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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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How I Tripled My Pinterest Traffic in Two Weeks

If you’ve been blogging for any amount of time, chances are that you’ve heard the praises of Pinterest sung all around the blogosphere. From affiliate sales to networking to those all-important page views, Pinterest is a traffic gold mine for many bloggers. Some even credit it for up to 90% of their traffic! There’s just one problem: for the Pinterest newbie, it is one tough nut to crack. It took me months to wrap my […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Side Hustling with Swagbucks

This post contains affiliate links. For more information, please see here. Who couldn’t use more free money? Whether you’re an upstart blogger or prepping for the holiday season, extra and easy income is always a welcome surprise. Enter Swagbucks. Part rebate site, part survey site, part everything else, Swagbucks is one of the easiest side hustles I work right now. It consistently brings me gift card after gift card for hardly any time investment at […]

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10 Secrets to Writing Sexy Blog Headlines

When you’re writing a killer blog post, it’s easy to make the headline an afterthought. After all, the most important part is the post itself, isn’t it? The fact is that 80% of people never make it past the headline. There would simply be no point in writing a time-consuming article if no one reads it. The solution? Learn to write bolder, sexier headlines that hook readers from the start. But with 2 million blog […]

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15 Free WordPress Plugins That’ll Rock Your Blog Traffic

Starting a blog can be both extremely rewarding and extremely overwhelming. When you’re first starting out, you need all the help you can get to make your post shine in front of as many viewers as possible. Luckily, these 20 WordPress plugins are sure to give you the boost you need. All for the low price of free! Don’t have a blog yet but want to take the plunge? Click here to get started for […]

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10 Side Hustles You Can Start for $100 or Less

Whether it’s the rising cost of living or the dread of an unfulfilling job, many people these days are looking to side hustles to build a better life. And while these side gigs are usually hobby-based or simple, many people find such success with their side hustles that they are able to say goodbye to their hum-drum day job for good! Sound far-fetched? From self-published authors who make $5k every month to bloggers who rake […]

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5 Ways to Effortlessly Save Money

This post contains affiliate links. For more info, see here. When it comes down to it, financial freedom comes down to two things – making more money or saving more money. And while I’m a big believer in side hustling and increasing your income first, no one says saving has to be a grueling, punishing practice. In fact, there are a number of ways that you can make savings happen automatically. Imagine how good it’ll […]

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