One of my favorite things to do every year is recap. What was the best, and of course, the absolute worst of the year. It provides perspective and helps me establish goals for the coming year. I wanted to kick off this year's recap post with a slightly different angle — recapping a few of my favorite trips, books, best-of-the-blog, and more. But I'll also include a giveaway to accompany … [Read more...] about Helene’s Best of 2017 (PLUS GIVEAWAY!)
I know one thing about bloggers and it's that we need to save money. There are so many things to buy when it comes to your blog: hosting, design, fonts, you name it! So I've compiled a list of some of the best sales you can find on Black Friday and Cyber Monday for bloggers and influencers. And I've decided to offer a sale!! I'm offering 50% off (this is insane and it's never been done before) of … [Read more...] about The Best Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales for Bloggers and Influencers
Blogging is a full time job. Whether you're a full time blogger or not, there's just so much to do. From writing, taking photos, editing, social media-ing, to monetizing, it seems like the "to-dos" never end. But I think I've found a way to balance my very busy life and my blog. Last month, October 2017, I made over $15,000 from my blog. I didn't have a crazy sale. I didn't publish 33 posts. In … [Read more...] about How I Made $15,000 Last Month While Traveling Full Time
One of the absolute best ways to get traffic to your blog is Pinterest. Pinterest is a category of it's own when it comes to social media. It's more of a search engine than anything else. But unlike Google, its algorithm is a bit different. Vertical pins along with "rich" descriptions that lead to helpful content do best on Pinterest. For years, many bloggers and pinners spent time manually … [Read more...] about How to Go Viral on Pinterest: Tailwind Tribes
"You can skip this, it's stupid and bullshit anyway." This is a direct quote that I furiously scribbled down in the notes section in my phone. It was said aloud so that others could hear while touring a restaurant and hotel in rural Romania. Maybe she's just tired, I thought to myself. We all were. Piling 50 bloggers, photographers, and influencers on a bus and driving for hours isn't easy for … [Read more...] about The Shocking Truth About Travel Blogging
I wanted to do a small recap about what's going on lately, since I haven't done that in months. And thought it would also be a good excuse to also include the new shop! Stay til the end of this post for a never seen before surprise. P.s. if you're just here for the shop check it out right here! Travel updates I'm currently writing this from Romania where I'll be for the next couple weeks seeing … [Read more...] about Life Lately & Introducing the Shop!