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Ghostwriter for Bloggers Prewritten Content

There are many valuable blog posts written about blogging, but the majority of them are targeted to those who are just starting out. There is little or no information that focuses on what people with established blogs need to do in order to stay ahead of their competition.

Many veteran bloggers spend countless hours creating fresh ideas for their site’s content only to be disappointed by an underwhelming amount of positive feedback from their readers.

If you are a blogger who is tired of writing posts that do not get the attention they deserve, it might be time to consider purchasing prewritten blog content from a reputable ghostwriter.

By hiring someone with the skills and experience necessary to write well-crafted blogs for your site, you will be able to generate content that results in increased readership, higher search engine rankings, and more website traffic.

How to Qualify a Good Ghostwriter for Bloggers

When hiring someone to write blog posts for your site, there are several things that you should look for in order to ensure that you are dealing with an experienced writer.

The following are some of the traits you should seek out in a ghostwriter for your blog:

Experience

The writer’s experience should include both blogging and writing. Many would-be ghostwriters have plenty of experience penning articles for other online publications, but their lack of history with blogging platforms makes it difficult for them to create content that resonates with your readers.

Unique Writing Style

It should be easy to distinguish the voice of your blog once a ghostwriter is done writing for you. The writer’s style should match yours in such a way that it doesn’t take away from the content, but rather adds to the tone and message that you are trying to get across.

Good Grammar

If you are going to have someone create content for your blog, they should know how to write correctly.

Spelling and grammar mishaps make it difficult for people who are reading your content online. You’ll want to have your ghostwriter use the Best Plagiarism Checker & Proofreader.

A good ghostwriter will do more than proofread their work; they’ll make sure that they are writing flawless blog posts for you.

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Experience Writing about Your Niche

The best ghostwriters to hire are those who have done extensive research on your niche and can effectively communicate to your audience through their writing.

It may be difficult to find someone who is well versed in your blog’s subject matter without having a bit of prior experience with blogging, but a good ghostwriter will be able to research your niche, understand your site’s structure and audience, and be able to write in a style that speaks directly to them.

Hiring a Ghost Writer for Bloggers is Worth It

If you have been looking for ways to increase readership on your blog, working with a ghostwriter who has extensive experience creating valuable content for blogs can help you achieve this goal.

As long as the writer has a history of delivering quality content to their clients, there is nothing wrong with making an investment in blog posts that will generate more traffic for your site.

It is important that you do your research and hire a professional ghostwriter with experience writing about your niche. There’s no reason why you should have to settle for anything less than an experienced writer who has a track record of quality blogging.

If you’re looking to hire a blog ghostwriter, then you can always try out my services by purchasing a custom article order OR purchasing some of my exclusive prewritten articles on the topic of homeschooling, work at home, and more.

I try to keep my shop stocked with new content to help save YOU time with content creation.

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How to Clean up Your Blog for Maximum SEO

How to Clean up Your Blog for Maximum SEO

Many OG bloggers want to clean up their older blog for maximum SEO, but how do you accomplish this goal? There are two answers to this problem; you can hire an SEO professional to Run a Full Website Scan in Minutes for big money to weed through your entire blog and provide you with a report of what to update, change, etc OR you can take the time to evaluate the data by yourself and use common sense and real-life experience knowledge that is found via search.

The latter will take many hours, but for someone like me who has a growth mindset? I thrive on learning this hands-on and gaining more knowledge to help others learn ways to clean up older blogs for maximum SEO without spending maximum cash. You see, as a growth mindset person who believes in the power of living poor no matter how much money you have is how you maintain positive finances (of course I’ve made some mistakes in the financial world which is why I’m sharing ideas to help you not make those same mistakes …), I always go with “taking the time to learn how to do these things on my own”.

You may choose either option. There is no right or wrong answer here. It’s just a matter of preference, and perhaps budget.

What You Will Need to Complete this Maximize SEO Process:

  • Active Google Search Console account with data from at least 16 months for your OG blog.
  • Ability to watch video tutorials, download Chrome extensions, and free WP plugins.
  • Open Multiple URLs Chrome Extension 
  • Ultimate 410 WordPress Plugin
  • 301 Redirects WordPress Plugin 
  • Some sort of basic tech experience to upload, activate and use WP plugins.
  • Basic tech and computer experience to run reports, manipulate Excel spreadsheets or Google Sheets.
  • Ability to read or watch tutorials that help simplify the process.

 

Before I dive into this topic further, as in share what I am doing to clean up my oldest blog that I still own. Remember I had an even older blog HappilyBlended.com brand that I sold back in 2016 or something that is much older than this Brandy Ellen blog.

OH! If you’re interested in flipping blogs as I do for another revenue stream, click here to buy my ‘How to Start a Blog Flipping Business’ ebook where I help you master the strategy of flipping that already established blog.

Run a Google Search Console (formally Google Webmasters) Report

Just a full disclosure before we dive deeper into how I have and am working to revamp my site; every single SEO expert out there will have a varying method to handle this process. Some will tell you to redirect every blog post you delete, others will tell you to put a 410 (permanently gone) notice on it, and others may have you just delete the URL without anything, letting search engines eventually realize the URL is no longer valid.

I have tried different options in the past, before getting distracted with my freelance writing client work and pausing on the SEO part of this major revenue-earning site. I’m setting my SEO fixes to Brandy Ellen Enterprises, aka Brandy Ellen Blogs, at a priority for this quarter of the year so I can test out my theory of a simple way to boost SEO on an OG blog without going broke!

I choose to look 16 months back. Some will go 3 months, and others will go 12 months, but I like to do 16 months. If you haven’t had Search Console code in your blog yet, well goodness gracious get that set up now and wait until it starts collecting enough data to proceed with this SEO process for your OG blog. Semrush has a good tutorial for this process.

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As you can see above, I created another tab in my Google Sheets file of the report I downloaded. Don’t know how to download a Search Console Performance Report?

  • Sign in to your Google Search Console Account.
  • Click on “Performance” on the left-hand side of your screen. s
  • Click on the pencil edit looking option where it says “Date: Last 3 months” and change it to 12 months or 16 months (your choice).
  • Then you’ll see that data for the term you put in for “date”. On the right-hand side look for the “export” button and click it.
  • Export this as a Google Sheet or Excel file.

You can see my video tutorial on my YouTube channel for How to Export Keyword Data in Google Search Console. It’s a similar process.

Now that I cut and pasted the 0 clicks URLs into another sheet in my Google Sheets, it’s time to use open multiple URLs Google Chrome Extension to check a handful of these pages at one time. This extension will open as many URLs as you tell it to by copying and pasting them into the extension. I like it because it’s quicker than copying and pasting individual URLs.

The reason I opened each URL is that, while these have 0 clicks some may be sponsored content that has to stay up for at least one year, two years, or whatnot. Maybe it’s a blog post that I committed to keeping up forever. I need to visually see each post to confirm if it’s something that I can morally remove and stay in good standing with advertisers or whatnot.

Another reason you may not want to remove an older blog post that gets 0 clicks in Google Search Console is that the blog post is relevant to your current niche. Since I review my keyword data quite frequently, in the same sheet that was exported above (see Queries sheet), I know which topics I may want to keep.

If you’re choosing to keep an older blog post that has 0 clicks because it’s relevant to your niche, then make a note within the sheet or somewhere so you’ll know to go back and update FAQ rich results data, information within the pots, and so forth to resubmit to Google for reindexing. Again check this information from Semrush for details on how-to.

How to Clean up Your Blog for Maximum SEO

Now that you have the report, some tips and tricks on how to evaluate which URLs you’ll keep or remove, it’s time to discuss how long this process will take.

This process will take as long as you need it to! Quite honestly, it could take weeks, months, or even a year to complete the entire process. I typically try to devote time to my clients that hire me to handle their URL stuff, about 3-6 months’ time. That’s strictly for downloading the report, and removing all URLs that have 0 clicks, and assign a 410 error. If a client prefers me to evaluate these links one by one, then it would take quite a bit longer, and carry a heftier price tag.

Click here to submit a request for a quote on help with removing your old 0 click URLs; such as the old school linkies (Wordless Wednesday, anyone?!), old giveaway posts, and so forth. The fee will be in the hundreds, and half is required upfront, half upon completion. I only have a couple of openings per year for this type of work, as it’s something I do to help my fellow bloggers, not so much something I have aligned with my ghostwriting for bloggers business

Assigning a 410 or 301 Redirect for Deleted URLs

Now that you have the list of URLs that are getting zero clicks, it’s time to decide if you’ll assign the removed URL as a 301 redirect (permanent) or a 410 (permanent removal). The 410 will tell search engines to remove the URL from indexing forever, while a 301 will tell search engines to inform search results to show the other URL that the page has been redirected to permanently.

I have some redirects, mostly from building niche sites. I will have some of my older blogging support content go to the blog I sold that has to do with making money blogging. Some other content, like country life to travel stuff may redirect to one of two other sites I’ve either sold or still manage.

All other content is now handled as a 410 to help remove some of the dead weight on this OG blog.

The basic way to determine which option is right for you is to look at these examples:

  • Linky posts – Wordless Wednesdays and other OG linkups we used to do – 410 because there won’t be any relevant content.
  • Old Giveaway Posts – Use a 301 redirect to your giveaway tag/category or giveaway terms page. If you no longer host giveaways then do a 41o.
  • Regular Posts – use the 310 to redirect to a similar blog post that is getting traffic when applicable or assign a 410 if not.

If you plan on doing this for an hour or two at once, then please make sure to install the two WP plugins referenced at the top of this blog pots for 410 and 310 options. The reason being, if you delete a blog post that gets 0 clicks and have the 410 plugin installed – it will ask you if you want to assign it under a 410 and you just click a button and POOF it’s done!

All you do to find each URL inside your WP Dashboard is …

Log into your WordPress dashboard, click on posts and type the title or at least a word or two of the blog post you’re looking for (aka the title from the URL you opened from the 0 clicks report).

And then you can choose to delete it or edit it from there as you would with any old blog post! Be sure to have the 310 redirects plugin open in a second tab so that you can copy the URL into that and assign it to redirect to your other blog post you want to redirect to.

If you just want to 410 it, then you can just click trash and it will ask you if you want to assign 410 (if you have the plugin installed before starting this process – you should do that now).

Once you have completed this project, you’ll be able to run another report of the same timeframe in 60-90 days to evaluate how well your blog is standing in the maximize search engine world.

There is more to maximizing SEO with an OG blog, but this will surely be a fantastic first step in a long list of SEO updates you can do to try to get your rankings back UP.

And, if you want to toss some ideas around with me before starting this project please do … 

Schedule a 60 Minute Session with ME

Do you want to schedule a consultation to discuss how to handle your 0 clicks URLs? I’d love to just chat and we can brainstorm a plan or ideas together. We can chat via Skype, or do a screen share type option. I charge $100 for a 60-minute slot. This is strictly for helping you download your report, discuss questions, provide input, etc. The consultation is not a guarantee that you can hire me to complete the work, it’s more like hiring someone that’s been blogging since 2008 to brainstorm logical ways to scope out this project so that you have time to make cash with your main revenue streams while fixing your working to maximize SEO on your blog.

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Tips for Using WordPress Reusable Blocks

Did you know that using WordPress reusable blocks can save you time while helping you get more done? With the convenient feature, you can begin saving several blocks simultaneously, ultimately using them at your convenience. 

If you regularly post specific text to your website, it can come in handy to have this option. Instead of creating new blocks each time, you’ll use your reusable blocks to add the content to each webpage. Now that you know what these blocks are, check out these tips to get started. It might sound complicated, but it’s much easier than most people realize.

Save Several Blocks at Once

While you can save Gutenberg reusable blocks one at a time, save even more time by learning how to save several blocks at once. For example, you might add the same call to action to each of your posts, or you might like to include a special note at the end of each post you’re adding to your website. If so, you can make it even easier to do this by saving multiple blocks at one time.

  1. Click on your mouse, hold it in place, and begin dragging it down. 
  2. Choose the blocks you’d like to reusable, press shift, and add other blocks simultaneously. 
  3. Next, press the three buttons at the top of the page underneath the title section, and then you’ll see a pop-up section. 
  4. Press on the “add to reusable blocks” button. It’s that simple! Once you do this, you can save those specific blocks and reuse them as often as you’d like.

Edit Each Block at the Same Time

When you want to edit something specific on each block, you can do it all at once instead of going into each block and making those changes. 

Of course, this applies to making the exact change to each block, whether you’re adding text, adding the same image, or removing some text from that block. 

When you’d like to make quick edits, add a reusable block, make the changes, and save them. Once you’ve published the changes, all the blocks will have these changes added to them.

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Easily Edit Blocks with Unique Content When Needed

If you don’t want to add the same information to each block, but you need to make some edits to each of them, the best thing to do is quickly convert each reusable block back to a regular block. 

  1. You’ll click those three dots at the top of the page next to the image of a folder and select the section that says “convert to regular block.” 
  2. Once you’ve converted it back to a regular block, you can add as much text as you’d like, make different changes, and include more images in the block before transferring it back to a reusable block. 
  3. When you thought it wasn’t possible to make changes individually to the reusable blocks, there’s a quick and straightforward method that works! 
  4. Best of all, you won’t have to start all over to make the changes or adjustments to the blocks.

Gain Access to Your Reusable Blocks in Seconds

Not sure how to find the reusable blocks after you’ve created them? It’s not a problem. If you’re looking on the right side of the editor, you’ll see text for blocks, patterns, and reusable. 

You’ll click on the section that says reusable, and it will show you the reusable block WordPress has listed for you on that specific website. You can see multiple blocks, including the first reusable one or groups of reusable ones you’ve created over time. It’s a simple way to access the content when you want to see it or edit it.

How to Manage the Reusable Blocks

  1. Select the reusable tab on your editor to see the list of reusable blocks you’ve got on your website. 
  2. Next, press the link that says manage to begin managing the blocks of text and images that you’ve created. 
  3. Once you press the link, you can start editing the content, exporting blocks, or deleting them. For example, you might want to delete these blocks and replace them with new ones after deciding to make changes to your website. 
  4. No matter your reason for wanting to get to the block management portal, it only takes seconds to get to it!

WordPress reusable blocks are convenient for those creating websites with lots of content. Whether you’re new to running a website or not, it helps to have this valuable information at your fingertips. 

If you’d like to save some time and get more done, you can use these blocks. Unfortunately, some people don’t use them because they’re afraid they won’t get to edit the content in the future if they need to do so. However, you can follow these tips to see how simple and stress-free it is to edit content, even if you’re using the reusable blocks on WordPress.

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Hiring A Ghostwriter For Your Blog

There are many bloggers out there and brands taking full advantage of having a ghostwriter on their team. A ghostwriter is a perfect addition for any brand or blogger’s site because they can provide you quality, original content on a regular basis for a small fee.

Maintaining a well-trafficked blog can be incredibly hard with how often you need to keep up with your content for the best SEO. It can become quickly overwhelming to have or keep up with a writing schedule, especially for more busy lifestyles.

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What’s the best solution? You may want to consider hiring a ghostwriter. Ghostwriters or freelance writers can help you to have more content with less work for your end, and it can help resolve writer’s block getting in the way of your content schedule.

Here are some tips to hire a ghostwriter for your blog to help you with preparing for or understanding hiring a ghostwriter for your site.

Look For Referrals First

If you know other bloggers or writers that have been in a situation like yours or have hired ghostwriters before, you should try that outlet first. Ask for recommendations or referrals for good writer options if you can, it can save you a lot of time and effort in finding a good quality or reliable writer through other sources.

Prepare Your Request

One of the most important tips to hire a ghostwriter for your blog is to prepare what you want to request ahead of time. Make sure you outline what you will need them to write, what topics will be involved, a sample of your writing for them to be able to mimic your style or voice, and anything else that you want in the job description. This makes both sides understand quicker.

Create Job Postings

When you can’t find referrals through others, you’ll have to begin to reach out through freelance writing sites or other job boards as hiring a ghostwriter. Be sure to include everything you want to convey about the job in the posting such as topics, length of articles, pay rates, and more. You can find many examples online to help you formulate one for yourself.

Narrow Your Options

It can be pretty overwhelming to figure out how to narrow down your candidates, but make sure that they have read your requirements thoroughly. You’ll want to look for someone that is dedicated, has the experience, and any other requirements that fit your specific needs. You can ask for a sample from them to see their writing skill and style, as well as communicate further.

Take Your Time

Another very important one in tips to hire a ghostwriter for your blog is to take your time when figuring all of this out. You want to be prepared before diving into this with all the knowledge that you can have and the ability to handle hiring or finding a good ghostwriter. It also may take time to find the best option for you, so be patient and be sure to think things through thoroughly.

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What does a Ghostwriter Offer?

  • The ability to edit, manipulate, and change the article in any way you deem fit.
  • The ability to take full credit for the content, yes even if it’s a sponsored post!
  • Unique, original content pertaining to your niche without having to take the time to research.
  • A silent team member who works as an independent contractor.

Hiring a ghostwriter is a fantastic business decision because it frees up the time involved in researching content, allows you to provide your editorial calendar with a trusted person who you have hired to ensure the content is delivered to you within the deadlines discussed.  

When hiring a ghostwriter it’s important to ask questions and write up a contract if you so desire to ensure you have a paper trail of what your expectations are and how they will supply you with the content.

What to ask a Ghostwriter:

  • When will content be delivered?
  • Will all content be original, free of plagiarism?
  • Will I get a discount if I purchase in bulk?
  • Can you provide review write-ups for a product or write sponsored content for me if I provide you with the guidelines?
  • Is our contract confidential, meaning you will not tell anyone that you are my ghostwriter?
  • Can we modify terms as the blog/site grows and my needs change?
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How to Hire a Ghostwriter

Not all ghostwriters have a contract that they use, regularly they email you back and forth until you come to an agreement on how services shall be provided.

Once you have established all of the fine details, you then submit payment and the ghostwriter starts working for you as an independent contractor. If you desire to have a ghostwriter sign a contract, then you should create one on your end or ask the ghostwriter to create one as part of your deal.


It’s important to have these tips in mind if you consider going through with hiring a ghostwriter for your blog so that you can have the best outcome for you, your budget, and your future. Ghostwriters are an important and useful tool for bloggers that are often overlooked.


 

Article written by Jax. Jax is a 2020 high school graduate who enjoys being outdoors, exploring, and many niche topics. Jax is Brandy Ellen’s firstborn child & a part-time virtual assistant and content writer. You can find Jax on Instagram and YouTube.