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Here's a whole other Learnist board chock full of resources to help you create and hone your craft as a writer. Despite what some people may say, bloggers are bonafide writers. (It's just that not all writers are bloggers).

Although bloggers are writers, there is a difference between freelance writing and blogging. You can be both, but in some cases, the way you structure your business will put you in one camp or the other. Here's how to make the most of it.

As a writer and blogger, I've been astounded at who I've gotten support from and even more so at who hasn't been supportive of my new books and projects. Here's some experiential advice on who to get support from, and what kinds of support to expect.

Here's a detailed breakdown of how I make money as a full-time blogger and writer. You'll see that blogging involves multiple streams of income (such as advertising, sponsorships, freelance gigs, etc). With this information, you'll see how you too, can - if you wish - take your blog on the road and travel full-time.

If you want to take your blog - and life - on the road, there's more to it than just having a blog. If you're confused about how to start, what to do with your stuff, where to find the right tools to help you with your blogging business, or if you're unsure if it's even possible for you to hit the road, check out this massive resource which spells out everything you need to know: Working on the Road: The Unconventional Guide to Full-Time Freedom.

Let's start with some basics, in the form of 17 simple rules for starting, maintaining, and monetizing your blog. Although this was written with travel bloggers in mind, it can translate across any type of blog.

In this article, three resources are reviewed, including the e-book How to Get Free Accommodation With Your Travel Blog. Although it's the bane of many travel bloggers that somebody should start a travel blog simply to get free accommodation, this book does a decent job of approaching the topic ethically and responsibly.

Before you quit your day job to go off into the wild blue yonder of blogging, take heed of this advice. You can thank me later.

Again in 2013, my income and its sources changed again. Blogging is an ever-evolving entity, and it pays to be flexible and diversified. Enjoy!