The Seven Emotional Stages of Getting Your First Post Published - by Kathleen Sullivan for Beyond Your Blog 3

The Seven Emotional Stages of Getting Your First Post Published

by Kathleen Sullivan of Three kids, one husband, and a bottle of wine I think it is fair to say that everyone remembers their first time. How could you not? It is just the most surreal and amazing experience ever! For anyone that blogs, you surely know which “first time” I am referring to. It is the first time that you are accepted by a blog/publication. You are going to...

How I’m Breaking The Freelance Feast Or Famine Cycle This Year (and you can too) - by Jennifer Brown Banks for Beyond Your Blog 5

How I’m Breaking The Freelance Feast Or Famine Cycle This Year (and you can too)

by Jennifer Brown Banks of Pen & Prosper Beyond Your Blog is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. If you purchase those items through my links I will earn a commission. You will not pay more when buying a product through my link. The feast or famine...

20 Christian Websites Accepting Writing From Women - KateMotaung for Beyond Your Blog 10

20 Christian Websites Accepting Writing From Women‏

By Kate Motaung of Heading Home Are you a Christian woman looking for a place to submit your writing? Below you’ll find twenty different sites that are open to receiving your submissions. Those with known paying opportunities at the time of publication have been indicated. Christian Courier is a Canadian bi-weekly publication serving North American Christians whose “content is an eclectic boutique of styles, opinions and flavors from a Reformed perspective…. with...

I Don't Want A Platform - Beyond Your Blog 27

I Don’t Want A Platform

By Jessica Graham Originally Published on In Pursuit of Living Loud I’m going to share the best advice a boss ever gave me. But before I do that, you need the context of a little back story. Last summer, I wrote a book: a memoir about the crazy adoption road we’ve traveled. After I wrote the book, I wrote a book proposal and started reaching out to agents. Recently, one...

7 Steps to Create a Killer Blog Post for Your Business - on Beyond Your Blog 2

7 Steps to Create a Killer Blog Post for Your Business

By Kristine Laco of Mum Revised Blogging can be intimidating for someone who has never done it or doesn’t like to write. Blogs, however, are becoming more important for businesses as they are trying to establish themselves in an online world that is full of market noise. Differentiating your business has never been more challenging. I am here to tell you; blogging does not have to be intimidating or difficult....

How-To Tips For Blog Buttons - on Beyond Your Blog 0

How-To Tips For Blog Buttons

By Susan Foster   Originally Published on The Most — of Every Moment When I first started blogging, I kept seeing the phrase “grab my button” on different blogs. I had absolutely no idea what that meant, and it took me a while to figure the whole thing out. Have you wondered, also? A blog button is essentially an image or “badge” which links back to a website when it is...

6 Ways to Blog More Efficiently with Batching - By Ashley Brooks For Beyond Your Blog 2

6 Ways to Blog More Efficiently with Batching

By Ashley Brooks Originally Published On Ashley Brooks Editorial Blogging can be a game-changer when it comes to your content strategy and website traffic—but writing a blog post isn’t exactly quick and easy. Blogging includes a lot of moving pieces that non-bloggers don’t think about: planning post ideas, creating graphics, promoting on social media, and of course, actually writing the post! Add it all up, and you’re looking at hours working on...

Do THIS If You Are Thinking Of Quitting You Blog - on Beyond Your Blog 0

Do THIS If You Are Thinking Of Quitting You Blog

By Susan Maccarelli A few years ago I started a personal blog combining humor with parenting topics. I’d post once every week or two and was dipping my toe in the waters of social media and online communities as I went. Four months into blogging I was over it for several reasons. Only a few people read my blog, and most of them I knew IRL on a first name...

10 Words To Trim From Your Writing by Eva Langston on Beyond Your Blog 5

10 Words To Trim From Your Writing

By Eva Langston of In the Garden of Eva: The Daily Growth of a Writer’s Plot Like extra cookies you don’t really need, extra words can make your writing flabby.  Especially in the online world, where readers want articles that are quick and easy-to-read, it’s important to keep your sentences trim. Whenever I finish writing an article, story, or novel, I use the “search” function to find the following words.  Most...

7 Science-Based Tips To Improve Your Writing Infographic on Beyond Your Blog 3

7 Science-Backed Tips to Improve Your Writing (Infographic)

By Brendan Brown Originally Published On Global English Editing You’ve probably heard various tricks for combatting writer’s block and/or to stimulating your creative energy. You may have tried them with or without success or even developed your own voodoo-worthy practices to increase word count and quality. You may be surprised to learn that science can actually offer some fact-based suggestions for what really works best to improve your writing. This infographic offers...