Dear Readers, Happy Holidays and welcome to our giveaway! You’ll be happier than a 4 year old in a jumpsuit… One more throwback picture below, courtesy of my Mum and her blog. So what’s the deal here? Three bloggers have…

Dear Readers, Do you experience a content waterfall on your blog? Picture this: A bit of water (ideas) backs up in a small pond (your blog). The water trickles down from a mountain. It doesn’t exactly go anywhere, because there…

Dear Reader, Here’s the obvious: most of us sign up for Twitter with no idea what we’re doing. Now here’s something less obvious: 50-70% of Twitter handles at ANY given time are abandoned accounts. Where does everyone go?! Back to…

Dear Reader, No revolutionary blogging strategies here, but I do need your help. See, when I present the idea of WordPress to new bloggers, many cringe. “That’s the hard one!” This is why I’m opening up today’s post to you.…

Dear Reader, I came home yesterday. Home being Minnesota. The land of 10,000 lakes and many more mosquitos. They don’t like me though. My folks are moving again – soon this will all just be memories. I even gave away…

If you’re a serious blogger you’ve probably heard of these things called “premium wordpress themes”. They’re luxurious, flashy, and often expensive. Maybe you’re searching for one right now, or maybe you’re flat out intimidated by them (like I was at…

Update: This post was published in Fall of 2012. Since then it’s helped lots of bloggers and even non bloggers earn good money online. As it brings in lots of rather interesting traffic, I’ve had to close comments to prevent…