This blog’s most popular posts on writing blogging and running a freelance business from the past month.
This week’s advice column explains how to create a compelling About page for a personal or business blog or website, and shares a few examples.
How often do you check your blog stats? Once a week? A day? An hour? I’ve been known to obsess over blog traffic, especially if I’ve written something I think is especially profound and want to make sure the whole world shares my opinion. Checking your blog’s traffic stats is actually quite useful, and not [...]
Freelance Writer Jobs is a popular Website for freelancers. Every day Deborah Ng and her staff cull information on new writing gigs from a variety of sources – Craig’s List, Mediabistro.com, other job boards – and post them online, along with a mix of comments and commentary on the freelance writing life. This week, FWJ [...]
A month ago I had the crazy notion to blog for 31 days straight. For reasons I still don’t understand, two dozen other freelance writers hitched their wagons to the idea and joined me. 31 posts later, I’m at the finish line and here’s what I discovered: It’s not that hard to blog every day, [...]
A common question for freelancers with blogs is how to increase traffic. It’s a great question – and I’m the first to admit I don’t have a lot of answers. I’m slowly building traffic to this site by: ¤ Posting a message on the online bulletin board of the freelance writer group I belong to [...]