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
There is a blogger that I follow that drives me nuts. I've been blogging for over 5 years and she suddenly has more followers than me on every. single. platform. In under a year. Don't get me wrong, some bloggers do tend to explode, especially on Instagram. But the majority, especially on Facebook and Pinterest pages, the growth tends to be slower. So how did she seemingly get tens of thousands … [Read more...] about Why Buying Followers Hurts Your Engagement
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
That's it. I'm calling you out. Yes, you. You're lurking. You want to start a blog, and you haven't yet. Or, maybe you are a blogger and you'd just like a boost. Regardless, I think a blog is the absolute best way to connect online, establish your goals, and even make money or a side income. It's as addicting as PokemonGo (speaking from someone who doesn't play video games) and can turn into a … [Read more...] about Why You Need to Start a Blog + Free Course!
When you start blogging it can feel overwhelming. You need to have a university degree in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), be an expert graphic designer that can make 3-D images come to life, and also write compelling content that has J. K. Rowling asking you what inspired you. Am I right? It feels like so much pressure. But it doesn't have to be. And hopefully, like me, you started blogging … [Read more...] about The Only 3 Things You Need for a Successful Blog