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?
Ah, Adsense. So may bloggers are excited to get accepted to Adsense and FINALLY make some money. This article isn’t bashing Adsense. They pay out, and you will probably need to be accepted by them because other ad networks require that you have an Adsense account in good standing (whatever that means) in order to … Read more Is AdSense 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?
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?
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
YES YOU CAN. Don’t believe all those people that say you need to spend 20% of your time writing your articles and 80% of your time promoting them. I am a writer. This whole website is for writers. We want to write. Not promote. Thousands of people and companies have had a lot of success … Read more Can you blog without social media?
I only started using Reddit last year, and it’s probably been one of the most useful social media platforms I’ve found. You see, Reddit isn’t about building a following or creating a brand. You don’t need to curate an idealised version of yourself – the whole point is that it’s anonymous. If you get caught … Read more Is reddit good for blogging?
If you’ve read my post on whether you can use Facebook to get blog traffic, then you probably know that I’m not the biggest fan of Facebook. I have one page for one of of my websites and i do nothing with it. I do, however, use Instagram. I have a personal Instagram (which I … Read more Is Instagram good for blogging?