The Top 5 Deadly Blogging Mistakes You Might Be Making (and How to Fix Them)

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You’ve worked  hard to build your blog and everything seemed alright and good to go.

Looking back, you could remember vividly all the sleepless nights you suffered before you were able to even figure out what niche to choose.

Right now, things look fine from the outside and people are beginning to visit your blog. “Wow”, you think, “What a dream come true!”

But then, it all looks like you’ve been attacked by the devil himself. Everything you’ve worked for is beginning to fall apart.

Your blog has gone stale. No more visitors, no more social shares, no more clients and worst of  all… your blog got hacked.

Now you’re wondering why all these things are happening to you at the same time. Have you offended someone? Do you have bad luck?  These and more questions are manifesting in your mind, yet, you’ve not been able to come up with an answer.

Sound familiar?

There is a popular saying… “It takes ages to build a house but one mistake can bring it down in a blink of an eye.”

That is the same way blogging is. It does not matter the amount of time you put into it – there are certain mistakes you will make and they will bring your blog to its knees.

I know you wouldn’t want that to happen, right?

If these things resonated with you then, I have good news.

In today’s post, I will unveil to you 5 of the most common blogging mistakes that most people make.

You need to avoid these killer blogging mistakes if you don’t want to lose everything you’ve worked hard to build.

Avoid These Killer Blogging Mistakes and Save Your Blog from Suffering

There are many mistakes bloggers make. Some are common. Some are easy to fix.

Some are deadly and can wreck your blog and your blogging efforts.

The good news is that most can be avoided!

In addition to the 21 Dangerous Blogging Mistakes most bloggers make, and the 4 Common Blogging Mistakes That Prevent You From Growing Your Business, there are 5 blog killers that you need to be aware of and fix if you want your blog and your blogging efforts to be successful. (And these are in addition to The 8 Biggest Blogging Mistakes New Bloggers Make!)

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Gina is Having a One-Day Sale!


30 Days to Freelancing Success

30 Days or Less to Virtual Assistant Success

This post will be deleted tomorrow, so you better act TODAY!


Because Gina Horkey (my freelancing idol) is having a ONE-DAY SALE on her courses!

(I can’t believe it, either!)

Why? It’s to celebrate her birthday!

For more information, just click on this link: ONE-DAY SALE.

Gina is bundling her two best-selling courses together. That’s right!

TODAY, and TODAY ONLY, you can get her course 30 Days or Less to Freelance Writing Success PLUS her course 30 Days or Less to Virtual Assistant Success, for the low price of $199. For both!

Read a success story about how easy it is to become a virtual assistant.

Learn more about her course 30 Days or Less to Freelance Writing Success. (She has 3 different packages, which sell for $59, $99, and $199.)

Learn more about her course 30 Days or Less to Virtual Assistant Success. (She has 3 different packages, which sell for $99, $199, and $399.)

Get BOTH courses! For ONE LOW PRICE of $199!!!

This is a deal you just can’t beat!

But, like I said, she’s ONLY doing this for ONE DAY!

So be sure to check out Gina’s ONE-DAY SALE and act fast! Time is of the essence!

And remember, Gina will give you an opportunity to make some money from her, too, at the end of each course! (You can become an affiliate of hers!)

I am one of her affiliates, and I also helped proofread 30 Days or Less to Freelance Writing Success. So I know that her courses are rock-solid, packed with great stuff!

And yes, if you decide to buy her course TODAY during her ONE-DAY SALE, I will make a commission of 50%.

This means you are helping ME to earn some money, too! ($100)

So, if you are serious about moving your freelancing career forward, I strongly suggest you ACT TODAY, because this is truly the deal of the year!

Get both awesome courses TODAY!

Just click this link and benefit for years to come from the courses you get during this ONE-DAY SALE!

You won’t regret it. I promise. 🙂

Oh, and please share the news… not just on Twitter, but on Facebook, too (and any other social media)! Thank you!

Bamidele’s Lists of Where to Get Paid to Write (Websites that Pay Writers)

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We all love lists, especially of ones that pay freelancers, right?

Today I want to introduce you to someone special… who can help you… for free.

No strings attached. (Seriously!!!)

Bamidele Onibalusi, Freelance Writer + My New Hero

Meet Bamidele Onibalusi. He’s the awesome dude behind Writers In Charge.

He’s my new hero.

Move over, Gina and Elna… make room for this guy! (Gina Horkey, my idol and creator of must-have course 30 Days Or Less to Freelance Writing Success, and Elna Cain, supermom to twins and freelancer extraordinaire, who teaches you how to Write Your Way to Your First 1K) Read More

11 Things You Can Do to Achieve More Success as a Freelance Writer

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The life of a freelance writer is pretty amazing!

There are many benefits: you get to make your own schedule, choose which clients you prefer working for and even get to decide how much you’ll charge them. It’s all up to you.

The best of all? You get to choose your own location. If you want to sit around writing in your PJ’s all day, fine! Want to change scenery and go somewhere else to get the creative juices flowing? Just hop in the car and bring the laptop with you.

However, achieving (and sustaining) success as a freelancer isn’t always easy.

Like it or not, you are a business owner. There are many aspects to running a freelance writing business.

You’ll hit some bumps along the way. The success and the setbacks are all part of your unique journey. But you’re not going to a little setback allow you to sink your ship, are you?

Of course not!

You can’t be stopped. You’re unsinkable!

You know you can do this and you’re not alone. There’s plenty of guidance along the way.

Meet Jasper, Freelance Writer

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That’s why I invited Jasper Oldersom (a freelance writer from Opportunity Building whom you can connect with on Twitter or on Google+) to be a guest on Wording Well, sharing 11 things that will help you to achieve more success as a freelance writer.

(I’m currently working on The Blind Writer – a new site that provides direction to writers of all types! Be sure to check it out when you get a chance… especially if you need additional guidance on your writing journey!)

So, are you ready for it?

Let’s dive in!

11 Things You Can Do to Achieve More Success as a Freelance Writer

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#HowTo Use FotoJet to make Facebook Cover Photos

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You’re a blogger. You’ve been on Facebook.

But do you know how to create a good Facebook cover photo?

Good news… you can use FotoJet to help you!

If you are an enthusiast who loves hanging on Facebook all day for entertaining or discussing a certain topic to boost your service or business, you need an eye-catching Facebook cover photo besides the great content and the successful stream of weekly posts you produce.

Sooooo…. are you ready to create one?

Here I’ll show you how to create your own Facebook cover photos even if you are not a graphic designer!

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