Category: MAKE MONEY

17 Top Tools for Making Money Blogging (That Won’t Give You a Tech Headache!)

17 Top Tools for Making Money Blogging (That Won’t Give You a Tech Headache!)

  I’m all about keeping things simple when it comes to my blog and business.   In other words, why take 10 steps when 3 will do? Why use a super-confusing software when a simple one will get the job done?   Since starting Blog Beautifully, I’ve tested out dozens of different tools, programs, and platforms for bloggers and online business owners. Some I instantly fell in love with, and some – not so much.   In this post, I’m […]


These 11 Mistakes are Stopping You From Making Money as a Blogger

These 11 Mistakes are Stopping You From Making Money as a Blogger

  According to a poll of Lifehacker readers, over 50% of bloggers are earning less than $100/month from their blogs.   In the same poll, only 13% of respondents said that they made over $1,000/month. Keep in mind that these stats are likely skewed, because the reality is that most bloggers quit before they earn a single penny.   Blogging is tough – we all know that. But blogging for a profit is even tougher.   Despite these stats, I’ve […]


Quarter 1 in Review: How I Made $15,000 From My Blog, New Discoveries, & More

Quarter 1 in Review: How I Made $15,000 From My Blog, New Discoveries, & More

  I love reading other bloggers’ income reports, although I’ve never shared one of my own before. So I thought, “Why not kick things up a notch?” In this post, not only will I share how much money I made from my blog in Quarter 1, but I’ll also share…   • Highlights and “wins” from the past 3 months • Lowlights and lessons learned • My favorite tools and discoveries so far this year • The blog posts I shared on Blog […]


Profit From Your Passion is here! (Start, grow, and monetize your blog!)

Profit From Your Passion is here! (Start, grow, and monetize your blog!)

  Have you heard!?   In my brand-new program, Profit From Your Passion, I’m combining two of my biggest passions — coaching and teaching — to help you start earning money doing what you love: BLOGGING!!       The core program consists of:   ** 12 weeks of video lessons to help you create killer content, grow a raving online community, and make money as a blogger!!   ** 6 group coaching calls with bonus trainings, support, and personalized […]


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, […]


Make Money with Pinterest Affiliate Links (Without Losing Your Street Cred!)

Make Money with Pinterest Affiliate Links (Without Losing Your Street Cred!)

In spring of 2016, Pinterest made a shocking announcement: They were allowing DIRECT affiliate links on pins again. WAHOO!   That’s right, you can now link a pin directly to a product or website you’re an affiliate for. This cuts out the “middle man” step of sending someone to read the product review on your blog first, and then hoping they’ll click on your affiliate link and make a purchase.   This is BIG news. Although affiliate links were allowed […]