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Podcast: Grow Your Traffic With Pinterest

Podcast: Grow Your Traffic With Pinterest

 Earlier this month, I had the pleasure to spend some time with Ken Baker, host of the Go Build Your Business Podcast. Ken interviews entrepreneurs to learn how they're building their businesses. I was lucky enough to be the featured entrepreneur on Episode 42 of...

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7 Essential Tools and Resources to Start a WordPress Blog

7 Essential Tools and Resources to Start a WordPress Blog

There’s more than one way to start a WordPress blog. Frankly, this can be a good thing or a bad thing. If you’re just starting out, it can be extremely overwhelming to figure out which tools, resources, and software you need to build your blog. To help you overcome...

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Should I Start a Blog? 15 Reasons You Should Start a Blog

Should I Start a Blog? 15 Reasons You Should Start a Blog

Blogging can be a fun hobby, a killer marketing strategy, or even a lucrative career. In fact, many small business owners have built successful businesses with a blog and numerous lifestyle bloggers have quit their full-time jobs and replaced their income with their...

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4 Lessons Learned From a Year of Blogging

4 Lessons Learned From a Year of Blogging

The first month of 2018 has come to a close. It’s hard to believe that just one year ago I was writing my very first website traffic report, Tips and tools that generated 5,344 page views my first month blogging. A lot has happened since that first website traffic...

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10 Ways to Make Money Blogging

10 Ways to Make Money Blogging

Blogging is generally regarded as a pastime or hobby, but there’s plenty of ways to make money blogging. There are thousands of real people making money from their blog. A lucky few are even making millions! Ever heard of the Pioneer Woman or Perez Hilton? Blogging is...

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100+ Blogging Tools to Help You Blog Like a Boss in 2020

100+ Blogging Tools to Help You Blog Like a Boss in 2020

If you’re just beginning a blog or looking to scale your current one, blogging tools are essential to your productivity. Fortunately, we’ve compiled the ultimate list of blogging tools and websites for successful blogging. This list covers resources for all levels of...

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12 Crucial Blogging Tips for Beginners

12 Crucial Blogging Tips for Beginners

Blogging has been around for a while, and plenty of people have managed to turn entertainment and lifestyle blogs into professional blogs through a mix of trial-and-error and luck. While there’s no perfect way to run a successful blog, here are a few blogging tips for...

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How to Start a Blog on WordPress in 2020

How to Start a Blog on WordPress in 2020

It comes as no surprise that blogging is a popular way to earn a passive, residual income, but did you know that it can also boost traffic for your business and create lucrative professional opportunities, too? Many people want to learn how to start a blog, but it can...

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How to Create an Email Course in 5 Simple Steps

How to Create an Email Course in 5 Simple Steps

Email courses are all the rage right now and for good reason. Free email courses are a great way to build the "know, like and trust" factor with your audience. So, naturally, I jumped on the course bandwagon and finally completed my free Pinterest for Business 5-day...

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Learn the Traffic Driving Strategies I Use to Grow My Blog

Learn the Traffic Driving Strategies I Use to Grow My Blog

April was a month full of testing, refining, and building on my traffic growth strategies. In this post, I’ll walk you through the elements I tested and share what worked and what didn’t. I also created two short video tutorials to walk you through my best strategies...

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Why Pinterest Isn’t Working For You and How To Fix It

Why Pinterest Isn’t Working For You and How To Fix It

Are you struggling to get the insane web traffic from Pinterest you hear everyone boast about? Are you confused about why you aren’t getting accepted to join group boards? If you said yes to either question, you’re in luck. I’m going to share a little secret with you...

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6 Ways to Optimize Your Pinterest Account for Better Results

6 Ways to Optimize Your Pinterest Account for Better Results

Are you struggling to get results out of Pinterest? Do you hear others tout the power and magic of Pinterest but it’s just not working for you? Well, my friend, you’re in luck! This post is part three of the 5-part Pinterest Boot Camp series. In this 5-part series,...

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3 Actions That Transformed My Business

3 Actions That Transformed My Business

In my last Blog Traffic Report, I shared that I was a “hot freaking mess” in February. (Don’t remember that? Check out last month’s post and learn the 5 Mistakes I Made on my Blog This Month. The beauty of finding yourself at an extreme low is that you have nowhere to...

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4 Mistakes You’re Making on Pinterest

4 Mistakes You’re Making on Pinterest

Welcome back to the Pinterest Boot Camp series! In this 5-part series, you will learn how to turn Pinterest into a traffic generating machine for your business. If you missed the first post in this series you can check it out here: Is Pinterest Right for Your...

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5 Mistakes I Made on My Blog This Month

5 Mistakes I Made on My Blog This Month

This traffic report is extremely difficult for me to write. I don’t know how else to describe February other than, Hot Freaking Mess! Seriously, from beginning to end, it was a total mess. Instead of sharing the traffic and lead generating strategies that worked and...

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6 Best Websites to Quickly Find Free Images for Your Blog

6 Best Websites to Quickly Find Free Images for Your Blog

This is not another exhaustive post documenting all the places on the internet to find free stock photos. I don’t know about you, but I’m a full-time working Mom trying to grow a business. I don’t have time to check out 100 different websites just to find one good...

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January 2017 Blog Traffic Report

January 2017 Blog Traffic Report

My first full month as a blogger is officially in the books! Let me tell you, since going live on December 18, 2016, it has been a whirlwind! Things are moving so fast I have decided to document my results each month and share it with my readers. I will share the...

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37 Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

37 Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

Being an entrepreneur requires mental fortitude. Whether you’re a newbie blogger, small business owner, or seasoned entrepreneur, you’re going to have bad days. You’re going to experience doubt, worry, and fear. And that’s OK. It’s perfectly normal. In fact, it’s...

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9 Facebook Groups You Need to Join Now to Grow Your Business

9 Facebook Groups You Need to Join Now to Grow Your Business

I am in love with Facebook groups! Why? Believe it or not, Facebook groups have driven a lot of traffic to my website. I talk more about this in my post, How I went from 0 – 500 email subscribers in 30 days! As a business owner, you’re always looking for new ways to...

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How To Go From 0 – 500 Email Subscribers in 30 Days!

How To Go From 0 – 500 Email Subscribers in 30 Days!

When I launched my blog my list grew faster than I ever imagined possible! In this post, I outline the five email list building methods I used to grow my list from 0 - 500 email subscribers my first 30 days as a blogger. (Update: Since writing this post, I have...

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50 Social Media Content Ideas – The Ultimate Cheat Sheet

50 Social Media Content Ideas – The Ultimate Cheat Sheet

Have you ever felt uninspired and desperate for a fresh idea of what to post on social media? Good news my friend! I’ve created the ultimate social media cheat sheet to solve this problem! This cheat sheet is complete with 50 ideas of what to post on social media....

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