As someone who is new to the blogging world, I know that I have SO much to learn. Blogging is hard! There is so much to do and learn. For instance, you need to figure out your niche and write great content about it. Then, you need to figure out how to brand yourself, create great graphics and promote your blog. Also, don’t forget about knowing SEO strategies to increase your page views. Finally, at some point you may want to monetize your site. So, to learn how to be a great blogger I am constantly reading other blogs to improve my own knowledge. Here are 5 blogs that will help you be a successful blogger. These bloggers are great at what they do and offer lots of useful tips.
Self-promotion is probably the most challenging aspect to building a brand and moving your business plan forward. I know it’s the scariest part for me! However, there are strategies to self-promotion that will help you overcome some of your doubts and make you successful in promoting yourself and your business. I have narrowed down these strategies to 7 secrets to self-promotion.
There’s no easy fix to make self-promotion easier. Why is promoting your business so difficult? For me, I don’t think it’s a natural part of my personality. It’s hard for me to confidently talk about what I’m working on. I’m not an extrovert at all so I really need to have strategies in my pocket that I can rely on that will help me purposefully take intentional actions to self-promote a new idea, or blog post or service. For others, negative comments from others or the fear of failing makes self-promotion SO challenging.
When starting your business, big or small, you begin with a vision. You understand what service, information or product you will offer your customers or target audience. However, to realize your vision you must set clear and specific goals. This is particularly important for freelancers and self-entrepreneurs trying to work on their own and achieve independent success. These 8 tips to reach your freelancing goals will help you be successful as a self-employed entrepreneur.
Do you have hopes and dreams for yourself? Do you have specific goals that you wish to achieve in your career, education, finances, or perhaps with your relationships? If you haven’t thought about setting goals in any intentional way, then follow these 4 effective tips to reach your goals.