The Friendly Blogger http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com Blog Building Basics For Success Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:03:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.16 The State of The Blogconomic http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/state-blogconomic http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/state-blogconomic#comments Thu, 06 Mar 2014 06:44:07 +0000 http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/?p=2525 More and more people are getting into blogging and more and more people are getting paid for it.

Now is the time to get into blogging because of its benefits. Just looking at all the successful bloggers can tell you that blogging is not only ‘in’ but also very profitable. Via Ignitespot.com… Read the rest »

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6 Blogging Tools That Will Save You Time http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/6-blogging-tools-save-time http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/6-blogging-tools-save-time#comments Fri, 21 Feb 2014 06:28:14 +0000 http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/?p=2513 Blogging is awesome. It can be fun, creative, and even profitable – but it can also be a time drain plagued by disorganization and procrastination. The right tools, however, make all the difference.

There are a million apps that do a million different things to help the blogger on his or her journey. Many of them are gimmicky, and many … Read the rest »

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How Facebook Can Build The Audience For Your Blog http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/facebook-build-audience-blog http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/facebook-build-audience-blog#comments Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:09:52 +0000 http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/?p=2509 Of all of the social networks out there, Facebook is the one that changes the most. The site is regularly altering its overall layout, features, pages, privacy settings, aims…we have come to expect it, as users. What is so great about that fact is the way they always have their fingers on the pulse of the web. They are always … Read the rest »

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9 Tips for Getting Your Blog Posts Shared More Often on Social Media http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/9-tips-blog-posts-shared-social-media http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/9-tips-blog-posts-shared-social-media#comments Tue, 19 Nov 2013 08:03:50 +0000 http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/?p=2501 Once upon a time (you know, five years ago), the goal was just figuring out how to write great content for our blogs. Now the goal isn’t just great content – it’s sharable content. The more people you can get to share your content, the more successful you will feel (and appear to your peers).

So how do you do … Read the rest »

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5 Blogging And Social Media Events To Escape Cold Weather http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/5-blogging-social-media-events-escape-cold-weather http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/5-blogging-social-media-events-escape-cold-weather#comments Wed, 13 Nov 2013 06:14:00 +0000 http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/?p=2497 The cold months are here for many of us, and they are still to come for others. Unlike the conferences held in the warmer months that can happily be conducted outdoors, now it is all about getting out of the rain and snow and enjoying the warmth of an expo hall.

Social media gurus and bloggers have their choice of … Read the rest »

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Professional Writers: Should You Get Paid To Write Fake Reviews? http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/professional-writers-paid-write-fake-reviews http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/professional-writers-paid-write-fake-reviews#comments Mon, 21 Oct 2013 07:22:04 +0000 http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/?p=2489 Professional writers are always asked to generate copy for a variety of different projects. Some are asked to write copy for books, some are asked to write copy for websites, some are asked to write copy for product descriptions—and the list goes on and on.

One of the most recent requests that professional writers are receiving is to write fake … Read the rest »

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Pointers for Setting Up Classroom Blogs for Younger Students http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/pointers-setting-classroom-blogs-younger-students http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/pointers-setting-classroom-blogs-younger-students#comments Thu, 17 Oct 2013 03:52:59 +0000 http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/?p=2486 Ready for a breath of relief?

Every teacher and parent in America has growing concerns about the quality of writing kids are producing. Many argue that text messaging, instant messaging, Facebooking, tweeting, and other forms of “sound bite” communications are impacting kids’ writing. It’s a valid claim, and a lot of younger students are bucking the more developed and sustained … Read the rest »

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Are You Stimulating Your Readers? http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/stimulating-readers http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/stimulating-readers#comments Thu, 03 Oct 2013 07:34:24 +0000 http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/?p=2482 Is the content on your website making your readers come back for more time and time again? Are they tempted to make your site part of their daily browsing routine? Does Google Analytics say otherwise? If so, then cast your eyes over this article as we’ve put together some tips and hints that might inspire you to produce copy that … Read the rest »

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The New Myspace – Does It Live Up To the Hype? http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/myspace-live-hype http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/myspace-live-hype#comments Mon, 30 Sep 2013 02:54:34 +0000 http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/?p=2479

Myspace, the site that once dominated online social media but has since floundered, has changed hands and invested millions into making a comeback. The new Myspace features a slick new design and splashy advertising campaign. Even big name recording artists like Lady Gaga and prominent online business like Instant Checkmate have established a presence on it.

It has since had … Read the rest »

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To Blog Or Not To Blog? That Is The Question http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/blog-blog-question http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/blog-blog-question#comments Fri, 23 Aug 2013 06:13:41 +0000 http://www.thefriendlyblogger.com/?p=2473 That may be the question, but if you want your business to succeed in the digital age the answer should definitely be “Yes”. Although if you’re not sure about blogging, or even what blogging is, starting one can be a little bit daunting.

A blog, short for Weblog, is basically an online diary where you can talk about anything you … Read the rest »

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