how to make money with your blog

How to (finally) make money with your blog

You want your blog to make money. Right? Well, I’m sorry to tell you this, but you’ve been badly fooled. Yes, thousands of dollars later, you have no idea what’s...
Write a top headline: 5 quick and dirty steps

Five quick and dirty steps to writing a top headline

I am going to do something not possible: write a blog about writing the perfect headline in less than 1,000 words. You see, like writing a book, painting a picture...
Make your blog stand out from the crowd

How to rescue a lost blog -7 ways to stand out from the crowd

Every day at BlogWorks we look at blogs - the good, the bad, and the downright ugly. The reality in blog-land is that your blog has to be competitive and...
Google Analytics Basics

Google Analytics for non-analytical people

For a long time I resisted Google Analytics. Just the word “analytics” conjured up images of unwashed twenty-somethings ogling Excel spreadsheets while sipping Red Bull and mumbling about decimal points...
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How to know if Google Analytics is installed on your blog

Let’s get one thing clear about Google Analytics - it’s not an option, or nice-to-do thing, like opening the door for grandmothers. If you’re serious about your blog you must...
Getting social shares for your blog

The dirty little secret about social shares for your blog

When I created BlogWorks it was designed around one simple principle - the more my blog gets shared the more my traffic grows. Sure, I can email my list, but...
Write blog posts faster and better

Tips on writing a blog post faster and better

Let’s face it - it can be a grind to think of topics when writing a blog, especially if you’re trying to post every week, or more frequently. No question...
Make your blog sexy and get better results

10 surprisingly simple tune-ups to make your blog sexy (and get more blog traffic)

We all want better blog traffic numbers. Way back, when Tyrannosaurs roamed the earth, blogs were personal journals for reflection and maybe for close friends to enjoy. Not anymore.  Many...
Find free images for your blog

Free Images for your Blog: 7 Awesome Sources

It’s no secret - images make the world brighter and get you more attention. In fact, 65% of senior marketing executives (after all, who would you trust?) believe photos, video,...
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Welcome to the blog!

Sometimes a good thing just takes a bit longer - like this blog. We've know for some time that we need a blog on the BlogWorks site. Every day we...