Tag: blog mistakes

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 […]


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?” In this post, not only will I share how much money I made from my blog in Quarter 1, I’ll also share…   + Highlights 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 Beautifully in Quarter 1 + What’s ahead for Quarter 2   Needless to say, this post is going to be massive – so grab yourself a fresh bevvy (spiced rum and coke for me, please) and let’s get into it.   *This post may contain affiliate links for products […]


12 Pro Bloggers Share Tips for New Bloggers (Part 2)

12 Pro Bloggers Share Tips for New Bloggers (Part 2)

  Earlier this week, I shared the first half of this “tips for new bloggers” series, which you can check out here! Today, I’m back with more amazing tips for beginner bloggers, from some of the bestest blogging babes around.   If you’re new to blogging and not sure where to get started, or you’re worried that you’re prioritizing the wrong things for your blog – these ladies are here to share their best advice to help you succeed!   If you missed the first post in this series, here’s the lowdown: A few weeks ago, I reached out to 12 pro bloggers and asked them the following question:   If you could go back in time, what advice would […]


5 Major Mistakes New Bloggers Make + 5 Quick Fixes To Boost Your Brand-New Blog

5 Major Mistakes New Bloggers Make + 5 Quick Fixes To Boost Your Brand-New Blog

  Oh how I wish I had a screenshot of my first blog to include in this post. Sadly, that blog disappeared years ago. Or maybe I should say, “thankfully”. It truly was atrocious, so it’s probably best that gem has left the internet for good.   Flash forward a few years, and I’m helping other bloggers create their dream sites. Crazy, huh?   Since starting my business in April 2016, I’ve realized that pretty much every new blogger makes the same “mistakes” that I did when just starting out. It’s basically a rite of passage into the blogger-dom.   You ladies seemed to really like when I shared my “quick fixes” for 7 common Pinterest mistakes in this post, […]


Fix These 10 Blogging Mistakes and Quadruple Your Traffic in 60 Days

Fix These 10 Blogging Mistakes and Quadruple Your Traffic in 60 Days

  I have another fantastic guest post for you today! Mecyll from Bitchy Chicken is sharing 10 blogging mistakes that are holding you back from reaching your true traffic potential. If you’re wondering why your page views are low month after month, this post is for you.   After fixing the 10 mistakes outlined below, Mecyll saw the page views on her website go from 1K per month, all the way up to 4K per month – and in less than 2 months. She literally quadrupled her blog traffic in 60 days. Crazy, right!?   Without further ado, here are the 10 blogging mistakes that are holding you back from gaining the blog traffic you deserve (and how to fix […]


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 10+ years I’ve been blogging, I’ve made every mistake in the books.   From uploading tiny horizontal images to Pinterest, to having 100 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 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.* […]