Picture Ariel in "The Little Mermaid." That red head knew one thing for sure: she wanted her man but more than that, she wanted her voice back. Why? Because if you don't have that, then how can you truly be yourself? *Cue dramatic Disney orchestra music playing.* Forget the idea of a niche. Take away the notion of pigeon-holing yourself into a category. Almost every successful blogger that I read … [Read more...] about How To Find Your Blogging Voice
There are so many rules when it comes to building a successful, money making blog: use SEO, make it pretty, write engaging posts. The list goes on. Whether you're brand new or a pro, I know you've heard it before. But I think that you can create a blog that you love, that others RUSH to, that makes you income, without selling your soul. You can make money blogging, let me be the first to tell … [Read more...] about How To Make Money Blogging (Without Selling Your Soul)
You guys I am so excited right now. I'm trying to very thoughtful and write a cool intro to this post but all I can think is: did you see I made a quiz?! Alright, time to get real. Because I want to explain the immense thought and careful crafting behind this blogging quiz. One of the best ways to grow your blog is to have an understanding of what your audience wants to see PLUS your unique … [Read more...] about QUIZ! What Kind of Blogger Are You?
If I had a fairy blog-mother the one thing I'd ask for is pageviews. (Side note, I'll ask the Instagram Genie for authentic followers). This is the lifeblood of your bad ass blog. I know you've heard from the experts that you need a pretty layout, a newsletter, and a social media strategy. While that helps boost your blog and I agree, those are tips to improve your blog. But think about it: all of … [Read more...] about How I Doubled My Pageviews in 6 Months
I'm one of those. I blog about blogging. But, I'll admit I've been blogging for over 5 years, so I think I've been around the block long enough. I also worked for years in social media and marketing and digital advertising, so I hope to impart some of my knowledge + blogging experience here. I'm going to break down my best blog posts based on category. Hope these will help you, whether … [Read more...] about My Best Posts On Blogging & Social Media
It seems lately the focus for making money as a blogger is from either affiliate links or selling what you know. While those are valid and AWESOME ways to make money blogging, there are many ways you can make money blogging. And these don't feel scammy or like you're selling your soul for the purpose of making a buck. I'll never forget when I did a sponsored post about adult diapers.... truly am … [Read more...] about 11 Surprising Ways To Make Money Blogging