Category: BLOG BETTER

Why “Beauty” is a Bad Niche + How to Choose a Better One

Why “Beauty” is a Bad Niche + How to Choose a Better One

  Hey babes! Today I want to talk to you about finding the perfect niche for your blog, and how to switch up your niche if your current one isn’t working for you. This post is for all you ladies out there who classify yourself as “beauty bloggers”.   I want SO much more for you than that!   Zeroing in on the perfect niche for you and your audience will take some work, but once you nail it, your blog and business will grow like crazy! Although there’s no clear-cut “perfect niche” for everyone, that doesn’t mean some niches aren’t better than others….   *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 […]


Month One of Blogging: Stats, Tools, + Lessons Learned

Month One of Blogging: Stats, Tools, + Lessons Learned

  Yesterday marked Blog Beautifully’s one-month anniversary.   It’s hard to believe how fast this month has flown by, and at the same time it feels like I’ve been blogging FOREVER. The lessons I’ve learned in my first month alone have made me super excited to see where the next few months will take me!   To celebrate my first month of blogging, I want to share some of the highlights and lowlights from BB’s inaugural month. Over the past 30 days I’ve settled into a nice little blogging routine. I’ve made some awesome investments and tried out a bunch of different tools, apps, and plug-ins — some great, and some not-so-great.   If you’re a brand new blogger, I hope you find this post motivational and that it gives […]


My Biggest Blogging Mistake EVER (And How to Start an Email List for Free)

My Biggest Blogging Mistake EVER (And How to Start an Email List for Free)

  Over the past 4 years that I’ve been blogging, I think it’s safe to say I’ve made every mistake in the books.   From uploading tiny horizontal images to Pinterest, to using 500 different colours and fonts on my blog, to using pictures I found on Google in my blog posts (I still cringe a bit at that one).   But if you were to ask me what my biggest blogging mistake EVER was — the one thing that was most detrimental to the growth and success of my blog — my answer would be simple…   *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.* […]


10 Habits of Successful Bloggers

10 Habits of Successful Bloggers

  Ever wondered how those “big” bloggers got so successful in the first place?   You know, the ones who get hundreds of thousands of pageviews every month and live off of passive income? You’re wondering what their secret sauce is, what they’re doing so differently from you, and what you need to do in order to achieve the same level of success that they have.   But the truth is, those bloggers really aren’t all that different from you and me. Fo’ realz! They started out the same way we did – with an idea and a passion for something they wanted to share – and probably with the same resources you and I had when we started our blogs.   Here’s where the secret sauce comes in: What […]