How Often Should You Blog?

Blogging and Writing

It is a common question concerning the frequency of blogging. How often should you blog? Daily? Weekly? Monthly? It depends. That’s not to say that there are no objective principles. The frequency of your blogging […]

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An Important Lesson For Blogging and Social Media

Blogging and Writing

I have been involved in blogging and social media for a long time. There are many lessons that I have learned but there is one that has stood out. I don’t have to respond to […]

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What Kind of Blog Post Titles Get Read Most?

Blogging and Writing

I have been blogging a long time. I have noticed that some of my most popular blog posts have something in common. And this is their titles are in the form of a question. As […]

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Is It Time to Start Blogging?

Blogging and Writing

Have you ever considered starting a blog? You don’t have to be the perfect writer or technology expert to start blogging. Here are some questions to ask: Is there a topic that you are passionate […]

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What I Learned From a Readers’ Survey

Survey

I recently did a survey concerning my various online activities. Certain things were simply confirmed but there were a few surprises. Here are some of the things that I learned. The people who listen to […]

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Set Some Goals For Your Blogging

As I write this, it is nearing the end of the year. It is a time when people are considering resolutions for the new year. Whatever you think about new year’s resolutions, it is always […]

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Top Five Things I Have Learned About Blogging

As I approach fifty years old, I have been doing a number of top five lists. One area of my life that has taken a significant amount of time is blogging. I have been blogging […]

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7 Steps to Become a Really Bad Blogger

Blogger

I recently blogged about 7 Steps to Become a Really Bad Apologist. I thought I would so something similar for blogging. Remember this is all tongue in cheek so be careful with how you apply what […]

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How to Not Get Burned Out as a Blogger

Blogger

Blogging can be a lot of fun. But it can also be draining, not just time-wise, but emotionally as well. If you are a blogger, you need to be proactive in keeping yourself healthy and […]

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5 Things I Love About Blogging

Blogging and Writing

I have been blogging for over ten years. I have had a few breaks of a couple months in there but have stuck with it fairly consistently. The truth is that I enjoy blogging. I […]

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Create an Editorial Calendar

Editorial Calendar

There is nothing worse for a blogger than to sit down, knowing that it is time to write a blog post, and staring at a blank screen with no ideas. But it doesn’t have to […]

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Setting Blogging Goals

Blogging and Writing

It is always the right time to be setting goals for your online activity, including blogging. The key is to set SMART goals. What are SMART goals? Specific Measurable Attainable Relevant Timely Anything less than […]

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Martin Luther and Blogging

Blogging

With the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther nailing the 95 Theses on the Wittenberg door, I recently read Roland Bainton’s Here I Stand. I was struck by something as I read the story of the […]

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How to Make the Most of Twitter

Twitter

Twitter can be a great way to promote your blog. While I have not found the same numbers as I do when it comes to Facebook, Twitter should be an important contribution to promoting your […]

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5 Mistakes Bloggers Often Make

Bloggers

Bloggers can have the best intentions and still find that their sought after audience eludes them. It is not enough to publish a few good pieces of content. There are some basic mistakes that are […]

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The Reason I Blog About Autism

Disability and Faith

I often say that I blog for myself, that it is it is a way for me to sort through my thoughts and at times vent about what is bugging me. But I must confess […]

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5 Good Reasons for Pastors to Blog

Pastors

I almost called this post, “Should Pastors Blog?” but I chose not to because it suggests there is a yes or no answer. The truth is that some pastors should not blog. Perhaps they are […]

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6 Ways Bloggers Can Support Other Bloggers

Bloggers

Blogging can be fun and rewarding. One of the things that I enjoy about blogging is connecting with other bloggers. We are not alone in our desire to produce interesting content for others to read. […]

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How to Have a Successful Blog

Blog

I would not consider myself an expert in blogging but I have blogged for ten years and so have learned a thing or two. I would like to share a few ideas about how you […]

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5 Tips For Apologetics Bloggers

Apologetics Bloggers

I have been blogging in some form or another for ten years. Much of that has included apologetics blogging. I enjoy writing apologetics-related blog posts and hopefully I have learned something over the years. Here […]

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Darren Rowse on Blogging as a Stepping Stone

Christian Blogging

Why bother blogging? Beyond the enjoyment of blogging as its own end, blogging can also become a stepping stone to other opportunities. Darren Rowse of ProBlogger speaks to this in this video. Interested in a […]

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Is Apologetics Blogging Dead?

Apologetics Blogging

In recent months I have come across numerous articles, posts and podcasts reflecting on the question, “Is blogging dead?” Obviously blogging cannot be completely dead as I am writing a blog post on the subject. […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 12

Apologetics and Theology

Write a Guest Post for Another Blog You have good things to say. You have studied and learned and want to pass on your knowledge. But how do you do that? You may have your […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 7

Apologetics and Theology

Start a Blog This section is both for those who do not have a blog or those who want to improve their blog. If you already have a successful blog, feel free to move on […]

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A Resource That All Bloggers Need

Blogging and Writing

I have been blogging in the area of Christian discipleship for quite a few years. It is important for me to keep up on biblical studies and theology to make sure that my content is […]

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How the Busiest Person Can Find Time to Blog

Blogging and Writing

I talk to many people who want to blog but find it hard to set the time aside. I understand that. At certain times in my blogging career, I have let it slip. But it […]

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Inbound Marketing Certification

Get certified! I have just completed Hubspot’s Inbound Marketing Certification. You may think that is strange as my background is more in Christian ministry and theology. However, I have found this training to be very […]

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What is the Best Blogging Platform?

Blogging and Writing

What type of blogging platform should you use? I am currently working on an eBook on blogging but I thought I would share some thoughts here as well. Specifically about the different blogging platforms that […]

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5 Reasons Why Writers Should Blog

Blogging and Writing

I personally find blogging to be very enjoyable. But what about writers who do not currently blog? Is there any point in starting to blog? I would like to share five reasons why writers should […]

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5 Things to Include in an Apologetics Blog Post

Apologetics

Perhaps one of the best opportunities for apologists these days is that of blogging. You can put out your thoughts and people can read your content for free, no matter where in the world they […]

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2 Types of Blog Posts You Need to Write

Blog

Blogging can be a fulfilling activity for people who enjoy writing. But not all blog posts are the same. Both of the ones I will share are important but it is helpful for you to […]

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3 Steps on How to Grow Your Blog

Blogging and Writing

Assuming you are blogging regularly with some quality posts, I have a foolproof way of growing your blog. There are only three steps. Read very carefully. Set a goal. Achieve the goal. Repeat. I am […]

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How I Started Blogging

Blogging and Writing

I invaded the blogosphere (do people still use that word?) in 2006. I had just published my first book (with Stan Porter), Unmasking the Pagan Christ, and discovered that someone (Ian Clary) was reviewing our book. […]

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How to Come Up with Blog Topics

Blog

Are you serious about blogging? Do you really want to make something of your blog? Content is key. If blogging is just an occasional hobby, you can blog on what you feel like when you feel […]

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Don’t Get Lazy With Your Blogging

Blogging

You need to make a decision. Why are you blogging? There are two possible reasons. One is as a diary. It is just a nice way to express what you are feeling. The other is […]

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Picking Your Nose in the Car and Blogging

Blogging

Admit it. You know you have done it. You are stopped at an intersection or you are driving on the highway and you feel that tingle in your nostril. There is something that needs to […]

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6 Tips for Apologetics Bloggers

Apologetics Bloggers

Many of these tips are relevant to all bloggers, but in this post I am writing specifically for apologetics bloggers. These come from my experience as an apologetics blogger. I enjoy blogging and I hope […]

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How to Make Money Blogging

Blogging and Writing

Can you make money blogging? Sure you can. Will you get rich? Not likely. There are some people who make a full-time income blogging but they are a very small percentage of bloggers. Others make […]

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Why Do I Blog? (Part Two)

Blogging and Writing

I recently did a post on Why Do I Blog? In that context, I talked about why I blog about the things happening in my life, as that is my personal blog. It is just as […]

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So You Want to Be a Blogger?

Blogging and Writing

I have been blogging for six or seven years now. I don’t do everything perfectly, but I have learned some things through trial and error. If you want to be an effective blogger, this advice […]

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