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ByLynne Thomas

Are Blogging Courses Worth It?

A lot of my clients ask me are blogging courses worth it. They tell me that there is a wealth of information for free on YouTube and Google, so why pay for courses.

This is what I tell them…

You get what you pay for. If something is free then it’s very unlikely to provide as much value as something you have to pay for, that’s just common sense really isn’t it?

There will be parts of it, or steps missing, or it won’t tell you the whole method but ask you to upgrade to get the rest of the “necessary” information. Of course, this isn’t true of every free thing you come across on the internet, but I just wanted you to bear it in mind.

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ByLynne Thomas

How To Include Halloween In Your Non-Halloween Blog

Are you wondering how you can include Halloween in your non-Halloween blog and still remain credible?

It’s important for bloggers to keep up with what’s trending on social media and right now people are gearing up for Halloween.

I know it’s not even the end of August yet, but honestly, you have to start promoting your content at least a month before the actual event to give it time to gain traction.

So in a couple of weeks you are going to need something in your blog, Pinterest boards, Facebook page or Instagram posts that talks about Halloween.

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ByLynne Thomas

Back To School, Back To Blogging

Are you drawing a blank as to what to blog about once the Grand-kids go back to school?

I’m not yet a Gran, although many of my blogging friends are, and they have had their blogging activities somewhat curtailed this last 6 weeks or so; because of the school holidays and having to look after the Grand-kids.

Quite a few of them have been saying that they have got out of the swing of it, or that they can’t think what to blog about now that they are about to get their days back.

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ByLynne Thomas

Lesson 7 For New Bloggers

Hello and welcome back for the 7th and final lesson of this series. I am so proud of you for making it this far with me.

I hope that I have got you to where you wanted to be a little quicker than if you had had to figure all this out on your own, if so, my work is done and I am very happy. If not, tell me what I could do better to help you.

If you have missed lessons 1 – 6 you can catch up here:

So now you know pretty much all there is to know to get your blog off to a flying start. You know how to choose your niche, how to find their pain points, how to research keywords, how to use those keywords to get found on Google and how to promote your blog successfully online.

A massive well done to you! Give yourself a huge pat on the back from me 🙂

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ByLynne Thomas

Lesson 3 For New Bloggers

Hello and welcome back to lesson 3 for new bloggers. It’s nice to have you back and I hope you are ready to start getting serious about your blog now that you have already done so much of the hard work.

If you have missed the previous lessons you can catch up here Lesson 1 and Lesson 2

As usual, I remind you that this blog contains affiliate links which means that if you click on any of them and then go on to make a purchase i will get paid a small commission at no cost to you. This is one way that I monetise my blog and I will be showing you how to do this in future lessons 🙂

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ByLynne Thomas

How To Get More Leads From your Blog

Are you trying to figure out how to get more leads from your blog or business without having to hustle or spend every waking minute on social media sites. I’m here to tell you how… Sound good? Read on…

Are you a new business owner who is frustrated and finding it harder than you thought to attract customers to your website or business? That’s okay, you are not doing anything wrong, you are probably just not doing things in the right way.

Just like in the real world, the online world works on systems and processes. Unfortunately many people people think that just because they are working online that they can just miss out the process and get straight to the results. Well I’m sorry to be the one that has to break it to you – that’s just not possible.

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ByLynne Thomas

Help For The Mature Blogger

Are you starting your business later in life? I know how you feel. I did too. I’m Lynne and I’m 53 as I write this post. I started my business about 5 years ago so I was about 47. I remember how lost I felt as I looked around all the social media sites and the website tools. I didn’t know where to start or what to do first, second or next.

To be honest with you, I stalled for a long time. I hadn’t really used Facebook, only for checking on the kids, and I had no idea about Instagram and I didn’t think I was posh enough for LinkeIn and what on earth was Pinterest?

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