About Chrissie Cole

Chrissie Cole is a freelance writer for various blogs, including Speedy
Incorporation Service
, which helps new small business owners
incorporate online as well as offering advice and information about
running their new business successfully via their small
business tips blog
. Follow Chrissie on Twitter.

Handy Sites and Sources for New Blog Content

My first post here on Hot Blog Tips was titled, “Tried and True Tips for New Blog Content.” While I still use those same tips for coming up with new blog content, I’ve found a few new ways and thought I would share those as well. If I save at least one fellow blogger from banging his head into the monitor or desk, I will have done a good job! [Read more…]

Working From Home? Are You Prepared For The Next Power Outage?

Last time I wrote on Hot Blog Tips, I wrote about considering a blogging partnership, which, so far is going amazingly well. I will write more about that on another day. But today I wanted to write about being a blogger and always being prepared for a disaster – from moving to power outages – both of which have affected me at different times.

Moving is going to be stressful in some way, no matter how much planning and organizing goes into it. I know this because I recently moved and despite all my organizing and scheduling, things got confusing and hectic real fast. Power and Internet loss for any reason can wreak havoc on your life and business if you don’t have a plan.

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Business Blogging – Considering A Blogging Partnership

One of the things that I most love about blogging as well as affiliate marketing is that it’s always evolving and changing. That’s not to say I don’t find myself overwhelmed sometimes trying to stay ahead of the curve, but overall it is one of the things I most love. And this isn’t the first time I find myself circling back to an idea that I thought was dead because I am constantly changing and evolving too. [Read more…]

Going Beyond PayPal – Accepting Credit Cards On Your Blog

Purse with Credit CardsThe last time I wrote on Hot Blog Tips, I wrote about, Tried and True Tips for Blog Content.€ Since that time, my blogging has morphed into an area that is new to me, but I’ve accepted the challenge.

When I first started out online I sold private label pet products. I lasted about a year before I became overwhelmed with customer complaints and questions. The stress of dealing with customers was zapping my creativity in other ways. As such, I started learning everything I could about affiliate marketing. However, just recently my mom asked me to help her create a blog to sell her own products. This is great, although, I, personally shudder at the thought. [Read more…]

Tried and True Tips For New Blog Content

Blog Post Idea BoxWith several of my own blogs and my freelance writing work, there are days that coming up with content is easy as can be and I sail right through my posts. But, then there are those days where my mind is completely blank and I haven’t a clue what to blog about. Below are some strategies that I use to come up with new content ideas. Some of them may seem old, but they still work… [Read more…]