Category: Blogging

About Writing, Blogging, Business of Freelance

The Beginning of Blogging

Blogging and online writing both look like massive elephants on the supper table. The tasks seem so big that you have no idea where to start. I had a conversation with a great friend who faces this task and she told me I needed to write some Beginner Basics for those that literally have just …

Blogging, Business of Freelance

The Curse of the Unsubscribe

Putting the newsletter together took time and effort. It was important to provide some new information and to encourage readers to visit the website to read old posts as well. I even had an editor take a look at the content just to be sure no errors got through. The mail marked the largest number …

About Writing, Blogging

Getting Past the Numbers Game

A successful blog must have a high number of visitors each day. A successful blog must have consistent, quality content. A successful blog must have a strong design that keeps the visitors around and brings them back. And a successful freelance writer MUST have a successful blog. My journey as a writer began long before …

Blogging, Networking, Tips

Benefits of Guest Blogging

Guest posting on websites in your niche or a related niche can help you build your own website. Most websites desire to build the number of unique visitors that come to the site while maintaining the existing visitors. Writing sound content keeps visitors around but it may not be enough to draw them to the …

About Writing, Blogging, Business of Freelance, Tips

Writing Inspiration – More Ways to Find Great Ideas

The more places you can uncover a little writing inspiration then the happier you will keep your muse. A happy muse will keep the articles flowing no matter what else may be going on around you. Finding Writing Ideas with Lists Write about all of the places that you have lived in your lifetime. The …

Blogging, Business of Freelance, Tips

Getting Blog Traffic

It seems that for every one step I take forward, I’m sliding back about five. My origional website – www.kathrynlang.com – was starting to build up some regular traffic. The problem was it was not very focused and so it covered budgets, freelance writing, blogging, family, religion, and more. I decided to narrow the topic …