I have tried and tested almost every website platform out there. Whether it's for a job or for my own personal blog, I've had the benefit to really dig deep into which website works best. Before we get into the comparison, I want to be up front with you: there is no wrong choice when it comes to picking a platform. One is NOT better than another. Get over the idea that Blogger is for newbies or … [Read more...] about Which is the best platform? A Blogger, WordPress, and Squarespace Comparison
We are lucky to live in a day and age where bloggers are seen as trusted resources. People value our opinion and take to heart our recommendations. The statistics show that people buy things when they hear it from a trusted resource, rather than an ad. This is excellent news for bloggers, we are that trusted resource. Now, more than ever I've been working with sponsors and brands to spread the … [Read more...] about How To Manage, Track, and Make Money With Sponsors
This week I am flying to San Francisco to film a class with Brit + Co, then to Denver for someone you might know's wedding in Steamboat, then staying an extra few days for another wedding in Colorado, then I'm back for 24 hours in Nashville. Then I drive the belongings that I have left from Nashville to Dallas. We are in Dallas for 2 weeks of which we are traveling around a bit to say goodbye to … [Read more...] about How to Grow Your Blog on The Go
How the hell do you launch a product? Better yet, how do you do it in a stress free way? What if you could create an actual income from things you are PASSIONATE about?! What would you do? For me, I'd quit my job. I've successfully launched multiple products and services and I'm able to now blog full time. From the comfort of... anywhere! I want to show you exactly how to do it. With a brand new, … [Read more...] about How to Create a Product that Sells – Free Workshop!
Ahhhhh, it's finally live. After what felt like the longest hiatus ever, my new website it here! I know what you're thinking. Helene, is THIS your big news? No. You'll know it when it hits you, promise! But I do have a new blog. And it's on Wordpress. Before you judge me for switching from Blogger to Wordpress let me explain. I love Blogger. I love Wordpress. I love Squarespace. … [Read more...] about The New Blog
If you're a blogger, you need to be on Pinterest. Plain and simple. For many, Pinterest is one of the BEST tools to bring traffic and new followers to a blog. But when I was pinning, I was getting frustrated. Here's what I knew about Pinterest: - Create beautiful pins that people want to share - Size them correctly (vertical images do better than wide images), that being 735X1102 pixels - … [Read more...] about The ONE Pinterest Strategy That Changed The Game