A Guide To Affiliate Marketing For Beginners

Thanks to social media, affiliate marketing is more popular than ever. You’ve likely been on the receiving end many times, but still might feel unclear on how affiliate marketing for beginners actually works.  We see them all the time on Instagram, YouTube, and even TikTok: influencers promoting links that give customers discounts and the influencers rewards. How many times have you[...]


7 Keys To Writing Catchy Titles That Get You More Traffic

It’s expected that bloggers do keyword research before writing their blog posts. But, how much time are they spending researching and brainstorming blog post titles? Be honest: do you intentionally invest at least 10 minutes in creating catchy titles for your blog posts, or are headlines a bit of an afterthought?  Surely the answer to that question is looking back at you in the[...]


How To Format Your Blog Posts So People Actually Read

Picture this: a reader arrives on your blog post. The mood is right, the music swells, you’re saying all the right things, and they read your post its entirety. That’s what we’re all looking for, isn’t it?! We don’t want a cheap quickie where readers skim the first two paragraphs and leave. We want romance, dammit. But it doesn’t happen on its own. Keeping readers on the page[...]


How To Write SEO-Friendly Blog Posts

Why are we here? Where did we come from? Will we end up in the same place as our cats when we go? And, how does SEO *really* work? For many online business owners, the inner workings of SEO truly belong in that category of questions that science is yet unable to answer. Yet, learning how to write SEO-friendly blog posts is one of those essential lessons you need to learn if you want to bl[...]


How To Prepare For The Future Of Blogging

Cue the funeral taps: for whatever reason, the search term “is blogging dead?” remains one of the most popular questions surrounding the future of blogging. What a sad gestalt to have as a group.  Change into some color and look ahead, my friend! The future of blogging isn’t just alive (could we have a lower bar?), but it’s bright! Blogs and blogging have never been more r[...]


My Blogging Story And Advice For You

In the 3 years that this blog has existed, I’ve never really addressed its existence. I was so afraid of being mistaken for the “online diary” blogging stereotype that I haven’t shared a single post specifically about myself or this blog’s purpose. An explanation could’ve really helped, too, because the content has zigzagged across the map!  In the beginning, I wrote a[...]


The Unignorable Benefits Of Blogging For Business (And The Risks)

Online business is the wild west: there are people making their living dropshipping toilet brushes and financially dominating people. There’s no one recipe telling you what you *need* to make it online, but the benefits of blogging for business are so clear that they are unignorable. Yet, if you're here reading this, I reckon you might not be convinced that the benefits of blogging[...]


Does Daily Blogging Really Boost Your Traffic?

Professional bloggers will all throw out different suggestions for blogging schedules and there's no right or wrong answer, but I’m going to suggest something spicy, bold but potentially brilliant: daily blogging.  Daily blogging entails writing an entire blog post in a day and hitting publish (or schedule) that very same day. There's no beating around the bush that this is a ve[...]


Disadvantages Of Blogging That may Just Deter You

The advantages of blogging are surreal: you can make money from anywhere while being your own boss, and somehow this exclusively takes place in a tropical environment (or the pictures will convince you that, at least). But it all begs the question: what are the disadvantages of blogging that are going undiscussed?  It’s not all Macbooks and palm trees (sand in a keyboard is a ni[...]


Blogging Mistakes For Beginners That Plague Sites

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The early days of blogging are surreal: starting your own blog is thrilling, so difficult, full of constant troubleshooting. No matter how much research you do before you begin (and I know you’ve done a lot), I bet you’ll still make at least one of these blogging mistakes for beginners.  There’s no shame or stress, because you can correct most of these blogging mistakes for[...]

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