How To Make Money Online Without Alienating Your Friends and Family

How to make money online without alienating your friends and family

In all the years I’ve been blogging the problem people come to me with most often is actually making money. They don’t want to be salesy. They don’t want to offend people. They don’t want people to think they’re “just in it for the money”… and so they end up not making a dime. Which … Continue reading

Blog Workshop: How to Make Money Doing What You Already Know How to Do

how to provide services on your blog

How to Make Money Doing What You Already Know How to Do It’s a new month which means a new topic to dig into in the Blog workshop. This month we’re going to be talking about providing services. Providing services from your blog is the fastest way to start creating an income for your blog. … Continue reading

How One Busy Mom Create a Profitable and Wildly Popular Blog About Food

interview with shauna smart of the best blog recipes

This whole month we’ve talked about niche mastery. Kelly and I have talked about it from the perspective of writing about blogging, but we wanted you to know that creating a popular and profitable blog is possible in ANY niche. We called on our friend Shauna Smart of The Best Blog Recipes to share her … Continue reading

5 Ways to Become an Authority Figure In Your Niche

be an authority figure in your niche

Happy Monday and welcome to Blog Workshop. This month we are covering niche mastery from all sides. Today we’re going to talk about how YOU can become an authority figure in your niche, no matter how little or long you’ve been blogging. There are things you can tackle today to start creating authority and building … Continue reading

7 Steps to Creating Amazing Images for Your Blog and 53 Places to Get Them If You Don’t Want To Do It Yourself

amazing images for your blog posts

With the rise in popularity of image based content (thanks to sites like Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook) it’s  more important than ever to have a stellar images (at least one) in your blog post. A lot of bloggers will just go to google, search for something, download it and use it on their blog… problem … Continue reading

How to Stand Out in a Saturated Niche

how to stand out in a saturated niche

I hear it over and over again… people wondering if they can really create a successful blog in that niche… isn’t it too saturated?! NO. That’s my answer now and the answer I will always give… no it’s not too saturated. Today Kelly and I share how you can look at any evergreen, supposedly over … Continue reading

Niche Mastery Series: Simple Tips to Choose Your Niche

niche mastery series #blogworkshop

Each month we focus on a specific area of blogging for our Blog Workshop. This month we’ll be focused on niche mastery. Choosing your niche is one of the most important things you can do to create a successful blog. Today we’re going to share some of our favorite (and most successful) ways of choosing … Continue reading

3 Tips to Turn Your Email List into a Thriving Community #blogworkshop

increase email engagement

It’s one thing to have an email list… names and email addresses, it’s another thing all together to have an engaged email community. Having people looking forward to your emails, opening them, and clicking on the links is what sets the successful bloggers apart from the not so successful bloggers. It can seem really complicated … Continue reading

The Only Tip You Need to Stay Out of a Blogging Rut

how to get out of a blogging rut

Yesterday I wrote a post about fear, and mindfulness. It’s a new path I’ve been following and I want to share what I’m learning with my readers. I opened my autoresponder to email my list and looked at my list names… prosperityforbloggers, blog2hours, empoweredbloggers… and wondered how on earth this post was going to be … Continue reading

3 Simple Ways to Turn Your Email Subscribers Into Raving Fans #blogworkshop

#blogworkshop how to turn subscribers into raving fans

  For the rest of the month we’re going to be covering different aspects of Email marketing here on the #blogworkshop. Make sure you put a reminder in your phone so you don’t miss an episode. Every Monday 10a Central. 3 Simple Ways to Turn Your Email Subscribers Into Raving Fans 1. First communication. Give … Continue reading