Category Archives: Be a Better Blogger

11 Sites Bloggers Can Get Amazing Creative Commons Images… for Free

As a freelance writer online, it’s not enough to research, plan and write amazing blog posts for your clients (or your own blog readers). You’re also expected to search for quality, royalty-free images to go with your posts. If finding the perfect images (you can legally use) has become the bane of your freelance writing life, here…

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The 9-Point Checklist for Writing a Winning Blog Post

I get up early. I’ll write many blog posts today but this one is special – worth getting up early for. (I’m a night owl.) The clocks have gone back and it’s light outside. I drag myself to the kettle, stare at it gormlessly while it boils and fix myself some coffee. I’ve been starting…

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The Best WordPress Plugins for Blogging Freelance Writers

As a blogging freelance writer, have you ever thought to yourself, “I wonder which WordPress plugins other bloggers are using?” Whether you want plugins to save you time or money – or just to make your site look cooler than it actually is – here are some of the best WordPress plugins for you to…

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How to Attract Quality Traffic and Skyrocket Your Blog

One of the most talked about topics in the blogosphere is how to get traffic to your blog. This makes sense – everybody wants traffic, right? It’s how you attract clients and perhaps make passive income. However there’s more to building traffic than the sheer volume of people visiting your blog. As a blogger you…

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How to Start a WordPress Blog: A Guide for Professional Idiots

OK, so maybe How to Start a WordPress Blog: A Guide for Professional Idiots is a bit harsh. But what I’ve omitted from the title (for blatant dramatic effect) are the words ‘Like Me’ after it. Because when I had no idea how to start a WordPress blog for my writer’s website, I searched for…

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