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A One Year Experiment in Blogging: Lessons in Social Media

rachel derpy

In the first part of A One Year Experiment in Blogging, I shared lessons I learned about producing content. In the second part, I shared lessons in making blogs readable and marketable. In the third part, I shared lessons in bringing in visitors from search engines. Today, I’ll tell you about social media. While bringing in visitors via search engines …

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A One Year Experiment in Blogging: Lessons in SEO

haha business

So far in A One Year Experiment in Blogging, I shared the lessons I learned about content and presentation. Today, it’s time to talk about SEO. In my first few years of blogging, I monitored my traffic — as one should — and determined that most of my visitors come from search engines. I never really seriously considered optimizing my …

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A One Year Experiment in Blogging: Lessons in Presentation

godaddy

In the first part of A One Year Experiment in Blogging, I told you about the cliche “Content is King” and how I came to realize that it does indeed have merit. But no matter how awesome your content is, if you don’t make it readable and marketable, it might as well be worthless. For the second part of this …

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A One Year Experiment in Blogging: Lessons in Content

gorilla

I’ve been blogging since 2005. In the first 4 or so years, I’ve just been writing stuff to amuse myself and to document my life for some reason. I never really considered putting a lot of effort in it. I didn’t even consider making serious money out of it. Blogging was simply something I love doing and nothing more — …