Tag: affiliate

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 Myths About Making Money as a Blogger That You Need to Stop Believing Right Now

7 Myths About Making Money as a Blogger That You Need to Stop Believing Right Now

  Have you ever read something online and thought to yourself, “But that’s simply NOT true…”?   I feel like that a lot of the time, especially when it comes to my two zones of genius: blogging and Pinterest. I’m not saying I know everything about those topics, but what I am saying is that it’s important to filter and analyze the sources you get information from. Because sometimes, that shizz just ain’t right!   As I’m sure you know, when you’re constantly hearing so many different tips, strategies, and opinions (some of which are completely opposite of each other), it becomes impossible to know who to believe and how to separate “fact” from “fiction”.   This is why you […]


The ULTIMATE Affiliate Marketing Guide for Bloggers: Make Money While You Sleep!

The ULTIMATE Affiliate Marketing Guide for Bloggers: Make Money While You Sleep!

  Picture this.   It’s Saturday night and you’re out having drinks with some friends at a local pub. “Ding!” Your phone goes off. It’s Gmail, letting you know that you just earned $60 from an affiliate link on your website. Sweet.   Bartender, another round please!   This is the beauty of affiliate marketing, and the reason I love it so much. If done correctly, you could be receiving emails like that every single day. $60 here, $25 there, another $10 – day in and day out. With affiliate marketing, you can make money on autopilot while you’re out living your life.   Sound good? I thought it might! If you’re like, “Yes please, teach me the ways!” you’ll […]


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

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

  In the spring of 2016, Pinterest made a big announcement: They were allowing DIRECT affiliate links on pins again.   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 on Pinterest in the past, they were banned for over a year because the platform was becoming too spammy. But apparently those uber-smart people at Pinterest headquarters have spiffed things up a bit, and we can now use […]


5 Ways to Make Money Blogging (+ Which Method is the Right Fit For You?)

5 Ways to Make Money Blogging (+ Which Method is the Right Fit For You?)

  I think we can all agree that making money doing something you love is the dream, right?   And I’m guessing you wound up on my site because a) You love blogging, and b) You want to see if you can make some money from it. Am I close?   Blogging can be profitable, but only if you approach it with the right mindset. Don’t expect to be making thousands of dollars overnight, and don’t expect to put in zero effort and get results. You have to work at it, and it takes time to earn the big bucks!   If you’re ready to jump in headfirst, here are 5 different ways you can monetize your blog. There’s no […]