6 Signs Your Blog is Just a Hobby (and How to turn it into an Actual Business)

If you’ve been blogging for a while now, you’ve probably entertained the thought of turning it into a real career and business. But do you have what it takes to kick it up a notch? Ask yourself a few questions before you quit your full-time job to focus on turning your blog into a business. Do you post chaotically, whenever you find a few spare moments? Do you use a generic email address for your blog? Do you pay little to no attention to analytics?…

5 Sources of Ideas for Creating Content for Your Pet Business Blog

Setting up a blog for your pet business can be a great addition to your online presence and consistently creating quality content is a hugely valuable asset. However, coming up with really interesting blog posts can be incredibly difficult. If you’ve got writer’s block or just don’t know where to start, try these ideas to generate fantastic content for your pet business blog: photo credit: Geoffrey Wiseman / Flickr 1. Imagine your ideal customer Your customers are the target of your blog, so why not start with them?…

How I Failed My Authority Business Blog: 7 Lessons Learned

Failure is the best teacher. I embrace it as a part of my entrepreneurial journey, but some failures are difficult to overcome. One of them is how I single-handedly bring my authority business blog down to the ground. Lessons learned, and if you are going to build an authority business blog – or even already have an established one, be sure you read this blog post before it’s all too late. As you might have already known, Biz Penguin is not my first blog.…

5 Ways to Boost Your Business Blog’s Traffic and Income in 2013

We are approaching the New Year and the best way to start 2013 is by having a New Year resolution. If you are running business blogs and want to start 2013 strong, this blog post can suggest you a New Year resolution for your business blog. As a business blog owner, my daily “battle” consists of three things: How to provide quality tips and advice for readers, how to increase traffic while reducing dependency to Google and how to increase income without sacrificing user experience.…