Home » Blogging » A Powerful Blog Setup Checklist for Starting A Successful Blog from Scratch I live on checklists. It’s easier to manage your day with checklists, right? The same thing goes with blogging too. If you’ve a blog set up checklist, you can easily find out ways to improve your rankings and sales. Over the years I have created a lot of blogs. Most of them are profitable and some of them didn’t bring me even a penny. During the last 5 years, I have seen so many changes in the blog design, creating content and Google updates. If I analyze the profitable blogs that I built over the years, I noticed that I carefully followed a checklist. If you are setting up a new blog, here’s the most comprehensive checklist you can use to start a successful blog from scratch. Do you really need a checklist for starting a new blog? Well, yes if you want to go in the right direction of creating a successful blog that actually makes money. Before we begin, … [Read more...] about Only Checklist You Need for Starting A Successful Blog from Scratch
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Blogging as a source of residual income and freedom from 9-5 work schedule has been a dream for most of the bloggers out there, but only selected few have made it big. In this post we look at the product offerings of such top money making bloggers. Please do remember there might be other sources of income besides these products. But if it is something unique that they are up to we’ll cover that up as well. There is no particular order in which we will be covering the bloggers but we’ll try to cover as many successful bloggers who have a product and has made it big in the online income arena. 1. Problogger.net Problogger.net was started back in 2002 when Darren Rowse accidentally stumbled across an article on ‘Blogging’. Life has never been the same for him after it. Within 24 hours of reading the article – he started his own blog, where he shared his experiences on blogging, life, pop-culture, spirituality and many other topics. This was just a start. The … [Read more...] about Top Money Making Bloggers And Their Killer Products
Why am I not earning even a penny a day? What mistakes am I making? What the hell am I doing wrong? Like thousand others bloggers, I’m striving for the same answer. Sometimes it’s so frustrating that I feel like quitting. Sometimes I wonder is it really what I want to do. Is it what really I am intended to do? Do I like doing what I do? Meanwhile, I started reading books, watched inspirational success stories, looked for the answers in TEDx talks. I literally started hunting how to get success. After reading some inspirational books or watching an inspirational video, I get inspired like hell. Here is one such video: It seems all easy then. At first I stay full of sparks. Ideas keep exploding in my head. The next day it slows down a bit. Things get a little calm, and I’m like – Okay enough of the videos, let’s do some real work now. I take out the laptop, sit down and look for a topic to write on. After choosing a random topic, I started writing. … [Read more...] about What am I doing wrong: Letter of a Frustrated Blogger to himself
Failure is wonderful. I thank failure because without mistakes I would never be the blogger I am today. I would never have traveled the world or quit my job for good. You might be worried, or anxious, or out and out terrified by failure, or what your blogging future holds. I feel your pain. Honestly. Many of my readers know my background; I struggled horribly to become a successful blogger. My audience? Crickets….and boy were they loud! Every day, crickets and silence. I also had a terrible time trying to build my online businesses through blogging. All in all I stank it up. But I learned. I decided that I was a making blogging mistakes but I was not the blogging mistakes. Big difference between the 2. I learned how to not identify myself with my blogging failures. This took over 4 years to do. I would beat myself up, become depressed and angry, and flat out I would flip out because you, like me, well we are both human beings. We fail. But we are the ones doing the failing. We are not … [Read more...] about 11 Fatal Mistakes Bloggers Make: Things To Avoid
One of the biggest asset of a blog is number of their loyal blog subscribers, a blog without any subscriber is like playing a movie without any one watching. Most of Bloggers relies on search engine or other referral traffic, but a smart blogger relies on those loyal blog subscriber who have subscribed to your blog using various subscription option. Most of us today are busy asking ourselves questions like : What else can I do to increase the traffic to my blog a little more? Blog XYZ.com is doing better should I follow his tips and tactics? Should I entertain my readers with slide shows, videos or music? And the list goes on and on… I know you need to follow your fellow bloggers for new trends in the niche. You also need to learn the magic to find more readers and customers but what are you doing to hold back already existing fans and loyal blog subscribers? It is important to find more readership and build great traffic but it is even more important to meet the expectations … [Read more...] about 5 Deadly Reasons Why You Losing your loyal Blog Subscribers?