1. Use Pinterest’s free scheduling feature 2. Set up a spreadsheet with links, description, title, and date pinned 3. Five pins per day 4. Pin other people’s pins like a regular user First things first: I don’t recommend using this method until you have 50+ articles, for a couple of reasons. Firstly, Pinterest (and watching … Read more My 100% free Pinterest Strategy (no Tailwind)
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?
If you’ve ever searched for ‘how to increase blog traffic’, you’ll have heard about Pinterest. For a good four years, you couldn’t move in the blogging world without someone selling you a Pinterest course. This is not a Pinterest bashing article. Pinterest can be an incredible way to drive traffic to your blog, but it … Read more Does Pinterest traffic convert?
This may seem like a weird question to more traditional bloggers, but if you’re the kind of person that likes to start a project knowing that there’s an end in sight, you’re in the right place. There’s no right answer here. A blog can have one article, or thousands. The only difference is the potential … Read more How many posts should a blog have?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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
Well, if you’re an impatient idiot like I was, it’ll take you a long time. I started my first blog many years ago, but due to a lot of impatience and stupid ideas and mistakes, I couldn’t seem to build traffic. What’s annoying is that if I’d taken a minute to think about how I … Read more How long does it take to become a writer?