Who doesn’t know that feeling: it’s time to post on your blog, so you sit in front of your computer. Opening a new page in Word and… nothing happens. Your mind and your page are equally blank. Where to take the ideas from? Does mythical Mine of Ideas exist?It does, in the same land where the mythical Mine of Clients lay. In our world, we need to manage and dig out ideas metaphorically only. That’s why I’m presenting you today with 5 ultimate ways of finding ideas for your next blog post.
What do women really (really) want?
To rule over the world?
To rule over men, as one of the Arthurian Legends says?
Now, only a man could write that.
To have unlimited access to tasty but 0% calories chocolate?
Wait, that’s not a bad one, actually.
BUT what we mean at the moment is something simpler and harder at the same time. Any woman entangled in a never ending circle of housework and catering for her kids’ constant needs and demands knows the answer. She just want to tear out from the day some time of peace and quiet, when she can do whatever she wants. Some guilt and anxiety free, relaxing ‘me-time’.
We’re answering this need in our new free eBook. If you want a copy, just leave us your email address in a box below, and we’ll deliver it to you straight away. If you can’t find it, check the spam section, sometimes our emails can hide in there.
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Last week we wrote about visuals in blog posts. Today we’ve got a treat for you. We contacted Alina, a blogger whose beautiful pictures draw attention of a few thousand of Instagram users worldwide. She’s going to share some of her secrets about creating really jaw-dropping visuals.
It’s a very quick one today. We want to share with you some updates on our website.
First of all, no matter you are or are not a WordPress user, you can follow our blog by email. Just scroll below (if you’re using mobile), or look at the side menu (on desktops). Leave us your email address and you will never miss out on our blogging tips, writing tips and natural health care related articles.
Our promise to you is that we’re not going to flood you with any spam – nobody likes spam – just the updates and quality content. Still, our mails might hide in your spam folder, so check there if you can’t see them in your inbox.
We displayed categories list in a clearer way too, to make sure you will easily find exactly what you’re looking for.
Also, we added widget with Google translator – just choose your language from the drop down list. Yes, we know the quality of such translations. But if it’s quiet Sunday afternoon, and you watched all the funny cats of the internet… come on! Have some fun checking how translator is interpreting our content to your native language.
Let us know in the comments what was the most crazy sentence from automatic transtator you came across by 😃
Our trip will soon come to an end. Before it happens, I want to teach you one or two more tricks. Today let’s talk about ornamenting our posts with graphics.
Movies prey on our fear of darkness, uncertainty and supernatural. That’s what still terrifies most of the population. But now imagine the horror movie made solely for writers.
It’s going to be really quick one. The season is rainy and cloudy. Not love but viruses are in the air. What to do when they attack?
The fourth part already – time is flying when on a trip. Today we’re going to set our nets and catch some links. These are essential tools on your blogging adventure.
We might say there are three kinds of links you want to paste in your posts. Three kinds of little fish swimming in the ocean of the internet. Your job is to catch them and use accordingly to your needs.
Links to your posts
You want people to spend as much time as they can on your blog, isn’t it? You also feel the urge to share with the world the amazing content you created. Don’t forget then to weave in your text some links to previous posts on similar subject. This way you encourage your reader to spend more time on your blog.
External links add to the credibility of your text. Also, they provide further information to people interested in the subject. This is appreciated by dedicated readers. Links to articles to other blogs or websites can help in building connections and improving your visibility. Just let the authors know that you recommend their website – maybe they will return the favour.
That’s the way to earn some extra cash on your blog. Basically, it’s a form of partnership, which lets you earn a small commission for every purchase made using your link. There are plenty of affiliate programmes out there, so it can be confusing for a beginner. If you want to consider your options, have a look at this list of top 15 affiliate programmes every blogger can benefit from.
One golden rule is: whenever you place a link on your blog, make sure that your reader will open it in a separate window. To do so, you have to tick the right option when editing link. Because you want the reader to stay on your blog as long as possible, instead of wandering off, isn’t it?
That’s all for today, sailor! If you want a recap of all previous trips, here they are: