Blog Metrics to Measure to grow influence

5 Metrics to Measure to Grow Your Blog’s Influence

When launching a blog, drawing eyes to your new channel is a top priority. A large audience can open up numerous doors for bloggers – be it the joy of engaging with people who have similar interests, advertising revenue, brand sponsorships, or potential customers for a product or service. However, as site analytics continue to…

Media Insider: Virtual Reality Ethics, Journalism Sessions at SXSW and the Latest Media Moves

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. An Ethical Reality Check for Virtual Reality Journalism (Medium) “Virtual reality journalism is with us to stay, and will become even more realistic and immersive as technology improves,” the author begins. This article outlines a few ethical procedures journalists should take into…

11 Tips for Building a Loyal Blog Audience

One of the biggest mistakes new bloggers make is assuming readers will automatically revisit their blog. Little do they know, building a loyal blog audience takes effort – as much hard work as creating content for the blog (or even more). Here are a few tips I’ve gathered on how to build a loyal blog audience: …

Spring Into New Blog Post Ideas

Spring is in full bloom, the perfect time to revamp your blog with fun, new and creative ideas. Below is a list of 10 different types of blog posts you ought to try out: 1. Interview someone. Find an expert/influencer within your niche. I’ve mentioned this once before in my “Fighting Blogger’s Block” post. Interviewing experts benefits you…

7 Tips for Fighting Blogger’s Block

Got blogger’s block? Relax. It’s quite common. Months of consistent blogging really can burn you out. Some days, you’ll be swimming in a sea full of ideas, and other days you’ll ask yourself, “Now what do I write about?” Caught in a similar predicament? Well, here are seven ways to help alleviate blogger’s block: 1) See Your Thoughts…

Blogging Isn’t Dead & Here’s Why

“Blogging is dead!” I recently opened Facebook messenger to see a note from a friend and fellow blogger asking for my opinion on that statement. A marketer had declared this to her and knowing I write a lot on blogging, she was curious what I thought. While I don’t agree with the statement one bit, I love doomsday predictions like this.…