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How to Start and Run a Profitable Blog – Part One

How to Start and Run a Profitable Blog – Part One
How to Start and Run a Profitable Blog – A Beginner’s Guide for Blogging I need to tell you that this is an out-an-out curated post but with all the juicy points for the benefit of bloggers. Too much information is always overwhelming, so let me get ya the creme de toppe’. What does it take to be a great blogger and a money maker as well? Well, there are many strategic viewpoints and suggestions from pioneer blogging experts which makes your work simple. You have to be sure about your plans for the blog – niche, target audience, business model, social media promotions, social media scheduling, content marketing and many more… Don’t you worry… There is a set template for every kind of blog and all kinds of blogging activities. You have to just follow through but ofcourse infuse it with your own creativity. So, Shall we….. The number one factor is to set your specific goals. 1. Create Strategic and Well-defined Blog Goals If you started your blog with a loosely defined plan, then what you have is an erratic content strategy at best. Without clarity in direction, mission and strategic goals, you’ll limp along. Want to create your blogging goals? Start with this goal setting worksheet. Important Blog Questions to Answer 1. What is the very purpose you want to blog? The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Blog 2. What will a blog do for your business or what has it done so far? Look down the road – 3, 6, 9 months. A Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Blog: 50 Essential Tips and Tricks 3. Who will read your blog? Be specific about your reader and potential customer. How to Define Your Target Audience 4. How will you stay consistent? Who will help you achieve your blogging goals? It is always better to start a blog as a joint venture with a like minded partner if you just want to focus on content creation. The other person can be your technology and marketing partner. Sounds good right… 5 Essential WordPress Tips for Beginners 5. How does a blog support your current marketing efforts? 33 Ways To Market Your Blog 6. What’s your writing style? Are you serious, straightforward, funny, data driven, silly, witty? 50 No-Fluff, Content-Rich Blog Post Ideas 7. What will your marketing funnel look like? e.g. How will your blog create business opportunities and drive sales? How to Make Money Blogging So, these are the baby steps you have to take and be cautious about. Take one step at a time but in a well-planned manner. In due course, you will master the process and start enjoying when people respond to your posts. Happy to announce that we accept guest posts on  Social Media Management and Blogging Tips. See to it that the post has atleast 400 words and a byline for author with a link at the end. Better the content be original and No spamming pl. Send your posts to [email protected] with Subject Line: “Guest Post on SMM” or “Guest Post on Blogging.” Admin’s decision is final and we will definitely let you know about the status of your post.  ...
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What is Strategic Human Resource Management

What is Strategic Human Resource Management
Strategic HRM – How it helps in improved Business Performance  Don’t forget to take the HR QUIZ at the end of this article Definition: Strategic human resource management (strategic HRM or SHRM) is a tactic to managing human resources that supports long-term business goals and outcomes with a strategic framework. It means that all HR Activities will be linked to the Organization’s Strategic Objectives. Here I have to mention a little bit about strategy – A company has to plan its activities not only for short-term but for a long-term also. This futuristic activity has to be backed up by some solid policies and practices without which the firm will start limping after a particular point of time. These goals and objectives are called strategies which are formulated in lieu of internal and external business environment, and also take into account legal, political and economic considerations. “Strategic HRM is an approach that defines how the organization’s goals will be achieved through people by means of HR strategies and integrated HR policies and practices.” Basics of strategic hrm: Formulation of HR Programs to enhance overall organizational performance Strategic HR planning from start Pro-actively participate in big picture decision making Redesign organizations and the work processes Measure financial results of all HR activities  Human Resource managers need to go for: Focus on developing HR programs that improve organizational performance Pro-active decision making on mergers, acquisitions, and downsizing Restructure the work processes to enrich overall organizational performance Measure and document the financial results of all HR activities Strategic HRM is the key to improved business performance A good SHRM strategy In the majority of organizations people are now the biggest asset. Their knowledge, skills and abilities have to be employed and used to the maximum effect if the organization is to create any value. Benefits of strategic hr Enables development of high-quality workforce through focus on types of people and skills needed Helps in cost-effective utilization of labor, particularly in service industries where labor is generally expensive Facilitates planning and assessment of environmental uncertainty, and adaptation of organization to external forces  Strategic human resource management is important in both large and small companies. Small companies have an ease of managing HR because of the small number of people involved and training them for a strategic approach might be lot easier. Larger companies need to have a whole department in charge of human resources and development. Assessment 1. ————is the assessment of internal and external conditions that affect the organization Environmental scanning Environmental scrutiny 2. The elementary way of employee learning in which the employees of an organization copy the behaviors of someone else is classified as Behavioral modeling Spaced modeling 3. The completion time of training, cost of resources and number of trainees are variables that must be considered in Delivery of training Selection of employees 4. The step in recruitment process in which the candidates are shortlisted fulfilling the minimum requirements of the job is classified as Pre-employment screening Affirmative screening 5. In an organization, the research efforts that are made to evaluate current structure of human resource management are classified as HR audit HR rating Buy Handbook of Strategic HRM by Michael...
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