5 Blog Design Tips for New Bloggers (Guest Post)

By Mariia Hepalova, content writer for DesignContest.com.

With content marketing continuing to grow in popularity, many businesses and influencers around the world are interested in creating their own blogs. If this sounds like you, you’re in the right place.

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8 Steps to Creating Perfect Content for Your Blog (Guest Post)

By Jennifer Scott, editor and business developer

Content creation is one of the most important parts of any business in this modern era. But though it may be the one of the only forms of communication you have with your potential customers, if you’ve attempted to create your own content in the past, you know how time consuming and overwhelming it can be to write quality posts for your blog.

Today, I’m showing you everything you need to know about creating perfect content for your blog efficiently, every time.

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The #1 Reason People Aren’t Reading Your Writing (& How to Fix it!)

So you’re having trouble getting people to read what you’ve written?


But unless you’re J.K. Rowling and you’re publishing another Harry Potter novel, every writer ever has to deal with this problem on a regular basis. Not only do you have to get people to want to read your books though; you also have to make people be willing to pay money for them. And that’s a challenging feat.

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Book Review: “From Receptionist To Boss” by Nicole Smartt

“The chapters in this book are a blueprint of how I went from receptionist to business owner in less than seven years and how you can too. Read it. Own it. Take action.”
Nicole Smartt, From Receptionist to Boss: Real-Life Advice for Getting Ahead at Work

With cute, quirky headings and a blog-esque writing style, it’s no wonder this memoir-slash-career prep book became an Amazon bestseller. It’s a quick read (it only took me about an hour to get through the whole thing), but it’s full of information and an inspirational story. It’s kind of like reading all of the pins on your Career-Prep Pinterest board all at once—it’s full of real-life advice, and Nicole’s story is total motivation to get out there and start working on your career ASAP!

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9 Productivity Tools You Must Have On Your Home Office or Study Desk

Whether you’re a work-at-home mom who’s looking for a little more organization in your life, or a college student looking to be a little more productive when not in the library, these are the most vital at-home desk essentials for productive study sessions and effective work habits.

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How To Ace Your College English Class

English is a particularly tricky subject, especially if you’re more of a science or math-y person. But don’t let this required general ed course be the bane of your GPA. If reading and writing aren’t your thing, or that 500-word essay is keeping you up all night—let me (the English major, total book nerd, and professional writer) help you out with some ways to overcome college English.

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