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The online world can be confusing… It changes every day with a new viral platform or a new Google standard. There are so many moving parts, it seems nearly impossible to keep up with.

With experience in the digital marketing industry, I understand that it can be confusing and overwhelming at times. But it doesn’t have to be! You just need to right resource to take your online presence to the next level!

And lucky for you, The Content Bug is that resource!

Although I specialize in online content creation (hence the name), I also understand the inner workings of SEO, social media, and other elements of the online world that you need to know!

And it doesn’t matter what level internet expert you are, I’m here to help you at every stage of the game.

So let’s not dilly-dally! It’s time to get down to business.


So… why are you here?!

I’M STARTING A BLOG

  • Start Bloggin - Free online course
  • Do you want to start a blog? Are you wondering if you are ready to make the commitment? Starting a blog isn't something to take lightly! And you need to be prepared for what's ahead. So before you take the plunge and start your blog, make sure you ask yourself these 10 questions first. Plus, in this blog post, there is a special free offer to help you get started! Find out more by reading the article! #startablog #blogging
  • How to Start a Website the Right Way | Are you thinking about creating a website? Or maybe you want to start a blog? Well then, you've come to the right post! In this article, I'm sharing how to start a website the right way, including how to pick a domain and set up WordPress. Plus I'm sharing the mistakes that I made when I created my website and how you can avoid them when you create yours!
  • How to Get Started with Creating Content Online | So you started a blog... now what? That's a question that's been popping up in my mind recently and I wanted to provide you guys with the perfect answer. So after months of planning and creating I finally have the next step you need to take if you want to create a success online! No matter what you want to do, if you want to create a success online, then you need to master your online content writing. Sign up today for the Getting Started with Online Content e-course!
  • Beginner's Guide to Making Money Online | Do you want to make a full-time income online? Well, then you've got to start somewhere! This beginner's guide will help you to understand how to make money online so that you can create a profitable website or blog. Plus you'll find actionable steps to help you get started making money today!
  • There are many challenges that come along with being a beginner blogger. But making yourself appear authoritative doesn't have to be one of them! Learn my very best tips on how you can present yourself as an expert in your niche even as a blogging beginner. For more tips on how to start a blog or grow your blog, visit TheContentBug.com. #beginnerblogger #bloggingbasics #growyourblog
  • Are you wondering how to make money as a blogger? As a beginner blogger, and even as a seasoned blogger, making money can seem challenging. And you read blog post after blog post talking about how bloggers make passive income with affiliate marketing and ad networks. Well, today I'm here to drop some knowledge on ya and share 5 practical ways to monetize your blog. And I say that these are practical because these are the 5 ways that I was able to monetize my blog within 1 year! For more tips on how to start a money making blog, visit thecontentbug.com. #blogformoney #bloggingbasics #monetizeyourblog
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I WANT TO GROW MY SOCIAL MEDIA

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  • How to Use Instagram Stories To Your Advantage | Not too long ago, I was terrified to talk on Instagram stories! But once I got over my fear and started using all the amazing features, my engagement and reach on Instagram skyrocketed! In this post, you'll learn what are Instagram stories, how to use them, and tricks to help expand your reach and provide real value!
  • Do you want to grow your blog traffic? Have you thought about growing your Pinterest account to drive more traffic to your blog? And do you have a successful Pinterest strategy to lead to this growth?! In this post, I'm sharing the best-kept blogging secrets on how to grow your average monthly viewers on Pinterest. Follow these actionable steps to take your account from 100,000 to 600,000 in just a few months!
  • How to Authentically Grow Your Instagram in 30 Days | Do you want to grow your Instagram fast?! It seems like most people want to gain Instagram followers fast but they don't know how to build an authentic following that will actually make a difference. Enter this blog post! In this post, I'm sharing the tips and tricks I used to gain over 1,000 followers in just a month! With actionable steps on how you can grow your Instagram too.
  • Social Media for Beginners: the Social Media Kickstarter | You already know what social media is, but do you know how to use it? It's time that you learn the social media basics. With this post, you will learn why you need to use social media, how to pick what channels to use, how to set up your social media account, the difference between a personal and business account, and MORE!
  • Are you curious about Pinterest keyword research? How do people appear in a Pinterest search anyway?! Well, keyword research on Pinterest is extremely important to growing your Pinterest account. In this post, you'll learn everything you need to know about keyword research including where to place keywords and how to use them to increase your Pinterest visibility! Learn more about Pinterest SEO on thecontentbug.com. #pinterestseo #keywordresearch #bloggingtip
  • Do you have a Twitter account? Twitter is great to share your website content and generate more traffic to your website. And with this post I'm sharing 3 ways that you can drive traffic to your website with Twitter! Click on the image to read more!
  • Have you ever tried to use Instagram stories to connect with your audience?! If you have, then maybe you're wondering how you can create Instagram stories that are more successful! In this post, I'm sharing all my best tips on how to create Instagram stories that are interesting and engaging. So if you are ready to use Instagram stories to your advantage, then it's time that you get your hands on these tips! And for more information on how to grow your Instagram, head over to TheContentBug.com.

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I NEED TO LEARN SEO

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  • What is website SEO, anyways? All website owners know that SEO is important but where do you get started?With this Website SEO for Beginners guide I'm covering all of your questions! Including why SEO is important, what affects your search ranking, steps to improve your SEO and more!
  • Your guide to Pinterest SEO | By now, you know that Pinterest is a search engine. And it's a tool that many people use to skyrocket their website traffic! So what are you waiting for? Increase your visibility on Pinterest with Pinterest SEO best practices today.
  • Want to learn how to SEO a blog post? Well, you've come to the right place! This is a comprehensive guide for SEO beginners to start the basics of SEO.
  • The Impact SEO has on How You Write Content | Creating SEO-friendly content is critical to the success of your SEO strategy and your content strategy for your website. But do you know how to create SEO-friendly content? In this post, you'll learn the relationship between SEO and content plus the steps that you need to follow to create SEO friendly content every time!
  • Are you a blogger struggling to understand Google Analytics? Trust me, we've all been there. This Blogger's Guide to Google Analytics is here to help you understand important areas of the platform that you need to pay attention to.


I WANT TO CREATE MY SUCCESS ONLINE

  • Create Your Success Online | Have you ever wondered how people became their own boss? Or how people become successful online? Well, today I'm launching a new blog and video series talking about how you can become your own boss! In this series, you'll learn how to find your purpose, how to chase your passion, and ultimately how to break away from your full-time job to become a boss!
  • Do you want to be a successful blogger? Have you ever wondered why you aren't a success yet?! Well, it might be for the reasons you've never thought of. This post will shed some light on 5 reasons why you aren't a successful blogger and provide insight on what's holding you back from success. So if you're ready to take your blog to the next level, and if you're ready to become a boss blogger, then you better read this post! And for more tips on how to grow your blog, read more articles on thecontentbug.com! #growyourblog #blogsuccess #bloggingtips
  • Have you struggled to stick with your goals? Are you constantly wanting something more but you don't know how to hold yourself accountable? Well, today's the day that you start achieving your goals with these 7 accountability tips! Read this article to learn if you are setting your goals properly and how to hold yourself accountable to your goals. Let's get into this!
  • Want to learn how to become a full-time blogger? Well, the online world is hard. And creating your success online is even harder. But if you are determined to work hard and chase your dreams, then it's time that you learn how to transform your blog into a full-time business in just 5 steps! Learn more about blogging and how to monetize your passion at thecontentbug.com! #bloggingbasics #growyourblog #fulltimeblogger
  • Are you looking to start a blog? Before you make any commitments, it's important to know what you are getting yourself into! Owning a blog can be costly. And you need to be ready for the expenses ahead. In this article, I'm sharing exactly what I spent on my blog in 1 year. You'll see a breakdown of my blogging expenses and why I decided to spend money on the programs that I did. So if you're a beginner blogger, or if you want to know how to start a blog, make sure you read this post on what it really costs to own a blog!
  • Working from home seems like the dream job, right? Well, I hate to break it to ya, but working at home might not be all that it's cracked up to be. Take it from me, a 23-year-old who's been working from home for over a year. I love my job, and I love the flexibility, buy it definitely has it's downsides as well. For more information on the truth about working from home, give this article a read! #remotework
  • Do you ever wonder how to set goals and achieve them? It's one thing to write out the goals that you have for your business or life, but it's another actually accomplish what's on your list! In this post, I'm sharing a goal setting and achieving system that actually works! We'll talk about how to not only set goals, but the difference between goals and projects, productivity tips, time management skills, and create a calendar to get more done! If you want to dramatically change your life by actually achieving your goals, then this post is for you! #goalsetting #timemanagement #entrepreneurtips

I’M CURIOUS ABOUT CATH’S JOURNEY

  • Ever wonder what a full-time blogger's schedule looks like? Or maybe you want to learn what happens behind the scenes of a successful blog? Well today, I'm laying it all out on the line! I'm sharing what I accomplished in January 2018, how I'm moving my yearly goals forward, and what special project is scheduled to launch in a few months! I hope you enjoy my January Blog Biz Report. #incomereport #blogreport
  • 2018 is right around the corner and it's time to set your new year's goals, resolutions, and intentions. This year, I'm focusing on the good. I'm focusing on me. And I'm excited to watch myself and my business grow over the next year. Don't be afraid to dream bigger! This life is yours for the taking. And I hope that you'll stay around to see what TheContentBug will do! #goalsetting #blogginggoals
  • How (& Why) I Went From a Full-Time Employee to a Part-Time Freelancer | A year after I started my blog, I was able to leave the full-time corporate world for good! But it wasn't easy getting there. And I bet my journey is nothing like you would expect. Learn about my life, my experience as a website owner, and why I declined a full-time position for a part-time freelancing gig!
  • August Website Report - How I more than doubled my site traffic, income, and email list in 1 month | August was beyond great to me. So I decided to share an August website report instead of an income report to showcase all of my website advances in the last month! Find out how I skyrocketed my website results with this post!
  • Why I TANKED My Pinterest Account | A few months ago, I decided to purposefully tank my Pinterest account by removing 8 boards and almost 2,000 pins. In this post, I'm sharing why I did it, what I removed from my account and the effect of this process! It might be time to turn your Pinterest account from content hoarder to content creator. Find out more!
  • How I Doubled My Email List in 1 Month | Want to grow your email list fast? Yeah, well I've been there. I struggled to gain 10 subscribers month after month. But after using these actionable steps, I doubled my email list in just 30 days! Learn the steps I used and what you can do to grow your email subscribers.
  • Do you want to grow your Pinterest account? I was in the same spot as you just 2 months ago! Now my Pinterest account gets over 100,000 monthly views! And you can do it too. I'm sharing all of my secrets on what I did in the last month to grow my Pinterest account FAST!

Meet Cath

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Why, hello there! I’m Cathrin, the creator of The Content Bug. But since we are already virtual best friends, you can call me Cath. I believe that anyone can create a success online… you just have to work for it! And since you took the first step to come to my website, I know that you are ready for the challenge ahead.

I created this website for YOU, everyday hustler! Let The Content Bug be your resource for all the information and tools you need to grow your online presence. Connect with me on PinterestInstagram, and Twitter. And don’t forget to join my VIP team below!

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Don’t be shy! Feel free to shoot me a message about anything you need help with. Whether it is a topic I have yet to cover or a concern you might have, I promise to respond as soon as I can! If an email seems a little impersonal, you can slide into my DMs on Instagram or Twitter.