A career in writing is a journey that shapes you as much as you shape it. It’s one of those things that takes a large amount of self discipline and constant evolution. This is especially true of the beginner blogger as they first start out. I’ve learned that the key to busting through any door is to implement habits . Whether you blog part time or full time, it’s important to know the habits to start that will create longevity. The ultimate goal in blogging is to grow our audience and keep readers excited about our work. A fan base that is actively engaged and has content available that they love to share is like gold to an online author. However, to find gold you have to dig. A lot. So lets grab a shovel and strike ground together while we discover the valuable habits to start as a beginner blogger.Continue reading
“We are what we repeatedly do. Success is not an action, but a habit.” -Aristotle
Whether you are climbing the corporate ladder, a new entrepreneur, someone with a dream, running a side gig, a stay-at-home parent, or some combination of any number of those, you have, what we like to refer to as, an ultimate goal. Perhaps you have multiple goals you’d like to reach. So how go you get there? The answer, daily productivity habits.
A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle. -James Keller.
You can be a beacon of light today and share these spiritual quotes with your social media followers this week. You never know who might need to be lifted up by these powerful statements.
The world already has too many critics, be an encourager. We’ve picked some motivational quotes to inspire your social media followers and give them a feel good vibe. Lift others up, or spread positive messages with your posts. The online world can get a bad rep for causing controversy. However, if you’re the type of person who would rather raise spirits then pick a motivational quote from our list and post it today.
When I started my blog I was a total novice. I mean if they have a “Starting a Blog for Dummies” book I should have been reading it because I knew nothing about the intricacies of building a site, coding, or SEO. Other bloggers and websites touted how easy it was to build your website in 15 minutes but that was certainly not the case for me. It was like I was feeling around in total darkness. Every once in a while a light would blink on when I discovered how to do something and I was so proud of myself for figuring it out. At the very beginning my biggest achievements were learning how to use code and somehow stumbling across how to verify my website with Pinterest. I wanted to share the process of the latter with my readers who may also be total beginners who would appreciate the information. Continue reading