Let’s make this next year the best year for your business blog yet. Over the next 12 months I’m going to give you 365 blog post ideas, one for every day of the year.
There are more than a million food-related blogs, according to blog directory Technorati. The overwhelming majority of these are amateur food blogs, but some bloggers are professionals that use their blog to make money through affiliate marketing and product sales (especially cookbook sales). Others use their blog to promote a business such as a restaurant or photography business.
Let’s take a look at two successful bloggers who use their posts to support and promote their products and businesses.
101 Cookbooks: THE Food Blog Example to Behold
Thou shall not neglect blogging.
Yesterday I wrote about three small business blogs that rock at blogging. Before I found these blogs to showcase I visited dozens of others that simply stunk. They stunk because they had not been updated in months…or longer. I wondered if the mom and pop shops were still doing business!
If you blog, do it often. Make it a goal to blog every month AT A MINIMUM. Read More »
Business blogging is difficult no matter the industry or the size of the business. But blogging is no doubt more difficult when you don’t have a large budget for it and don’t have a staff to manage it. Despite that challenge, there are many small businesses that blog well.
If your goal is to increase website visitors and find new customers for your business with a blog, here are three small business blogs to mimic. Read More »
You know how I come up with blog post ideas, so I turned the table and asked some of my fellow Blogathon bloggers how they find inspiration. I got some gems. Pure gems.
“Over the past year, I’ve found that I (being a homeschool mom of 8 children) need STRUCTURE for my blogging. I generally blog Monday through Friday so I have a theme [for each] day.”
–Kate Megill of Teaching What Is Good
“Walking around a city or neighborhood helps me think of ideas. In Philadelphia, I stumbled on America’s oldest residential street and, because a biscuit maker used to live there, I turned that into a post.”
–Jennifer Walker of My Morning Chocolate
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