Tag: guest post

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 […]


Skimpy Blog Post? Here are 10 Ways to Make It More Robust & Shareable

Skimpy Blog Post? Here are 10 Ways to Make It More Robust & Shareable

  Long-form content is all the rage these days.   People are starting to realize that creating fewer articles per week while having a quality word count is the best way to go. But what if you’re at a loss for how to make your content more valuable?   My friend Amanda Cross is spotlighting today to help you make your blog post more robust by beefing it up with some extras. Over to you, Amanda!       10 Ways to Make Your Blog Post More Robust Today I’m going to walk you through ten things that you can add to any blog post that will make it more valuable, shareable, and comment-worthy.   1. Video Tutorials Video tutorials […]


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 […]


How to Become a Kickass Blogger by Infusing Brand Personality Into Your Writing

How to Become a Kickass Blogger by Infusing Brand Personality Into Your Writing

I’m super honored to introduce my lovely guest poster, Judy from heyjudess.com. She’s written a phenomenal post that I know you’re going to love! Let’s jump in.   You often hear bloggers and creative entrepreneurs talking about personal branding, finding your superpowers, and writing with purpose. Did you know that all this fun stuff can make your writing so much more juicy, compelling, and engaging?   Everyone and their grandma have a blog now. But what is it that separates a blog that’s readable from one that’s engaging and compelling?   How do you differentiate yourself with brand personality?     You can make your writer’s personality more compelling by infusing it with inspiration outside of blogging, writing, or what […]


A Pro’s Tips for Choosing a WordPress Theme That Fits You Like a Glove

A Pro’s Tips for Choosing a WordPress Theme That Fits You Like a Glove

  Last week we talked about getting your self-hosted website up and running with Siteground (in just 3 easy steps!) and today we’re diving back into all-things-WordPress by learning how to choose an unbeatable theme for your new WordPress website.   I’m honored to bring you today’s guest post, written by one of my blogging buddies, Krista Rae, who is a pro when it comes to WordPress!   *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.*   Choosing a theme for your website is one of the most important decisions […]