Posts

5 Ways to Quickly Promote Your Blog Posts

Image
Creating a few blog posts each week takes a lot of time and effort. Aside from writing what you want to say, you also have to add visuals. So, you create images, including quotes and infographics to add to your posts.  After hitting publish, you may be thinking that's done and you move on to creating the next blog post.  However, there ís something very important that you still need to do after hitting publish. You should not forget to promote your blog and your blog posts.  Letting people know about the wonderful post you've just published on your blog is very important. Missing this step could be tantamount to wasting all your effort writing the post in the first place. If people won't come to your blog to read your post, then what good is it?   Some bloggers actually say that promoting your posts should be given more time and effort than the actual writing. Well, that is true unless you create a very SEO-optimized post (a topic for another day).  So, how do you promote y

How to Grow Your Subscriber List Faster - This Shortcut Works

Image
In the last blog post in this series, we explored the importance of building an email list and how to do it . This time, I want to share something about list building that is a bit more advanced, but easy enough to do. However, it would require you to take some effort, but it's well worth it.  Note: This post has affiliate links, meaning if you make a purchase through the links, I get a small commission at no extra cost to you. In a nutshell, these are the three steps that you need to do: 1. Create a series of blog posts that focus on a particular topic. 2. Add a CTA (call to action) at the end of each blog post inviting readers to join your list.  3. In order to entice readers to subscribe, make an offer by giving away something for free like a short report or free printables. This product you're giving away is called a lead magnet. Doing the above looks like a lot of writing is needed, right? Well, it is if you're doing everything from scratch. Would you like to know abou

How to Boost Your Immune System

Image
At this time, people can get various illnesses, both COVID and non-COVID. So, it is very important for you to make sure that you have a strong immune system. Pay more attention to your health so your body can fight the viruses and other microorganisms in case you become exposed to them.  What can you do to strengthen your body's defenses? Here are a few health recommendations for you. Observe them and will do well healthwise even in the midst of a pandemic. 1. Take your daily dose of Vitamin C To fight colds and prevent the flu, vitamin C is essential. You need to take vitamin C daily because the body cannot store it. You may choose a chewable or an effervescent tablet that dissolves in water. While it is good to eat oranges, broccoli, and other vitamin C-rich foods, you may need to take your vitamin C supplement to satisfy your required daily dosage of the vitamin. According to the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements , the daily upper limits for vitamin C intake are the following: 2

Why and How to Build an Email List

Image
In the last post of this series, the topic was How to Increase Reader Engagement . One thing that bloggers really want when they create their blogs is to have a connection with their readers or audience.  The Problem is... Not all readers would leave a comment on your blog posts. Many are just looking for information and would read your posts. How can you engage with such blog visitors? Well, think about it. Has this ever happened to you? You're browsing online and you find a blog post that you find interesting. You thought of coming back to the blog later but then you've completely forgotten the name of the blog or the URL. So, what are the chances that you will find the blog again?  Now, think about your readers. Do you think that the exact same thing happens to them when they visit your blog? If you have installed Google Analytics on your blog, just look at how many of your readers are first-time visitors. How many of those first-time visitors ever visit your blog again?  Th

Can't Stick to Your Goals in Life? This Can Help You Stop Losing Your Focus

Image
Are you the type of person who still makes New Year's resolutions? Or are you more of a person who writes life goals at the beginning of a new year? Whether you call it New Year's resolutions or goals, I believe that it is a good practice. However, the problem is when you can't stick to doing what you want or what you have planned to do. Well, we've all failed at this sometime, somehow, right? What can we do to succeed in reaching our goals? Mindfulness can help. Being mindful means you're totally engaged in the present. Even if there are many things in life that can distract you from focusing on your goals, being mindful can improve the odds that you will stick to your goals. Just remember these tips below and you're on your way to succeeding with your goals. Begin with a Plan If you want to focus on what you want to accomplish, the first step is to define what you need to do. You need a plan to have a clear picture of how you will achieve your New Year's r

Tips for How To Avoid Weight Gain Over The Holidays

Image
During holidays like Christmas, with all the parties and sweet goodies given and served, do you ever gain weight? If you could maintain your healthy weight during this time, that is awesome. But for many people, it's very common to gain weight over the holidays. If you would like to avoid gaining weight, what are the things that you should watch out for? Read the 10 tips below about some science-backed techniques to help avoid gaining weight over the holidays. Tip #1. Get Real For sure during the holidays, you will be going to several parties and it will be hard to resist eating the delicious foods served on the table. Could you tell yourself to just eat one Christmas cookie? Are you sure? Be honest with yourself. Admit that you’re probably going to eat a lot more than you typically do. So, you need to establish some restrictions.  Impartial goals are difficult, if not impossible, to achieve. The best thing you can do is to enhance your relationship with food. Write down realistic

How Do You Say "Thank You"? Here are 13 Ways

Image
One of the most important phrases that every person should regularly say is "thank you." This phrase should not just be heard during Thanksgiving Day but every day. Do you agree? With those two words, you show how much you appreciate a kind gesture or service somebody did for you. Just saying these powerful words can make a difference in someone's day.  Want to try different ways of expressing gratitude? Keep reading and see how you can say "thanks" in 13 different ways. 1. Just smile Have you noticed? When you show your gratitude with a smile, almost surely the other person will smile back. In case a person is in a bad mood,  a smile may just change that and turn it into a good day after all. 2. Send a note Are you shy? If you are, you may find it a lot easier to show how you feel in writing. If writing is not your cup of tea, then just write a short note saying how thankful you are. You don't have to write beautiful prose or poetry. Your heartfelt words wi