New to Smart Blogger? Start Here!

New to Blogging? Start Here.If you’ve landed on this page, you either clicked out of curiosity or desperation.

Either way, the treasure trove of links provided will point you to a handpicked selection of our most valuable posts.

Whether you are a first-time blogger and unsure of where to begin or a seasoned veteran needing to freshen up your writing skills, everything you need is right here.

So pick a section below that speaks to where you are right now, and dive in!

Want to Start a Blog, but Don’t Know Where to Begin?

You have something to say and want your words to go out into the world to teach and inspire the generations to come. And a blog is the perfect platform for spreading your ideas.

But you have a problem, and it’s the same problem every beginner blogger has — you don’t know what you don’t know.

And here’s the truth, what you don’t know can hurt you.

Here are great resources to get you started on your blogging journey:

Need to Improve Your Writing Skills?

Here’s the thing:

Blogging is writing.

The better a writer you are, the better a blogger you’ll be. But how do you hone your writing skills so that people love reading and sharing your work?

Start by studying these posts.

No matter how long you’ve been writing, you can improve. Here’s how:

Already Blogging, but Struggling to Get Traffic?

Your blog looks mighty fine, and you have a dozen or so quality posts published. You’re pouring your heart and soul into your content but the problem is, nobody’s reading it.

Well, almost no one — your stats boast an audience of 1, but most likely it’s your mother.

Time to read up on how to drive traffic to your blog:

Want to Avoid the Most Common Blogging Mistakes?

Even experts make mistakes. How do you think they became experts? Trial and error, baby.

Fortunately, you have a choice. Learn the hard way and bump your head against the same mistakes as everyone else, or use your brain and learn from the failures of others.

If you want to avoid some common pitfalls, read these posts:

Want to Make Some Money from Your Blog?

Of course, you love to blog. We get it. Blogging fuels your heart and warms you right down to your soul.

And if that’s honestly all you want out of blogging, awesome.

But if you want to pour that passion of yours into a honest-to-goodness money maker, there are a few things you need to learn first.

Monetizing your blog isn’t a mystery. Here’s how you do it: