Lazy Sunday Morning Links Vol.8 – Blog Edition

The Sunday Morning links are a wee bit late thanks to a nasty head cold. Rest and Warcraft have been most of the last three days for me. Apologies for the lack of posts this week. Hopefully, I am cleared up and have renewed focus in the next few days.

This week’s post is a tad different as it is all resources for start and maintaining a blog. Enjoy!

Starting Links

Blog: 15 Reasons I Think You Should Blog by Becoming Minimalist | Joshua Becker is one of my mainstay bloggers. If this post doesn’t connect, there is no real reason to continue with the rest of the links.

Blog:  How to start a successful blog from The Minimalists | Now that you are convinced to start a blog, use this guide – which is the best I have seen to get started. It also contains the three reasons not to start a blog – which are sometimes missed by others.

Blog:  How to choose the best blogging platform from ConverKit | This post from ConverKit helps break down all the places your blog could live and what will be best for your new site.

Series: Blogging for Noobs by Alternative Chat | For the real beginners, Sarah has begun a new series for fresh bloggers. It is only in its second week but already contains valuable information. I am looking forward to more posts.

blog links noob alt chat

Blog: 75 Types of Blog Posts by Kyla Roma | Get the content ideas flowing with the help of Kyla’s worksheet on 75 blog post ideas. Great for both beginner and advanced bloggers.

Blog:  How to choose the best blogging platform from ConverKit | This post from ConverKit helps break down all the places your blog could live and what will be best for your new site.

Blog: Creating Awesome Visuals for Your Blog by White Oak Creative | Lindsay’s blog is a fabulous resource. When it comes graphics, fonts, and plug-ins for WordPress her posts are top notch. This post is full of great resources for image sourcing, credit, and building consistency.

Post Publish Links

Blog:  Five things that pro-bloggers do after they hit publish by Kyla Roma | Now that you are publishing, make sure to take the next step to get your posts seen! I took my wife’s advice when I started and made sure to implement these five things.

Blog: Writer’s Block is Not an Excuse from ConverKit | Another fabulous article from ConvertKit on Blogging. Once you’re up and running it is important to keep your content coming. I failed at this on my blog this week.   

Blog:  5 Tips to Maximize Your Reach from MeetEdgar |  More social media goodness! Get your posts seen by more people with social media tips shared by the MeetEdgar Blog.

Are you thinking of starting a blog in 2017? What is stopping you?

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