To Blog or Not To Blog — That Is the Question
“Build your platform,” they say. “Start a blog,” they say. “Attract followers,” they say. “Increase the numbers,” they say.
To use a trite phrase, it’s easier said than done.
Five Simple Steps To Successfully Launch Your Blog
A few years ago, when the dream to write began to stir in my heart, I toyed with the idea of starting a blog. And although I could envision the final product, I had no idea...Continue Reading
What Is a Drip Campaign and How Do I Create One?
The euphoric moment we realize we are called to write can come crashing down when the other aspects of writing in today’s environment collide with our dream. The message that we carry can change people’s lives,...Continue Reading
Three Tips for Writing Blog Posts To Capture Your Readers’ Attention
Picture your potential reader. She’s scrolling social media posts on her phone, quickly skimming her emails, and maybe listening to music or having a conversation. Her attention is scattered, so what’s going to make her stop...Continue Reading
5 Characteristics of Blogging as a Ministry
As a Christian blogger, do you remember the first time when you felt God's call to start blogging and writing for His glory? Did He give you a specific word or a message, or perhaps He...Continue Reading
5 Lessons I’ve Learned in My Blogging Journey
I remember my heart racing with excitement when I published my first blog post, and then the sting of disappointment when I saw in the analytics that I had just a couple of readers per day....Continue Reading
How to Keep Blogging When Writer’s Block Hits
Excitedly, I set my cup of coffee down, put on my blue-light glasses, turned on instrumental music and prepared to write a blog post. However, despite my “perfect” conditions, the little blinking black cursor seemed to...Continue Reading
4 Simple Steps to Overcome a Content Creation Slump
If you identify as a creative of any type, chances are that you’ve reached a point where you’ve struggled with the ominous “mental block.” But what do you do when things are going...Continue Reading
How to Write Your Very First Blog Post
The gentle urging to start a blog has turned into a full-blown reality. After designing a website and deciding who you want your writing to minister to, you are now prepared to share your unique message...Continue Reading
How to handle tricky comments, trolls and tirades
It’s exciting to create a community where you and your readers connect. . . until the conversation goes south. May I share something with you? It’s going to happen. The larger the platform, the more vulnerable...Continue Reading