When you are looking for blogging tips or you Google for ‘How to Blog’ as a newbie, you will get hundreds of results listing down number of ways to start blogging and develop your skills. Some of these blogging tips are so common that you would start naming them even in your sleep in few days. However, in this post I want to bring some basic yet crucial tips on blogging which will really work for you. I have been a blogger for years now, still there are days when I feel like a newbie since there is lot to learn and new things come up daily on the web. At times, I even realise that there are certain things I should have done when I started blogging or some may be the ones I require to do now. STANDARD BLOGGING TIPS Dare Not Become a Copycat Copycatting is a big turn off for not only search engines but readers too. I understand that there may be someone you get your inspiration from, but this surely does not mean that you will not have your own unique ideas to offer for … [Read more...] about Must Know Blogging Tips for New Bloggers
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Marketing is one of those things in life that can be a mystery if you don’t dive deep. Even the self-portrayed marketing gurus do not know an ounce of marketing. People think marketing is about putting in money somewhere and seeing people come to your website or application in droves. If this was true then everybody would be successful. I would actually like you to do an experiment on Facebook marketing and see how that works for you. By the time you get the hang of it, it will take a lot of time. It’s a guarantee. Why is marketing hard? Let’s rephrase that. Why is marketing challenging? Marketing is challenging because it’s constantly changing. That’s the truth. Platforms of marketing change, the rules are changed by companies who see a better profitability in that change. Things are always changing & If you stop marketing for 3 to 4 months, things would have changed. Here is an example from Brian Balfour’s (VP of Growth at Hubspot) … [Read more...] about 10 Of The Best Podcasts For Mastering Marketing
Although I am a newbie blogger as well who is yet to make any money, I read and follow the top bloggers in the industry. In this post, I would like to highlight the top mistakes that newbie bloggers make. 1. Not Building An Email List “The money is in the list.” If you haven’t heard that line before, you have not blogged long enough. Whatever your blogging goals are, building your email list should be your top priority. If you are blogging to make money, you would soon notice that your blogging income will be directly proportional to the number of email subscribers. Making an growing, an email will ensure that you have a steady stream of visitors as soon as a publish a new post. You could also segment your visitors and send them targeted emails or drip campaigns. This way you would successfully make sales if you created your own products. Having a growing subscriber base will also Google Proof your website. You can still get a good number of visitors on your blog if … [Read more...] about Mistakes Bloggers Make That Costs Money & How To Fix Them?
Last week, we did interview with Harsh Agrawal, one of most popular and inspiring blogger from India. In today's interview series, we have one more inspiring and young problogger from India. Let me introduce you to S. Pradeep Kumar. He is the founder of Slashsquare network. Pradeep Kumar is very popular in blogging community for his famous blog HellBoundBloggers.com (HBB). HBB is part of Slashshare network along with some other blogs that Pradeep owns. If you are new to blogging or want to do well with your blog, you must read Pradeep's interview, one of most promising blogger from India. Lets start the interview with Pradeep. Pradeep: Hi all! This is Pradeep Kumar, founder of Slashsquare network. I'm an Engineering Graduate, Proud Indian and Atheist. I have been blogging on HellBound Bloggers (HBB), MoviesDrop, HostLater and also on my personal blog. These are under Slashsquare network. Slashsquare is also a Web Consulting Media. I'm a fun loving guy, loves to hangout and bunks … [Read more...] about Interview with Inspiring Blogger Pradeep Kumar: Founder Slashsquare
In today’s interview series, We have Harsh Agrawal, a ProBlogger and Entrepreneur from India. Harsh is the guy behind famous blog ShoutMeLoud.com. On ShoutMeLoud.com, Harsh covers topics related to blogging, seo, making money, web hosting, affiliate marketing and social media marketing. Apart from ShoutMeLoud, Harsh owns some niche specific blogs. I would also suggest checking his personal blog at DenHarsh.com. Harsh has been able to earn thousands of dollars every month from his online blogs. Harsh has given good amount of time in answering my interview questions. This interview is 3000 words plus long. So I would suggest you have a cup of coffee with you while going through the interview. I’m really thankful to Harsh for accepting my interview request and for his time in answering my interview questions. Without any delay, lets start the conversation I had with Harsh Agrawal. Harsh: Hey Anil, Thanks for having me on your prestigious blog and here is a little intro for … [Read more...] about Interview With Inspirational Indian Blogger