Content Creation: 6 Unexpected Benefits From 20 Years Of Blogging

Many writers do a little content creation. Bloggers do a lot, especially if they’re blogging for companies, or if they’re focused on building a thriving business from their blogs. Recently I mentored a group of stressed content creators and bloggers. You might think that content creation is easy. How stressful can it be? The answer: it can be extremely stressful, … Read more

Business Blog: Do You Need A Personal Blog Too?

Last week, a blogger asked: should you develop your personal blog as well as your business blog? He enjoys blogging about his hobby on his personal blog. Basically, this is the old question: one blog or many? When you have more than one blog, maintaining them takes energy and commitment. Several of my writing students worry about this. Initially, you’re … Read more

Blog Content: 4 Tips To Generate Income Via Sponsored Posts

Recently a student baulked when I suggested he write more blog content for his own blog. “I can’t afford it,” he protested. “My blog’s just a hobby. I need to make money.” A month later, he got in touch. “I don’t believe it! A client offered to sponsor a post on my blog. How much should I charge?” Many bloggers … Read more

Get Paid To Write Blogs: Turn Your Hobby Into A Career

Could you get paid to write blogs? Many bloggers begin as hobbyists, then wonder whether they can turn their hobby into a business. Ashley (not her real name) was furloughed and wanted to develop a side hustle. She enjoys blogging and social media, but attempts to monetize her blog failed. When I reviewed Ashley’s blog, I realized she had several … Read more