Blogging is incredibly popular. You may have started a blog before university, or be looking to start one while you study, but perhaps you are worried about the amount of your time it will take up. Taking on anything else while you study can be difficult. But with these tips, your blog could even end up complimenting your studies. Write What You Know This can be a great time to start a blog. If you are studying, that means there must be something you know a lot about. If you’re studying a master of public health for example, why not start a healthcare blog? Or just blog about student life and any hobbies or interests you have. The best blogs are the ones that teach people or explore new ideas. How can you do this? Use Who You Know Using the healthcare example again, as a student … [Read more...] about Tips for Running a Successful Blog While Studying
Beyond Blogging: 6 Ways to Expand Your Blog in a New Direction
Is your blog starting to stagnate a little? Are you unsure of what to do next? These are common situations that bloggers find themselves in. It doesn’t have to be such a bad thing, though. When your blog is at a crossroads, it gives you the chance to take stock of things. You can look closely at the situation and how it might be improved. It might be time to take your blog in an entirely new direction. Or you could just make a few changes that take it to the next level. There are all kinds of ideas that can be employed to take your blog in a new kind of direction. At the end of the day, all of this will be up to you. But to give you some ideas, here are some of the expansion plans you might want to put in place. Find New Writers Finding new writers can be one of the very … [Read more...] about Beyond Blogging: 6 Ways to Expand Your Blog in a New Direction
Back to the Future: Prepare Your Startup for the Next Few Years
When you own and run a startup, it’s hugely important that you come up with ideas for the future. You’ve got to plan ahead and make sure you get the company ready for what the future may hold. The business landscape is always changing, and it can be very difficult to keep up with that. The good news is, you have the opportunity now to ensure that you put measures in place. Making sure your startup business is going to thrive in the future is not easy because you’re dealing with the unknown. However, there are plenty of things you could do in order to make the future a little less scary. Remember that quote ‘The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today’. These are a few suggestions that will help you get the business ready for the future. What Will People Care About in … [Read more...] about Back to the Future: Prepare Your Startup for the Next Few Years
Is Quora the biggest blogging innovation? No!
I recently stumbled upon one Robert Scoble's post about Quora being the biggest blogging innovation in 10 years, since he had been blogging for 10 years. If you ask me, I disagree with him completely. I think that Twitter is the best innovation in …well, let’s not give it a year, and say…since I came online. I have been blogging for a year now on Ask Aaron Lee, but I started blogging back in 2006. I even had a blog about coffee which I gave it up after 120 blog posts. Before twitter I wasn’t doing anything at all. I love reading but I didn’t know who Mashable was or Tech Crunch. Most of the blogs I read were on internet marketing. … [Read more...] about Is Quora the biggest blogging innovation? No!
Why Twitter and Blogging Go Hand in Hand
I don't think that twitter will ever replace blogging or people will stop blogging because they are on twitter. I think twitter and blogging go hand in hand with one another. Twitter will always have that 140 characters limitation and I don't think they will increase the number of characters because 140 is actually the ideal number and its enough. So here are the reasons why I think twitter and blogging go hand in hand … [Read more...] about Why Twitter and Blogging Go Hand in Hand