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
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
The world is changing, y'all. You no longer HAVE to go to a high-rise building in order to get your work done. Instead, the work at home job scene is booming and I welcome this change. Before I started blogging full time, I worked at home for two different companies. The first, as a social media and marketing manager and the second as a marketing and communications specialist. Both were completely … [Read more...] about 15 Jobs That Let You Work From Anywhere (And Where to Find Them)
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