ConvertKit 101: The Ultimate Beginners Guide

ConvertKit 101: The Ultimate Beginners Guide

  When I first started using ConvertKit for my email list, I was hella confused.   What I didn’t do – and should have done – was read blog posts that would walk me through the basics of ConvertKit and how to get set up. But because you’re 10x smarter than me, you’re HERE (!!!) for a beginner-friendly guide to ConvertKit. You rock!   *This post may contain affiliate links for products I love. This means I earn a commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. For my full disclaimer, click here.*   ConvertKit is one […]


The Foolproof Guide to Choosing The Perfect Email List Platform

The Foolproof Guide to Choosing The Perfect Email List Platform

Continuing on with this month’s focus on email lists, today I’m sharing a guest post written by the lovely Kory Woodard. I asked Kory to share her top tips to help you ladies choose your email list platform, and boy did she deliver!   Read on to learn:   • What factors to consider when choosing your email list platform • A major mistakes people make when choosing • Pros and cons of three popular platforms for bloggers • Plus snag some EPIC worksheets to help you choose a platform and grow your list!     How to Choose Your Email […]


11 Reasons Bloggers Need an Email List from Day One

11 Reasons Bloggers Need an Email List from Day One

  So you think email lists are these big, scary things that are best left for the “pros” to use?   Nah!   Every blogger can, and should, have an email list. Whether they’ve been blogging for months, years, or only days!   Even if I don’t have any products to sell?   Yep!   Even if no one is reading my blog yet?   Especially yep!   I often refer to email lists as a blogger’s “secret weapon” for monetization. But beyond that, there are SO many reasons it’s worth your while to have an email list from day […]


16 Eye-Opening Blog & Biz Lessons from 2016

16 Eye-Opening Blog & Biz Lessons from 2016

  …2016, you were one hell of a year.   When I compare my life today to my life one year ago, the difference is unreal. Like, cray cray.   Last December I was working a desk job I hated. I was living in a city that wasn’t the right fit for me and that was too far away from my family. And I was basically a sad ball-of-stress 24/7.   Take all of those things and flip them 180, and that’s what my life is like today. I work from home and have a career I absolutely love. I […]


New to WordPress? Here’s How to Choose the Best Web Host

New to WordPress? Here’s How to Choose the Best Web Host

  Ever heard horror stories from bloggers who’s hosting company screwed them over BIG TIME?   Maybe their website would randomly “go down” for hours at a time. Or maybe their site would only go down for a minute or two, but on a waaaay-too-regular basis.   My own “hosting nightmare” came to life this past September. I had just updated WordPress and my website’s theme – a simple task that wouldn’t normally cause problems – and was immediately greeted by the white screen of death.   My site was completely down.   And I had NO idea what to […]


7 Reasons Every Serious Blogger Should Be on WordPress

7 Reasons Every Serious Blogger Should Be on WordPress

  When I moved my website to WordPress, I went from making $0 from my blog to making $3,000/month – in less than 6 months.   On top of that, I grew my mailing list from 0 to 1.3K subscribers, and my traffic increased from 2,000 views/month to over 13,000. Say what!     What is this sorcery, you ask?!   That, my friends, is the power of WordPress.   *This post may contain affiliate links for products I love. This means I earn a commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. For my full disclaimer, […]