Westbrook has been blogging since 1994!
For me, blogging has transformed from a revision-avoiding-hobby into a career changer. It has got me work, training and speaking gigs, and a bit of money. I’ve seen my readers start small, before growing by more than 10,000 visits a month in just twelve months...Here's how you can get started... or improve the quality and increase the readership of your current blog.
Although it has never made me a penny directly, blogging is a huge part of the work I do, which is why I think almost all journalists need to blog.
#1: Six reasons why journalists must blog and how
#2 How to create your own blog
#3 How to build an audience
(Five things you can do to add value to your blog)
#4 Give your blog a visual edge
(Visual themes and plugins)
#5 Five big mistakes I wish I hadn’t made
(Things I wish I knew when I started blogging)
And once you're up and running, please don't forget to point us to your blog. Who knows -- we might help promote it and send some traffic your way!