The Quick and Easy Guide to Killing Debt Forever

Just like that, 2018 is already around the corner. A new year means a new you, and what better way to massively improve your life than to improve your finances? Unfortunately, for most of us parasitic debt is draining away at our precious income. Whether it’s car payments, student loans, or the ever-fearsome credit card debt, most of us are shelling out hundreds that could be spent on enjoying the holidays or taking a much-needed vacation. It doesn’t have to be that way. Today I’ll go over a relatively simple but highly effective strategy to kiss debt goodbye forever. Understand […]

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5 Tasks You Should Hire a Virtual Assistant for

Chances are that you got into self-employment for a myriad of attractive reasons. Work at any time of day or night, lounge in your pyjamas, and have an unlimited income potential – who could say no to that? But here’s the thing: when you’re a one-woman show, your potential can only go so high. You know that between writing posts, promoting them, balancing email, and building your strategy, there simply isn’t enough time to do it all. Sometimes you might even find yourself in a panic wondering if you made the right decision – you left the corporate world to […]

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The World Belongs to Girls Who Hustle

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It happens all the time. Maybe it’s your friend, maybe it’s your coworker, or maybe it’s you. They talk a big game about the job they’ll have, the money they’ll make, that book they’ll write, yet year after year, they say the same thing: “some day”. Here’s some not-so-new news: some day never comes. So often we keep ourselves in a negative loop of setting a goal, falling short, disappointing ourselves, and trying to alleviate it by setting harder and less achievable goals. It’s a downward spiral that only leaves us stuck in neutral, feeling as if our big, lofty […]

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How to Take Pinnable Flat-Lay Pics Like a Pro

It’s no secret that Pinterest is one of the greatest sources of traffic for many bloggers (especially if you have a Pinterest manager – wink, wink) . But with it being a visual-based social media platform, it’s critically important that your pins draw attention and get people to click. Best way to do that? With eye-catching, unique photography that you take yourself. Not a photographer? No problem! Today we’ll go over how to take stunning flat-lay pics that will skyrocket your blog’s social media game in no time. Pinterest Inside Secrets No matter what your photography skills look like, there […]

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How to Make an Easy Budget Without Losing Your Mind

Ah, budgets. For most people, saying the word alone is enough to make people break into a cold sweat. We all know they’re a necessary part of a healthy bank account, but not all of us know how to create one that keeps us from pulling our hair out. Not to worry though, girlfriend! Today we’ll go over how to build a foolproof (and emergency-proof) budget that’ll keep your bank account happy and you even happier. What a Budget Does The person who doesn’t know where his next dollar is coming from usually doesn’t know where his last dollar went.” […]

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How to Make a Five-Year Plan That Gets Results

“What would you do if you had a million dollars?” Whether at a job interview, a date, or in those late-night talks among friends, it’s a question we’ve all heard a million times before. We laugh lightly about the luxury cars we’ll drive as we pull into the driveway of our mansion by the sea in some exotic country. We’ll lounge about under the sun as our own personal butlers bring us frozen margaritas by the glistening pool. But is that really what you want? Chances are that, if you’re like most people, literally doing nothing all day isn’t actually […]

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How to Kill Bad Habits for Good

Let’s face it. We all have some habits we could (or should) do without. From something as small as nail biting to something as agonizing as a drinking or eating problem, sometimes it can seem like a life without this awful habit is far beyond reach. You go a week without and, just as you’re feeling proud of yourself, you cave in. How can you shake this once and for all? See the Big Picture How often have you found yourself bound and determined to make a change – say, exercising five times a week, quitting drinking, or losing ten […]

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How to Create an Ideal Reader Persona for Your Blog

I’ll be honest. When I first started blogging, I thought a lot of traditional newbie blogger advice was doohickey. “You need to wait a year before you’ll see any money.” “You need to get on every social media platform and spend 3 hours a day on each.” “You need to have an ideal reader persona put together.” When you’re a new blogger, you simply don’t have time to follow all the “shoulds” you’re bombarded with. You’ve got to prioritize. Which is why many a new blogger skips the ever-important step of figuring out just who you’re writing for. And if […]

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10 Places to Find Gorgeous Free Stock Photos

As bloggers, we know all too well how important good graphics are in creating shareable content. However, if you’re not a natural-born photographer, it can often feel like you’re stuck with cheap, cheesy stock pics or top-dollar designer photos. Worry not, friends! Here I have 10 places to find incredible free stock photos for your blogging pleasure! 1. Unsplash My favorite place to search for free stock photos, Unsplash makes it incredibly easy to find the perfect, high-resolution image for your blog post. Content is added all the time, and it’s honestly the most top-notch free stock option I’ve seen […]

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How to Save 20+ Hours Every Week as a Blogger

With how much there is to do as a blogger, it can easily be a full-time job or more. You can spend 60 hours every week bouncing from social media management to graphic design to comment moderation and still barely find time to write content in the first place! There’s no doubt that all of us could stand to shave a few hours off the ever-growing to-do list every week. Thankfully, there are dozens of tools designed to help bloggers do just that. Here are my favorite ways to save twenty or more hours every week. Boardbooster – Save 7 […]

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