Category: PROMOTE YOURSELF

7 Questions To Ask Before Creating Your Next Freebie (So You Don’t Waste Time on a Dud)

7 Questions To Ask Before Creating Your Next Freebie (So You Don’t Waste Time on a Dud)

So your first attempt at an opt-in freebie was a total flop. No one signed up for it (or, if you were lucky, your mom and BFF did) and you were left staring at a big glaring “0” in your MailChimp account. You must have read a zillion and one blog posts about creating a freebie that was guaranteed to *explode* your email list. You thought you had it all figured out. So what happened? Don’t sweat it, girlfriend – we’ve all been there. Myself included! True story: My first freebie generated a whopping 8 – count ‘em 8 – signups. And *ahem*, that was over a span of two months. Let’s just wipe that one from the books, shall […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Want to Get More Click-Through Traffic from Pinterest? Try These Quick & Easy Strategies

Want to Get More Click-Through Traffic from Pinterest? Try These Quick & Easy Strategies

  Let’s dive into today’s topic: quick and easy strategies to get more click-through traffic from Pinterest. If you’re pinning up a storm but still not getting a lot of clicks back to your website, this post is for you!   *This post may contain 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.*   How to Get More Click-Through Traffic from Pinterest Here are the two main steps you’ll want to take in order to get more your click-through traffic from Pinterest:   Step 1. Grow your following (with genuine followers!) Step 2. Design […]