Category: Blog Business

5 Blogging Mistakes Even the Pros Have Made

Even the most seasoned blogger has made mistakes. We can’t get it right all the time, but we can learn from what we’ve done.  Here are 5 common mistakes we’ve made or seen throughout our years of blogging. Resisting Change As we heard from Grace at this year’s keynote, change is scary and the world of…

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What to Take to Blogtacular?

We are all getting excited about Blogtacular this Saturday. For those of you composing long lists of what to take here are our thoughts on what to have in your bag. 1. Your phone – a conference all about blogging and social media really isn’t the same without being able to share it on the…

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Pitching Brands

Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom "Wishes" fireworks show by Anthony Quintano

When we ran a survey about making money from your blog over 90% of bloggers wanted to work with brands. On the flip side, most bloggers also reported that the majority of the brand approaches they received weren’t appropriate for their blog. So how do you bridge that gap? The answer is to reverse the…

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Thomson Perfect Pitch Webinar

Morning in Dobrota, Montenegro by Trish Hartmann

Are you planning to pitch your holiday ideas to Thomson? At Blogtacular this June Thomson are in search of bloggers to send on holiday. Tempted? Let’s talk about the pitch – every blogger at Blogtacular 2015 is invited to pitch a holiday in the Thomson jet. You’ll have two minutes to get your idea across…

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5 Tips for Starting an Editorial Calendar

From big-time bloggers to industry experts, maintaining an editorial calendar is noted as one of the key elements of running a successful blog and avoiding burnout. I have to admit that I have always struggled with the idea. I would start, download the latest app/printable and plan for a couple of weeks and then get…

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