How many posts should a blog have?

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?

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?

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?

Which is the most effective social media platform for driving traffic?

One you need to remember is that you DON’T need a large following on social media to get good traffic. I get around 1000 pageviews per day and I don’t have 1000 followers over all of my social media profiles put together. 95% of my pageviews come from search. If you find leveraging social media … Read more Which is the most effective social media platform for driving traffic?

Why you shouldn’t rely on Pinterest to drive traffic to your blog

I learned most of what I know about blogging in 2019. Unfortunately, I started blogging in about 2012. Unsuccessfully. For a long time. I actually had a moderately successful personal finance blog that I’m kicking myself for deleting. I should have just left it to rank on its own, but I’d decided, for the millionth … Read more Why you shouldn’t rely on Pinterest to drive traffic to your blog