WordCount is taking a break this week while I’m on vacation, so I’m rerunning some of my most popular posts.
Today: Blogging Basics for Writers
6 simple steps for starting your freelance writing blog – Includes information on picking a topic, choosing software, committing to regular postings and more.
How to write great freelance blog posts – Not all great blog posts are alike. Some are lists, some Q&As, some really long, some really short. The secret is to mix it up.
The art of the link – The one thing all good blog posts have in common: links to other material on the same subject.
Tips for improving traffic to your freelance blog – SEO isn’t the only trick to getting more traffic to your blog.
Should you put ads on your freelance blog? – Some writers do, some don’t, all have an opinion.
How to write blog posts that get comments – Being controversial helps. But be careful what you wish for.
Later this week:
Tomorrow: Tips for improving your writing
Thursday: Best blogs for writers
Friday: Career development for freelancers