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    Blogging Tips,  Entrepreneurship

    Attention Bloggers: What to Do When Everything Feels Like It’s Going Wrong

    Just about every post that I write these days (for any of my four websites) is SEO-driven, or at least something I think will do well on social. This post is not one that fits either of those criteria, but one that my heart feels called to write. Because in at least some point in your blogging career, everything will feel like it’s going wrong.  You’ll feel like you’re putting a ton of effort in, and something (or odds are, multiple things) just continues to fail. And that is a very hard place to be in. I’m just here to tell you – I understand.  I’ve been there in the…

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    Blogging Tips

    125+ Awesome Fitness Blog Post Ideas (Cure Your Writers Block!)

    Building a wellness or fitness blog offers a win-win business model – you’re able to genuinely help people become healthier, and it can also be a huge moneymaker for you.  There are so many fitness blog post ideas that you can write about and monetize! Everyday, more and more people (many who may not have been previously interested in lifestyle changes) are now starting to search for ways to increase exercise, eat better, and educate themselves about the benefits of natural care products.  All of these offer opportunities for helpful, informative, and motivating posts. Of course, no matter how much you love blogging, you’re bound to experience writers block at…

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    Blogging Tips

    KeySearch Review: How to Get More Blog Traffic with Keyword Research!

    Want to see real, sustainable, increased blog traffic?  Learn all about why you need to focus on SEO – and how KeySearch will help you! (This KeySearch review is up to date for 2019, and I’ll be updating it periodically with any new features that roll out.) Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. As an affiliate, I earn a commission on qualifying purchases.  It does not change your user experience in anyway.  The Mistake Most Bloggers Make with SEO If you’ve been around the blog-o-sphere for a bit of time, you’ve probably stumbled across people talking about SEO – search engine optimization.  And if you’re anything like me, you probably…

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    Blogging Tips

    How to Hire a Virtual Assistant to Propel Your Blog Growth

    As your blog grows, it might be time to start thinking about hiring a virtual assistant. But one thing you might be thinking – why should you hire a virtual assistant anyway?  And what do they do? Let’s break it all down today!  We’ll cover the benefits of hiring a virtual assistant, signs you need a virtual assistant, and ideas on specific tasks you can outsource. This can seriously be a huge relief as you’re juggling all the hats.  If you’ve been following along with me here for a while, you may know I run multiple sites – and my son only goes to preschool a few days a week.…

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    Blogging Tips

    5 Best Ways to Make Money Blogging for Beginners

    Have you ever had a conversation with someone and you tell them you’re a blogger?  If you’re like me, you may have gotten the follow up question that always seems to follow: “how do you make money blogging?”  It’s a valid question for sure – most of us start blogging because we want to share our thoughts and insight, but the ins and outs of monetization can be a little tougher to figure out.  This post is designed to help you figure out the best ways to make money blogging for beginners – and how you can implement these strategies on your own site. 5 Best Ways to Make Money…

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    Blogging Tips,  Social Media Tips

    CoSchedule Review: Why You Need This Blogging Content Calendar & Scheduler

    When you’re trying to ramp up blogging to be your full time gig, you’re probably going to want to invest in a few select tools to make your life easier.  One tool that I’ve been obsessed with from the beginning:  CoSchedule.  In this CoSchedule review, I’m hoping I can show you why I love this blogging content calendar and social media scheduler so much. Disclosure:  The links below are my referral links, which scores me a sweet discount on my subscription if you choose to use. Why CoSchedule? My blogger love for CoSchedule runs super deep, ya’ll.  CoSchedule launched in late 2013, and reached 5000 users by August of 2015. …

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    Blogging Tips

    How to Start a Fitness Blog – Everything You Need to Know!

    Thinking about starting a fitness blog or a wellness blog? Yahoo for you! Running my fitness & food blog is one of the most gratifying jobs I could imagine. Don’t get me wrong; it’s a lot of hard work – but when you enjoy what you do, it makes life pretty amazing. But it was also overwhelming at the beginning trying to nail down all the specific logistics of how to start a fitness blog. I’m hoping I can help make the process smoother for you, now that I’ve been rocking and rolling in this for the last five years. Disclosure – This post contains affiliate links.  This means that…