We have covered so much over the past week, and today I want to talk to you about continued success for your blog.
I wanted to let you in on a secret though.
Blogging only works if you put the effort in.
You can get all of the guidance in the world, however, if you don't put the work in and work on the biggest hitters then you won't reap the benefits.
It is not too late to create a profitable blog!
Here are some quick blogging tips that I wanted to share with you.
- Have all your foundations ready before you launch. That means having 10 blog posts published (if possible), knowing your content schedule, knowing your categories and remembering why you started a blog in the first place.
- Learn your affiliate marketing strategy from the start. Affiliate marketing regularly brings my £5,000 a month, but it took a long time to learn how to do it successfully, especially as a UK Blogger. You can make money from affiliate marketing no matter how much traffic you have, so getting it right from day one is really important! Did you know that I have created an affiliate marketing course, called How to SMASH Affiliate Marking as a UK Blogger? Check it out by clicking here.
- Create high-quality content that helps people. This was one of the most profitable changes I made to blogging. I write less about myself (that's what I use my social media for!) and more to help others. For example, if you are writing about potty training, don't write ‘my potty training nightmare' but rather write '10 tips to survive the potty training nightmare'. Most of the time it is the same content, but it has an emphasis on helping others.
- Focus on the social media platforms that you actually enjoy. I do not understand Snapchat, so I am going nowhere near it. If you hate a social media platform, still register and get your blog's username, but focus on the ones you enjoy. Once you have them nailed you can add more later if you like.
- Write similar posts together – Writing similar content together really helps you to save time and for your words to flow much more easily. Remember that you can schedule content, so no one has to know that you wrote the posts together. This is also great if you are planning on writing guest posts for other bloggers – you can write the same post differently, for example, two posts on summer holiday essentials could be “10 summer holiday essentials” and “5 summer holiday hacks”, but they are both on the same topic and will probably say similar things.
- Use your spare few minutes wisely – learning how to leverage your spare few minutes here and there will definitely help to manage all the tasks that come with blogging. For example, could you pin a few things to Pinterest in a spare few minutes? It doesn't take much thinking, and you can be interrupted easily.
I hope that you find these blogging tips useful!
I cannot wait to see your new blog, so don’t forget to hit reply once you have launched your new blog and let me go and take a look at it. Don’t forget to post about your new blog in my Facebook Mastermind group.