Monthly Archives: February 2011

Tristan’s Blogging Diary 2/10/11

You’ll need to click on this post’s title to see what I did on this day.

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February 11th, 2011|

10 Reasons Why Your Blog WILL Die Before Its First Birthday

This is a guest post by Marcus from The Sales Lion. Click here for information on how to guest post for Blogging Bookshelf.

Strong title, huh? Well, to be honest, it was meant to be. In fact, take a second and have hard look around here at Blogging Bookshelf. How many different blogs/authors do you see between all the comments, mentions, shares, etc? No doubt, there is a bunch. Heck, Tristan’s site has practically become a Mecca of writers from around the globe, all enthusiastically engaged in the blogosphere. But sadly, 12 months from now, many of the bloggers shown here will be an afterthought—a simple avatar coming from a once thriving site that now sits dormant, just waiting to dissipate into that cloud we all know as ‘the internet’.

As a professional blogger for two years now, I’ve actively engaged in the blogosphere and watched many writers come and go. In fact, if I had to make an educated guess, I’d venture to say that less than 10% of all blogs live to see their first birthday. Quite sad, isn’t it? So the question is why?

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February 11th, 2011|

Tristan’s Blogging Diary 2/9/11

You’ll need to click on this post’s title to see what I did on this day.

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February 10th, 2011|

Tristan’s Blogging Diary 2/8/11

You’ll need to click on this post’s title to see what I did on this day.

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February 9th, 2011|

4 Inexpensive Microphones for YOUR Blogging and Podcasting Needs

Most of us are aware that videos are a great way to spice things up on our blogs and get traffic from YouTube. But that’s only the case if the videos are GOOD. And one of the easiest ways to make a video crappy is to have crappy audio.

For a while now I’ve been hunting for a good, inexpensive microphone for my videos. I’ve wound up testing 4 different microphones, all of which are under $100, and all of which get really good reviews on Amazon. Which one is the best?

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February 9th, 2011|

101+ Killer Blog Post Ideas

For a while now I’ve been compiling a list of a bunch of different blog post ideas/types of blog posts (remember how I’m crazy about lists?), and I figured now is a great time to share it!

Below you’ll find a list of 101+ different blog post ideas (though I’m sure there are more that I couldn’t think of). So when you’re stuck and need some blogging inspiration, just do one of the following.

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February 7th, 2011|