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

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

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

How To Keep Your Blog Business Running Even When Life Goes Crazy

Keep your blog business running even when life is crazy

This week is NUTS. I’ve got: a spring program field day a massage to get the oil changed book club oh yeah… and a party to throw for the kiddo this weekend (that I’m 95% unprepared for as of now). All of these things are totally “cutting into my work time” Thank goodness I have … Continue reading

Catering to Rabid Meat Eaters and Other Lessons From The Roadhouse

roadhouse lessons

My husband called and said he was taking me to Texas Roadhouse for my birthday… then he called back and said he had to work. It was too late… my mind was already filled with Roadhouse. You wanna know something crazy… whenever I think of Roadhouse, I think of this post. Wanna know something even … Continue reading

Live Work Session: Creating Stand-Alone Visual Content

live work session: how to create stand alone visual content

If you’re using social media as part of your marketing strategy you know you can’t just throw out link after link and expect the traffic to just cascade to your site. Nope. Social media takes a little bit more finesse than that. It takes creating a feeling in your reader/follower/friend/circles. When you help your community … Continue reading

How to Turn Your Blog Into a Work of Art That Must Be Shared

turn your boring blog into a work of art

I’m not an artist, in the paint and paintbrush sense of the word, but I do consider my blog a work of art. It’s my artistic endeavor, it’s how I share myself with the world. It’s where I let people glimpse into me, my life, and how it feels to be a work at home … Continue reading

Affiliate Marketing Success Series: Why You Need an Online Home Base

why you need an online home base

Way back in the olden days, you know, a few years ago, you could be a successful affiliate marketer just running ads. You could buy some google ads, and send people directly to the product page and they would buy. While that strategy has some huge flaws it worked. Today that is no longer the … Continue reading

Building a Content Creation and Curation Plan That Works

content and curation plan

I don’t like being stifled by a schedule. And I’ve come to know it’s important to have a plan. There’s a fine line between being stifled by a schedule and creating a plan that works for you. Having a plan is crucial because it can take all the “thinking” out of your day. There have … Continue reading