To make your blog look more professional and user-friendly, a lot of small services can be used. Blog Plugins are by no means cheap. And for a new blogger, shelling out money seems a little confusing in the beginning. One such service you need is subscription box or an Opt-in box. It can help entice and interest your reader in sharing their email address with you.
I found two free options in the market that are awesome for being free and highly customizable.
You can check out the MailMunch review here. Also, all the opt-in boxes used on this website (pop up, top bar, side widget) are by MailMunch.
One of the most important aspects of blogging is collecting emails from readers. Especially if you are planning to make money from your blog. This is one of the first bits of advice you get when you are setting up your blog or website.
Collecting emails is a 3 step process: Offering an incentive, a Call to Action using a subscription form and an Email collecting service. There are costs of time and money involved in each step.
This post’s purpose is to review a product: MailMunch. MailMunch.co is a freemium service which can ease the monetary cost involved in step 2. Let’s take a detailed view and discuss Pros and cons of this service.
You have just started your blogging journey. Or You are half a year into your blogging venture. Or Have been blogging on and off.
After talking to several such bloggers and my experience, I have found many flavours of this dish. Some bitter ones are frequent burnouts, irritation, self-doubt/pity/loathe. Bitter to the point of almost quitting. Some even quit because of the stress.
What’s the solution? How to cope with these? Or are these going to end the blogging life?
Nope. Not at all. Not if you pay heed to these
5 Important Lessons For Serious Newbie Bloggers
Today marks exactly 120 days for my blogging venture. The journey up till now has been a lot harder than what I had initially thought. I have an extensive list of friends from last seven years who gave up within the first 120 days of starting the blog. The reasons they cite are a dime a dozen and silly. So I got down to investigate a little so that I could avoid those traps in this quest. I am not proud to say that I did fell down the same sinkhole a couple of times. As a blogger with (finally) some experience under my belt, I can only say:
Visual Content Is The Key To Success
As bloggers, we all have come across this line many times. Blogging/ Content Marketing/ Social Media Marketing: whatever the title be, Visual Graphics is one of the top priority in your content strategy. When you decide on an image for you post, you do not just upload the plain vanilla image and be done with it. You try to make it stand out as much as possible with the addition of styles, words, layouts, icons etc.