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17 Top Tools for Making Money Blogging (That Won’t Give You a Tech Headache!)

17 Top Tools for Making Money Blogging (That Won’t Give You a Tech Headache!)

  I’m all about keeping things simple when it comes to my blog and business.   In other words, why take 10 steps when 3 will do? Why use a super-confusing software when a simple one will get the job done?   Since starting Blog Beautifully, I’ve tested out dozens of different tools, programs, and platforms for bloggers and online business owners. Some I instantly fell in love with, and some – not so much.   In this post, I’m […]


These 11 Mistakes are Stopping You From Making Money as a Blogger

These 11 Mistakes are Stopping You From Making Money as a Blogger

  According to a poll of Lifehacker readers, over 50% of bloggers are earning less than $100/month from their blogs.   In the same poll, only 13% of respondents said that they made over $1,000/month. Keep in mind that these stats are likely skewed, because the reality is that most bloggers quit before they earn a single penny.   Blogging is tough – we all know that. But blogging for a profit is even tougher.   Despite these stats, I’ve […]


Profit From Your Passion is here! (Start, grow, and monetize your blog!)

Profit From Your Passion is here! (Start, grow, and monetize your blog!)

  Have you heard!?   In my brand-new program, Profit From Your Passion, I’m combining two of my biggest passions — coaching and teaching — to help you start earning money doing what you love: BLOGGING!!       The core program consists of:   ** 12 weeks of video lessons to help you create killer content, grow a raving online community, and make money as a blogger!!   ** 6 group coaching calls with bonus trainings, support, and personalized […]


11 Reasons Bloggers Need an Email List from Day One

11 Reasons Bloggers Need an Email List from Day One

  So you think email lists are these big, scary things that are best left for the “pros” to use?   Nah!   Every blogger can, and should, have an email list. Whether they’ve been blogging for months, years, or only days!   Even if I don’t have any products to sell?   Yep!   Even if no one is reading my blog yet?   Especially yep!   I often refer to email lists as a blogger’s “secret weapon” for […]


12 Ways to Get Serious About Blogging (So You Can Turn Your Blog Into a Business!)

12 Ways to Get Serious About Blogging (So You Can Turn Your Blog Into a Business!)

  Six months ago, the idea of blogging for a living was nothing but a distant dream for me.   And let’s be honest: Isn’t that every blogger’s dream? To work from home, be your own boss, and do something you love?   If you’re new to Blog Beautifully, you might not know that I’ve actually managed to achieve that dream (wahoo!) and start earning an income through my blog. I’m living my dream life, I’ve become my own boss, […]


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

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

In spring of 2016, Pinterest made a shocking announcement: They were allowing DIRECT affiliate links on pins again. WAHOO!   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 […]