Webmaster Tools, and are ready to start writing posts that will hopefully make you some money. Now what? Well, before I make some suggestions about how to proceed, I need to explain…

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