10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Blog

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Blog

So you want to start a blog, huh? I’m sure that you’re busy dotting all your I’s and crossing all your T’s trying to soak in as much information as possible before taking the plunge. But I want to stop you. No. Actually, stop. Stop what you’re doing. Stop scrolling to see what is going to be covered in this post and just read. Starting […]

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What it Really Costs to Own a Blog: How much I spent on my blog in 1 year

What it Really Costs to Own a Blog: How much I spent on my blog in 1 year

When you start a blog, it’s easy to overlook the costs that are about to hit your bank account. You have to pay for a domain, hosting services, social media automation platforms, an email provider, a website designer, a photographer, and so much more. Depending on how serious you are about your blog, the bills will begin to pile up. And you need to know […]

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The (Ugly) Truth About Working at Home

The (Ugly) Truth About Working at Home

Want to know the truth? What it’s really like to work from home? Well as I’m writing this the day before it’s supposed to launch, I am sitting on the couch in my living room with my dog pressed up against my leg taking her afternoon nap. We are cuddled up on top of a heated blanket to keep us warm on this winter day. […]

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November Income Report: How I made $2,203.37 in 1 month

November Income Report: How I made $2,203.37 in 1 month

I’ve always loved reading income reports that I find on Pinterest. And today is the day that I’m officially launching one about my blog! If I could scream right now, I’d be screaming. But I’m currently sitting in Glen Edith writing this, so I don’t think that would be appropriate. I want to be accepted when I come back here, okay?! In my eyes, Income […]

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How to Prioritize Your Time as a Blogger to Get More Done

How to Prioritize Your Time as a Blogger to Get More Done

As a blogger, you are forced to wear many hats. You’re not “just a blogger”, you’re a business owner, website designer, photographer, content creator, strategist, and marketer. The tasks are never-ending. And if you are trying to see the fastest way to escape them I’m here to tell you that it’s impossible. There will always be something waiting for you to complete. There will always […]

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7 Content Ideas Your Email List Will Actually Enjoy

7 Content Ideas Your Email List Will Actually Enjoy

Do you struggle with what to send your email list? Are you are afraid of losing your subscribers because of all the promotional material you send? Building an email list is hard work. But keeping that list is even harder! You don’t want to lose their interest by not sending anything at all. But you also don’t want to annoy them and appear as spam […]

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How to Set Goals & Actually Achieve Them

How to Set Goals & Actually Achieve Them

A little less than a year ago, I sat down with my iPad and recorded a video of me talking. I didn’t really have a plan, I just wanted to get my thoughts out there. And along the way, I ended up deciding that I wanted to outline my goals for 2017. So I pulled out a notebook and started to write down those goals. […]

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How I Went From 100k to 600k Monthly Viewers on Pinterest

How I Went From 100k to 600k Monthly Viewers on Pinterest

When I first wrote the blog post on How I Grew my Pinterest from 7k to 100k Monthly Viewers in 2 Months, I had no idea how popular it would be. To this date, it is still one of most popular blog posts and it continues to increase in popularity with more comments and more shared every day. But the thing is, I wrote that blog […]

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50 Questions to Get to Know Yourself Better

50 Questions to Get to Know Yourself Better

Last week, we talked about the “it” factor that all successful people seem to have in common. And I say this because that’s the way it is portrayed. It may or may not be true. There could be some successful people that just fake it really well! But one thing that most successful people have in common is that they are self-aware. And I want […]

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5 SEO Mistakes You’re Probably Making with Your Blog

5 SEO Mistakes You’re Probably Making with Your Blog

When you’re a blogger, there is a lot that you have to worry about. From taking and editing pictures to writing amazing blog content that your readers actually want to read… there is a lot to do! And don’t even get me started on trying to monetize your blog by talking with companies and ironing out deals. Being a blogger is a full-time job. And […]

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The Key to Success: Unlocking self-awareness 

The Key to Success: Unlocking self-awareness 

In my late teens and early 20s, I would look at successful people, whether they were a well-known business owner or simply a full-time blogger, and I would be envious. Always. No matter who it was. I was just always jealous. And slightly mad… Is that even okay to say? They seemed to have a certain “it” factor that I couldn’t figure out. And it […]

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The Plugins You Need for Your WordPress Website

The Plugins You Need for Your WordPress Website

If you have a WordPress.org site, then you probably use plugins. Or maybe you are just using plugins without you knowing it. You see, plugins can be a tricky thing. There are so many available to you, some paid and some free, but it’s difficult to know what ones to use. And if you have too many on your website, it could actually be doing more harm […]

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Create Your Success Online: New blog & video series!

Create Your Success Online: New blog & video series!

When I started this website, I knew I wanted to help people understand the online world. But that was about it. I had no idea that I would write posts that would take people from 3k to well over 200k monthly views on Pinterest. I had no idea that I would create an online course to help people understand online content and create amazing content […]

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How to Start an Email List

How to Start an Email List

So you have a website. And you use social media to engage with your audience and help promote your website. But do you have an email list? An email list may seem like a thing of the past. But let me ask you a question… Have you checked your email today? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. 89% of Americans check their email at […]

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How I Went From a Full-Time Employee to a Part-Time Freelancer

How I Went From a Full-Time Employee to a Part-Time Freelancer

Writing this blog post seems too unreal. And honestly, it’s a post that I would never have imagined I would be writing at the young age of 23. But here I am. Sitting at my desk in the home that Alex and I just bought a few weeks ago. This is surreal. I’m not sure I have the right words to say in this post. […]

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