The Ultimate Guide to Affiliate Marketing for Bloggers

Picture this. It's Saturday night and you're out having drinks with friends. "Ding!" Your phone goes off. It's Gmail, letting you know that you just earned $130 from an affiliate sale on your website. Sweet. (Bartender — another round, please!)

When affiliate marketing is done correctly, you could be receiving email notifications like that every single day and making money while you're out living your life. If you're like, "Yes please, teach me the ways!", today’s post is for you.

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

When it comes to my blog and business, I’m all about keeping things simple. Why take 10 steps when 3 will do? Why use a super-confusing software when a simple one gets the job done? 

Since starting Blog Beautifully, I’ve tested out dozens of tools, programs, and platforms for bloggers and entrepreneurs. Some I instantly fell in love with, and some, not so much. In today’s post, I’m talking about the tools that stuck — the ones that are now so ingrained in the day-to-day management of my blog and business, that things would fall apart without them. 

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11 Big Mistakes 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 sites. 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! 

Despite these stats (or maybe because of them!), I’ve made it my mission to help as many women as possible achieve financial freedom through their blogs. Over the past few years, I’ve helped thousands women set up, grow, and make money from their blogs. Yet I often see my clients, readers and students make the exact same mistakes across the board. 

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12 Ways to Get Serious About Blogging So You Can Turn Your Blog Into a Full-Time Job

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 for a living? 

If you're new to Blog Beautifully, you might not know that I managed to achieve this dream (wahoo!) and start earning a full-time income through my blog. I'm living my dream life, I'm my own boss, and I finally have the freedom I've wanted for years.

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How to Make Money with Affiliate Marketing on Pinterest

Pinterest is an absolute gold mine for bloggers. Not only can you use the platform to drive traffic to your blog posts, freebies, and products — you can also spread your affiliate links far and wide and bring in a pretty penny!

Even better than that is the fact that your Pinterest affiliate marketing strategy can be relatively automated with a tool like Tailwind. Essentially, you do the work once and reap the benefits over and over for years to come. Sounds pretty good, right?

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