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How Twitter Can Complement Your Blog

How Twitter Can Complement Your Blog

So you are starting a new blog, and you want to have more than Aunt Erma and Cousin Grover reading it.  So you begin to explore all the different ways of increasing blog traffic (including taking our terrific Blog Writing Course!!) and yet you still feel like there is something else you could do to […]

Is Blogging Right For You?

Is Blogging Right For You?

So you have been thinking about starting a blog.  Everyone is doing it, right? So why shouldn’t you?? Well, maybe you should, and maybe you shouldn’t.  Here are some questions to ask yourself if you have been considering joining the blogosphere lately… Do you enjoy writing?  If the first answer that comes to mind is…”I’d […]

Did you just say a FREE blogging course??

Did you just say a FREE blogging course??

Yes.  Yes, in fact I did say a FREE blogging course.  BlogWritingCourse.com is proud to offer new or potential bloggers a free introductory course into the world of blogging.  That means that if you have been entertaining the idea of starting a blog, but felt that you really didn’t know where to begin, then we […]

Using a Title to Build Traffic – – Viagra!!

Using a Title to Build Traffic – – Viagra!!

This week, I only blogged twice on my personal blog, but I happened to notice that traffic – – especially new visitor traffic was way up.  I looked at my statistics a little more closely to see what might have created the boost, and couldn’t find any huge surge in backlinks or referrals.  There was […]

You DO Judge A Blog By It’s Cover

You DO Judge A Blog By It’s Cover

Image by melop via Flickr I consider myself a relatively non-judgmental person.  I try to look at issues from both sides.  I try to evaluate a person’s motives, as well as their actions.  I understand that people have good days and bad days. But when it comes to blogs, I’m a complete snob.  As are […]

New Course Starting January 11

New Course Starting January 11

If you haven’t registered for our next Blogging 101 course, now is the time, because we are starting up the next 8-week series on January 11.  If you have been on the waiting list, we appreciate your patience – – I know it will be worth your wait! Blogging 101 is an instructor-led course that […]

Safe Blogging for Schools

Safe Blogging for Schools

Many schools and classrooms are setting up specific blogs for their students and teachers.  Some are designed only for teachers or administrators as communication tools – – to post updates, news, or even assignment lists.  Others are of a more collaborative style, with requests that students add their own thoughts to the blog. There are […]

Weeks Seven and Eight of the Blog Writing Course

Weeks Seven and Eight of the Blog Writing Course

  Wow.  We are almost done??!!  That’s right.  This session of the Blogging 101 course will be over tomorrow, just in time for me to jump into holiday busyness.  ((sigh))  But it has been fun looking back over the new blogs and seeing how far they have come! In Week Seven, we explored the possibilities […]

Week Six of the Blog Writing Course

Week Six of the Blog Writing Course

Week six of the Blogging 101 course is all about building community.  Starting with the simplest of things – – like commenting on blogs that are similar to yours and getting noticed – – to more involved techniques, such as starting up a Twitter account, we looked at many different ways to make your blog […]

Weeks Four and Five of the Blog Writing Course

Weeks Four and Five of the Blog Writing Course

The last two weeks have been a blur!  Many of our students have been incredibly busy in their personal lives, so many of them have been playing “catch-up” with their course assignments.  That’s the great thing about a course like this one, though…it is flexible enough to bend and flow with even the busiest of […]

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