How to Create a Gorgeous Opt-In Freebie (Without Breaking the Bank!)

How to Create a Gorgeous Opt-In Freebie (Without Breaking the Bank!)

  If you want to make money as a blogger, building an email list is absolutely essential.   …And if your audience is anything like me (read: guards their email like a pack of hyenas) they’ll probably need a little incentive before they cough up their email addresses. To bridge this gap, you can create and offer what’s called an “opt-in freebie“.   If you’re just getting started with freebies, you might be stuck on the creation step. In other words, how are you going to create something that’s actually worth signing up for? I mean, you’re not a professional designer, right?   In today’s guest post by Alisha of Daring Two, we’ll explore three options for creating a beautiful […]


Email Lists Have Your Brain in a Knot? Read This

Email Lists Have Your Brain in a Knot? Read This

  In his book Launch, Jeff Walker refers to your email list as your “license to print money”. Do you think he’s right?   Jeff shares the story of how he needed to come up with 90K in just a few days for a deposit on a new house. How did he do it? By coming up with an irresistible offer for his email list and then sending them a strategic series of emails about it.   Now, we aren’t all going to be making 90K from our lists right off the bat, but I wholeheartedly believe your email list is the backbone of your success and your revenue as a blogger. In today’s blogging world, not having a list […]


Skimpy Blog Post? Here are 10 Ways to Make It More Robust & Shareable

Skimpy Blog Post? Here are 10 Ways to Make It More Robust & Shareable

  Long-form content is all the rage these days.   People are starting to realize that creating fewer articles per week while having a quality word count is the best way to go. But what if you’re at a loss for how to make your content more valuable?   My friend Amanda Cross is spotlighting today to help you make your blog post more robust by beefing it up with some extras. Over to you, Amanda!       10 Ways to Make Your Blog Post More Robust Today I’m going to walk you through ten things that you can add to any blog post that will make it more valuable, shareable, and comment-worthy.   1. Video Tutorials Video tutorials […]


Make a Full-Time Income Running Other People’s Pinterest Accounts (Yep, For Real!)

Make a Full-Time Income Running Other People’s Pinterest Accounts (Yep, For Real!)

  So you’re thinking about becoming a Pinterest Manager? AWESOME!   If you’re anything like me when I was starting out, that probably means you have a zillion and one questions right about now. Like… What do Pinterest Managers actually do? And how do I start offering Pinterest services? And – most importantly – how much money can I really expect to make?   You have questions, I have answers 😉     So What do Pinterest Managers do, anyways? Lots of things! Simply put, Pinterest Managers manage, oversee, and grow Pinterest accounts for other people.   However, they can also branch out and specialize in various areas, like:   + Graphic design of pins and creation of pin templates + Setting up […]


My Top 3 Automation Tools for Bloggers That Will Save You HOURS Every Single Week

My Top 3 Automation Tools for Bloggers That Will Save You HOURS Every Single Week

  I thought about titling this post, “How I Work 15-20 Hours/Week While Travelling Full-Time”, but I decided that it sounded a little too douchey (you’re welcome).   The reality is that it doesn’t matter if you’re travelling full-time, part-time, or not at all: We’re all on some sort of time crunch. Whether you’re a digital nomad like me, blogging on the “side” of your day job, or just a living-breathing person in today’s day-and-age – you’re BUSY.   One of my biggest suggestions for growing a successful blog while a time crunch is to automate, automate, automate. You should be automating as many things in your blog and biz as possible, so that when you do have time to […]


7 Reasons Every Serious Blogger Should Use ConvertKit For Their Email List

7 Reasons Every Serious Blogger Should Use ConvertKit For Their Email List

  If you want to make money from your blog, having an email list is a MUST. To get started, you’ll need to choose your email list platform. My pick? ConvertKit.   Not sure if ConvertKit is the right email list platform for you? That, my dear, is exactly why I’m writing today’s post! Read on to find out if ConvertKit is the perfect fit for your list…   *This post contains affiliate links for products I love. If you make a purchase through one of these links, I will earn a commission at no extra cost to you. For my full disclaimer, please click here.* 7 Reasons Every Serious Blogger Should Use ConvertKit There are lots of email list […]