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How Often Should You Post On Your Blog?

How often should you post on your blog? Do you ask yourself this question as you’re trying to plan blog content? Read this for some practical advice!

how often you should post on your blog

A reader recently wrote in and asked: “I have just started a new blog and I was wondering how often I should be posting?”

First of all, while this isn’t a bad question, I do believe it’s the wrong question.

The question you really should be asking yourself is, “What can I realistically commit to?”

Here are three questions to ask yourself that will help you determine how often you should post on your blog:

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How to Start a Blog When You Don’t Have Much Time

Trying to start a blog, but don’t have much extra time on your hands? Read this post for some practical tips and encouragement!

how to start a blog with limited time

I recently received this question from a reader: “How do you find time to start and build your blog when you have a family and/or work full time?”

This is a common question I receive and a really good one to ask! If you want to start a blog, you have to find a way to make it fit into your life.

Here are my top 3 suggestions on how to start and build a blog when you don’t have much time:

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5 Ways to Grow Your Blog Audience with Instagram Stories

Interested in using Instagram to grow your following? Check out these 5 simple ways you can grow your blog audience with Instagram Stories!

grow audience with Instagram Stories

Guest post by Candace of MercyIsNew.com

Can I make a confession? Even though I’ve been blogging for over 13 years, I’m still a total introvert who was SO scared to show my face on video until just a couple years ago!

I’ve followed Crystal for years, and when I saw how successful Instagram Stories was for her, it gave me the confidence to step out and try something new!

And I am SO glad I did, because now I use it nearly every single day to grow my blog audience and truly connect with my readers in an authentic way!

Who would have thought I’d learn to LOVE showing my face on video?!

I’ve been using Instagram Stories for nearly two years now, and the single most important benefit I’ve gained from it is community and relationships.

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4 Easy Ways to Increase Pageviews When You’re Short On Time

Looking for simple ways to increase pageviews on your blog? Don’t miss these great tips!

Increase Pageviews on your blog

Guest post by Brittany of Our Home Made Easy

As a working mom with two little ones, I’ve learned that it may take me a little longer than most other bloggers to grow my site.

But that’s not necessarily a bad thing! And over the years I’ve learned to be extremely careful about choosing to focus on tasks that help me grow my email list and blogging income, not necessarily social media influence.

I know that I can’t do it all, but there are a few things that are helping me grow even when I feel like I’m running out of time to blog each week.

Now that I’ve been blogging for almost four years, I’ve learned there are dozens of ways to increase pageviews on your site. And while algorithms and the blogosphere are constantly changing, I have found a few really specific strategies to be effective for me this year.

Each of these techniques is different, but they all work well when used together!

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How To Check For Broken Links in WordPress

Are you trying to improve your SEO but you’re worried you have a lot of pages giving 404 errors on your site? Read this to learn the best way to check for broken links!

How to check for broken links

Guest post by Micah Klug of HomeFaithFamily.com.

A study recently conducted found that there are now over 500 million blogs across the world, and this number is increasing every year.

This number both excites and worries me.

I’m excited that there’s a variety of opinions, ideas, and opportunities for people to help each other while finding fulfillment in expressing their thoughts and sharing their expertise.

After all, you’re here because you have a blog and want to learn how to grow your business!

But it also worries me, because with that many blogs on the Internet, I know that many of them probably have inactive pages and broken links.

It’s really easy to have broken links on your site and not even know it. And the longer your site has been around, the more likely it is that you have broken links.

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10 Pinterest Strategies You Should Be Using

Wondering how to use Pinterest for your blog or business effectively? Check out these 10 Pinterest strategies that are really effective right now!

Pinterest strategies for bloggers

Guest post from Maura of HappyDealHappyDay.com

I’ve heard from many other bloggers that Pinterest is their number one referral for traffic, and it’s true for me as well. 

But just like any platform that gives you traffic outside of your blog itself, there are things about Pinterest that you cannot control. Pinterest is always changing and testing new things, which results in ebbs and flows in your traffic.

Things may be great for months, and then traffic suddenly increases or decreases and you don’t always know exactly why.  While we can’t control the constantly fluctuating algorithms, there are some best practices that I believe will help you stay ahead of the game on Pinterest! 

Even though many still call Pinterest a social media platform, it really isn’t.  Pinterest is actually a visual search engine, and so to be successful in the long term on Pinterest, you have to start treating it as such.

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Black Friday Deals for Bloggers 2019

It’s Black Friday weekend and that means that there are some amazing deals on some fantastic products for bloggers. We’ve rounded up some of our very favorites below on products that we love and highly recommend.

(Note: These are affiliate links — if you click through and make a purchase, we’ll earn a commission, at no additional cost to you!)

WP Engine – For a limited time, get 5 months free on an annual Startup, Growth, or Scale plan. Use discount code “CYBERWKND30” at checkout. Plus get 60-days completely risk free.

Bluehost — I recommend using Bluehost if you are new to blogging and/or just need a robust site with great customer service. I used Bluehost for a few years when I was first blogging. I no longer use it now that my sites have a lot of traffic and we need more personalized and customized service. But Bluehost is a great fit for small to medium-sized sites.

For Black Friday weekend, they are offering an introductory offer where you can get their hosting services for $2.65/month for the Basic Plan, $4.45/month for the Plus and Choice Plus Plans, and $9.95/month for the Pro Plan. Go here to find out more.

WP Forms is offering 60% off ALL WPForms plans. This is a powerful drag-and-drop form builder that is perfect for beginners. This is great if you need/want to put robust and customized contact forms or other forms on your site. Go here to shop the WPForms Black Friday sale.

Elegant Themes – Check out Elegant Themes’ mega Black Friday event — they are offering:

  • A 25% off Discount
  • $1,000,000 In Free Bonus Prizes
  • Dozens Of Exclusive Perks
  • Free Divi Layouts & Theme Builder Packs

We use Elegant Themes’ Divi theme for our courses and LOVE it!

We’re running a HUGE Black Friday sale where we’re offering 50% off 13 of our courses!

Psst! If you’re not signed up for our affiliate program, you can sign up here and share your affiliate links with your followers (using some of the tips I share below in this post) and make 50% commissions on any sale generated through your link!

Black Friday Sale Pricing — Our Best Prices of the Year!

Here are all of the courses included in the Black Friday sale + the price you’ll get with the coupon code:

Want to purchase more than one course? Go to this page and you can add multiple courses to your cart at one time.

Know of any other great deals out there for bloggers? Share with us in the comments below!

10 Things You Should Be Doing on Instagram

If you find yourself intimated by how to use Instagram to grow your blog, don’t miss this 10 Instagram Strategies that are sure to be effective!

Instagram Strategies for Blogging

I have fallen in love with Instagram over the past couple of years. It is the number one way I engage my community and I have so much fun with it!

If you’re struggling with where to start or how to use Instagram to grow your blog, try these 10 Instagram Strategies I’ve found to be very effective:

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