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Month: April 2019

Member News: Turning Dreams Into Reality

You dive head first into an idea, and before you know it you’re so dedicated to it that you are transfixed on “figuring it out” and making a plan to let it develop. From an idea into a dream. From a dream, into a reality.   And right now, the Blog Buddy Program for me has been a Dream. I’ve spent so many hours now making decisions, and forming plans. Thinking about what bloggers needs, and about what we already have to work with. While gathering my resources and practicing my professional skills as a writer, entrepreneur, and lover of small business. I am writing to you today to explain the small shift in focus as we begin to implement some dramatic changes in a driven and motivated way. Essentially we want to create a membership website community for bloggers that allow us all a safe place to make friends, support and encourage each other to improve and continue to blog. With a focus on enabling bloggers to collaborate and network together to create even better and more original content. No one should have to work alone, and although blogging is a personal journey for all of us. It is…

Keyword Research: Why it is important to do your Homework!

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Blog Improvement Series 2

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Blog Improvement Series 2Keyword Research – It sounds like something you might have done for a school project right?! Well although you won’t be graded, the harder you work on it the better your blog and your content will perform. Why is keyword research important to blogs?     In this article, I’ll be answering the three main questions you are probably asking about Keyword Research: * So what is it? * Why bother? * How do you do it? So let’s start at the beginning.     What IS Keyword Research?   In a nutshell, it’s working out all the different variations which someone might type into a search engine in order to find your content. It’s actually a lot easier than it sounds and can take minutes to do. You can then type these keywords into your SEO for your post, page or blog. I also find it useful to do this to come up with ideas for content to make when I am having Writer’s Block!     Why is Keyword Research so important?   When you write a blog post, how do you know people are…