Blogging is a great medium where you can share your thoughts, opinions and ideas with a group of people and profit. For those who haven’t seen much success in their blogging business, I want to show you how to fly high and become the next blogger that others reckon with. What you should know is that blogging is similar to running an offline business. Every activity like customer service, product delivery, planning, networking, research are all present in both online and offline businesses. The difference is the medium of delivery. Let’s take the guess-work out and dive into the 10 extra tips. Please note: these are no rigid rules but they are proven to work for you. 10 Blogging business tips for every Blogger: 1. Stick-Ability This is your ability to pursue your blogging business objectives without relenting. Often, the success you strongly wish for will not appear overnight. You need to stay at it. Keep doing what is right and before long, a total chain of command would … [Read more...] about 10 Extra Tips To Grow Your Blogging Business
Few years back, no one would have imagined that blogging will become a major way for anyone to make money. In last 2 years, we have witnessed an incredible increase in the number of bloggers. Specially school and college students are the majority of adopters. . There are many college students (most of them from engineering college) who spend day and night to fulfil their blogging dreams. Unfortunately, most students are missing their classes ,and spending their precious time in researching and writing articles. This habit ultimately effects their overall academic performance. Here are few tips for them to maintain a balance between College and blogging: Read: Why Engineering students should blog Blogging and college: How to find balance If there is one thing which I regret about my blogging career, that would be: I didn’t started blogging in college time. College time is the best time to start a blog of your own, as in this period you will be getting maximum leisure … [Read more...] about 9 Important Blogging Tips For College Students
I’m sure all of us here who are using WordPress are aware of Premium and free WordPress themes and their advantages and disadvantages. And also, many of you are aware that you can easily find any Premium WordPress theme on torrent or warez site. Many bloggers, don’t even realize that these hacked WordPress themes are slowly effecting your blog, as many of them contains encrypted links, code. In this post we will look into some potential drawback of using hacked WordPress themes on your blog. When we start blogging we have dreams to earn a lot of money from our blog. And it is possible if we blog with hard work and follow a full proof strategy.We have to do following expenses in blogging. A well performing computer system A broadband internet connection Webhosting and Domain expenses Blog theme and its customization costs SEO optimization cost If you are an expert then you can bypass theme customization and SEO etc. But most of the people do not have proper knowledge of … [Read more...] about How Hacked WordPress Themes Harms your Blog?
The impetus given to Blog marketing is disastrous among many of the bloggers around. Blog marketing is no rocket science and could be achieved with ease, provided you work with the right set of tools. Blog marketing is nothing different to content marketing, as content is the king and the focal point of any blog out there on the web. Content marketing in turn facilitates your blog to get into the eyes of thousands of people around and your target is achieved! I may have now made it may sound pretty simple, when in the real case, you need to input dedication, time and some money (depending on the level you are aiming to achieve) on your end. Also read: (Open in new tabs) Why do you need Blog Marketing Tools? You have a point in the argument if you ask why do I need to market my content, if I churn out chunks of high quality and Shakespeare-ique content on a regular basis? The ‘Build it, They will come’ approach doesn’t quite work pretty in real life, trust me. You … [Read more...] about The 10 Blog Marketing Tools That You’ll Ever Need
Here I’m highlighting some tips which you should work on before starting a business online. In particular, for bloggers, these tips will really help create a blog which will not be just another blog. Some of you may be surprised to learn that blogging is a business, and you can apply all of the business “tricks” to your blog. Now, I’m not saying you need to join a top MBA institute to learn the basics of business, but if you apply some discipline to your blogging, it can very easily turn a profit in a short amount of time. Before I start sharing these tips, depending on your business model, you should decide if you wish to create a branded blog like ShoutMeLoud, or if you wish to create a quick, money-making blog. Identifying this will help you a lot when you get into the saturation period. Planning is very important for any business. If you are blogging day and night without any substantial planning, then don’t expect anything big to come from your work. … [Read more...] about Checklist For Starting An Online Website For Business
Blogging is not only a medium to showcase your voice, it’s also a viable career option. Many youngsters are jumping into the blogging world to earn part-time passive income. Some (like me) are even earning a full-time professional living. But starting a professional blog requires lots of things, and if you are planning to make blogging your career, you (at least) need to have a blog business plan and a professional appearance. How can I start a professional blog? Here’s his full question: I am blogging on a free WordPress.com blog now, and I want to get a blog for professional blogging. Should I move from WordPress.com to a “professional” platform? I want to know how much it will cost to create a new blogging website & how much I should be paying per month. And what about hosting? Where do I start, and what do I do? Starting A Professional Blog I’m sure Anil is not the only one facing this problem, and many of you probably want to jump from a … [Read more...] about How To Start A Classy, Professional Blog: Your Questions Answered.
Have you developed a business plan for your blog? Does your blog need a business plan? Of what relevance is a business plan to a blogger? If these are the questions running through your mind, please read on as I will provide the answer in details. If a survey were to be carried out with respect to the topic above, it will be observed that over 85% of blogs are being run without business plans and I can also bet that as at the point of you reading this article, you don’t have one. It is well known that one prerequisite to successfully starting and building a business is a business plan. Now if a business plan is an ingredient to business success, why can’t it also be utilized for a blog? Writing a business plan for your blog is definitely not mandatory but if you intend to treat your blog as a business, then I will advice you put down a business plan for your blog. a) Your plan will help you maintain focus The first and probably the most important thing a business plan can … [Read more...] about How to Write a Simple Blog Business Plan in Nine Easy Steps
Blogging is a business, and every business needs an effective plan. Whatever is the nature of the business, that doesn’t matter but there should be a plan. Business Plan describes the current status of an existing business and provides guidance for future forecasting. Thinking about the past will not make your blogging business successful. If you want to establish your business then you must think about the future. As said by a well know author “You can never plan the future by the past”, so keep in mind this popular quote and start an effective business plan for your blog. Effective Business Plan for Bloggers 1. Mission The first thing you should ask from yourself is that what is your mission. What exactly do you want to achieve, and what are the available resources that can help you in achieving your goal. As a blogger your goal is ‘Profit OR Earnings” and for that, you must first think about your vision. You should know about your readers, their nature … [Read more...] about 5 Simple Steps for An Effective Business Plan For Your Blog
My name is Eric and I’m an editor. I’ve been a freelancer for many years working with various companies, marketplaces, students, professionals, journalists, entrepreneurs, copywriters, travel portals, bloggers, musicians, and all other facets of writers. If you’ve submitted a post here at ShoutMeLoud, you may have had an encounter with me. Some of those encounters may have been favorable, and others, well, maybe not so much. First, let me start off by answering this question: Editors are essentially grammar nerds. We seek to make sure that everything the writer is saying is said in the most attractive way possible. But not everyone has a favorable opinion of editors. Here’s why: They nit-pick. They change words and phrases that you think didn’t need to be changed. They’re often at odds with your artistic vision. But there’s one thing you need to remember: Editors are writers, too. I am a writer. Honestly, I’m much more of a writer … [Read more...] about I Will Show You How to Make Your Blog Professional in 15 minutes
On the 1st of December 2014, ShoutMeLoud had its 6th anniversary and I wanted to write my blogging journey which could help others to take up blogging as a serious career. This is going to be lengthy and bit boring, as it’s about me and my blogging journey so far. So if you are passionate about blogging then only read it, otherwise check out the other categories of ShoutMeLoud. This post is all about how I started my first blog and later on how I created a network of blogs, after one successful blog. Read: After 2191 days of blogging, all I can say – Blogging is incredible (6th Anniversary post) A Little About Me: I have already written a lot about me on the “about” page. For new readers, I’m Harsh Agrawal, Founder of ShoutMeLoud. By education I’m a software engineer and by profession I’m a blogger. This story will tell you about important time period of my blogging journey. Getting back to my education background, I completed my engineering in … [Read more...] about My Blogging Journey So Far