Tag: email list

The Ultimate Blogging Toolkit: The Best Tech, Courses, & Discoveries of 2017

The Ultimate Blogging Toolkit: The Best Tech, Courses, & Discoveries of 2017

  In 2017, I discovered some fantastic tech and software, took some incredible courses, and used some awesome tools to stay organized and on track in my business. And today, I’m rounding them all up for you!   To make this as easy as possible to digest, and so that you can immediately find the recommendations you’re looking for, I’ve divided this guide up into five sections:   1. Social Media Tools 2. Email List Tools 3. Planning and Organization 4. Courses I Took This Year 5. My Favorite Things of 2017   I’ve kept the descriptions relatively brief, but where possible I’ve linked to extra resources where you can learn more about that tool or course. I’ve also added […]


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 […]


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 […]


Why Every Blogger Needs Funnels & How to Set Up Your First One

Why Every Blogger Needs Funnels & How to Set Up Your First One

  At the time I’m publishing this blog post, I’m approximately 1 week into my year-long travel adventure (woop woo!)   How am I able to travel, play, and explore while still managing to pay all of my bills?   Sales funnels!   On that note, it’s my pleasure to introduce today’s guest expert and topic: My friend Gillian Perkins is here to chat with us about sales funnels for bloggers!   In this post you’ll learn:   + What a funnel is + Why bloggers need funnels + How to set up a funnel for your blog + 5 types of sales funnels you can create   Take it away, Gillian!   *This post may contain affiliate links for […]


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 […]