• Blogging

    The Blog Advice You Should Ditch

    Advice is funny in how, everyone gives it, no one takes it, and yet everyone is always searching for it… I’m about to call bullshit. (Like I am right now. Consider this the call) Blog advice comes a dime a dozen. For new bloggers its overwhelming trying to decipher what to do, what not to do, what advice is golden, and what advice they should throw to the shitter. The blog advice you should ditch Blogging more often increases your traffic. You will kill yourself trying to keep up. You don’t have to write everyday to have a successful blog. You do however, have to market everyday. RSS Feeds are…

  • Blogging,  Starting A Blog

    The First Rule Of Blogging Is: There Are No Rules Of Blogging

    There are no rules of blogging.  Forget what you’ve heard or read. When it comes to creating a successful blog, there are no “rules” and there is no “one way” to do it. Chances are, if you have tried to follow someone else’s rule or formula, you have come up feeling empty and maybe even burnt out.  Why? Because with blogging, Passion is KING (and well, so is content). Here on angiemjordan.com I love to share with you tips and tricks and things that I have learned along the way.  It’s my journey and my experience.  It’s what I have learned.  Everyone’s journey will not be the same. What am…

  • Blogging,  SEO

    Content Development Strategy: The Why Behind What You Blog About

    What is the meaning behind what you blog about? Creating a content development strategy will help to hone in on what message you are trying to convey to your readers, and will help you to create content that will boost your blog traffic, make your blog laser-focused, and keep readers on your site longer. This is a great thing to do when first starting a blog or years into your blog and you can create a content development strategy for a week, a month, a quarter, or even a year. It’s completely up to you. Why you should develop a content strategy for your blog Boost your blog traffic With…

  • Blogging,  Business,  Starting A Blog

    Starting A Blog: Choosing The Right Hosting Plan

    One of the first things you have to decide when starting a blog is choosing the right hosting plan.  If you are anything like I was starting out, you had absolutely no clue how to do this.  Chances are you opened up Google, typed in “what is hosting” and hoped for the best.  Well I’m glad you landed here because not only will I explain what hosting is, but walk you through choosing the right hosting plan for you. What does hosting mean exactly? Have you ever rented an apartment?  Well, hosting is much the same type of landlord/renter relationship.  You are basically paying to keep your files on someone…

  • Blogging,  Starting A Blog

    Starting A Blog: Writing A Killer About Me Section

    The first thing you need to know about writing an about me section of your blog is this: It’s not about you! I could end the post right there, but I’ll continue for 500 words’ sake.  Most people think when they set out to write an about me page that it has to be well… all about them.  But I challenge you to think differently about this for a while.  In all honesty, why are people coming to your blog?  What was their purpose in searching for what you are offering? It’s about them! They are searching for answers to their problems.  It all comes back to them.  Not you.…

  • Blogging,  Starting A Blog

    Starting A Blog: Choosing Your Domain Name

    Are you in the beginning stages of starting a blog and haven’t picked your domain name or hosting yet? Well, great! You are in the right place.  I will guide you through the process and hopefully help you to make your decision easier and well, fun too. So here’s what you really, really need to know about choosing your domain name -fluff free. Choosing your domain name: what to consider Your domain name doesn’t always have to be the name of your blog No, your domain name doesn’t always have to be the name of your blog, but it should be.  Whenever possible, make the two the same. Make it as…