How many words is the average blog post?

I wouldn’t worry too much about how long your blog posts are. As long as they cover the topic well, it doesn’t really matter. However, it’s easy for me to say that. I regular churn out 3,000-word articles without even thinking about it, because I’m used to it. I recommend that if you’re new to … Read more How many words is the average blog post?

How writers can build trust on their website

If you’ve been immersed in the world of SEO for a while, you’ll be well aware of Google’s EAT rules. In a nutshell, Google likes to see EAT in websites: expertise, authoritativeness, and trustworthiness. In an ideal world, websites will have all three, but in the beginning, you need to work primarily on getting Google … Read more How writers can build trust on their website

How many page views do you need to make money on a website?

Disclaimer: there is no real answer to this. Plenty of people have 30K pageviews a month and don’t make a penny. Others make £2000 per month with only 10k views. It depends on how much you push your blog. My websites don’t typically make anything in their first year, because I like to follow this … Read more How many page views do you need to make money on a website?

What does it mean when you brand yourself?

There have been a lot of articles written on branding, and it can be a daunting, especially when everyone goes on how about how it can make or break your online presence. But if you’re not that bothered about design or anything like that, branding can not only make your work more recognisable, it can … Read more What does it mean when you brand yourself?

How do you write a good blog post?

I go on and on about writing good quality blog posts that answer search queries and rank on Google, but that doesn’t really help you too much. It’s all very good me preaching excellence, but what makes a good blog post? How can we write articles that are better than all the other? This article … Read more How do you write a good blog post?

What are the best productivity tools for writers?

Productivity is a bit of a buzzword at the moment isn’t it? To be honest, I’m kind of sick of it. Can we not just be honest and say that what we’re really waiting for is for robots to be invented so we can all lounge around all day and eat peeled grapes? This is … Read more What are the best productivity tools for writers?

What should be included in a content calendar?

In my book, content calendars are one of the most important things you can do for yourself to ensure that stick this out for the long haul. No more time spent sitting at a blank page wondering what to write. No running out of ideas. No accidentally forgetting to add a Pinterest image to each … Read more What should be included in a content calendar?

What to do when you can’t get motivated to write

I’m a naturally lazy person. I can do nothing all, and really enjoy it. It’s the reason it’s taken me so long to be able build traffic to websites. All of that writing advice out there doesn’t necessarily help. I don’t want to write everyday. I’m not willing to work 60 hours a week. I … Read more What to do when you can’t get motivated to write

Are sponsored posts worth it?

I personally don’t think it’s worth spending a lot of time going out and seeking sponsored post opportunities. However, if you create great content, build up traffic, and favour particular brands, it wouldn’t hurt to reach out to them and ask about the possibility of a collaboration What are sponsored posts? Sponsored posts are when … Read more Are sponsored posts worth it?